Current article in Sight and Sound by Charlie Fox
Lindsay Seers, Public Talk at Arnolfini, Bristol, 22nd April 2015, 6.30pm
Seers wrestles again to rethink the format of the 'artist's talk'. This time she will employ a method she uses to make her work.
Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA. Box Office +44 (0)117 917 2300
Venice Biennale, 6th May – 26th July 2015
Doug Fishbone’s Leisure Land Golf. Golf holes by artists: Lindsay Seers, John Akomfrah, Ellie Harrison, Candice Jacobs, Hetain Patel, Yinka Shonibare, Eyal Weizman and Doug Fishbone.
EM15 Venue 40, Castello. 30122 - Venice
Use the GPS location 45°25'58.6"N 12°21'32.0"E to find the venue on google maps.
(Please note you need to cross the Fondamenta Sant’Anna bridge to reach the EM15 venue. EM15 is adjacent to the pavilions of Bahrain and Catalonia.)
Previews and Opening Times:
Launch event: Thursday 7th May 2015, 5 - 7pm
Open to the public: Saturday 9th May 2015 – Sunday 26th July 2015
Opening times: Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 6pm (closed Mondays)
Artist Novels. The Book Lovers Publication, 6 May, 7pm
X Marks the Bökship, Matt's Gallery, 42-44 Copperfield Rd, London E3 4RR
Book Launch with a conversation between Lindsay Seers, Gareth Long, David Maroto and Joanna Zielinska.
This publication is devoted to the phenomenon of the artist novel, and whether it can be considered to be a medium in its own right within the visual arts. Visual artists create different strategies to integrate their novels into their practice. Introducing traits that are particular to narrative literature into the visual arts implies the accentuation of some features over others, such as narration, fiction, identification, and the act of reading and its protracted engagement, as well as distribution in public space. An artist’s approach comes fundamentally from the visual arts. The creation of an artist novel doesn’t differ from any other artwork. Both processes feed into each other as they evolve within the same body of works. Thanks to the contributions of a selected group of artists, writers, curators, and scholars this publication strives to demonstrate that literature, when treated by visual artists, can take place well beyond the space of the book.
Edited by David Maroto, Joanna Zielińska
Texts by Lindsay Seers, Roland Barthes, Liam Gillick, Kenneth Goldsmith, Tom McCarthy, Ingo Niermann, Seth Price, Seth Siegelaub, et al.; excerpts from artist novels by Guy de Cointet, Henry Joseph Darger, Yayoi Kusama, Jill Magid, et al.