Past events at 1@111:

Sunday, February 26, 2017
Conversation with Naho Taruishi: When an Image Forgets

Artist Naro Taruishi shares her recent work on paper, When an Image Forgets, in a discussion on the mechanical limitations of visual documentation and the individual capacity to reinterpret histories.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Publication reception for The Arctic Plants of New York City, a limited edition artist book by Brooklyn-based artist and writer James Walsh (Granary Books, NY, 2016).

Sunday, April 26, 2015
A Welcome to Spring: Poetry & Other Readings

A small group of word-lovers exchange thoughts and words. With: Joshua Beckman, Laura Catherine Brown, Mary Chivers, Madeline Djerejian, Rachel Gugelberger, Belinda McKeon, and James Walsh.

Thursday, November 6, 2014
Edgar Orlaineta: Graphic Design, after Alvin Lustig

Mexico City-based visual artist Edgar Orlaineta presents his artist book Graphic Design, after Alvin Lustig (2014). This edition of 18 consists of a black screen-printed box cover, seven embossed cotton pages, and a single brass-clad steel signet. Orlaineta’s text is a translation of Lustig’s pedagogical 1946 essay Graphic Design synthesized into a codified alphabet of signets. 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Elisabeth Tonnard: Reading into writing

Dutch artist and poet Elisabeth Tonnard introduces her latest artist book They Were Like Poetry (2014), and shares her approach to teasing out the many latent messages and poetic meanings she finds buried in extant texts and images.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
New Draft Collective: Re-Current

New Draft Collective present and discuss the impetus for Re-Current, inviting guests to engage in both an evaluation of the event itself and a brainstorming session directed towards expanding research in response to the lines of inquiry that emerged during the event.

Monday, November 18, 2013
James Walsh: The Arctic Plants of New York City (Granary Books, NY)

Artist and writer James Walsh shares the complex process of transforming his installation The Arctic Plants of New York City into a limited-edition artists' book, engaging guests in a discussion that revolves around aesthetic and technical concerns. 

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Berit Fischer and Kevin Muhlen, curators: Hlysnan: The Notion and Politics of Listening

Curators Berit Fischer and Kevin Muhlen discuss the genesis of their exhibition Hlysnan: The Notion and Politics of Listening and the challenges of presenting an exhibition on listening that is non-visual, without the musical references or visual renderings often encountered in sound projects. The exhibition will take place at Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, May 17 - September 7, 2014.