In this video CAS artists talk to each other about the ideas and images that had emerged by midweek. As the gallery is open to visitors, the group was pleasantly surprised to be joined by Nicky 5.min in.
Present: Cell group 3 (Kirsty Smith, Maija Liepins, Isaac) and Nicky
If you want to skip to a specific subject when listening, use the list below.
1.min – ‘You aren’t you are you?’ – idea and responses
4.min – We resolve to ‘do the questionnaire’ later titled ‘Welcome To You’
6.min – Isaac explains why he created a second image in an attempt to replace ‘In Or Out?’ with ‘We/They’
8.06 – Isaac explains the story behind the We/They background image
11.20 – Responses to the We/They image. We explore the relationship between the words “we” and “they”
14.43 – Talking about Awareness and Seeing in Performative/’Performative’ art
17.50 – Talking about Isaac’s ‘A Lottery’ performance based on the classic American short story ‘The Lottery’
… oh and the futility of world peace in the presence of dissensus (the presence of multiple viewpoints)
20.40 – Where is Dave? (Chosen questions from Week 2 handover documents) – plus “is CAS ‘we’ or ‘they’?”
21.45 – Isaac explains why he hung bread in the gallery
26.22 – A reminder: Join the artists at The Laboratory of Dissent Symposium 23 – 24 September
26.36 – Film ends with shot of a printer printing ‘Welcome to You’ questions for personal reflection.
Maija Liepins is collaborating with Kirsty Smith and Isaac Whitcombe during the Laboratory of Dissent project, a new exhibition at The Winchester Gallery. You can join the dialogue at the Laboratory of Dissent Symposium on 23 – 24 September. Book today on Eventbrite.