Paul Chan: 2021 AWrI Keynote Lecture Jul 13, 2021 Zoom

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
7:00 – 8:30PM

Burnaway’s signature education program, the Art Writing Incubator (AWrI) will host five, virtual public talks throughout Summer 2021 with Burnaway’s masthead, four guest Mentors, and a keynote lecture. In short, hour-long talks each speaker will explore this year’s AWrI theme, Criticism Amid Crisis as it relates to their respective work as curators, writers, artists, theorists, and musicians. Audience members are invited to stay for a brief Q&A. Following the public component, AWrI students will then join the mentors in a private, intensive workshop.

Seeds, a juried show. applications open through August 5 at Westobou Gallery, Augusta

Joining our four Visiting Mentors and Burnaway editors for this edition of AWrI artist, writer, and publisher Paul Chan will give the keynote lecture of the Series on the evening of Tuesday, July 13.

Each lecture will be hosted virtually via Zoom, is open to the public, and free with registration. All are welcome to attend all five talks, and attendance is required for AWrI students.

Paul Chan is an artist, writer, and publisher who lives in New York. Chan is the winner of the Hugo Boss Prize in 2014, a biennial award honoring artists who have made a visionary contribution to contemporary art. His work has been exhibited widely in many international shows including: Plato in LA, Getty Villa in Los Angeles in 2018; Documenta 13 in Kassel, Germany in 2012, the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009; and the Whitney Biennial, in New York in 2006. Solo exhibitions have been mounted at The Cycladic Museum of Art in Athens, The Renaissance Society in Chicago, The Serpentine Gallery in London, and the New Museum in New York. A mid-career survey entitled Selected Works was mounted at Schaulager in Basel, Switzerland in 2014.