EVENT29.05.2022 / 4.00pm5.00pm
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Paul Ramírez Jonas

In conversation with Mariam Zulfiqar

New York City-based artist Paul Ramírez Jonas discusses Key to the City’s European premiere with Mariam Zulfiqar, Director, Art Angel. In this talk he’ll reveal more about the project, how he is reimagining public art and exploring how it can galvanise communities.

For a limited time, Key to the City gives a minimum of 12,000 key holders opportunity to explore private and intriguing places and spaces in Birmingham that they might not have happened on before – bringing a new perspective to the city.

This event is free but booking is essential, to reserve your place please email Fierce: contact@wearefierce.org

Presented as part of Fierce Festival 2022. For full details of what’s on visit wearefierce.org.

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Ikon Events Room, First Floor.

Free Entry, booking essential.
To reserve your place please email Fierce: contact@wearefierce.org.

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1. Paul Ramírez Jonas
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Coinciding with his exhibition at Ikon Gallery, New York- based artist Paul Ramirez Jonas presented Another Day, a video piece on a railway platform monitor, a screen on which people normally see the departure times of trains. Slowly scrolling, in chronological order, were the times of sunrises that would occur during the next few hours in various parts of the world. The names of towns and cities, increasingly far-flung as the day progressed, would pause momentarily and then disappear as direct sunlight shone on them. Commuters in the late afternoon, on Platform 2 of Birmingham’s Snow Hill Station, thus were encouraged to contemplate the dawns coming and going somewhere in the pacific.

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