25 April 2019 7pm
SESSION is a project modelling itself after an incubator that invites cultural practitioners to engage with questions that emerge out of a given exhibition.
EMILIA-AMALIA | in residence invites artist and writer Moyra Davey to offer a reading from her new monograph accompanied by a screening of notable excerpts from her film work.
Moyra Davey is an artist based in New York, whose work comprises the fields of photography, film, and writing. She has produced several works of film, most recently Wedding Loop (2017) as part of her contribution to documenta 14, Athens (2017). She is the author of numerous publications including Burn the Diaries and The Problem of Reading, and is the editor of Mother Reader: Essential Writings on Motherhood. Davey has been the subject of major solo exhibitions at institutions including: Portikus, Frankfurt/Main (2017); Bergen Kunsthall, Norway (2016); Camden Arts Centre, London (2014); Kunsthalle Basel (2010); and Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2008). Her work is found in major public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and the Tate, UK. She is the 2018 recipient of the Scotiabank Photography Award, and in 2004 was granted the Anonymous Was A Woman Award.
Registration for the event opens 13 April, and is limited to thirty persons; please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 416.536.1519
SESSION is made possible with Leading Support from TD Bank Group