In Other Words


In Other Words is a series of events exploring art practices that use writing as an inherent part, confronting several international artists who have extended the form of their work into a “narrative” approach. The project, organized by Peep-Hole, Milan and Kunsthalle Zürich in collaboration with Istituto Svizzero di Roma, aims to investigate act of “translations” from a form/format of production to another, the circulation of language and meanings between difference sources and the fundamental role that written words and narration in general have in this process. Using words as tools and acting as reaction of a given situation, In Other Words will happen at different time and speed over the season. Placing itself in the interstices of the institutions program the series of events seeks also to address the way in which these practices may reload museums art institutions and curatorial strategies and how may institutions reflect this in combining narrative approaches in critical institutional ones.

In Other Words – program

Kunsthalle Zürich
Saturday August 29, 2009 1-4 PM
Panel discussion among John Miller, Jutta Koether,Claire Fontaineand Falke Pisano
A performance by artist Marcus Coateswill introduce the panel

Istituto Svizzero di Roma in Milan
Thursday October 8, 2009 6-9 PM
One-evening program of performances, speech, reading and talk by a group of international artists such as Luca Frei, Melanie Gilligan, Benoît Maire and Aleksandra Mir

Kunsthalle Zürich
Sunday, November 22, 2009 11 AM
Conversation between Philippe Parreno and Simon Critchley