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Contents for October 27, 2014

1. Colette, FF Alumn, at Sunview, Brooklyn, Oct. 29

CELEBRATING COLETTE THE ARTIST & Wishing her a Bon voyage to Berlin Orchestrated by Étalage

October 29 Public view of the installation

Sunview Luncheonette
221 Nassau Ave
Greenpoint, Brooklyn

7:00 - 11:00

"Colette is One of NYC's national treasures..." -Alessandra Anderson, Art Net 2007

"Colette's artistic efforts have birthed a generation of creative minds who are hell bent on breaking art's boundaries and whether they acknowledge that Colette is the mother of their universe makes no difference because her body of work is often too elusive and ever changing to pay homage to."

-Akeem Duncan, Quiet Lunch 2013

Étalage is thrilled to announce two special evenings honoring Colette Lumière and to experience a mise-en-scène inspired by her incomparable installations. Described as an artists' artist Colette's work, which include street performances, tableaux, performative self-portraits and living-as-art, have for decades defied convention and influenced the art world and beyond. Before Cindy Sherman posed as fictional personas, Madonna became known for her iconic lacey-punk style, and Tilda Swinton slept in a vitrine for an audience-there was Colette.

On Oct. 29 an installation will costume a 1950s diner in Greenpoint Brooklyn into a Colettesized bierhalle. The occasion will serve to celebrate her legendary oeuvre and as going away party. Colette will be in attendance.

The trailblazer has selected fabrics for this special event and will be instructing her friends in the artist group Étalage with trade secrets. While Colette packs for her residency they've volunteered to articulate the style and atmosphere of a Colette installation.

Colette is returning to Germany, where she received a DAAD grant from the city of Berlin in 1984. This time, she has been awarded a one year residency at the Lowen Palais, where she once held an Art Salon in the spirit of Marie Antoinette's gatherings at the Petit Trianon.

The evening will be held at the Sunview Luncheonette, a member based private club for art and poetics. The space is physically frozen in time from when it closed in the late 2000's, and in this state it has proved a fertile ground for the exchange of fresh ideas.

Étalage is a sometimes artist collaboration, sometimes experimental display group. Their efforts have involved numerous projects and fabrications in the field of art, authorship and post-disciplinary archiving.

For more info on Colette:

Artnet and Artist's website

For more info on the Sunview Luncheonette:

Sunview Luncheonette

For further details or questions please contact:

Etalage.art@gmail.com

OCTOBER 29 Bon voyage party, public.

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2. Paul McMahon, FF Alumn, at Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT, opening Nov. 1

Lucky deBellevue, Rochelle Feinstein, Jonathan Horowitz, Cary Leibowitz, Paul McMahon, Ryan McNamara, Rob Pruitt, Sam Roeck, Ruth Root, Kay Rosen, Jason Rosenberg, Theo Rosenblum & Chelsea Seltzer, Joe Scanlon

REALhARTfordWAYS coming open November 1

The Cats-in-Residence Program is back with two installations this fall! in Connecticut and L.A.!

for more info incl. pix of some featured 'purr-formers' provided by Connecticut Cat Rescue:
http://www.cats-in-residence.org/

We have a lot of things in the works so please follow us on twitter:
https://twitter.com/catsinresidence

And, if you do use that social media thing, please share and tag with #catsinresidence!
http://www.cats-in-residence.org/upcoming-shows/real-art-ways-hartford-connecticut/

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3. Linda Mary Montano, FF Alumn, at San Francisco Art Institute, Oct. 31

LINDA MARY MONTANO AT THE SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE. "YOU LOOK MARVELOUS: LOVE, NOW AND THEN." HALLOWEEN NIGHT AT THE MAIN CAMPUS. 4:30, OCTOBER 31, 2014

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4. Brendan Fernandes, FF Alumn, at Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, opening Oct. 30, and more

Dear All!

