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This sentence is not true

This evening, the Talbot Rice Gallery hosted a public discussion on the artist Bruce Naumen, as part of the Artist Rooms Cafe des Artistes. Ruth Burgon gave an initial summary of Naumen’s work, in particular his affinity for breaking the rules and challenging the institution. This was followed by an interpretation of his performative work and within this his need for control, by Dr. Catherine Spencer.

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This image was put on screen and we were asked to talk amongst ourselves addressing questions such as;

Is Naumen being sincere/should we take this seriously?
and What is an artists duty?

I was very uncomfortable.

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FAIR Progress

As Heritage Officer for the Nation of Ahland, todays task was writing up a brief history of the country’s formation for our new website.

 

Ahland Website

 

Ahland opens its boundaries to tourists on the 30th of April and we’re really upping our game to publicise now.

Friday will see the coronation of our King at the Ahlandian Embassy in Scotland, and its sure to be a truly festive night.

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FAIR will be taking place at Tabot Rice from the 30st April – May 5th. Here’s what my group has in the mix.

The Micronation of Ahland          

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Ahland will be welcoming Tourists from Wednesday April 30th 2014.

A Micronation is an Entity that claims to be an independent Nation but is not officially recognized by World Governments. A Micronation expresses formal and persistent claims of sovereignty over some physical Territory.

Ahland was born from the need for new Beginnings. With the Confusion created within all Aspects of national Identity we wish to offer a safe Haven for the creative and ambitious alike, providing a Platform for new ways of dealing with old and dated Issues. Within the Boundaries of Ahland, free Reign and Sanctuary will present Opportunity to exercise Thoughts and Opinions on all Aspects of Living. This is Our Quest to achieve a sustainable Nation.

The Opening of Ahland to Tourists will be marked by the ceremonial raising of the national Flag and a celebration of the rich and recent Culture of the Nation.

In the coming Weeks Ahland will be planning and publicising this Event. Watch this Space for News on progress of Independence and Opportunities to get involved in the Festivities of Ahland’s welcoming Event.