The Laboratory of Dissent is a five week experimental project by Associate Artists from Chapel Arts Studios (CAS) at The Winchester Gallery.
From 24th August - 25th September 2015 the gallery will be treated as a site for investigation rather than a showcase for finished work.
14 CAS artists will divide into 4 groups and each will occupy the gallery for a week, using Chantal Mouffe’s essay ‘Artistic Activism and Agonistic Spaces’ as a starting point for collaboration. Their creative enquiry will explore the themes of dissent, consensus and the struggle to retain criticality within contemporary art practice.
Laurence Dube-Rushby will be part of week 2
As a first act of dissent, I entered the gallery whilst group 1 was out to fetch furnitures and set up camp in their space...(read more at http://www.chapelartsstudios.co.uk/?p=1941
View film presentation of Agitation 1;