Thursday, December 6, 2012
Art Basel Miami panel: The Artist as Musician
This Sunday, December 9th, Hans Ulrich Obrist will host a panel discussion at Art Basel Miami, on the topic of visual artists as musicians. The panelists include:
Angela Bulloch (born Rainy River, Ontario, based in London and Berlin)
Rodney Graham (born Abbotsford, BC, based in Vancouver)
Ragnar Kjartansson (born and based in Reykjavík, Iceland)
Ari Benjamin Meyers (born and based in New York)
Jim Shaw (born in Midland, MI, based in Los Angeles)
Shaw was a member of Destroy All Monsters (alongside Mike Kelley), Meyers has worked with bands such as Einstürzende Neubauten, the Residents, the Orb and Redux Orchestra, Kjartansson represented Iceland in 2009 at the Venice Biennale and is a member of the group Trabant, and Graham has produced audio art projects (such as the brilliant Verwandlungsmusik) as well as several albums with The Rodney Graham Band "in the popular idiom".
The talk will reportedly be streamed at both www.absolutartbureau.com and www.artbasel.com.