Exchange and Evolution : Worldwide Video Long Beach 1974-1999
- The Long Beach Museum of Art (LBMA)
- October 7, 2011 – February 12, 2012
- 2300 East Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803
- (562) 439-2119
Mako Idemitsu shows ” Kiyoko’s Situation 1989 “
Exchange and Evolution: Worldwide Video Long Beach examines and highlights key moments from the video program at the Long Beach Museum of Art between 1974 and 1999, and organizations and individuals who collaborated with the Museum. Some thirty international artists whose work was exhibited at LBMA during this time will be on view, and programmed are four screening events that celebrate the LBMA video studio and honors its Videonights. Two of the screening events are scheduled to take place at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater), in partnership with California Institute of the Arts, a long-time supporter of video art and collaborator with Long Beach Museum of Art.
Selected artists for Exchange and Evolution include: Marina Abramovic/Ulay, Klaus vom Bruch, Robert Cahen, Tony Cokes, Juan Downey, Ed Emshwiller, Vera Frenkel, Thomas Allen Harris, Gary Hill, Nan Hoover, General Idea, Mako Idemitsu, Sanja Ivekovic, Joan Jonas, Shigeko Kubota, Thierry Kuntzel, Victor Masayesva, Jr., Bjorn Melhus, Antoni Muntadas, Ko Nakajima, Marcel Odenbach, Nam June Paik, Lisa Steele, Turppi Group (Marikki Hakola, Lea Kantonen, Pekka Kantonen, Jarmo Vellonen, Martti Kukkonen), Edin Velez, Steina Vasulka, Woody Vasulka, and Bill Viola. The exhibition and screening series is curated by Kathy Rae Huffman and Nancy Buchanan.