A recording of our in conversation event with artist Gordon Hall and Cubitt curatorial fellow: Seán Elder which was held at Cubitt on Saturday 27th April 2024 about Queer Formalism in conjuction with Mathew Wayne Parkin's exhibition i can fit a fist in my mouth.   

Gordon Hall, a New York-based sculptor, in conversation with Seán Elder on queer abstraction and form. In the context of Mathew Wayne Parkin’s new commission, the two will discuss forms of illegibility, image-making, and Hall’s practice which extends between objects, bodies, and movement.

Gordon Hall

Gordon Hall is a sculptor, performance-maker, and writer based in New York.

Hall has presented solo exhibitions at EMPAC (2014), Temple Contemporary (2016), The Renaissance Society (2018), MIT List Visual Arts Center (2018), and Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (2019). Hall's sculptures and performances have been exhibited in a variety of group settings including Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (2010), SculptureCenter (2012), Movement Research (2012), Brooklyn Museum (2014), White Columns (2015), Whitney Museum of American Art (2015), Hessel Museum at Bard College (2015), Art in General (2016), Wysing Arts Centre (2017), Abrons Arts Center (2017), Socrates Sculpture Park (2017), The Drawing Center (2018), David Zwirner New York (2018), Verge Center for the Arts (2019), Center for Maine Contemporary Art (2021), and AIR Gallery (2021).

Hall's books include Reading Things - Gordon Hall on Gender, Sculpture, and Relearning How To See (Walker Art Center, 2016), AND PER SE AND (Art in General, 2016), Details (Walls Divide Press, 2017), The Number of Inches Between Them (MIT 2019), OVER-BELIEFS, Gordon Hall Collected Writing 2011-2018 (Portland Institute for Contemporary Art/Container Corps, 2019), Other People's Houses (AIR Gallery, 2021), and Circling the Square: Words from END OF DAY (Hesse Flatow, 2021).

Banner image: Gordon Hall, 'The Number of Inches Between Them,' 2017 Pigmented cast concrete, color poster multiple, performance, 39 min. Performers: Mary Bok, Gordon Hall, Mike Peterson, Lou Desautels, Danny Harris. Photo: Cassandra Rodriguez

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