Monika Weiss: Five Rivers
Installation, drawing, performance,
video and sound

September 6 – December 16, 2005

Introduction

Checklist

Time Being / by Guy Brett

Drawing on Syncope: The Performativity of Rapture in the Art of Monika Weiss / by James D. Campbell

Your trap shall be your shelter: the hidden desires and public appearances of Monika Weiss / by Aneta Szylak

Aletheia / by Meena Alexander

 

White Chalice (Ennoia), 2004 - 2005 (left image)
Sculptural installation: polypropylene, rubber latex, water, projected video, sound

Phlegethon-Miczenie, 2005 (right image from photograph)
Still from video. Limited edition DVD,
1
4 minutes, color, sound. Installation and performance:
Books, drawings, crayons, pencils, artist's body, projected video, sound.

New York-based Polish artist Monika Weiss creates environments that explore the body as an integral component of the work of art, at once a physical presence, a cultural signifier, and a metaphysical essence. Installed in the Edith Altschul Lehman wing of the Lehman College Art Gallery, Monika Weiss: Five Rivers will provide a survey of major works—performance, video, sound, installation, drawing and photography—created over the last six years. The exhibition will feature new site-specific projects with live indoor and outdoor performances, sculptural installations, documentation of earlier works, and a selection of video, drawings and photography.
This exhibition has been organized by Susan Hoeltzel.

A catalogue with essays by Guy Brett, James D. Campbell, and Aneta Szylak will be published in conjunction with the exhibition.
This exhibition has been made possible with the support of the Remy Toledo Gallery, New York, the Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal, Experimental Intermedia Foundation and special thanks to Brendan Atkinson.
This exhibition is funded in part by the New York State Council on the Arts


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