Silenced Libraries with Nick Thurston
  • Saturday 12 June 2021, 6pm
  • YouTube
  • FREE
Image Silenced Libraries with Nick Thurston

Join Nick Thurston on his short presentation all about trying to see and hear the many silences that public libraries are organised around. Featuring a sample of rough cuts from an artwork-in-the-making shot at Chetham’s during that liminal time between lockdown and the slow re-awakening of cultural spaces.

Nick Thurston is a writer and editor who makes artworks. He is the author of two experimental books, Reading the Remove of Literature (2006) and Of the Subcontract (2013), the latter of which has been translated into Dutch (2016), Spanish (2019) and German (2020). He writes regularly for the literary and arts press as well as for independent and academic publications.

His most recent book is the co-edited collection Post-Digital Cultures of the Far Right (2018). His recent exhibitions include shows at Transmediale (Berlin, 2018), Q21 (Vienna, 2018), MuHKA (Antwerp, 2018) and HMKV (Dortmund, 2019). From 2006–18 he was a co-editor of the influential publishing collective Information As Material (York), with whom he was Writer in Residence at Whitechapel Gallery (London, 2011–12). He has been Artist in Residence at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin, 2014) and Visiting Research Fellow in Contemporary Writing at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, 2016).

He is currently Associate Professor in Fine Art at the University of Leeds, where he co-founded the Artists’ Writings & Publications Research Centre and is a fellow of the Poetry Centre.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mxviJrXQtU

https://www.manchestercityofliterature.com/event/manchesters-first-library-presents-nick-thurston/

#FestivalOfLibraries @MCRCityofLit

Silenced Libraries with Nick Thurston
  • YouTube
  • FREE
youtube.com

Join Nick Thurston on his short presentation all about trying to see and hear the many silences that public libraries are organised around. Featuring a sample of rough cuts from an artwork-in-the-making shot at Chetham’s during that liminal time between lockdown and the slow re-awakening of cultural spaces.

Nick Thurston is a writer and editor who makes artworks. He is the author of two experimental books, Reading the Remove of Literature (2006) and Of the Subcontract (2013), the latter of which has been translated into Dutch (2016), Spanish (2019) and German (2020). He writes regularly for the literary and arts press as well as for independent and academic publications.

His most recent book is the co-edited collection Post-Digital Cultures of the Far Right (2018). His recent exhibitions include shows at Transmediale (Berlin, 2018), Q21 (Vienna, 2018), MuHKA (Antwerp, 2018) and HMKV (Dortmund, 2019). From 2006–18 he was a co-editor of the influential publishing collective Information As Material (York), with whom he was Writer in Residence at Whitechapel Gallery (London, 2011–12). He has been Artist in Residence at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin, 2014) and Visiting Research Fellow in Contemporary Writing at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, 2016).

He is currently Associate Professor in Fine Art at the University of Leeds, where he co-founded the Artists’ Writings & Publications Research Centre and is a fellow of the Poetry Centre.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mxviJrXQtU

https://www.manchestercityofliterature.com/event/manchesters-first-library-presents-nick-thurston/

#FestivalOfLibraries @MCRCityofLit

You may also like

  1. image Chetham’s Concerto Competition Finals
    The Stoller Hall

    Chetham’s Concerto Competition Finals

    Sun 21 April 2024, 11am

    The finals of the Chetham’s Concerto Competition will feature our shortlisted young musicians performing in front of a panel of...

  2. image Rotary Club Competition Final
    Carole Nash Hall

    Rotary Club Competition Final

    Sun 21 April 2024, 11am

    The Rotary Young Musician Competition is an established and successful competition promoted by Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland...

  3. image Circus House
    Carole Nash Hall

    Circus House

    Fri 26 April 2024, 7:30pm

    A circus cabaret from professional performers, adult members and staff of The Circus House.

  4. image Chethams Big Band Concert
    The Stoller Hall

    Chethams Big Band Concert

    Sat 27 April 2024, 7:30pm

    An evening from Chetham’s Big Band and jazz ensembles. Programme TBA