Gordon Matta-Clark

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CIRCA 1971
Early Video & Film from the EAI Archive at Dia:Beacon
Riggio Galleries 3 Beekman Street Beacon, NY 12508

September 17, 2011—December 31, 2012

CONVERSATIONS AT DIA:BEACON: Nancy Holt, Joan Jonas, Anthony Ramos, and Paul Ryan with Lori Zippay
PRESS: New York Times, Frieze Magazine, Bullett
PHOTOS: Circa 1971 Gallery Talk with Lori Zippay, February 2012

Dia Art Foundation presented Circa 1971: Early Video & Film from the EAI Archive at Dia:Beacon, Riggio Galleries. Circa 1971 brought together 20 moving image works from EAI's collection of over 3,500 media artworks. Celebrating EAI's 40th anniversary, the exhibition was organized by guest curator Lori Zippay, Executive Director of EAI.

Circa 1971 included pieces by Vito Acconci, Eleanor Antin, Ant Farm, John Baldessari, Lynda Benglis, Shirley Clarke, Dan Graham, Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson, Joan Jonas, Gordon Matta-Clark, Nam June Paik, Raindance, Anthony Ramos, Carolee Schneemann, TVTV, Steina and Woody Vasulka, and others.

Taking the year of EAI's founding as its point of departure, the exhibition set in dialogue a series of diverse works created in and around 1971, which are linked by alternative artistic and activist impulses. Circa 1971 exposed the generative encounters among these artists and influences and initiates unexpected correspondences between seemingly disparate works.
The High Line above West 22nd St. Nearest entrances at:
West 23rd St. and 10th Ave.
West 20th St. and 10th Ave.
New York, NY 10011

After the park closes at 7 pm, the projection will be visible from West 22nd St., between 10th and 11th Aves.

Nov. 29, 2011 - Jan. 24, 2012
Dusk - 10 pm

EAI was pleased to collaborate with High Line Art, a program of Friends of the High Line, to present Gordon Matta-Clark's 1976 City Slivers on the High Line, New York City's acclaimed elevated public park. The presentation of Matta-Clark's City Slivers launched High Line Channel, a new outdoor video program featuring daily screenings. City Slivers was originally created by Matta-Clark for projection on the exterior façade of the Municipal Building in Lower Manhattan. The piece is an ode to New York City's landscape and a dynamic formal investigation of the city's urban architecture.

City Slivers was projected on a building to the east of the High Line at West 22nd Street, where it was visible from the park's Seating Steps, as well as the sidewalk on West 22nd Street—less than a block from EAI.
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.
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.
LOOP'04 Barceló Hotel Sants
Pl. dels Països Catalans s/n, 08014 Barcelona, Spain

November 18 - 21, 2004

EAI was represented as a featured video art institution at the second edition of LOOP, the world's premiere video art fair, held annually in Barcelona, Spain. EAI presented new single-channel video and interactive media by artists who expand definitions of "video art," including Cory Arcangel and Kristin Lucas as well as vital yet rarely screened historical works by artists such as Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Juan Downey. LOOP '04 was held from November 18 to 21, 2004 at the Barceló Hotel Sants, located at the central railway station Barcelona-Sants (RENFE).
Dia:Chelsea bookshop 548 West 22nd Street, New York

January 11, 2004, 11 am - 6 pm

Dia and Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) presented a day-long screening of video works from EAI's collection. The videos screened featured works by artists who participated in collaborative programming presented by Dia and EAI at Dia:Chelsea from the mid-1990s until 2004. Artists included Marina Abramovic , Joan Jonas , Gordon Matta-Clark , Kristin Lucas , Mike Kelley , and Dan Graham , among others. Admission was free.
ediciónmadrid Madrid, Spain

October 23-27, 2002

On the occasion of ediciónmadrid, EAI was pleased to present a selection of titles from the late 1960s and the 1970s. These early works represent the diverse art-making strategies of the time including body-based performance tapes, conceptual exercises, the video journal, and early image processing. Presented in three programs, works by Bruce Nauman, Marina Abramovic, Vito Acconci, Shigeko Kubota, John Baldessari, Gordon Matta-Clark, and Nam June Paik will be featured.
EAI 535 W. 22nd Street, New York

Saturday, September 14th, 2002 12 - 6 pm

EAI presented a one-day exhibition of works from its major collection of video by artists. This program focused on the unique cultural and physical landscape of downtown New York in the late 1960s and early 1970s. From candid chronicles of the downtown art and performance scenes to haunting studies of the Lower Manhattan cityscape, the program included works by Gordon Matta-Clark, Michel Auder, Joan Jonas, Shirley Clarke, and Nam June Paik.
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.