Lecture and discussion with Melanie Gilligan
December 11th, 2015

Melanie Gilligan will give an initial talk to introduce some approaches in her practice regarding information and entertainment, theoretical work and popular culture. This is the first event in a series of seminars, lectures, and workshops in her collaboration with Kunstraum of Leuphana University Lüneburg that will run throughout 2015 and 2016.

Melanie Gilligan is an artist and writer based in New York and London. »The Common Sense« (2014/15), Gilligan’s latest episodic video work is a three-part project presented across multiple institutions and has been on view at de Appel Arts Center, Amsterdam, Casco Office for Art, Design and Theory in Utrecht and De Hallen Haarlem. Previous solo exhibitions include Chisenhale Gallery, London; Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne; Banff Centre; and Galerie Max Mayer, Dusseldorf. Gilligan’s critical writing on art, politics, and economics has appeared in publications such as »The Market« (Whitechapel, 2013), and »Intangible Economies« (Fillip, 2012), as well as in journals and magazines including Grey Room, Artforum, Texte zur Kunst, and Mute magazine.