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Thomas Hirschhorn in conversation with Anna Dezeuze

18 oct 2014
Book launch, Public talk
Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, London.

On Saturday 18 October, join us in the Platform Theatre at Central Saint Martins for the launch of the latest book in our One Work series, Thomas Hirschhorn: Deleuze Monument. Thomas Hirschhorn will be in conversation with the author Anna Dezeuze.

Thomas Hirschhorn, Deleuze Monument, 2000, view of the altar in ‘La Beauté’, Avignon. Courtesy the artist and DRAC Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Aix-en-Provence

They will discuss the book and the artist’s approach to producing and maintaining works in public spaces, with reference to Hirschhorn’s other monuments, including Gramsci Monument(2013), Bataille Monument (2002) and Spinoza Monument (1999).

Thomas Hirschhorn is a Swiss artist who lives and works in Paris. Recent exhibitions include ‘Höhere Gewalt’, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin; ‘Flamme Eternelle’, Palais de Tokyo, Paris; and ‘METAMATIC Reloaded’, Museum Tinguely, Basel (all 2014). His work is exhibited internationally and has been included in exhibitions such as Manifesta 10 (2014), the 54th Venice Biennale (2011) and Documenta 11 (2002).

Anna Dezeuze is a lecturer in art history and theory at the École Supérieure d’Art et de Design Marseille-Méditerranée. She is the editor of the ‘Do-it-yourself’ artwork: Participation from Fluxus to New Media (Manchester University Press, 2010) and co-editor, with Julia Kelly, of Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art (Ashgate, 2012).

Thomas Hirschhorn in conversation with Anna Dezeuze
Saturday 18 October 2014, 17:00–18.30

The Platform Theatre
Central Saint Martins
University of the Arts London
Granary Building
Handyside Street

Admission free but booking essential. To reserve a seat, please go to

Please contact with any queries.

This event is generously supported by The Sandra Blow Fund.

Thomas Hirschhorn: Deleuze Monument is part of the One Work series of books, each of which presents a single work of art considered in detail through a single text. To order the book, follow the links here, or visit your nearest independent bookshop.