Event: Burn Down After Reading – National Sculpture Factory

Staring tomorrow at the National Sculpture Factory is the two-day event, Burn Down After Reading by Second Culture Press, a weekend of talks, music and discussions, exploring the value of independent initiatives.

Guests: Fred Dewey (US), Jiří Kocian (CZ), Megs Morley (IRE), The Azorean Project (Unknown)

Participating Initiatives: The Arbour Lake Sghool (Calgary, CA), Cooperativa Cráter Invertido (Mexico City, MX), Dirt Palace (Providence, US), Eastern Daze (Prague, CZ), Green Papaya Art Projects (Quezon City, PH), The Institute for Wishful Thinking (New York, US), Mexicali Rose (Pueblo Nuevo, MX), OCCII (Amsterdam, NL), The Side Room (Amsterdam, NL), TEOR/éTica (San José, CR), Triple Candie (Philadelphia, US)

Event times: Saturday 28 March 6 -11pm and Sunday 29 March 12- 7pm.

Highlights:

Saturday 28 March 2015

  • Megs Morley (IRE) artist and independent curator, on the history and present situation facing artist-led initiatives in Ireland. 8pm

www.theartistledarchive.com

  • Official launch of Second Culture Press, a new independent publisher produced by artist Taf Hassam, writer Janine Armin and designer Marius Jopen of the design activist group The Foreign Legion. 6pm

www.second-culture-press.net

Sunday 28 March

  • Official Irish launch of Fred Dewey’s The School of Public Life (Errant Bodies Press, 2014) at 5pm.
  • NSF open as a café and reading lounge 12-7pm

All events are free and seats will be available on a first come first served basis. Limited capacity, plenty of floor space, there is no booking for this event. For both days there will be a free café & bar, donations welcome. All events will be held on the Factory floor so dress appropriately (it may be cold).

For further info see www.nationalsculpturefactory.com


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