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Join artists Walter van Rijn, creator the Being Human font, and Jane Birkin to discuss art and archives, words and images, descriptions and lists, titles and text as art. Start Date: SAT 21st October 2017 14:00 Venue: Tower House, Town Quay Road, Southampton SO14 […]
#REDboard2017, an off-site project from RED Contemporary Arts in Hull. REDboard is a curated series of thirteen billboard interventions which showcase the works of artists (local and international) that respond to Hull UK City of Culture’s four seasonal programmes. Funded by Hull UK City of […]
Text from forthcoming book: Unconsumable Global Luxury Dispersion: A_Selection_From (2017)
It introduces the terms unconsumable, global, luxury and dispersion, in relation to my artist’s practice and my upcoming exhibition at the Hansard Gallery.
Unconsumable Global Luxury Dispersion (UGLyD) is a project that collects and disperses artwork titles related to an exhibition history. In collaboration with the John Hansard Gallery, Walter van Rijn has aggregated more than 5000 artwork titles from work exhibited in the gallery at the Highfield Campus from the first exhibition in 1980 till the last in 2016.
I have recently published my thesis online at the academia website. Here is the abstract and link to download.
For this exhibition I archived and catalogued all the physical remains of the artwork I produced during my doctoral research. All objects are boxed up and delivered to the gallery. The condition and display in which these objects are shown is contingent on the choices […]