Saturday, Jan 18, 2014 to Saturday, May 10, 2014: Antena @ BlafferAntena is a language justice and language experimentation collaborative founded in 2010 by Jen Hofer and John Pluecker, both of whom are writers, artists, literary translators, bookmakers and activist interpreters. From January 18 – May 10, 2014, Antena
Sunday, Jun 1, 2014 to Saturday, Sep 6, 2014: Candice Breitz: The WoodsThe Woods is a trilogy of video installations by renowned South African artist Candice Breitz that takes a close look at the world of child performers and the performance of childhood to probe the dreams and promises embedded in mainstream cinema.
Anton Ginzburg: At the Back of the North Wind
This book is based on an exhibition that was presented at the 54th Venice Biennale. The book traces Ginzburg’s artistic exploration of Hyperborea, the mythical region first described by the ancient Greek historian Herodotus as the land of the Golden Age, a place thought to exist in a state of pure bliss and eternal springtime despite its supposed location in the extreme north.
About the Reading Nook
The Blaffer Art Museum now hosts the Reading Nook in collaboration with the William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library. It is a companion reading space within the museum to complement exhibits. On a rotating basis, the museum features selected books which viewers are invited to read during visits. Books that complement the current exhibits are selected to provide museum visitors with a way to deepen their perspective of the exhibitions' concepts, philosophy, and aesthetics.The Reading Nook may contain recommendations by exhibition curators, museum and library staff, and exhibiting artists. The complete selections are featured here, and are categorized, so that you can easily find topics that match your interests.