JICHIKU 02

Talk program [In a Grove] Alfredo JAAR “IT IS DIFFICULT”

2017.4.23 (Sun.)

Information

Period :
2017.4.23 (Sun.)
13:00-14:30
Venue :
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Project Room

Language:
English / Japanese
Participation Method:
from 10:00 on April 10 (Mon.) at the JICHIKU Official Website (jichiku.com)
Admission:
500 yen (with 1 drink)
For More Information:
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Phone: +81-76-220-2801 / Curatorial Section

About

This talk program will provide an opportunity to reconsider the artist’s public interventions around the world in light of current events and explore the potential of art as a transformative force.

Profile

Alfredo JAAR

Alfredo Jaar is an artist, architect, and filmmaker considered as one of the most uncompromising, compelling, and innovative artists working today. His work has been shown extensively around the world. He has participated in the Biennales of Venice (1986, 2007, 2009, 2013), São Paulo (1985, 1987, 2010), Gwangju (1995, 2000) as well as Documenta in Kassel (1987, 2002).
Important individual exhibitions include The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, Whitechapel, London, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, as well as MACRO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Nationalgalerie, Berlin and KIASMA, Helsinki.
His work can be found in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Tate, London, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Reina Sofia, Madrid, GAM Galeria Arte Nazionale, Torino, MAXXI, Rome and countless other public and private collections around the world.
He has realized more than sixty public interventions around the world and more than fifty monographic publications have been published about his work.
Alfredo Jaar lives and works in New York. In Japan he is represented by Kenji
Taki Gallery, Tokyo and Nagoya.

Images

    ALFREDO JAAR, THE GEOMETRY OF CONSCIENCE, 2019

    ALFREDO JAAR, SHADOWS, 2014

    ALFREDO JAAR, THE CLOUD, 2015

Organizers

Organized by:
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (Kanazawa Art Promotion and Development Foundation)
Cooperation:
Global Art Practice, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts