Borderline Project

Borderline, a season of projects utilising artists’ projects as a means of questioning how emerging European artists and designers are engaging with ideas around borders, nationhood, alternative methods of social organisation and collaboration.

For the first Borderline commission, Italian collective Black Pig City has been running a workshop with a group of UAL students. The result of this process - ‘The Phenomenal Manifestation of the Black Pig’ – a performative event / Private View is on Friday 16 Oct 2009. All welcome!

Black Pig City Masonic Circus
Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground, Chelsea College of Art & Design
Private View – Fri 16 Oct 2009, 6-8.30pm
The Masonic Circus opens at 6pm
The Phenomenal Manifestation begins at 7pm sharp.
Exhibition runs from Sat 17 – Sun 25 Oct, 10am–5pm weekdays, 10am–4pm weekends

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The 28th State: European Borders in an Age of Anxiety

‘The 28th State,’ seeks to explore how cultural practitioners in Europe are engaging with the idea of borders – both literally and metaphorically. What is the role of art in framing visions of contemporary / future Europe? How are practitioners engaging with the idea of borders when much of contemporary practice is peripatetic? What do terms like ‘cross-cultural’ or ‘trans-national’ mean now? How do Diasporic experiences affect the Europe we are creating?

‘The 28th State ‘ is a practice–based symposium, placing artistic practice at the heart of the discussion, featuring speakers from across the EU.

The 28th State
TATE Britain
Sat 24 Oct 2009
Tickets £25/£15
For booking information, please visit the Tate Britain website

The Borderline website includes information on forthcoming commissions and events as well as a specially commissioned essay from Manick Govinda. The site features a comment facility – so log in and add your comments, thoughts and provocations!

For further information, including info on forthcoming commissions please visit the Borderline Project website.
Borderline Project


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