A new series of talks at Sara Meltzer Gallery, organized by artist Doug Wada.
A select group of writers were invited to interview an artist of their choice.
Saturdays: October 4th, 18th, and 25th at 4pm.
Saturday, October 4th, 4pm:
Domenick Ammirati / Jmy Leary
Domenick Ammirati is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn, NY. He has contributed to Artforum, Bookforum, Index and Artext. He was the senior editor of Modern Painters magazine and has edited the monograph MEC for the artist Mary Ellen Carroll to be published in October by SteidlMACK.
Jmy/JM/Jm/Jbird/Jamm Leary is a dancer based in Brooklyn, NY. She has danced with Biba Bell, Felicia Ballos, Luciana Achugar, Mel Wong Dance Company, Merce Cunningham 2nd Company, Nancy Garcia, Nancy Meehan Dance Co., Dance by Neil Greenberg and Walter Dunderville. She most recently toured nationally with MGM Grand on the project New Gree.
Anne Ellegood / Terence Gower
Anne Ellegood is a curator at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington D.C. Her most recent projects include, The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality and the Moving Image and Amy Sillman, Third Person Singular. Her next project, Terence Gower, Public Spirit: The Hirshhorn Project, will open on November 5th, 2008.
Terence Gower is an artist based in New York and Mexico City. His most recent exhibitions include Ciudad Moderna at the Storefront for Art and Architecture, NY and Prácticas Públicas | Vidas Privadas at the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City.
Saturday, October 18th, 4pm:
Adrian Dannatt / Jay Batlle
Adrian Dannatt is a writer and curator based in New York and France. An author of US Holocaust Memorial Museum AID (Architecture in Detail) published by Phaidon, he is also a contributing editor for Lacanian Ink and an editor at large for Open City.
Jay Batlle is an artist based in Brooklyn, NY and Gascony, France. His most recent exhibitions include Not so Subtle Subtitle at Casey Kaplan Gallery, NY and Regional Delicacies: Alef’s Art Mezze, at XVA Gallery, Dubai.
Andrea Scott / Alix Pearlstein
Andrea Scott is currently the arts editor at The New Yorker. She has written extensively for the magazine as well as art reviews and features for Time Out New York and The New York Times.
Alix Pearlstein is an artist based in New York. Her most recent exhibitions include After the Fall, The Kitchen, NY, The King, the Mice and the Cheese, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Bakalar Gallery, Cambridge, MA and Arena, Salon 94, NY.
Saturday, October 25th, 4pm:
Martha Schwendener / TBA
Martha Schwendener is a freelance writer based in New York. She has contributed extensively for Artforum, The New Yorker, Time Out New York and The New York Times, and has a regular column for the Village Voice.
Katie Stone Sonnenborn / Jon Kessler
Katie Stone Sonnenborn is a freelance writer based in New York. She is a regular contributor to both Frieze magazine and Paper Monument, and is currently the Director of External Affairs at the Dia Art Foundation in New York.
Jon Kessler is an artist based in New York. He has shown extensively in both museum and galleries in the U.S. and Europe. His work has recently been exhibited at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Arndt and Partner, Berlin and the Drawing Center in New York.