Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom discusses his new commission and practice with curator and writer Sophie Williamson. An extension of their ongoing dialogue, this online event provides an opportunity to explore Boakye-Yiadom’s use of drums and improvised music within his multimedia installations, and how his works shuttles between function and aesthetic
PARTICIPANTS: Dr Ele Carpenter (Reader in Curating, Goldsmiths College and Associate Curator, Arts Catalyst), Professor Margaret Iversen (Emeritus Professor, School of Philosophy and Art History, University of Essex), Dr Amy Tooth Murphy (Lecturer in Oral History, Royal Holloway, University of London), moderated by Professor Josh Cohen (Professor
Scott King and Fraser Muggeridge's informal discussion of their practices and work on the publication Tony Cokes – If UR Reading This It’s 2 Late: Vol. 1-3. Both speakers have worked for years across the fields of art, graphic design and music, and were joined CCA Director Sarah McCrory in dialogue concerning the translations, slippages and
To mark the opening of If UR Reading This It's 2 Late: Vol. 1, Tony Cokes discussed his work with Kodwo Eshun (Lecturer in Contemporary Art Theory at Goldsmiths, University of London and co-founder of The Otolith Group). Eshun features directly in the exhibition as part of a new commission produced specifically for the CCA, which quotes his 'Mark
As the first year of exhibition-making drew to a close, Goldsmiths CCA paused to reflect on a number of women artists’ practices we hosted and the contemporary feminist discourses we engaged in. Within this context we invited writer Olivia Sudjic to read from her book Exposure (2018), in which she explores the trope of anxiety within female
Issy Wood read passages from her new publication published on the occasion of her solo exhibition All The Rage at Goldsmiths CCA. The book collected texts from her blog, committothedish.co.uk; ranging from surreal fragments and prose poems, to confessional streams of consciousness. For Wood the two practices of painting and writing weave
Imagist artists Sarah Canright, Art Green, Suellen Rocca and Gladys Nilsson discussed the genesis of the Imagist movement, the provocation posed by Chicago and its vernacular cultures in an informal Q&A with the curators of the exhibition, Sarah McCrory (Director, Goldsmiths CCA) and Rosie Cooper (Head of Exhibitions, De La Warr Pavilion).