Weekly Roundup

Alfredo Jaar. Muxima, 2005. Video, color. 36'. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Lelong, NY.

Alfredo Jaar. “Muxima,” 2005. Video, color. 36′. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Lelong, NY.

In this week’s roundup Alfredo Jaar addresses human rights, William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible screens in Strasbourg, Mark Dion presents two lectures and more.

  • Alfredo Jaar presents Let There Be Light at the ING Culture Center (Brussels). The focus of this show is the issue of human rights and the problem of representation: the dichotomy between photography and violence, suffering and pain. It also includes a selection of photographs and films that are related to the African continent. The exhibition runs through December 12.
  • Barbara Kruger joined the ForYourArt arts education initiative in Los Angeles. The program, dubbed Arts Matter, launched this week with a fleet of 12 buses wrapped in text by Kruger who is making two additional works for the program that will adorn bus shelters, billboards, and other outdoor spaces.
  • Mark Dion will present another lecture, sponsored by the Department of Art and Design at Loyola University (New Orleans, LA). The event will take place at Miller Hall, Room 114 on Tuesday, October 23 at 6:30pm. This event is free and open to the public.
  • Janine Antoni and Mira Schor will participate in the Annual Artists’ Interviews, taking place in ARTspace during the 2013 College Art Association Conference in New York. Klaus Ottmann, director of the Center for the Study of Modern Art and curator at large at the Phillips Collection, will interview Antoni and Stuart Horodner, artistic director of the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, will interview Schor. The talks will be held on Friday, February 15, 2013, from 2:30 to 5pm at the Hilton in New York.
  • Pepón Osorio was honored with the Faculty of the Game award during a Temple University football game. He is the third faculty member nominated by Interim Provost Hai Lung Dai to be honored by Temple’s Department of Athletics with the award.