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Artists on Robert Smithson Book Launch


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08/12/2020 17:00 08/12/2020 23:45 Europe/London Artists on Robert Smithson Book Launch Event DetailsTuesday, December 8, 2020, 5 pmLive on ZoomOn the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty (1970), Dia released Artists on Robert Smithson, the fifth volume in a series that builds upon Dia’s Artists on Artists lectures. This virtual event will include a conversation with contributors Mark Dion and Rayyane Tabet, and will be co-moderated by Kelly Kivland, Dia curator, and Lisa Le Feuvre, executive director of Holt/Smithson Foundation.   RSVP and receive a Zoom link here. Mark Dion was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in 1961. He attended the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Study Program in New York City in 1984–85. Dion is an honorary fellow of Falmouth University in Cornwall, United Kingdom, and received an honorary PhD from the Wagner Free Institute of Science in Philadelphia. Recent solo presentations of his work have been organized at, among others, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas (2020); Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, New York (2019); Whitechapel Gallery, London (2018); and Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (2017). Dion lives in Copake, New York.  Lisa Le Feuvre is a curator, writer, editor, and public speaker. She is the inaugural executive director of Holt/Smithson Foundation. Previously she led the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds; was an academic based in the graduate curatorial program at Goldsmiths College, London; led the contemporary art program at the National Maritime Museum, London; and was course director of the graduate program in arts policy and management at Birkbeck College, University of London. She co-organized British Art Show 7: In the Days of the Comet (2011), and has sat on various juries including Sculpture Dublin (2020), Arnaldo Pomodoro Foundation Prize (2019), Turner Prize (2018), Hepworth Prize for Sculpture (2016), and British representation for the Venice Biennale (2015). Rayyane Tabet was born in Ashqout, Lebanon, in 1983. His work has been the subject of recent solo presentations at, among others, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City (2019–21); Musée du Louvre, Paris (2019); and Kunstverein in Hamburg, Germany (2017–18). Tabet has participated in the Sydney Biennial (2018), Istanbul Biennial (2017), Marrakech Biennial (2016), and Venice Biennale (2013), as well as other international group exhibitions. His artist book Rayyane Tabet: Fragments/Bruchstücke was published in 2018 on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition at the Kunstverein in Hamburg. Tabet lives in Beirut.  Support for Artists on Robert Smithson has been provided by Marian Goodman Gallery, Virginia Dwan, and Tony Ganz.  Dia Online FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Artists on Robert Smithson Book Launch
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Screening of Selected Films by Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme


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14/12/2020 00:00 14/12/2020 23:45 Europe/London Screening of Selected Films by Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme Event DetailsDecember 14–18, 2020 In conjunction with the launch of Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme’s digital commission Postscript: after everything is extracted—the first part of their larger project titled May amnesia never kiss us on the mouth (2020– ), co-commissioned by Dia and Museum of Modern Art, New York—Dia is hosting a weeklong online screening of two recent films by the artists. Abbas and Abou-Rahme work together across a range of sound, image, text, installation, and performance practices. Engaged in the intersections between performativity, political imaginations, and virtuality, their work highlights counter-narratives that upend strategies of erasure particular to colonialist structures.  Only the beloved keeps our secrets, 2016  And yet my mask is powerful Part 1, 2016–18  The films will be available here to view from Monday, December 14 to Friday, December 18. About Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme Basel Abbas was born in Nicosia, Cyprus, in 1983. Ruanne Abou-Rahme was born in Boston in 1983. They have exhibited internationally, most recently at Proyectos Ultravioleta, Guatemala City, and Disjecta, Portland (all 2019). They have had additional solo exhibitions at, among others, Kunstverein Hamburg (2018); Alt Bomontiada, Istanbul (2017); Office for Contemporary Art, Oslo (2015); Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2014); Akademie der Künste der Welt, Cologne (2014); and Delfina Foundation, London (2009). In 2015 their work was included in the Sharjah Biennial, where they were awarded the Sharjah Biennial Prize. Abbas and Abou-Rahme both live in New York City and Ramallah. Dia Online TURE DD/MM/YYYY FREQ=DAILY; Screening of Selected Films by Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme
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Artist Web Project Launch Event


