Tuesday 4 March 2008

Art e-bulletin no. 45

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Welcome to criticalnetwork e-bulletin no. 45. Here are this week's events, exhibitions, opportunities and information about artists' projects recommended by criticalnetwork.

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And Now China
And Now China? Special Issue of Ctrl+P Journal
Exhibition and Launch event of this special edition in anticipation of China Now, Britain's 'largest festival of Chinese arts'.
Where: Chelsea FutureSpace, London SW1W
When: Tue 11 Mar 2008
Framing the Other: 30 Years After Orientalism
Framing the Other: 30 Years After Orientalism
A 2 day conference examining elements of past and present East/West relations, including colonialism, boundaries and the construction of the 'other'.
Where: The Courtauld Institute, London WC2R
When: Sat 26 Apr 2008
How to Make Europe Dream? - A Cultural Congress
How to Make Europe Dream? - A Cultural Congress
Writers, artists, anthropologists and economists discuss the future of the arts in Europe in a series of free lectures, debates and art events.
Where: Chelsea College of Art and Design, London SW1P
When: Sat 15 and Sun 16 Mar 2008
Kirsten Norrie - 7,013g
Kirsten Norrie - 7,013g
Seven acts, seven nights. A solo exhibition of new live work.
Where: OVADA, Oxford
When: Wed 5 – Wed 12 Mar 2008
Digiville: Feed Lack Loop - Michel O'Connell
Digiville: Feed Lack Loop - Micheál O'Connell
Using a live performer and an Avatar in the Online World Second Life, Micheál O'Connell inquires whether the concept of interactivity, so lauded in contemporary culture, is about Empowerment or possibly leads to its opposite: Control.
Where: Lighthouse, Brighton
When: Thu 6 Mar 2008
It couldnt be made up!
It couldn't be made up!
In association with the Surface gallery, Nottingham Trent University presents five back to back, one week, group exhibitions centred on the alternate readings of the title.
Where: Surface Gallery, Nottingham
When: Mon 25 Feb - Thu 20 Mar 08
ROAM: A Weekend of Walking
ROAM: A Weekend of Walking
Three days of artist led walks and events across Loughborough, featuring Active Ingredient, Claire Blundell Jones, Duncan Speakman, Tim Brennan, Mark Gwynne Jones, Lottie Child and Tamara Ashley and Simone Kenyon.
Where: Loughborough
When: Sat 15 - Mon 17 Mar 2008
Kai-Oi Jay Yung - Paradise Stories
Kai-Oi Jay Yung - Paradise Stories
Interpretions of modern day paradise in response to rapid economic progress and man's attempt to make sense of life.
Where: International Gallery and Renew Rooms, Liverpool
When: Tue 4 Mar - Fri 28 Mar 2008
OPEN / INVITED e v+ a 2008 - Too Early For Vacation
OPEN / INVITED e v+ a 2008 - Too Early For Vacation
Ireland's pre-eminent annual exhibition of contemporary art will present the work of 45 artists from 17 countries of Continental Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas, selected by Hou Hanru.
Where: City-wide venues throughout Limerick City, Ireland
When: Fri 7 Mar – Sun 25 May 2008

Upcoming talks:
Bill Fontana – 'Acoustic Simultaneity and the Sculpture of Sound'
Discussing his philosophy, practice and ambitions as well as the evolution of the 'sound sculptures' for which he is internationally renowned.
When: Mon 10 Mar 2008, 6 – 7.30pm
Where: Lecture Theatre, Chelsea College of Art & Design, Atterbury Street, London SW1P 4JU
Click here for further information.

Gustav Metzger - Talking Art
Interviewed by Andrew Wilson, Curator of Modern and Contemporary British Art at Tate. £8 (£6 concessions), booking recommended
When: Sat 29 Mar 2008, 2-3.30pm
Where: Tate Modern Starr Auditorium
Click here for further information.

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