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04 May 2017

Critical Walk-Through: Marina Zurkow on Eugen Gabritschevsky

Contemporary artist Marina Zurkow will lead a tour through the exhibition Eugen Gabritschevsky: Theater of the Imperceptible, discussing the relationship among the animal, art, and science.

Critical Walk-Throughs consist of a 40-minute guided tour that is meant to offer an alternative perspective to the works on view. They include conversations with artists, scholars, and curators, and provide an intimate opportunity to engage with the central themes and histories found in the artwork. The program is limited to 20 individuals.

 

Marina Zurkow is a media artist focused on near-impossible nature–culture intersections, and researching “wicked problems” like invasive species and superfund sites. She uses biomaterials, animation, and software technologies to foster intimate connections between people and non-human agents in gallery installations and participatory public projects. Recent exhibitions have been shown at Chronus Art Center, Shanghai, bitforms gallery, New York City, Sundance New Frontiers, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She is a 2011 Guggenheim fellow, and a faculty member New York University’s Interactive Telecommunication Program.

 

Image: Marina Zurkow (b. 1962), Slurb (still), n.p., 2009, 17:42 minutes, color, animation, and stereo sound, 1920 × 1080 pixels. Music by Lem Jay Ignacio, with additional animation by Jen Kelly. Courtesy of the artist and bitforms gallery, New York. List image: courtesy of the artist.

6:00 pm–7:00 pm

$3 members, students, and seniors; $6 non-members

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