||RESIDENT LECTURE SERIES
May 20, 6:30 pm
Current apexart resident Rebecca Key and curator/media historian
meet for the first time in person. What can you learn about a person in the first meeting? What will they
talk about? Anything.....everything......or nothing?
characters, events, TV, lectures, apexart, Liverpool, art, narratives,
life, film, New York, fabricated situations, confusions, residency,
authors, journeys, memories, artists, and randomness may be discussed.
Come and witness
their first encounter at apexart.
Key is an artist based in Liverpool, UK. She has exhibited
throughout the UK and Europe, and also works as an Art Director for
film and television. She has worked on numerous UK soaps and dramas
and has art directed and worked in the art department of both UK
and US feature film releases. After working on a feature film in
the summer, she will begin her PhD study into how film and television
production design methodology is used in the gallery, working title: From
Script to Screen, from Sketchbook to the Gallery: the process of
the placement of objects in installation and in film and television.
It will present the first joint theoretical overview to connect the
creative processes used in these two previously separately defined
disciplines. Rebecca Key will be in residency at apexart until
May 28. She was recommended by Paul Luckraft, curator and artist,
Connor is a curator and media historian based in
New York. He is currently developing a permanent exhibition about
the history of film, television, and video games that will open
later this year at the Australian Center for the Moving Image.
His exhibition The New Normal, which explores the theme
of privacy in contemporary art, premiered at Artists Space in
2008 and is currently touring through Independent Curators International.
Connor was formerly Head of Exhibitions at BFI Southbank in London
and Curator at FACT in Liverpool.
are free and open to the public.
291 Church Street, NYC, 10013
t. 212 431 5270
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residency program is supported in part by the Milton and Sally Avery
Rebecca Key's residency is supported in part by the Arts Council
exhibitions and public programs are supported in part by the Andy Warhol
Foundation for the Visual Arts, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Edith
C. Blum Foundation, Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, The Greenwich Collection
Ltd., The William Talbott Hillman Foundation, and with public funds
from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York
State Council on the Arts.