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Contents for February 4, 2019

Susan Hiller, FF Alumn, In Memoriam

Please visit the complete illustrated articles linked here (text from The Guardian only follows below):

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/01/obituaries/susan-hiller-dead.html

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/jan/30/susan-hiller-artist-conundrums-vivid-and-intriguing

The Guardian
January 30, 2019

Susan Hiller: an artist who chased ghosts - and took no prisoners

Her multimedia artworks dwelt on the persistence of the past and the phantoms of cultural anxiety, entertaining, challenging and terrifying viewers

by Adrian Searle

You never knew what Susan Hiller was going to do next, and I sometimes think neither did she. Experiments in automatic writing, burning all her paintings, creating a museum collection of detritus, communicating with the dead. Her art was not programmatic, but driven by curiosity and an alertness to her surroundings.

She recognised that what an artist does happens in the context of place, and society, and the culture in which she finds herself. Hiller's training as an anthropologist sharpened her view and provided something of her methodology, such as it was. She mistrusted objectivity. In her art, in her curating and in her teaching, she was full of curiosity, insight, integrity, humour and irony.

Susan Hiller, artist who explored the paranormal, dies aged 78

"Whatever catches my eye could be the starting point for a work," she said, "and my commitment to the remaindered, rejected and overlooked things and ideas we collectively create, can and has been read metaphorically as a commitment to bringing into visibility marginalised social and political others."

Hiller sometimes positioned herself as a "second wave conceptual artist", and her art was always distanced from the dour, visual Puritanism and polemically narrow - as well as largely male - conceptual art world of the late 1960s and early 70s. But her appeal reached far beyond the hardcore fans of conceptual art - even though Ludovic Kennedy described her as being part of the "loony contingent" of video artists.

"To be a woman and an artist is a privileged position, not a negative one," Hiller said. "When I speak of being a woman artist, I'm suggesting a position of marginality is privileged. If you are marginal, you know two languages, not just one. And you can translate and bring into language insights that have been previously unarticulated. So I consider, like being a foreigner, being a woman is a great advantage." She never shied from complications.

Several works for me stand out. If I say they are memorable, they are themselves also acts of remembering, or re-enacting memory. In her 2007 The Last Silent Movie we watch a black screen. Subtitles provide the only image, the translation of recording of speakers of vanishing languages from all over the world. Hearing these last speakers of Manx, Ngarrindjeri, Potawatomi, Kora, Xokleng and dozens of other disappearing languages (some now lost entirely, apart from their preservation as archival sound recordings) is immeasurably sad. It tells us something about the narrowing of the world, about exclusion and extinction and the homogenisation of cultures.

The 2002-5 J Street Project began on her first visit to Germany on a DAAD scholarship, when she found herself on Jüdenstraße in Berlin. This led her to cross and recross Germany photographing and filming every street sign and location still prefixed by the word Juden (Jew). She located 303 Jüdenstraßes, Judengasses and Judenwegs, back alleys and country lanes, city streets and unmade paths.

Susan Hiller, 75: 'Self-doubt is always present for artists'

Birds sing. Trucks rumble by, people go about their everyday lives. It rains, and there's a gorgeous sunset. The camera keeps seeking out the street and road signs. The film, and attendant photographs and book, dwell on the persistence of the past. "Haunted," I wrote after first seeing the work, "is the only word." More than a coda to the Holocaust, it is a portrait of Germany in the early years of the 21st century, and to my mind one of the best works of the new century.

"All my work deals with ghosts," Hiller once said. The ghosts were sometimes real, but mostly the phantoms of cultural anxiety. Hiller reworked the Punch and Judy show into a terrifying video installation, orchestrated commercial film footage of young girls with psychokinetic powers, and filled a room with dangling amplified speakers, like a swarm of flying saucers, each broadcasting first-hand stories of alien abductions. She worked with the experiments of Latvian psychologist Konstantīns Raudive, who believed that tape recorders left in soundproofed rooms could pick up the voices of the dead - including Winston Churchill and James Joyce.

