The De La Warr Pavilion will host the launch of a new publication The Interpretation Matters Handbook, cialis tackling the thorny issue of how galleries communicate with their audiences.
The Interpretation Matters Handbook shines a light on the kind of writing produced by art galleries for public information and challenges preconceived ideas and notions around art language, generic wondering if simpler language can be used to communicate better.
Written with the regular gallery visitor, online visual arts professional and student in mind, the handbook contains interviews and features from an array of specialists including:
• Artists Richard Wilson, David Blandy and Emily Speed, who share their experiences of being written about by galleries.
• Dr Penelope Curtis explaining her thinking behind the “Walk Through British Art” at Tate Britain – with responses to Tate by three arts professionals.
• Renowned curators Lewis Biggs, Omar Kholeif and Gerardo Mosquera, who reveal their approaches to interpretation for exhibitions they curate around the world.
• Simon Martin, Artistic Director of Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, who explains their approach.
• Dr Abigail Harrison Moore and Amanda Phillips, who detail their collaboration between students and Leeds Art Gallery.
• Artists Luborimov-Easton, who defend their use of art language – with a response by artist and writer Alistair Gentry.
• Honey Luard of White Cube explains why commercial galleries are different.
• Writer and critic Dany Louise, who shares why she thinks good writing really ?matters, and explores the different facets of a complex subject.
Copies of The Interpretation Handbook are available at £15 each plus postage and packing from Dany Louise: email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The launch is on 20th May at 6.30pm – RSVP Dany if you wish to attend.