Image: Ben Harding
THE OTOLITH GROUP
Recognised as one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary art, The Otolith Group has exhibited world wide. Anjalika Sagar and Kodwo Eshun (founders of The Otolith Group) live and work in London. Founded in 2002, The Group’s work is formally engaged with research-led projects exploring the legacies and potentialities of artists led proposals around the document and the essay film, the archive, the aural and sonic medium, speculative futures and science-fictions. They were nominated for the Turner Prize in 2010.
This exciting new work and a newly commissioned interactive digital work by Invisible Flock brought to Brighton through a partnership between Brighton’s leading visual arts organisations: Fabrica, Lighthouse, Blast Theory, Photoworks, Brighton Festival and University of Brighton, Faculty of Arts.Together they are the selected works from the Voices of the Sea
commissions created in response to The Boat Project. The works are part of RELAY, contemporary art in the south east of England commissioned in response to London 2012.
Etel Adnan is a Lebanese-American poet, essayist, and visual artist. She has published more than ten books of poetry, essays, cultural writings, and a novel, the celebrated Sitt Marie-Rose on the Civil War in Lebanon. Her most recent work, a book of two poems, is Sea and Fog (Nightboat Books, 2011). She is a recipient of a 2010 PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles National Literary Award.