Monday 26 January, 6.30pm Blain|Southern 4 Hanover Square London, W1S 1BP
Curator Peter J. Amdam and Professor Ina Blom will be discussing the exhibition REFRACTION. THE IMAGE OF SENSE, using one of the featured works, Bill Viola's Information (1973), as a starting point for a wider discourse about the variations of “posthuman” agencies in the rest of the show.
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About Peter J. Amdam:
Amdam is a curator, writer, and critic based in Oslo and London. Exhibitions include REFRACTION. THE IMAGE OF SENSE, Blain|Southern, London, 2014-2015, Shattered Preface, OSL Contemporary, Oslo, 2014, The Medium of Intensity, and Awaiting Immanence, both Carl Kostyál, Stockholm, 2013, Concatenation. Signature, Seriality, Painting, Blain|Southern, London, 2012. He has written extensively on contemporary art and aesthetic theory. Current projects include a monograph with painter Fredrik Værslev (forthcoming 2015, Karma, New York). Amdam also had his first solo exhibition as an artist in spring 2014; From the Depths of Separation, Lynx, Oslo.
About Ina Blom:
Blom is a professor at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas at the University of Oslo. Her field of research is modern and contemporary art, with a particular focus on the relationship between art, technology and media. She is also an art critic, contributing to Artforum, Afterall, Parkett, and Texte zur Kunst. Her most recent book is On The Style Site. Art Sociality and Media Culture (2007/2009). The Autobiography of Video. The Life and Times of a Memory Technology is forthcoming in 2015.
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