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Talk: theVOV Lunchtime Tour with Pio Abad and Dr Dorothy Price

Life in the Margins

Talk: theVOV Lunchtime Tour with Pio Abad and Dr Dorothy Price

Life in the Margins

Dr Dorothy Price and Pio Abad

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Artist Pio Abad and Art Historian Dr Dorothy Price discuss Life in the Margins – a virtual revival of the 2020 Spike Island exhibition by Filipino American artist Pacita Abad (1946–2004).

theVOV is a new virtual ecosystem that presents landmark contemporary art exhibitions for visitors to enjoy live and on demand. Spike Island is one of the founding fifteen UK public arts organisations participating in theVOV. Between 19 April and 30 May, you can virtually visit Pacita Abad: Life in the Margins via this new digital destination.

Pio Abad

Pio Abad is an artist living and working in London. In 2018, he co-curated A Million Things to Say, the first survey of Pacita Abad’s work at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design Manila and in 2019 he co-curated Pacita Abad: Life in the Margins at Spike Island, Bristol.

Dr Dorothy Price

Dr. Dorothy Price is Professor of History of Art at the University of Bristol, editor of Art History the journal of the Association for Art History, UK. She is widely published in the areas of British art and German modernism with a particular focus on women artists.

Pacita Abad L.A Liberty (1992) Acrylic, cotton yarn, plastic buttons, mirrors, gold thread, painted cloth on stitched and padded canvas. Life in the Margins (2020) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Works courtesy the Pacita Abad Art Estate. Photograph by Max McClure

Artist Pio Abad and Art Historian Dr Dorothy Price discuss the exhibition Pacita Abad: Life in the Margins

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