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11 May 2016, 6—7pm


Talk and book launch with Maria Fusco

Maria Fusco, writer, critic and Chancellor Fellow – Reader at Edinburgh College of Art talked about the research methods and modes of practice she employed in her recent work, Master Rock, which was commissioned by Artangel and BBC Radio 4.

This event also marked the Edinburgh launch of the book, Master Rock, co-published by Artangel and Book Works.

Maria Fusco is a Belfast-born writer now based in Glasgow. She works across an interdisciplinary field of writing including fiction, criticism and theory, her work is translated into ten languages. Solo-authored books include With A Bao A Qu: Reading When Attitudes Become Form (Los Angeles/Vancouver: New Documents, 2013), GONDA (Berlin/New York: Sternberg Press, 2012), and The Mechanical Copula (Berlin/New York: Sternberg Press, 2011). She is the founder/editor of The Happy Hypocrite, a journal for and about experimental writing and was Director of Art Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London. She was the inaugural Writer-in-Residence at Whitechapel Gallery, is a Hawthornden Fellow, was awarded as a Jerwood Creative Catalyst and named as one of Canongate's Future 40. She is currently a Reader at the University of Edinburgh.

Part of the Edinburgh College of Art Chancellor's Fellows Talks series. Supported by:


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