LOCATION ONE: art - talk - technology - music
Rob Kennedy


Thursday, June 19
opening 6-8 pm

on view through Saturday June 26th - Tues-Sat 12-6pm

JEAN SHIN

And we move

Conceived as a site-specific installation, And we move continues Jean Shin’s investigation into the nature of music and its production. The installation utilizes the display of clothing, a video projection on fabric, unwound audio tape, embroidery, and compositional scores on prints, to explore how music is visualized and expressed through movement of the body, and how sound can be imprinted onto a surface. The result is the creation of a multimedia installation. The title And we move refers to the phrase iterated by the conductor as he begins to work with the musicians and evokes the dynamic relationship between them. It also refers to the way in which music moves its listeners. more >>

RASHAAD NEWSOME

Compositions

Have pop culture and globalization co-opted the wonderfully expressive gestures of the black America female?  This is the question that Newsome explores in video and photography in Shade Compositions, one of two new works on view in the Project Room 

In the second work, Untitled (study for banji cunt), Newsome brings choreography for the first time into his expressive repertoire, working with one of New York’s top vogue dancers, Shayne Oliver (video loop, 8 min. and 10 photographs). more >>

In conjunction with the exhibition there will be a live performance of Shade Compositions on Tuesday June 24th at 7 PM in Location One’s Performance Space (20 Greene Street).

 


A Brooklyn-based artist, Jean Shin has exhibited widely in the U.S. and abroad. Recently awarded a GSA Art in Architecture commission, she is working on a permanent large-scale work in the lobby of the Fallon Federal Building in Baltimore, Maryland. Exhibitions include the Museum of Modern Art, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Asia Society, Brooklyn Museum, Sculpture Center, Fabric Workshop, Socrates Sculpture Park, PKM Gallery (Beijing), Ssamzie Space (Seoul), Frederieke Taylor Gallery, and Galerie Eric Dupont (Paris). http://www.jeanshin.com

Jean Shin’s residency at Location One is supported by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

Thanks to Solo Impression Inc. for producing the digital prints for this exhibition, to Richard Lanier, Joseph W. Polisi, George Stelluto and the Julliard School of Music for their invaluable help.


Born in New Orleans, Rashaad Newsome received a B.A. in Art History from Tulane University before studying at Film Video Arts in New York. He has been awarded several residencies including one at Entreprise Culturelle in Paris. Most recently his work has been shown at  K.U.E.L., Berlin; Glassbox Gallery, Paris; Rush Arts Gallery, NYC; Fondation Cartier, Paris; The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans. www.rashaadnewsome.com

Rashaad's residency at Location One is supported by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

Thanks to OAK (www.oaknyc.com) for generously lending clothing for the performance.

SAVE THE DATE
Tuesday June 24th
RASHAAD NEWSOME - Compositions
live performance
more info >>

Wednesday June 25th
ROB KENNEDY - I Relish Your Balderdash
a screening/talk/reading in the performance space at 20 Greene Street
more info >>

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LOCATION ONE is a not-for-profit art center devoted to fostering new forms of creative expression and cultural exchange, and expanding the capabilities of our artists. We invite artists from different countries, working in a variety of mediums, to experiment with diverse means of expression/technology and engage with audiences through exhibitions and public programs.