Engage with Biennial artists and their work in the galleries through performance and public participation. Open Studio programs are free with Museum admission and are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Friday, March 14, 2 pm
Rosenfeld’s composed musical performances juxtapose the visual, the improvisational, and the sonic to explore her self-described “interest in music as a form of social life . . . [where] the collective and the personal are inextricable.”
This event will take place at Park Avenue Armory.
Wednesday, March 19, 2 pm
New Humans, a collaborative founded by Tajima with Howie Chen, functions as an extension of Tajima’s visual art practice into installations, video, and sound recordings.
Friday, March 28, 2 pm
In live and on-screen portrayals of his alter ego, “Mike,” Smith highlights the plight of the stereotypical American man in a world complicated by technology, aging, and pop culture.
Friday, April 4, 2 pm
Filmmaker Everson frequently utilizes archival or found footage to respond “to daily materials, conditions, tasks, and/or gestures of people of African descent.”
Friday, April 11, 3 pm
New York-based Griffin creates melancholic assemblages of personal effects, found objects, and organic materials to shape narrative architectural landscapes within the gallery space.
Friday, April 18, 2 pm
“I have a sense of history being contained by objects,” says Bove, whose shelf-based displays and room-sized environments of found and made objects subtly evoke the concomitant narratives of the 1960s.
Friday, April 25, 2 pm
Skogerson’s video work and interactive installations include DRIVE THRU (2006) and The American Disaster Series, an ongoing group of abstract, experimental shorts that, according to the artist, “reflect a portion of the unease within the contemporary American psyche.”
Friday, May 2, 2 pm
Washburn’s large-scale installations recycle scavenged industrial materials to recast exhibition spaces as inventive architectural environments and absurd self-contained ecosystems.
Friday, May 9, 2 pm
Putnam’s recent installations orchestrate the interplay between shadow and light, using various projection techniques to manipulate space and stage architectural interventions.
Friday, May 16, 2 pm
Negotiating the liminal space between art and design, Brannon’s language-driven print works and architectural installations appropriate the iconography of urban life and negotiate the creation of meaning in consumer culture.
Friday, May 23, 2 pm
Described as “uncanny reflections on absence, historical disorientation and nostalgia,” the conceptual films and multichannel installations of Berlin-and New York-based Siegel investigate how memory and identity are influenced by a sense of place.
Friday, May 30, 2 pm
Montgomery’s most recent work addresses the discontinuation of Kodachrome Super 8 stock and the impending obsolescence of ﬁlm technology to explore memory, loss, and personal histories.