PHD INSTALLATION SERIES, PROJECT SPACE, STUDIO A, BARRIEDALE BUILDINGS, GOLDSMITHS, NEW CROSS
Preview: In the transition zone the building will have a future, she said
“The reader might be shocked or at least surprised by the unpretentious titles of these avant-garde institutions. Right from their names, a subtext, a nuance of familiarity can be read, a certain dosage of property over these places of culture can be felt. Democratization of culture presupposes direct and wide access of the masses to culture without formalities or inhibitions.” (Casele de Cultura, Tia Serbanescu, Tribuna Romaniei, 15.01.77)
A pre-thought for a possible social imagination of Cultural Houses.
Vlad Morariu is a researcher and curator based in London. He is educated in Philosophy and was awarded a PhD at Loughborough University with a thesis on the present conditions and possibilities of institutional critique. He is currently a Lecturer in Visual Cultures at Middlesex University.
Ovidiu Tichindeleanu, PhD in Philosophy (Binghamton University, State University of New York 2009). Philosopher and social theorist living in Chisinau, Moldova. Editor of IDEA magazine, and Collection Coordinator of IDEA Publishing House, Cluj, Romania. Co-founder of the independent platforms Indymedia Romania (2004), CriticAtac.ro (2010) and LeftEast International (2012). Member in the Board of Directors of El Taller International. From 2012 teaches at the Decolonial School of Roosevelt Institute, Middelburg, Netherlands.
Project Space, Studio A, Barriedale Buildings, Goldsmiths,
Thursday 18 May 2017, 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm.