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October 1, 2013

Lynne Marsh in Residence

Agnes Etherington Art Centre at Queen's University
Lynne Marsh, Anna and the Tower (still), work in progress, video installation. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Donald Browne, Montréal.

The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is thrilled to welcome Lynne Marsh as artist-in-residence this fall.  This exciting initiative aims to support Marsh’s artistic practice by combining research and studio time with public conversations and debate. During her six-week tenure, Marsh will engage with Queen’s University’s research and creative communities through public talks, seminar presentations, colloquia, and classroom interventions—a constellation of stages and contexts to discuss contemporary practice. This residence is also an avenue for the Agnes to experiment with new approaches to exhibition-making and to jumpstart artistic collaborations.

The residence is developed around three major public conversations:

Thursday 3 October, 7pm: Studio, Stage, Screen: Performance and the Camera
Lynne Marsh in conversation with Sylvie Fortin

Thursday 24 October, 7pm:Camerawork: Framing Labour
Lynne Marsh in conversation with Susan Lord

Thursday 7 November, 7pm: S(cr)eening Berlin, as Tourist
Lynne Marsh in conversation with Jennifer Hosek

These events are free and open to everyone.

For a complete list of residency related events, please visit www.aeac.ca.

About Lynne Marsh
Lynne Marsh is an internationally acclaimed artist whose practice lies at the intersection of moving image, performance and installation.  Marsh invests specific sites and architectures—the spaces of spectacle—through location-based filming and behind-the-scenes views. Strategically delving into the spaces and performances on the margin of mass consumption and mass cultural expression, the works stage the network of historical, social and political forces that produce the spectacle. Marsh explores how the camera’s performance reconfigures social spaces and their ideological orientation, inviting viewers to step on stage, to seize an active role.

Solo exhibitions of Lynne Marsh’s work have been held at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; Steve Turner Contemporary Los Angeles; the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal; Danielle Arnaud contemporary art, London; and PROGRAM, Berlin. Her work has also been included in group exhibitions and screenings at Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels; Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany; the 10th International Istanbul Biennial; Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Spain; Manif d’art 5, Quebec City; Oakville Galleries, Canada; 53 Art Museum, China; and The National Gallery of Canada. She lives and works between Montréal, Berlin and London.

About the Agnes Etherington Art Centre
The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is a dynamic, interdisciplinary platform for teaching and learning at Queen’s University. The Art Centre also serves as Southeastern Ontario’s public art museum, actively engaging citizens of the City of Kingston and visitors to the region, in the belief that contact with original works of art contributes to understanding our world, ourselves and others.

Our thanks
Lynne Marsh’s presence as Visiting Artist in Residence at Queen’s University was developed and produced by the Agnes Etherington Art Centre in partnership with the Cultural Studies Program. We thank the Principal’s Development Fund, administered through the Office of Research Services, for their generous support of this initiative. Other collaborators include the Fine Art Program (Visual Art), the Film and Media Department, the School of Music and the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures (German) at Queen’s University, and local, national and international partners: Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre, Kingston; Corridor Culture, Kingston; “Programme ICI: Intervenants Culturels Internationaux” at the Université du Québec à Montréal; and the School of Creative Arts, University of Hertfordshire, UK.

For further information, please contact Chantal Rousseau at T 613 533 2190, or go to www.aeac.ca.

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