I hope this message finds you well and enjoying the Fall season. This month I am excited to be opening a solo show at Rodman Hall, Brock University in Saint Catherines, Ontario. This show is the first of five that will become part of a Canadian national tour through 2015. A new monograph is also in the works! The show opens on October 30th with a talk at 7pm, followed by a reception at 8pm. Hope I can see some of you at the opening!!! As well I am currently particpating in the New Museum's (Temporary) Collections of Ideas Seminar and Reading Group focused on the idea of "Choreography". I am grateful for these opportunities and look forward to the ways they will affect and push my next bodies of work. As always thank you for your continued support.

Sending my best,

Brendan Fernandes

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5. David Medalla, FF Alumn, at Venus Over Manhattan Art Gallery, Manhattan, November 6-15

David Medalla, FF alum, will unveil the latest version of his bubble machine, the iconic 'Cloud Canyons', in the stall of the Venus Over Manhattan Art Gallery. (Director : Adam Lindemann; Chief Curator : Anna Furney), at the Independent Art Fair, (Director : Elizabeth Dee), at 548 West 22nd street, in Manhattan, New York City, from November 6 to November 15, 2014.

Since 1963, when Filipino artist David Medalla created his first bubble-machine in London, many versions of his astounding kinetic art work, the first auto-creative sculpture, have been shown in many important exhibitions all over the world, including the exhibition entitled Soundings One', curated by Paul Keeer at Signals London, the 'Air Art' show curated by Willoughby Sharp. at the University of California in Berkeley Art Musem, the 5th Documenta exhibition, curated by Harald Szeemann , at Kassel, Germany, the 9th Bienal do Mercosul, curated by Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy, at Porto Alegre, Brazil, and the 'Precipitations' exhibition, curated by Adam Nankervis, at 'another vacant space' in Berlin, Germany. Marcel Duchamp created his 'Medallic Sculpture' in honor of David Medalla and his bubble machine. A host of international artists celebrated Medalla's creation, including John Cage, Takis Vassilakis, Jean Tinguely, Niki de Saint-Phalle, Lygia Clark, Regina Vater, Lourdes Castro, Rene Bertholo, Helio Oiticica, Sergio de Camargo, Alexandro Otero, Antonio Calderara, and many others.
Several art museums acquired Medalla's bubble-machine, including the City Art Gallery of Auckland, New Zealand; Tate Modern of London, England; Inhotim of Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil; while the Reina Sofia Museum of Madrid, Spain, is currently playing host to 'Cloud Canyons', lent by an anonymous donor. A beautiful bubble machine called 'Cloud Gate' was featured in the stall of Baro Galeria at the recent Rio Art Fair in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Different versions of Medalla's bubble-machine have been shown in New York City over the years, in different venues, such as the Clocktower Gallery on Broadway, the New Museum on the Bowery, and early this year (2014) in the exhibition 'Other Primary Structures', curated by Jens Hofmann and Joanna Montoya, at the Jewish Museum of New York. To coincide with Medalla's participation in the Independent Art Fair, the Venusovermanhattan art gallery will issue a pamphlet, co-edited by Anna Furney and Alexander Whitehead, containing the beginning of David Medalla's suite of prose poems which trace the world-wide peregrinations of his 'Bubble Machines'.

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6. Mineo Aayamaguchi, FF Alumn, at Galerie Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 4-15

Mineo Aayamaguchi
[Lines & Points] Painting/Installation
2014.11.4 (tue) - 11.15 (sat), 12:00 - 19:00 (last day until 17:00)
closed on Sunday

MUSÉE F + Galerie Omotesando
Arch Atrium B-02/03, 4-17-3 Jingumae, Shibiya-ku, Tokyo
Tel/Fax: 03-5775-2469
http://www.omotesando-garo.com

www.aayamaguchi.com

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7. Alyson Pou, FF Alumn, at Central Booking Gallery, Manhattan, Oct. 30

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I hope you can join me at 7pm October 30th, Halloween Eve, at Central Booking Gallery on the Lower East Side. I will be reading tales of the supernatural by Sheridan Le Fanu and Edgar Allen Poe, two 19th century masters of the mysterious and macabre!

