Event: WORKSHOP :“HOW CLOSE CAN I GET TO SOMEONE? WILL WE BECOME EACH OTHER”: EPISTOLARY SUBJECTS, OBJECTS, AND METHODS IN FEMINIST ART, ART WRITING, AND ART HISTORY.
Organizer: THE COURTAULD.
Speakers: Kathy Acker.
Date: Dec 2nd 10:00am UK Time. Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Dec 2nd 2:00am | ET: Dec 2nd 5:00am.
Europe - UK: Dec 2nd 10:00am | CET: Dec 2nd 11:00am.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Dec 2nd 6:00pm | AET: Dec 2nd 9:00pm.
"How close can I get to someone? Will we become each other?” wrote Kathy Acker, in an exposing letter to the artist Alan Sondheim, after an ephemeral, erotic encounter in New York. She was tempting him to collaborate on an epistolary art project that would manifest in more love letters, diaries, tapes, and videos, as they sought to explore the mutual desires and sexual, intellectual obsessions they shared for one another. This workshop also takes Acker’s inquiry, which blurred the spaces of private and public in artworks and writings sculpted close to her own life, as an invitation to rethink the experimental and risky intimacies of letter writing as an art historical practice..."
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