The Language of Lists

@ Bury Art Museum

Opening: 2nd May 2014 / 7.00pm

3 May – 9 July 2014

‘We Like Lists Because We Don’t Want to Die’ – Umberto Eco

The structure and rhythms of the list has fascinated artists for centuries. It has a history across many artforms. The Language of Lists will investigate the lists of Text Festivals, the lists of participants, the interweaving of contemporary practice, the processes, the list as category, the list as bureaucracy, the list as list, the list as Google, the list as generator, the list as science, the list which ends and never ends.

Featuring Lawrence Weiner, Riiko Sakkinen, Rachel Smith, Carolyn Thompson, Tim Etchells, Erica Baum, Flo Fflach, Vanessa Place, Jayne Dyer, Simon Patterson, Jaap Blonk, and Marton Koppany.

Curated by:

Tony Trehy

Commissioned by:

Bury Council

Ticket Prices:

Admission Free


Bury Art Museum
Manchester Road

Tel: 0161 253 5878

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