Friend’ talk and screening “Starlite” at Emily Harvey Foundation: July 30th, 2016

Doors open at 2:30pm,
2:50pm, introduction from Alaina Claire Feldman
3:00pm, Screening “Starlite”
4:00pm, Talk; Frances Scholz, Mark von Schlegell and Dan Graham, and moderator; Alaina Claire Feldman

Emily Harvey Foundation: 537 Broadway, (west side of Broadway, near Spring Street, on 2nd Floor)
Phone/fax:+1 212-219-7625
http://www.emilyharveyfoundation.org/index.html
starlite
Before you become an interesting individual, you need many good friends in your life.

In my opinion the most impressive art scene was a group of artists and friends centered around the gallery, 47 Canal. They started at a building located at 179 Canal; they were all artist tenants and friends. Many wonderful shows were thrown at this building before the group moved. When they moved to the new location, it was the ideal space for an artists’ gallery. Again, the gallery owner and the artists were all friends. Now, 47 Canal is one of the most interesting figures of the New York art scene. They were able to make it due to their strong friendships.

I know another interesting group of artists who live in Köln, Frances Scholz and Mark von Schlegell. They occasionally come to New York to converse with Dan Graham. Also Dan occasionally visits Köln. Their conversations are fragmentary but continued.

France’s paintings are dynamic and organic and have a very human touch. At the same time, her intention is very deliberate, and her work often shows the amazing power of nature. Mark is a science fiction writer who includes sexuality in his novels. Young Dan wished to be a writer once but he is an artist now. His passion for reading keeps him connected with Mark. These three artists love and respect each other and are all interesting individuals. Frances made a film based on Mark’s story, “Starlite” (2010-2012), The writing and filming took place simultaneously, the processes mutually-influencing one another.

The screening of the film will be followed by a conversation with the couple, and Dan will offer his edgy opinion.

Science fiction enthusiast, Alaina Claire Feldman, will moderate the talk.

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Frances Scholz is based in Köln, Germany. She has been professor of painting at the Braunschweig University of Art since 2002. Her work is represented by: Tif Sigfrids, Los Angeles, Sprüth Magers Berlin and London.

Mark von Schlegell is an art writer and science fiction novelist based in Köln, Germany. He teaches writing at Städelschule in Frankfurt.

Dan Graham is an artist and writer, lives in New York and works worldwide.

Alaina Claire Feldman is a curator and writer, and Director of Exhibitions at Independent Curators International (ICI). She lives and works in NY.

A Talk at The Emily Harvey Foundation -In conjunction with 3A Gallery
-July 20th, 2016.

Doors open at 6pm, presentation begins at 6:30pm
The Emily Harvey Foundation
http://www.emilyharveyfoundation.org/index.html
537 Broadway, ( west side of Broadway, near Spring Street, on 2nd Floor)
Phone/Fax: +1 212-925-7651

-MET Rooftop to WUNDERLUST/WANDERKAMMER at 3A Gallery and more!

Dan Graham (Artist), Günther Vogt (Director, Vogt Landscape Architects), David Seiter (Principal/Design Director, Future Green Studio)
Moderator: Miguel Angel Baltierra (Architect)

Dan Graham and Günther Vogt were aware of and admired each other’s work for approximately 10 years. Their first collaboration work was the Novartis Campus Park in Basel, Switzerland in 2005. The MET Rooftop installation in 2014 was their second collaboration. For Vogt, the MET Rooftop was his smallest project. And then, Günther Vogt challenged himself to make a much smaller project at 3A Gallery; WUNDERLUST/WANDERKAMMER (March 4th , 2016 to May 29th, 2016) was equally successful!
David Seiter’s firm, Future Green Studio, installed both the MET Rooftop installation and the WUNDERLUST/WANDERKAMMER at 3A Gallery. Future Green Studio is now installing Vogt’s most recent project in New York at the MET Breuer.
Miguel Angel Baltierra, Archtect and host of the AIANY Oculus Podcast series, will moderate a discussion with these creatively important figures regarding their collaborative experiences, love for art, landscape architecture, and friendship.

Günther Vogt Bio:

Visiting Professor at Harvard University during Fall Semester 2012
Awarded the Sweiss Grand Award for Art / Prix Meret Oppenheim in 2012
Opened VOGT Case Studio in 2010
Director of the Network City and Landscape (NSL) at the ETH from 2007 to 2011
Professor for Landscape Architecture at the Swiss Federal Institution of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Department of Architecture since 2005

Dan Graham bio:
Dan Graham lives and works in New York. He has an upcoming solo exhibition at The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (2016). Recent solo exhibitions include ETH Zurich, Zurich (2015); Greene Naftali, New York (2014); The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2014); Le Consortium, Dijon (2011); Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2009); Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2009); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2009); and Portikus, Frankfurt am Main (2009).
His work is in the collections of The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; MOCA | The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; Rennie Collection at Wing Sang, Vancouver; Tate Collection, London; National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh; Generali Foundation, Vienna; Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21), Vienna; Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg; Friedrich Christian Flick Collection at the Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin; Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf; Centre Pompidou – Musée national d’art modern, Paris; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; and Moderna Museet, Stockholm.

David Seiter Bio:
David Seiter is design director and founding principal of Future Green Studio – a design build firm specializing in landscape urbanism and ecology. David’s portfolio encompasses award-winning private and public-use projects. His work has been featured in numerous publications including Landscape Architecture Magazine, Architectural Digest, Urban Omnibus, and The Architect’s Newspaper.
David is author of the book SUP: Weeds in NYC – a book about the overlooked ecological value of weeds in the urban landscape. Additionally he founded the website spontaneousurbanplants.org which won a 2015 National Honor Award in Research from the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Miguel Angel Baltierra Bio:

Miguel Angel Baltierra, LEED AP BD+C, PMP, Associate AIA, is an architect and urban designer. He has engaged a vast spectrum of large scale sustainable planning projects ranging from airport master and site planning to arts led urban renewal. The adaptive reuse of historic buildings for community, arts, housing, and institutional facilities encompasses Miguel’s expertise.

He has participated in community planning initiatives throughout his career. Since February of 1995 he collaborated with the Taller Boricua / The Puerto Rican Workshop, Inc. to establish the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center and the Cultural Corridor of East Harlem: a master plan for arts led urban revitalization and capacity building:

Miguel has written extensively on emerging sustainable design and resiliency strategies for cities, communities, and architecture. He hosts the monthly Oculus Podcast Series for the American Institute of Architect’s New York Chapter. His work is included in the Smithsonian Institute’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum Latino Design Archives. Miguel attended the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and California State Polytechnic University at Pomona.

 

 

 

 

‘WORLD PEACE
A Talk at The Emily Harvey Foundation -In conjunction with 3A Gallery
-July 20th, 2016.
Doors open at 6pm, presentation begins at 6:30pm
HAPPENS ONE HEART AT A TIME’

PAUL MCMAHON
PERFORMANCE OF ORIGINAL SONGS
Tuesday, December 22nd, 6-8pm

In conjunction with Paul McMahon’s exhibition Me, on view through January 10, 2016

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