Archival poster show from the collection of Michael Parke-Taylor.

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PIN UP – Fundraising Sale + Archival Show!

Curated by Michael Parke-Taylor

15 December 2011 - 17 December 2011
Opening Reception 21 December 2017 7pm

Front Gallery: A Fundraising Sale of Limited Edition Posters by Artists Back Gallery: Archival Show of posters from the collection of Michael Parke-Taylor It’s that time of year again… Mercer Union is offering fine art at street prices! Limited edition posters by artists, each available for just $75, are hot off the press just in […]

Alex Wolfson. Installation view. Front Gallery.

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THE F.E.K. ARCHIVES: THIS IS MAKING ME NERVOUS…

Alex Wolfson

11 November 2011 - 10 December 2011
Opening Reception 11 November 2011 8pm

Front Gallery: The F.E.K. Archives: This is Making Me Nervous Reading by Alex Wolfson: Wednesday 16 November, 7PM Fernanda Eva Karon (1885-1938?) was an Argentinian philosopher and writer. A friend and contemporary of Heidegger and Arendt, Karon’s work concentrated primarily on phenomenological questioning. Her doctoral thesis, awarded by the Sorbonne, was on the “terror of […]

Tricia Middleton. Installation view. Back Gallery.

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THE CALL IS COMING FROM INSIDE THE HOUSE

Tricia Middleton

11 November 2011 - 10 December 2011
Opening Reception 11 November 2011 8pm

Back Gallery: The Call is Coming from Inside the House Artist’s Talk: Saturday 12 November, 2 PM The Call Is Coming from Inside the House is comprised of a series of text-based sign paintings (50 in total), to be presented within a functional workspace as thinkspace or constructed installation. This installation includes an elaborate workstation, […]

Group show. Installation view. Front Gallery.

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CHANGING STAKES: CONTEMPORARY ART DIALOGUES WITH DUBAI

Amir Berbic, Haig Aivazian, Abbas Akhavan, Lamya Gargash, George Katodrytis, Nikolaj Skyum Bendix Larsen, Armin Linke, Hajra Waheed

Curated by Srimoyee Mitra

9 September 2011 - 29 October 2011
Opening Reception 9 September 2011 8pm

Changing Stakes: Contemporary Art Dialogues with Dubai presents artworks by eight noted international artists in order to consider the present day position of Dubai as a nexus of culture, capital and migration in the Gulf region and in the Middle East. Guest curator Srimoyee Mitra has assembled this exhibition based on her interest in the […]

Aleksandra Mir. Installation view. Back Gallery.

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THE SEDUCTION OF GALILEO GALILEI

ALEKSANDRA MIR

Curated by Sarah Robayo Sheridan

18 June 2011 - 6 August 2011
Opening Reception 18 June 2011 3pm

Back Gallery: The Seduction of Galileo Galilei Artist Talk at 3PM Reception to follow 4-6PM For its banner summer exhibition, Mercer Union has commissioned international artist Aleksandra Mir for a new work titled The Seduction of Galileo Galilei, produced with support from Charles Street Video. This new video piece will be the centerpiece of Mir’s […]

Robert Hengeveld. Installation View. Front Gallery. Photo: Robert Hengeveld

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NATURAL REVISION

Robert Hengeveld

25 March 2011 - 30 April 2011
Opening Reception 25 March 2011 8pm

Robert Hengeveld’s ambitious installation project Natural Revision combines manufactured landscaping products—synthetic rocks, trees and grass—with wildlife decoys and proto-natural sounds to create a visual and acoustic environment suggestive of Algonquin Park but more plastic in form. The resulting installation sets a playing field in which our relationship to the natural landscape can be explored against […]

Roman Signer. Installation view. Back Gallery.

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CINEMA

Roman Signer

25 March 2011 - 30 April 2011
Opening Reception 25 March 2011 8pm

Back Gallery: Cinema Swiss artist Roman Signer has devoted several decades to the development, execution and documentation of experiments involving everyday objects in extraordinary circumstances. Cinema contains aspects of both his ephemeral outdoor works and his kinetic sculpture. The installation combines the screening of an hour-long selection of the artist’s Restenfilms or “film leftovers” in […]

Installation view of the exhibition Out of Print curated by Sarah Robayo Sheridan. Photo: Jon Sasaki.

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OUT OF PRINT

Kristan Horton, John Latham, Roula Partheniou, Amy Robinson, Molly Springfield, David Stein, Derek Sullivan

Curated by Sarah Robayo Sheridan

7 January 2011 - 26 February 2011
Opening Reception 7 January 2011 8pm

Front and Back Galleries: OUT OF PRINT Out of Print considers artists’ interpolations of the form of the book. The works are framed in relation to the shift from print-based media towards electronic formats and the current reigning rhetoric around the end of the book. The exhibition presents examples of artists’ interest or obsession with […]