Artists talk with David Burrows, Simon O'Sullivan, Oreet Ashery and John Cussans
To complement the exhibition, Plastique Fantastique YOU EXTINCTION OUR FUTURE!, Oreet Ashery and John Cussans will join David Burrows and Simon O'Sullivan to discuss Schizoanalysis and Schizotrategy (a termed coined by Reza Negarestani) and the themes of collapse, excess and the monstrous in relation to art and politics.
Oreet Ashery's talk, titled âIn the Space of Disparate Ghosts', will present and discuss her work and ideas concerning excess, disassociation and genitals in the context of the political unconscious. John Cussans âNecrocracy and the Zombie Complex' will discuss the political and cultural implications of different conceptions of zombies. David Burrows and Simon O'Sullivan will discuss the relation of myth, collapse and the imaginary in âNueropath, Fux-Owl and other avatars'.
John Cussans is an artist and writer and Associate Research Fellow at Goldsmiths and is currently writing a book on the politics and history of zombies for Punctum Books. Oreet Ashery is an artist, a lecturer at Goldsmiths and an honorary research fellow at QMUL. Her recent projects include the Artangel commission âParty for Freedom'.
Entry is free however due to limited space it will be necessary to RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org
The talk will begin promptly at 7pm at X Marks the Bökship, next door to IMT Gallery, however the gallery will be open from 6pm to give new visitors a chance to see the exhibition.
Plastique Fantastique YOUR EXTINCTION OUR FUTURE! is supported by the Arts Council England
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