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Aylwyn Walsh

Work/Travail/Arbeid – Anne Teresa de Keersmaker

Extract from article on e-flux: What would it mean for choreography to perform as an exhibition? That is the question at the origin of Work/Travail/Arbeid, a newly commissioned project by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. Straightforward as it may seem, the implications unsettle both… Continue Reading →

Jeanette Winterson: Art Objects

Quote from Jeanette Winterson’s book on aesthetics, Art Objects: “Long looking at paintings is equivalent to being dropped into a foreign city, where gradually, out of desire and despair, a few key words, then a little syntax make a clearing… Continue Reading →

A Performed lecture by La Pocha Nostra

See Guillermo-Gomez-Pena’s keynote lecture for This is Live Art, at an event held in Bristol recently.   http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/blog/lauk-gathering-weathering-the-storm-key-note/      

Controversial gallery loans – whose cultural inheritance?

Read Paul Mason’s lively argument about the political, social and cultural problems of mobilising artefacts around the world – in this case, the example of the Elgin marbles loaned to a Russian gallery.   http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/commentisfree/2015/feb/15/way-to-end-row-over-parthenon-marbles-virtual-reality

The transformative power of art – Jeanette Winterson

  Quote from Jeanette Winterson (2015) ‘Jeanette Winterson on the Transforming Power of Art’ . [online. 14/02/2015. Available at  http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/feb/14/jeanette-winterson-transforming-power-art-whitworth The Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester reopens this weekend with the message “Fall in love again”. It’s the right message. Creativity in… Continue Reading →

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