Talks & Events
15 February 2004
Haunted Media Symposium
A one day conference in conjunction with the exhibition, Haunted Media 7 Feb – 17 April 2004
1 October 2002 - 30 April 2003
Theme: The Surface of the Image and The Impulse of Narrative
Ran from November 2002 to April 2003 and included artists’ talks from Sarah Wigglesworth, Mark Fairnington, DJ Simpson, Mariele Neudecker, Sophie Benson, Grayson Perry…
6 April 2002
A night of performance magic hosted by masters of miracle-mongering, Forced Entertainment, with a promising line up of acts including conjurors, spirit-raisers and charmers, compered by Richard Lowden.
16 February 2002
One Day Conference
Extending the debate around magic and art’s shared imaginations and strategies, the conference explored ideas of illusion and deception; examining the notion that art can be interpreted as a hi-brow confidence trick, in which a willing audience is deceived by artists who confer value onto hollow objects.
18 October 2001
Class of '76
In May 1976, 35 children posed for this class photograph in the hall of Chuckery Infant School in Walsall. In 1999 we made a short performance piece called Class of ’76, using this photo as the basis for telling lies and fibs to the audience.
1 October 2001 - 30 March 2002
Theme: Spatiality, Homelessness & Anxiety, and Performativity, Repetition & Acting
Transmission Series ‘Spatiality, Homelessness & Anxiety, and Performativity, Repetition & Acting’ ran from October 2001 to March 2002 including artist talks from Sharon Kivland, Adam Chodzko and Simon Patterson.
30 May 2001
Too Early for sorrow, Too Late for Happiness?
Breda Beban, whose solo exhibition Still commissioned by Site Gallery in May 2000, returns to perform a one-off live event, blurring the boundaries between movies and the visual arts.
9 March 2001
Tehching Hsieh, Mike Stubbs, Ann Whitehurst, John Slyce, Roddy Hunter & Jemima Stehli
Tehching Hsieh is an artist who uses his own life as his means of expression. ‘His work consists of five One Year Performances, done between the years of 1978 and 1986…
3 March - 17 March 2001
This two-week event marked Site Gallery’s ongoing commitment to supporting live art, by highlighting the practice of artists working across time-based, performative, interactive or durational contexts. Through installations, projections, performances, sound and streaming media.