Xenogenesis presents a sampling of the Otolith Group’s works from 2011 to 2018, on view from February 22 to May 10. Admission is free and open to all.
Composer Julius Eastman is the focus of a project by the Otolith Group and it was included in this year’s Sharjah Biennial.
The latest Sharjah Biennial features over 50 international artists, many of whom have created impressive installations in the Emirate.
The 2010 Turner Prize was announced last night, and Susan Philipsz was named the winner (against betting company William Hill’s unlikely odds of 16/5). Her piece, “Lowlands Away” (2010), has been much ballyhooed as the first sound installation to win the award for UK artists under the age of 50. The piece, a critic favorite before the announcement, is an easily digestible recording of the artist singing a traditional Scottish folk song. It was originally installed along various river-adjacent alleyways in Glasgow, re-contextualizing the spaces with the lament of a man whose lover had drowned.
Philipsz’s work is considerably less politicized than that of her fellow nominees …