Hiller had a great touch with all this material, making all the conundrums vivid and intriguing. Rather than unmasking enigmas, she unhinged us, entertained and terrified us, and left us with questions. "The meaning of art is collaboratively formed in the relationship between viewers and works," she once observed. "A major factor in all the work I've ever made, it seems to me, is the designation of spaces where viewers and readers can experience their own roles as active participants - collaborators, interpreters or detectives. Not editing out and not forcing strange juxtapositions or unanswered questions to conform to theory is an aspect of my style, almost a signature."

Hiller wrote brilliantly, acerbically, incisively, critically. She was also a great teacher, provocative and challenging. Briefly teaching beside her at the Slade in the late 1980s, I felt as much scrutinised as any student. In conversation and in public talks, she took no prisoners. On Tuesday, recalling Hiller, the artist Tai Shani tweeted that "I admired and was intimidated by her, and very, very much respected her work and her ways. Susan once very well advised me: 'don't be scared of being a monster.'"

Hiller cared very much about getting things right, and believed in art's seriousness, without ever becoming pompous or humourless or inaccessible. She once confessed a long-standing wish to blend art and science, poetry and analysis in her work. She did all that, and a great deal more.

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1. Stephanie Brody-Lederman, FF Alumn, in The Independent, now online

Please visit this link:

https://indyeastend.com/arts/arts-arts/brody-ledermans-parisian-dream/?fbclid=IwAR1StoD6ppD5klLM7awz1oRxxKcGbop4Uv6oOnslvhOl5uq6w2QhEwVK1NI

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2. Maya Ciarrocchi, FF Alumn, at the Gallery at the 14th Street Y, opening Feb. 7

Site: Yizkor
New Work by Maya Ciarrocchi
The Gallery at the 14th St Y
344 E. 14th Street at 1st Ave.
New York, NY 10003

February 2 - March 3. 2019
Opening Reception, February 7, 7-9pm
https://www.14streety.org/nowplaying/gallery/

For additional writing about the project go to:
LABA Journal
After Death, People Come and Touch Your Things

Site: Yizkor includes video and works on paper that combine architectural renderings, hand drawn shtetl maps, historical Yizkor books and contributed writings to reveal what is left behind when people and cultures disappear.
The video is a work in progress collaboration with composer Andrew Conklin.

The exhibition is part of LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture where fellows are studying classical Jewish texts around this year's theme, Life and Death.

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3. Buzz Spector, FF Alumn, at Washington University, St. Louis, MO, thru June 6

"Buzz Spector: Works On and Of Paper" is on view at Washington University's Olin Library until June 6, 2019. The display includes a number of Spector's altered books, including several never previously exhibited, plus examples from the artist's recent series of dust jacket collage/poems. There will be a reception at the Library's Gingko Room on Thursday, February 28, from 4:30--6:00 p.m.

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4. Mark Bloch, John Cage, Christo, Rimma Gerlovina & Valeriy Gerlovin, Geoff Hendricks, Claes Oldenburg, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Dieter Rot, FF Alumns, at Emily Harvey Foundation, Feb. 22

Save the Date!!!!
Announcing a world premiere at the Emily Harvey Foundation, February 22, 2019, 6:30 pm, a Friday night.

The world premiere of a short film about Jean Brown (December 20, 1911 - May 1, 1994), the art collector whose amazing archives are now at the Getty Museum.

A film by the Gerlovins: Rimma Gerlovina & Valeriy Gerlovin, and Mark Bloch.

"Not Jean Brown: Dada, Surrealism, Fluxus, etc."

with an original sound track by John Cage

and featuring work by

George Maciunas
Marcel Duchamp
Man Ray
Andre Masson
Joe Jones
John Cage
Yoko Ono
Robert Watts
Claes Oldenburg
Robert Filliou
Geoff Hendricks
Nam June Paik
Christo
John Lennon
George Brecht
Ayo
John Furnival
Dieter Rot
and others.

