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Santiago Sierra in Conversation with Uri Gordon


Join us before the launch of Black Flag for a conversation between artist Santiago Sierra and anarchist theorist and activist Uri Gordon.

Uri Gordon teaches Political Theory at Durham University and is co-convenor of the PSA Anarchist Studies Network. He has been active in environmental and peace movements in the UK and in Israel/Palestine for two decades. His most recent work includes an appraisal of anarchist engagements with nationalism and national liberation (in The Brill Companion to Anarchism and Philosophy) and a conceptual genealogy of prefigurative politics (in Political Studies). His work has been translated into thirteen languages. 

Santiago Sierra (b. Madrid, 1966) studied Fine Arts at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid and at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg (HFBK) between 1989 and 1991, as well as at the Academy of San Carlos in Mexico City between 1995 and 1997. His recent solo shows include El Bebedero, Prometeo gallery, Milan, Italy (2016); Laboratory, Mexico (2015); Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain (2016); Kunsthalle Tübingen, Germany (2013); Te Tuhi Centre, New Zealand (2013); Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland (2012); MARCO, Spain (2009); Museu Madre, Italy (2009); CAC Malaga, Spain (2006), Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Belgium (2004).

Sierra has also been featured in numerous group exhibitions including the Museum of Modern Art, Poland (2016); National Gallery of Art, Poland (2015); Kunsthalle Dusseldorf (2014); Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2014) and the 55th Venice Biennale. Sierra represented Spain at the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003.