Exhibitions
The Creative Works of Chris Knox 1965-2014 an Interview

The Creative Works of Chris Knox 1965-2014 an Interview

Stumbled upon a treasure trove an amazing body of work pulled together– just shy of 50 years worth, actually– by the musician, painter, video artist, comic artist, filmmaker, all around creative, and KIWI icon, Chris Knox. Astonishingly, there has not yet been a monograph of Chris’ visual artwork– appropriately contextualizing it through the years.  There’s... [ Read More → ]
Jennifer Herrema Participating in New Museum Store's Artist Residency December 5-7, 2012

Jennifer Herrema Participating in New Museum Store’s Artist Residency December 5-7, 2012

Musician, fashion designer, model, stylist and overall creative force-to-be-reckoned with, Royal Trux and Black Bananas‘ frontwoman Jennifer Herrema will participate in an Artist Residency at the New Museum Store in New York next week. The New Museum Store presents “She’s Crafty,” featuring a spectrum of projects by inventive women tasked with transforming the Store’s window... [ Read More → ]
The Club is Open at The Library is On Fire

The Club is Open at The Library is On Fire

Earlier this week, Brooklyn Vegan posted a story on the melange of happenings in the world of Bob Pollard. Calling him a “multi-media hit-making machine” the post focused on his new solo record and tour dates, and also discussed his visual art practice, which mainly consists of collage. Bob’s zine, EAT Magazine illustrates these collage... [ Read More → ]
Liliane Lijn: Collected Film and Video Works 1970-2012

Liliane Lijn: Collected Film and Video Works 1970-2012

Liliane Lijn: Collected Film and Video Works In a two program retrospective, Straight to Video and Spectacle are proud to present the film and video work of visual artist, Liliane Lijn. Widely known for her Poem Machines (invented in 1962 alongside Burrough’s and Gysin’s Dreamachine,) in which Lijn stirred a conversation more relevant now than... [ Read More → ]
Dirty Looks: On Location- Queer Interventions in NYC Spaces

Dirty Looks: On Location- Queer Interventions in NYC Spaces

Dirty Looks: On Location is a month-long series of queer interventions in New York City spaces. Over the course of July, Dirty Looks, a roaming series– which typically hosts screenings on the last Wednesday of the month–will install film and video work in queer social spaces and former sites of queer sociality (like shuttered bars,... [ Read More → ]
Notes from MoMA and Frieze

Notes from MoMA and Frieze

A turbulent 72 hours, making the rounds at three NYC art events Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Personally, I try to keep my phone at bay for the most part in an attempt to socialize with old friends, and meet new ones. But I would be lying if I said that the urge to rip... [ Read More → ]
Cash from Chaos / Unicorns & Rainbows

Cash from Chaos / Unicorns & Rainbows

Alex Bag and Patterson Beckwith Team gallery 83 Grand Street March 29th – April 28th 2012 Reception on Thursday March 29th at 6:00PM Team presents a collaborative installation by New York-based artists Alex Bag and Patterson Beckwith, featuring their rarely shown public access show which ran between 1994 and 1997. The weekly cablecasts were twenty-nine-minute... [ Read More → ]
Beryl Korot: Selected Video Works: 1977 to Present at bitforms

Beryl Korot: Selected Video Works: 1977 to Present at bitforms

bitforms gallery presents an exhibition on video artist Beryl Korot. Featuring her landmark video installation “Text and Commentary” (1977), the show also includes two of Korot’s more recent investigations into the medium,“Florence” (2008) and “Yellow Water Taxi” (2003). Recognized since the early 1970s as a pioneer of video art and of multiple channel work in... [ Read More → ]
Moving Image: Contemporary Video Art Fair 3/8-3/11

Moving Image: Contemporary Video Art Fair 3/8-3/11

Moving Image, Contemporary Video Art Fair 3/8-3/11 Thursday– Saturday, 3/8–3/10, (11–8 PM) Sunday, 3/11, (11-4 PM). Opening: Thursday, March 8, 6–8 PM. Located in the Waterfront Tunnel event space between 27th and 28th Streets with an entrance on 11th Avenue in Chelsea.  In its second year, Moving Image presents a selection of international commercial galleries and non-profit institutions... [ Read More → ]
Brakhage + Godard @ MoMA

Brakhage + Godard @ MoMA

As part of MoMA’s current exhibition Contemporary Galleries: 1980 – Now, films by Stan Brakhage are being screened daily at 3pm in the Time Warner Screening Room on the 2nd floor of the Museum’s Lewis B and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building. The program changes once a week, on Wednesday. Meantime, in another black-box... [ Read More → ]
FG.Ft: Three Part Project Series, A Tribute to Fad Gadget and Frank Tovey

