Is public apology a practice that should be abandoned, or should it be reimagined? Looking at AA Bronson’s “A Public Apology to Siksika Nation” provides some guidance.
In The Shoreline Dilemma curators Candice Hopkins and Tairone Bastien offer a consideration of “climate” that spans the tangible environment to the social. Here are some highlights to catch before the Biennial closes on December 1.
At 72, AA Bronson — co-founder of Toronto-based art collective General Idea, creator of the NY Art Book Fair, and former executive director of Printed Matter — is busier than ever.
A retrospective in Mexico City traces the Canadian trio’s evolution from Fluxus-inflected performance directives to twists on commercial objects and images directly addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
VIENNA — How to tell the story of these exhibitions, filled with so many works by AA and his friends and collaborators, including installations, collaborative works, performances, and even an exhibition within the exhibition?
At the opening of Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair tonight, we’re launching a zine to help you navigate the fair and its many treasures.
LONDON — Hexenmeister, AA Bronson’s first solo show at Maureen Paley, calls to mind his recent House of Shame at the Gwangju Biennial, featuring Bronson’s particular combination of queer themes and shamanic practices.
GWANGJU, South Korea — I visited AA Bronson’s House of Shame with a feeling of intense excitement and curiosity.
GWANGJU, South Korea — For the past several years, AA Bronson’s work has drawn on the acute awareness of radical pedagogies and alternative economies that he developed as a member of the Canadian artists collective General Idea.
GWANGJU, South Korea — I have never been to South Korea before. Jessica Morgan warned that it would be hot and sweaty and of course Gwangju was exactly that — tropical!
LOS ANGELES — The LA Art Book Fair is for those who cannot afford to buy art. That includes everyone from recent MFAs to working artists, writers and curators, and collectors who like objects that take up space on the coffee table — not the wall.
ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands — The greatest temptations, in a show called The Temptation of AA Bronson, are not epicurean, sensual, or even sexual. Instead the visitor is torn between mysticism and reason, knowing that perhaps too much of either could be unbalanced.