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Affinities An afternoon of conversations with the artists of the Affinities series

May
26
2016
Admission
Free admission
Date and time
Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 2 PM to 5 PM
About

This afternoon organised with Hexagram UQAM/Concordia will offer the opportunity to discuss the practices of the various artists participating in the Affinities event series. These interdisciplinary artists, whose works fall into the various categories such as art, dance, poetry, and music share a similar vanguard spirit to that of Joan Jonas. Each artist, in their own way explore modes of movement, sound and non-linear storytelling, reflective of a constantly evolving collective imaginary that reflects and shapes the various socio-political contexts we live in. A mode of production that is emblematic for present and past affinities between visual arts, new media and performance based practices, invested in exploring the politics of the exhibition as a site that frames situations and encounters and produces knowledge.

Guests
Barbara Clausen
Joan Jonas
Tanya Lukin Linklater
taisha paggett
Cheryl Sim

Moderated by Barbara Clausen and Cheryl Sim
Please note that the talk will be in English. Limited number of seats: first come, first seated.

Sound documentation of this talk is available on Hexagram’s website.

Joan Jonas
They Come to Us without a Word II, 2015
Production still
Photo: Moira Ricci
Courtesy of the artist

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