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OPENING TALK : ART OF EXISTENCE
Artist Tehching Hsieh joins curator Adrian Heathfield in a presentation around his work and its concerns. Leading thinkers from the visual arts, performance and architecture will respond to the Doing Time exhibition and discuss the relation of Hsieh’s work to questions of endurance, time and urban space.
speakers
Tehching Hsieh | Tehching Hsieh is a Brooklyn-based artist. He is represented by Sean Kelly Gallery, New York.
Adrian Heathfield | Adrian Heathfield is a curator, author and editor of many books on performance art including Out of Now and Live: Art and Performance. He is Professor of Performance and Visual Culture at the University of Roehampton, London, UK.
Carol Becker | Carol Becker is the author of numerous books on contemporary art including The Subversive Imagination and Thinking in Place. She is Dean of Faculty and Professor of the Arts at Columbia University School of the Arts, USA.
Peggy Phelan | Peggy Phelan is the author of key works on performance including Unmarked and Mourning Sex. She is Ann O’Day Maples Professor in the Arts, Professor of Drama and of English at Stanford University, USA.
Jane Rendell | Jane Rendell is the author of many works in spatial and architectural theory, including Site-Writing, and Art and Architecture. She is Professor of Architecture and Art, and Vice Dean of Research at the Bartlett, University College London, UK.
Time
12 May 2017 | 2pm – 4.30pm
Venue
Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Santa Maria Formosa, Castello 5252, 30122 Venice, Italy
Contact
Yachi Hsu | yachihsu@tfam.gov.tw
RSVP
Please RSVP before 5pm 11 May 2017 (CET)
CLOSING TALK : WASTING TIME
Artist Tehching Hsieh and curator Adrian Heathfield are joined by leading figures from the fields of performance theory, philosophy and anthropology to mark the close of Hsieh’s exhibition Doing Time. Responding to the propositions around time, labour and productivity in this work, the participants will discuss the use of negation and waste in contemporary arts practice.
speakers
Tehching Hsieh | Tehching Hsieh is a Brooklyn-based artist. He is represented by Sean Kelly Gallery, New York.
Adrian Heathfield | Adrian Heathfield is a curator, author and editor of many books on performance art including Out of Now and Live: Art and Performance. He is Professor of Performance and Visual Culture at the University of Roehampton, London, UK.
Tim Ingold | Tim Ingold is an anthropologist whose many books on art and nature include The Life of Lines and Being Alive. He is Chair of Social Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen, UK.
Bojana Kunst | Bojana Kunst is a philosopher, performance theorist and author of Artist at Work. She is a Professor at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies at Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany.
Jow Jiun Gong | Jow Jiun Gong is a critic, curator and translator of the Chinese language version of Out of Now. He is also Associate Professor and Director of the Doctoral Program in Art Creation and Theory, National Tainan University of the Arts, Taiwan.
Time
24 November 2017 | 2pm – 4.30pm
Venue
Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Santa Maria Formosa, Castello 5252, 30122 Venice, Italy
Contact
Yachi Hsu | yachihsu@tfam.gov.tw
Not Yet Open
Please RSVP before 6pm 23 Nov 2017 (CET)