The PARSE Dialogues comprise public talks and discursive events where questions and research themes under discussion within the editorial process of the journal are tested out in a preliminary and exploratory manner.
The first Dialogue took place in the Gothenburg Konstmuseum on April 26, 2014 under the heading “A Conversation on Judgement” with contributions from Simon Critchley, Andrea Phillips, and Mick Wilson. The opening statements from this event are presented in the first issue of the PARSE Journal, (available from April 30th 2015.)
The second Dialogue took place at the 1st Research Pavillion, Experimentality, 56th Venice Biennale, on Sunday June 28, 2015 under the heading: “To be in the place of Palestine, to be in the place of India: An experiment in curatorial memory and exhibition amnesia.” Marking the tensions within mega-exhibitionary moments such as the Biennale, PARSE presented a reflection on the exhibitionary dynamics of place and emplacement in the orchestration of visibility in contemporary art. The 1st Research Pavillion was in the Sala del Camino, Giudecca 621. (Vaporetto stop: Palanca). Speakers included: Andrea Phillips, Dave Beech and Georgina Jackson.