ICA will open to the public at 6:30PM on Friday, January 24.
Aug 30, 2013
Excursus IV: Conversation
PennDesign MFA student Dan O’Neill led an intimate conversation over complimentary La Colombe coffee about questions of appropriation, copyright, republication, and documentation. Prompted by the ICA exhibition Excursus IV: Primary Information. View the Excursus website. Ex IV Convo 6.08.13-1Ex IV Convo 6.08.13-2Ex IV Convo 6.08.13-3 Coffee & ConversationExcursus (2011–13)
Aug 30, 2013
Excursus IV: Video Art 1975
What was video art? Rebecca Cleman, Distribution Director at EAI, posed this question in light of technological and cultural changes in the decades since ICA’s 1975 Video Art exhibition, and David Antin’s influential catalogue essay about the then nascent medium. This final Excursus discussion, which included Homay King (Bryn Mawr College), Herb Shellenberger (International House),…
Aug 30, 2013
Screening: Bernadette Corporation Hell Frozen Over & Get Rid of Yourself
Bernadette Corporation confounded expectations with two provocative videos that look at identity through the lenses of fashion, protest, Chloë Sevigny, nothingness, and Mallarmé. Organized in conjunction with White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart. International House 3701 Chestnut St. Anthony ElmsAlex KleinBernadette CorporationWhite Petals Surround Your Yellow HeartAnthony ElmsAlex Klein
Aug 30, 2013
Opening and Walkthrough: Fall 2013
ICA Chief Curator Ingrid Schaffner’s keynote talk, “Jason Rhoades, American Artist” (September 18, 2013), gave visitors to the opening celebration of Jason Rhoades, Four Roads a detailed, warm, and often funny look at the prolific and audacious sculptor Jason Rhoades. The talk traced his life from a friendly boy in rural California raising Chester White…
Aug 30, 2013
Last Dance: Dirty Looks at the End of Days
Dirty Looks makes its Philadelphia debut! A New York-based roaming platform for queer experimental film and video, Dirty Looks will screen an evening of apocalyptic-themed recent work. In an attempt to nurture a greater sense of community and to cultivate a dynamic view of historical queer production, Dirty Looks reimagines the screening situations of the…
Aug 30, 2013
PennDesign Fine Arts Lecture Series: Barnaby Furnas
Hear directly from artists about the processes, ideas, and obstacles that inform their work. Barnaby Furnas is a painter known for using watercolor and urethane on monumental canvases. He was born in Philadelphia, where his experience as a graffiti artist influenced his painting style. His works are often violent, depicting scenes from history, the Bible,…
Aug 30, 2013
Free for All: Fall 2013
Functioning like a kind of second exhibition opening for students, Free For All (September 25, 2013) harnessed the energy of Jason Rhoades in a lively evening geared toward Penn undergraduates but open to the public. Over 170 visitors viewed Jason Rhoades, Four Roads—the work Sutter’s Mill was activated, with workers assembling and disassembling it—and four…
Aug 30, 2013
PennDesign Fine Arts Lecture Series: Molly Zuckerman-Hartung
Hear directly from artists about the processes, ideas, and obstacles that inform their work. Molly Zuckerman-Hartung is a painter living and working in Chicago. Her works are abstract and reflect a critical view on the history of painting, alternating between love and fear for paint, thinking, and society. Originally from Olympia, Washington, she received her…
Aug 30, 2013
Coffee & Conversation: American Artist
Penn History of Art PhD candidate Mashinka Firunts led an intimate conversation over complimentary La Colombe coffee concerning the range of American archetypes Rhoades invoked, reshaped, and sometimes performed in his work. Prompted by the themes in Jason Rhoades, Four Roads. Jason Rhoades, Four RoadsCoffee & Conversation
Aug 30, 2013
Coffee & Conversation: Taboo
PennDesign MFA candidate Daniel O’Neill led an intimate conversation over complimentary La Colombe coffee about the use of taboos concerning sex, religion, and art in Rhoades’s work. Prompted by the themes in Jason Rhoades, Four Roads. Coffee & ConversationJason Rhoades, Four Roads