Ruth Buchanan

Project

On Civicness and participating in public life through art practice

Panel discussion in Berlin

On 2 October 2021, Contemporary HUM continues its series of panel discussions, this time focusing on Aotearoa’s large artist contingent in Berlin, and throughout Europe. 

This conversation will explore the idea of ‘civicness’ and how it is tied to social responsibility within a global community, taken from the perspective of three artists from Aotearoa who are actively taking part in public life through their practice. What does collective work or cooperation with others allow in contrast to an individual practice, and is authorship important in a collaborative project? What does a site-specific response look like when working in situ within vastly different contexts, from art institutions and public theatres to the NFT market? Is there a relation to be traced between civicness and social change and what tools can be used when attempting to rethink power relations? 

Guest speakers include Glasgow-based Cat Auburn; Berlin-based Ruth Buchanan; and Warsaw-based Daniel Malone. HUM’s Editor Pauline Autet will be moderating. 

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Luke Willis Thompson, Hysterical Strength

18 May —
18 June 2021

Kunstverein Hildesheim, Germany

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Ruth Buchanan, Curating Metabolic Infrastructures

10.00AM — 12.00PM
11 May 2021

Kunstverein Hildesheim, Germany

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Ruth Buchanan in Kunsthaus Hamburg group show

07 June —
20 August 2017

Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany

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Ruth Buchanan at Shimmer

10 February —
01 June 2018

Shimmer, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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Ruch Buchanan in ITS INTERIOR / AND A FACADE

01 May —
27 May 2018

Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany.

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Ruth Buchanan: Dead Marble

09 June —
28 July 2018

Artspeak, Vancouver, Canada.

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Ruth Buchanan, Fiona Connor, Oscar Enberg at Liste 2018

11 June —
17 June 2018

Hopkinson Mossman, Liste Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

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Ruth Buchanan in Touch

29 September —
18 November 2018

Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany.

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Ruth Buchanan at Badischer Kunstverein

05 October —
02 December 2018

Badischer Kunstverein, Germany

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Ruth Buchanan at Kröller-Müller Museum

18 May —
15 September 2019

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

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Ruth Buchanan at Museu de Arte de São Paulo

23 August —
17 November 2019

MASP, São Paulo, Brazil

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Evacuation Tapes launches

02 October —
31 December 2020

Online, evacuationtapes.net