SIMON POPE: Visiting Artist coming to the Florence Studio


Simon Pope’s recent art practice is preoccupied with participatory art's engagement with new materialism and concepts of the more-than-human, asking “who else takes part?”

 
DateWednesday, March 2, 2016 - 5:00am

Email

lmartinello@faculty.ocadu.ca

Location

OCADU Florence Studio

MARCH 2  SIMON POPE

Simon Pope’s (b. 1966, Exeter, UK) recent art practice is preoccupied with participatory art's engagement with new materialism and concepts of the more-than-human, asking “who else takes part?” This question formed the basis of his practice-led doctoral study at the Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford (2012-15). Formerly a member of the Net.Art group I/O/D, he represented Wales at the Venice Biennale in 2003. Pope was a NESTA Fellowship awardee (2002-05), a Reader (tenured-Professor) in Fine Art (2005-10) and is currently an Associate Research Fellow of both Birkbeck and Queen Mary, University of London (2014-) and visiting faculty member and supervisor for Transart Institute's MFA in New York City and Berlin. He currently lives near Castiglione di Garfagnana, researching a new project with his partner, (and OCADU alumna) Sarah Cullen. www.tinyurl.com/simonpope

DateWednesday, March 2, 2016 - 5:00am

Email

lmartinello@faculty.ocadu.ca

Website Location

OCADU Florence Studio

An arrangement of chairs around a table
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 5:00am

MARCH 2  SIMON POPE

Simon Pope’s (b. 1966, Exeter, UK) recent art practice is preoccupied with participatory art's engagement with new materialism and concepts of the more-than-human, asking “who else takes part?” This question formed the basis of his practice-led doctoral study at the Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford (2012-15). Formerly a member of the Net.Art group I/O/D, he represented Wales at the Venice Biennale in 2003. Pope was a NESTA Fellowship awardee (2002-05), a Reader (tenured-Professor) in Fine Art (2005-10) and is currently an Associate Research Fellow of both Birkbeck and Queen Mary, University of London (2014-) and visiting faculty member and supervisor for Transart Institute's MFA in New York City and Berlin. He currently lives near Castiglione di Garfagnana, researching a new project with his partner, (and OCADU alumna) Sarah Cullen. www.tinyurl.com/simonpope

Venue & Address: 
OCADU Florence Studio
Email: 
lmartinello@faculty.ocadu.ca
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