Symposium: seriousness & humour in art writing

Saturday November 3rd 2012 

Eastside Projects

Featuring David Burrows / Andrew Hunt / Gavin Butt

The symposium considered a number of topics in relation to seriousness and humour within art writing: 

Why is seriousness the dominant register of choice within art writing? 

What are the alternatives to seriousness? 

Why is non-serious art writing necessary? 

How do we attribute value outside of serious culture? 

What are the implications of using humour within art writing?

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