Sounding the Subject/Video Trajectories: Selections from the Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection and the New Art Trust
Sounding the Subject/Video Trajectories features works drawn from the collections of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and the New Art Trust. Sounding the Subject considers the use of sound, the human voice, and theatrical performances by artists Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Stan Douglas, David Hammons, Nam June Paik, and Pipilotti Rist. This exhibition was organized by guest curators Daniel Birnbaum, Rector of the Städelschule Art Academy and Director of the Portikus Gallery in Frankfurt–am-Main, Germany, and Mechtild Widrich, Ph.D. candidate, MIT’s History, Theory, and Criticism program.
The exhibition’s theme continues in a library-format exhibition, Video Trajectories, that features works by artists that were created from the 1960s to the early 2000s. Video Trajectories was organized by guest curator Caroline A. Jones, MIT Professor, MIT’s History, Theory, and Criticism program. This 80-page catalogue publication features essays by curators Daniel Birnbaum, Mechtild Widrich, and Caroline A. Jones, and introductions by Pamela and Richard Kramlich and List Center Director Jane Farver.