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Rowan Geddis

Country(activity based):
Sweden/UK
Genre:
Visual Art

Profile

Graduated from CuratorLab- postgraduate reserarch programme, Konstfack Stockholm in 2016.

Recent 5 main activities (personal exhibitions, group exhibitions, concerts) are

- Propositions for a Stage (upcoming), MoKS, Mooste (Estonia), 2017-2018

- Notes for a Minor Chorus, group show, La Ira de Dios, Buenos Aires, 2017

- Toku Katu Ritual, solo, Kiosko Gallery, Santa Cruz (Bolivia), 2016

- Hunger for Pictures, solo, Index, Stockholm, 2016

- Reality Production, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, 2016


Rowan Geddis is a curator, producer and researcher who's practice aims to operate in the space of overlap between production and display, between research and action. He has worked with over 70 international artists and produced exhibitions and activity on several continents, including spaces such as Gasworks London and Tensta Konsthall Stockholm.

Supported by The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

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About works / performance

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Hunger for Pictures, 2016, various installation, vidoe, photo, performance

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Hunger for Pictiures, 2016, various installation, video, photo, performance

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Toku Katu Ritual, 2016, installation, props, music and performance, Bernardo Zabalaga

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Notes for a Minor Chorus, 2017, multimedia, Lolo & Lauti

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Performance view of "Situation-Event, Antoine Davenne", Gasworks, 2013

Comment

Rowan Geddis’ curatorial and research practice centers around questions concerning the potential of the performative - situationally, relationally and in a process-focused mode: a live thinking through activity. These issues are explored through the staging of innovative exhibition formats, event-based activity and diverse live works, where a consonant and analogous relationship between display and performance can be tested. Within these scenarios, exhibition making ‘in and of itself’ is not his primary concern, but rather an examination of the mechanics of artistic-process and its relation to an audience.
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