No Longer Showing.
Conceptual artist Danh Vō collaborates with Xiu Xiu (Jamie Stewart, Shayna Dunkelman, and Ches Smith) for this gallery exhibition conceived as a stage for their work’s own production. Vō travels with two gold pounders from Thailand—where the gold leaf for many of his pieces is made—to work in the space alongside Xiu Xiu's percussion-based compositions. Together they will generate syncopated compositions with the pounders’ rhythms. Set against a backdrop of Vō’s finished artwork, they will create a new work in real time. Curated by Tim Griffin with Lumi Tan
September 27–October 18
Opening Reception with performances: Saturday, September 27, 6pm-8pm
Gallery Hours: Tuesday–Friday, 12-6pm; Saturday, 11–6pm
Performance Hours: 12-3pm
Danh Vo and Xiu Xiu: “Metal” is made possible with support from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Marian Goodman Gallery, Tanya Traykovski & Carlo Bronzini Vender, Eileen & Michael Cohen, Thea Westreich & Ethan Wagner, Andrew Ong & George Robertson, The Blessing Way Foundation, and Marco Frignati, and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Housing provided by Kyra Tirana Barry & David Barry and Jon Kushner at KRE Group.
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