Artist Tehching Hsieh joins curator Adrian Heathfield in a presentation around his work and its concerns. Leading thinkers from the visual arts, performance and architecture will respond to the Doing Time exhibition and discuss the relation of Hsieh’s work to questions of endurance, time and urban space.



Tehching Hsieh is a Brooklyn-based artist. He is represented by Sean Kelly Gallery, New York.

Adrian Heathfield is a curator, author and editor of many books on performance art including Out of Now and Live: Art and Performance. He is Professor of Performance and Visual Culture at the University of Roehampton, London, UK.

Carol Becker is the author of numerous books on contemporary art including The Subversive Imagination and Thinking in Place. She is Dean of Faculty and Professor of the Arts at Columbia University School of the Arts, USA.

Peggy Phelan is the author of key works on performance including Unmarked and Mourning Sex. She is Ann O’Day Maples Professor in the Arts, Professor of Drama and of English at Stanford University, USA.

Jane Rendell is the author of many works in spatial and architectural theory, including Site-Writing, and Art and Architecture. She is Professor of Architecture and Art, and Vice Dean of Research at the Bartlett, University College London.


Venue: Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Santa Maria Formosa, 5252, 30122 Venice, Italy


* Please RSVP before 6pm 11 May 2017 (CET)

* Please check-in 10 minutes prior to the talk, or your seats will be released to the public