A performative reading by the award-winning writer Maria Fusco, presented in collaboration with the Art Writers Programme and UWE Fine Art.
Maria Fusco will make performative readings from her recent works Legend of the Necessary Dreamer (London: Vanguard Editions, 2017) described by Chris Kraus as “a new classic of female philosophical fiction” and Master Rock, a repertoire for a mountain, commissioned by Artangel and BBC Radio 4. She will discuss and display the creases, methods, obsessions and problematics of interdisciplinary writing.
Maria Fusco is an award-winning Belfast-born writer based in Glasgow, working across fiction, criticism and theory, her work is translated into ten languages. Previous solo-authored books are With A Bao A Qu Reading When Attitudes Become Form, 2013 (Los Angeles/Vancouver: New Documents, 2013), Gonda, 2012 and The Mechanical Copula, 2011 (both published Berlin/New York: Sternberg Press) and she is founder of The Happy Hypocrite, a journal for and about experimental writing. She is currently a Reader in Interdisciplinary Writing at the University of Edinburgh and was Director of Art Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London.
The Art Writer's Programme is a 6-month long project initiated by The Art Writers Group and funded by Arts Council England. It aims to promote engagement with critical writing about the visual arts across the South West region.