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Various Responses - Mutlu Çerkez: 1988–2065

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Various Responses - Mutlu Çerkez: 1988–2065
Saturday 14 April, 1-5pm
MUMA | Monash University Museum of Art
Ground floor, Building F, Monash University Caulfield Campus
FREE /// Bookings required


Untitled: 18 April 2013 2002

Various Responses is an afternoon of talks and conversations coinciding with the Finissage of Mutlu Çerkez: 1988–2065

Various Responses will include presentations from artists, academics, curators and writers - including the artist’s contemporaries - which consider chronology, ontology, re-making and self-referencing in relation to Çerkez’s practice and contemporary art. The program is an opportunity to consider the artist’s complex body of conceptual work, the contexts within which he worked and to celebrate Çerkez’s legacy and influence.

1.00pm – Introduction and welcome by Elise Routledge, MUMA Curator

1.05-1.55pm – Exhibition walk through

Exhibition walk through of Mutlu Çerkez: 1988–2065 with Mutlu Çerkez’s contemporaries and exhibition advisory panellists, Michael Graf, Rose Nolan and Stephen Bram including an introduction to a selection of works and histories.

2.00-3.00pm – Lecture and response: Dr Rex Butler and Helen Hughes

Dr Rex Butler, Professor (Art History & Theory) at Monash University will present a keynote lecture on Mutlu Çerkez.

Helen Hughes, MUMA Curator Research will be the respondent.

3.05-3.25pm – Afternoon tea

3.30-4.45pm – Round Table Discussion

Participants include: Damiano Bertoli, Marco Fusinato, Hannah Mathews, Nikos Papastergiades, Francis Plagne and Elise Routledge.

Moderated by Dr Tara McDowell, Associate Professor and Director of Curatorial Practice, Monash University

4.45-6.00pm – Drinks & light refreshments

MUMA Foyer

*Title taken from Çerkez’s series Various Responses (2004)

A playlist for the finissage has been programmed by Francis Plagne: https://francisplagne.bandcamp.com/


Image: Mutlu Çerkez, Untitled: 18 April 2013 2002, oil on canvas, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Contemporary Collection Benefactors 2003.

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