Tales of Mystery and the Supernatural
Halloween Eve Reading by: Alyson Pou
October 30 7pm

Central Booking Gallery
21 Ludlow Street
New York, New York 10002
centralbookingnyc.com
Subway: F Train

Happy Fall!
Alyson

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8. Ida Applebroog, Jane Dickson, Ed Ruscha, FF Alumns, elected to National Academy

Academicians Elected in 2014.
It is our pleasure to announce that the following artists and architects have been inducted into the National Academy for the year of 2014:
Ida Applebroog
Peter Bohlin
Preston Scott Cohen
Jane Dickson
Michael Manfredi & Marion Weiss
Eric Owen Moss
Antoine Predock
Martin Puryear
Charles Renfro
Edward Ruscha
Joan Semmel
Elected annually by the Academy membership, these artists and architects are being recognized for their contribution to American art and architecture. National Academicians are central to the Academy's core mission of promoting art and architecture in America. Each Academician contributes a representative work-the diploma presentation-upon election. These works from Academicians, spanning the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries, form the Academy's ever-evolving permanent collection of over 7,000 paintings, sculptures and drawings, as well as architectural drawings, photographs and models.

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9. Jane Dickson, FF Alumn, fall events

Dear Friends,
I am happy to share some of my fall events with you.

I will be participating in the Keith Haring The Political Line Symposium
Sat Nov 8th
11:30am-12:15 screening & 2:30-3:30pm panel
The de Young Museum, San Fransisco
https://deyoung.famsf.org/calendar/symposium-keith-haring-political-line

I will participate in
The Side Show Exhibition
at the Edgewood Gallery at Yale University
Opening Tues Jan 13th, 6:00pm
Artist Talk on Mon Feb 2nd, 12:30pm

Happy Halloween !

www.janedickson.com

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10. Ann-Marie LeQuesne, FF Alumn, at Royal College of Art, London, UK, Nov. 5

DID YOU HAVE BREAKFAST THIS MORNING?

Ann-Marie LeQuesne invites you to join

THE 17th ANNUAL GROUP PHOTOGRAPH

The Henry Moore Galleries - Royal College of Art
Kensington Gore, London SW7 2EU

Wednesday, November 5th - 7.00 pm
Please come to the Jay Mews entrance of the College where
you will be directed to the Galleries.

DID YOU HAVE BREAKFAST THIS MORNING? will be a photographic survey of the group. I am going to print out the survey questions as long banners and pin them high on the gallery walls. I will ask participants to become graphic devices, posing answers to the questions. I am thinking about the different ways that we "read" a person and read a word/number and I would like to explore this as the event unfolds. You may find that you share some surprising statistics. We will also test the birthday problem which says that there is a 50% chance that two people will share a birthday if the group has at least 23 people!

OR...PARTICIPATE ONLINE
If you are unable to come to the event please provide answers to the questions below and return to me by email (amlq@onetel.com) together with a head shot of yourself. I will add your image to the photos, placing you in the correct categories! Please send your information before Nov 5th if possible. I look forward to seeing you or hearing from you!

DID YOU HAVE BREAKFAST THIS MORNING?
WHAT IS YOUR SHOE SIZE?
ARE YOU LEFT OR RIGHT HANDED?
WERE YOU BORN IN LONDON?
WHAT WAS YOUR HAIR COLOUR AT AGE 3?
WHAT IS THE FIRST LETTER OF YOUR FIRST NAME?
WHAT IS THE FIRST LETTER OF YOUR LAST NAME?
WHAT FLOOR DO YOU LIVE ON?
HOW MANY CHILDREN ARE IN YOUR FAMILY?
ARE YOU THE OLDEST, MIDDLE, OR YOUNGEST?
WHEN IS YOUR BIRTHDAY? DAY MONTH
WHAT COLOUR ARE YOUR EYES?

