2012 : BODY OF WORK, IASPIS, STOCKHOLM
During her Iaspis residency and her stay in Stockholm, Lucie Fontaine will host a series of talks and organize a series of exhibitions. The series of talks will be based on the following topics: authorship, signature, creativity and labor. All the activities will take place in Lucie Fontaine’s studio at Iaspis on Maria Skolgata 83 in Stockholm. Meetings start at 6 pm and will be held in English. The guests are:
March 28 ~ Agnieszka Kurant
Agnieszka Kurant is an artist based in Warsaw. She is interested in the ways in which trying to interpret the world logically results in a fictional version of reality. Her works explore how things created – as fictions, rumors, paranormal phenomena as well as objects not existing materially – enter into economy and politics of contemporary world. This meeting is made in collaboration with the Polish Institute in Stockholm.
April 17 ~ Claire Fontaine
Claire Fontaine is a Paris-based collective artist, founded in 2004. After lifting her name from a popular brand of school notebooks, Claire Fontaine declared herself a “readymade artist” and began to elaborate a version of neo-conceptual art that often looks like other people’s work. This meeting is made in collaboration with Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation.
May 9 ~ Josefine Wikström
Josefine Wikström is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (Kingston University). The title of her thesis is “Performance After Post-Fordism: Towards a Materialist Ontology in Performance,” which investigates performance art as a category of labor in connection to Karl Marx’s Theses on Feuerbach.
May 29 ~ Lee H. Jones and Föreningen JA! // The YES! Association
Lee H. Jones is a highly acclaimed organic intellectual, an activist thinker and a celebrated public speaker. Jones is also a well-known figure in the activist community. Founded in 2005, Föreningen JA! // The YES! Association is a separatist association for art workers whose practices and activities are informed by feminism with an intersectional perspective.
June 5 ~ Daniel McClean
Daniel McClean is a London-based independent curator, writer, and art-legal adviser. He worked with Superflex on a series of site-specific art commissions exploring the use of rules, instructions, contracts and performance in the contexts of contemporary art and the law. He has advised a wide range of public and private art world clients, including the Arts Council of England, Gagosian, Haunch of Venison, and Tate. He regularly writes on art legal matters.
June 11 ~ Andreas Gedin
Andreas Gedin is an artist and PhD in Fine arts based in Stockholm. His works combines an interest for ideas, communication, logistics, texts and power relations. Often his works interferes with given rules. The works can be presented in small actions, videos, text, photography or whatever suites the art works best.
In parallel to the aforementioned series of meetings Lucie Fontaine will transform her studio at Iaspis into an exhibition space – a satellite of her space in Milan – which program will include solo projects and curated shows featuring artists from her entourage, special guests and more. All exhibitions in Stockholm are open during Iaspis office hours from Monday to Friday from 9 am to noon and from 1 pm to 5 pm or by appointment.
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