To Bite: Biters?21. Jun - 21. Jun 14 / ended iniva - Institute of International Visual Arts
free, booking advised
Larry Achiampong and David Blandy discuss the relevance of sample culture in contemporary art with writer Morgan Quaintance
Find out more about Biters, a collaborative work between artists Larry Achiampong and David Blandy. Writer Morgan Quaintance facilitates a conversation with the artists exploring their individual work as well as their collaboration. The artists are interested in how identities are continually shaped by mass-media art forms, such as televsion, videogames, music and the internet. _______________________________________________________________________
About the speakers
Larry Achiampong is a British-Ghanaian artist who has exhibited, performed and presented projects in various institutions within the UK and abroad including Tate Britain/Modern; London, Hauptbahnhof (dOCUMENTA 13); Kassel, Iniva; London, ICA; London, Westergasfabriek; Amsterdam, Ausland; Berlin, and the Bokoor African Popular Music Archives Foundation; Accra.
David Blandy has exhibited at venues nationally and worldwide such as The Baltic; Gateshead The Bluecoat as part of the 2008 Liverpool Biennial, Turner Contemporary; Margate, Spike Island; Bristol, 176; London and Platform China Project Space; Beijing.
Morgan Quaintance is a freelance London-based writer, musician, broadcaster and curator. He is a regular contributor to Art Agenda, Art Monthly, Art Review, Frieze, Rhizome.org and other curatorial websites and blogs. He is the producer of Studio Visit, a weekly radio show broadcast on London's Resonance 104.4FM, featuring international artists as guests. As a presenter he works with the BBC's flagship arts programme, the Culture Show.
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