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Exhibition Events

Closing Event

Community without Propinquity

26.11.2011
Stuart Whipps (2010) Thamesmead 001

Stuart Whipps (2010) Thamesmead 001

Stuart Whipps (2010) Thamesmead 001

Closing Event
Community without Propinquity

Saturday 26 November / From 2pm / Free

 

Join us on the final weekend of our current Project Space exhibition Community without Propinquity, for an afternoon of panel discussions, live performances and special video screenings.

 

Film Screening / 2pm

Pierre Huyghe Streamside Day Follies (2003).

Video, 16mm transferred to DVD, 26:00 mins. 

 

A film documenting the inaugural ceremony of a nascent suburban development, Streamside Knolls, located in the Hudson Valley. 

 

Panel Discussion / 3pm

Speakers inlcude:

 

  • David Lock CBE

Founder member of the MK Urban Studies Centre and, in 1987, became President of Milton Keynes Discovery Centre.

 

  • Anthony Iles

Writer of criticism, fiction and theory. His work engages with discussions of public space, cultural capital and regeneration. He is Assistant Editor of Mute magazine

 

  • Roman Vasseur

Artist and curator. In 2008 he was appointed ‘Lead Artist’ to Harlow, a post-war New Town in Essex, in the build up to the town’s second phase of regeneration.

 

  • Claire Louise Staunton

Director and curator of Inheritance Projects

 

Artist Presentations / 5pm

Kelly Large / Emma Hedditch

 

Screening & Q&A / 6pm

Carry Gorney, Introduced by artist Mark Aerial Waller.

 

Carry Gorney is a Systemic Psychotherapist and writer. She has worked with Inter-Action in London and  Milton Keynes, developing the use of video for community participation. This became the basis for a series of television programmes broadcast on MK Channel 40 from 1977 to 1979.

 

Performance / 7pm

Patrick Staff performance with Milton Keynes' Madcap Performers.

 

A video and performance work by artist Patrick Staff with Milton Keynes' Madcap Performers. The work has developed out of a period of research at the archive of the Milton Keynes Discovery Centre, involving a number of interviews with key planners and academic researchers and participatory workshops. The project explores urban design, growth developments, the history of the garden city and New Town movements with a particular focus on the role of the irrational, mystic and holistic in these plans and cities and how such knowledge is produced, circulated and understood by a community.

 

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Coach Travel from London to MK Gallery

26 November 2011 / £8.00 rtn.

 

Bus departs from outside Iniva, Rivington Place, London EC2A 3BA / See map

Nearest Tube: Old Street

 

Departs Iniva, London at 13:00

Arrives at MK Gallery, Milton Keynes 14:45 (approx)

 

Returns from MK Gallery at 19:45,

Arrives at Iniva, London 21:15 (approx)

 

 

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