The event TUB Talk | A Heteronymous Reader took place on 29 March 2015, 16:00 – 20:30.
TUB Talks: A Heteronymous Reader
Edited by Clare Butcher & Carolyn H Drake
Book Presentation & Film Screenings
Conversation between Clare Butcher & Carolyn H Drake about collaborating on the publication that they edited on the occasion of the exhibition The Poetry In Between: South-South, curated by Carolyn H Drake in conversation with Lara Koseff and Renato Silva at Goodman Gallery Cape Town. The publication incorporates a catalog of the exhibition as well as a critical reader entitled A Heteronymous Reader. The reader is inspired by the poet Fernando Pessoa’s approach to writing and his use of heteronyms.
4.15pm Introduction The Poetry In Between: South-South
4.30pm Film screenings including William Kentridge Mine (1991) and Paulo Nazareth Cruzeiro do Sul – Acredito que seja a cor de minha pele / Africa (2015)
5.00pm Introduction A Heteronymous Reader
5.15pm Poetry reading Fernando Pessoa and Q&A with editors
6.00pm Official book launch with Brazilian-style Caipirinhas
Contributions to the publication by Bernardo José de Souza (curator), Moacir dos Anjos (curator), Sean O’Toole (author), Stefanie Jason (journalist) amongst others.
Participating artists in the exhibition: Igshaan Adams, Marcelo Cidade, Kudzanai Chiurai, Kendell Geers, David Goldblatt, Sonia Gomes, Haroon Gunn-Salie, William Kentridge, Moshekwa Langa, Turiya Magadlela, Thiago Martins de Melo, Cildo Meireles, Paulo Nazareth, Nuno Ramos, Ariel Reichman, Rosângela Rennó, Mikhael Subotzky & Patrick Waterhouse, Jeremy Wafer.
Please click here for more information about the exhibition.
About the speakers
Clare Butcher (1985, Harare, Zimbabwe) is a teacher, curator and writer who cooks. She currently reads a lot with students at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie and the Piet Zwart Institute, while also being a member of the School of Missing Studies at the Sandberg Institute. Clare completed the de Appel Curatorial Programme in 2009.
Carolyn H Drake (1985, The Hague) is director of A Tale of a Tub. As an independent curator she is currently working on SOLO Projects ArtRio, Rio de Janeiro (2015) and On Demand, tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam (2015) amongst others. She is curator and advisor of the Robeco Art Collection. In 2012 she completed her MFA in Curating at Goldsmiths, University of London.