Emily Harvey Foundation
537 Broadway #2
New York, NY 10012
www.EmilyHarveyFoundation.org

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5. Liliana Porter, FF Alumn, at Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland, opening Feb. 8

There is a solo exhibition at the Zacheta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw, Poland opening on February 8, 2019.
Best,
Liliana Porter

Studio:
106 Montgomery St.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
845 876 3472
City:
720 Greenwich St. 10G
New York, NY 10014
212 924 0645

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6. Becca Blackwell, FF Alumn, receives Joe's Pub Working Group honor

The New York Times
Joe's Pub Announces a Diverse Group of Artists in Residence

By Giovanni Russonello
Jan. 23, 2019

The Public Theater on Wednesday announced the 2019 class of the Joe's Pub Working Group, supporting five young performing artists whose careers are on the rise.

This year's honorees include the songwriter and performer Migguel Anggelo; the vocalist and composer Trevor Bachman; the comedian, playwright and performance artist Becca Blackwell; the saxophonist Yacine Boulares; and the singer-songwriter Treya Lam.

Now in its fifth year, the Working Group functions as a residency for standout artists who have previously played at Joe's Pub, a small performance space tucked inside the Public Theater in Lower Manhattan. All five artists receive a $4,000 stipend, but because their work ranges widely, additional services vary for each honoree. They include access to rehearsal space, assistance with video production and consultations with industry experts.

"Joe's Pub Working Group was created to help make the business of being an artist in New York a little easier," Alex Knowlton, the director of Joe's Pub, said in an email. "We're interested in the working life of an artist and have seen so many common needs among the huge spectrum of performers here."

"For the last 20 years, we've watched communities naturally occur amongst musicians, performers, designers, writers and more, and made it our mission to make space for all voices, collaborations and connections," he added.

Anggelo, who was born in Venezuela, creates multilingual works that combine music, dance and poetry. Bachman often uses field research and interviews to create musicals and performances that reflect the life experiences of people across the country. Blackwell's work as a storyteller and actor confronts issues related to the transgender experience. Boulares is a French-Tunisian improviser and composer who combines influences from American jazz and across the globe. And Lam is a classically trained musician fusing elements of chamber music, country and pop.

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7. Joni Mabe, FF Alumn, at burnaway.org now online

Please visit this link:

https://burnaway.org/joni-mabe-elvis-babe/?fbclid=IwAR2BZ2xjBbEe9VmFiSmiIWjhPGhL9pq3M-ChG4Ee1IzfLHCxkdsjmN9xVmY

thank you.

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8. Laura Lappi, Warren Lehrer, Jodie Ann Lyn-Kee-Chow and Kanene Ayo Holder, Judith Sloan, Jaimie Warren, FF Alumns, receive Queens Council on the Arts Grants 2019

Please visit this link:

https://www.queenscouncilarts.org/qaf-2019-awardees?inf_contact_key=6862f33bed6ef4f49b07f09411cb3b03680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1&fbclid=IwAR0gSCKSebSUgW496q7ptIVZH1WUtXp64ILtpmt9MXKqogwUyFb3cp5Ei0c

thank you.

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9. Eve Andrée Laramée, FF Alumn, at The 8th Floor, Manhattan, Feb. 21

HOW TO LIVE: EARTH

The second in a series of panel discussions in response to today's treacherous political landscape and environmental crises featuring artists, writers, activists who discuss a changing mindset that connects social justice, artistic output and lived life. (Organized by Lenore Malen)

This event is sponsored by CUE Art Foundation and The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation at The 8th Floor.

Thursday, February 21, 2019
6pm - 8pm

Featuring:
Matthew Friday of SPURSE
Terike Haapoja
Eve Andrée Laramée
Linda Weintraub
Lenore Malen (moderator)

Join us in person or via Facebook Live
The 8th Floor. 17 West 17th Street, NYC

How to Live in Political Times is a series of panels organized by artist Lenore Malen and inspired by the essays of the 16th century philosopher Michel De Montaigne, who lived during a period of brutal and fanatical religious wars and decline. Rather than offering ethical answers to abstract moral questions, Montaigne provided accounts of his own personal actions in his essays as examples of how one might face any number of dilemmas, large and small. In essence, Montaigne created a new literary form based on self-inquiry in which readers could see themselves.

