Curated by Fiona Parry
Sunday 20 November 2011
Discussion: Sunday 20 November 2011, 2:30PM to 4:00PM
Organised by Ashok Sukumaran
Looking at stylistic aspects of infrastructure in India, Britain and the former Soviet Union among other places, Ashok Sukumaran initiates a discussion engaging with Owen Hatherley’s evocation of a vital and equitable Modernist aesthetics, the future of the ‘pirate modern’, and other clues to what could now be imagined or built.
Ashok Sukumaran currently showing his Postscript on the Order of Networks, at Cubitt as part of the exhibition The City is a Burning, Blazing Bonfire, has an interest in the archaeologies of media, and the role of aesthetics beyond art. He is based in Mumbai and co-initiated CAMP and Pad.ma.
Owen Hatherley is a writer and architecture critic. Recent books include Militant Modernism; A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain; and Uncommon, about the pop group Pulp.
This event is free, booking is recommended.
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This event is part of Cubitt’s current exhibition The City is a Burning, Blazing Bonfire.
Runs until 23 December 2011
Ashok Sukumaran, Deimantas Narkevičius, Amy Balkin and Invisible-5 (Amy Balkin, Kim Stringfellow, Tim Halbur, Pond: Art, Activism, and Ideas, and Greenaction for Health & Environmental Justice)
COMING SOON: Look out for details of two more events in the next couple of weeks: a screening and discussion with Gustav Metzger and the launch of the Design Research Unit publication.