Symposium: So Duchamp (Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery) [Crawley, WA]
Saturday October 6, 2018 - 11:00 AM
Woolnough Lecture Theatre UWA
35 Stirling Hwy,
Crawley , WA 6009
Christy Filipich & Linda Beales
Language/ Cultural Consultant:
About the Show
Co-hosted by the Institute of Advanced Studies and the UWA Cultural Precinct.
Venue is the Woolnough Lecture Theatre, 2 minute walk from LWAG.
Enquiries to LWAG (email@example.com or 08 6488 3707) or Institute of Advanced Studies (firstname.lastname@example.org)
A free public symposium presented in conjunction with the exhibition HERE&NOW18: Besides, it is always the others who die on show at LWAG from 1 September until 8 December 2018. Join artists, academics and curators in examining the omnipresent legacy of Marcel Duchamp within contemporary art. Is Duchamp relevant to the significant challenges of today?
• Dr Marcus Moore, Senior Lecturer, School of Art, Massey University, New Zealand.
• Lara Nicholls, Curator 19th Century Australian Art, the National Gallery of Australia.
• Robert Cook, Curator of Contemporary Design and International Art, the Art Gallery of Western Australia.
Artist Talks by Julie Dowling, Carly Lynch, Dr Perdita Phillips, Bjoern Rainer-Adamson, Dr Alex Spremberg and Peter & Molly
Image: Bjoern Rainer-Adamson, Moments of conflict (mechanical contention) (detail), 2018, plywood, deconstructed Victor mechanical calculator from 1969 parts reassembled with additional electric motors, 97 x 200 x 85cm. © the artist.
About the exhibition:
HERE&NOW18 will present new works from Western Australian artists Perdita Phillips, Alex Spremberg, Carly Lynch, Peter & Molly, Julie Dowling, and Bjoern Rainer-Adamson that respond to the challenge of contemporary art set by Marcel Duchamp