Raimundas Malašauskas’ Paper Exhibition
and Joe Scanlan’s Object Lessons
Sunday, April 15, 7pm-9pm
52 Prince St, New York, New York, 10012
Please join us to celebrate a double launch for Raimundas Malašauskas’ Paper Exhibition and Joe Scanlan’s Object Lessons. The authors will read excerpts from their books and answer questions from the audience.
Paper Exhibition is an anthology of writings by curator and writer Raimundas Malašauskas published in collaboration with Kunstverein Publishing, Sternberg Press, Sandberg Institute, and The Baltic Notebooks by Anthony Blunt. ”The what-if runs through Raimundas’s writing like the Woody Allen runs through Woody Allen—effective and contagious. It’s a pull as fervent and wistful as a hot lemon drink sloshing off of words that demand to be experienced. Speakers, objects, subjects, tenses, readers and editors are freed of their conventional roles and move around in their paragraphs like in a piece of music written, say in C Major where they’re drifting around in various other keys of course.” — Maxine Kopsa
Object Lessons, published by Mu.ZEE, kunstmuseum aan zee, Ostend, collects fifteen years of articles written by acclaimed artist, Joe Scanlan, as one long picturesque narrative in which democracy plays the dishonest but amiable lead role. He writes on a broad scope of subjects from the Lumière brothers’ use of their employees in the making of the first film, to Tino Sehgal’s use of museum visitors in the production of his art. Each article is connected by stock transitional phrases, like “On the one hand,” or “Meanwhile,” or “Which begs the question”.
Hope to see you there!