Sara Magenheimer

While I was also listening

Emily Harvey Foundation
537 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
 
While I Was Also Listening To…NY
presents performances by Morgan Bassichis, Constance DeJong, Wayne Koestenbaum, and Sara Magenheimer that tackle the genre of the “talk” and the medium of “talking” as occasions for investigations in narrativity and storytelling, the relationship between sound and language, and improvisatory modalities of speech.
Friday, March 30th 2018
Doors at 6.00 pm / Performances at 6.30 pm
A performative evening featuring:
Morgan Bassichis
Sara Magenheimer
Constance De Jong
Wayne Koestenbaum

NOON and Screen Series now on view at The New Museum

NOON, a new installation in the 231 Bowery window gallery of the New Museum, is now on view until April 15, 2018. Concurrent with the exhibition is the Screen Series, which is showing 6 of Magenheimer’s videos:

Nothing Comes from Talking (But Sound) (2012)

Seven Signs that Mean Silence (2013)

Slow Zoom Long Pause (2015)

From the Movie of the Same Name (2016)

Best is Man’s Breath Quality (2017)

Art and Theft (2018)

From the New Museum:

Magenheimer presents a new video installation in the window of the New Museum’s 231 Bowery building. This project is part of a new series of window installations, which relaunches the program the New Museum originally mounted in the 1980s. In conjunction with her window installation, a selection of Magenheimer’s films is also on view as part of the Museum’s ongoing Screen Series. This project is curated by Margot Norton, Curator.

On the occasion of her project, Magenheimer has also completed “Notes on Art and Resistance A–Z,” a downloadable PDF. Written by the artist over the course of the past year, following the 2016 US presidential election, the text comprises a sequence of personal meditations on making art in a time of profound political and social change.

I Am A Scientist at V1 Gallery

Sara Magenheimer’s work will be in the group show, “I Am A Scientist” at V1 Gallery in Copenhagen, curated by Sadie Laska.

The show’s opening is Friday, January 19th. The exhibition will be up until February 24th.

Exhibition at the New Museum

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Sara Magenheimer will present a new video installation in the window of the New Museum’s 231 Bowery building. This project is part of a new series of window installations, which relaunches the program the New Museum originally mounted in the 1980’s. In conjunction with her window installation, a selection of Magenheimer’s videos will also be on view as part of the Museum’s ongoing Screen Series. This show is curated by Margot Norton and will be on view from January 24th until April 15th 2018.

More information about the exhibition can be found here

Slow Zoom Long Pause at BAM

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Slow Zoom Long Pause at BAM 

Loss for Words is the film companion to the visual art exhibition currently showing at BAM. The film companion comprises five short videos by artists addressing the slippery nature of language at a time when forms of communication are both disappearing and rapidly evolving.

Sara Magenheimer’s Slow Zoom Long Pause will be screened in Loss for Words at BAM on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The show, Loss for Words, is part of BAM’s annual fall exhibition series, Next Wave Art 2017.

Tickets to the screening are available here, on BAM’s website.

The screening will be held at the Peter Jay Sharp Building, at 30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY, at 7pm on Tuesday, November 7th.

 

 

New York Film Festival Projections Program: Art and Theft Premiere

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Art and Theft Premiere at the New York Film Festival 

Sara Magenheimer will be premiering her newest video, Art and Theft, as part of Program #4 of the New York Film Festival Projections Program. Magenheimer’s video explores the bounds of narrative and the illusion of received wisdom in the seven minutes and twenty-two seconds it takes to rob a house. Here, images of medieval art, popular cinema, and “live” news reportage speak candidly to the constructedness of all storytelling traditions.

Art and Theft will be screened on:

Saturday, October 7th at the Francesca Beale Theater 

Sunday, October 8th at the Howard Gilman Theater

Tickets are available, here through the NYFF Projection Program site