Marathon

Manifesto Marathon

Manifesto Marathon, the third in the Serpentine Gallery’s acclaimed series of Marathon events, took place in the closing weekend of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2008, designed by Frank Gehry.

Sat 18 Oct 2008 to Sun 19 Oct 2008
10:00am to 7:00pm
Serpentine Pavilion / Marathon

The Manifesto Marathon came at a time when artists had begun to work less in formal groups and defined artistic movements. It showcased a new generation of artists alongside practitioners from the worlds of literature, design, science, philosophy, music and film who were returning to the historical notion of the manifesto. The Manifesto Marathon drew on the Serpentine Gallery’s close proximity to Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park, which has been used as a platform by Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, George Orwell and William Morris, among many others.

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Group show artists

Marina Abramović

Exhibition title

Manifesto Marathon 2008

Year
Title of work
An Artist’s Life
Credit(s)
2008

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 October 2008, Performance view, Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2008 designed by Frank Gehry

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Manifesto Marathon

Download Choose Drill flyer here , Niermann and Kyes took turns to read out their manifesto, one in an ongoing series The Choices .

Manifesto Marathon

Serpentine Gallery Manifesto Marathon 2008, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 October 2008, Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2008 designed by Frank Gehry. Pictured: Gilbert & George. Photography by Mark Blower

Manifesto Marathon

Serpentine Gallery Manifesto Marathon 2008, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 October 2008, Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2008 designed by Frank Gehry. Pictured: Terence Koh. Photography by Mark Blower

Manifesto Marathon

Serpentine Gallery Manifesto Marathon 2008, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 October 2008, Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2008 designed by Frank Gehry. Pictured: Agnès Varda. Photography by Mark Blower

Manifesto Marathon 18 Oct 2008 - 10:00am to 19 Oct 2008 - 7:00pm at Serpentine Pavilion

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