27/08/2016 12:3027/08/2016 15:00Europe/LondonPublic Tours at Dia:BeaconDia:Beacon provides guided tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 and 2 pm. Tours are free with admission. Reservations are not necessary but can be made in person at the admissions desk.
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21/02/2018 18:3021/02/2018 23:45Europe/LondonCurator-Led Tour of François MorelletEvent DetailsWednesday, February 21, 2018, 6:30 pm For all members. Join or renew today.
Dia:Chelsea545 West 22nd StreetNew York City
Join adjunct curator Béatrice Gross for a private tour of François Morellet. This in-depth exhibition of the late artist—the first to be presented in the United States in more than thirty years—explores his pioneering approach to creating object-based paintings, neon works, and architectural and site-related installations.
RSVP to Sibia Sarangan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212 293 5602.
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03/03/2018 11:0003/03/2018 16:00Europe/LondonFrançois Morellet SymposiumEvent DetailsSaturday, March 3, 2018, 11 am–3:30 pm
Dia:Chelsea535 West 22nd Street, 5th FloorNew York City
$5 for Dia members; $10 general admission; $8 admission for students and seniors
Advance ticket purchases recommended. Tickets are also available for purchase at the door, subject to availability.
In conjunction with the exhibition of works by François Morellet, Dia Art Foundation hosts a group of scholars, curators, artists, and writers for a symposium on Morellet’s multifaceted oeuvre and extensive career. Speakers reflect on his practice from a diverse array of perspectives. Participants include Alexander Alberro, John Armleder, Béatrice Gross, Valerie Hillings, and Daniel Levin Becker. The symposium will conclude with a panel discussion and question-and-answer session with all of the participants.
Symposium TopicsAlexander Alberro: “Morellet and 1950s Geometric Abstraction in Brazil”Béatrice Gross: “Geometry in Motion: Morellet’s Style Versatile”Valerie Hillings: “Six Heads Are Better Than One: François Morellet and the Groupe de Recherche d’Art Visuel (1960–68)”Daniel Levin Becker: “Morellet: Wordplay, Constraint, Chance, and the Ouvroir de littérature potentielle”
This program is made possible by support from Lisa and Tom Blumenthal.
Symposia and other DiaTalks are part of the Sackler Institute at Dia Art Foundation. Public programs at Dia:Chelsea are supported in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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13/03/2018 18:3013/03/2018 23:45Europe/LondonTonya Foster and Marcella DurandEvent DetailsTuesday, March 13, 2018, 6:30 pmDia:Chelsea535 West 22nd Street, 5th FloorNew York City
Readings in Contemporary Poetry curator, Vincent Katz provided an introduction for the evening's reading.
Free for Dia members; $10 general admission; $6 admission for students and seniors Advance ticket purchases recommended. Tickets are also available for purchase at the door, subject to availability.
Tonya Foster is the author of the bilingual chapbook La Grammaire des Os (The Grammar of Bones [éditions joca seria, 2016]), the author of the poetry collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court (Belladonna, 2015), and a coeditor of Third Mind: Creative Writing through Visual Art (Teachers and Writers Collaborative, 2002). Foster is an assistant professor of writing, literature, and creative writing at California College of the Arts in Oakland, and is also a poetry editor at Fence magazine. Her work has been published in Callaloo, Hat, MiPOesias, NYFA Arts Quarterly, Poetry Project Newsletter, and Western Humanities Review, as well as on the Poetry Foundation website and elsewhere.
from Etiquette In collaboration with Alice Notley’s Descent of Alette
In-a-would-be-drowned city, what one girl sawof grief was the war-lost father and a baby brother laid out like expansesof water we, even as we stand on far shores, must cross.
And the girl and M and you and I are blood-bound.It is sassy to say, “I see”; sassier to say, “I see you”;sassiest to say, “I see you looking at me,” to call outwhat we are looking for.
Marcella Durand’s most recent books are Rays of the Shadow (Tent Editions, 2017) and Le Jardin de M. (The Garden of M. [éditions joca seria, 2016]), with French translations by Olivier Brossard. Other books include: a collaboration with Tina Darragh, Deep eco pré (Little Red Leaves, 2009); AREA (Belladonna, 2008); and Traffic & Weather (Futurepoem, 2008), written during a residency at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. She lives in New York, where she is working on a long piece for two voices titled Mirror Lines and completing her translation of Michèle Métail’s book-length poem Les horizons du sol (The Horizons of the Soil, 1999).
from Rays of the Shadow
There are two words: leaf and reflection. We could allparlay via these words and grow conversation.Lights find their end in waves as ocean flowers toland under rain. Amorphous water, when will youtake shape and line? Like life in a like square. Withinit is the already seen and said. Reflect sayswater and leaf says light. Ardent over the land.
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