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ACTUAL

In contact with the wild

Michael Günzburger talks to Gabriel Gee of his and Lukas Bärfuss publication 'Contact', published at Patrick Frey, 2017

Hinterland part  II:  blood as a rover

at Corner College, Zurich

with Jürgen Baumann, Gregory Collavini, David Jacques, Tuula Narhinen & Claudia Stöckli

Vernissage: Saturday June 2nd, 18h
with a performance by Caludia Stöckli at 19H: Borderless poetics in fluidity

'Hinterland: The eyes of the lighthouse; blood as a rover'

an exhibition in two parts at Corner College, Zurich, May-June 2018 

PART 1: The eyes of the lighthouse, with, Monica Ursina Jäger, Cliona Harmey & Salvatore Vitale

PART 2: Blood as a rover,  with Jürgen Baumann, Gregory Collavini, David Jacques, Tuula Narhinen & Claudia Stöckli 

curated by Gabriel Gee & Anne-Laure Franchette

RESEARCH ENCOUNTER
Maritime Poetics: from coast to hinterland 
25-27 MAY
PROGRAM

'All so Near: Textile Bodies, Chinagirls and Archi-Finance'

An exhibition at Faktor Künsterlhaus, Hamburg, 20-22 April 2018, with Amélie Brisson Darveau, Johanna Bruckner & Cora Piantoni, 

curated by Gabriel Gee

Cora Piantoni publishes Buon lavoro! Four films on Workers' communities, Archive books, 2018. The book documents four of her recent films: Wir waren das Kino (2010-16), Politik in der Höhe (2013), Arbeitslieder (2014), Radio GAP (2016)

With essays by Catherine Hug, Silvia Simoncelli, Gabriel Gee and Federica Martini

Gabriel Gee publishes Art in the North of England, Routledge, an Ashgate book, 2017

"This book is a very clear and comprehensively written historiographical overview of the production and consumption of contemporary visual arts in the North of England in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. The study is divided in three chrono- logical parts, each focusing on a particular decade. The historical starting point is the election of the leader of the Conservative Party, Margaret Thatcher, as prime minister in 1979. It ends with the global financial crisis of 2008.

 The author intertwines a theoretical art historical methodology with a specific socio-political historical context in a clearly defined geographic region. The relationship between political, social and economic changes, such as massive deindustrialization, the decline of working-class communities and the search for urban regeneration and reconstruction, and artistic developments — ‘aesthetic thought and modes of visual expression’ — is thoroughly analyzed."  Peter Rogiest, Cambridge University Press Library Journal, 2017

PORT RIVER CITY includes a series of artistic interventions and film screenings in Dublin between the 17th and 29th September 2017. Curated by Alice Butler and Daniel Fitzpatrick of AEMI, and Cliona Harmey, the program explores the geographical and historical textures of the Liffey from the Poolbeg lighthouse to the inner city and hinterland.

Check their website HERE, together with a publication for which Gabriel Gee contributes an essay entitled 'Seen - Unseen: hybrid rivers in the 21st century' which can be downloaded THERE 

La bibliothèque à déplacer des Presses éditables (the to-be-moved library): Vincent Fradet and Gabriel Gee participate in the BIG Geneva at the invitation of Volume from the 16th to the 18th of June: in a maritime container, visitors will be invited to rearrange the rhizomic constellations stemming from the four collective publications edited by Les Presses éditables: check the news here

Made in Taiwan: Yang Mao-Lin talks to Gabriel Gee as Taipei Fine Arts Museum held a major retrospective of his work earlier this year. Read also Gabriel Gee's essay on 'a hybrid marine' in the work of Yang Mao Lin on Doppiozero (Italian)