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Visual Art

Ester Partegàs

Sep 13, 2018—Jan 6, 2019
Natman Room and Diker Gallery Café, Peter Jay Sharp Building
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Natman Room: 8am—6pm daily
Doroth W. Levitt Lobby: 8am—11pm daily


Towards a New Archaeology brings together artists who reevaluate the history of material culture—presenting installation, painting, and sculptural works that speak to a mystical, transcendent, and visionary future.

In her ongoing series “Invisible Forces,” Ester Partegàs reimagines flyers with tear-off tabs as advertisements for camouflaged public sculptures depicting found arrangements of urban detritus. The site-specific iteration of this project, Invisible Forces, 2018, was inspired by the landscape surrounding BAM and the neighborhood of Fort Greene. The text on each tab shares Partegàs’ own poetic, political, and personal musings on the area, provoking the viewer to consider what else might become a significant artifact in the urban future.

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