Outer Space x In Residence: Christopher Cipollone

WHEN : 13th November, 6:00 - 7:00pm
WHERE : QCA Griffith University

Outer Space X In residence presents: A lecture performance by Christopher Cipollone.

Throughout the week November 6-12 Christopher Cipollone will be sharing new works via the In Residence Instagram account @inresidence_ari.

On Monday 13th November at the Queensland College of Art, Cipollone will then attempt to introduce an oratorical / diagrammatic dynamic to his ongoing investigations. It should be a fruitless, unavailing undertaking for both Cipollone and spectator alike.

Light refreshments will be provided.

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Cipollone, Christopher born 15 / 02 / 1986. Had ‘First and Last Show’ on 19 September 2012 through extinct ARI ‘Current Projects’ (McCarthy, Cranstoun, Ferguson et al). Graduated from QUT (BFA) in 2009 (06-09). Cipollone never gained genuine ‘artist’ status, anyhow.

He bought a used copy of Marx & Engels On Art & Literature (Telos Press) online earlier this year, in an attempt to address the question of why people from poverty cannot sustain art practice- but has yet to read it due to working too many hours.

Cipollone does not create ‘art’, but endeavours; when he can manage, to provide comments or documents on art and artists- always [of] those who are inhabiting the community within his periphery (for convenience).

But instead of reasonably being a ‘Commentator’, ‘Historian’, ‘Documentarian’ etc etc, Cipollone escapes any practical title. Not by brilliance or any such thing, but rather; by simply succumbing to the paucity of his original destitution. His ‘abridged’, off-the-mark, vitiated ‘line of commentary’ and line of enquiry are a testament to his position, which has now been forged-out over lengthy time.

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Please note: the lecture will be taking place at the Griffith South Bank Graduate Centre Lecture Theatre, with the entrance near the Ship Inn.

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Founded in 2016, Outer Space focuses on developing and facilitating solo exhibitions for under-represented contemporary artists in Brisbane.  http://outer-space-brisbane.tumblr.com

In Residence is an artist-run-inititaive and online publication. In 2017, In Residence invited artists and creative practictioners from a range of fields to share their practice and process via the Instagram account @inresidence_ari in a series of Instagram takeovers.
http://inresidence-ari.com

The Instagram account can be viewed online without the app here: https://www.instagram.com/inresidence_ari