This month I was invited to present at a conference at Parsons New School in New York called Project Anywhere, Art at The Outermost Limits of Location Specificity. I was on a panel called ‘We Are’.
I really enjoyed the other panelists work and the conversations that begun around it. There was a sense of the immaterial in all of our practices, an absence.
The dialogues started here and some of the ideas that are around it will be available in an upcoming publication.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE EXPLORES ART AT THE OUTERMOST LIMITS OF LOCATION SPECIFICITY AT PARSONS NYC.
The Project Anywhere conference (free event to attend) will explore the challenge of producing and disseminating art and research outside traditional circuits. How should art and research that takes place outside traditional contexts and timeframes in the fields of the visual arts, design and performance be validated, experienced and disseminated? What alternatives exist to the traditional role of the curator? How should a...
I attended a 3 day Symposium and exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago on the theme of A Lived Practice, where life is seen as the site of the artwork. It brought together socially engaged practitioners to speak to an audience of artists and art workers. We heard from Beuysian theorists and city farmers, and Ernesto Pujol, my mentor, gave a performatice lecture on 'The Art of Consciousness' that was a truly captivating and evocative experience where they asked "Can a life practice be an art practice? With this fall program of exhibitions, symposium, events, and books, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago explores the role artists can play in shaping the future."