Salon Wiesengrund: How much academy does art need?

Al Bird Gore (AUT) /// 

Wed, March 14 2012, 21:00 /// 
quitch, Unte­re Donau­län­de 10, Linz ///

For the second time the quitch wel­co­mes “Salon Wie­sen­grund”, a dis­cus­sion for­mat bet­ween art and phi­lo­so­phy run by The­re­sa Lui­se Gindl­stras­ser and Ste­phan Blu­men­schein sin­ce Decem­ber 2010.

The guest this time is Al Bird Gore, who stu­dies at the Aca­de­my of Fine Arts in Vien­na, loves fakes of all kinds and also makes music (The Hap­py Kids, Gore Gore Boys). He talks about “hypo­cri­ti­cal art school scum”, con­for­mism and the man­gy super­la­ti­ves. Talk to us!

KOMMUNIQUÉ #09 – DEMENTED SMUT-ART MANIFESTO (COPENHAGEN 1976)”, a plea­sura­ble com­mit­ment to more radi­ca­lism in Al Bird Gore’s con­tem­pora­ry art, will ser­ve as a star­ting point for a dis­cus­sion about con­for­mism, the art uni­ver­si­ty as a mar­ket bree­ding ground, and last but not least the ques­ti­on “How can cri­ti­cism be prac­ticed the­se days?

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