The Watchers, On View from July 11 - October 12, 2019

The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation is pleased to present The Watchers, an exhibition that focuses on the multi-faced nature of surveillance and privacy in contemporary society, and the subsequent production and obscuration of information and news. Artists in the exhibition include Vito Acconci, American Artist, Elaine Byrne, Lieven De Boeck, Anne Deleporte, Hasan Elahi, Karin Ferrari, Orkhan Huseynov, Pedro Lasch, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Cannupa Hanska Luger, Arnold Mesches, Trevor Paglen, and Amie Siegel. The Watchers is loosely organized as a narrative about surveillance, presenting examples of stalking, sousveillance, fortified…

Read more about The Watchers exhibition by clicking here

The Watchers

July 11 - October 12, 2019

BOMB Magazine, "Different Histories: Onyedika Chuke Interviewed by Rehan Ansari, George Bolster & Sara Reisman," 8.12.2019

The Shed in New York City commissioned a new work by Onyedika Chuke for its exhibition Open Call. Begun in 2011, Chuke’s largest body of work to date is titled The Forever Museum Archive, a self-initiated conceptual platform through which Chuke analyzes social, cultural, and political structures. Interviewed in two sessions by Rehan Ansari, George Bolster, and Sara Reisman from the Shelley & Donald Rubin…

Read the full interview in BOMB Magazine by clicking here

Different Histories: Onyedika Chuke Interviewed by

Rehan Ansari, George Bolster & Sara Reisman

BOMB Magazine

artnet news, "Editors’ Picks: 20 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week," 7.9.2019

The warped rules of privacy define key contours of contemporary life, and artists have been at the forefront of the movement to make these perversions visible and visceral. Enter “The Watchers.” Featuring works by Vito Acconci, American Artist, Trevor Paglen, and others, the exhibition illuminates how much of what should be publicly known has become increasingly concealed, while much of what should be kept personal has become increasingly accessible to authorities, corporations, and the world at large. If you leave feeling secure, you probably spent too much time on your phone (whichof course, is a big part of how we got…

Read the full write up from artnet news by clicking here

The Watchers

artnet news