Blind Spots

June 11th, 2021

Research and artistic practice depend on exchange and openness to other perspectives. But how can artists and researchers approach blind spots in practice?

In conversation: Jeremy Bolen, Beate Geissler, Oliver Sann, Abbéy Odunlami

The anatomical blind spot hides what can only be known by trusting others to tell us about what we cannot see. In a similar fashion, research and artistic practice depend on exchange and openness to other perspectives outside of our own parameters. But how can artists and researchers approach blind spots in practice? Reflecting on their participation in Mississippi. An Anthropocene River and The Current, the participants of this round table discussion look back at collaborations in the Mississippi delta, their experience of working with local partners, and questions of situated knowledge that have proven relevant for their individual practices, as well as for institutional projects more generally.