How to Live: EARTH is the second panel in this series. It features artists who are redefining their relationship to the earth's resources, touching on land management and the lives of animals while examining sources of energy and technologies that still keep us enthralled. Their thinking extends outward from essential physical encounters with soil and non-human lives, to the seasons and cycles of growth, to local politics and their national and global entanglements. The panelists will consider what forms of knowledge art can produce to aid us in defining a common future and living with the unthinkable. As Bruno Latour wrote in his recent book Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime, "What is required is a shift sideways defining politics as what leads toward the Earth."

RSVP https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eg11nw8235aeb879&oseq=&c=&ch=

Panelist bios may be found on The 8th Floor event page.

Accessibility: The building, The 8th Floor, and The 8th Floor restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

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10. Mary Schmidt Campbell, at Revolution Books, Manahttan, Feb. 22

New Biography of Romare Bearden by Mary Schmidt Campbell
Book release event
Hosted by Revolution Books New York
437 Malcolm X Boulevard/ Lenox Ave @ 132nd Street, New York, New York 10037
Friday, February 22, 2019 at 7 PM - 9 PM

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11. Dominic McGill, FF Alumn, at Dépanneur Wines, Brooklyn, Feb. 12

Dépanneur Wines and Paris 68 Redux present "Do You Believe in Miracles?"
Tuesday 12th Feb. 2019 at 7 pm292 Livingston, Brooklyn NY 11217
Wine by Michele d'Aprix from 5:30
Art by Paris 68 Redux
Rsvp: info@depanneurwines.com

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12. David Wojnarowicz, FF Alumn, at Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany, opening Feb. 8

Please visit this link:

https://www.kw-berlin.de/en/david-wojnarowicz/

thank you.

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13. Mira Schor, FF Alumn, at Museum of Art and Design, Manhattan, Feb. 14

Mira Schor, FF Alumn, "In Conversation: Faith Wilding and Mira Schor," MAD Museum of Art and Design, NYC, February 14, 7 PM

On the occasion of the publication of Faith Wilding's Fearful Symmetries, join Faith Wilding for an autobiographical reading from the book, followed by a conversation with artist and writer, and fellow feminist icon, Mira Schor. There will be a book signing post-event.
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 7:00 pm
$10 general / $8 members and students
The Theater at MAD
https://madmuseum.org/events/conversation-faith-wilding-and-mira-schor

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14. Mira Schor, FF Alumn, to receive Women's Caucus for Art Lifetime Achievement Award, Manhattan, Feb. 16

Mira Schor, FF Alumn, recipient of a 2019 Women's Caucus for Art Lifetime Achievement Award, ceremony in NYC, February 16, 2019

