Art as Gift Symposium – notice

Saturday 13​th​ May
Lace Market Gallery
25 Stoney Street, Nottingham, NG1 1LP

Talk, discussion and performance featuring artist and critic Peter Suchin (Art Monthly) and performance artist Annette Foster. Doors open 10:30 am, talk 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, performance 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Talk and Discussion ​(11:00 am – 1:00 pm)
Peter Suchin’s talk builds upon the Art & Theory Reading Group’s intensive reading of Jacques Derrida’s Given Time: 1. Counterfeit Money. Suchin will relate Derrida’s thinking to one of contemporary art’s landmark works, Marcel Duchamp’s Étant donnés: 1° la chute d’eau / 2° le gaz d’éclairage … (Given: 1. The Waterfall, 2. The Illuminating Gas . . .). Addressing the question: “What is Given in Marcel Duchamp’s Given?”

Transcription of Derek Hampson’s introduction to Peter Suchin’s presentation

Author: Derek Hampson

Artist and Writer

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