Chris Burden

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CHRIS BURDEN: Daylong Tribute Screening at EAI
Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) 535 W. 22nd St. 5th Floor
New York, NY 10011

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Admission Free

EAI paid tribute to Chris Burden (1946-2015) with a daylong screening of video works by and about one of the most important artists of his generation. The free program, which included key early pieces such as Documentation of Selected Works 1971-74 and The TV Commercials 1973-1977, screened at multiple scheduled times throughout the day.
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center 22-25 Jackson Ave at the intersection of 46th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101

November 1, 2009 - April 26, 2010
Thursday - Monday, noon - 6 pm

EAI presented 45 Years of Performance Video from EAI, a survey of four decades of artists' engagement with video and performance. This project is presented in conjunction with 100 Years, an exhibition on the history of performance art organized by P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center and Performa 09.
The NY Art Book Fair 2009
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center 22-25 Jackson Ave at the intersection of 46th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 1, 6-8 pm
Friday & Saturday, October 2-3, 11 am - 7 pm
Sunday, October 4, 11 am - 5 pm

EAI participated in The NY Art Book Fair 2009, organized by Printed Matter at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center. EAI's project space, installed in P.S.1's basement vault, presented FREE TRADE, a program of videos exploring economies of exchange in a globalized world: the circulation of art, ideas, information and capital. On view were new and historical works, drawn from EAI's extensive collection, by artists including Chris Burden, Bernadette Corporation, Martha Rosler, Dan Graham, VALIE EXPORT, Dara Birnbaum, Kalup Linzy, Seth Price, Lawrence Weiner, Harry Dodge and Stanya Kahn, Ken Jacobs, Gordon Matta-Clark, Muntadas, Takeshi Murata, Leslie Thornton and Ryan Trecartin.
X Initiative (rooftop) 548 West 22nd Street
New York, NY 10011

Thursday, August 6, 2009, 9:00 pm

On the rooftop at X, EAI presented a program that focused on artists who use video to bring the interview into their art. Included in the program were Tony Oursler's interview with Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon; a 1982 video "magazine edition" by MICA-TV and Richard Prince; Chris Burden's video confessional, Big Wrench; footage of art collective Ant Farm's 1976 appearances on Australian talk shows; and Russell Connor's fascinating, rare 1964 interview with Marcel Duchamp, in which the legendary Dadaist looks back on his life and the art of the 20th century.
EAI Video Program at the NY Art Book Fair
The NY Art Book Fair
Phillips de Pury & Company
450 West 15th Street at 10th Avenue, 3rd Floor
(between 9th & 10th Avenues)
New York City

Friday, October 24 - Sunday, October 26, 2008

Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is pleased to participate in The 2008 New York Art Book Fair. EAI will present a special program of videos that considers issues of access, circulation and obsolescence. The program explores "out of print" art and media, in the form of limited edition videos, site-specific installations, Internet searches, one-off broadcasts, and ephemeral actions and performances that exist only as documents or artifacts.
EAI Viewing Room at EFA Gallery
EFA Gallery 323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor, New York City

November 2 - November 17, 2007

During the PERFORMA07 performance biennial, EFA Gallery was transformed into a video lounge to host Electronic Arts Intermix's Viewing Room, a program that provides free public access to one of the foremost collections of video art in the world. Visitors to EFA Gallery were able to choose from a curated selection of major performance-based video works by over 30 artists from the EAI Collection. Viewers were able to watch these seminal performances and contemporary classics at their own pace in a comfortable viewing environment. During the opening reception on Friday, November 2nd, programs featuring selected works were installed throughout the gallery.
NADA Art Fair
The Ice Palace 59 NW 14th Street, Miami, Florida

Friday, December 8, 2006, 6:00 pm

EAI collaborated with the NADA Art fair to present a screening of videos by artists involving intervention, intrusion, and trespassing. Documenting literal, formal, or conceptual acts of breaking and entering, their works harness disruption and surprise. Artists in the program included Bernadette Corporation, Chris Burden, VALIE EXPORT, Delia Gonzalez and Gavin Russom, Dan Graham, Klara Liden, Rachel Mason, Takeshi Murata, Michael Smith, and Ryan Trecartin.
Automotive High School (AHS) 50 Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

July 29th, 2005, 8:30 pm

EAI and Rooftop Films collaborated on a screening of works involving direct television intervention. Rooftop films is a community-oriented film festival whose mission is to "bring the underground outdoors."
Ocularis 70 North 6th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

June 6, 2004, 7pm

EAI and Ocularis screened a program of works commemorating direct television interventions, in the spirit of Ant Farm's Media Burn. This classic performative work saw two members of the seminal collective drive a converted 1959 El Dorado through a burning pyramid of TV sets on the 4th of July, 1975. Other works shown included VALIE EXPORT's Facing a Family, Chris Burden's Big Wrench and videos by Michael Shamberg and TVTV.
Museum of Modern Art New York City

February 26 - April 30, 2002

As the keystone of EAI's 30th anniversary events, Museum of Modern Art presented First Decade: Video from the EAI Archives, a major retrospective that looked at the early days of video through EAI's historical collection. Featuring 60 works, the twelve-part program explored themes and issues ranging from performance and the body; narrative; cultural essays; activism, and poetics.