Imperial Pastoral: On constructions of rurality

Landings: a durational research project at the intersections of land history, geomorphology, rurality and corporeality, will launch with a colloquium event at Witte de With featuring a newly commissioned performance by artist Olof Olsson, as well as presentations by Anthropologist Rosalind Morris (Columbia University), Art Historian Brian Dudley Barrett and artist Filipa César. The event … Continue reading

There Was A Country Where They Were All Thieves

4 May – 7 June 2012 What might it mean to be overexposed to a land? Such that one is like a glacial striation on bedrock- a pattern of selfness and crystal. The countryside is as much an imagined terrain as it is an assemblage of components: rock, crops, air, people and histories. Hence, the look … Continue reading