Brooke Babington presents: “All w/o tongue” ———————————————- Thu 7 Sep, 6:00pm RMIT Design Hub Building 100, Cnr Victoria and Swanston Streets Carlton ———————————————- This event will be chaired by Professor Leon van Schaik and post-presentation discussion facilitated by curator Chelsea Hopper ———————————————- WRITING & CONCEPTS: Lecture Series Produced by Jan van Schaik Hosted at: ACCA, ACMI, Bus Projects, C3 Art Space, Fed Uni Arts Academy, Heide, Kings ARI, MUMA, Neon Parc, The NGV, RMIT Design Hub, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, TWMA, and Westspace. ———————————————- BROOKE BABINGTON is an artist, writer and curator. Exploring power and social dynamics, her work engages with ideas of ideology, the mythology of the artist and language. Recent exhibitions include: No Nuisance, The Alderman, 2015; This is Where you Fold Like a Cheap Suit, TCB, 2012 and Working Holiday, Rear View 2011. Recent group exhibitions include: What Has (Has Not), TCB 2013; Synonyms for Sincerity, Alaska Projects 2013; Fury Road, Appendix Project Space (Portland), 2013 and OOO (curated by Anusha Kenny), Daine Singer Gallery 2011. From 2013 to 2014 Brooke was the Director of Slopes, a twelve-month, not-for-profit project space in Melbourne with Melissa Loughnan and Helen Hughes. Her curatorial projects have included The Knock-off Show (with Liang Luscombe), Slopes 2013; Thin Air, Slopes 2014; Take No Lay Down (with Pip Wallis), Slopes 2014; Between Being and Doing (with Melissa Loughnan), Utopian Slumps 2013; Navel Gazing (with Melissa Loughnan), Utopian Slumps 2013 and Why Not Walk Backward? (with Liang Luscombe), Gertrude Contemporary 2014. Brooke completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2010 and also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Art History and Curatorship, honours) from the Australian National University with internships at The National Gallery of Australia and The Museum of Modern Art in New York (2003-2006). ———————————————- WRITING & CONCEPTS is a free public lecture series designed to explore the potential of writing as both a process and an outcome. The lectures will alternate between practitioners for whom the written form is their primary professional output and practitioners whose work manifests as exhibitions or events within the domain of contemporary art. ———————————————- SCHEDULE OF UPCOMING EVENTS Rushdi Anwar Thu Sep 14, 6:00pm – Kings ARI 171 King St, Melbourne VIC 3000 Fayen d’Evie Sat Sep 23, 3:00pm – C3 Contemporary Art Space 1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford VIC 3067 Van Badham Tue Sep 26, 6:00pm – Switchback Gallery, Gippsland Centre for Art and Design Building 6S Northways Rd, Churchill VIC 3842 Mark Feary Thu Oct 5, 6:00pm – Westspace Level 1/225 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000 Jason Phu Thu Oct 12, 6:00pm – RMIT Design Hub Building 100, Cnr Victoria and Swanston Streets Carlton Jamie O’Connell Thu Oct 19, 6:00pm – the Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia Federation Square, Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000 Erik Jensen Sat Oct 28, 3:00pm – TarraWarra Museum of Art 311 Healesville-Yarra Glen Rd, TarraWarra VIC 3775 Paola Balla Thu Nov 2, 6:00pm – the Australian Centre for the Moving Image Federation Square, Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000 ———————————————- PUBLICATION In late 2017 WRITING & CONCEPTS will launch a hard copy publication about the 2016 W&C series developed with, and published by ART+ AUSTRALIA ———————————————- WRITING & CONCEPTS is produced by Jan van Schaik, published by ART + AUSTRALIA, and proudly supported by the RMIT Design Hub, RMIT Architecture & Urban Design, the RMIT School of Art, Spring 1883, and MvS Architects. ———————————————- http://writingandconcepts.com.au/index.php/2017-speaker-series/ https://www.facebook.com/WRITINGANDCONCEPTS/ https://www.instagram.com/writingandconcepts/ http://designhub.rmit.edu.au/exhibitions-programs/writing-concepts-lecture-series-2017

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