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Shelf Talk # 4 arms ache avid aeon

Jo-ey Tang will speak on the notion of "slow programming", its porosities, convergences, tendrils, and responsibilities in moving beyond the confines of an exhibition program. He also talks about the potential ways in which it could operate within and beyond an art and design school. He will speak on his current five-month long season at Beeler Gallery at Columbus College of Art & Design (Ohio, USA), arms ache avid aeon: Nancy Brooks Brody / Joy Episalla / Zoe Leonard / Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified, which is dedicated to the individual art practices of the four original core members of fierce pussy, the New York-based queer art collective formed in 1991 through their immersion in AIDS activism.

Jo-ey Tang is a Hong Kong-born, American artist, curator, and writer, living and working between Paris, France and Columbus, USA. He is a former curator at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2014-2015), where he conducted onsite research in Southeast Asia and China; and a former arts editor of Brooklyn-based literary journal n+1 (2009-2014). He has curated exhibitions at FUTURA Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague; chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai; and Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris. He is currently Director of Exhibitions, Beeler Gallery at Columbus College of Art & Design, where he is currently working on season-long programming focusing on the individual art practices of the New York-based queer art collective fierce pussy - Nancy Brooks Brody, Joy Episalla, Zoe Leonard, and Carrie Yamaoka. See also http://www.jo-eytang.com/

PRACTICAL

Wednesday 19.12. 2018, 1pm
Library of the Royal Academy, Mutsaardstraat 31, 2000 Antwerp
Free, no reservation so come early