The Showroom

Book Launch: Circular Facts

Thursday 20 October 2011, 6.30–8.30pm

Performance by Hassan Khan at 7pm

Circular Facts discusses the role of small organisations in the cultural field and how they envision the future.

Edited by Mai Abu ElDahab (Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp), Binna Choi (Casco, Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht), and Emily Pethick (The Showroom, London), the book offers ten perspectives on the subject with contributions from Artist’s Institute, New York; Art Space Pool, Seoul; Bétonsalon, Paris; Bulegoa zenbaki barik, Bilbao; CCA, Glasgow; Konsthall C, Stockholm; Kunsthall Oslo; Kunstverein, Amsterdam; and Les Laboratoires D’Aubervillers, Paris.

To launch the book Egyptian artist will perform A Short Story based on a distant memory with a long musical interlude.

This publication is published on the occasion of Circular Facts, a collaborative endeavor between three European contemporary art organisations: Casco, Office for Art, Design and Theory (Utrecht); Objectif Exhibitions (Antwerp); The Showroom (London), in partnership with Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen and Electric Palm Tree.

Circular Facts has been made possible with the support of a Cooperation Measures Grant as part of the European Union Culture 2007–2013 Programme. This publication is additionally supported by BAM, the Flemish Institute for Visual, Audiovisual and MediaArt; Arts Council England; the Mondriaan Foundation; and Utrecht City Council.