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Hassan Khan: The Keys to the Kingdom

Online Lecture, 9 July 2020, 19:00

Akira Takayama: Richard Wagner meets McDonald's

Online Lecture, 7 July 2020, 19:00

Lecture Series Summer Semester — July 2020

Online Lecture, 2 – 31 July 2020

Chris Speed: Co-Designing with Things

Online Lecture, 2 July 2020, 19:00

André Vida: Chiral Rapture; or, the Ambiguities

Online Lecture, 30 June 2020, 19:00

Cooking Sections: Cases of Confusion

Online Lecture, 2 June 2020, 19:00

Lecture Series Summer Semester — June 2020

Online Lecture, 2 – 30 June 2020

Emilija Škarnulytė: Sunken City

Online Lecture, 21 May 2020, 19:00

Lucy Cotter: Reclaiming Artistic Research

Online Lecture, 19 May 2020, 19:00

Iman Issa: Proxies, with a Life of Their Own

Online Lecture, 5 May 2020, 19:00

Ulrika Karlsson: Interiors after Images

Lecture, 20 February 2020, 19:00

Rundgang 2020

Event, 14 – 16 February 2020

Water Cooler Talks

Event, 14 – 16 February 2020

Rundgang Party 2020

Event, 14 February 2020, 23:00

Melissa Gordon: The Embarrassment of SUCKCESS

Lecture, 5 February 2020, 19:00

Aneta Rostkowska

Lecture, 29 January 2020, 19:00

David Brüll: Bottom-Up Coded Cultures

Lecture, 27 January 2020, 19:00

Oliver Tessmann: Material-Digital

Lecture, 23 January 2020, 19:00

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Gordon Hall: THROUGH AND THROUGH AND THROUGH

Lecture18 June 2019, 19:00I7, Städelschule, Dürerstrasse 10, 60596 Frankfurt am Main

Gordon Hall will present a lecture about their just-opened exhibition at Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, consisting of eighteen new sculptures made from cast concrete, poplar, colored pencil, hand-dyed fabric, and carved brick. These objects feel familiar yet strange, made up of the edges of recognizable things—benches, shims, a basin, turned table legs, a saddle, tools. They ask to be used, but are not clear about how or by whom. Through this potentiality, they are rendered anew, and slightly perverted. We watch the sculptures as they watch us. Together, our usefulness is called into question. Those who spend time with this family of things are interlocutors engaged in the question, “What does it mean to be witnessed?”

Gordon Hall's sculptures and performances have been exhibited at SculptureCenter, The Renaissance Society, Brooklyn Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Whitney Museum of American Art, Movement Research, EMPAC, Art in General, Temple Contemporary, Hessel Museum at Bard College, White Columns, Wysing Arts Centre, Abrons Arts Center, Socrates Sculpture Park, and The Drawing Center, among others. Hall has had institutional solo shows at MIT List Visual Arts Center (Boston, MA, 2018) and Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (Portland, OR, 2019), who also released an edited volume of Hall's writing, OVER-BELIEFS: Gordon Hall Collected Writing, 2011-2018. Gordon Hall holds an MFA and an MA in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA from Hampshire College. 

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