Gabriel Orozco: Mobile Work | Briony Fer, Professor of Art & History. Introduced by Professor Oriana Baddeley |

Open Lecture


The Eye of Go 2005 Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery

This event is free and open to all but places are limited so please RSVP to book your place, by emailing

To coincide with the Tate Modern exhibition of the Mexican artist, Gabriel Orozco (Wednesday 19 January-Monday 11 April 2011), Briony Fer will discuss this artist’s work and debate key issues around the themes of the transnational with Oriana Baddeley.

Briony Fer is Professor of History of Art at University College London. She has published extensively on 20th century and contemporary art. Key publications include her books; On Abstract Art (2000), and The Infinite Line (2004), both published by Yale University Press. She has written on many contemporary artists, including Gabriel Orozco, Roni Horn, Vija Celmins, Ed Ruscha, Rachel Whiteread, and David Batchelor. Much of her research has focused on the work of the American sculptor Eva Hesse, writing for the 2002 retrospective of the artist, curated by Elisabeth Sussman, at SFMOMA in 2002.

Professor Oriana Baddeley is Deputy Director of TrAIN and Associate Dean of Research for CCW.

Other forthcoming lectures are:

23rd March: Julian Stallabrass in Conversation with Sutapa Biswas.

18th May: Michael McMillan, ‘The Kitchen: Memory and Food Cultures’, Introduced by Carol Tulloch.

1st June: TBA.

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