THIS WEEK’S BUZZ: The Dissolve Site Biennial Opens In Santa Fe
Above the work of Christine Rebet, The Black Cabinet, 2007
On Friday June 18, THE DISSOLVE, SITE opens in SANTA FE, it’s the 8th International Biennial Exhibition offers an insightful twist on contemporary art by the shows two curators Sarah Lewis and Daniel Belasco. The curators will present a new sensibility to contemporary art, and they merge current technology with traditional visual arts (painting, drawing, and sculpture) with dance, music, and film. The show features new emerging voices to give this biennial an experimental appeal and then their is the work of the established artist such as Paul Chan, William Kentridge, Raymond Pettibon, Martha Colburn, Kara Walker and Federico Solmi.
International Architect David Adjaye has imaginatively designed the biennial’s 15,000 square feet space, and last spring he curated the Urbanism in Africa Photography exhibition at the Design Museum in London. Adjaye is a member of the Freelon Adjaye Bond/Smith Group, where he’s the lead designer for the National Museum of African History and Culture, to be built on the National Mall in Washington. Below: Robert Pruitt Featured in the exhibition, check out more of his work on THE DISSOLVE website.