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SIGHTINGS 25 | Safety Orange: 2,864,751,589 of these orange cubes fit in the area of Greater Montreal

sculpture and Power

Wednesday, November 7, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Mezz Hive Café Co-op, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Hall Building, H-290

In conjunction with Sheena Hoszko’s exhibition Safety Orange: 2,864,751,589 of these orange cubes fit in the area of Greater Montreal, the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery is hosting Sculpture and Power, a collective discussion exploring how contemporary sculpture enacts and limits power. The discussion will center on writings by Anna C. Chave, Yaniya Lee, and Matthew B. Crawford, that participants are encouraged to read prior to the event. These texts are available below.

This conversation, facilitated by Sheena Hoszko, Katrie Chagnon, and Kelly Jazvac, is organized in collaboration with the Concordia Sculpture MFA Program.

The discussion will take place mainly in English.

Snacks will be provided to participants.

Please register with Robin Simpson to participate. Spots are limited.

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Reading List

Anna C. Chave, “Minimalism and the Rhetoric of Power”, Arts Magazine, vol. 64, no 5, p. 44-63.

Matthew B. Crawford, Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work, New York, Penguin Books, 2009, p. 5.

Yaniya Lee, “Piper’s Threat”, Flash Art Online, no 319 (March-April 2018). https://www.flashartonline.com/article/pipers-threat/