Nina Power & Redell Olsen
A talk on the philosophy and control of public space
London launch of 'Punk Faun: a bar rock pastel' (Subpress, 2012)
Parasol Unit, 14 Wharf Road, N1 7RW
Thurs 13th Dec
Drinks from 6.30pm, event begins at 7.00pm
Arrive early to view the retrospective of work by Jannis Kounellis as well as Shezad Dawood's 'New Dream Machine Project' in the winter pavilion
Tickets: £5/£4 conc
Nina Power is a senior lecturer in philosophy at Roehampton University and is the author of 'One-Dimensional Woman' (Zer0 Books, 2009).
Redell Olsen's recent projects include films and texts for performance: ‘Bucolic Picnic (or, Toile de Jouy Camouflage)’ (2009), ‘Newe Booke of Copies’ (2009-10), 'SPRIGS and Spots' (2011-12) and the site-specific collaboration for film and performance "Lost Pool" (2010). Her previous publications include 'Book of the Fur' (rem press, 2000) and 'Secure Portable Space' (Reality Street, 2004). 'Punk Faun: a bar rock pastel' (2012) is just out from Subpress. She is a Reader in Poetic Practice at Royal Holloway, University of London. For more see: http://redellolsen.co.uk/wordpress/
Jannis Kounellis was part of the Arte Povera movement in Italy that emerged during the 1960s. On show at Parasol Unit will be works such as Untitled (Carboniera), 1967; Untitled (steel plate and braid),1969, on loan from Centre George Pompidou, Musée national d’art; Metamorphosis, 1984, and Untitled, 1977, an electric train moving on steel plates installed around one of the pillars of the gallery.
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