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Art in the Auditorium 3

26 Aug 201127 Aug 2011


Marfa, Texas

Film Series

Ballroom Marfa collaborated with Whitechapel Gallery, London, and nine other international art spaces for the third season of the film and video program, Art in the Auditorium. Across two nights at the Crowley Theater, Ballroom Marfa screened works that were collectively programmed, providing a glimpse of some of the most pressing aesthetic concerns of artists working today.

Friday 26 August

Screenings: Niles Atallah, Joaquín Cociña and Cristóbal León; Elodie Pong; Rachael Rakena; Stephen Sutcliffe; Marthe Thorshaug; Huang Xiaopeng

Saturday 27 August

Screenings: Giorgio Andreotta Calò; Ergin Çavuşoğlu; Dinh Q. Lê; Kelly Nipper; Elodie Pong; Stephen Sutcliffe; Jalal Toufic

Curator’s Talk: Alicia Ritson on Ballroom Marfa’s selected artist Kelly Nipper

Each night’s screenings ran for approximately 75 minutes. This series was free and open to the public.

Participating institutions included Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon; City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand; Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy; Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway; The Institute for the Readjustment of Clocks, hosted by Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey; Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland; Para/Site, Hong Kong; San Art, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; and Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK.