Video (1hr 10min)

Day-long programme featuring an artist talk by Pablo Helguera.

The New York-based artist, academic, educator, and writer, as well as a sometime cartoonist, composer, and opera singer, delves into his recent and past participatory projects to consider the ‘library as form’ in his talk, The Open Book. Helguera, whose work spans history, pedagogy, sociolinguistics, and anthropology through lectures, museum displays, performances, and written fiction, has exhibited and performed internationally.

AAA will also host a brunch, and the reception for Excessive Enthusiasm: Ha Bik Chuen and the Archive as Practice, an exhibition in the AAA library stemming from our research into the archive of Hong Kong-based artist Ha Bik Chuen (1925-2009).

 


Talk | The Open Book | Pablo Helguera

11am-12pm
A Space, 10/F, Asia Art Archive

Brunch
10am-12pm
11/F, Asia Art Archive

Exhibition | Excessive Enthusiasm: Ha Bik Chuen and the Archive as Practice
Reception: 10am-6pm, Sunday 15 March
Exhibition Dates & Times: 11 March-30 May 2015, Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm
AAA Library, 11/F, Asia Art Archive

 



Pablo Helguera is a New York-based artist and educator. Recent exhibitions and performances include: SITE Santa Fe Biennial (2014-2015); 11 Havana Biennial (2011); Performa 11 Biennial (2011); The Kitchen (2010); Centro de Arte Reina Sofia (2009); and Forever & Today, Inc. (2008). Helguera is the author of eighteen books, received a Guggenheim Fellowship, and serves as Director of Adult and Academic Programs at the Museum of Modern Art.

 

 

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