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October 2, 2015 - December 12, 2015
Organized by Karen E. Jones, Independent Curator
Archive Bound examines methodologies within the presentation, documentation, historiography, and exhibition display of non-object based and site-specific artworks. Additionally, the exhibition includes books, photographs, and ephemera associated with Conceptual, Performance, and Site-Specific Art practices. Several first generation avant-garde figures lay the groundwork for a discourse on the contemporary utilization of these crucial genres.
Artists included are: Laylah Ali, Justin Amrhein, Cory Arcangel, Aurora De Armendi, Sophie Calle, Paul Chan, Jacqueline de Jong, Rainer Ganahl, Jacqueline Goss & Jenny Perlin, Guerrilla Girls, Paula Hayes, Thomas Hirschhorn, Sasha Huber, Liz Magic Laser, Ana Mendieta, Dean Moss, Karyn Olivier, James Romberger, Martha Rosler, Marion Scemama, Seth Siegelaub & Robert Projansky, Situationist International, Marguerite Van Cook, Martha Wilson, and David Wojnarowicz.
Karen E. Jones is an art historian and curator of modern and contemporary art. She has curated exhibitions at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery, the Institute of Contemporary Art, and the Whitney Museum, among other venues. She has written numerous articles and reviews for publications such as Art and Text, Tema Celeste, and Time Out New York. She currently teaches art history at the City University of New York.
The Center is grateful to the following galleries and organizations for lending works for this exhibition: Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, Dia Art Foundation, Galerie Lelong, Kai Matsumiya, Mast Books, Paul Kasmin Gallery, Paula Cooper Gallery, and PPOW Gallery.
PERFORMANCE SERIES AT THE NEW SCHOOL
Saturday, Nov. 21, 3pm – Performance by Frida Kahlo of the Guerrilla Girls
Wollman Hall at The New School
66 West 12th Street
Admission: $20; free to New School students, faculty, staff, and alumni with ID.
Thursday, Dec. 3, 6:30pm – Performance of The Measures by Jacqueline Goss & Jenny Perlin
Orozco Room at The New School
66 West 12th Street, 7th floor
Admission: Free; reservations required at Eventbrite.com.
With a talk on the Jose Clemente Orozco murals by New School curator Silvia Rocciolo
Support for the Center for Book Arts’ Visual Arts Program is provided, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by the National Endowment for the Arts.