Ragnar Kjartansson: Song / Opening Reception
Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 7:00 PM – 9:00pm
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
770 NE 125th St
North Miami, FL 33161
Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson creates enthralling performances and videos, which explore the extremes of the human condition â€“ sorrow and happiness, transgression and repentance â€“ with sublime environments, methodical repetition, and a wry sense of humor. Ragnar Kjartansson was the first recipient of Performa 11â€™s Malcolm McLaren Award.
This exhibition was made possible with additional support provided by
MOCAâ€™s Mystery Dates fundraiser.
Ragnar Kjartansson: Song will be on view through September 2, 2012
Ragnar Kjartansson: Song is organized by Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh & curated by Dan Byers, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art.
This presentation of Ragnar Kjartansson: Song is made possible by MOCAâ€™s Knight Exhibition Endowment. Additional support provided by MOCAâ€™s Mystery Dates fundraiser.
MOCAâ€™s Knight Exhibition Series is made possible by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Exhibitions and programs at MOCA are made possible through grants from the City of North Miami. Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts. With the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade Mayor and Board of Commissioners. The Museum of Contemporary Art is accredited by the American Association of Museums.
Image: Ragnar Kjartansson, The End, 2008, five channel video, color, sound, 30 min. Courtesy of the artist, Luhring Augustine, New York and i8 Gallery, Reykjavik.Thank you for using Soul Of Miami!