Alix Pearlstein, Tony Labat, Tad Savinar at ACAC

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (ACAC) announces the opening of its winter exhibitions on Fri., Jan. 11, 2013 at 7 p.m. These exhibitions were organized to highlight significant aspects of ACAC’s programmatic mission – to help in the creation of ambitious new works and to reveal connections between existing art and artists. All three exhibiting artists will attend the opening. In “The Dark Pavement,” New York-based artist Alix Pearlstein utilizes aspects of ACAC’s architecture and surrounding environment – gallery spaces and lobby area, the derelict Bankhead Highway bridge and adjacent parking lots, and a rarely-seen basement. Working with actors from the … Continue reading Alix Pearlstein, Tony Labat, Tad Savinar at ACAC

“Shadow Puppets” at GSU Welch

“Shadow Puppets: Traces of New Documentary Practices,” curated by Jill Frank and Stephanie Dowda January 14 – February 8 The Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design Galleries and the Center for Collaborative and International Arts (CENCIA) are pleased to present Shadow Puppets: Traces of New Documentary Practices from January 14 through February 8, 2013. A closing reception on Thursday, February 7, 7-9 p.m., is free and open to the public. The exhibit Shadow Puppets: Traces of New Documentary Practices, features photographic and video works that explore the authority of the document and productively exploit lens-based media’s ability to … Continue reading “Shadow Puppets” at GSU Welch

Laurel Nakadate at ACAC

The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (ACAC) announces the opening of Laurel Nakadate: Photographs, Videos & Performances, an exhibition focusing on the artist’s works which explore themes of voyeurism, loneliness, power, and desire. Many of these were featured in “Only The Lonely,” Nakadate’s ten-year retrospective at MoMA PS1 in 2011. This exhibition is the first time in the past several years that the entirety of ACAC’s gallery spaces will be used to present the work of one artist. Timed to occur during Atlanta Celebrates Photography, this survey of Nakadate’s emotional and unsettling art will provide audiences with imagery and narrative structures … Continue reading Laurel Nakadate at ACAC

Jason Kofke and Chris Chambers, “The Ends”

“The Ends” is a collaborative exhibition of new work by Jason Kofke and Chris Chambers, at Beep Beep Gallery in Atlanta through April 28, 2012. Kofke talks about the show and its intention to “decipher potential teleological ends of the modern past.” Also, there’s a car in the gallery. Also available on: Vimeo – iTunes – Blip.tv Continue reading Jason Kofke and Chris Chambers, “The Ends”

James O’Donnell at GSU Welch

The Welch School of Art & Design Gallery at Georgia State University presents “Where do we go from here?” a video installation by James O’Donnell on view March 5 – 9 2012. “Where do we go from here?” is a video installation by Atlanta-based multimedia artist James O’Donnell using footage collected on Cumberland Island and inspired in part by Ann Morrow Lindbergh’s book Gift from the Sea, which extolls the virtues of solitude, simplicity, and spiritual healing, with a bit of art history thrown in for good measure. Ocean imagery unifies the installation just as it connects Lindbergh’s book to … Continue reading James O’Donnell at GSU Welch