Sat 28 June 2014 : 4:00pm – 5:30pm
A panel discussion about drawing and architecture between exhibiting artist Aleksandra Mir with invited artists Pablo Bronstein and Adam Dant moderated by co-director Mary Doyle. The conversation will centre on Aleksandra’s major scale drawing project titled Drawing Room and the artists’ shared interest in drawing architecture, space and place.
Pablo Bronstein (b. 1977, Buenos Aires) lives and works in London. He has had solo exhibitions at REDCAT, LA (2014), the Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève (2013), the Institute of Contemporary Art, London (2011), Konsthall Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (2011), Sculture Court, Tate Britain (2010), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2009) and Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau, Munich (2007). Forthcoming solo shows include Museo Marino Marini, Florence and Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham (2015). He has taken part in numerous collective exhibitions such as Tate Live: Performance Room at Tate Modern, London (2012), MOVE: Choreographing You at Hayward Gallery, London, Haus der Kunst, Munich and K20, Dusseldorf (2010-2011) and The Garden of Forking Paths at Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich (2011). He participated in Manifesta 8 (2010-2011), Performa 07, New York (2007) and at the Tate Triennale, Tate Britain, London (2006). Pablo Bronstein's books “Postmodern Architecture in London” (2007), “Ornamental Designs” (2008), "Gilded Keyholes" (2013) and “A is a Building B is Architecture” (2013) are published by Walther König.
Adam Dant (b. 1967, Cambridge) studied at Royal College of Art, Fine Art Printmaking, University Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda, India and Liverpool School of Art, Graphic Design. Recent solo exhibitions include 2013: Soerditch: Diar of a Neighbourhood, 11 Spitalfields, London, UK; 2012: From the Library of Dr. London, Hales Gallery, London, UK; 2011: Adam Dant– Unusual Cartography of East London, Town House Antiques, London, UK; 2010: Dant on Drink: Drawings about Drinking in Britain, Hales Gallery, London; New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK; 2009: Palaces and Prisons, Bartha de Senarclens, Singapore; The Triumph of Debt, Museum Im Bellpark, Kriens, Switzerland; 2008: The Triumph of Debt, Helen Macintyre Art Advisory, St James'; Temples and Theatres, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, USA. Selected group exhibitions include 2013: Royal Scotting Academy Summer show, Edinburgh, Scotland; 2012: The Artists of Spitalfields Life, Ben Pentreath Ltd. London, UK; AgitPOP, Guided by Invoices, New York, NY; 2011: The Royal Family, Hayward Gallery Project space, London, UK; 2010: Anti-design, Curated by Neville Brody,Redchurch St, London; 2008: Freedom Centre, Hales Gallery, London, UK; 2007: Cult Fictions, Arts Council Touring Exhibition; Text Messages, Adam Baumgold, New York; 2006: How to improve the world, Hayward Gallery, London; Cezanne Centenary, Mas des Graviers, Provence, France; Eye on Europe, MOMA, New York; New News from Nowhere, William Morris Museum, London.
Aleksandra Mir lives in London. Recent solo exhibitions and projects include The Space Age, M – Museum, Leuven; Discoteca, Magazzino, Rome; Visionaries of St. Pauli, Betongalerie, Hamburg (2013); Justice, Triple A, Los Angeles (2012); The Seduction of Galileo Galilei, Mercer Union, Toronto and Whitney Museum, New York (2011); Triumph, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (2009); Switzerland and Other Islands, Kunsthaus, Zurich (2006). Group exhibitions include Energy and Process, Tate Modern, London (2013); 9 Bienal du Mercosul, Porto Alegre (2013); Monuments, Lismore Castle (2013); Pursuit of Perfection, South London Gallery (2012); ArtandPress, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (2012); Once Upon a Time, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (2011); Plus Ultra, MACRO Testaccio, Rome (2010); 53 Venice Biennale (2009).