TALK&WALK – talk at the finissage of the exhibition What remains

Step into the captivating world of the TALK&WALK recording featuring Christian Landspersky and Wouter Huis, expertly moderated by Roy Voragen. Held on a serene Sunday afternoon, July 9, 2023, at 3pm, this engaging dialogue delves into the profound role of materials that persist after a temporary exhibition concludes.

Prepare to embark on an enlightening journey as we explore a series of thought-provoking questions. Can these materials be repurposed, granting them a second life and fresh meaning? Allow us to introduce you to the enigmatic What Remains Gallery—an entity that ignites curiosity. Discover its inception, its purpose, and the profound impact it seeks to make.

Venturing further, we uncover the essence of what remains and contemplate the significance of its transformation into something entirely new, embodying a powerful symbolism. As we unravel this process, we find ourselves immersed in the realm of the performative, unraveling its integral role.

Together, we ponder the relationship between culture and material artifacts. How do these tangible objects connect with us on a deeper level? Explore the intricacies of objecthood and its profound meaning. Does the value and essence of an art object change when we consider its price?

We navigate the execution of artistic ideas, recognizing the crucial part played by materials in their realization. Can ideas truly exist independently from their material forms? These questions will provoke contemplation and invite a deeper understanding of the artistic process.

Examining the concept of appropriation, we uncover its artistic, practical, and legal implications for What Remains Gallery. We delve into the world of deliberate misappropriation and creative mistranslation, exploring the significance of transporting something out of its original context.

In this expansive dialogue, we confront the notion of the original and unravel the relevance of art history for contemporary artists. Discover the invaluable connection between past and present, and explore our responsibilities to those who came before us.

Unveiling the reasons behind curator Wouter Huis’s invitation, we uncover the intrigue surrounding What Remains Gallery’s show at Greylight Projects. Discover the exhibition’s relevance and the captivating convergence of time and place. As we conclude, glimpse into the future and explore the next steps of the dynamic What Remains gallery project.

This inspiring Talk&Walk event stands as a testament to the What Remains exhibition at Greylight Projects in 2023, creating an immersive experience that will leave you enlightened and inspired.

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