Revisit #19BOS favourites online

Posted on 03 July 2014 in News
Mircea Cantor, Sic Transit Gloria Mundi, 2012

The #19BOS program was filled with exciting things to do, see and hear, so if you missed out on some of the lectures and events, you can catch up by listening to the audio versions.

  • Listen to Dr Lisa Murray from the City of Sydney as she discusses the role of the library in our digital age and delves into the issues raised by Meriç Algün Ringborg’s #19BOS work The Library of Unborrowed Books, Section III: SMSA Library‚ Sydney (2014).
  • Hear Professor Anthony Burke present a lecture discussing Shanty-tower (2013-14) by Hungarian artist Tamás Kaszás as he explores some of the key issues raised by the artist, including urban expansion, overdevelopment and overpopulation.
  • Tune in to experience the collaboration between the Biennale and FBi Radio for two live radio broadcasts from Cockatoo Island and one from Carriageworks. #19BOS artists Susan Norrie and Ross Manning and Biennale Curatorial Fellow Talia Linz joined Amy Gibbs on Canvas, followed by Nick Coyle and Eddie Sharp on Versus. Then, Henry Coombes joined Ash Berdebes at Carriageworks for a Live Radio Broadcast of Out Of The Box.
  • As part of the #19BOS Middle Program, the Biennale of Sydney and Carriageworks presented the world premiere and the first live performance work by Tacita DeanEvent for a Stage (2014) was performed across four consecutive nights in May at Carriageworks and featured actor Stephen Dillane. ABC RN’s Creative Audio Unit has also adapted Event for A Stage for radio, which was broadcast to thousands of listeners on Soundproof and is also available as a podcast.

Image: Mircea Cantor, Sic Transit Gloria Mundi, 2012 (video still), HD video, 4 mins. Courtesy the artist; Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris; Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv; and Magazzino, Rome. Sound: Semantron of Putna Monastery