Santiago Sierra: In conversation with Paco Barragan


Please join us for a wide-ranging discussion between artist Santiago Sierra and curator Paco Barragan.

 
DateFriday, September 30, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Cost

Free

Email

jdrobnick@faculty.ocadu.ca

Location

Room 701K, Digital Salon 205 Richmond Street

Sponsored by the Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories graduate program

Friday, September 30, 2016
10:00 am to 12 noon
205 Richmond Street, Room 701K, Digital Salon

Please join us for a wide-ranging discussion between artist Santiago Sierra and curator Paco Barragan.

Known for antagonistic actions with controversial ethical complications, Sierra strategically intervenes into the everyday operations of power. His unnerving spectacles expose systems of marginalization and exploitation that are, for the most part, implicit and underacknowledged. Many of his works deliberately test the tolerance of institutional authority, to the point that adversity – including shut-downs and refusals – is integral to their critique and effectiveness.

 

Biographies:

Santiago Sierra's performances, installations and interventions have been featured internationally at venues such as Ikon Gallery, P.S.1/MoMA, Museo Rufino Tamayo, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, the ICA (London), and the Sharjah and Moscow biennials. At the 2003 Venice Biennale, he exhibited at the Spanish pavilion. Sierra's installation, "100 Plastic Containers for Human Corpses" (2016), will be featured in this year's Nuit Blanche.

Paco Barragan is a curator at Matucana 100, Santiago de Chile and Contributing Editor for ARTPULSE magazine. His recent exhibitions include "Intimate Strangers: Politics as Celebrity, Celebrity as Politics" (Matucana 100), "Guided Tour: Artist, Museum, Spectator" (MUSAC Leon), and "Erwin Olaf: The Empire of Illusion" (Museo Castagnino-MACRO Rosario). Barragan is the author of The Art to Come (2002), and The Art Fair Age (2008), and is curating "Militant Nostalgia" for Nuit Blanche.

Seating for this event is limited.

Contact Jim Drobnick, Graduate Program Director of the Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories for more information: jdrobnick@faculty.ocadu.ca



Santiango Sierra
DateFriday, September 30, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Cost

Free

Email

jdrobnick@faculty.ocadu.ca

Website Location

Room 701K, Digital Salon 205 Richmond Street

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Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Sponsored by the Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories graduate program

Friday, September 30, 2016
10:00 am to 12 noon
205 Richmond Street, Room 701K, Digital Salon

Please join us for a wide-ranging discussion between artist Santiago Sierra and curator Paco Barragan.

Known for antagonistic actions with controversial ethical complications, Sierra strategically intervenes into the everyday operations of power. His unnerving spectacles expose systems of marginalization and exploitation that are, for the most part, implicit and underacknowledged. Many of his works deliberately test the tolerance of institutional authority, to the point that adversity – including shut-downs and refusals – is integral to their critique and effectiveness.

 

Biographies:

Santiago Sierra's performances, installations and interventions have been featured internationally at venues such as Ikon Gallery, P.S.1/MoMA, Museo Rufino Tamayo, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, the ICA (London), and the Sharjah and Moscow biennials. At the 2003 Venice Biennale, he exhibited at the Spanish pavilion. Sierra's installation, "100 Plastic Containers for Human Corpses" (2016), will be featured in this year's Nuit Blanche.

Paco Barragan is a curator at Matucana 100, Santiago de Chile and Contributing Editor for ARTPULSE magazine. His recent exhibitions include "Intimate Strangers: Politics as Celebrity, Celebrity as Politics" (Matucana 100), "Guided Tour: Artist, Museum, Spectator" (MUSAC Leon), and "Erwin Olaf: The Empire of Illusion" (Museo Castagnino-MACRO Rosario). Barragan is the author of The Art to Come (2002), and The Art Fair Age (2008), and is curating "Militant Nostalgia" for Nuit Blanche.

Seating for this event is limited.

Contact Jim Drobnick, Graduate Program Director of the Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories for more information: jdrobnick@faculty.ocadu.ca

Venue & Address: 
Room 701K, Digital Salon 205 Richmond Street
Email: 
jdrobnick@faculty.ocadu.ca
Cost: 
Free
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