Seamus Harahan will be showing video work as part of Lost Boys: the Territories of Youth currently on view at the Glucksman Gallery at the University of Cork. Curated by Denis Lineham and Matt Packer, the exhibition, “looks at the public and private spaces in which young men discover a sense of their own identity and how this experience shapes their role in society today.”
Participating artists include Eleanor Antin, Doug DuBois, Douglas Gordon, David Haines, Seamus Harahan, Richard Hughes, Julien Nguyen, Alex Rose, Collier Schorr, Steven Shearer and Gillian Wearing.
Lost Boys: The Territories of Youth
Lewis Glucksman Gallery
University of Cork, Ireland
March 29 – July 7, 2013
Tessa Farmer was commissioned to create a new installation at The New Art Gallery Walsall for the current exhibition, The Nature of the Beast. Involving dozens of bees, crabs, a taxidermied python and more, her piece, The Perilous Pursuit of the Python, is part of the ongoing narrative of her vicious, minuscule fairies’ evil-doings. Tessa took a moment during installation to talk about her work, see the interview below (Tessa starts at 11:20).
As part of his collaboration with the MOCAtv programming, Skip Arnold participated in the channel’s series, “YouTube Curated By…” which asks artists to share their favorite videos posted on the site. Here’s what Skip has to say:
If you are having trouble with the video, watch it here.
Szabolcs Veres is participating in the group show, Through a Glass Darkly: Faces Past and Present at the Ernst Museum in Budapest, Hungary. The exhibition looks to answer the question, “What is the significance of the portrait today?” by presenting works by a range of contemporary artists whose work engages with the idea of portraiture.
Through a Glass Darkly: Faces Past and Present
1065 Budapest, Nagymező u. 8.
January 24 – April 22, 2013
Tessa Farmer has created a new collaborative installation with musician David Rothenberg, currently on view at the Science Gallery in Dublin. Entitled MAGICICADA after the insect Magicicada septendecim, better known as the seventeen-year cicada, the installation captures the complex and bizarre mating ritual these bugs go through when they emerge once every seventeen years. The installation is part of the show, “Oscillator” which explores the many ways oscillations play a part in nature and our everyday lives.
Oscillator: Everything in Motion
2 Pearse Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
February 8 – April 14, 2013
Sven Pahlsson is currently showing new work in a solo presentation at the Drammens Museum in Norway. Consisting of a single video piece shown across twelve screens, Running High utilizes new technology to create a seamless panorama of a man running through a barren urban landscape.
3045 Drammen, Norway
February 8 – June 2, 2013
Jane South was interviewed by art bloggers Gorky’s Granddaughter while finishing her site-specific installation, Floor/Ceiling, at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. Jane talks about her installation process, her inspiration behind the piece and how her background and interest in theater informs her work.
Jane South: Floor/Ceiling will be on view through August 25, 2013.
This essay was written by Richard Klein to accompany Jane South’s installation at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT. Klein, exhibitions director at the Aldrich, curated Jane’s solo project Floor/Ceiling, which is on view through August 25.
Jane South: Floor/Ceiling
March 24 – August 25, 2013
Opening Reception: Sunday, March 24, 2-5 pm
As part of The Aldrich’s spring program, Extreme Drawing, Jane South will be showing new work in a solo exhibition entitled Jane South: Floor/Ceiling. This installation, her largest single construction yet, will be suspended in the Museum’s twenty-five foot high Project Space allowing visitors to view it from both above and below. Composed of numerous cut and folded paper objects, referencing industrial design and architecture, the installation also draws heavily on the artist’s background in theater. This exhibition is curated by the museum’s Exhibitions Director, Richard Klein.
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
258 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Extreme Drawing is a semester-long series of exhibitions and related programming focusing on artists whose practice has taken the pursuit of drawing to extremes, addressing issues of scale, material, content, gesture, emotion, and individual circumstance. Exhibitions include solo projects by Amelie Chabannes, Harry Dodge, Robert Longo, and Jane South, work by Dan Miller and Judith Scott, and a group presentation, Ballpoint Pen Drawing Since 1950.
Olivier Mosset will be presenting a solo exhibition of his work at the Regional Museum of Contemporary Art in Sérignan, France. The exhibition will encompass a wide variety of Mosset’s work including large monochromes, shaped canvases, wall paintings and a number of collaborative editions the artist has created over the years.
Musée Régional D’Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon
March 9 – June 12, 2013