Glasgow international 2018

20 April—
7 May

Michelle Hannah

KEENER

Exhibition
Performance

Keener is a new durational performance and exhibition by Michelle Hannah, exploring the thematic tropes found in Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi, cosmic pessimism, the materiality of fashion/corporate events, post-digital beliefs and the Irish tradition of ‘keeners’.

The term ‘keener’ references women hired to sing at funeral wakes as a vocal form of mourning. Through this exhibition this analogy is used to grieve the Anthropocene; to lament, entice, and detach. Photography, soundscapes, video and theatrical apocalyptic aesthetics combine to provide a decadent sculptural ambience.

Supported by Glasgow International, Inhouse and Creative Scotland.

Fri 20 – Sun 29 April
Thu – Sun, 12-5pm (Performance daily at 3pm)

Thu 3 – Mon 7 May
Thu – Mon, 12-5pm (Performance daily at 3pm)

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Michelle Hannah

KEENER performances

Event
Performance

Performances will be held regularly throughout the Gi2018 as part of Michelle Hannah’s Keener exhibition, which utilises photography, soundscapes, video and theatrical apocalyptic aesthetics in creating a decadent sculptural ambience. Keener explores thematic tropes found in the work of Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi, cosmic pessimism, the materiality of fashion/corporate events, post-digital beliefs and the Irish tradition of ‘keeners’.

Supported by Glasgow International, Inhouse and Creative Scotland.

Fri 20 – Sun 21 April
Exhibition Fri – Sun, 12-5pm (Performance daily at 3pm)

Thu 26 – Sun 29 April
Exhibition Thu – Sun, 12-5pm (Performance daily at 3pm)

Thu 3 – Mon 7 May
Exhibition Thu – Mon, 12-5pm (Performance daily at 3pm)

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Glasgow international 2018