After Walter celebrates the 80th birthday of Walter Benjamin’s renowned essay, ‘The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction’ (1936).
London-based artist, Leo Asemota, presents the material aftermath of a performance-interpretation of Benjamin’s artworks essay. The display describes Asemota’s creative activity in evolving ideas for the staging of the work which was broadcast on Resonance 104.4FM, encompassing his entire preparatory notes, reading matter, Polaroids, notations for a sound art work used in the broadcast, and a video of the first act of the performance.
Preview: Thursday 20 October, 5pm-7pm
Image: Leo Asemota, After Walter, 2007. Video still. © 2007 Leo Asemota Courtesy Leo Asemota / EoTLA
- 21 October - 16 December 2016
- The Rotunda, Blenheim Walk