Guest: Lee Triming ; Host: Gary Simmonds.

SIMMONDS, Gary and TRIMMING, Lee (2009). Guest: Lee Triming ; Host: Gary Simmonds. In: KIVLAND, Sharon, (ed.) Host : The Stranger Bound Edition 2009. Transmission : Host . London, Artwords Press, 1-16.

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Abstract

Chapbook with Lee Trimming- Lee Trimming attended Transmissions as part of the Stranger series of lectures- as consequence and follow on from this initial dialogue we produced a chapbook which continued a pictorial and textual dialogue around contingency.

Transmission: Host is a series of chapbooks derived from an annual lecture series organised by Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University. Each week a host selects, presents, and looks after his or her guest. A critical engagement between host and guest is assumed. There is an ethics of hospitality, of making the stranger welcome. A host has a standard of conduct, and historically, hospitality has been seen as a code, a duty, a virtue, and a law. In this second series, each host invited a guest who was a stranger. Stranger’ implies one who is not known, but also incorporates the foreigner, or indeed, the odd/eccentric/uncanny. Following Jacques Derrida, the stranger is one who is irreconcilably ‘other’ to oneself, but with whom one may co-exist without hostility, to whom one must respond and to whom one is responsible. The stranger reminds one of the other at the heart of one’s being.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
Depositing User: Gary Simmonds
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2012 12:10
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2012 12:10
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/5506

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