Event

Touch Sensitive

21 Mar 2017 – 26 Mar 2017

Event times

Tues 21st - 6pm - 9pm
Weds 22nd - 6pm - 9pm
Thurs 23rd - 6pm - 9pm
Fri 24th - 6pm - 10pm
Sat 25th - 11am - 6pm (6pm - 8pm drinks reception)
Sun 26th - 11am - 6pm (6pm - 8pm closing celebration)

Cost of entry

Free Entry

Guest Projects

London, United Kingdom

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Touch Sensitive is a series of individual art events, exploring representations of bodies through the concept of touch. Curated by Cairo Clarke, featuring Lotte Andersen, Diana Chire, Harriet Middleton-Baker, Hannah Perry, Suzannah Pettigrew and Nikola Vasakova (Girls in Film)

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Touch Sensitive is a series of individual art events, exploring representations of “female” bodies by dismantling the body as a category or “whole” and creating open channels for discourse. The body can be imagined as a database, a store accessible in various ways. Each iteration in the series is an entry into this vast, every increasing database through the concept of touch.

Touch is the sense of communication, it is the act of coming into contact physically, emotionally and metaphorically. It is an explorative act, much in the same way the female body can be explored, exploited, commodified, fetishised.

Through a series of art events developed by the curator and artists, the body is to be explored as a network of relations, without stop or centre. The first space we occupy to the fullest is our body, a space of which we should be able to claim agency. What meaning do we attach to it? How does it function socially, politically, sexually IRL and online?

The project will then exist online in the form of a digital exhibition at www.touchsensitive.space

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http://www.guestprojects.com/upcoming/2017/3/26/touch-sensitive

Curators

Cairo Clarke

Exhibiting artists

Suzannah Pettigrew

Lotte Andersen

Harriet Middleton-Baker

Diana Chire

Hannah Perry

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