Eyepieces: on Art and Architecture

Eyepieces: on Art and Architecture

In Conversation With Susan Phillipsz. A discussion with Susan Phillipsz at the launch of the publication of You Are Not Alone, recorded 13 March 2014 at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London.

-sistence. A text written to accompany Into the Eyes as Ends of Hair, an exhibition of work by Nina Canell, Cubitt Gallery, London, 22 March-4 May 2012. [pdf version]

Florilegium. A text about plants and language which appears in Heide Hatry: Not A Rose, ed. Heide Hatry (Milan and New York: Charta, 2012), pp. 50-3. [pdf]

Personifications. First published as ‘Personifikationen/Personifications’, in Ars Viva 2011-12: Sprache/Language: Erik Bünger, Philipp Goldbach, Jeurgen Stach (Berlin: Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft, 2011), pp. 34-47. [pdf version]

Climacteric. A text evoking a walk around Susan Phillipsz’s Surround Me, City of London, November 2010.[pdf version]

Imaginary Touch. A talk given at the Touched conference, Liverpool Biennial, 18 September 2010.[pdf version]

Man Is A Rope. A text written to accompany Catherine Yass’s High Wire, a film installation first shown at The Centre for Contemporary Arts for the Glasgow international Festival of Contemporary Visual Art, 11 April – 24 May 2008. It appears in Catherine Yass, High Wire (London: Artangel and Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Visual Art, 2008), no pagination [pdf version]

Resonance. A talk broadcast on Resonance FM, 14 July 2008, in response to Aura Satz’s Glissolalia. [pdf version] [ listen] [download mp3]

Pregnable of Eye: X-Rays, Vision and Magic. An expanded version of a text written to accompany Phillip Warnell’s film, The Girl With X-Ray Eyes (2008). A version of this text was also given as a talk given for the annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science, Keele University, March 29, 2008. [pdf version]

Next to Nothing: The Arts of Air. A talk given at Art Basel, 13 June 2007. [pdf version] A version of this talk appeared in Tate Etc, 12 (2008): 82-93.

Flysight. An enlarged version of an essay that appears in Cabinet, 25 (2007): 78-84.

Architecture on Air. An interview with Mark Morris, recorded on 27 June 2006, and distributed as part of the podcast interview series Architecture on Air, organised by the School of Architecture of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Damage. A talk given at the Barbican Art Gallery to accompany an exhibition of work by Christian Marclay, 6 April 2005.

Circumlocation: Waves, Wheels, Worlds. An expanded version of a text written to accompany In the Shadows of Heaven, an exhibition of works by Max Mosscrop, produced as artist-in-residence at the Theatre Royal Margate, October 2004.

Building Breathing Space. A lecture given at the Bartlett School of Architecture, 2 March 2004.

Ears Have Walls: On Hearing Art. A talk given at Tate Modern in the series Challenging Ocularcentricity, 21 February 2003.

Seeing Sound: The Displaying of Marsyas. A lecture given at the University of Nottingham, 16 October 2002.

Seeing Feelingly. Introduction to the catalogue of the exhibition Peter Randall- Page: New Sculpture, Drawings and Prints, organised by the Djanogly Art Gallery , Nottingham, 13 January – 25 February 2001.

Shifting Ground. English version of ‘Auf schwankendem Boden’, written for the exhibition catalogue, Samuel Beckett, Bruce Nauman (Vienna: Kunsthalle Wien, 2000), pp. 80-7.