United in Stomach Flu, London Weeps

Serpentine Gallery

21 Apr 2017 - 8:00 PM

United in Stomach Flu, London Weeps

£5/£4 via TicketWeb

A reading by Cally Spooner from her novel in progress, interspersed with some unwritten thoughts for 2017, possibly on states of rehearsal, Galileo's telescope, out-of-work speech writers, sweat, shame, structured reality, fake news, false tears and outsourcing

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Cally Spooner (b.1983, Ascot, UK) is a writer and artist based in Athens and London. Her practice includes film, audio, drawing and live events, fiction, plays and essays. Selected solo exhibitions include: New Museum, New York (2016); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2016); Vleeshal, Middleburg (2015) and solo projects at Tate Modern, London (2014); Performa 13, The National Academy, New York (2013) and Institute of Contemporary Art, London (2012). Selected group exhibitions include: Biennial of Moving Images, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva (2016); Aspen Art Museum (2015); REDCAT gallery, Los Angeles, (2015) Kestnergesellschaft Museum, Hannover (2014), Kunstverein Munich (2014), Frieze Projects, London and New York (2014 and 2013).

 

Her essays/writing have appeared in Flash Art and Artforum; her book of scripts is published by SlimVolume (2016) and she is the author of the novel, Collapsing In Parts published by Mousse (2013). In 2012 Spooner participated in the Serpentine Gallery’s Memory Marathon.

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Speak: Tania Bruguera, Douglas Gordon, Laure Prouvost and Cally Spooner

2 Mar 2017 to 21 May 2017

Speak, at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, brings together four artists – Tania Bruguera, Douglas Gordon, Laure Prouvost, Cally Spooner – and coincides with the Serpentine Gallery’s survey of the late British conceptual artist John Latham. 

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Speak Installation View - Cally Spooner

Speak Installation View - Cally Spooner

Cally Spooner, Warm Up, 2016. Speak, Installation view, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London (1 March 2017 – 21 May 2017)
Cally Spooner, Early research: method #7

Cally Spooner, Early research: method #7

Cally Spooner, ‘Early research: method #7’, 2016;

Courtesy the artist and gb agency, Paris; Photo: Aurelien Mole

Cally Spooner, On False Tears and Outsourcing... (2016) Image Courtesy of the Artist and New Museum. Photograph Luis Antonio Ruiz / Matte Projects

Cally Spooner, On False Tears and Outsourcing... (2016) Image Courtesy of the Artist and New Museum. Photograph Luis Antonio Ruiz / Matte Projects

Cally Spooner, On False Tears and Outsourcing... (2016) Image Courtesy of the Artist and New Museum. Photograph Luis Antonio Ruiz / Matte Projects