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

Leukos, 2005
Three-day outdoor installation at Lehman College Art Gallery

canvas, crayons, water containers, the artist and students

Installation view, Lehman College Art Gallery
White Chalice (Ennoia), 2004
Polypropylene, resin, fiverglass, water, projected video, sound
Lethe-Drawing River, 2005
Limited edition color print, silk, graphite, the artist
  Phelegethon-Milczenie, 2005
Limited edition color print: pre-war books, charcoal, the artist
 

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Checklist

Leukos, 2005
Installation: canvas, graphite, charcoals, crayons,
artist’s body, projected video
Video based on a three-day performance on
Lehman College campus with sound from
Rivers of Lamentation
by the artist, 2005
Courtesy of the artist

Rivers of Lamentation, 2005
Sound composition
Site-specific live performance at
the Lehman College Art Gallery and
in collaboration with Anthony Roth Costanzo,
opera vocalist
Courtesy of the artist

White Chalice (Ennoia), 2004
Sculpture: polypropylene, resin, fiberglass, water,
projected video, sound composition
Courtesy of Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal

Ennoia (Performing Water), 2003
Limited edition color print
Courtesy of Remy Toledo Gallery, New York and
Chelsea Art Museum, New York

Ennoia, 2002
Limited edition color print
Courtesy of Remy Toledo Gallery, New York and
Diapason Gallery, New York

Lethe Room, 2004
Sculpture: plaster, metal, wood, motor, paper, crayons,
artist’s body
Courtesy of Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal and
Remy Toledo Gallery, New York

Milk Series, 2001
Pencil, crayon, milk, cream, and hair-dye on books and
journals printed before 1945
Courtesy of Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal

Kordyan Series, 2005
Charcoal, pencil, and pages from Pisma by Juliusz Slowacki
on
rice paper
Courtesy of the artist and Remy Toledo Gallery, New York

Pandora’s Belly, 2000
Pencil, charcoal, tape on rice paper
Courtesy of Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal
Phlegethon-Milczenie, 2005
Limited edition color print
Courtesy of the artist and Remy Toledo Gallery, New York

Phlegethon-Milczenie, 2005
Sculpture: books printed before the Second World War,
pencil drawings on pre-war book pages, crayon drawing on
books, artist’s body
Courtesy of the artist

Skulenie, 2003
Charcoal on photographic backdrop paper
Courtesy of Remy Toledo Gallery, New York

Ennoia, 2002
Installation and performance documentation:
cast-concrete vessel, water, artist's body, video projection,.
Sound in collaboration with Stephen Vitiello
Courtesy of the artist and Diapason Gallery, New York

Elytron (dusza i cialo to tulko dwa skrzydla), 2003
Installation and performance documentation:
cast-concrete, water, theatrical makeup, artist's body,
photographic backdrop paper, video projection, sound
Courtesy of the artist and Chelsea Art Museum, New York

Drawing Room (Achea Rheon), 2003
Video based on an ephemeral installation and performance:
photographic backdrop paper, crayons, pencils,
found photographs, artist's body, children age 3-10
Sound in collaboration with Mathiew Griffin
Courtesy of the artist and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Drawing the City (Day One, Day Two), 2004
Video based on a two-day outdoor installation and performance:
canvas, water containers, crayons, brushes, paint, feathers, tree trunks,
umbrellas, artist's body, pedestrians, sound
collection of Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art,
Peekskill, New York

Lethe (Sky), 2004-2005
Video based on two performative actions filmed inside the Lethe
sculpture combined with aerials views of
Hudson River
Courtesy of the artist and Remy Toledo Gallery, New York

Phlegethon-Milczenie, 2005
Video based on several performative actions filmed inside
the sculpture from pre-war books in Potsdam, Berlin. Sound includes
fragments with vocalist Anthony Roth Costanzo
Courtesy of the artist and Inter-Galerie,
Potsdam, Germany

Loreley, 2005
Video based on installation and performance:
silk, horsehair, crayons, artist's body, teenage girls


Courtesy of the artist© Monika Weiss
Photos: Hermann Feldhaus