Here Name: Kevin Beasley Born: 1985, Lynchburg, Virginia Art:
Self-identify: Black Video: Here
Current Exhibition: Casey Kaplan gallery Education:
BFA: College for Creative Studies
Founded(clothing, resin, foam)
Name: Thomas Hirschhorn Identity: Swiss artist in Paris Education: Kunstgewerbeschule Zürich
Working with big space
Use of public space: exhibition in "public space" such as urban settings, sidewalks...
Transform gallery into caves.
Art to transform others: “I want to use art as a tool to establish a contact with the Other - this is a necessity - and I am convinced that the only possible contact with the Other happens “One to One”, as equal.”
City Housing Project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5yyegM2u88&t=335s&ab_channel=Art21
participatory sculpture at the Forest Houses complex in the Bronx, New York
8 weeks, every-week: organize discussion, talks, building with people
Engage with ordinary people: neighborhood children (not just for art collector, museums, critics)
Ruins Making: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5Qw2plE_ZQ&ab_channel=SouthLondonGallery
Different kinds of ruins: destruction, war, corruption, natural disasters.
tape from ground to top (take, cardboard, paint, pictures)
There is no absolute failure, no perfect, there exists only "in between"
Quote: "Destruction is difficult. It is as difficult as creation." (thinking about revolution, destruction for building something new) difficult to create ruin in artistical way
Understanding of sculpture: To use the space completely in harmony with the space
Pixel Collage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGYWu8foyos&ab_channel=LouisianaChannel
pixel opens abstract space that open for images
media: pixelized, gain of authenticity. No information. The degrees of abstraction. Don't hide the worst part, but use it as abstraction.
Open to interpretation by lack of information.
like stupidity of collage (glue together, life as collage)
Giant unrealistic scupture
Conceptual fillmaker, curator Race, gender, shared ideas, African dispersal work
So... I don't follow tradition without prove that the tradition would be beneficial. Like how college don't teach you why grades are important before letting you to get your grade. I
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