Jane Rendell

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  • May 11th, 2017

    Talk events
    Art of Existence
    May 12, 2–4:30pm
    Speakers: Tehching Hsieh, Adrian Heathfield, Carol Becker, Peggy Phelan and Jane Rendell
    Fondazione Querini Stampalia

    On May 10, Taiwan’s exhibition for the Venice Biennale 2017—Doing Time—will open at the Palazzo delle Prigioni, Venice, Italy. The exhibition features the works of artist Tehching Hsieh, curated by Adrian Heathfield, and will be on view for the period of May 13 to November 26, 2017. Opening hours are from Tuesday to Sunday, 10am–6pm, and also on May 15, August 14, September 4, October 30, and November 20. Guided tours are available twice a day during opening hours.

    http://www.e-flux.com/announcements/54717/tehching-hsiehdoing-time/

    May 11th, 2017

    Jane Rendell: Transitional Spaces

    5/9/2017
    From Critical Spatial Practice to Site-Writing

    Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory together with the Museum of Architecture and Design cordially invite you to attend the lecture by renowned architectural theoretician and critic Jane Rendell.

    This lecture is also an announcement for the soon to be published Architecture ≠ Art book, a Slovene edition that examines the relation between art and architecture.

    “This talk explores “critical spatial practice”, a term I introduced in 2002 to refer to urban interventions that transgress the limits of art and architecture to engage with the social and the aesthetic, as well as the interstitial spaces between public and private. Critical spatial practice draws attention to the critical, but also the specifically spatial aspects of interdisciplinary processes operating between art and architecture. I discuss projects by practitioners muf and transparadiso, before reworking critical spatial practice for today, making reference to the performative and the temporal. I describe how performing interpretations of critical spatial practice through a situated criticism gave rise to my current practice of “site-writing”. A reading of May Mourn, a text-work which deals with the history of welfare state architecture, taken from my new book on transitional spaces, concludes by addressing the current London housing crisis.”

    Jane Rendell

    Jane Rendell’s work transcends architecture, art, feminism, history, and psychoanalysis. She has introduced the concepts of “critical spatial practice” and “site-writing” through authored books such as The Architecture of Psychoanalysis (2016), Site-Writing (2010), Art and Architecture (2006), and The Pursuit of Pleasure (2002). Co-edited collections include: Critical Architecture (2007), Spatial Imagination (2005), The Unknown City (2001), Intersections (2000), Gender, Space, Architecture (1999), and Strangely Familiar (1995); as well as her new publications: “Giving an Account of Oneself: Architecturally”’, Journal of Visual Culture (2016); Silver (2017), a fictionella for Lost Rocks curated by Justy Phillips & Margaret Woodward; and with Michal Murawski, Reactivating the Social Condenser, co-edited special issue of The Journal of Architecture (forthcoming 2017). Jane is Professor of Architecture and Art at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, where she is Director of History & Theory.

    http://www.mao.si/Event/Jane-Rendell-Transitional-Spaces.aspx