'Dreamhome: Stories of Art and Shelter' explores homemaking as a manifestation of cultural history and identity. Its artists reflect on 'home’ from their own perspectives, while also registering the shared hopes and anxieties asociated with ideas of domestic space, environment and belonging.
The first global survey exhibition dedicated to the use of clothing as a medium of visual art, ‘Garmenting: Costume as Contemporary Art’ examines work by thirty-five international contemporary artists, from established names to emerging voices. The presentation includes ‘The Anthropophagic Effect, Garment no. 4’, 2019 by Jeffrey Gibson and ‘The Ghost of Eliza Jumel’, 2015 by Yinka Shonibare CBE RA.
'I AM YOUR RELATIVE' is a multi-purpose installation featuring 15 moveable stages that populate the Museum’s Floor 1. Co-commissioned by MOCA and the Toronto Biennial of Art (TBA), the surface of the stages become an archive over time as they are covered with posters created by Jeffrey Gibson that incorporate text and images from local historical archives and from the public.
Jeffrey Gibson speaks to Anne Ellegood, Director, ICA LA, about key moments in his career and upcoming projects.
The talk will take place on Thursday 28 October, 6-7pm MDT (GMT-6) ahead of Gibson's upcoming residency at Tamarind Institute.
‘To Feel Myself Beloved on the Earth’ is an exhibition of new and recent multimedia works by Jeffrey Gibson, incorporating quilts, garments, drums, prints and video. The presentation takes its title from ‘Late Fragment’, the final poem in Raymond Carver’s last published work, ‘A New Path to the Waterfall’.
‘Cross Pollination: Heade, Cole, Church and our Contemporary Moment’ is a national collaborative exhibition exploring the theme of cross pollination in art and the environment from the 19th century to today.
Monumental sculpture ‘Because Once You Enter My House, It Becomes Our House’, by Jeffrey Gibson borrows its title from ‘Can You Feel It’ by Mr. Fingers (Larry Heard), a song the artist associates with nightclubs that have provided haven and community especially for LGBTQ+ people and BIPOC.
'Sweet Bitter Love: An Initiative of Toward Common Cause' presents Jeffrey Gibson’s reflections on representations of Indigenous people in cultural institutions. Responding to a series of 19th-century portraits by Eldridge Ayer Burbank, Gibson (a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and of Cherokee descent) refutes the stereotypical imagery that, for centuries, has helped create and reinforce pernicious myths about Indigenous people.
‘An apology, a pill, a ritual, a resistance’ is a group exhibition that explores shared experiences of pain and methods of healing.
‘Crafting America’ celebrates the skill and individuality of craft within the broad context of American art. Featuring over 100 ceramic, textile, wood, metal and glass works, the group exhibition presents a diverse and inclusive story of American craft from the 1940s to today,
Jeffrey Gibson’s ‘Because Once You Enter My House It Becomes Our House’ serves as an homage to ingenuity of Indigenous North American peoples and cultures, to pre-Columbian Mississippian architecture, and to queer camp aesthetics
'When Fire Is Applied to a Stone It Cracks’, includes selected objects from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection, which are presented alongside Jeffrey Gibson’s recent work.
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery presents a work by multimedia artist Jeffrey Gibson for 'IDENTIFY', the performance-art program created by the museum to recognize individuals who are missing from its historical collections. 'To Name An Other' explores the relationship between injustice, marginalization and identity and features 50 volunteer performers who self-identify as people of color, LGBTQ, Indigenous or Native American.
‘This Is the Day’ features a series of embellished garments and helmets created for the exhibition that explore the layers of meaning and potential power presented through the ritual of dress.
‘Like a Hammer’ is the first major museum exhibition of Jeffrey Gibson’s work, chronicling a pivotal moment in the artist’s career when his contemporary artistic practice converged with his Native American heritage.
SITE Santa Fe present SITElines.2016, the second instalment in SITE Santa Fe’s reimagined biennial series with a focus on contemporary art from the Americas.
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