Tim Rollins & K.O.S.

Reflections & responses to the Talbot Rice Gallery/Artworks Scotland seminar, Aug 2012

Media, films and interviews

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Watch as Tim Rollins and K.O.S. talk about their roots in the South Bronx and how they developed their innovative arts practice.

This suite of videos marks the ArtWorks Scotland Seminar with Tim Rollins and K.O.S. which occurred on August 1st 2012 at Talbot Rice Gallery.

Including an exclusive tour of key works from Talbot Rice Gallery’s exhibition The Black Spot, Rollins and K.O.S. introduced their practice from its roots in the South Bronx to recent projects and artworks including The Black Spot (after Robert Louis Stevenson) and On the Origin of the Species (after Charles Darwin), new works completed on site in Talbot Rice Gallery with young people from across the Lothian Region.

Summary film featuring footage, lecture extracts and interviews from the ArtWorks Scotland Seminar and Art and Knowledge workshops held at Talbot Rice Gallery, August 2012.

30 years of History: A Lecture by Tim Rollins and K.O.S. members Angel Abreu, Rick Savinon, Eric Fernandez

Interview featuring Tim Rollins, Angel Abreu, Rick Savinon and Eric Fernandez.

Themes: Rules and parameters for projects, Day to day of a K.O.S., Context, Structure, Artistic practice

The following are a series of short questions and answers from seminar delegates to Tim, Angel, Rick and Eric.

Question 1: Can you talk about art in an education context?

Themes: Schools, Education, Art

Question 2: How do the narratives develop through collaboration to become the artwork?

Themes: Literary texts, Personal stories, Context

Question 3: Was there a point you started to think differently about K.O.S.?

Themes: Vocation, Mid-career

Question 4: Can you tell us about the workshop process?

Themes: Talbot Rice Gallery, Workshops, Darwin

Question 5: Can you tell us about the next generation of K.O.S.?

Themes: K.O.S., IS52, South Bronx

Question 6: How did you deal with the kids who didn’t remain members of K.O.S.?

Themes: Commitment, Structure, Relationships

Question 7: What about the role of women in K.O.S.?

Themes: Gender, Context, South Bronx, Women educators

The entire suite can also be found on ArtWorks Scotland’s Vimeo channel.

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Written by rachelthibbotumunuwe

October 9, 2012 at 4:51 pm

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