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Wednesday 14 March 2007
7 pm

Location One's Heather Wagner in conversation with artist Christoph Draeger. They will discuss a new performance/installation piece for the exhibition "Une Question de Génération" at the Musée d'Art Contemporain in Lyon, France. The piece is a re-enactment of rock band The Who's legendary Monterey Pop Festival performance of "My Generation", replete with guitar smashing and stage destruction. Other works by Draeger will be discussed.

Disaster and violence are Draeger's subjects. In the 1990s he visited the sites of plane crashes, explosions and tornados and constructed detailed models of the scenes, which he photographed or painted.

Hiroshima, Lockerbie, the World Trade Center: pictures of these catastrophes have stamped themselves indelibly on our consciousness. We feel we know such disasters intimately, because the media presents them to us in such an extensive and immediate way. Yet CHRISTOPH DRAEGER reveals how contrived our perceptions of an apparently instantaneous and uncontrolled reality are.

Terribly Beautiful by Annika von Taube in Sleek, Spring 2006

This event is FREE and is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs


... in the Main Gallery through March 31st (tues-sat 12-6 pm)

International Residency Program Exhibition

The first of two annual exhibitions showcasing new work developed during their residencies by artists participating in the International Residency Program. more on our website

Natalie Bewernitz & Marek Goldowski - Germany
Teresa Henriques - Portugal
Agnieszka Kalinowska - Poland
Nina Katchadourian - U.S.A.
Rie Kawakami - Japan
Alessandro Nassiri - Italy
Kaori Tazoe - Japan
Virginie Yassef - France

photo: Alessandro Nassiri

We are please to announces a three-part lecture program aimed at opening a meaningful discussion about the condition of TRUTH in CONTEMPORARY ART.

April 11
Critic and art historian Marcia E. Vetrocq will lay out some of the issues in a talk titled
“Where the Truth Lies: On Veracity, Conscience, and Subjectivity in Recent Art"

April 19
Martha Rosler
April 24
Wayne Gonzales
will address the issue from the perspective of their own practices as artists.

The program has been conceived in conjunction with an exhibition of work by Martha Rosler, which will be presented at Location One April 12-May 25. All lectures will begin at 7 pm
This lecture series has received special support from ETC, The Experimental Television Center, whose Presentation Funds program is supported by the New York State Council on the Arts.

check out Limbo Hog
Location One's new blog and the textual companion to the artist interview series *IMHO*. Updated daily-ish it will feature artist interviews, essays, songs, poems, videos and other texttypings.

Upcoming interviews with Cal Clements, Jason Van Anden, Christoph Draeger, Yuichiro Nishizawa, and others...

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LOCATION ONE is a not-for-profit organization devoted to convergence between visual, performing and digital arts in a time of rapidly changing technology  . We invite artists from different disciplines and from different countries to work in our studios. We ask them to experiment with the new technologies of artistic creation, interaction and delivery. We urge them to collaborate in creating new works and give them virtual Internet spaces and physical gallery space to exhibit the results. Our goals are to foster the creation of new work, new forms of expression, and new capabilities in artists, and to advance new awareness in all those we reach.