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Mechanisms | Basic Mountain

Naomi Garriock – Mechanisms (2020)

Basic Mountain

Basic Mountain, Hill St, Edinburgh

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This workshop will last 4 hours with a 1 hour break in the middle. Please wear comfortable warm clothing and bring a smartphone to record and listen and something to write on (phone, laptop, notebook) as you will be given a short transcribing task.

A few days before this Mechanisms workshop you will receive a small reading and research task to do in preparation. Follow the instructions carefully, they are precise and anti-onerous.

Neil Mulholland and Naomi Garriock will be there to meet you on the day.

11:00-13:00 Part 1

Basic Mountain, Hill St, Edinburgh

Anonymity: Introductions 121, Shape, Colour, Contact Details

Art Education :

Private study session and coffee-time with the Art Education Library and 121 Q&A all about you

Mechanisms: Workshop Work: A friendly looking concoction of autotelism, altruism, authorship and trust

Breakout outside time and solitary eating of LUNCH before reconvene

14:00-16:00 Part 2

Materialise: Mindlessness: shape, colour, pattern

Homework Contract & AOCB text reading:
Final Q&A, complimentary souvenir promise

(Naomi Garriock - Mechanisms (2020))

((c) Basic Mountain, 2020)


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