Q-RATED WORKSHOP 2018 LECCE
with Zach Blas, Rana Hamadeh, Robert Leckie
Lecce, Ex Conservatorio di Sant’Anna Septembert 25-26-27
Zach Blas lives and works in London. He is an artist, director, writer and lecturer in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London. He has exhibited, taught and held film screenings at numerous international institutions including the 68th Berlinale; Art in General, New York; Gasworks, London; e-flux, New York. In 2016 he was the winner of the Creative Capital Award in Emerging Fields.
Rana Hamadeh lives and works in Rotterdam. She is an artist and performer of Lebanese origins. She has exhibited widely, at spaces including the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam; Sursock Museum, Beirut; Contour Biennale 8, Mechelen, Belgium; The Showroom, London; the 6th Moscow Biennial; the 8th Liverpool Biennial; the 12th Lyonne Biennial. In 2017, she won the Rome Prize in Visual Arts, which entails a period of residency at the American Academy in Rome in 2018.
Robert Leckie lives and works in London. He is the Head of Programmes at Gasworks, London, where he curates exhibitions and coordinates artists’ residencies and the public program. Leckie organized the first solo exhibitions in the UK of artists Adelita Husni-Bey, Monira Al Qadiri, Zach Blas and Candice Lin, among others. The group exhibitions he has curated include Late Barbarians, Dependency and, more recently, A Kingdom of Hours. His writing has appeared in the magazines Afterall and Benedictions. Recently he was named Director of Spike Island, Bristol.
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