Nam June Paik’s Radical Fun
Thursday, June 30, 2022, 7:30pm
Anthology Film Archives, New York
Join us for a video program that brings together a selection of Nam June Paik’s analog video works along with Internet-era works by artists including Ilana Harris-Babou, Frank Heath, Maggie Lee, Guthrie Lonergan, LoVid, and Martine Syms. The selection is curated by Rebecca Cleman, executive director at Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), and copresented by Anthology Film Archives, EAI, and Gagosian, on the occasion of Art in Process, a two-part survey of works by Paik at Gagosian, New York.
Since the early 1960s, Paik’s prescient thinking about how artists can exploit television and computer technology has resonated through generations, particularly with regard to his mischievous opposition to industry conformity. His strongly held belief in the radical potential of fun, and his understanding of technological innovation as nurturing artistic innovation, have remained relevant through profound changes in communication platforms. To attend the event, purchase tickets at ticketing.uswest.veezi.com.
Nam June Paik, Edited for Television, 1975 (still) © Nam June Paik Estate. Photo: courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix
November 30, 2020–January 31, 2021
Gagosian is pleased to announce The Future, the sixth in a series of annual thematic exhibitions presented by Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch during Art Basel Miami Beach. Previously staged at the historic Moore Building in the Miami Design District, this year the collaborative project will be hosted on a new stand-alone website.
Ed Ruscha, The Future, 1999 © Ed Ruscha. Photo: Jeff McLane
Alternate Meanings in Film and Video
You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind.
Gagosian is pleased to present Broadcast: Alternate Meanings in Film and Video, an online exhibition of artists’ films and videos viewable exclusively on gagosian.com. The exhibition will be organized into a series of “chapters,” each lasting two weeks. The first chapter begins on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.
Broadcast: Alternate Meanings in Film and Video employs the innate immediacy of time-based art to spark reflection on the here and now, taking the words of famed psychologist and countercultural icon Timothy Leary as its starting point.
Adam McEwen, Escape from New York, 2014 (still from “Battery Tunnel”) © Adam McEwen
Cécile B. Evans, Haroon Mirza, and Stephen Vitiello on Nam June Paik
Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 6:30–8pm
Tate Modern, London
In conjunction with the exhibition Nam June Paik at Tate Modern, London, there will be a panel discussion to reflect on Paik’s continuing influence on art and culture today. Artists Cécile B. Evans, Haroon Mirza, and Stephen Vitiello will lead the discussion, and Sook-Kyung Lee, senior curator of international art at Tate, will moderate.
Nam June Paik, Nixon, 1965–2002 © Nam June Paik Estate
Nam June Paik
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 11am–10pm
Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome
The first day of Videocittà, a video art film festival at Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome, will be dedicated to Nam June Paik with screenings of his films Global Groove (1973) and Bye Bye Kipling (1986). To attend the event, purchase tickets at www.maxxi.art.
Nam June Paik, Global Groove, 1973 (still) © Nam June Paik Estate, courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York