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To Bite: Biters?

21 Jun 2014

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3pm

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free, booking advised

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  • Old Street (exit 3)

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Larry Achiampong and David Blandy discuss the relevance of sample culture in contemporary art with writer Morgan Quaintance

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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.