Exploring forms, processes, structures and concerns within contemporary art writing and publishing, Papers, Fictions, Scripts & Circles combines a series of themed discussions, four artist print editions and an accompanying publication. The project was produced as part of print it: COPY in residence at Site Gallery, 10th August – 8th September 2012.
Audio recordings of the discussions can be found below. The events featured seventeen invited speakers with audience contributions and took place over brunch. Four silkscreen print editions were launched at the events, and presented practices which . The prints are reproduced alongside a collection of speakers’ notes in a Papers, Fictions, Scripts & Circles publication, which acts as an errant guide or index. Discussions and prints are documented on the slide show to the left.
| Prints |
Prints are silk-screen printed in editions of 40 at APG Works. For images see the slideshow to the left or visit the Site Gallery Shop, where the prints can be purchased online. The prints and publication can also be purchased directly through COPY, and a COPY online shop is coming soon.
| Discussions |
Saturday 11 August, 11am – 1pm: Papers
Papers draws upon the history and significance of self-publishing, its implications today and the use of publication as medium or curated space. With Simon Cutts and Erica Van Horn (Coracle), Lynn Harris (AND publishing), David Osbaldeston and RGAP.
Saturday 18 August, 11am – 1pm: Fictions
Fictions explores the use and slipperiness of fiction and narrative in art and performance practices and their relation to experimental literature. With Jamie Crewe, Jennifer Hodgson, Tamarin Norwood and Alun Rowlands.
Saturday 25 August, 11am – 1pm: Scripts
Saturday 1 September, 11am – 1pm: Circles
Circles discusses the significance of spaces for sharing, storing, reading and activating printed work and the shifting roles of fairs, project spaces and networks in publishing practices. With Emma Cocker, Kit Hammonds, Simon Lewandowski and Francis Mckee.
| Publication |
Risograph and digital printed publication featuring ‘notes’ contributed by the Papers, Fictions, Scripts and Circles speakers and reproductions of the prints.
Papers, Fictions, Scripts and Circles
£6 + £2.50 postage and packaging.
You can purchase this publication using our online shop.