Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

Description of the college located at 6152 Coburg Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Includes mention of visiting artists from the 1969-1970 academic year (Carl Andre, Iain Baxter, James Lee Byars, Dan Graham, Douglas Huebler, Joseph Kosuth, Lucy Lippard, Sol LeWitt, and Michael Snow), a description of David Askevold’s Projects Class, the course World Encounter, and the affiliated galleries Anna Leonowens (1891 Granville Street, Halifax, NS, directed by Allan McKay) and Mezzanine (directed by Charlotte Townsend). Works mentioned: Bruce McLean’s King for a Day (Oct. 1970), Vito Acconci’s Accessibilities (Dec. 1970), Lawrence Weiner’s Five Works (April 1969), and performances by Pulsa Group. The Halifax Conference (Oct. 5-6, 1970) organized by Seth Siegelaub briefly described. An exhibition at 93 Grand Street mentioned, Nova Scotia College students participated including David Askevold, Richards Jarden, Allison Robertson, Doug Waterman, and Tim Zuck, Five Shutter Speeds Empirically Determining My Blinking Speed by Richards Jarden illustrated.

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