Sara Magenheimer




An Evening with Sara Magenheimer and Martine Syms
Magenheimer and Syms will each present video lectures which will be followed by a discussion with the two artists.
6PM Pre-movie Dinner! A one-plate meal will be available from 6-8pm provided by Lil’ Deb’s Oasis (while supplies last).

Hearing voices = you’re crazy / Not hearing voices = you’re crazy

Sara Magenheimer will give a talk cataloging the variety of modes of voice she uses in her work and observes in the world, interweaving her relationship to her own voice with cinematic uses of the voice in disembodied voiceover.

Misdirected Kiss

Martine Syms will present MISDIRECTED KISS, a performative lecture that tells a story about language, movement, and performance as observed in black female entertainers.

Sara Magenheimer is an artist based in New York. Recent exhibitions and screenings include White Columns, Foxy Production, Chapter, Interstate Projects, 247365 Gallery, Cleopatra’s, The Kitchen, and Brooklyn Academy of Music. She has performed at Recess, MOMA P.S.1, Issue Project Room, Canada Gallery, the Performa 13 Biennial, and in Stockholm, Sweden. She was the recipient of a 2014 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant, 2015 Artadia Grant, and winner of the Prix De Varti at the 2015 Ann Arbor Film Festival.

Martine Syms (b. 1988) is an artist based in Los Angeles. Her artwork has been exhibited and screened extensively, including recent presentations at Karma International, Bridget Donahue Gallery, the New Museum, Kunsthalle Bern, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Index Stockholm, MOCA Los Angeles and MCA Chicago. She’s lectured at Yale University, SXSW, California Institute of the Arts, University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins University and MoMA PS1, among other venues. Upcoming exhibitions include Made in LA at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, and Manifesta 11 in Zurich, Switzerland.

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