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'Black Sun' film still, Sue de Beer, (2006). Copyright Sue de Beer. Courtesy Sue de Beer

This Young Monster: Charlie Fox & Jennifer Higgie in conversation

WED 1 MAR 2017, 7-9PM, FREE, CLORE STUDIO

Overview

Please join us at South London Gallery for a conversation between frieze editor Jennifer Higgie and Charlie Fox, whose debut This Young Monster is published by Fitzcarraldo Editions on 22 February 2017.

This Young Monster is a hallucinatory celebration of artists who raise hell, transform their bodies, anger their elders and show their audience dark, disturbing things. What does it mean to be a freak? Why might we be wise to think of the present as a time of monstrosity? And how does the concept of the monster irradiate our thinking about queerness, disability, children and adolescents? From Twin Peaks to Leigh Bowery, Harmony Korine to Alice in Wonderland, This Young Monster gets high on a whole range of riotous art as its voice and form shape-shift, all in the name of dealing with the strange wonders of what Nabokov once called ‘monsterhood’. Ready or not, here they come...

Tickets for this event are now fully booked, for more information please call 020 7703 6120.

Biographies

Charlie Fox is a writer who lives in London. He was born in 1991. His work has appeared in many publications including frieze, Cabinet, Sight& Sound, Art Review, The Wire  and The White Review.

Jennifer Higgie is co-editor of frieze and editor of Frieze Masters.


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