Joan Jonas Lines in the Sand, 2002. Multi-media installation: 3 video elements, looped, sound. Various props.
CCA Exhibitions “Theatrical Fields”
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CCA Exhibitions: "Theatrical Fields"
Spotlight: Isaac Julien at CCA
For two days only, don’t miss this rare chance to meet internationally acclaimed artist and filmmaker Isaac Julien.
Julien’s illustrious career included exhibiting in MoMA, Documenta11 and collaborations with cinema’s finest, such as portraying James Franco as a sleek, art advisor in “Playtime” and casting legendary Chinese actress, Maggie Chung for the epic work “Ten Thousand Waves..”
Julien’s “Vagabondia” (2000) currently playing in CCA’s “Theatrical Fields” was nominated for UK’s prestigious Turner Prize in 2001.
Friday, 24 October, 7.00pm–8.30pm
School of the Arts Singapore (SOTA)
SOTA Concert Hall, Level 2
1 Zubir Said Drive, Singapore 227968
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Contact number: +65 6594 8480
The talk is part of Isaac Julien’s Masterclass at SOTA and Louis Vuitton - SOTA Arts Excellence Programme.
Brunch, Conversations and Screening
Isaac Julien and Mark Nash
Sunday, 26 October, 11.00am–1.00 pm
Join in conversations with curator Mark Nash discussing Isaac Julien’s earlier works and screening of recent production.
Mark Nash is a highly established curator and writer, previously professor and Head of Department of Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art, London. He collaborated with 56th Venice Biennale’s Director, Okwui Enwezor on The Short Century (2002), co-curated “Documenta11” (2002) and he was curator of film for the “3rd Berlin Biennial of Contemporary Art” (2004).
He curates and writes extensively on artists who work with the moving image – including “Experiments with Truth” (Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia 2004-05) and “One Sixth of the Earth, ecologies of image” at ZKM, Karlsruhe and MUSAC Leon.
Stefano Harney and Tonika Sealy, “Ground Provisions Collective”
Friday, 10 October, 7.30pm–9.00 pm
The exhibition tour by Stefano Harney and Tonika Sealy relates directly to the approach of their collective, “Ground Provisions”, which curates art events as a political form 'from below,' with particular reference to the carnival traditions. They will address the mechanisms of regulation and improvisation in connection to Singapore and any city seeking status as an art capital.
Stefano Harney teaches ethics at Singapore Management University and co-author of “The Undercommons: fugitive planning and black stud”.
Tonika Sealy is one of the founding partners of “Ground Provisions”, a collective based in the Caribbean and working globally to produce art, education, and social change.
CCA Founding Director, Ute Meta Bauer and CCA Curator (Exhibitions) Anca Rujoiu
Friday, 31 October, 7.30pm–9.00pm
Not to be missed, the last talk on “Theatrical Fields” will be led by the curators of the exhibition. This is an opportunity to hear more about the curatorial framework in relation to each work in the exhibition. The tour will be structured around the glossary of concepts that were derived from the exhibition and serve as an entry point.
FREE docent led, exhibition tours.
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Fri: 12.00 - 9.00pm
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