Mira Schor is the recipient of a 2019 Women's Caucus for Art Lifetime Achievement Award for her work as a feminist painter, art historian and critic.
The LTA Awards celebration takes place on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), 1871 Broadway at 61st Street, New York, NY 10023. The celebration kicks off with a ticketed cocktail reception from 5:30-7:00pm. Guests purchasing reception tickets will be treated to three food stations, butlered treats, an open bar, and the opportunity to congratulate the awardees. Immediately following the reception at 7:15pm the doors will open for attendees for the Awards ceremony in the NYIT Auditorium. The LTA Awards ceremony takes place from 7:30-9:00pm; and is free and open to the public.
The annual Women's Caucus for Art Lifetime Achievement Awards is held during the Women's Caucus for Art and College Art Association conferences.
For more information visit the WCA website at: https://www.nationalwca.org
To purchase tickets for the reception: https://www.nationalwca.org/applicants/tickets.php
Mira Schor is a New York-based painter with deep roots and engagement--as artist, writer, educator, and activist--with feminism and with art history, particularly the practice of painting in a post-medium culture. Schor's paintings operate at the intersection of political and theoretical concerns and formalist and material passions. The central theme in recent paintings is the experience of living in a dangerous moment of radical inequality, austerity, accelerated time, and incipient fascism, set against the powerful pull of older notions of time, craft, and visual pleasure. Schor was educated at New York University and received her MFA from CalArts where she was a member of the CalArts Feminist Art Program and a participant in the historic feminist art installation Womanhouse.
Schor has been the recipient of awards in painting from the Guggenheim, Rockefeller, Marie Walsh Sharpe, and Pollock- Krasner Foundations, as well as the College Art Association's Frank Jewett Mather Award for Art Criticism, a Creative Capital / Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant and an AICA-USA award for her blog A Year of Positive Thinking.
Schor is the author of two books of collected essays, Wet: On Painting, Feminism, and Art Culture and A Decade of Negative Thinking: Essays on Art, Politics, and Daily Life. Schor is also co-editor of the journal M/E/A/N/I/N/G and editor of The Extreme of the Middle: Writings of Jack Tworkov. She is Associate Teaching Professor at Parsons Fine Arts. Schor was elected to the National Academy of Design in 2017. Schor is represented by Lyles & King Gallery in New York City.

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15. Nicolás Dumit Estévez Raful Espejo, FF Alumn, at Neighborhood Shopp Casa Boricua ISC, The Bronx, thru May 2019

The Stories I Was Told and the Stories I Tell

A program comprising a series of workshops conceived and taught by Nicolás Dumit Estévez Raful Espejo with a grant from SU-CASA, and to unfold from February to May 2019

With invited guest artists:
Ana Paula Cordeiro, bookmaker
Maggie Ens, sculptor
Priscilla Marrero, choreographer
Carol Szamatowicz, author and yoga instructor

Neighborhood Shopp Casa Boricua ISC
910 East 172nd Street Bronx,
NY, 10460

The Stories I Was Told and the Stories I Tell takes the format of weekly community gatherings through which participants engage in performing the self through different story-telling approaches. The sessions are focused on personal narratives, and how these inform who we are and who we continue to become. For this, the group delves into oral histories related to the subjects for each week: aging and love, intimacy, accomplishments, family, the body, companionship and beauty, among others. Other approaches include letter-writing, a method familiar to older generations, and which can yield life-changing results in terms of healing and reflecting on one's life, enacting forgiveness, or re-writing one's story. Participants will also use photographs belonging to them to create linear as well as non-linear histories that help us remember, honor, recall and re-imagine our paths.

Because most work with elders focuses on remembering what was, I break away from this by inviting the group to embody the present through movement-based and somatic practices. In addition to oral histories, letter-writing, and the use of existing photographs, this workshop includes bookmaking, collage, dance, yoga, and builds on any art or crafts that the participants already practice. The Stories I Was Told and the Stories I Tell pays attention to the act of listening to our bodies, and weaves through its lessons healing techniques, such as breathing exercises, body scan relaxation, compassion and gratitude exercises and visualizations that participants can continue to explore on their own. Working with elders is very dear to me, as I am a 51year old person who is being walked into seniorhood by participants in experiences like The Stories I Was Told and the Stories I Tell. I am very grateful to them.

During the last 25 years Estévez Raful Espejo has been teaching, writing, collaborating, learning, dancing, walking and performing in the Bronx, thus generating a rare archive of the goings on in the borough that includes: videos, photographs, documents, memorabilia, audios and embodied experiences.

The Stories I Was Told and the Stories I Tell is funded by a SU-CASA grant. SU-CASA is a collaboration among the New York City Council, the Department of Cultural Affairs, the Department for the Aging and the City's five local arts councils. This program is supported by public funds from the New York City Council in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Department for the Aging.

