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Post Ox-Bow: Siteless


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Post Ox-Bow: Siteless

The Naxal Belt in partnership with the Art Institute of Chicago Ox-Bow Residency is pleased to reunite Fall 2010 artist residents of Ox-Bow for Post Ox-Bow: Siteless as part of the Arts in Bushwick BETA Spaces Festival. The unique container of Ox-Bow allowed these artists an openness to a radical intervention into their thinking about art-making, where practices re-form, re-capitulate, breakdown and collide. Revisiting the historical de-monumentalization of sculpture from mimesis and representation to Krauss’ “expanded field,” these sculptors work in varying configurations of materials, process, and time; exploiting, elongating, reconfiguring and re-activating the instabilities inherent in the art object.

Jared Buckhiester’s haunting glacial sculptures of the “forgotten people”, simultaneously pristine and grotesque, roil with a subterranean barely contained perversity. Kazumi Shiho’s work exemplifies a palpable apprehension of site, scale, spatial intervention, and the political inscription of post-industrial materials. Gyun Hur inserts performative interventions into rapidly dissolving installations comprised of cut, reassembled and recomposed materials, evoking both the elegiacal and the ritualistic. Ting Ying Han’s perpetual nomadism refracts itself into non-sites, non-buildings, and non-places existing at the interstice of transit, displacement, and sitelessness.

Performance: 6:30PM Gyun Hur
Artists Talk: 7PM Jared Buckhiester, Gyun Hur, and TingYing Han in conversation with Andrea Liu

Jared Buckhiester received his BFA from Pratt in 1999 and is a MFA candidate at Bard. His work has been exhibited at Yueba Center for the Arts, Paul Kasmin Gallery, Jack Connelly Presents, Rare, Galerie du jour Agnes B (Paris), Thomas Rehblen Galerie, Envoy, and in the queer artist publication They Shoot Homos Don’t They. He is represented by Envoy Gallery in New York and Thomas Rehblen Galerie in Cologne.

Kazumi Shiho’s work has been exhibited at ZAIM Artspace (Yokohama), Fordham University Center Gallery, Jay Jay Gallery, Tokyo National University Arts Gallery, and the Hungarian Multicultural Center. She has completed artist residencies at Skowhegan, Contemporary Arts Center at Troy, Hungarian Multicultural Center and Ox-Bow. She received her MFA from Stanford in 2009.

Gyun Hur’s installations and performances have been exhibited at Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Mattress Factory, Get This! Gallery, and in A Social Studes Project by Carrie Mae Weems. She has completed artist residencies at Vermont Studio Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Elizabeth Foundation, Ox-Bow, was a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Scholarship, and a finalist in the Hudgens Prize Competition, juried by Eungie Joo and Sylvie Fortin.

Ting Ying Han is an Atlanta-based artist whose works spans video, installation, sculpture, and performance. Her work has been exhibited at Spruill Gallery and Woman Made Gallery. She has completed artist residencies at Vermont Studio Center and Ox-Bow and was recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Scholarship.

Curated by Andrea Liu.

Above artists and curator were all Fall 2010 artist residents at Ox-Bow. An inimitable microcosmic creative community over 100 years old, Ox-Bow is an artist residency and summer school of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Its campus sprawls over 115 acres of pristine forests, sand dunes, a lagoon, and historic buildings. For more information visit www.ox-bow.org/connect/events/.

Participating Artists

  • Jared Buckhiester
  • Kazumi Shiho
  • Gyun Hur
  • Ting Ying Han

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