Luke Willis Thompson

Saturday 24 June 2017, 2pm
Luke Willis Thompson is joined in conversation with Polly Staple to discuss ‘autoportrait’ his new commission at Chisenhale Gallery. The conversation begins with a discussion of Thompson's previous works and continues to explore the making of ‘autoportrait’. 

Wednesday 12 July 2017, 7pm

In a follow-up conversation, during a Chisenhale Friends event, Luke Willis Thompson and Polly Staple discuss the presentation and reception of Thompson’s new work ‘autoportrait’, with questions and responses from the audience. 

Thursday 6 July, 7pm 
Peter Shand, Head of School, Elam School of Fine Arts, The University of Auckland, discusses Luke Willis Thompson’s new commission in relation to his wider practice,

Saturday 15 July, 2pm 
Orit Gat responds to Luke Willis Thompson’s new commission, discussing the difference between photo, image and event, and reflecting on the anxiety of sharing online. Gat is a writer on contemporary art and digital culture and contributing editor of The White Review.

Thursday 17 August 2017, 7pm
Luke Willis Thompson and Tavia Nyong'o discuss 'autoportrait', Thompson's new commission for Chisenhale Gallery. This event was recorded on Thursday 17th August 2017.

Thursday 17 August 2017, 7pm
A Q&A with audience following a conversation between artist Luke Willis Thompson and Tavia Nyong’o, Professor of African American Studies, American Studies and Theatre Studies at Yale University. Thompson and Nyong'o discussed 'autoportrait', Thompson’s new commission for Chisenhale Gallery. This event was recorded on Thursday 17 August 2017.

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