LW/LW with Louwrien Wijers, Lawrence Weiner, and friends draws to a close on Saturday 4 May. To celebrate we invite you to join Louwrien Wijers and Eloise Sweetman as they talk together about mental sculptures, following the breath of one’s companion, and the atmosphere of an artwork.
Eloise Sweetman talks to Louwrien Wijers begins at 14:00, and we kindly ask that you send us an RSVP to email@example.com so we can prepare tea and light snacks. For more information on LW/LW kindly visit www.shimmershimmer.org/lw
Louwrien Wijers (b. 1941, The Netherlands) was active in the international art movements Fluxus, Conceptual Art, Performance Art and Social Sculpture and wrote for the Museumjournaal, the Algemeen Handelsblad and Het Financieele Dagblad. In 1990 at the Stedelijk Museum she initiated the five-day panel of dialogues titled 'Art meets Science and Spirituality in a changing Economy’. Which included such artists, scientists, spiritual leaders and economists together, such as the Dalai Lama, Robert Rauschenberg, David Bohm, Stanislav Menshikov, John Cage, Ilya Prigogine, JCJ Vanderheyden, Francisco Varela, Mother Tessa Bielecki, Lawrence Weiner, Marina Abramovic, Fritjof Capra, Raimon Panikkar and H.J. Witteveen. She lives and works near Hallum in Friesland. www.louwrienwijers.nl/
In her work, Eloise Sweetman (b. 1985, Western Australia) explores how intersectional co-responsibility is not bound to one institution or setting but instead enacted within and through a community and by her as an artist, curator, writer, and teacher. Eloise has two exhibitions in the works including Charlotte Posenenske. Lexicon of Infinite Movement co-curated with Suzanne Wallinga with artworks by Charlotte Posenenske, Ruth Buchanan and Yeb Wiersma at Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands. Opening 18 May 2019. The second upcoming exhibition is Strangers and Those You Hold Dear with works by Charlotte Posenenske, Katie West, Malin Arnell and Miyeon Lee at MADA Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. Opening 4 October 2019. www.eloisesweetman.com