MuseumMan : Adam Nankervis

Autoportrait-David Medalla and Adam Nankervis Santiago Chile 2006

Title: MuseumMan : Adam Nankervis
Location: MadLab
Description: Acting as latterday flâneurs Adam Nankervis and David Medalla set out to re-trace the footsteps of Kurt Schwitters and his peregrinations around Manchester, Bury, St Helens, Liverpool during 1946 – 47. This is a talk from Adam about his experience.
Start Time: 18:00
Date: 2011-03-11
End Time: 21:00

Adam Nankervis and David Medalla have been commissed as the official MERZMAN artists in residence during the 5th – 13th March.

Adam Nankervis is an Australian artist, based in Liverpool and Berlin. He has exhibited globally over the last 20 years. His collaborations with Derek Jarman, David Hockney, Peter Tulley and long-term working partnership with David Medalla – the Fillipino kinetesist, founder of participation, performance artist and conceptualist – have developed a varied experimental practice and participation in a widely diverse set of mediums. Under the banner of MuseumMAN he was representative at The Los Angeles Biennial 2001; LIFE/LIVE Musee D’Art Moderne de la Ville Paris-Centro Culturelle de Belem Portugal curated by Hans Ulrich Orbrist 1996; The Johannesburg Bienniale 1997 curated by Okwai Enwazor and Gerardo Mesquera; Boijmans von Boiningham curated by Peter Fillingham; and exhibited at the Liverpool Biennial 2004/2006,The First Latin American Performance Biennale Santiago 2007,and with Museum MAN and the Franklin Furnace exhibition, History of Dissapearance Centro Culturel de Palacio de la Moneda Santiago Chile, Bereznitska+Partner Gallery Berlin 2009 Adam Nankervis is in the collection of the Arts Council England,James Moores Collection,Leo Keulb Collection and private collections worldwide.


This event is part of the wider MERZMAN : Kurt Schwitters in the Northwest.

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