Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Hammer Museum, Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Blvd. (at the corner of Westwood and Wilshire)
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Amie Siegel, Double Negative, 2015, two synchronized 16mm films, HD color video. Image courtesy of the artist & Simon Preston Gallery, New York.
|Thursday, November 3, 2016, 7:30pm
American artist Amie Siegel’s work moves between film, video, photography, performance and installation. Siegel’s layered, meticulously constructed works trace and perform the undercurrents of systems of value, cultural ownership and image-making. Recent solo exhibitions include Double Negative, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich; Ricochet, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart; Provenance, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and MAK, Vienna; Imitation of Life, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin and The Architects, Storefront for Art & Architecture, New York. She has participated in group exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; MAXXI Museum, Rome; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; Walker Art Center, MN; CCA Wattis, San Francisco; Swiss Institute, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara; MoMA/PS1, Queens, and the Hayward Gallery, London. Her films have been shown widely including at the Cannes, Berlin, Toronto and New York Film Festivals, MoMA, New York and The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Siegel has been a fellow of the DAAD Berliner-Künstlerprogramm, the Guggenheim Foundation, a recipient of the 2010 ICA Boston’s Foster Prize, a 2012 Sundance Institute award and 2014 Berlin Film Festival award as well as a 2015 Creative Capital Grantee. She lives and works in New York City.
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