BBLB Artists’ Talk

2008, with Harry Meadley, mixed media

Commentary

For a segment in Channel 4’s Big Brother’s Little Brother, Harry Meadley and I were invited by Leeds College of Art to deliver a crash course in performance art to former contestant Brian Belo. In the college’s lecture theatre, we re-enacted a sequence of seminal performance art pieces, including JMW Turner’s preparation for the painting ‘Snowstorm’, Joseph Beuys’s ‘How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare’ and Chris Burden’s ‘Shoot’.

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Televised on Channel 4’s BBLB, 18:30, 18-01-08

Alex Farrar
Born 1986 in Leeds, United Kingdom
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☞ 23 – 25.11.18 Printing Plant Art Book Fair w/Rijksakademie, Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam
☞ 23 – 25.11.18 Sound Art 2018 RijksOpen, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam
☞ 7.2.19 – 10.2.19 art fair (solo presentation), Art Rotterdam w/Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague
☞ 16.2.19 – 7.4.19 solo exhibition, The exhibition will be titled after its installation, Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague
☞ 11.9.18 – 14.1.19 guest artist-teacher, Fine Art Department, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
☝︎ 1.5.17 – 1.5.19 For two years my work is generously supported by a grant for established artists from the Mondriaan Fund (Netherlands)
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