Time: 6–7pm Thursday 1st November 2018
Venue: Pallas Projects/Studios
Admission free - All welcome - No booking required
Join the artists Ann Ensor and Louisa Casas for their conversation responding to their exhibition Matter Has No Destiny with fellow artists and members of a New Materialism reading group HEAVY WEATHER. This will be an open discussion referring specifically to a text Contingency and Complexity by Iranian philosopher Reza Negarestani. Participation is encouraged and welcome.
The text is available to download from the link bellow, also the copies of the text will be available at the gallery.
HEAVY WEATHER is a reading group, initiated by artist Emma McKeagney, of peer artists who are interested in New Materialism as a driving force for artistic practice with common interests in materiality and allowing material to drive artistic process symbiotically alongside conceptual idea. New Materialism is a large and all encompassing frame of mind, but it comes down to moving away from the belief that humans dominate a hierarchy of matter; breaking down this notion it also questions what presumptions we have collectively taken on board while this belief has been the hegemonic one.