Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 6 pm
537 West 22nd Street
New York, New York
To celebrate the digital release of Remix Ready Mix—extractions from the score of Lucy Raven’s film Ready Mix (2021)—composer Deantoni Parks will perform a live soundtrack within the exhibition.
Deantoni Parks was born in Newnan, Georgia, in 1977. He is a founding member of the band KUDU and cofounder (with Nicci Kasper) of the duo We Are Dark Angels. He has also collaborated with John Cale and performed with the bands Mars Volta and Bosnian Rainbows. His acclaimed solo album Technoself was released in 2015. He has also taught at the Stanford Jazz Workshop in California and Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Lucy Raven was born in Tucson, Arizona, in 1977. She received a BFA in studio art and a BA in art history from the University of Arizona, Tucson, in 2000, and an MFA from Bard College’s Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, in 2008. Her work has been exhibited in solo presentations at the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno (2010); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2012); Portikus, Frankfurt (2014); Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (2014); VOX centre de l’image contemporaine, Montreal (2015); Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio (2016); and Serpentine Galleries, London (2016–17). Select group shows include those at Mass MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts (2008–09); Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus (2010); Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2013); and Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2018–19). Additionally, Raven’s work was included in the 2012 Whitney Biennial, New York; 2016 Montreal Biennial; and 2018 Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh. With Vic Brooks and Evan Calder Williams, she is a founding member of 13BC, a moving-image research and production collective. Raven teaches at the Cooper Union School of Art in New York.