Joe Scanlan and Manick Govinda, ICA, London, Friday 21 November 2014, 1.00–2.00 p.m.
Culture Now: Joe Scanlan
New York artist Joe Scanlan discusses his practice with London-based producer Manick Govinda. Largely known for co-scripting the life and work of fictional artist Donelle Woolford, Scanlan’s practice takes multiple forms, from sculpture and design to publications and fictional personae.
Joe Scanlan’s work is in the public collections of K21; Tate Modern, London; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; the Stedelijk Museum Voor Aktuele Kunst, Ghent; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Scanlan began teaching at Princeton in 2009, when he was appointed professor of art and director of the Program in Visual Arts. He holds a BFA in Sculpture from the Columbus College of Art and Design, Ohio.
Manick Govinda is Head of Artists’ Advisory Services and an Artists’ Producer at Artsadmin where he has developed a range of artist support schemes. He is a member of the Mayor of London’s Cultural Strategy Group and non-executive director of a-n The Artists’ Information Company and The Showroom, London. He has worked with Zarina Bhimji, Peter Liversidge, Debbie Lawson, Claire Morgan and Zineb Sedira among others. He is also a freelance writer and campaigner on free expression and on arts and immigration issues.
Joe Scanlan/thingsthatfall will be at the Three Letter Words Fair on Saturday 22 November 2014.