American Ledger No. 1 is a narrative score for performance, telling the creation story of the founding of the United States of America. In chronological descending order, moments of contact, enactment of laws, events of violence, the building of cities, and erasure of land and worldview are mediated through graphic notation, and realized by sustaining and percussive instruments, coins, axe and wood, a police whistle, and a match.
Over the next few weeks, the VW team is looking back and highlighting some of our favorite pieces.
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The exhibit suggests a way forward from grief and loss through the literal paths she paints, into the whispering, resilient landscapes that surround us.
At this stage of the march one must interrupt the calculations and begin again at zero
A wholly artificial environment satirizes our superficial world.
For the artist’s first solo exhibition in Portland, she creates a new site-specific installation that transforms Yale Union’s gallery space into a Feast of Light and Shadows.
Discover a site-specific, GPS-enabled musical installation with new music by Kronos Quartet in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.
‘Seeing Sound’ is a series of exhibitions that explores sound as a material and dynamic branch of contemporary art practices.
Carnation Contemporary is pleased to present Pangea, a solo show featuring recent work by Hannah Newman. Pangea releases a stream of potential energy from language and inanimate objects, sending resources and bodies into intersecting orbits.