Ben Coonley’s Trading Futures (2016) is a 3D, 360-degree video on view in Dreamlands (October 28, 2016–February 5, 2017). In this interview, the artist illuminates the themes at play in his work, including an ambivalent attitude about the influence of technology on our lives.
Since the mid-1960s, Lynn Hershman Leeson has been exploring the relationship between identity, gender, and technology in her work, adopting the female cyborg as a figure of transformative power. Here, she discusses several works on view in Dreamlands.
Urs Fischer’s portrait of fellow artist Julian Scnhabel is an eight-foot-tall candle that melts over time. Here, Judith Bernstein describes this work as a portrayal of the male ego, and speaks about her own engagement with politics as a woman in the art world.
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