• Christine Eyene is a guest speaker in the much discussed exhibition SNAKE by Michael Tedja

Snake van Tedja

The Cobra Museum starts a series of public events in the framework of Michael Tedja’s solo exhibition SNAKE

see review :>Wat heeft Mancoba met Tedja te maken< (in Dutch only)

  • Curator Christine Eyene (UK) in dialogue with the audience about SNAKE
  • Change of drawing selection

On Sunday April 7th, 2013 art historian, critic and curator Christine Eyene is a guest speaker in the much discussed exhibition SNAKE by Michael Tedja. After the generally positive reviews in which the sheer amount of work in the exhibition was a recurring theme, it is time to deepen the discussion.

Christine Eyene is the first guest in a series of three. Her recent projects include co-curatorship of the Dak’Art 2012 – Biennale of Contemporary African Art and she was co-editor visual arts for the French journal ‘Africultures’ since 2002. Recently she became member of the ‘Making Histories Visible’ team’ at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), which is conducting a research into art in the Black Diaspora. See also http://eyonart.blogspot.nl/

After discussing the work of Michael Tedja curator Hilde de Bruijn and Christine Eyene will make a further selection of works. Based on a dialogue with the audience about the making of choices, a couple of works on paper in the exhibition will be replaced by others.

Programme

Sundag April 7th

13.45-14.00            Start

14.00-14.45            Welcome and introduction

Hilde de Bruijn, conservator Cobra Museum

15.00-15.30            Christine Eyene

15.30-16.15            The audience will be presented a series of works on paper. Based on a talk about this series a new selection will be made which will replace a small part of the current selection.

Language: English

Reservations (not obligatory): activiteiten@cobra-museum.nl, with the mentioning of the date of the event

 

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