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15/12/2020 17:00 15/12/2020 23:45 Europe/London Artist Web Project Launch Event Event DetailsTuesday, December 15, 2020, 5 pmLive on Teams Dia Art Foundation and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) are pleased to present a new, multipart co-commissioned work by Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme: May amnesia never kiss us on the mouth (2020– ). This evolving project, co-commissioned by Dia and MoMA, is presented as both an online project and a forthcoming physical exhibition. The online project launches with Postscript: after everything is extracted, a reflection on the act of mourning.  On December 15, Dia hosts a conversation with Abbas and Abou-Rahme and Dia curator Kelly Kivland that will focus on the project’s development over the past ten years.  RSVP and receive a Teams link here. About Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme Basel Abbas was born in Nicosia, Cyprus, in 1983. Ruanne Abou-Rahme was born in Boston in 1983. They have exhibited internationally, most recently at Proyectos Ultravioleta, Guatemala City, and Disjecta, Portland (all 2019). They have had additional solo exhibitions at, among others, Kunstverein Hamburg (2018); Alt Bomontiada, Istanbul (2017); Office for Contemporary Art, Oslo (2015); Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2014); Akademie der Künste der Welt, Cologne (2014); and Delfina Foundation, London (2009). In 2015 their work was included in the Sharjah Biennial, where they were awarded the Sharjah Biennial Prize. Abbas and Abou-Rahme both live in New York City and Ramallah.   About Artist Web Projects Through the Artist Web Projects, a series that was inaugurated in 1995 and remains the longest-running program of its kind in the United States, Dia commissions artists to create original projects for the internet. The series invites artists to realize projects that explore the aesthetic and conceptual potential of the medium. Dia’s archive of Artist Web Projects are available online here.  May amnesia never kiss us on the mouth is co-commissioned by Dia Art Foundation, New York, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.  May amnesia never kiss us on the mouth is made possible by support from the Khalid Shoman Foundation-Darat al Funun and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.  Dia Online FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Artist Web Project Launch Event
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17/12/2020 19:00 17/12/2020 00:00 Europe/London Conversation with Constance DeJong on Fantastic Prayers Moderated by Rebecca Cleman and Karen Kelly Event DetailsThursday, December 17, 2020, 7 pm Co-presented by Dia and Electronic Arts Intermix  On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Dia’s Artist Web Projects as well as the recent restoration of several of those works, Dia presents a series of conversations with artists who have participated in the program. This second event in the series gives focus to Fantastic Prayers (1995), Dia’s first Artist Web Project, by writer Constance DeJong, artist Tony Oursler, and musician/composer Stephen Vitiello.   The artist Barbara Bloom spoke with Dia curator Kelly Kivland for the first event in this series, which focused on Bloom’s Half Full — Half Empty (2008). (link to the talk)  For this event, DeJong shares scenes from the Fantastic Prayers CD, which was published in 2000. Rebecca Cleman, executive director of Electronic Arts Intermix, and Karen Kelly, former director of publications at Dia, where she worked on the original Fantastic Prayers project, moderate a conversation with the artist.   Rebecca Cleman is the executive director of Electronic Arts Intermix, New York City. She has programmed and curated numerous exhibitions and screenings exploring media art history, including Broadcasting: EAI at ICA with Alex Klein at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2018); Attack of the Packs! (Ghostbusters and early video collectives) for Metrograph, New York (2017); and Aesthetics of Analog for the Museum of Art and Design, New York (2012). Cleman has published writing on video art and cinema in BOMB, Brooklyn Rail, INDEX, Moving Image Source, and Screen Slate, among others.   Constance DeJong is an artist, performer, and writer. She produces fictional texts, language, and image-based work for prints, performance, theatre, audio, and video installations. She has permanent audio installations in Beacon, New York; London; and Seattle, and is a professor at Hunter College, New York City. DeJong lives in New York.   Karen Kelly is editor and copublisher of Dancing Foxes Press, New York, with Barbara Schröder. Founded in 2012, Dancing Foxes Press produces books with artists and writers such as Moyra Davey, Zoe Leonard, Nick Mauss, and Ulrike Müller, among others. From 1989 to 2011, Kelly directed the publication program and organized special projects at Dia Art Foundation. She previously held editorial positions at the literary journal Conjunctions and the art journal Parkett.  Dia Online FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Conversation with Constance DeJong on Fantastic Prayers Moderated by Rebecca Cleman and Karen Kelly

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Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Max Neuhaus

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Mel Bochner

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Michael Heizer

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Robert Ryman

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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