ZEITGEIST ARTS PROJECTS AT FAD OFFICE | The Other Art Fair 11th May 2012

Collectible Private View, 18.04.12, credit Rachel Wilberforce

Zeitgeist Arts Projects  (ZAP) – Will be coming in to talk about SUSTAINABLE FUTURES and the conception of  the highly successful DIY EDUCATE. Along with Terry Smith on Friday Zeitgeist Arts Projects will focus on the possibilities for art education.

A-Z talk, ASC Studios

ZeitgeistArtsProjects is Rosalind Davis (Director of Core Gallery, Deptford 2009-11) and Annabel Tilley, the innovative partnership behind the highly successful DIY Educate programme SHOW&TELL, delivered originally at Core Gallery in 2011. ZeitgeistArtsProjects is based at ASC Studios in New Cross Gate and will deliver DIY Educate, a series of high quality professional practice events, artists talks, tutorials and peer critiques. Tilley and Davis also curate exhibitions of work from  outstanding new and established artists which launched with Collectible in April, exhibiting 68 promising and established artists.

Collectible Private View, 18.04.12, credit Rachel Wilberforce

“ZAP is run and curated by the esteemable Rosalind Davis and Annabel Tilley, with a huge amount of discernment, energy and gusto.” Andrew Bracey

 

FAD OFFICE at

The Other Art Fair 2012

Curated by Kay Roberts and Chantelle Purcell 

Private View – Thursday 10th May 2012 – 5pm – 9pm

Friday 11th May 2012 – 11am – 8pm

Saturday 12th May 2012 – 11am – 6pm

Sunday 13th May 2012 – 11am – 6pm

 

FAD OFFICE is a four day event curated by Kay Roberts and Chantelle Purcell which presents performances and talks from established artists and curators alongside emerging artists. Terry Smith, Silvia Ziranek, Michael Petry, Kay Roberts, Douglas Park, Zeitgeist Arts Projects, Will Corwin, Jack Catling, Vanessa Mitter, Arcadia Missa, Ladies of the Press, Vitrine Gallery, Francesca Goodwin from Fabelist, Victory Press and Jennifer Cluskey. (More to be announced!)

FAD OFFICE presents a fictional construct of a 1970’s magazine at this year’s Other Art Fair (2012). FAD looks to the past to re-imagine the role of the publisher in the future, using the office as a testing site to research and critique ideas that are not openly discussed today. To comment on the shifting values in art both politically and socially. FAD asks; do we need to look back in order to move forward? And what will the future hold for art?

In a hope to bridge the gap between the online and physical incarnations of FAD, FAD Office will present a curated programme of presentations with invited artists and curators from 2pm Friday & Saturday and 1pm Sunday; FAD office will also run a series of interviews with The Other Art Fair artists 2012, all of which will be documented and available online. The responsive staging of the office will take place over the four days for the public to watch – welcoming critical and collaborative discourse and exchange.

From 11am to 1pm the space will be an open forum and working office space, visitors will be free to add their comments or be interviewed. Throughout the days FAD office staff will be re-enacting performances from the seventies whilst documenting the evolving staging throughout the four days.

For more information visit FAD office’s temporary site: http://fadoffice.com/

For more information please visit:


http://www.zeitgeistartsprojects.com/

 

 

 

 

 

About Ben Austin

Ben Austin studied History of Art at Reading University. He started Catto Contemporary in Shoreditch where he was responsible for helping to launch the careers of several artists and showed Anthony Micallef and Banksy in a curated exhibition entitled ‘Perverse Pop’ back in 2001. Austin has worked at Art Review, before setting himself up as an independent curator and through Austin Enterprises he staged the legendary Frieze opening night show/party entitled ‘Decadence, Decay and the Demimonde’ at Home House in 2007, which featured art on loan from the Saatchi Gallery (Marcus Harvey, Liz Neal and Barry Reigate). He has also curated exhibition at the Blouin Foundation – ‘After Dark’ series, featuring acclaimed artists such as Alice Anderson. He has been on the judging panel for the ‘Young Masters’ prize. More recently he curated ‘Art Britannia’ during Miami Basel featuring a collection of contemporary British artists and acted as the initial curator and advisor the The Dot Project Gallery in Fulham. Ben Austin acts as an art advisor and dealer. He writes for numerous publications including Artlyst and FAD.

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