LBK – symposium – sept 9, 2011

September 9 – September 25, 2011
Co Prosperity Sphere
3219-21 South Morgan Street, Chicago
Opening: Friday September 9, 6- 10 pm

Symposium organized and moderated by Caroline Picard and Erik Hagoort
Sunday, September 11, 1-5 pm
Co Prosperity Sphere
3219-21 South Morgan Street, Chicago
talks/ interviews/ statements/ speeches/ comments/ thoughts/ stories / experiences about art and reciprocity, with: Jason Pallas, Anni Holm, Abigail Satinsky, Mary Jane Jacob, Karsten Lund and all the participating artists.
‘Mutualisms’ is a collaborative curatorial project organized by Lise Haller Baggesen and Kirsten Leenaars, exploring the ways in which networks of friendship and artistic collaboration can be used as a model for curating. ‘Mutualisms’ is looking into artistic strategies for finding hospitality and exchange in the context of contemporary art practices as well our own social domain.
Eight Dutch and eight American artists/artist duos were paired and worked together to create a collaborative presentation of their works. Iris Kensmil & Carol Jackson, Rune Peitersen & Mark Jeffrey &/Judd Morrissey, Marjolijn Dijkman & Lora Lode/Kevin Kaempf, Jonas Ohlsson & Selina Trepp, Magnus Monfeldt & Harold Mendez, Maurice Bogaert &Trevor Gainer, Caroline Stikker/Philippine Hoegen & Aron Gent and Saskia Janssen/George Korsmit & Adelheid Mers.
* blog:  by Caroline Picard and Erik Hagoort
‘Mutualisms’ is supported by public funds from the Propeller Fund, the Mondriaan Foundation and the Netherlands Cultural Services.