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Image: Patricia Reed, Incommensurate States (2016), Video Still

ARTIST TALK: The Department of Visual Arts at the University of Ottawa is pleased to present PATRICIA REED 

Wednesday October 10th from 12pm to 1pm
Department of Visual Arts,
100 Laurier Ave. East, room 114

This artist talk will look at the relationship between theory and practice, writing and making as distinct, but mutually contaminating activities. Particular attention will be put on concepts and works concerning post-Westphalianism, an idea that addresses the transformation of human organizing structures in a moment of heightened planetary complexity and interdependency.

Patricia Reed is an artist, writer and designer based in Berlin. As an artist, selected exhibitions include: The One and The Many, CUAG, Ottawa; The Museum of Capitalism, Oakland;Homeworks 7, Beirut; Witte de With, Rotterdam; HKW, Berlin; and Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart. Recent writings have been published in Para-Platforms (Sternberg, forthcoming); Post-Meme (Punctum Books, forthcoming); e-flux ArchitectureXeno-Architecture (Sternberg Press, forthcoming); _AH JournalCold War Cold World (Urbanomic); andDistributed (Open Editions). With Victoria Ivanova, she co-curated the 1948 Unbound: Tokens session with the House of World Cultures team, Berlin (2017), and was a theory researcher for Public Art Munich 2018. Reed is also part of the Laboria Cuboniks (techno-material feminist) working group who published the Xenofeminist Manifesto (2015), reissued by Verso books in autumn 2018.