“A dual exhibition spotlighting the work of Jennifer Brandon and Andréanne Michon presents multiple photo-based projects that destabilize comfortable perceptions of the photographic medium, its physical limits, and relationship to time. Brandon’s adventurous material explorations spur a reconsideration of what we think we see, while Michon’s multimedia projects challenge us to consider earnestly how the world around us is shaped. Colliding affords an opportunity to think of time as a concept both immediate and inconceivably long, and photography as time’s playful yet untrustworthy interpreter.”
Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 7 - 8 PM
Location: Casemore Kirkeby
(1275 Minnesota Street #102, San Francisco, CA 94107)
Please join us for a walkthrough of Casemore Kirkeby’s current exhibition Handless Operative (April 13 - May 25) with artists Sean McFarland and Jennifer Brandon. Works in Handless Operative explore the photograph as an object of agency through viewership.
Andréanne Michon and Jennifer Brandon’s Colliding, the artists’ two-person show at SF Camerawork, presents works that explore the dark sublime in ordinary materials, such as rock formations, mylar, or glass cleaner. The exhibition features photographic prints altered by chemical and physical interventions, as well as works on paper, sculptures, and video that suggest the simultaneity of stasis and flux.
JENNIFER BRANDON & ANDRÉANNE MICHON - COLLIDING
OPENING RECEPTION Thursday April 11 from 6 to 8 pm
APRIL 11 - JUNE 8, 2019 @ SF Camerawork
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COLLIDING presents the works of two artists working on the conceptual edges of the photographic medium and its ability to represent the physical world. For this collaboration, Jennifer Brandon and Andréanne Michon have carefully intertwined several series of work around a shared interest in how the tools of photography can be exploited to connect us to our material surroundings. The exhibition includes photography, video, sculpture, and works on a variety of papers and substrates.
Working with simple and often unexpected subject matter, both artists employ an array of photographic techniques, integrating lens-based and camera-less images, film and digital, and multi-layered print-making methods. With subjects ranging from volcanic ash to ordinary household chemicals, both artists make use of photography's ability to describe, record, and imprint visual information. Their resultant works are at once familiar and mysterious, mundane and sublime.
This exhibition is generously supported by The Osher Foundation, Fleishacker Foundation and L’imprimerie centre d’artistes.
April 13, 2019 – May 26, 2019
Saturday, April 13, 6-8pm
David Benjamin Sherry
Awoiska van der Molen
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Organized by Petra Bibeau
Works in Handless Operative explore the photograph as an object of agency through viewership. Through this identification exists the distance between what is being presented and what we accept as being portrayed, what is determined as the expanded perceptual realm enabled by the act of mechanical reproduction. In consideration of revealing or not revealing production, photography maintains the selective tool of the ‘handless operative’ to inform through the act of looking.
The hidden production (McFarland, Hubbs, Brandon, van der Molen)
The exposed production (Sultan, Takizawa, White, Imano)
And the liberation of production (Sherry, Schiff, Kruithof)
Hidden production insomuch as the image is representational but may not be what is experienced.
Exposed production insomuch as the exposure defies the suggested narrative on purpose.
The liberation of production insomuch as the image has been presented as recognizable yet emphasized as changed in meaning.
Oakland Campus, Ralls 202
More info: Nick Janikian, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brandon will discuss her photographic work, rendered through varied processes – traditional, experimental, digital, moving, still. She magnifies and highlights the transformative properties of humble things in flux: foams, safety glass, Cinefoil, reclaimed silver, aluminum paint, silver leaf. Designed to visually disappear, to conserve, conceal or fix, these materials play in front of her camera and perform in the darkroom. The resulting imagery traverses the abstract and the representational, the sculptural and the painterly, to evoke mysterious, electric worlds or shifting landscapes of movement.
MAR 09–MAR 18, 2018
Opening Reception March 9 from 6 to 9 pm
Storefront Installation @ 1320 Park Street in Alameda CA
As creative people of all kinds grapple with what it means to respond to the moment we are living in, we invited artists to remind people about beauty in the world — in all the forms that might take. Artists hone in on all kinds of subjects that they find beautiful and that they believe merit close attention. This project stems from the premise that searching for beauty is, in itself, a radical act.
“Photographs, Photograms and Photocopies: Jennifer Brandon and Jay Defeo's Radical Experiments With a Changing Medium” Humble Arts Foundation, By Roula Seikaly
An exhibition at Mills College Art Museum celebrates the work of two women working with photo-manipulation.
JAN 17–MAR 11, 2018
Opening Reception Jan 17 from 6 to 8 pm
This exhibition presents new work by Bay Area photographer Jennifer Brandon, shown in conjunction with rarely seen photocopies and photographs by the ground-breaking visual artist Jay DeFeo.
January through June 2017.
RayKo's residency program is designed to support artists in the development of their photographic projects and ideas.
The thousands of artworks at SFMOMA offer countless opportunities to look closely and think deeply about some of the most amazing artists of our time. To celebrate both the artists on view in the newly expanded museum and the creative communities of the Bay Area, join us for 50 Artists, an exciting new program taking place every Friday at noon for fifty weeks. Each week, a local artist, designer, maker, thinker, performer, or writer shares how an icon of modern and contemporary art matters to them.