june 12, 2012
i will be in montreal next week for a performance...
as part of ghosts of public spaces/actions!
(part of festival suoni per il popolo) at sala rosa,
i will present a live improvised performance with sound and video.
i will also be giving an artist talk on the 11th... more info here
june 28 - september 28, 2012
shells, bells, steps and silences -
a series of recent video works.
in hollywood, california
a new multi-channel video and sound installation,
riffing off of a group
of seashells and objects that
belonged to martha graham, my research
last year in
berlin with walter benjamin’s notebooks,
and a diary of my
year of performing john cage’s 4’33″
everyday during 2011. this will be
my first exhibition
to focus exclusively on video. the works include:
“everything she left behind that fits in my hand”
(an accounting of
objects and shells that belonged
to martha graham), “a lexicon of
silences” (an index
of the various graphic actions benjamin used to
out mistakes in various manuscripts), “cathedral loops”
experiments inspired by a postcard that belonged
to benjamin), and
“bells, shells, steps and silences”
(a three channel work using
benjamin’s theme symbols
to develop a graphic notation towards sound
which interact with each other via chance operation).
you can see some footage here
july 12 – august 12, 2012
a solo exhibition of new works that have
evolved from my work at the
der kunste researching walter benjamin’s
exhibition will include sound,
visual works, and a text work.
July 27 – October 21, 2012
the menil collection
group exhibition featuring: Joseph Beuys,
Marcel Broodthaers, John
Duchamp, David Hammons, Tehching Hsieh,
Jennie C. Jones,
Jacob Kirkegaard, René
Magritte, Mark Manders, Christian Marclay,
Morris, Bruce Nauman, Max Neuhaus,
Robert Rauschenberg, Doris Salcedo,
Stephen Vitiello and others.
the exhibition will travel to
the berkeley art museum
in early 2013.
i will be showing several paintings and a sculpture
related to cage’s
4’33″ as well as a 400 page text work
365 X 433 (a year of listening),
as well as a film.
stephen vitiello and i will perform a sound
on the 28th in the rothko chappel.