Cass lecturer launches latest book with sold out performative talk event at Tate Modern
Date: 08 November 2018
Cass visual communication lecturer Clare Qualmann is presenting a performative talk at the Tate Modern on the 8th November as as part of the launch of Ways To Wander The Gallery a new book she has co-authored with Claire Hind.
In the summer of 2017, Claire Hind and Clare Qualmann led a series of workshops at Tate Modern looking at the relationship between walking, art, experimental writing and composition. They then invited each participant to create a page for Ways to Wander the Gallery.
Ways to Wander the Gallery includes reflections on our relationship to the ‘consumption’ of art in the gallery space and the the artists’ pages which are each an invitation to readers to wander in the gallery and beyond.
The book asks readers to reconsider their walked relationship with art. How playful and embodied can our wandering be in spaces that often make our feet ache? This is an invitation to try 25 different ways to wander in and well beyond the art gallery inspired by the work of artists Rebecca Horn, Bruce Nauman, Hito Steyerl, Janet Cardiff, Julie Mehretu and others.
During the sold out launch event at the Tate Modern, Claire Hind and Clare Qualmann will look at durational walks, rule-based ambulatory experiences, micro-performances of the everyday, interventions and performance walking encounters. They will also share examples of experimental writing and drawing through performance.
Ways to Wander The Gallery by Claire Hind and Clare Qualmann is published by Triachy Press and is available from bookshops and online retailers.
Latest news from the SchoolView all Latest news from the School
London Met alumni Antonio Capelao launches Architecture for Kids podcast series
A new podcast that aims to engage children and young people in discussions about the built environment has been launched by London Metropolitan University alum, Antonio Capelao.
London Met unveils its 2024 National Student Survey campaign
MA Graduate Arpita Hajare describes how she created a 'simple, crisp yet meaningful piece of design' for London Met's NSS campaign.
CREATURE partners The Liliesleaf Trust UK secure £1.2 million for anti-apartheid legacy project
London Met's Centre for Creative Arts, Cultures and Engagement (CREATURE) will collaborate with the Trust on a rolling programme of art based heritage projects.
London Met are planting for the future
Staff and student project from the School of Art, Architecture and Design to plant 420 saplings as part of Woodland Trust scheme.
London Met staff and archives feature in Hackney Museum exhibition
Co-curated by Emeritus Reader Susan Andrews, ‘At Home in Hackney’ features photography lecturers from the University, alongside images from the Special Collections.
The Africa Centre and London Met collaborate on Afropolitan culture series
London Afropolitan, an event held in September, adopted the African diaspora experience as a starting point for exploring the future of London’s culture of architecture and design.
London Met to host new exhibition on East London's Brady Girls' Club
'We are the Brady Girls' will be exhibited at the Aldgate campus through October and November.
London Met achieves Silver in Teaching Excellence Framework
The university demonstrates impressive progress through robust student experience and outcome strategy.
London Met MA art students deliver impactful performances and workshops at new installation
The ambitious project was commissioned to celebrate local community history in collaboration with the London Festival of Architecture and Aldgate BID.
London Met academic shines at Edinburgh Fringe once again
Rishi Trikha’s show Stuntman received widespread acclaim at the world renowned arts and culture festival.
London Met student wins Gold Award at the 2023 Association of Photographer's Student Awards
London Met's BA Photography was also voted 'Course of the Year' and course leader James Cant was also voted 'Lecturer of the Year'.
London Met students and staff collaborate with Youth Beyond Borders for the King's Coronation
Staff and students from the School of Art, Architecture, and Design worked with the youth focused agency to create artwork displayed at the King’s Coronation.
London Met sees Venice Biennale success
Two current students join the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale as Fellows at the British Pavilion 'Dancing Before the Moon', which was curated by a team including London Met alumni
London Met hosts discussion on accessibility and ethics within architecture
AAD staff, industry professionals, and visiting academics held an extensive discussion exploring ‘Architectures of Care’ and the creation of equitable and sustainable communities.