Thursday, 7 April 2011

Abstract Sister

Discursive frameworks for Abstract Possible.
Abstract Possible is a research project that aims to explore notions of abstraction, taking contemporary art as its starting point. It includes the collaboration/participation of Doug Ashford, Claire Barclay, José León Cerrillo, Matias Faldbakken, Claudia Fernández, Liam Gillick, Goldin+Senneby, Wade Guyton, Gunilla Klingberg, David Maljkovic, Mai-Thu Perret, Seth Price, Walid Raad, Emily Roysdon, Salón, Bojan Sarcevic, Ultra-Red, and Anton Vidokle. Abstract Possible is a project by Maria Lind. It will develop in various locations over the course of two years:

Abstract Possible: The Trailer
Malmö Konsthal’s Project space.
10 November 2010 – 16 January 2011.

Abstracción posible / Abstract Possible: The Tamayo Take
Museo Tamayo, Mexico City.
26 March 2011 – 7 Agust 2011

MAS, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK, Zúrich
13 May 2011 – 3 June 2011
Salón was invited by Maria Lind to create discursive frameworks, both live and online, around the exhibitions of Abstract Possible and the three main strands of abstraction addressed in them: formal abstraction, economic abstraction and withdrawal strategies. We seek to offer spaces that nurture a multifaceted discussion around and beyond the exhibition. The two main elements are:
Public Talks Through out the exhibition we will host three conversations in the museum:

Formal Abstraction
Guests: Gunilla Klinsberg, Wade Guyton and Alejandro Hernández
Museo Tamayo 12:00 pm – 26th of March, 2011

Economic Abstraction
Guests: Doug Ashford
Museo Tamayo – 8th of April, 2011

Withdrawal Strategies
Guests: To be confirmed
Museo Tamayo – 27th of May, 2011

Salón is an office devoted to expanding the critical and prospective conversations in culture based in Mexico City. This project was developed as part of the exhibition at the Museo Tamayo. For more information on the museum or the exhibition visit: Museo Tamayo

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