www.amlequesne.com
www.theannualgroupphotograph.com
www.vimeo.com/annmarielequesne

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11. Susana Cook, FF Alumn, at Dixon Place, Manhattan, Dec. 12

CONVERSATIONS WITH HUMANS
A new play by Susana Cook

Friday December 12
at 10:00pm
Dixon Place. 161 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002
(212) 219-0736
New York, New York 10002
We are here. We are Queer. And we are entering the narrative.
As gay marriage becomes legal, queer lives enter the stage of rituals and the narrative of traditional families. The linear trajectories of life get convoluted in this hyper ritualistic drama, where graduation, marriage, baptism, death and aging speed up, overlap and move around the pattern of historical repetition. Vanishing the margins of normative ceremonies, this theater ritual unfolds layers of parallel realities in an almost spiritual/ schizophrenic manner.
At the beginning there was an end. Then the rituals in between.
And the layers, erasing all the margins.

We arrived to the party.

Performed by: Sofía Oi C, Mistah Coles, Felice Shays, Moira Cutler, Florencia Minniti, Jasmine Presson, JungleDom Queen, Julián Mesri, Frank Dunham Jr, Kate Conroy and Susana Cook.
Special guest stars Nath Ann Carrera and Amber Martin.

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12. Halona Hilbertz, FF Alumn, at The Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, thru Nov. 23

Hi,

Just a line to let you know my new wall piece "Top-heady" is in this show. The show is all about paper, and will be juried by Claire Gilman, curator at The Drawing Center. I'm very pleased to be included! Unfortunately I can't be at the opening today, 4 - 6, but drop in if you find yourself in Williamsburg!

Have a great weekend.
Halona

"Over The Edge: Paperworks Unbound"
Curated by Yuko Nii & Rebecca Cuomo
Juried by Claire Gilman, Curator at The Drawing Center
http://www.wahcenter.net/

October 25 - November 23
Opening Reception Saturday October 25, 4 - 6pm

The Williamsburg Art & Historical Center
135 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11211

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13. Naeem Mohaiemen, FF Alumn, at Singapore Art Museum, Singapore, November 14, 2014-March 15, 2015

Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize 2014 exhibition
14 November 2014-15 March 2015

Singapore Art Museum
71 Bras Basah Road
Singapore 189555

www.singaporeartmuseum.sg

The Singapore Art Museum (SAM) and Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation recently announced the 15 finalists of the APB Foundation Signature Art Prize 2014, an award that spotlights the most compelling contemporary artworks created by artists in the Asia Pacific region over the last three years.

Now in its third installment, the 15 finalists selected for this edition represent 13 countries and territories including Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. All 15 works will be exhibited at the Singapore Art Museum from 14 November 2014 to 15 March 2015, with the final winners announced at an awards ceremony on 22 January 2015.

Selected by a panel of five eminent judges from around the region, the finalists' works were chosen from 105 nominated artworks from 24 countries and territories. Innovative and exciting creations from recent years, the contemporary artworks represent the very best of the region and are intentionally not limited by genre. Spanning various mediums from painting to sculpture, photography, video works and performance art, they each address topical issues and collectively shed light not just on our region's contemporary art landscape but also on the topics and conversations relevant in our society today.

The 15 finalist artworks include:
-Australia: Infinite Love (2011) by Owen Leong
-Bangladesh: Rankin Street, 1953 (2013) by Naeem Mohaiemen
-China: Letters From a Distance (2012-14) by Peng Wei
-China: Trace (2011) by Liu Jianhua
-India: House of Opaque Water (2013) by Ranbir Kaleka
-Indonesia: I'm a Ghost in My Own House (2012) by Melati Suryodarmo
-Japan: One places / on "the room" (2013) by Go Watanabe
-New Zealand: In Pursuit of Venus (2012) by Lisa Reihana
-Pakistan: Kahani Eik Shehr Ki (story of a city) (2012) by Farida Batool
-Singapore: Eskimo wolf trap often quoted in sermons (2013) by Zhao Renhui
-Singapore: PYTHAGAROS (2013) by Ho Tzu Nyen
-South Korea: Custos Cavum (Guardian of the hole) (2011) by Choe U-Ram
-Taiwan: Mirage - Disused Public Property in Taiwan (2010-13) by Yao Jui-Chung & Lost Society Document
-Thailand: Golden Teardrop (2013) by Arin Rungjang

