Initially we agreed to divide the gallery space to different domestic areas: ‘living-room’, ‘kitchen’, ‘storage’, ‘library’, ‘music room’, ‘studio’. However, when artists came to the gallery they each set her work in a specific part of the gallery, pushing to the side the idea of allocating spaces as above. Susan chose a wall on which […]
Laboratory of Dissent Domesticating conflicts Bibliography Panel discussion – Symposium Laboratory of Dissent Laboratory Dissent Domesticating conflicts 2015 – 1 Domesticating conflict text for PPP
HANDOVER FROM GROUP 1. “IF NOT THIS THEN WHAT?” IN RESIDENCE FROM: 24.08.2015 TO 28.08.2015 LYDIA HEATH AMY WYATT DAWN EVANS TO: GROUP 2. ”DOMESTICATING CONFLICT” YONAT NITZAN -GREEN LAURENCE DUBE-RUSHBY CLARISSE WISSER SUSAN FRANCIS DATE: Tuesday 1ST SEPTEMBER 2015 [no earlier than 9.30 am and no later than 10.30 am] The […]
PRE –LAB REPORT DATE: 20TH AUGUST 2015 Technicians: Lydia Heath BA Fine Art Amy Wyatt BA Graphic Art Dawn Evans MA Fine Art Place of Lab: The Winchester Gallery, Park Avenue, Winchester SO23 8DL Period of experimentation: 24th August to 28th August 2015 What concept[s] is this […]
Performance becomes Spectacle Spectacle becomes Entertainment Entertainment becomes Passivity Passivity becomes Consent Consent becomes Democracy* *(no words are exchanged, roles are assumed, objectives are achieved) Yonat Nitzan-Green performing ‘Dust Collection’ (‘Agitation 1’).
Amy Wyatt, Dawn Evans, Lydia Heath & Helen Northcott in conversation responding to ‘Agitation 1’ by Laurence Dube-Rushby.
During the Laboratory of Dissent the Winchester Gallery becomes a site for investigation rather than a showcase of finished work. Fourteen CAS artists will divide into 4 groups and each will occupy the gallery for a week, using Chantal Mouffe’s essay ‘Artistic Activism and Agonistic Spaces’ as a starting point for collaboration. This is an experimental exhibition exploring dissent as a […]
‘Night Vision’ on Saturday 6th June was a visual performance inspired by the hidden world of the night. In her research, artist Susan Francis found that very little has been written about the night time. Our “entire history is only the history of waking men.” This first led Susan to interview women at night, and in […]