Sited amongst screens, reminiscent of office work cubicles and temporary exhibition stands, providing a spacial grid within the gallery space, discussion and short presentations of ideas relating to the diagram on 13th Saturday February, followed by a day of display on the 14th February of selected works.
13th and 14th February 2010 - FormContent project space: 51-63 Ridley Road, London E8 2NP.
Start at 14:00
Brief introduction to the day and introduction of invited people.
Dr John Mullarkey’s lecture Diagrammatic Actualism, ACTUAL VIRTUAL (selected half hour)
“My argument is basically that, whereas Deleuze tends to think of his diagrams as virtual processes – as only a potentially concrete (or actual) thing – I believe that it is better to think of them as already actual processes.”
touching on ideas relating to the working drawing, and the performative object.
Presentation of An Improvised Diagram Syllabus - an overview of the diagram ranging from Rodchenko to Gabriel Orozco - and photographic and video work by Rachel Lois Clapham and Alex Eisenberg.
Reading of two recent texts and screening of her video work Jet (2’)
Presentation and discussion around his work Holding this objecty/making this objecty
Presentation and discussion of the diagram as linguistic moment
Presentation of a new series of drawings and of the most recent Empty Gallery Interviews
Presentation of the artist book DO SOMETHING and of the radio/text work Musica Practica.
Gemma and Hannah Sharpe:
Works by Hannah Sharpe associated with text by Gemma Sharpe will be on display
3 balloons - balanced to transcribe in mercurial lines a diagram of almost anything.
End at 18:00