Please wait

Roni Horn

b. 1955

Roni Horn, Ellipsis (II), 1998  2001.13a-lll
Roni Horn, Ellipsis (II), 1998. Sixty-four Iris prints, 12 × 12 in. (30.5 × 30.5 cm) each. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from the Photography Committee, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz, and the Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Committee  2001.13a-lll
© Roni Horn

Audio

November 6, 2009
Cage a Swallow Can’t You But You Can’t Swallow A Cage Can You: A Sonnet Sequence for Roni Horn

From left: R. Currie and Anne Carson. Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke
From left: R. Currie and Anne Carson. Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke
From left: R. Currie, Anne Carson, and Penelope Thomas. Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke
From left: R. Currie, Anne Carson, and Penelope Thomas. Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke
From left: Kjartan Sveinsson and Olof Arnalds. Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke
From left: Kjartan Sveinsson and Olof Arnalds. Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke
From left: R. Currie, Kjartan Sveinsson, and Olof Arnalds. Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke
From left: R. Currie, Kjartan Sveinsson, and Olof Arnalds. Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke
From left: Olof Arnalds, R. Currie, Kjartan Sveinsson, Anne Carson, Penelope Thomas. Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke
From left: Olof Arnalds, R. Currie, Kjartan Sveinsson, Anne Carson, Penelope Thomas. Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke

Composed in honor of Roni Horn by poet Anne Carson, this performance of sung and spoken word features a mix of voice and harmonium. Icelandic musicians Olof Arnalds and Kjartan Sveinsson of Sigur Ros, join Carson and poets R. Currie and Penelope Thomas for this special program.

Video

In this video artist Roni Horn discusses her works Ant Farm, bird, Things That Happen Again: For Two Rooms, and You are the Weather.