Zach Blas, Tyler Coburn, João Enxuto, Erica Love, Pedro Neves Marques, Wyatt Niehaus, Elizabeth Orr, Sondra Perry, Mariana Silva, Jemima Wyman
Curated by Laurel Ptak
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Art in General presents After Effects, a cinema screening featuring video works by contemporary artists that consider the landscape of technology as an active agent in the production of our subjectivity. The program includes recent work by: Zach Blas, Tyler Coburn, João Enxuto, Erica Love, Pedro Neves Marques, Wyatt Niehaus, Elizabeth Orr, Sondra Perry, Mariana Silva, and Jemima Wyman. The videos on view interrogate a wide-range of themes, from algorithms to affect, digital labour to decolonization, environmental ruins to economic structures, hyperlinks to human obsolescence. When viewed together, they ask us to consider a dialectical tension in our current relationship to technology: while created in the name of progress to attend to our human desires, how do objects, interfaces, processes, aesthetics and norms ultimately reshape these desires, and—in turn—reshape us?
The screening is organized by Art in General at Anthology Film Archives in conjunction with the exhibition Zach Blas: Contra-Internet on view at Art in General through April 21, 2018. After Effects is supported by Humanities New York and was originally presented at Artis Cinema in Tallinn in collaboration with the Center For Contemporary Arts Estonia with support from the Trust for Mutual Understanding.
After Effects is curated by Laurel Ptak, Executive Director and Curator of Art in General with assistance from Marta Cacciavillani, Curatorial Fellow and Tomson Tee, Media Fellow. Special thanks to all the artists, designer Eric Nylund, as well as the staff and interns at Art in General and the staff at Anthology Film Archives.
Contemporary.Institute is an online project that investigates endeavors in the contemporary art field that are creating agency for artists and art workers. It will focus on technological and pedagogical innovations, activist interventions, and political organizing in the economy of contemporary art production. It will make the case for practices that risk abandoning conventional artistic strategies to creatively experiment with the economic, legal, and techno-institutional structures that frame the art field and beyond.
NYFA provides unrestricted grants to New York-based artists through NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships. First launched in 1985, the program has provided over $27 million in unrestricted cash grants to artists in 15 disciplines at critical stages in their creative development. The funds are unrestricted, and can be used in any manner the artists deem necessary to further their careers.
Selected by Lab NT2 to exhibit at the HyperPavilion, curated by Philippe Riss-Schmidt for the 57th Venice Biennial
ISCA has been included in the Venice Biennale Uchronia | What If? Exhibition at the Hyperpavilion 2017.
We wrote a piece for the new special issue of Finance and Society on ‘Art and finance’ co-edited by Suhail Malik and Gerald Nestler.
We hope you will join us for a screening of our work at P! Gallery for the New York launch event:
January 25, 6-8pm
334 Broome Street
New York, NY, 10002
Sea Change, curated by Brian Willems, Gean Moreno, Jasna Gluić at the Multimedia Cultural Centre in Split, Croatia.
Participating artists: Hito Steyerl, Group AST (Elite Kedan, Felice Grodin, Diann Bauer, Suhail Malik), Tanja Deman, Ursula Biemann, Doming Castillo, Eric del Castillo, Cara Despain, Joao Enxuto and Erica Love, Toni Meštrović, Nadija Mustapić, Dan Oki, Nika Radić, Allan Sekula & Noël Burch, Emmanuel Vaughan
Hidden Assembly is a group exhibition that will foreground work and workers in an era of hidden labor, curated by Yaelle Amir. The starting point of the exhibition is the recognition that under capitalism most production is rendered invisible. The labor that people perform is obscured or eliminated–an effect heightened by the expanded tech field, global outsourcing, and the rise of precarious work. Hidden Assembly addresses our reconfigured labor market by featuring projects that examine what it means to work in current times, and creative campaigns geared towards exposing exploitative conditions that precarious laborers face today from cultural workers to caretakers to independent contractors.
Artists/Projects: Art Handlers Alliance (AHA-NY) | João Enxuto & Erica Love | Anna Gray & Ryan Wilson Paulsen | GULF Labor Coalition | Michael Mandiber | Betty Marin | Huong Ngo & Hong-An Truong | Laurel Ptak | Studio REV- (lead artist: Marisa Morán Jahn) | Andrew Norman Wilson | Patricia Vasquez
Curated by Yaelle Amir
Jointly presented with the Newspace Center for Photography and the Center for Contemporary Art & Culture at PNCA.
Opening Reception at Newspace Center for Photography: Friday, November 4, 6:00 – 8:00pm.
Screening of Institute for Southern Contemporary Art (ISCA) followed by Franco "Bifo" Berardi's keynote lecture.
Impakt organizes the annual Impakt Festival, this year taking place from 26 October- 30 October and themed Authenticity?: A five-day multi media festival with exhibitions, lectures and screenings at different locations in the city of Utrecht (NL).
International Cybernetics, Corinna Kirsch, Thursday, October 20
Beyond Inputs and Outputs: The Global Reach of Cybernetics and Open Systems
Chair: Corinna Kirsch, Stony Brook University
Megan Hines, Stony Brook University, Lygia Clark's Bichos: An Alternate Cybernetic Utopia
Gabriela Aceves Sepúlveda,Simon Fraser University Surrey, Independent Publishing Networks, Cybernetics and Art: El Corno Emplumado/The Plumed Horn, 1962-1969.
Christine Filippone, Millersville University, The Whole Earth: Open Systems and Eco-Art
João Enxuto and Erica Love, Institute for Southern Contemporary Art (ISCA)
The Institute for Southern Contemporary Art (ISCA) has been featured on Rhizome and the New Museum's First Look with essay by curator Lauren Cornell.
The Institute for Southern Contemporary Art (ISCA) is happy to announce its first public event on Thursday, January 28, 2016, 4:00-5:00pm, Kopleff Recital Hall, Georgia State University.
OUR LITERAL SPEED is a collective based in Selma, Alabama. They will be represented by Christopher P. Heuer, an Associate Director at the Clark Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts and Matthew Jesse Jackson, an Associate Professor in the Departments of Visual Arts and Art History at the University of Chicago.
The Institute for Southern Contemporary Art (ISCA) is excited to be participating in a group exhibition in London at The Photographers' Gallery titled, PowerPoint Polemics with contributions also from Stephan Dillemuth, IOCOSE, Lev Manovich, Rosa Menkman, Sascha Pohflepp, Claire Tolan, Rebecca Roth (NASA), Joe Gibson & Mishka Henner, Joachim Schmid, Olga Goriunova & Matthew Fuller, Paul Wombell, Clunie Reid, Werkflow & Mechanical Turk.
For more information about our contribution visit The Photographers' Gallery