“Altered States” an exploration of the substances in society through science and art
The Kunstpalais presents in Erlangen (Germany), an international group exhibition called “Altered States. Substances in Contemporary Art” which features artists who approach the topic of substances in a variety of media.
Artists: Daniel García Andújar, Cassils, Rodney Graham, Sidsel Meineche Hansen, Carsten Höller, Joachim Koester, Mary Maggic, Joanna Rajkowska, Thomas Rentmeister, Marten Schech, Jeremy Shaw and Suzanne Trieste.
Read more about this fascinating exhibition about how ‘substances we consume become part of societal meaning.’
Through May 21st.
Dr. Stéphanie C. Jeanjean is an art historian and curator who received her MA from Bourgogne University, in France, and her PhD from the Graduate Center of CUNY, The City University of New York. Her recent work has addressed the relationship between the viewer and the screen and the institutionalization of video art and the projected image, and more specifically feminist militant video and Art Sociologique (from France in the 1970s), and more recent relational and new media contemporary art. She has spoken on these topics in various conferences in France, USA (CAA, SECAC), UK (Tate Britain), and South Korea (KAIST). She has published in journals (last in Afterall, London, summer 2011) and has curated screening of early French video at The Kitchen (NY, 2012) and Brecht Forum (Brooklyn, 2014). Her most recent publications are the reprint of her essay: “Disobedient Video in the 1970s: Video Production by Women’s Collectives” in Hilary Robinson ed., Feminism-Art-Theory (2015) and “Socio-Ecologico-Critico Intruders in the History of Early French Video” in François Bovier and Adeena Mey eds., Cinema in the Expanded Field (2016). She currently teaches Modern and Contemporary Art History at Pace University and New Jersey City University and is a Gallery Educator at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
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