Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 5:30pm
VCU Student Commons Theater
907 Floyd Ave.
This lecture will touch on a recent exhibition that Meade curated in Belgium and will discuss the status of images today, questions of belief and image, and thoughts regarding consuming images, the notion of traveling images, and thinking about the insufficient image.
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Fionn Meade has been Curator at SculptureCenter, NY, where recent exhibitions include Time Again, with Rachel Harrison, Rosemarie Trockel, Matthew Buckingham, Laure Prouvost, Ull Hohn, Rosalind Nashashibi, and Moyra Davey, among others, Knight’s Move, a survey of new sculpture in New York, and Leopards in the Temple, with Lothar Baumgarten, DAS INSTITUT, João Maria Gusmão and Pedro Paiva, and Lucy Skaer, among others. Additional recent curatorial projects include After Images at the Jewish Museum of Belgium, and Nachleben, co-organized with Lucy Raven at Goethe Institut, NY, which engaged Aby Warburg’s thinking. His writing appears in Artforum, Bomb, Bidoun, Fillip Review, Mousse, and Parkett, among other publications. Recent writing also includes essays on Elad Lassry for the Kunsthalle Zurich (JRP/Ringier), Mark Morrisroe for the Fotomuseum Winterthur (JRP/Ringier), and Kerstin Brätsch and DAS INSTITUT for Parkett. He was a recent recipient of an Arts Writer Grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation, and he teaches in the MFA program in Visual Arts at Columbia University and the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. He holds an MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, and and MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University.