Wading Bridge, Des Moines, IA
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In Late September I'll be in Toronto launching Torus as part of Nuit Blanche curated by Christine Shaw "The Work of the Wind". Join us for a workshop that asks: In an era of schizophrenia, can art still bring us closer towards embodying the world we want? Extractive production and excessive consumption have become as violent as military activity. In this workshop we will extract consumption, gift in excess, and discuss ways that art, performance, and ritual can make spaces for mourning environmental loss. Through dialogue, diagramming, making and sharing rituals, we will task ourselves with re-mapping systems of the post-industrial/higher education/military complex, and draft steps towards forming the spaces we want to inhabit. We will spend time assembling a meditative space for a performance on the water that will take place during Nuit Blanche. During our time together we will continually question the following: Can we create more mindful rituals that point towards behavior change or even policy change? Could we spend more time discussing change with the choir? In an era of schizophrenia, can art still bring us closer towards embodying the world we want? To register follow this LINK
This fall I'll be an Assistant Professor of Sculpture at Pratt Institute's MFA program.
July 28th, "Access to Tools" with Triple Canopy goes live HERE. I'll be in the studio but working online.
In July and August I'll be in New York working towards Swale.
From July 14 - 20th I'll be in Rushville, NE participating in the Sandhills Institute led by Mel Ziegler.
In Late May/Early June I will be in Des Moines creating "Wading Bridge". Des Moines Register.
This May I will participate in an initiative with the Bronx Museum of the Arts and the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana as part of the 12th annual Havana Biennial with a collaborative sculpture called "Pull". New York Times | NPR | Artnet | China Post | LA Times - Download the PDF for Pull - Here.
On May 18 I will receive an award from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council at the annual Downtown Dinner.
On April 18th I'll participate in a panel at AIPAD organized by Wesley Miller. On April 17th, I will speak with Brainard Carey at "Interviews from Yale University Radio WYBCX" April 15th the Philadelphia Sculptors Guild is hosting a panel I'll participate in with Carrie Brown, Lucy Begg, and Nicole Kistler. On April 14th I'll participate in a panel on Art for Social Change through the Democracy Alliance alongside Brett Cook, Favianna Rodriguez, and Tracy Van Slyke. On April 13th I'll speak at Rutgers University with Elizabeth Demaray.
In mid March: I'm in Havana building an ecosystem for Pull.
On February 21st I'll participate in Creative Chemistries: Radical Practices for Art and Education with Art21, organized by Jess Hamlin, at the Park Avenue Armory in New York.
"WetLand: Inhabiting the Edge" opens at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education on Wednesday, January 28th. Alongside Bethany Wiggin, Mary Salvante, and Maya van Rossum, I'll talk about the project for the SCEE's On the Edge: Environmental Art for a Changing Planet: The Fourth Annual Richard L. James Lecture.
On January 27th, "Consumed" opens. University Art Museum at the University of California Long Beach.
On January 22 Collective Actions opens at SECCA in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Collective Actions is curated by Cora Fisher. On January 30th I'll begin a five day workshop as part of Collective Actions. NY1
This semester I'll teach at Cooper Union, with a class titled: Place and Identity: Politics, Ethics, and Aesthetics.
In mid-January I will be an artist-in-residence at Cannonball (formerly LegalArt). On January 21st Stan Cox, lead scientist at the Land Institute will talk with me in an open forum at Cannonball.
November 9 - I'll be in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia for Artisterium curated by Magda Guruli and Lydia Matthews.
November 1 - 29th, I will be at Lightwork to participate as an Artist-in-Residence and complete a book.
From October 6 -12th I'll be in Alaska attending "Week of the Arctic" a conference that is the basis of a longer-term collaboration with the Anchorage Museum.
On October 5th, I'll have new work in Mediations at the San Diego Art Institute, curated by Ginger Shulick Porcella and Denise Carvalho.
