Hold These Truths

November 13, 2017 - March 14, 2018

February 9 - April 21, 2018

(RE)VISION Exhibition

Tuesday, April 07 2015

Drawing from Sophocles's play Oedipus Rex, (RE)VISION grapples with questions of vision and looking: what is vision, and how do we convey it? The prefix "re" imbues the word "vision"" with another level of meaning, and speaks to our need to look again, and to look further. The exhibition invites the viewer to look thoughtfully, repeatedly, and with intention. 

The site of (RE)VISION is itself a place in transition between its former use by LensCrafters, a retailer of prescription eyewear, and a future tenant. With the intervention of the exhibition we are revising the potential of the space, opening up possibilities for envisioning transitional use for artistic platforms and turning vacancy into a resource to be explored.

NLE Chief Curator Manon Slome has been instructing and guiding the students as they conceptualized the exhibition and transformed the space. Great thanks to Stonehenge Partners who we have worked with in the past.


Artists:
Rollin Beamish
Uday Dhar
Ryan Foerster
Omer and Tal Golan
Fiorella Gonzales-Vigil
Hhu
Daniel Lopera
Mary Mattingly
Caleb Nussear
Demetrius Oliver
#PARRATORO
Farideh Sakhaeifar
Marvin Touré
Elizabeth Tubergen
Carrie Elston Tunick
James Tunick
Curated by the inaugural Class of SVA's Masters in Curatorial Practice:
Kayla Fanelli
Lal Bahcecioglu
Maya Castro Gutiérrez
Mohammad Golabi
Allison Peller
Manuela Reyes
Lalita Salander
Ana Sophie Salazar
Marie Vigneau
Danielle Whalen

(RE)VISION is on view: 
April 9-26, 2015

Thurs/Fri 2-8pm
Sat/Sun 12-6pm
1199 First Avenue (at the corner of 65th St.)
New York, NY 10065

The opening reception will take place Thursday April 9, 6-8pm

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