Thursdays in Jan 8, 15, 22 & 29 , 6 – 7pm
FREE, drop in
Gain a different perspective on the work of Christian Capurro in Taking it all away, through talks and performances devised in collaboration with the artist, with a focus on the concept of ‘making by unmaking’.
Thursday 15 – Join MCA conservators in a 'dermal reading’ of Christian Capurro’s 'Another Misspent Portrait of Etienne de Silhouette’
Thursday 22 – When does a fashion magazine become an artwork? When you remove anything to do with fashion. But is it really that simple? In her talk Erasing Fashion: Reflections on Fashion Photography and Christian Capurro’s 'Another Misspent Portrait of Etienne de Silhouette’, Karen de Perthuis discusses fashion, capitalism, art and the utopian ideal of a world without fashion
Thursday 29 – An extended dermal reading of the ‘Another Misspent Portrait of Etienne de Silhouette’ magazine with curator Natasha Bullock.
In a late correction to the program, popular demand sees a second night when the erased and inscribed Vogue Hommes magazine will be available to be touched and held.
Christian Capurro, Coda (Another Misspent Portrait of Etienne de Silhouette, 2005-2007, digital composite of the 125 double-page spreads of the erased 'AMPEdS’ magazine viewed-as-one type C photograph, Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased with funds provided by the MCA Foundation, 2013, image courtesy and © the artist