A Dialogue Through Material by Céline Condorelli and Hannah Catherine Jones

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This is an edited recording of an evening exploring the artistic practices of Celine Condorelli and Hannah Catherine Jones, the artists involved in our current exhibition Our Silver City, 2094.

Celine Condorelli and Hannah Catherine Jones discuss their collaboration and practice by sharing visual, aural and literary references that have influenced their works in the exhibition Our Silver City, 2094. By bringing together unlikely materials, they create an active archive, juxtaposed with one another to trace what residues may be left behind.

Céline Condorelli (IT, UK) is a London and Lisbon-based artist, and was one of the founding directors of Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK; she is the author and editor of Support Structures published by Sternberg Press (2009).

Condorelli combines a number of approaches from developing structures for ‘supporting’ (the work of others, forms of political imaginary, existing and fictional realities) to broader enquiries into forms of commonality and discursive sites.

Recent exhibitions include Work, Work, Work (Work), Muzeum Sztuki, Poland, Two Years’ Vacation, FRAC Lorraine, France and TEA, Spain (2020-2021), Céline Condorelli, Kunsthaus Pasquart, Switzerland, Equipment, Significant Other, Austria, Host/Vœrt, Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark, Ausstellungsliege, Albertinum, Germany (2019), Zanzibar, permanent installation for the Kings Cross Project, United Kingdom, and exhibition at Vera Cortes, Portugal (2018), Proposals for a Qualitative Society (spinning), Stroom Den Haag, Netherlands, Corps à Corps, IMA Brisbane, Australia, including a sculpture garden which won Australian Institute of Architects Art and Architecture Prize (2017), Gwangju Biennial, Liverpool Biennial, Sydney Biennial, and Concrete Distractions, Kunsthalle Lissabon, Portugal (2016), bau bau, HangarBicocca, Italy (2015), Céline Condorelli, Chisenhale Gallery, United Kingdom, Positions, Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands, with Bookworks (2014). Her first monograph, bau bau was published by Mousse (2017).

Hannah Catherine Jones (aka Foxy Moron) is a London-based artist, scholar, multi-instrumentalist, radio presenter and DJ (BBC Radio 3 – Late Junction, NTS – The Opera Show), composer, conductor and founder of Peckham Chamber Orchestra – a community project established in 2013. Jones is currently an AHRC DPhil scholar at Oxford University, for which the ongoing body of work The Oweds will be presented as a series of live and recorded audio-visual episode-compositions using disruptive sound as a methodology of institutional decolonisation.

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