What’s So Funny? – Why haven’t jokes, humour, wordplay and satire in the art of the last century been taken seriously?
VCA Alumna, now co-editor and staff writer of frieze magazine living in London
Date: Thursday 8th December 2011
Time: 6.00pm – 7.00pm
Venue: Federation Hall, Grant St, Victorian College of the Arts, Southbank
Free admission, no registrations
Jennifer Higgie’s biography
A graduate from VCA in 1991, Jennifer Higgie is co-editor and staff writer of frieze magazine and lives in London. She has written over 140 features and reviews for frieze and is the author of the novel Bedlam, the editor of the anthology The Artist’s Joke and the screenwriter of the feature film I Really Hate my Job. In recent years she has written numerous catalogues for artists including Mary Heilmann, Gary Hume, Maria Lassnig, David Noonan, Ricky Swallow. She was a Turner Prize judge in 2008 and is on the Art Council of Great Britain Acquisitions Committee for 2011–12.