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2019 Core Exhibition
March 21–April 25, 2019
Leslie and Brad Bucher Gallery & Levant Foundation Gallery, Glassell School of Art
• Opening Reception: Thursday, March 21, 6 p.m.
Featuring “Untitled (Banshee),” a performance piece by leo
• Performance Essay: Friday, March 22, 7 p.m.
“dique y que,” by Devin Kenny
Favrot Auditorium, Glassell School of Art
• Closing Reception: Thursday, April 25, 5 p.m.
Leslie and Brad Bucher Gallery & Levant Foundation Gallery
• Film Screening: Thursday, April 25, 7 p.m.
Work by the 2018–19 Core residents
Brown Auditorium Theater, Law Building, MFAH
Core Program lectures are open to the public. Admission is free.
All lectures take place in the Favrot Auditorium at the Glassell School of Art.
Thursday, October 18, 7 p.m.
Speaker: Kelly Sears, artist and filmmaker
Thursday, October 25, 7 p.m.
Speaker: Kaja Silverman, professor of art history, University of Pennsylvania
Saturday, December 8, 2 p.m.
Speakers: Gerard Byrne, artist; and Lytle Shaw, writer
Thursday, January 31, 7 p.m.
Speaker: Nora Khan, professor, digital and media, Rhode Island School of Design
Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m.
Speaker: J.P. Sniadecki, filmmaker and anthropologist
Thursday, April 18, 7 p.m.
Speaker: Stephanie Syjuco, assistant professor in sculpture, University of California at Berkeley
Saturday, April 27, 2 p.m.
Speaker: Hamza Walker, executive director, LAXART
Tuesday, April 30, 7 p.m.
Speaker: artist Sharon Hayes
Gerard Byrne: In Our Time
December 7, 2018–February 17, 2019
Leslie and Brad Bucher Gallery, Glassell School of Art
Dublin-based artist Gerard Byrne (born 1969) works in photography, film, theater, and multi-screen installation. Visually rich and intellectually complex, his art examines the slippage between time and the act of image creation.
In Our Time, commissioned for the 2017 edition of Skulptur Projekte Münster, includes a film depicting a commercial radio broadcast that appears to date from the mid-1970s. A DJ spins LPs, announces the news and the weather, and fields call-in requests. Meanwhile, musicians enter and exit a rehearsal studio in front of the radio control room, casually conversing as they strum a few chords. The conjunction of virtual time (announced by the DJ) and real time (the actual time of day) connect the present to the historical period depicted in the film.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday | 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday | 12:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.