Fall 2007 Events

Andrea Bowers Primary

Voices: Andrea Bowers and Marcos Ramírez ERRE

Lecture

Thursday, November 15, 2007 – 12:00PM to 1:30PM

Andrea Bowers’s (born 1965) work explores recent histories of art and politics, amplifying questions of democracy and social engagement. For fifteen years, Bowers has investigated individual expres...

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The Photography Show Primary

The Photography Show

Film screening curated by Ben Russell

Screening

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 – 1:30PM to 3:30PM

Everyone knows that cinema is really just photography in motion, rushing past our I-Am-Eyebeams at 24 images a second. Everyone knows that there is a spinning shutter in the film projector. And ev...

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Mark Wallinger Primary

Voices: Mark Wallinger

Lecture

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 – 11:00AM to 12:30PM

Mark Wallinger (born 1959) is an artist whose work is noted for its explorations of class, nationalism, belief, and death. Ecce Homo, perhaps his most noted sculpture, is a life-size sculpture of C...

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Michael Rakowitz Primary

Voices: Michael Rakowitz

Lecture

Thursday, November 8, 2007 – 11:00AM to 12:30PM

Many of Chicago-based artist Michael Rakowitz’s (born 1973) works take an interventionist approach to public space in order to address deep-rooted social issues. Rakowitz first gained attentio...

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Eva Struble Primary

Voices: Eva Struble

Lecture

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 – 12:00PM to 1:30PM

Taking inspiration from sources as diverse as antique Arabic miniatures and contemporary Asian construction, Eva Struble’s (born 1981) monumental paintings draw from the traditions of landscape, ar...

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Judith Rodenbeck Primary

Voices: Judith Rodenbeck

Lecture

Tuesday, October 9, 2007 – 12:00PM to 1:30PM

Judith Rodenbeck is interested in art’s compositional strategies and intersections between modernist literature, philosophy, and the visual arts. She is co-author and co-curator with Benjamin Buchl...

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Marcin Berdyszak Primary

Voices: Marcin Berdyszak

Lecture

Monday, October 8, 2007 – 12:00PM to 1:30PM

Marcin Berdyszak (born 1964) belongs to the line of artists whose works are attached to a place: either found or created. His sculptures, installations, and performances are based upon a delicate i...

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Sharon Hayes Primary

Voices: Sharon Hayes

Lecture

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 – 12:00PM to 1:30PM

Part anthropological fieldworker, part dramaturge, New York-based artist Sharon Hayes’s (born 1970) artistic role is to orchestrate and document collective activity in the public domain. Her video,...

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The False Advertisement Show Screening Primary

The False Advertisement Show

Film screening curated by Ben Russell

Screening

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 – 2:00PM to 4:00PM

The television has been blaring picture static for days (Brakhage), that neon billboard outside your apartment window will never stop flickering (Murphy), and there's a sad polar bear (McCormick) s...

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Carol Jackson Primary

Voices: Carol Jackson

Lecture

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 – 12:00PM to 1:30PM

Carol Jackson’s (born 1962) signs, sculptures, gouaches, and drawings use common, everyday styles to let loose the grandiose morality within the picturesque languages and visuals of advertisin...

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