Art Assassins with Andrea Franke

Art Assassin Mehmet Cucel poses with a wrestling mask during a visit to Andrea Franke’s studio.

Art Assassin Mehmet Cucel during a visit to Andrea Franke’s studio, summer 2016.

In summer 2016 the Art Assassins worked with artist Andrea Franke to discuss Andean Philosophy and social practice.

In summer 2016 the Art Assassins worked with artist Andrea Franke to discuss Andean Philosophy and social practice. Together they recorded a podcast with artist Tania Bruguera, which will form part of Franke’s PhD.

During these meetings the Art Assassins reworked their manifesto, defining themselves as “a diverse group of young beings aged between 14-21 years old who meet every Tuesday at the South London Gallery.”

In 2017 excerpts from the podcast were published in Issue 19 of STRIKE! Magazine.

Andrea Francke, born in Peru and now based in London, is an artist and PhD candidate in Latin American Studies at the University of Manchester.

Born in Havana in 1968, artist Tania Bruguera choreographs performances that question the possibility of political representation.

Art Assassins are a group of young beings aged between 14-21 years old who meet every Tuesday at the South London Gallery. To find out more about the Art Assassins click here.

 

<p>Art Assassins discussing and reworking their manifesto, summer 2016.</p>

Art Assassins discussing and reworking their manifesto, summer 2016.

The South London Gallery’s young people’s programme is supported by the SLG Council and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

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