Book Launch & Artist Talk with Kawita Vatanajyankur


Join us for the launch of BODIED, the first title in the new series ‘Unclaimed Ideas’ co-published by AGWA and SLF ICAA.

Timed to coincide with the premiere of two commissioned works by Kawita Vatanajyankur and Wong Ping, both of whom are featured in BODIED, curator Rachel Ciesla will be in conversation with Vatanajyankur as they discuss her performance Mental Machine: Labour in the Self Economy.

BODIED unites an internationally diverse group of artists who, in positioning the body at the centre of their work, explore how our physical forms are shaped by the social worlds around us. In this book, curators Rachel Ciesla and Robert Cook present a collection of interviews with Cheryl Donegan, Jani Ruscica, Kawita Vatanajyankur, and Wong Ping that explore how their practices intersect with current changing political and cultural contexts.



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Kawita Vatanajyankur

Wong Ping