FG.Ft: Three Part Project Series, A Tribute to Fad Gadget and Frank Tovey

FGFt March 1st - April 8th FGFt commemorates the late Frank Tovey's musical and artistic endeavours with a multi-part exhibition including an art exhibition, a screening of Morgan Tovey-Frost's 'Fad Gadget By Frank Tovey' and musical performances by Xeno and Oaklander and Ike Yard(amongst others). [ Read More → ]
We Are Cinema: 50 Years of the Film-makers' Co-op at Microscope Gallery

We Are Cinema: 50 Years of the Film-makers’ Co-op at Microscope Gallery

2/11/12 to 3/5/12 Opening Reception Saturday 2/11, 7-9PM preceded by special 5PM screening of rare shorts by Jack Smith MICROSCOPE Gallery, 4 Charles Place, Bushwick We Are Cinema is a month-long exhibit and screening series celebrating 50 years of the Film-Makers’ Co-op in NYC. It was in January of 1962 that filmmaker Jonas Mekas called... [ Read More → ]
Happenings: New York, 1958-1963

Happenings: New York, 1958-1963

2/10/2012-3/17/2012 Opening: Friday 2/10/2012 534 W 25th St, New York The first exhibition to document the origins and historical development of the transient, yet pivotal “Happenings” movement from its inception in 1958 through 1963 will be presented at the Pace Gallery this month. The experimental performances forever changed the definition of art and the possibilities... [ Read More → ]
Artist Book/ Not Artist Book

Artist Book/ Not Artist Book

Boo-Hooray Gallery 265 Canal St. 6th Fl. 1/18/12-2/12/12 Opening Night: 1/18 6pm-9pm Boo-Hooray presents an exhibition featuring books that are, and/or, are not, artists’ books. The exhibition (entitled ARTISTS’ BOOK NOT ARTISTS’ BOOK) was conceptualized by Johan Kugelberg and Jeremy Sanders. ARTISTS’ BOOK NOT ARTISTS’ BOOK will incorporate work by Chris Burden, Ira Cohen, Richard... [ Read More → ]
Finissage and video screening with Boris Groys at e-flux

Finissage and video screening with Boris Groys at e-flux

Boris Groys, Religion as Medium, 2006. Still from video. Boris Groys Religion and Medium and Iconoclastic Delight January 14, 2012, 4–6 PM e-flux 311 East Broadway 2nd Floor New York NY 10002 212 619 3356 Boris Groys will introduce a screening of his video essays Religion and Medium (2006) and Iconoclastic Delights (2002) this Saturday,... [ Read More → ]
Exhibitions 2011

Exhibitions 2011

Takahiko Iimura: Between the Frames- Microscope Gallery Per-son-age-Famous Accountants Chris Kraus: Films- Real Fine Arts Laurel Nakadate: Only the Lonely- PS1MoMAB. Wurtz-Works 1971-2011- Metro Pictures Dara Birnbaum: Arabesque- Marian Goodman Irving Feller: Monochrome Drawings- Cleopatra’s Gary Hill: of surf, death, tropes & tableaux: The Psychedelic Gedankenexperiment-Gladstone Christian Marclay: The Clock- Paula Cooper Paul Sharits- Greene... [ Read More → ]
DanceR(equired)

DanceR(equired)

  Pina Bausch, founder of Tanztheater was not interested in how people moved, but rather, what moved them. Like Bausch, Friedman’s new 16mm film Dancer manifests dancers’ internal monologues through self-scripted movement. Dancer is the most recent film from a  new body of work that focuses primarily on performance and public space. But there’s so... [ Read More → ]
Videobytes

Videobytes

Videobytes at Russ & Daughters: 179 East Houston Street With work that spans a fifty-year period, Videobytes features pieces by internationally renowned experimental filmmakers Robert Breer and Harry Smith, conceptual artists John Baldessari and Gordon Matta-Clark, and a younger generation of video and performance artists including Kate Gilmore, Hiraki Sawa and Susana Mendes Silva. The common... [ Read More → ]
Mono No Aware-2011 Program Lineup

Mono No Aware-2011 Program Lineup

Mono No Aware is an exhibition that will present an international program of expanded cinema performances. The program will present ephemeral works that emphasize the cinematic and phenomenological experience. Now that the internet, television, and cellphones have become an everyday vehicle for the moving image; audience experience and connectivity is significantly altered, and the basic... [ Read More → ]
Public Video: The High Line Channel

