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Footnoting the Archive: Endnotes
Sat 13 August 2016, 14:00 – 17:00 BST
Footnoting the Archive: Endnotes Symposium
Edinburgh College of Art (E26)
14:00-17:00, 13 August 2016
Free but limited.
Presented by MAP for Edinburgh Art Festival 2016 and the ECA Graduate Micro-residency Programme
'Endnotes' is part of the MAP 'Footnoting the Archive' project curated by guest editors Suzanne van der Lingen & Claire Walsh for Edinburgh Art Festival 2016 and includes new work by Peter Amoore, Annet Dekker, Aideen Doran and Victoria Horne. ‘Endnotes’ is presented as a limited edition print designed by Osasto and on the MAP website. Collect your copy from Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop where MAP's 'Voicing the Archive' installation is available until 31 August.
Responding to the theme of endnotes, and coinciding with the completion of the MAP online archive, Amoore, Dekker, Doran and Horne examine methods of approaching archives as a creative, active platforms rather than a static repositories of documented content. Each propose critical approaches to archiving, contemporary art and digital production.
MAP invites you to the ‘Endnotes’ symposium held at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA), TIME, 13 August where contributors will present their research as part of a discussion chaired by writer and curator, Jenny Brownrigg. The event will be presented in the context of van der Lingen and Walsh's micro residency at ECA School of Art (1-26 August).
Peter Amoore is an artist and curator based in Edinburgh. He is currently assistant curator at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop where he is programming the series of exhibitions, 'On an otherwise ordinary evening'. Thinking through artists’ practice engaged with the telling of stories – in attentive homages and improbable encounters – the series follows the work of artist and filmmaker Holly Antrum, poet and critic Raphael Rubinstein and artist and comedian Siân Robinson Davies.
Annet Dekker is Assistant Professor Media Studies: Archival Science at the University of Amsterdam, visiting lecturer at the London South Bank University and co-director of the Centre for the Study of the Networked Image, LSBU/The Photographers’ Gallery London. She’s also a freelance curator, editor and writer of several publications on media art, preservation and archives.
Aideen Doran is an artist and researching based in Glasgow. She has recently completed a practice based PhD in Fine Art at Northumbria University, investigating the circuits of influence and affect between and across network technology and art practice.
Victoria Horne is a Paul Mellon Centre Postdoctoral Fellow, with a focus on feminist art, historiography, and contemporary art’s periodical culture. Her writing can be found in Feminist Review, Radical Philosophy and Journal of Visual Culture.
Jenny Brownrigg is Exhibitions Director at The Glasgow School of Art. From 2002-9 she was curator at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee. Other previous posts have included; Project Officer at Grizedale Arts, Cumbria (2000-2); and Gallery Co-ordinator at Changing Room Gallery, Stirling, Scotland (1998-9).