Cristina Mitrense / MAKE –METALIBRARY /An Interactive exhibition

2 - 13 September 2013

The Women’s Art Library at Goldsmiths University of London is pleased to present MAKE–METALIBRARY at the Special Collections ,an exhibition by multidisciplinary artist Christina Mitrentse. METALIBRARY is a site specific interactive floor based installation gathering together the complete MAKE magazine archive (issues 1- 92) made available to the public in the library’s special collection reading room, and emerging from Mitrentse’s ongoing Add To My Library project. Two screenings project background information from Vol.II & III archive of ATML, in dialogue with the ‘Wounded Book Sculptures’ to be displayed in cabinets: a selection of feminist vintage Penguin publications shot with riffle create bullet holes, have been introduced by Mitrentse as a series of appropriated, ready-mades since 2010. A selection of new large wall based colour drawings and an exclusive printed edition, extensively designed to expand the MAKE publication front covers and archive of the future, providing also a connection between the special collections reading room and the main Library, where a ‘Book-Skoob Tower’ rises to the 1st floor. The exhibition features contextual writings by Areti Leopoulou art historian, CACT curator & Dr. Christina Gramma- tikopoulou of InteRartive magazine.

Christina Mitrentse is a multidisciplinary London based artist, freelance curator and educator. She is known for constructing provocative narratives and poetic ensembles of idiosyncratic institutions through manifold processes of vintage book-sculpture, drawing, screen-printing, and productions of site-specific installations.

Special Collections /Rutherford Building
Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross
London SE14 6NW UK
Reception: Wednesday 4 September 6-8pm
RSVP required: a.greenan@gold.ac.uk
Open: Mon – Fri 10am - 5pm Wed 10am-7pm
MAKE-A new special edition, colour drawing on paper, 110x90cm © Christinamitrentse 2013