When my mom tells me I can’t get my favourite snack at the grocery store
continues thru Apr 26:
curated by Adam Parker Smith
Lu Magnus, 55 Hester St., NYC
a group show featuring work by 77 artists and curated by Brooklyn-based artist Adam Parker Smith.
Beginning with a series of studio visits, Smith set out with the clear intention of “acquiring” work for the exhibition. However, he concealed the true concept, premise, and even timing of the exhibition from the artists. Through various surreptitious means, a work of art or object was taken from each artist’s studio. The pilfered work is not any random object but rather one that explicitly relates to the artist’s wider practice. Two weeks prior to its opening, the artists were informed of the exhibition. Only then were they let in on the true concept and scope of the exhibition. Presented with the choice – if the artist agreed, they would be included in Thanks; if they refused to give permission, works were to be returned immediately. However, all invited artists agreed to participate in Thanks.
Shot by Markus Anderson
Shot using the John S Lens, AO DLX Film, No Flash
I’m a nomad. I live out of a suit case and fly everywhere my boss wants me to. I sleep in so many hotels that when I’m at home I feel away. Some say that’s not normal.
I was a freelance filmmaker and will be again soon. Until then I take a lot of pictures. Try to catch the unusual. Sometimes also the usual. But always the vibe of the moment.
Thanks for checking me out.
- David Nierse.