Writing & Concepts at RMIT Design Hub

SPIROS PANIGIRAKIS presents the lecture: “Oh” (2017) Spiros Panigirakis will read a paper for the Writing and Concepts series that reflects on the “feelings, moments and correspondences” that emerged after he was audience to a keynote lecture delivered by the curator Raimundas Malašauskas in February this year. —————————————————– 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, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, and West Space. —————————————————– SPIROS PANIGIRAKIS is interested in how presentational devices, furniture and organisational frameworks influence the construction of meaning, form and sociability. He often works with groups in both a curatorial and collaborative capacity to address the sited conditions of art. He was part of the founding committee of the artist-run initiative CLUBSproject. Recent projects include Opening (2016) for Support Materials, Soft Furnishings at RMIT Project Space; Moorabbin (2014) for the Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture; Australian Studies (2014) with Fiona Macdonald for Cross Arts Projects, Sydney; Garden States (2013) for Melbourne Now at the NGV. He recently co-curated If people powered radio: 40 years of 3CR (2016) with Helen Hughes at Gertrude Contemporary and raft (2013) at Craft Victoria. He has written for UN magazine, Enjoy journal and the practices of OSW, Fiona Macdonald, Fiona Abicare and Bianca Hester. Panigirakis is the coordinator of the Visual Arts program at MADA – the Faculty of Art Design and Architecture, Monash University. He is represented by Sarah Scout presents, Melbourne. —————————————————– 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. —————————————————– SEASON 3 – SCHEDULE Spiros Panigirakis Thu Apr 27, 6:00pm – RMIT Design Hub Building 100, Cnr Victoria and Swanston Streets Carlton Daniel von Sturmer Thu May 4, 6:00pm – Bus Projects 25-31 Rokeby Street, Collingwood Paul Carter Thu May 11, 6:00pm – RMIT Design Hub Building 100, Cnr Victoria and Swanston Streets Carlton Bryce Ives Thu May 18, 6:00pm – RMIT Design Hub Building 100, Cnr Victoria and Swanston Streets Carlton Darren Sylvester Thu May 25, 6:00pm – RMIT Design Hub Building 100, Cnr Victoria and Swanston Streets Carlton Anthony Carew Sat Jun 3, 3:00pm – Neon Parc 15 Tinning St Brunswick Carolyn Eskdale Thu Jun 8, 6:00pm – RMIT Design Hub Building 100, Cnr Victoria and Swanston Streets Carlton Yhonnie Scarce Thu Jul 6, 6:00pm – Monash University Museum of Art Building F, Monash University, Caulfield Campus, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East Ben Eltham Sat Jul 22, 3:00pm – Heide Museum of Modern Art 7 Templestowe Road, Bulleen Natasha Johns-Messenger Thu Jul 27, 6:00pm – RMIT Design Hub Building 100, Cnr Victoria and Swanston Streets Carlton Julien Leyre Thu Aug 3, 6:00pm Federation University Arts Academy The Old Law Courts, Camp Street Ballarat —————————————————- 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 supported by the RMIT Design Hub, The RMIT School of Architecture & Design through the SRC Funds, the RMIT School of Art, Spring 1883, and MvS Architects. —————————————————– http://writingandconcepts.com.au/index.php/2017-speaker-series/ https://www.facebook.com/WRITINGANDCONCEPTS/ http://designhub.rmit.edu.au/exhibitions-programs/writing-concepts-lecture-series-2017
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