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Past Event April 19, 2018 / 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Sergio Suarez Curated by Sara Hornbacher
Studio 9 Pop-Up
Join us for a Pop-Up Exhibition of work by Sergio Suarez curated by Sara Hornbacher in her studio.
This is a Pop-Up exhibition in Studio 9. The opening is Thursday evening from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. This event is in conjunction with Contemporary Cocktails. Cash/credit bar.
Photo courtesy of the artist.
Sergio Suarez is a contemporary artist and printmaker based in Atlanta GA. Originally born in Mexico City, he moved to Atlanta where he attends Georgia State University pursuing a BFA degree in Drawing Painting and Printmaking. His work uses woodcutting to create a contemplative mutual space where figures find themselves in a perpetual state of observation. The perpetual state of contemplation is then both indicative of our relationship with memory and the past, as well as to our relation to the distant and the immediate
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.
September 25 / 5:30pm
Screening of The Task
Movie Screening and Q&A with Leigh Ledare
Presented by The Welch Visiting Artists and Scholars Series and GSU Photo
Join us for a screening of the episode “The Task”, followed by a Q&A with artist Leigh Ledare.
September 27 / 7:00pm
Art21 Screening Society
Join us for a screening of the episode “Johannesburg” from the newest season of Art21’s critically acclaimed Art in the Twenty-First Century television series.
October 4 / 7:00pm
Relax, Read, Refresh.
Grab a cocktail from our Mixologist-in-Residence, peruse the curated selection of artist made goods in our SHOP, and meander through our current exhibitions on view.