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STATE OF PRINT: Contested Land-Space-Planet-Title, 22 March 2024

Generator Projects
Industrial Estate, Unit 25-26 Mid Wynd, Dundee, DD1 4JG
22 March 2024
Convened by Miriam Mallalieu

painting of border fence with lettering 'State Border' within a grassy landscape, with a forest in the background

Generator Projects and STATE OF PRINT held a one-day symposium exploring print practices and the role that these have played in establishing structures of ‘State’.

Speakers included: Kate O’Shea, Professor Thomas Giddens, Rachel Doolin, Professor Mary Modeen, Manchán Magan, Rhi Mudaliar, Paola McClure, Lada Wilson, Dr Katie Potapoff, Susan Torrance, Louise Ritchie, Monica Madas.

This symposium preceded the formal opening of STATE OF PRINT at Generator Projects, which was open between 23 March and 14 April. The exhibition was a collaboration between four artists based in Scotland and Ireland (Paul Harrison, Scott Hudson, Catherine Hehir and Noelle Noonan) in the form of a collective/iterative exhibition and series of events exploring print practices ‘statehood’. The project has been hosted in various cities, including Dundee (DCA), Cork, Limerick, Barcelona, Santander and in Bristol as a key feature (Keynote) of the IMPACT International Printmaking Conference hosted by the Centre for Print Research at UWE.