Eleanor Ivory Weber
Eleanor Ivory Weber is a writer of theory, poetry and criticism. The long poem “It—Subject” was published by Jacket2, Philadelphia (2019). It has been performed (as Glossolalien Missive) at Etablissement d’en face, Hectolitre, Vooruit and Kunsthal Gent (all Belgium). Another poem, “Every sentence containing the word ‘orality’ in Ong, W.J., 1982. Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word. Reprint 2002. New York, NY: Routledge.” (2017), was published in Into the Pores of the Brains (Bâtard Festival), and performed in Marseille and Brussels. In 2016, the solo exhibition, No Private Problems, took place at M.I/mi1glissé gallery, Berlin, and the related performance-lecture “Seeing Her Voices: Rehearsing Alejandra Pizarnik” was presented at Repetition/s Performance Philosophy conference, Ljubljana. Eleanor was in residency at the Cité internationale des Arts, Paris, in 2015. Has written on the work of artists A Constructed World, Alicia Frankovich, Richard Frater, Nuno da Luz, Asta Meldal Lynge, Julia McInerney, Laxlan Petras, Yasmin Smith and Athena Thebus. Obtained first class Honours in Art History & Theory from The University of Sydney, with a thesis titled “A process without end: autonomous art structures and the politics of self-organisation” in 2012. From 2012-14, was Assistant Curator Photographs at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, and co-director of the artist-run space 55 Sydenham Rd, both Sydney. Since 2018, co-directs Divided Publishing and teaches art, history and theory at Erg (école de recherche graphique—école supérieure des arts), Brussels. Is currently undertaking a Master in Political Theory at Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels.
She teaches at erg in Pratique de l’art - outils critiques→ art et contextes simultanés (MA) / Art Practice - Critical Tools