Selecting this year's finalists is a judging panel comprising Mr. Chris Saines, Director of Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art; Mr. Feng Boyi, eminent independent art curator and critic of Chinese contemporary art; Ms. Luckana Kunavichayanont, Director of Bangkok Art and Culture Center; Ms. Pooja Sood, Director of KHOJ International Artists' Association; and Dr. Susie Lingham, Director of Singapore Art Museum.

A statement from the jury panel stated, "Narrowing the choice from over 100 works to the final 15 involved a rigorous selection process and intensive discussions-testament to the high caliber of entries that were refined, rich and diverse. Overall, the 15 works selected offer a glimpse of the future of our region's rich and constantly evolving contemporary art scene. The finalist works stood out for their strength of concept and execution and despite stemming from such diverse contexts, histories and cultural backgrounds, cleverly explored similar issues of identity, immigration, urban expansion, depletion of natural resources, fading of old values, cultural diversity and more."

The APB Foundation Signature Art Prize is worth approximately USD 78,000 with USD 47,000 awarded to the Grand Prize winner and USD 11,000 each for two Jurors' Choice Award winners. A People's Choice Award of USD 9,000 will also be offered to the artwork that receives the highest number of public votes via on-site and online submissions here. The poll opens from 14 November and those who vote for their favourite work stand a chance to win attractive prizes.

For additional press information, please contact lynn.sim@singaporeartmuseum.sg or T + 65 6697 9762.

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14. Stanya Kahn, FF Alumn, at San Francisco Art Insitute, CA, 2015

San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)
2015 Artist-in-Residence: Stanya Kahn
2015 Faculty Head, Low-Residency MFA Program: Laura Richard
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
sfai.edu

San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) announces the appointment of Stanya Kahn as Distinguished Artist-in-Residence and Laura Richard as Faculty Head for the 2015 Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Studio Art program.

Stanya Kahn is an interdisciplinary artist working primarily in video with a practice that includes drawing, sound design, writing and performance. Humor, pathos, and the uncanny emerge as central modes in a hybrid-media practice that seeks to re-work relationships between fiction and document, the real and the hyperreal, narrative time and the synchronic time of impulse. Kahn's video practice incorporates formal cinematic and sound strategies to place poetic and experimental content inside of loaded social contexts, in an effort to complicate and illuminate both. In a long-term investigation of how rhetoric gains and loses power, Kahn's projects often situate language in the foreground of works that are dialectically driven by the demands of the body.

Kahn has had recent solo exhibitions at the New Museum, New York; Pigna Project Space, Rome; Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects; and Cornerhouse, Manchester. Kahn is a 2012 Guggenheim Fellow in Film/Video. Solo and collaborative works have been exhibited at the Whitney Biennial; the California Biennial; MoMA, New York; MOCA, Los Angeles; The Getty Center, Los Angeles; the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Center for Art and Media, Karlsrühe; and MoMA PS1, New York.

As Faculty Head of the Low-Residency MFA program, Laura Richard assumes a leadership role in shaping the summer Graduate Lecture Series, and will have oversight of the annual Summer Symposium. The 2014 symposium, "Face It: Photography, Ethics, and Identity in the Age of the Selfie," investigated the political implications and ethical obligations that arise in a world of incessant and instantaneous images.

