Defacing the Currency

Friday, October 8, 2010 — 10:00am
Multiple contributors

Part of

10:00am — ACAD, Room 532

1:00pm — The Nickle Arts Museum

A performative lecture investigating the life and activities of philosopher Diogenes of Sinope (c. 412 BC) as the prototypical performance artist. It encompasses numerous themes from Rogers and Dyment’s mutual research on Diogenes including biographical information on his life and deeds, recreations of his ‘performances,’ and details on the striking similarities and parallels to contemporary performance art.

Part of the Mimesis: Art Imitating Life Series for M:ST 5

David Dyment is a Toronto based artist whose practice includes audio, video, multiples, performance, writing and curating. His work has been exhibited in Calgary, Dublin, Edmonton, Halifax, New York City, Philadelphia, Surrey, Toronto and Varna, Bulgaria. He is represented by MKG127.

Defacing the Currency


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