Video from the recent event, The Medium of Contingency, is now available online. It featured Robin Mackay, Reza Negarestani, Elie Ayache, Matthew Poole, Miguel Abreu, and Scott Lyall:
The notion of ‘contingency’ has become crucial both in contemporary philosophy, and, as the artists in this show suggest, in contemporary art. If thought and practice are to abandon the idealism of autonomy and acknowledge the networks they are a part of, the question becomes one of developing a thought and a practice that opens to contingency. The discussion will explore how works of art write contingency into the present; are in turn written by the contingency of their materials; and how these exchanges interact with the market.
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