Public Video: The High Line Channel

The High Line park recently announced they will host a daily program of outdoor video art this winter.  Called the “High Line Channel,” a curated series of art films, videos, recorded historic works, and new video pieces will be screened from dusk to 10pm on various buildings just east of the High Line at West... [ Read More → ]
Nunvember NYC

Nunvember NYC

So, I recently re-formatted this site, and for whatever reason– I lost a significant amount of content. One of the missing posts  listed the details about the Flying Nun 30th Events in NYC.So I will re-post the latest below.   Here’s the latest: 11/8: Open Deck DJ Night at Daddy’s Bar, BK. Bring yr favorite... [ Read More → ]

Parasite [discussion at Artists Space]

    October 12, 2011 7PM With Andrea Fraser, Silvia Kolbowski, Jason Simon and Sébastien Pluot, amongst others. As specified in the above document distributed in 1998, Parasite was “an artist-run organization formed to support, document, and present project-based art work. As a secondary (or para) site for projects undertaken at other locations, Parasite aim[ed]... [ Read More → ]

Cosey as Methodology

Phrased as a postscript to her practice that inhabited the porn industry of the late 70s and early 80s, Cosey Fanni Tutti’s Confessions Projected reclaims her self-image through a 20-minute live, personal and critical reading, whilst washed with projected images of the magazine action Sexy Confessions of A Shop Assistant. Tate Britain presented Confessions Projected... [ Read More → ]
Information: No Theory- Christine Kozlov, 1970

Information: No Theory- Christine Kozlov, 1970

    re/decomposition? history is the product of an exercise in remembering and forgetting.  the looped reel-to-reel of christine kozlov’s “Information: no theory” does the opposite, perpetually recording but never playing the ambient noise in the gallery, simply cueing it up for constant erasure beneath what is about to come. [ Read More → ]
Sanja Iveković: Sweet Violence

Sanja Iveković: Sweet Violence

Sanja Iveković. Personal Cuts. 1982. Video (black and white and color, sound), 3:40 min. Courtesy the artist. © 2011 Sanja Iveković MoMA announced the first museum exhibition in the United States of the work of Sanja Iveković (b. 1949, Zagreb), which will cover four decades of the artist’s remarkable career. A feminist, activist, and video... [ Read More → ]
'Peace, Love, and Rockets' at Center for Book Arts

‘Peace, Love, and Rockets’ at Center for Book Arts

“Peace, Love, and Rockets” at Center for Book Arts 9/21/2011-12/3/2011 Opening: September 21, 2011 7-9PM 28 West 27th Street, 3rd Floor. New York, NY 10001 Organized by Felipe Mujica, Independent Curator Peace, Love, and Rockets is a research project and exhibition specially conceived for The Center for Book Arts, in collaboration with Keegan Cooke, Andreas... [ Read More → ]

Museum Exhibition of Artist Museums

Marko Lulic, “Museum of Revolution,” 2010. Installation view 20er Haus, Belvedere, Vienna, Steel, paint, 1100 x 400 x 300cm.* Museum Show Arnolfini 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QA, U.K www.arnolfini.org.uk Museum Show: Part 1 24 September–19 November 2011 One of the most curious tendencies in modern and contemporary art has been that of museums created... [ Read More → ]

Manfred Mohr at bitforms

Manfred Mohr during the opening at ARC – Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. May 11, 1971. ‘Cluster Phobia’, 51 x 51 centimeters. “A quasi mystical fear of an incomprehensible technology is still omnipresent.” ‘Combinatorial Framework of the Ordinal 15′, 50×50 centimeters.   Manfred Mohr at bitforms gallery nyc September 9–October 15, 2011... [ Read More → ]

Boo-Hooray and Johan Kugelberg’s Forthcoming Exhibition on Dial House/Crass Fanzines/Gee Vaucher

“IN ALL OUR DECADENCE PEOPLE DIE” AN EXHIBITION OF FANZINES PRESENTED TO CRASS BETWEEN 1976 AND 1984 PLUS ORIGINAL CRASS-ERA ARTWORKS BY GEE VAUCHER AND A NEW AUDIO INSTALLATION BY PENNY RIMBAUD CURATED BY JOHAN KUGELBERG 265 Canal Street 6th floor, NY 10013 Sept 30th – Oct 20th, 2011 Opening: Friday, September 30th, 6-9pm The... [ Read More → ]

Self Esteem Salon!

CHRIS VERENE: The Self-Esteem Salon Friday, Saturday & Sunday August 12, 13, & 14 12 noon until 8pm, Socrates Sculpture Park “The Self-Preservation Series” The Self-Esteem Salon with Jessica Grable Socrates Sculpure Park, New York City: AUGUST 12-14, 2011, LIVE Performance ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Appointments can be made via... [ Read More → ]