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Dread Scott

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The password for this video is: grantREVIEW Dread Scott: Decision, 2012, performance, duration 75 minutes, video excerpt 3 minutes Dread Scott: Decision is a performance that looked at American democracy’s foundation in slavery. It was a visceral exploration. Nude Black performers were corralled by live German Shepherd dogs while Scott read the text of the […]

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Revolutionary Archive Opening

Exhibition Opening Revolutionary Archive will be exhibited at: San Jose State University Natalie & James Thompson Gallery Revolutionary Archive Opening Tuesday, March 6, 6pm On view March 6 – April 6, 2012 School of Art and Design (Art Building, First floor) 1 Washington Square This project is a set of paintings that draws on vintage […]

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Upcoming Exhibitions

I have work in a two shows opening in New York this month. Cristin Tierney 546 West 29th Street Opening: Friday, January 6, 6-8pm. January 6th through February 4th, 2012 Redux I will be showing Burning the US Constitution. It is the first time this work will be shown. Redux brings together artists Matt Calderwood, […]

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Article about Occupy Wall Street exhibition

Occupy Wall Street has brought a much welcomed breath of fresh air. Kyle Goen and I have created a set of screen prints where we connect some of the aspirations of OWS and some of its roots in the Arab Spring and occupations in Europe.  An urgent show that presents responses to Occupy Wall Street […]

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New interviews and exhibit

There are two new interviews with me and my work is in a group show in Brooklyn.  Interview number 1 was done by NYFA (the New York Foundation on the Arts).  It is part of their ongoing series The Artists Life.  Past interviews include Vito Acconci, Kate Gilmore and Kalup Linzy.  In my interviews you’ll […]

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Recent articles & interviews

  Liberator magazine, an on and offline magazine, and Hyperallergic, a cutting edge art blog, have each recently published articles about my work.  Each article contains interviews with me in addition to writing by the articles authors.  The Hyperallergic article discusses Flags are Very Popular These Days, a new project of mine.

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International Slavery Museum Lecture

Liverpool, UK International Slavery Museum August 23, 2011, 3pm I’m honored to be invited to Liverpool to be on a panel for Global Slavery Remembrance Day. I will present and discuss some of my art that looks at America as experienced by the descendents of enslaved people. I will also present art that imagines a […]

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Exhibition, New York

New York, New York Abrons Art Center March 6, 2011—April 16, 2011 The Days of this Society are Numbered Inspired by a famous statement by French thinker Guy Debord, proclaiming that THE DAYS OF THIS SOCIETY ARE NUMBERED, this exhibition plays with the notion that at the beginning of the XXI century one is experiencing […]

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Exhibition, Sarasota FL

Sarasota, Florida Ringling College of Art & Design February 25, 2011—April 2, 2011 Rhythm and Structure: Mathematics, Art and Poetic Reflections A compilation of 10 two-person exhibitions exploring the connections between math-based art, music, poetry and contemporary society originally curated by mathematician/artist John Sims for the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City. The series […]

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USA Projects supports Revolutionary Archive

United States Artist foundation is supporting my new project Revolutionary Archive by including me in their new online community USA Projects, developed to support nationally acclaimed artists. Revolutionary Archive is a suite of paintings that utilize and transform vintage photographs from the Paris Commune, the Russian Revolution and the Chinese Revolution. This period (1871-1976) profoundly […]

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Video of It’s Right to Rebel

It’s Right to Rebel, my show at Hofstra University (info below), is closing Monday, November 1.  So I’m enticing you to go see it before it closes by posting a 2 minute video of me walking through the show and discussing some of the works.  And if you aren’t in the area, this is a […]

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News

UPCOMING SEPTEMBER Hempsted, New York (Long Island) September 22, 2010 – November 1, 2010 It’s Right to Rebel Solo exhibition at Hofstra University. Opening reception: September 29 2:00 pm It’s Right to Rebel includes paintings, videos and prints.  Most of the work is new has never been exhibited before.  Five paintings transform archival photographs from […]

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