RE: TOWARDS A MINOR HISTORY OF EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCE
A collection of textual and visual essays based on the exhibition Celebration of the Body organized by Ingrid and Iain Baxter (N.E. Thing Co.) in 1976 in Kingston, Canada, and its reactivation in 2012 in three acts: in Lyon, Saint-Fons and London, by Fabien Pinaroli et al.
Launch of the English-language edition published by the Paris-based it: éditions. The book presents a wide range of responses from artists, curators, and scholars to the 1976 Olympics-themed N.E. Thing Co. Ltd. exhibition held at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre.
Saturday, February 3rd at 4:00pm
Small World Music Centre
180 Shaw Street, Studio 101
What if NETCO … a tactile slide show
A short performance-presentation engaging concepts of counterfactuals by Fabien Pinaroli. This divergent thinking in history will serve certain important features of NETCO veiled since the appearance of photo conceptualism. The performance will also address questions relative to sport, light, and information.
Bio to come.
Bio to come.
Bio to come.
Rebecca Noone is a Canadian artist and a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto. Her work brings together conceptual art practices and social scientific research methods in order to explore the everyday encounters and interactions with information, systems, and technologies.
Charles Stankievech is a Canadian artist whose research has explored issues such as the notion of “fieldwork” in the embedded landscape, the military industrial complex, and the history of technology. His diverse body of work has been shown internationally at the Louisiana Museum, Copenhagen; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; MassMoca, Massachussetts; Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal; Canadian Centre for Architecture; National Gallery of Canada; and the Venice Architecture and SITE Santa Fe Biennales. His lectures for Documenta 13 and the 8th Berlin Biennale were as much performance as pedagogy while his writing has been published in academic journals by MIT and Princeton Architectural Press and the art publishers e-flux and Sternberg. His award winning curatorial projects includeMagnetic Norths at the Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University and CounterIntelligence at the Art Museum, University of Toronto. Since 2011, he has been co-director of the art and theory press K. Verlag in Berlin. Since 2015 he has been a contributing editor of Afterall Journal. He was a founding faculty member of the Yukon School of Visual Arts in Dawson City, Canada and is currently the Director of Visual Studies in the Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto.Studio Stankievech: www.stankievech.n