Living Clay Art Writing Readings

Living Clay: Art Writing Readings

Co-hosted by Maria Fusco and an invited publication, Living Clay was a series of bi-monthly reading events about art writing as a meeting place for deduction, disagreement and debate. Guest publications included Cabinet Magazine, The Happy Hypocrite, Fillip and MATERIAL.

All events were recorded and broadcast on Resonance 104.4 FM.

Past Events

F.R. David
Thursday 11 February, 7pm
The final bi-monthly reading event about art writing as a meeting place for deduction, disagreement and debate. This event is co-hosted by Maria Fusco with Will Holder, Editor, F.R.DAVID, a journal which focuses on the status of writing in contemporary art, as a mode that exists alongside or in service of the visual.

MATERIAL
Thursday 3 December, 7pm
The fourth in a series of bi-monthly reading events about art writing as a meeting place for deduction, disagreement and debate. Co-hosted by Maria Fusco and invited Los Angeles art and art writing publication MATERIAL, this event includes a reading and video screenings.

Fillip
Thursday 8 October, 7pm
The third in a series of bi-monthly reading events co-hosted by Maria Fusco and Antonia Hirsch, artist and Associate Editor of Fillip, a Vancouver-based art magazine. This event launches a new project on Indirect Speech compiled by New York artist Silvia Kolbowski, commissioned specifically for this series.

The Happy Hypocrite
Saturday 22 August, 2pm
The second in a series of bi-monthly reading events about art writing as a meeting place for deduction, disagreement and debate. Hosted by Maria Fusco, founder/editor of The Happy Hypocrite and Writer-in-Residence. Featuring new reading works from Babak Ghazi and Beatrice Gibson, this event is a foreword to Volatile Dispersal: Art Writing Festival – a parley-based event that will take place at Whitechapel Gallery on Saturday 21 November – encouraging its audience to participate in sustained speculation around art writing.

Listen to this event on Resonance 104.4 FM, Monday 7 September, 8-9pm.

In collaboration with: The Happy Hypocrite, Book Works, supported by Arts Council England and the Department of Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Cabinet Magazine
Thursday 18 June, 7pm
Cabinet magazine presents ‘Reading in the Dark’: a selection of talks and performances that takes place entirely in the dark, or more precisely, the ‘half light’. Brian Dillon, UK Editor of Cabinet, discusses the history of the void in literature, art and art writing. Writer and critic Sally O’Reilly performs an invisible theatre piece of her own devising. Artist Jeremy Millar talks about the history and significance of the black mirror. There are dark thoughts, obscure utterances and some black looks.

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