- Ricky Swallow
Ricky Swallow (b. 1974) has been the subject of solo exhibitions at MoMA PS1, New York; University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive; The Suburban, Oak Park, IL; Kunsthalle Vienna; Ian Potter Centre, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; and the Australian Pavilion of the 2005 Venice Biennale. Two person exhibitions include Lesley Vance & Ricky Swallow, The Huntington Art Gallery, San Marino, CA; and Swallow Swenson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. In 2014, his work was included in the 2014 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and Made in L.A. 2014, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. Other group exhibitions include Labour and Wait, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA; Coconut Water, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, MO; Against the Grain, Wood in Contemporary Craft and Design, Museum of Arts and Design, New York; Aquatopia, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, and Tate St Ives, Cornwall; and Out Of Australia, The British Museum, London. In 2015 Swallow was in residency at The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX and presented a solo exhibition at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Swallow lives and works in Los Angeles.
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- RAIMUNDAS MALAŠAUSKAS
B (for bacteria/biography) can tell you how many buildings its been in, how many bars its bored. But it would be nothing to you without their inveterate companion species, Raimundas Malasauskas-- a transnational, corn-filled, diasporic hyper object who is in turn a companion to and accompanied by other kinds of turning objects, often engaging in unintended dervish-like dances. Through times they have left many dizzy, some in awe and most physically disgusted. This might be due to their current manifestation which is slightly gelatinous but soft at touch, a horse nose.Selected recent and upcoming projects:Liverpool Biennial 2016, participant of the curatorial faculty;Tomorrow night I walked to a dark black star, Universidad Di Tella, Buenos Aires, 2014;
Oo, Lithuanian and Cyprus pavilions in the 55th Venice Biennale, 2013
Fusiform Gyrus, Lisson Gallery, London, 2013
Weather Permitting, 9th Mercosul Biennale, Porto Alegre, 2013
d(OCUMENTA) 13, Kassel, 2012;
Repetition Island, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2010
Satellite Series 4, Jeu de Paume Museum, Paris, 2010 − 2011
Into the Belly of a Dove, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, 2010
CAC TV, CAC Vilnius 2004 − 2007
BMW (Black Market Worlds), IX Baltic Triennial, CAC Vilnius, 2005
Paper Exhibition, a book of Malašauskas' selected writings, was published by Sternberg Press: www.rai.lt
Other itineraries can be found at: www.rye.tw
- LEANNE SHAPTON
Leanne Shapton is an illustrator, author and publisher based in New York City. She is the co-founder, with photographer Jason Fulford, of J&L Books, an internationally-distributed not-for-profit imprint specializing in art and photography books. Shapton grew up in Mississauga, Ontario, and attended McGill Univesity and Pratt Institute. After interning at SNL, Harper's Magazine and for illustator James McMullan, she began her career at the National Post where she edited and art-directed the daily Avenue page, an award-winning double-page feature covering news and cultural trends. She went on to art direct Saturday Night, the National Post's weekly news magazine.
In 2003, Shapton published her first book of drawings, titled Toronto. From 2006 to 2008 Shapton contributed a regular travel column to Elle magazine, consisting of writing, photography and illustration. From 2008 to 2009, Shapton was the art director of The New York Times Op-Ed page.
Leanne Shapton published Was She Pretty? in 2006 and Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris including Books, Street Fashion and Jewelry, in 2009, with Sarah Crichton Books / Farrar, Straus & Giroux. She published The Native Trees of Canada with Drawn & Quarterly in November 2010. In 2012 Shapton published Swimming Studies with Blue Rider Press. It won the 2012 National Book Critic's Circle Award for autobiography and was long listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2012. Sunday Night Movies, a book of paintings from movies, was published by Drawn & Quarterly, fall 2013. in 2014, with Sheila Heti and Heidi Julavits, Shapton published the New York Times best-selling book Women In Clothes with Blue Rider Press.
Shapton is represented by The Wylie Agency.
- EXPERIMENTAL JETSET
Experimental Jetset is an Amsterdam-based graphic design studio founded in 1997 by Marieke Stolk, Erwin Brinkers and Danny van den Dungen. Focusing on printed matter and site-specific installations, Experimental Jetset have worked on projects for a wide variety of institutes, including Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Centre Pompidou, Dutch Post Group and Whitney Museum of American Art.
Their work has been featured in group exhibitions such as 'Graphic Design: Now in Production' (Walker Art Center, 2011) and 'Ecstatic Alphabets / Heaps of Language' (MoMA, 2012). Solo exhibitions include 'Kelly 1:1' (Casco Projects, 2002) and 'Two or Three Things I Know About Provo' (W139, 2011 / Moravian Gallery, 2012).
In 2007, a large selection of printed matter by Experimental Jetset was acquired by the Museum of Modern Art (New York). Other institutes that have collected work by Experimental Jetset include Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), SFMOMA (San Francisco), Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago), Museum für Gestaltung (Zürich), Centre National des Arts Plastiques (Paris), and Cooper Hewitt (New York).
In 2015, Roma Publications (Amsterdam) released a monograph titled 'Statement and Counter-Statement: Notes on Experimental Jetset', featuring essays by Linda van Deursen, Mark Owens, Ian Svenonius and Jon Sueda.
Between 2000 and 2013, Experimental Jetset have been teaching at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. They are currently teaching at the Werkplaats Typografie and Artez (Arnhem).
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