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Upcoming Exhibitions

Apart / Together – The Our Sky Project

September 1 – October 24 – Walmsley Gallery

A multimedia installation by Hu Bei Becca, the Our Sky Project explores the intersection of languages, cultures, time, and space.  Integrating photographs taken by contributors from around the world, the work blends images of our shared sky into a compelling synthesis of textile and video.  Presented in partnership with faculty and students from FSU’s Department of Art Education.

 

KicksOff

September 1 – November 20, 2020 – Curate the Case

A foray into the fast and fabulous world of designer sneaker collaborations.  Guest curated by Elton Burgest.

 

Pat Masioni

September 10 – November 20, 2020 – Study Hall & Magnezine

In partnership with FSU’s Winthrop King Institute, an installation of original comic book drawings by the celebrated artist Pat Masioni.  Pat Masioni began his career as a professional illustrator in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where his books sold more than 250,000 copies. Since moving to France in 2002, in addition to illustrating for popular titles by Dark Horse and DC Comics, he has published graphic novels on the war in Rwanda, contributed art work to humanitarian educational initiatives by the International Red Cross, UNICEF, and the World Food Programme, and drawn for “Samba Diallo,” a comic published in the French-speaking African magazine Planète jeunes.

 

do it

October 1 – November 20, 2020 – Upper Gallery

do it began in Paris in 1993 as a conversation between curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and artists Christian Boltanski and Bertrand Lavier. They were curious to see what would happen if they started an exhibition that could constantly generate new versions of itself. To test the idea, they invited 12 artists to propose artworks based on written “scores” or instructions that can be openly interpreted every time they are presented. The instructions were then translated into 9 different languages and circulated internationally as a book.

Since then, hundreds of artists have been invited to submit instructions, and do it has taken place all over the world from Austria to Australia, from Thailand to Uruguay, from Canada to Iceland giving new meaning to the concept of an exhibition in progress. Each do it exhibition is uniquely site-specific because it engages the local community in a dialogue that responds to a set of instructions. As a result do it is less concerned with copies, images, or reproductions of artworks, than with human interpretation. No two iterations of the same instructions are ever identical.

do it is an exhibition conceived and curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, and organized by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York. do it and the accompanying publication, do it: the compendium, were made possible, in part, by grants from the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, and with the generous support from Project Perpetual and ICI’s International Forum and Board of Trustees.

 

BFA Graduating Artists

November 6 – November 20, 2020 – Lower Gallery & Walmsley Gallery

Fall 2020 BFA graduates from FSU’s Department of Art.