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Visual Art

Loss for Words

 
 
Sep 14, 2017—Feb 25, 2018
 
 
LOCATION:
Dorothy W. Levitt Lobby, Natman Room, Diker Gallery Café.
 
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Free and open to the public.

 
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This group exhibition examines a basic shift in our culture, from one in which we communicate with text-based language to one in which the image is the dominant tool of expression.

Loss for Words features work by Corey Escoto, Andy Meerow, Siebren Versteeg, Hayal Pozanti, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, and Kim Schoen.

Hours
Peter Jay Sharp Building
Dorothy W. Levitt Lobby: 8am—11pm daily
Natman Room: 8am—6pm daily
Diker Gallery Café: 2:30—6pm Mondays and during BAMcafé hours (see calendar for details)

BAM Fisher
12—5pm daily with extended hours before evening performances in the Fishman Space

Leadership support for BAM Visual Art provided by Agnes Gund and Toby Devan Lewis

 
 
ARTISTS
Desperate Last Grasp Corey Escoto
Visual Art
Corey Escoto
Sep 14, 2017—Feb 25, 2018
 
Corey Escoto
Sep 14, 2017—Feb 25, 2018
 

Corey Escoto presents a series of photographic works that borrow from the language of film clichés and a window installation in the BAM Fisher of sculptural cast resin nightlights.

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Ghost Epics Andy Meerow
Visual Art
Andy Meerow
Sep 14, 2017—Feb 25, 2018
 
Andy Meerow
Sep 14, 2017—Feb 25, 2018
 

Andy Meerow treats language as a physical entity, choosing words for their visual and sonic values rather than their definition alone.

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Loss Of Wildlife Hayal Pozanti
Visual Art
Hayal Pozanti
Sep 14, 2017—Feb 25, 2018
 
Hayal Pozanti
Sep 14, 2017—Feb 25, 2018
 

Hayal Pozanti's work is informed by her ongoing exploration of cyborg anthropology, a framework for understanding the effects of technology on human beings and culture.

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Sara Rafferty
Visual Art
Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Sep 14, 2017—Feb 25, 2018
 
Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Sep 14, 2017—Feb 25, 2018
 

Sara Greenberger Rafferty employs the tactics and tools of advertising in a photo-installation adorning the Dorothy W. Levitt Lobby, and is the BAMbill cover artist for the 2017 Next Wave Festival.

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Hawaii Up Kim Schoen
Visual Art
Kim Schoen
Sep 14, 2017—Feb 25, 2018
 
Kim Schoen
Sep 14, 2017—Feb 25, 2018
 

Kim Schoen photographs blank books used for furniture displays and theatrical backdrops, ascribing new meaning to these vacant forms.

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Daily Times 1 Siebren Versteeg
Visual Art
Siebren Versteeg
Sep 14—Dec 25, 2017
 
Siebren Versteeg
Sep 14—Dec 25, 2017
 

Siebren Versteeg’s video work Daily Times (performer) downloads an image of The New York Times front page and uses an algorithmic program to render a painterly abstraction that is forever in progress.

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