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Archive/ Counter Archive Conference

Exploring relations between contemporary art and the archive.
Presentations/ discussions/ exhibitions.  Thinkers/ artists/ writers/ curators.

Archive/ Counter-Archive is a two-day conference offering fresh thinking and dialogues on the current relations between contemporary art and the archive with a particular focus on drawing.

12 presentations and additional discussion sessions, plus satellite events and exhibitions at the Monash Centre, Project Gentili and Dryphoto in Prato, Italy that debate and extend the challenges and effectiveness of deploying archives and archival thinking in contemporary art practice.
Keynote speakers: Professor Okwui Enwezor and Dr Charles Merewether.

Presenters include: Azra Aksamija (Bosnia and Herzegovina/ USA), Andrew Benjamin (Australia), Rossella Biscotti (Italy), Sonia Boyce (UK), Brian Catling (UK), Victoria Lynn (Australia), Avis Newman (UK), and Tom Nicholson (Australia).

Archive/ Counter-Archive is part of a series of collaborative projects organized by the Faculty Art & Design, Monash University and The Centre for Drawing, University of the Arts, London.

Monash Centre in Prato, Italy
10-11 July 2009

Open to all however places are strictly limited.
Early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment.



Archive/ Counter-Archive Conference
Venue: Monash Centre in Prato, Italy.
Date: 10 and 11 July 2009
Contact: Email A/CA Conference