Richard works in modern and contemporary art with an emphasis in film. A PhD candidate at UC Berkeley, she is finishing her dissertation on the early film and room works of Maria Nordman. Her article "Anthony McCall: The Long Shadow of Ambient Light" appeared in the Oxford Art Journal in 2012, and, since 2009, she has been the co-coordinator of the Townsend Working Group in Contemporary Art at UC Berkeley, whose mission is to foster interdisciplinary and inter-institutional conversations. From 2003 to 2008, Laura was Editor-in-Chief of Artweek magazine.

The program
SFAI's Low-Residency MFA in Studio Art program provides an interdisciplinary context for artists to develop and refine their work while engaging the historical, theoretical, sociopolitical, and creative concerns of the contemporary moment. Founded on the principle that critical inquiry and experimentation are at the forefront of art-making, the program fosters students' use of their own questioning to generate a sustaining and vital creative practice.

The three-year program offers the rigor of a full-time MFA in a flexible format ideally suited for artists who wish to develop their work without sacrificing a professional career or commitment. Students work with faculty during intensive eight-week summer sessions in San Francisco, and independently-with guidance from artists in their home communities-during the fall and spring. Summer sessions combine critiques, art history and critical studies seminars, visiting artist lectures, and individualized tutorials to create a comprehensive studio- and research-based curriculum. The program culminates with the highly celebrated MFA Exhibition.

Priority deadline for applications is January 15, 2015. To speak with an admissions counselor, email admissions@sfai.edu.

About SFAI
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), founded in 1871, is one of the country's oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher education in the practice and study of contemporary art. As a diverse community of working artists and scholars, SFAI provides students with a rigorous education in the arts and preparation for a life in the arts through an immersive studio environment, an integrated liberal arts and art history curriculum, and critical engagement with the world. Committed to educating artists who will shape the future of art, culture, and society, SFAI fosters creativity and original thinking in an open, experimental, and interdisciplinary context.

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15. Shirin Neshat, FF Alumn, at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar, November 9, 2014-Feb. 15, 2015

Shirin Neshat: Afterwards
9 November 2014-15 February 2015

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art
PO Box 2777
Education City
Doha
Qatar
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 11am-6pm,
Friday 3-8pm

T +974 4402 8855/8830

www.mathaf.org.qa

Shirin Neshat: Afterwards
Ground-floor galleries

Mathaf presents a major exhibition of artist Shirin Neshat in fall 2014. The first solo exhibition of the artist in the region, Afterwards shares Neshat's photographic series from the 1990s to the present, including Women of Allah (1993-97), The Book of Kings (2012), and Our House is on Fire (2013). Also on view are video installations Turbulent (1998) and OverRuled (2012), addressing historical, cultural and political realities on which the artist has focused on for the past 30 years.

Composed of layers of information and images, references and concepts, this exhibition is an experience that, through the artist's interrogation of history and acts of building and destroying life, provokes a confrontation with humanities inherent contradictions. For Shirin Neshat, the presumed binaries of black and white, man and woman, individual and the masses, fullness and emptiness, presence and absence, are the elements that compose the artist's personal universe and space of dialogue.

A conversation between the artist and the curator Abdellah Karroum takes place from 3 to 4 pm, as part of the CIMAM 2014 Annual Conference program hosted by Mathaf.

Mathaf Collection, Summary, Part 1
Opening: 1 November 2014
Mathaf Piazza, atrium, and first-floor galleries

Mathaf dedicates the first-floor galleries of the museum to a new display of the collection. This exhibition shows over 100 artists from the collection to tell the stories of the art works and the role they play in the making of the museum. Insisting on the presence of a multitude of artistic directions and contexts, the exhibition positions and gives value to the heritage of Arab modernities within an international context.

Moving beyond traditional linear histories of art in the region, the exhibition reassesses the impact of visual, historical, and experimental influences. This identifies relationships between works and sometimes lesser known important historical moments of social, political, cultural, and industrial progress within the global transition to modernity.

By telling the story of the collection and documenting its art histories, the exhibition interrogates new scholarly, educational, and experiential routes of access to contemporary tendencies.

