Ian Cheng in conversation with Nora Khan and Ben Vickers

Serpentine Gallery

6 Mar 2018 - 7:30 PM

Ian Cheng in conversation with Nora Khan and Ben Vickers

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Artist Ian Cheng is joined by writer Nora Khan and Serpentine Galleries CTO Ben Vickers to discuss his exhibition at the Serpentine, the history of human consciousness, emergent forms of intelligence and non-human entities. 

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Ian Cheng (b. 1984, USA) explores the nature of mutation and the capacity of humans to relate to change.

Nora Khan is a writer and acting editor at Rhizome. Her criticism focuses on experimental art, digital visual culture, and the philosophy of technology.

Ben Vickers is a curator, writer, explorer, technologist and luddite. He is CTO at Serpentine Galleries and an initiator of the open-source monastic order unMonastery.

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Ian Cheng, Emissary Forks At Perfection

Ian Cheng, Emissary Forks At Perfection

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Emissary Forks At Perfection, 2015-2016 live simulation and story, infinite duration, sound, dimensions variable.

courtesy the artist, Pilar Corrias London, Gladstone Gallery, Standard (Oslo)

Ian Cheng, Emissary Sunsets The Self, 2017 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh: Sep 22, 2017–Jan 28, 2018

Ian Cheng, Emissary Sunsets The Self, 2017 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh: Sep 22, 2017–Jan 28, 2018

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Ian Cheng, Emissary Sunsets The Self, 2017 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh: Sep 22, 2017–Jan 28, 2018
Ian Cheng, Emissaries Guide - Narrative Agents and Wildlife, 2017

Ian Cheng, Emissaries Guide - Narrative Agents and Wildlife, 2017

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Ian Cheng, Emissaries Guide - Narrative Agents and Wildlife, 2017
Ian Cheng, Espace Louis Vuitton München, 2017.

Ian Cheng, Espace Louis Vuitton München, 2017.

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Ian Cheng, Espace Louis Vuitton München, 2017. Photo by Christian Kain.
Emisary Diagram

Emisary Diagram

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