Moderated by Liz Armstrong, Curator of More Real? and Curator of Contemporary Art for the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the panel discussion features artistis Franco and Eva Mattes, Zoe Beloff, Mark Dion and Jonn Herschend discussing the "truthiness" of their exhibits.
Many of the artists in Agitated Histories examine the contents of historic archives and re-present the material in new and unexpected ways to re-contextualize the subject matter. In this lecture, Lefrak will examine the works in SITE's exhibition by Sam Durant, Lorraine O'Grady, Zoe Leonard and Cheryl Dunye, which all reference photography archives.
An Artist's Talk by Charlene Teters. The history of Teters' work is the subject of a nationally aired award-winning documentary 'In Whose Honor?' by Jay Rosenstein, which is included in SITE’s exhibition Agitated Histories. Teters is a professor and Studio Arts Department Chair at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe and a founding Board Member of the National Coalition on Racism in Sports and the Media.
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Engaging The Not So Distant, But Perhaps Unfamiliar Past
Contemporary Art In Context: Engaging The Not So Distant, But Perhaps Unfamiliar Past
William D. Stanley and Janet Dees
Many of the artists in Agitated Histories engage with events of the recent past that are a part of the lived experience of others and continue to have an effect on the present. Viewers bring different levels of familiarity with the events referenced in these works, which may impact their understanding of the artworks themselves.
Reenacting History: a conversation with Mark Tribe and Geof Oppenheimer
Agitated Histories curator Irene Hofmann will moderate a conversation with exhibiting artists Mark Tribe and Geof Oppenheimer about their use of reenactments as an artistic strategy to explore, challenge, and understand potent events in political history.
Exploring the Origins of Performance Art in Southern California
A talk by Carol Stakenas, Executive Director, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE).
Los Angeles Goes Live explores histories and legacies of performance art in Southern California in the 1970s emphasizing the evolution of performance within a broader drive toward artistic experimentation that cuts across many spheres of cultural production.
SITE’s audience gets a sneak preview of Constance Lewallen and Karen Moss’ upcoming exhibition State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970. Co-organized by Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) and UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA), it is the most comprehensive exhibition to date to focus on Conceptual art and related new genres in both Northern and Southern California during this pivotal period in contemporary art.
An overview by Getty curator, Glenn Phillips. Glenn Phillips is Principal Project Specialist and Consulting Curator in the Department of Architecture and Contemporary Art at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. He is currently a member of the curatorial team for Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A.1945–1980.
Pae White discusses her multi-media practice which includes tapestries, books and other print work, sculptures, the stage curtain for the New Opera House in Oslo, and public buildings for the North Embarcadero redevelopment in San Diego.
The Heretics is a feature-length experimental documentary film about the Women's Art Movement of the 1970s, specifically the Heresies Collective, a feminist journal on art and politics. Director Joan Braderman, a founding member of Heresies, has reunited Collective members to share their story. In her film, Braderman takes her camera crew on the road - from New Mexico to Venice - to revisit her collective sisters. Now ages 54 to 84, the women gather in homes, studios and worksites.