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Past Event March 15, 2018 / 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Studio 10 Pop-Up
Sara Hornbacher, a current Studio Artist, will present Interference, a multimedia environment in collaboration with Monica Duncan. The artists have roots in experimental image synthesis - both having had residencies for numerous years at the Experimental Television Center and more recently at Signal Culture.
This is a Pop-Up exhibition in Studio 10. The opening is Thursday evening from 7:00pm - 9:00pm. This event is in conjunction with Contemporary Cocktails. Cash/credit bar.
Photo by Lyndsy Welgos.
Sara Hornbacher is a pioneer of video art and digital imaging. After receiving an undergraduate degree in Fine Art, she completed at Masters Degree at SUNY Buffalo where she studied video with the Vasulkas at the Center for Media Study. Hornbacher was Guest editor of the first CAA ART JOURNAL issue on Video in 1985. She completed her first residency at the Experimental TV Center in 1976 and her annual residencies at ETC continued through 2011. Her annual Signal Culture residencies began in 2014 and continue in 2018 The artist’s single-channel video works and multi-media installations have been exhibited throughout the USA, Europe, Australia, and Japan, including MOMA, PS1,The Whitney Museum Art, The Kitchen, Postmasters and New Math Gallery, The Bronx Museum for the Arts in NY, MOCA/GA , the Fay Gold Gallery, and The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center where she mounted a large-scale interactive installation environment, “A Thousand Plateaus” in 2001. She is currently a Studio Artist at The Contemporary. Hornbacher has received numerous grants and awards including a 1985 Media Production grant from NYSCA and The Mayor’s Fellowship in the Arts from the Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs in 2000. ”Transfigured Time”, a 40’ photomural composed of 128 portraits of Atlantans was commissioned for Course E at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. In 2012, she became a Legacy Artist at The Burchfield Penney Art Center in Buffalo, NY and her video work is being archived at the Rose Goldsen Archive at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.
Monica Duncan is a video artist and choreographer. Her time-based work investigates the nature of visual perception and audience-performer dynamics through camouflage, stillness and collective image-making. Duncan’s video and performance work has been exhibited at Komuna//Warszawa (Warsaw), Mousonturm (Frankfurt), zeitraumexit (Mannheim), The Kitchen (New York City), Parkhaus Projects (Berlin), La Casa Encendida (Madrid), ZKM (Karlsruhe) and LACMA (Los Angeles). She has been a visiting artist at the Atlanta College of Art, Signal Culture, Experimental Television Center and most recently at Scena Robocza (Poznań) in which she co-created along with collaborators Romuald Krężel and Emmilou Rößling, a performative walk and site specific performance, ŻEGNAJ, OLIMPIO (GOODBYE, OLIMPIA). Duncan received her MFA in Visual Arts from the University of California San Diego and MA in Choreography and Performance at the Institute for Applied Theater Studies, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany.
August 24 / 7:00pm
ART PARTY 2019
Changing the Way We All See Art
Join us for our annual fundraiser - a night in which our whole campus is transformed with programming on the pavilion, special presentations throughout the campus, and of course, Open Studios with our artists in the Studio Artist Program.
October 3 / 7:00pm
Nexus Award 2019
Honoring Annette Cone-Skelton and Kevin Cole
Atlanta Contemporary honors Annette Cone-Skelton and Kevin Cole with the 2019 Nexus Award at a reception on Wednesday, October 3.