Video (54:04): Artists’ Talk, curator and exhibitor Oliver Doe discusses the exhibition, alongside the politics of queer contemporary art in the current social climate, with artists Rachel Ara, Charlotte Cullen and Garth Gratrix in a conversation chaired by Dr Fiona Anderson, art historian at Newcastle University, on Wednesday August 16, 6-7pm., 2017. Dr Anderson’s research is concerned with art and queer culture from the 1960s to the 1990s, with a particular focus on the HIV/AIDS crisis.
‘You’re Reading Into It: Queering Contemporary Minimalism’ July 13 to August 19, 2017 at Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, brings together bodies of work by seven emerging LGBTQ+ artists, curated by artist Oliver Doe. The work focuses on queer readings of Minimalist art and portrayals of LGBTQ+ experience through a minimal abstract lens. The artists are Rachel Ara, Daniel Chong, Charlotte Cullen, Oliver Doe, Liam Fallon, Garth Gratrix, Tessa Hawkes.
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Review: You’re Reading Into It: Queering Contemporary Minimalism by Andrea Allan, Corridor8