The Stories I Was Told and the Stories I Tell (c) 2018 Nicolás Dumit Estévez Raful Espejo

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16. Dread Scott, FF Alumn, receives Chamberlain Award for Social Practice, and more

Headlands Friends,

It's one of my very favorite moments-time to announce the Artists in Residence who will make this place a hive of creativity in the coming year. At Headlands we believe that leading-edge art and those who create it are essential to a vibrant, forward-thinking society. By providing creative thinkers with the five key supports to do their best work-time, space, money, validation, and community-Headlands is part of the path forward, helping to generate vital new directions in art. I'm honored to extend our support and a warm welcome to the 59 artists listed below, a global cohort representing 17 countries and an array of disciplines.

Special Awards
In addition to our Chamberlain, Chiaro, and Sultan artist awards, I'm thrilled to announce two new cash awards this year, made possible through the vision of the McLaughlin Foundation.
• Chamberlain Award for social practice: Dread Scott
• Chiaro Award for a mid-career, US-based painter: Monique van Genderen
• Larry Sultan Photography Award presented in partnership with McEvoy Foundation for the Arts and Pier 24 Photography: Jonathan Calm
• McLaughlin Children's Trust Award for an exemplary writer: Tongo Eisen-Martin
• McLaughlin Foundation Award for an established visual artist: Tomie Arai
Project Space Artists
We also welcome to Project Space six artists and collaboratives who will host open studio hours and a culminating exhibition during their stay: Kelly Akashi, Martha Colburn, Rodney Ewing, Anna Fitch and Banker White, Kori Newkirk, and Stéphanie Solinas.

Please help us congratulate all of the 2019 awardees:

Architecture/Environmental
Hongtao Zhou, China

Arts Professional
Sylvie Fortin, Canada
Alexandra Halkin, Illinois
Diana Nawi, California
Siddharta Perez, Singapore/Philippines

Film/Video/New Media
Roger Beebe, Ohio
Peter Burr, New York
Eric Dyer, Maryland
Sara Harris & Jesse Lerner, California
Jodie Mack, New Hampshire
Stacey Steers, Colorado

Interdisciplinary
Kelly Akashi, California
José León Cerrillo, Mexico
Martha Colburn, The Netherlands
Kevin Cooley, California
Rodney Ewing, California
Anna Fitch & Banker White, California
Emma Fitts, New Zealand
Carole Kim, California
Autumn Knight, New York
Vero Majano, California
Daniel Joseph Martinez, California
Agnes Meyer-Brandis, Germany
Paul O'Keeffe, Ohio

Music/Sound
Yingjia (Lemon) Guo & Sophia (Siyang) Shen, California/China/New York
Ingibjörg Friđriksdóttir, Iceland
Travis Laplante, Vermont
Fay Victor, New York

Performance/Dance
Freddy Gutierrez & David McKenna, California/United Kingdom
Rachael Dichter & Allie Hankins, Oregon/California
Jamal Harewood, United Kingdom

Social Practice
Tomie Arai, New York
Dread Scott, New York
jackie sumell, New York

Visual Art
Sadie Barnette, California
Nyame Brown, California
Jonathan Calm, California
Aslı Çavuşoğlu, Turkey
Elizabeth Colomba, New York/France
Erica Deeman, California/United Kingdom
Andreas Johansson, Sweden
Christopher Paul Jordan, Washington
Eric N. Mack, New York
Kate Nolan, Ireland
Kori Newkirk, California
Marjetica Potrč, Slovenia
Stéphanie Solinas, France
Monique van Genderen, California

Writing
Juliana Delgado Lopera, California
Tongo Eisen-Martin, California
Liana Finck, New York
Tonya Foster, California
Violeta Gil, Spain
Alexandra Kleeman, New York
Casandra Lopez, Washington
Saretta Morgan, Arizona
Amanda Petrusich, New York
Amy Sohn, New York
Nathan Yungerberg, New York

Artists in Residence will begin arriving at Headlands in mid-March, and you'll have your first chance to explore their studios at our spring Open House on Sunday, April 14. I thank you, Headlands friends, fans, and supporters, for being a part of our community, and I look forward to seeing you out here soon.

