Join us for the launch of (Un)doing. (Un)making. on Wednesday 27th April, 3.00 – 7.00pm, with talks, discussion and performances.
(Un)doing. (Un)making. is an exhibition curated by Sam Derounian of sculpture, video, painting, and performance that takes dramaturge and critic Bertolt Brecht’s concept of the ‘Verfremdungseffekt’ or alienation/estrangement effect as its starting point. Exhibiting artists: Sam Derounian, Benedict Drew , Michael Dryden , Katrine Holmgren, Tess E. McKenzie, Jabulani Maseko, John Henry Newton, Hardeep Pandhal, Max Prus, Anna Reading , Harriet Rickard (Performance), Owen Thackeray , Yuyu Wang (Performance), Jack West. The exhibition continues until Thursday 12th May.
3pm: Michael Shane Boyle will talk on ‘Brechtian Innovations and Capitalist Alienation.’ More about Michael Shane Boyle at http://www.sed.qmul.ac.uk/staff/boyles.html
4pm: (Un)doing. (Un)making. curator Sam Derounian will introduce the exhibition and discuss the work in a Q&A with exhibiting artists.
5.30pm: Yuyu Wang “the object: sheep skin with pins” 2016 The artist will guide you step-by-step through how to best ‘use’ her ‘Sheepskin with Pins’ work, displayed in the gallery.
6.30pm: Harriet Rickard “Foxes have pointy faces” 2016 Harriet’s performance will take the convention of the wildlife documentary as its starting point. Featuring a live piano recital and video feed.
Image: Benedict Drew