Thursday, 16 July 2009

SPACE EXHIBITIONS ||| SEP/OCT



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SPACE EXHIBITIONS ||| SEP/OCT
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Preview: Thursday 3rd Sep 6-9pm
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Exhibitions run from the 4th Sep - 17th Oct 2009
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Line Up:
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GALLERY: TOM ELLIS
ANNEXE: NEU! RICHARD JOHN JONES
LIBRARY: OPENING!
FOYER: CAMILLA LYON
COURTYARD: DEAN BALDWIN

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GALLERY /// TOM ELLIS: "GET ME A SHOW IN CHINA"

Q Talk to me about heresy. Is a heretic disposition – as embodied in your own work and

that of those who you respect – more enchanting to you than a revolutionary one?

A Yes! Yes! Yes!

Q Do objects exist independently of you?

A Yes! Yes! Yes!

Q How would you react to the classification of your work as ‘non-art’? By this

classification I don’t mean ‘anti-art’ (or an equivalently antagonistic reproach), but specifically

‘non art’: a use of art that remains constitutively foreign to the norms and aims governing the

properly artistic practice of art?

A Yes! Yes! Yes!

Q In line with some of the leading thinkers in contemporary realist philosophy, do you

concur that Nihilism, far from being some form of existential quandary, is in fact something of

a speculative opportunity?

A Yes! Yes! Yes!


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ANNEXE /// NEU! RICHARD JOHN JONES: ‘PROH-SOH’ PA-PEER’ Part II

Launching the NEU! young artist exhibition platform and following on from a performance and live film shoot held at Auto Italia South East in early August, Richard John Jones presents the second instalment of his project PROH-SOH' PA-PEER.

PROH-SOH’ PA-PEER* is a sustained exploration of the representational logic of the mainstream media – in particular, the role the media has in shaping the ideological predicates of contemporary political, activist and libidinal (in particular queer) subject positions.

* The exhibition’s title is a phonetic play on the word ‘prosopopoeia’: a rhetorical device in which a speaker or writer communicates to an audience by speaking as another person or object.


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THE LIBRARY /// NEW!

Ongoing independent publication library, installed and curated by Kris Latocha of Paperback Magazine. Launch night TBC

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FOYER /// CAMILLA LYON

Camilla Lyon inaugurates a new rotation of works presented in the gallery reception area with 'Rorschach' (2009).

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COURTYARD /// DEAN BALDWIN: MINI-BAR
Dean Baldwin, fresh participating in Canada's contribution to the Venice Biennial, presents his “Mini-Bar”: a fully functional dive bar installed in the courtyard space.
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Wednesday, 1 July 2009

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