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The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College (CCS Bard) Announces Footnotes
Works from the Marieluise Hessel Collection co-curated by the class of 2015 M.A. candidates
On view April 13– May 25, 2014
Opening reception on Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY, March 2014 - The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College (CCS Bard) presents the exhibition Footnotes opening on April 13, 2014. The artworks selected for Footnotes are housed in the CCS Bard Hessel Museum, but their representations, meanings, and contexts exceed their physical locality. This exhibition spatially contextualizes artworks by rethinking the relationship between title, text, and footnote.
Footnotes includes works byJanine Antoni, David Altmejd, Barbara Bloom, Moyra Davey, Keith Edmier, Olafur Eliasson, VALIE EXPORT, Saul Fletcher, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Mona Hatoum, Alfredo Jaar, An-My Lê, Paulo Nazareth, Gabriel Orozco, Pipilotti Rist, Martha Rosler, Daniela Rossell, Mika Rottenberg, Frances Stark, and Thomas Struth.
Often considered to be ancillary information to a main text, here the “footnote” serves as portal, escape hatch, link, or dead end. References to escape, fantasy, travel, and their residues explore themes of mobility and transposition.
While this exhibition presents the gallery wall as a facsimile of the written page, the footnoted information is not subsidiary to the primary text. In this model, the footnote transcends the boundaries below the text to reveal interwoven connections that at times allow the viewer to delve further into contexts of the work, or escape it altogether.
Co-curated by the class of 2015 M.A. candidates at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College: Xavier Acarin, Kathleen Ditzig, Amber Esseiva, Roxana Fabius, Lee Foley, Wang Jing, Elizabeth Larison, Robin Lynch, Park Myers, and Natalia Zuluaga.
Footnotes will be on view from April 13 - May 25, 2014, with the opening reception taking place on Sunday, April 13th from 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Student-curated exhibitions and projects at CCS Bard are made possible with support from the Rebecca and Martin Eisenberg Student Exhibition Fund; the Mitzi and Warren Eisenberg Family Foundation; the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Charitable Foundation; the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation; the Board of Governors of the Center for Curatorial Studies; and by the Center’s Patrons, Supporters, and Friends.
The CCS Bard Galleries and Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College are open Thursday through Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. All CCS Bard exhibitions and public programs are free and open to the public. Limited free seating is available on a chartered bus from New York City for the April 13 opening. Reservations are required; call +1 845-758-7598 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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This event was last updated on 04-02-2014