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 and shape of land is a production of labour, industry and capital as much as it is a factor of wind speeds and sedimentary formations. This exhibition is an accumulation of fictions that are registrations of/from place, taking the form of immersive dispatches, field notes and temporal mediations.

Artists: Gary Colclough, Jasper Coppes & Stijn Verhoeff, Fieldclub, Gauri Gill, Pil & Galia Kollectiv, Helen Mirra, Abigail Reynolds, Edward Clydesdale Thomson

Events:
2nd June 2012, 15:00 – 16:00
Borderline Picturesque & the Recounting Prospect:
Workshop led by Edward Clydesdale Thomson
Press release

10 May 2012, 18.00h – onwards
Walking with Sebald and Walser:
Readings by Jasper Coppes/ Stijn Verhoeff and Raoul Thoos. Followed by screening of ‘Patience (After Sebald)’         Press release

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