Monday, February 16, 2009

Mark Beasley


Mark Beasley

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[Interview conducted by Cyrus Smith]

Mark Beasley is an artist and curator based in New York City. Past projects include 'The Thinking,' Romantic Detachment, PS1/MoMA, New York;'Beasley Street,' Camden Arts Centre, London; the radio play 'Adventure: Showdown at the Pig Palace,' with Stephen Beasley and Nicholas Bullen and the curated group show ‘Six Actions for New York City,’ Creative Time. Some more recent projects include 'Hey Hey Glossolalia', various venues New York City, May 2008 and 'Sudden White (After London)' at the Royal Academy, London, December 2008. He is a frequent contributor to Frieze magazine, and is represented by MOT International, London.

Monday, February 2, 2009

Edgar Arceneaux


Edgar Arceneaux

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[Interview conducted by Cyrus Smith]

Edgar Arceneaux is an artist living and working in Los Angeles. His multivalent practice includes drawings, collaborative installations, community-based social sculpture initiatives and large-scale film projects. Some recent solo shows include Correlations and Isomorphisms at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects (2008), Snake River at the REDCAT Gallery in Los Angeles, CA (2006), and The Alchemy of Comedy…Stupid at ArtPace in San Antonio, Texas and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects (2006).

Edgar has shown his work extensively both nationally and internationally, and was recently included in the 2008 Whitney Biennial. His work can be seen currently exhibiting in the 2008 California Biennial. In addition to all this, Arceneaux is also the director of Watts House Project, a collaborative artwork in the shape of a neighborhood redevelopment centered around the historic Watts towers in Watts, California.