May 01 2019
Conversation | Out of the Inside of the Outside with Diedrich Diederichsen and Nicole Smythe-Johnson
Wed | 7PM
On the occasion of Lee Scratch Perry: MIRROR MASTER FUTURES YARD, please join us at Swiss Institute for a conversation with Diedrich Diederichsen and Nicole Smythe-Johnson on music, self-taught Jamaican artists and the label of “Outsider Art.” Moderated by Lorenzo Bernet.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note: events at Swiss Institute are limited capacity, and entry is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Diedrich Diederichsen lives and works in Vienna and Berlin where he writes on music, art and politics. His most recent book Körpertreffer – Zur Ästhetik der nachpopulären Künste (To Hit the Body – Aesthetics After Popular Art) was published in 2017.
Nicole Smythe-Johnson is an independent curator, art writer and PhD student in the Department of Art History at the University of Texas at Austin. She was born and raised in Kingston Jamaica and her work focuses on artistic practice within the Caribbean.
Image: Photograph of Black Ark, Kingston. Courtesy of suns.works.