OA/AO with Andrew Norman Wilson

OA/AO with Andrew Norman Wilson

de Appel, Schipluidenlaan 12, Amsterdam

This first OA/AO of 2019 features artist Andrew Norman Wilson, who will take the OA/AO prompt of discussing a single work, to deconstruct a recent exhibition at The Center For Contemporary Art Futura in Prague. The evening will include several moving image works, a performative letter reading, and an extensive discussion


Works presented include I don’t feel the way I’m supposed to feel (Infinite loop, undated), The Unthinkable Bygone (2min 18s, 2016), Reality Models (5min 40s, 2016), Ode to Seekers 2012 (8min 30s, 2016), and Letter to the President and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings (text).

Andrew Norman Wilson reading of 'Letter to the President and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings'


Andrew Norman Wilson is an artist based in Los Angeles. Solo exhibitions include the Center for Contemporary Art Futura (2018), the Broad Art Museum in Michigan (2017), and forthcoming exhibitions at the Kunstverein Braunschweig (2019) and Fotomuseum Winterthur (2019). Recent exhibitions include Techne and the Decency of Means at the Künstlerhaus Stuttgart (2017), Dreamlands at the Whitney Museum of American Art (2017), the Gwangju Biennial (2016), the Berlin Biennial (2016), Bread and Roses at the Museum of Modern Art Warsaw (2016), and On Sweat, Paper and Porcelain at CCS Bard in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (2015). He has lectured at Oxford University, Cambridge University, Harvard University, Yale University, and UCLA, where he is now visiting faculty. His work has been featured in Aperture, Art in America, Artforum, ArtReview, Frieze, The New Yorker, and Wired. He has published writing in Artforum, e-flux, DIS, and a Darren Bader monograph from Koenig Books. He is a recipient of a Dedalus Foundation Fellowship and an Akademie Schloss Solitude Fellowship.

OA/AO (onder andere/among others) is an ongoing series of screenings, presentations, and conversations that focus around a single work or object. These intimate gatherings feature a range of special guests who are invited to talk about a recent project, idea, or thing, followed by a conversation in which we encourage audience participation. Through these short presentations, De Appel assembles an ongoing collage of the current critical and creative world, asking invited guests to think through and articulate a position towards the material they present, among others.


Doors open: 18.30
Start: 19.00
Location: De Appel

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