Interview with Leisure

Publication Date
Saturday, October 13, 2018

Leisure is a conceptual, collaborative art practice between Meredith Carruthers and Susannah Wesley, both based in Montréal. Working together under the name “Leisure” since 2004, they engage with cultural and historical narratives through research, conversation, published texts, curatorial projects, and art production. Leisure has produced exhibitions and special projects in Canada and abroad, and participated in residencies at The Rooms (St. John’s, Newfoundland, 2016), KIAC (Dawson City, Yukon, 2010), Kunstverein das weisse haus (Vienna, Austria, 2008), and Banff Centre for the Arts (Banff, Alberta, 2007). Their recent research on collaboration, gesture, and spatial narrative includes How One Becomes What One Is (Musée d’art de Joliette, 2018), Conversation with Magic Forms (VU Photo, 2017), Panning for Gold/Walking You Through It (Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, 2017), Conversations with Magic Stones as part of The Let Down Reflex (EFA, New York, 2016), and Dualité/Dualité (Artexte, Montreal, 2015).

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