architecture Tag

“Unnamed Structure,” 2011, white pine, site specific installation at Walker Art Center as part of the exhibition The Spectacular of Vernacular 
Inspired by the forms of covered rural bridges, this commission took the form of a bridge on stilts extending between inside and outside spaces of the museum that visitors could climb into.

Chris Larson and the Walker Art Center
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to provide project support for a new video installation by Chris Larson at the Walker Art Center's Medtronic Gallery in 2016. Chris Larson creates ambitious sculptural installations and films with unique narrative structures, often in response to specific sites. The new work, entitled, "Land...

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"The Collective," 2009: Studio installation. 9 x 8 x 10 feet

Julie Schenkelberg and The Mattress Factory
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to provide project support for a residency and exhibition by Julie Schenkelberg at The Mattress Factory. Born and raised in Cleveland, Julie Schenkelberg states that she learned about the beauty of objects and buildings by observing her crumbling city. She combines discarded domestic objects with industrial...

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Large painting installation made with Susanne Gottberg for Amos Anderson Art Museum.

Markus Kåhre & Liverpool Biennial
New Work Project Grant

Harpo funding will be used to support a new commission by Markus Kåhre for the Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art. Kåhre will transform the first floor of a 1746 public house into a site-specific installation that will reference the communal linguistic root of words such as ‘host’, ‘guest’ and ‘ghost’,...

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Nick Tobier's Newstand

Nick Tobier and Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit
New Work Project Grant

Nick Tobier in conjunction with Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit is applying Harpo funding to develop New News Detroit , a mobile kiosk that provides a local beacon with a global reach through workshops that provoke and disseminate local observations of the physical city through networked and on site publishing. New News Detroit combines...

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Ernesto Oroza and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation funding provided support for a site-specific project by Ernesto Oroza, a Cuban interdisciplinary artist and designer based in Miami whose work focuses on conceptual design and architecture. Ernesto Oroza's project took place at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, a former residence modeled after European archetypes of comfort, aristocratic lifestyle,...

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James Benning's "Ted Kaczynski Cabin," completed June 2008

James Benning and A.R.T. Press
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to have supported the publication James Benning / Two Cabins, a project-based book that documents, frames, and analyses a body of work that James Benning has been researching and developing for the past three years. Edited by Julie Ault, the book includes photography by James Benning, essays by Julie Ault,...

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Josh Beckman’s Sea Nymph: A shipwrecked boat inside Machine

Josh Beckman and Machine Project
New Work Project Grant

Josh Beckman's Sea Nymph Presented by Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA September 5 - October 22, 2010 A shipwrecked boat inside the space was host to a series of nautical-themed events, performances, lectures, and workshops. For more information about this project, visit here....

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"Tomás Saraceno: Lighter than Air" at the Walker Art Center, 2008 (2)

Tomás Saracenon and Walker Art Center
New Work Project Grant

Tomás Saraceno: Lighter than Air May 14 - August 30, 2009 The Walker Art Center Tomás Saraceno pushes the conventions of art and architecture and their capacities to invoke inventive solutions to complex questions about how we inhabit and coexist in the world. Saraceno is internationally recognized for his architectural proposals that...

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Santiago Cucullu and Milwaukee Art Museum
New Work Project Grant

For his Milwaukee Art Museum's On Site commission, titled MF Ziggurat, Santiago Cucullu mined Milwaukee’s cityscape, works of fiction, television, and his imagination to create a large-scale multimedia intervention that included monumental wall drawings, videos, and sculptures. These videos document the artist during the installation process. The ziggurats of ancient Assyria and Babylon - the...

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