Posts tagged SIMON MENNER
FINDNG VAQUEROS IN CUBA - RORY DOYLE

Artist Talk, Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 2pm
Hikayat, 226, Beach St, Georgetown, 10300 George Town, Penang

This conversation and presentation focuses on the vaqueros (cowboys) of Cuba, which Doyle sought down during a 2017 trip to Cuba. Sparked by his ongoing project about African American cowboys and cowgirls in his home state of Mississippi, Doyle documents cowboy and horse riding culture across the globe.

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IMAGINED HOMELAND : AN ILLUSTRATED TALK - SHARBENDU DE

Artist Talk, Monday, 19 August 2019, 2pm
Hikayat, 226, Beach St, Georgetown, 10300 George Town, Penang

If the classical representational approaches has divided us instead of bridging the society, then what alternatives do we have today? Through an illustrated talk on Imagined Homeland , Sharbendu De reflects on his seven-year-long surrealistic exploration of the mythical life of the indigenous Lisu tribe.

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STRANGENESS : AGATA WIECZOREK

Artist Talk, Saturday, 18 August 2019, 2pm, Hikayat

Fetish of the Image explores a mysterious, hermetic fetish subculture of Female Masking. This talks explores the structure and the background of the work, highlighting the profound contexts such as the non-binary-ness of identity and gender and social taboos, that are hidden behind the bizarre and seemingly absurd practice.

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THOUGHTS ABOUT MIGRATION AND IDENTITIES THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY : ANITA POUCHARD SERRA

Artist Talk, Monday, 19 August 2019, 2pm
Hikayat, 31A, Jalan Gurdwara, 10300 George Town, Penang

This talk proposes to speak and debate about the representations of the migrant and cultural mix in our society of migrations through deeper considerations on the role of photography through the examining of the photographic practise.

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WETWARE PROJECTS / GRINDERS : HANNES WIEDEMANN

Artist Talk, Saturday, 17 August 2019, 12pm
Hin Bus Depot, 31A, Jalan Gurdwara, 10300 George Town, Penang
Exhibition, 5-31 August 2019, Hin Bus Depot

In rural small towns in the United States techno-anarchists are working on the fusion of the human and the machine. They develop devices and gadgets to implant into their own bodies, becoming guinea pigs of an envisioned ­transhuman future. Their risky experiments and strong faith into technology’s emancipatory ­potential challenge science, medicine and ethics equally.

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NATURE IN PIECES & THE AGE OF CYBORGS : HANNES WIEDEMANN

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 2pm
Hikayat, 226, Beach St, Georgetown, 10300 George Town, Penang

The term 'wetware', by analogy with 'software' and 'hardware', describes biological systems and components as something that can be approached with methodologies familiar to the world of computing. In this talk I will present the Wetware Projects in three parts, covering subjects such as DIY cyborgs, the plastic surgery industry in South Korea and genetic engineering.

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ADDRESSING PROPAGANDA : SIMON MENNER

Artist Talk | Monday, 19 August 2019, 12pm
Hikayat, 226, Beach St, Georgetown, 10300 George Town, Penang
Exhibitions, 5-31 August 2019,
Hin Bus Depot

In a time of social media, apparently everyone has the power of becoming a propagandist – sometimes even without being aware. Artists, photographers, designers, we need to act as experts in visual culture, trying to make sense of these developments.. Photographer, Simon Menner will be discussing photography and its role in propaganda through his photography projects.

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