14 August 2015

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Fig-2 Week 23 – 8-14 June – Eva Rothschild & Joe Moran (by AJ Dehany)

Week 23 – 8-14 June – Eva Rothschild & Joe Moran (by AJ Dehany) A fiction inspired by Eva Rothschild’s film “Boys and Sculpture” (2012) shown as part of Week 23 of fig-2 ONE All the way there the eleven boys sang and threw crisps at each other over the seats on the coach. The stuffing had […]

22 May 2015

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Fig-2 Week 12 – Tom McCarthy – 23-29 March – Satin Island (by AJ Dehany)

Present: Tom McCarthy (author, installation artist), Fatoş Üstek (curator, mathematician), Clémentine Deliss (curator, researcher), Alfie Spencer (Flamingo Group Head of Semiotics), Mark Blacklock (author) Apologies: Claude Levi-Strauss (anthropologist), Levi Strauss (businessman), Bronisław Malinowski (anthropologist), Guy Debord (situationist), Paul Rabinow (anthropologist of “the contemporary”), Alain Badiou (thinker), Roland Barthes (semiotician), Jacques Derrida (deconstructionist), Douglas B. Holt (author on […]

22 May 2015

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Fig-2 – Week 10 – Annika Ström – 9-15 March – Six Lovely People (by AJ Dehany)

SIX LOVELY PEOPLE In the Silent Disco Diner, someone is murdering the six individuals from the Match.com adverts, one by one. Who has the means, motive, and opportunity? And can Labby, the amateur labrador detective, solve the mystery in time? My God, it’s full of twats. The Silent Disco Diner was heaving with bodies.  On […]

21 December 2014

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About the ‘Real’ in ‘Portraiture’ Rembrandt van Rijn and the observer

  “Rembrandt, Rubens, Titian, knew from the outset, with a sublime compromise, how to fuse the entirety of their personality with the flesh of their subject sitting before them, how to animate it with their passion while it resembled others, to glorify their dreams or their sadness. This, I cannot do, I want to be […]