Weekly Roundup

Paul Pfeiffer remixes World Cup footage, Jenny Holzer projects Aboriginal poetry, Ai Weiwei collaborates with a Navajo artist, and more in this week’s roundup.

  • Paul Pfeiffer’s latest work, Jerusalem, is viewable in its entirety online. Pfeiffer has manipulated archival footage of the 1966 FIFA World Cup™, “revisiting the most famous occasion in the sporting history of England.” Commissioned by Artangel and The Space, Jerusalem was timed to coincide with the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
  • I Stay (ngaya ngalawa), a new installation by Jenny Holzer, projects poetry and other texts by Aboriginal Australians and Torres Straight islanders onto an electronic beam at 8 Chifley Square in Sydney, Australia. This is Holzer’s first permanent piece in Australia-Asia Pacific.
  • Platform: Maya Lin is at the Parrish Art Museum (Water Mill, NY). The exhibition features Lin’s Pin River — Sandy, a massive geographical installation depicting the boundaries of Hurricane Sandy’s flood plain, composed of thousands of straight pins. (This is featured in the ART21 Exclusive film Maya Lin: New York.) New recycled silver works and marble sculptures by Lin are also on view. Closes October 13.
  • Mark Bradford: New Work is on view at White Cube in Hong Kong (China). Exploring power and political structures of the Chinese city throughout its development plans, Bradford creates abstractions by pasting materials from the urban environment onto blueprints. Closes August 16.
  • Jessica Stockholder has a solo show titled Glimpse at Galleria Raffaella Cortese (Milano, Italy). Using paint and color together with mundane objects, Stockholder’s art “transforms the viewer’s attention to perception, creating circumstance for familiar space and objects to be seen with fresh eyes.” Closes September 10.
  • Works by Barbara Kruger currently occupy every gallery at Modern Art Oxford (Oxford, England). Video, installation, collage, and photography come together and form a “compelling interrogation of the power relations of capitalism and globalized mass media.” Closes August 31.
  • Matthew Barney’s project River of Fundament is on view at Haus der Kunst (Munich, Germany) through August 17. “The project comprises an epic-length symphonic film, three performances, fourteen large-scale sculptures weighing up to twenty-five tons, drawings, photographs, storyboards, and vitrines.”
  • Ai Weiwei partnered with Navajo artist Bert Benally to create Pull of the Moon, a temporary, site-specific art installation in a remote part of Coyote Canyon on the Navajo Nation. Benally said of the project, “The concept is based on Navajo aesthetics, the idea that for the Navajo, art is more about the process rather than the finished product.” A launch event will take place July 16 at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (Santa Fe, NM). The installation closes October 16.
  • Ellen Gallagher’s traveling exhibition AxME is now on view at Haus der Kunst (Munich, Germany). On the occasion of opening night, the artist participated in a public conversation with chief curator Ulrich Wilmes. Watch the video here.

Contributor
Nettrice Gaskins is an artist and educator who holds a Ph.D. in Digital Media. Gaskins compiles the Magazine's "Weekly Roundup" and occasionally contributes articles on afrofuturism.

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