Join Castlefield Gallery’s Director Kwong Lee alongside Jen Wu (Artist, ‘The Wall’ Chaple Street Salford, 4th-21st July), Richard Shields (Artist, richardshields.blogspot.co.uk/), Magnus Quaife (Director, Malgras Naudet Gallery) and Dr John Rowe (Philosophy Researcher) to discuss the relationship between art/artists and money in the region, from the role art plays in supporting high culture/class distinction to the way artists can work cooperatively to sustain their practice at Lionel Dobie Gallery on Thursday 11 July from 6-9pm
Art and Money…what’s the problem?
Thursday 11 July from 6-9pm, Lionel Dobie Gallery, 91 Hewitt Street, Manchester, M15 4GB
This event brings together artists, critical thinkers and leaders of artist led spaces including: Jen Wu (Artist, ‘The Wall’ Chapel Street Salford, 4th-21st July), Kwong Lee (Director, Castlefield Gallery) Richard Shields (Artist, richardshields.blogspot.co
The point is not to attack any particular organisations or individuals but to address the complex relationships between art and money, the attitudes artists have towards it and to speculate about how we rather than policy makers or some other, will shape the future of art’s relationship with it’s audience/patrons.
This event will also feature the preview of Mike Chavez-Dawson’s ‘The Specter of Derrida’ (2013)