Join us for a live performance by Steve Roden on the occasion of his solo exhibition could/cloud, followed by a conversation with the artist and Michael Ned Holte.
Free and open to the public. Refreshments and light bites will be served. Parking is available on the north side of the building.
About the participants:
Steve Roden received an MFA from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Recent solo and two-person exhibitions include, the walls with sand in a single neutral color, Spazioersetti, Udine, Italy; Steve Roden, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Mulhouse, France; Steve Roden and Alexandra Grant: These Carnations Defy Language at the Pasadena Museum of California Art; The Spaces Contained In Each (Installation), St. Cornelius Chapel, Governor’s Island, New York, NY (collaboration with Stephen Vitiello); Jenny Perlin & Steve Roden, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH; bells, shells, steps and silences, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA; some small fires, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Center, City University of Hong Kong; a song without words / a music without sound, Le Bon Accueil, Rennes, France; Steve Roden: In Between; A Mid-Career Survey, curated by Howard Fox, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA; and when words become forms, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA. Roden’s work has also been included in exhibitions at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA; the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois, Chicago; The Menil Collection, Houston, TX; the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK; the Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado; and Sculpture Center, New York, NY among many others. Steve Roden’s work is in several public collections including the Hammer Museum; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; The Palm Springs Museum; The Pomona College Museum of Art; The Arizona State University Art Museum; The Henry Art Gallery; The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece; and the Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC.
Michael Ned Holte is a writer and curator living in Los Angeles. He organized the exhibition “Routine Pleasures” at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in 2016, and co-curated (with Connie Butler) the 2014 edition of “Made in L.A.” at the Hammer Museum. His writing has appeared in publications including Artforum, East of Borneo, and X-Tra, and he is the recipient of a Creative Capital Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. He teaches in the Program in Art at CalArts.