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Elizabeth Price Curates: IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND YOU WERE FULL OF JOY

Carter, Claire. 2016. Elizabeth Price Curates: IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND YOU WERE FULL OF JOY. In: "Elizabeth Price Curates: IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND YOU WERE FULL OF JOY: DEMO TOURING TEENAGERS", The Whitworth, Manchester, United Kingdom, June 2016 - August 2017. [Show/Exhibition]

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Creators: Carter, Claire
Abstract or Description:

Elizabeth Price Curates: IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND YOU WERE FULL OF JOY is a Hayward Touring Exhibition curated by Elizabeth Price which included: 'DEMO TOURING TEENAGERS'

'DEMO TOURING TEENAGERS' is a performance event that employs and instructs local teenagers to unpick carpets.
The carpet picking takes place over a reconstruction of the ramp used in Vito Acconci's performance 'Seedbed'.
This performance event employed 16 teenagers.

'DEMO TOURING TEENAGERS' was shown at The Whitworth, Manchester 2016 and Glynn Vivian Gallery, Swansea 2017.

Keywords: Elizabeth Price, carpet picking, Vito Acconci, threads, textiles in art, delegated performance, labour and performance
Departments, Centres and Research Units: Art
Theatre and Performance (TAP) > The Pinter Centre for Performance and Creative Writing (PCPCW)
Visual Cultures
Date range: June 2016 - August 2017
Event Location: The Whitworth, Manchester, United Kingdom
Item ID: 20904
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2017 09:12
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2017 14:00
URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/20904
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