London’s Carroll / Fletcher project space is hosting the Unoriginal Exhibition group exhibition from October 30 to November 22.
The exhibition takes its name after a term coined by literary critic Marjorie Perloff (and referenced by artist and poet Kenneth Goldsmith), meant to convey the romanticism and outdatedness of the term ‘genius’, especially in the Information Age, and the need for our notions of creativity to evolve along with our culture to include acts previously thought disreputable, like archiving, reframing, filtering.
The group exhibition features what might be genius – or as the press release is quick to point out, unoriginal geniuses – in its contemporary 16-artist line-up, which includes Harm Van Den Dorpel, Evan Roth, Jonas Lund and Yung Jake.
See the Carroll / Fletcher exhibition page for details. **