Warmly,

sharon maidenberg
Executive Director

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17. Kathy Westwater, M. Lamar, FF Alumns, at New York Live Arts, Manhattan, February 14-16

New York Live Arts
co-presents with Lumberyard

Rambler, Worlds Worlds A Part
by Kathy Westwater

Performed by Ilona Bito, Thomas F. DeFrantz, Alex Romania, Rakia Seaborn, Paul Singh, Stacy Lynn Smith, and Kathy Westwater

Music by Julius Eastman, performed live by Joseph Kubera and Adam Tendler

Special appearance by M. Lamar performing original work in tribute to Eastman

Set design by Jae Lee
Lighting design by Roderick Murray
Dramaturgy by Melanie George

Thursday, Friday & Saturday
February 14, 15 & 16
7:30pm

New York Live Arts
219 W 19th Street
NYC

Tickets: $15-20
to purchase, go here: https://newyorklivearts.org/event/rambler-worlds-worlds-a-part/

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18. Jerri Allyn, FF Alumn, at the Situation Room, Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 9

The Situation Room added an event.
January 30 at 2:57 PM ·
Valentine Gift for good friend or sweetheart?
Craft a Sock Monkey with Jerri Allyn!
Saturday, Feb 9th, 2019, 1:00-5:00pm
Workshop and discussion:
We share 96% of our DNA with chimps. And Researchers find poop-throwing by chimps is a sign of intelligence, Bob Yirka, 11/30/11): https://phys.org/.../2011-11-poop-throwing-chimps-intelligenc...
The last few years, we've been fed a lot of crap by a naughty monkey. Join Allyn to stitch together a Valentine Monk and some productive shit slinging resolutions for 2019.
Resist the 45th! If desired, we can flame-up an effigy.
Materials to bring:
-Transform a favorite pair of socks.
-Old socks to stuff your monkey.
Allyn will provide buttons, ribbons, and materials for that fashion flair.

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19. mAgdalen Wong, FF Alumn, at Fresh Window Gallery, Brooklyn, opening Feb. 8

Dear Friends,

Hope you are well and staying warm, getting ready for the Lunar New Year !!!
Please join me at the opening of a group show at Fresh Window gallery in 56 Bogart, Lower level, Brooklyn, NY 11206 on Friday Feb. 8, from 7-9pm.

Wishing you all wonderful new year : )

Cheers cheers,
magdalen

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20. Ann-Marie LeQuesne, FF Alumn, at AC Institute, Manhattan, Feb. 8

Bridges & Walls - AC Institute
I will be showing "ReflectionOnReflection" in a group show, "Bridges and Walls", opening on Friday, Feb. 8 at AC Institute, 16 E 48th St, New York, New York 10017

https://www.facebook.com/theacinstitute/?eid=ARCOkMohz5x9CjgN_l0XZ_BSAZhFbc8yV8nTJLaSjRXqaYy5BCr-wrL68oALj_3-qvPZj-YLpb3izTSt

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21. Elise Engler, FF Alumn, at College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, thru Feb. 23

Elise Engler at The College of Saint Rose's Esther Massry Gallery, Albany NY, now through February 23. https://www.strose.edu/campus-offices/massry-center-for-the-arts/esther-massry-gallery

1160 drawings from Engler's three year plus daily project "First Radio Headlines Heard of the Day Drawing Project" and her earlier work "A Year on Broadway" are on exhibition in a 2-person show with Spanish sculptor Isidro Blasco. Engler has been making small paintings based on morning radio newscasts since 11/22/15. They now cover a wall 41 feet long by 9 feet high. She was interviewed about this project on on WNYC on Allison Stewart's All of It. https://www.wnyc.org/story/flashback-friday-party-its-1999-drawing-day-inspired-wnyc The work continues and can be seen every day on Twitter and on Instagram as well as on her website.

The Broadway project was featured in the NewYorker Magazine and on CBS Sunday Morning. The headlines work will be at Frosch and Portmann gallery in NYC opening April 11, 2019

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Goings On is compiled weekly by Harley Spiller