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Jacob Gleeson

Jacob Gleeson is a Vancouver based interdisciplinary artist and co-owner of St. George Marsh, a grocery store that acts as a museum, gallery, music venue and event space.

Talks & Events

  • Speakeasy: Serial Space

    ELIZABETH BACHINSKY, DIANA GEORGE, JACOB GLEESON, GARETH MOORE, CHARLES MUDEDE, MATTHEW STADLER
    December 1–December 2, 2005

    Thursday, December 1, 8pm

    Jacob Gleeson (Vancouver)

    Gareth Moore (Vancouver)

    Matthew Stadler (Portland)

    Friday December 2, 8pm

    Elizabeth Bachinsky (Vancouver)

    Diana George (Seattle)

    Charles Mudede (Seattle)

    Recently, west coast writers, artists and architects have been thinking about how basic notions of space could be redefined. In a 2002 Artspeak publication, Diana George and Charles Mudede approached serial space, an endless repetition of particular spaces that appear throughout our conventions of “urban” or “nature.” Serial space proposes a shift in the way we think about space, away from conventional dichotomies such as city/country, urban/suburban. How can notions of space be redefined along the lines of serialized space – endlessly repeating spaces – rather than by spatial dichotomies? How does space form critical discourse and what are the implications of those formations, if any? Artspeak’s Speakeasy series of talks and readings encourage writers and artists to continue this thinking.

    Postscript 17: Lance Blomgren on Serial Space