Laura Hoffmann

Dara Friedman

Dara Friedman talks about her work at the Prez Art Museum Miami

December 2017

Over the past decade, Dara Friedman has asked large casts of participants to respond to simple ideas or thoughts, eliciting, in turn, raw emotion and chance developments within controlled situations. On the occasion of her survey at the Pérez… READ ON

500 WORDS

Suzanne McClelland

Suzanne McClelland on her exhibition at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

August 2017

Suzanne McClelland’s exhibition “Just Left Feel Right” at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut, is a survey that includes some of the artist’s recent forays into unfamiliar territory. Here, she discusses her glass … READ ON

500 WORDS

Raymond Depardon

Raymond Depardon talks about “Correspondance New-Yorkaise

June 2017

Acclaimed French photographer and documentarist Raymond Depardon revisits his photographic series “Correspondance New-Yorkaise,” 1981, which occasioned a turning point in his career and a shift from photojournalism to an approach that blended… READ ON

500 WORDS

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker speaks about Work/Travail/Arbeid at MoMA

March 2017

Choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker has staged dance in museums before, including at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2011 and the Tate Modern’s Tanks in London in 2012. With Work/Travail/Arbeid, 2015, which premiered at the Wiels… READ ON

500 WORDS

Peter Nadin

Peter Nadin discusses his new film and shows in Cuba

February 2017

British artist Peter Nadin arrived in New York in the late 1970s as a painter, and he then went on to undertake a series of key conceptual collaborations with other artists, including the Offices of Fend, Fitzgibbon, Holzer, Nadin, Prince, … READ ON

500 WORDS

Francis Als

Francis Als on his embedment with the Kurdish Army in Mosul

February 2017

Following an invitation from the Ruya Foundation, artist Francis Alÿs spent nine days in October and November 2016 embedded with the Kurdish Army, or Peshmerga, on the Mosul front line during their campaign to liberate the second-largest city… READ ON

500 WORDS

Moyra Davey

Moyra Davey talks about her new video Hemlock Forest

October 2016

A sequel to her acclaimed 2011 video Les Goddesses, Moyra Davey’s new video Hemlock Forest, 2016, weaves together references to Mary Wollstonecraft, Chantal Akerman, and Karl Ove Knausgaard along with her own family stories. The forty-two-minute… READ ON

500 WORDS

Donnacha Dennehy

Donnacha Dennehy talks about his opera The Hunger

September 2016

Irish composer Donnacha Dennehy teaches at Princeton University and is the founder of the Dublin-based Crash Ensemble. Here, he speaks about his latest opera, The Hunger, which was commissioned by Alarm Will Sound and coproduced by Opera … READ ON

500 WORDS

Martin Creed

Martin Creed talks about his exhibition at the Park Avenue Armory in New York

June 2016

A large-scale expression of his ongoing interests in play, rhythm, and scale, Martin Creed’s exhibition “The Back Door” will be on view at the Park Avenue Armory in New York through August 7, 2016. His largest survey in the US to date, it … READ ON

500 WORDS

Simon Leung

Simon Leung discusses War After War

May 2016

Artist Simon Leung here speaks about War After War, 2011, his video portrait of writer and translator Warren Niesłuchowski. The ninety-minute video unravels Niesłuchowski as a perpetual guest, a nomad without a home, while exploring notions… READ ON

500 WORDS