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On Reading

Rowlands, A. and Williams, M. (2017) On Reading. [Project]

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On Reading 10 December 2016 Upstairs and Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall On Reading, brings together artists, writers and performers to explore reading as a distinct and singular practice within contemporary art. With lectures and readings from Hannah Gregory, Karolin Meunier, Elaine Cameron-Weir and Travis Jepson; a remote conversation between Aveek Sen (Calcutta) and Moyra Davey (New York); a Landmark screening of Sidsel Meineche Hansen Seroquel®, 2014; a play by Studio for Propositional Cinema, Cut With Some Pieces of Cinematography: A Sonata for Two Women, 2016; and a DJ set by Steven Warwick aka Heatsick. Events live streamed via ustream as part of Platform, Bergen Kunsthall Off-Site 30-31 January 2017: Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek, Strømgaten 6, 5015 Bergen 1 February 2017: Odda Bibliotek, Rådhuset Opheimsgata 31, 5750 Odda The Quiet Volume, Tim Etchells & Ant Hampton. NOVEL’s Upstairs residency will conclude with The Quiet Volume a whispered, self-generated (autoteatro) performance for two visitors at a time, exploiting the particular tension common to libraries: a combination of silence and concentration within which our experiences of reading and listening unfold. In Oslo NOVEL Upstairs launch, 8 December 2016,at Kunstnernes Hus, as part of Bergen Kunsthall in Oslo, presenting highlights of current programme with Knut Henrik Henriksen and screening of Moyra Davey’s Hemlock Forest, 2016.

Item Type:Project
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Arts and Communication Design > Art > Fine Art
ID Code:68867
Publisher:Bergen Kunsthall

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