The exhibition is collectively curated by: Abdellah Karroum, Director; Laura Barlow and Leonore-Namkha Beschi, Assistant Curators; and Yasser Mongy, Researcher.

Project Space 4: Doha Art Map
22 July-15 November 2014
Project Space, ground floor

The fourth program of Mathaf's Project Space is a collaborative mapping experiment that locates places of art and creativity in Doha. The Doha Art Map asks us to identify where we see and experience art in the city and discuss how these places could potentially become references to our needs.

The physical map in the Project Space is in progress, growing with the participation of visitors at Mathaf and online. It is also used to develop a more pragmatic reading of art in Doha that becomes a shared resource on the city and its art scene. This project and its productions brings together artists, curators, and audiences to explore spaces, objects, and participation, as learning processes for understanding the presence of art in the city and our daily life.

The project was conceived by Mathaf curatorial team in collaboration with local educators and curators.

CIMAM 2014 Annual Conference
"Museums in Progress: Public interest, private resources?"
9-11 November 2014
Hosted and co-organized by Mathaf

CIMAM's annual conference is currently the most important forum for communication, co-operation and information exchange between museums, professionals, visual arts workers and artists within modern and contemporary art practice. 250 delegates are expected to attend CIMAM 2014 annual conference in Doha on "Museums in Progress: Public interest, private resources?" Three keynote speakers and ten case study presentations form the basis of a larger debate that will take place among the conference delegates. CIMAM and Mathaf are collaborating with several institutions in Doha, including Qatar Foundation, UCL Qatar, Qatar National Convention Center, and Katara Arts Center. H.E Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Chairperson of Qatar Museums, will open the program at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art.

Qatar Museums press contacts:
Federica Zuccarini, fzuccarini@qma.org.qa
Rania Hussein, rhussein@qma.org.qa

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16. Julia Heyward, FF Alumn, at Roulette, Brooklyn, Oct. 31, Nov. 1

FRIDAY + SATURDAY

29 SpaceTime: Julia Heyward and Perry Hoberman

Friday, October 31 + Saturday November 1, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
"29 SpaceTime" is a work of Multimedia Performance Art with interactive panoramic visuals, sound, music and performance by Julia Heyward and Perry Hoberman. Part docudrama, the narrative is inspired by the beliefs and activities of the inhabitants within a circle of mountains in the Mojave Desert. These narratives are presented within a panoramic projection including planetary movements, big sky weather, predator and prey activity, military maneuvers, and a top-secret engineered world ending event. The nighttime war maneuvers including laser fire, bombs, shape-shifting aircraft, and mysterious geometric light formations, dwarfed only by 'desert storms' of the natural kind.
Through the telescope of collective myth and the microscope of personal revelations "29 SpaceTime" looks at aspects of surveillance, mind control, imperial dominance, autonomous space, and the contradiction in the human desire to be "watched over" while practicing free will. All this is witnessed against the backdrop of the spectacle of war, whose theater pretends to watch over and protect us.

Roulette.org
Performance & Events Space
509 Atlantic Avenue (Entrance at the corner of 3rd Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY 11217

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17. Michelle Stuart, FF Alumn, at Leslie Tonkonow, Manhattan, opening Nov. 1

Michelle Stuart,

Silent Movies
Leslie Tonkonow
Nov. 1-Dec. 20, 2014
Reception for the artist Saturday morning, November 1, 10am-noon
535 W. 22nd Street, Manhattan
Tonkonow.com

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18. Liza Lou, FF Alumn, at White Cube, London, UK, Nov. 26, 2014-Jan. 18, 2015

Liza Lou, FF Alumn, at White Cube, Bermondsey, London, UK, Nov. 26, 2014-Jan. 18, 2015

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19. David Hammons, FF Alumn, at White Cube, London, UK, Oct. 3, 2014-Jan. 3, 2015

David Hammons, FF Alumn, at White Cube, Mason's Yard, London, UK, Oct. 3, 2014-Jan. 3, 2015

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