in Birsfelden / Switzerland
16.06.2016 - 28.08.2016 00:00
Works off Paper

Curated by Harry Burke for The Printed Room.

“Works off Paper” is an art exhibition about how text functions as image += performance………

“While multimodality as an area of academic study did not gain traction until the twentieth century, all communication, literacy, and composing practices are and always have been multimodal.”
1980乙乙 れㄚ匚 →
How do we read images? The contemporary internet (of things) (often) flattens relationships between images, video, text, objects, nodes, subjects. Fragments of text exist as images in circulation as much as they exist as conjunctions of syntax, metre, person. Write or wrong……. w̶h̶a̶t̶ ̶n̶e̶w̶ ̶c̶o̶n̶s̶i̶d̶e̶r̶a̶t̶i̶o̶n̶s̶ ̶e̶m̶e̶r̶g̶e̶ ̶i̶n̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶p̶r̶a̶c̶t̶i̶c̶e̶s̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶r̶e̶a̶d̶i̶n̶g̶ ̶a̶n̶d̶ ̶w̶r̶i̶t̶i̶n̶g̶?̶
爪∪ㄥ匕工爪口刀丹ㄥ工匕ㄚ 工れち匕工匕∪匕工口れ丹ㄥ 匚尺工匕工Q∪モ
(Who do we imagine reading?)

With: Penny Goring, Lorraine O’Grady, Lady Pink, Arleen Schloss, Martine Syms

Mixtape: Manuel Arturo Abreu, Ashley Angel Ashley, Katherine Botten, Ana Božičević, Whitney Claflin, Michele D’Aurizio, Nathaniel Wolfson, Hamishi Farah, Jameson Fitzpatrick, Penny Goring, Aurelia Guo, Diana Hamilton, Ian Hatcher, Caspar Heinemann, Christopher LG Hill, Rin Johnson, Sophie Jung, Devin Kenny, Shiv Kotecha, Sophia Le Fraga, Matthew Linde, Laura Marie Marciano, Quintessa Matranga, Sarah Ortmeyer, Sam Riviere, Annie Rose, Kim Rosenfield, Zac Segbedzi, Diamond Stingily, Édgar Javier Ulloa, Amalia Ulman, Dena Yago Yago

With special thanks to Ellen Greig, Sur Rodney (Sur), Nick Mauss, Kunsthalle Basel, and all the artists involved

The Printed Room is an exhibition space located inside of SALTS, dedicated to the exhibition value of printed matter.

Opening hours during Art Basel
Thursday 16 June, 6 – 10 pm (Opening Party)
Friday 17 June, 2 – 6 pm
Saturday 18 June, 2 – 6 pm
Sunday 19 June, 2 – 6 pm
and later by appointment only, please call +41 79 372 81 75


Hauptstrasse 12
4127 Birsfelden


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