What Can Art…?

The exhibition phase of Imaginary Accord ends with a two-day symposium on Friday and Saturday, 10 and 11 July, departing from the same question as our year-long lecture series, What Can Art Institutions Do?

Art Symposium previously on at IMA - Institute of Modern Art in Queensland, Australia.
From Friday 10 July 2015 to Saturday 11 July 2015

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Published by Institute of Modern Art on Wednesday 01 July 2015.
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The event will commence and conclude with New Delhi-based artists Raqs Media Collective’s performative works Time Symposium on Friday at 7pm, and the world premiere of Memoraphilia on Saturday at 7pm.

A keynote lecture by Pittsburgh, New York, and Sydney-based art historian and writer Terry Smith that reflects on Australian and international independent art spaces in 1975 and today will begin Saturday’s activities and be followed by a response from Melbourne-based art historian and writer Helen Hughes. Panel discussions addressing the role and function of the art institution, through case-studies of institutions by artists, and reflections on publics and publicness in relation to art will extend the conversation. Leading artists, writers, and curators such as Peter Anderson; Sean Dockray; Callum Morton; Monica Narula; Maud Page; Nikos Papastergiadis; Courtney Pedersen; Ann Stephen, will contribute.