On September 15th, my work will be in FALSEWORK at Blackwood Gallery curated by Christine Shaw with artists Adrian Blackwell, Abbas Akhavan, Cedric Bomford, Cyprien Gaillard, Dylan Miner, Postcommodity, Laurel Ptak, Charles Stankievech and Allora & Calzadilla.
August - September, WetLand launches in Philadelphia with FringeArts, the Knight Foundation, the Seaport Museum, DRWC, PWD, Skidmutro, the city of Philadelphia and others. The New York Times | The Philadelphia Inquirer | Philadelphia Weekly | Philly Mag | Philly.com | Philadelphia City Paper | Art in America.
On July 11th I'll be speaking with the Art21 Summer Education Institute
On June 29th I'll be on a panel with Nick Ravich, Jacolby Satterwhite, Melissa Levin, and Bryan Zanisnik about Art21's New York Close Up series with LMCC and the River to River Festival.
June 24th I'll be at New York Arts Practicum.
June 11 & 12 - I'm hosting a workshop "From Useful to Useless: Transforming Stuff" organized with the Curatorial Studies program of the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, the Education Department of the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Hudson Guild for Common Spaces.
May 31 - June 29th CAFKA Biennial Toronto/Kitchener with June 14, an all-day participatory performance.
May 7 - WIth Brian Zegeer and Katayoun Vizari for their radio show I Ran into Iran - Episode 9 Divorcing the Ruin
April 4 - 6 - I'm in Buffalo, NY speaking at Performing Economies, a colloquium led by Stephanie Rothenberg and Paige Sarlin with Sarah Bey-Cheng. Other speakers include philosopher Silvia Federici and artist Renee Ridgway. In the news: Artvoice | Buffalo News 1 | Buffalo News 2
March 27 - 31st, I'll be visiting Cannonball (formerly Legal Art) in Miami to explore sites for a future project.
March 24 - I'll be in North Caroline giving a lecture at UNC-Pembroke with Greg Lindquist and UNC-Greensboro.
This March I'm participating in Thirst with Proteus Gowanus and Lydia Matthews. Download a PDF of Food and Water Networks HERE
January 26 - 31st, I'll be the resident artist at the University of Illinois Allen Hall
January 24, 6-8pm: Opening of Distant Images Local Positions at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts with Haseeb Ahmed and Daniel Baird, Hasan Elahi, Annie Laurie Erickson, Regina Mamou, Trevor Paglen, Travis LeRoy Southworth, and Scott Patrick Wiener. | New York Art Beat | Afterimage
January 2014 - December 2014 I'll start a research fellowship at viralnet.net, a project led by the Center for Integrated Media at CalArts
December 17, 6pm: Lonny Grafman's Engineering 215 class. They have completed their projects for WetLand. Look at Appropedia for open source project plans
December 6 @ 1pm on Bad At Sports from Pulse Miami
December 5, 4pm: Panel with Brolab moderated by Terence Riley at Untitled Art Fair, Miami: Pooneh Maghazehe, Meyken Barreto, and Ghost of a Dream
November 11, 6-8pm: Artist Lecture at Emerging Practices, University of Buffalo
October 1, 6pm: Panel at A Blade of Grass, The Active Partnership: Artists, Communities, Funders & Institutions, with Sergio Bessa, Marie Canela, and Bill Adair
September 6, 6pm: House and Universe opens at Robert Mann Gallery, New York, NY. See it in the news: Artforum | ArtNews | Art in America 1 - 2 - 3 | New York Times | New Yorker | Interview Magazine | Hyperallergic | Artslant | Artsy | Art-Rated | Brooklyn Rail |
July 20 @ Pier 42: Triple Island launches with Community Day
June 1 - February 2014: I'm working out of a LMCC Process Space on Wall Street.
May 29, 6pm: @ Philadelphia Museum of Art for The James L. Knight Foundation Grant
January 30, 5-7pm: Opening @ Rowan University, "Common Interests" curated by Sara Reisman
November 9, 5pm: Opening of Broken Desert: Land and Sea and panel discussion with Greg Lindquist and Chris McGinnis, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
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