Thursday 23 April, 5:30 pm
Fiona Connor (NZ)
Hosted by Michael Ray-Von
Fiona Connor’s Containment Sentiment is an artist talk adapted for online streaming that uses her personal computer as an archive and open system. Invited for Art Taaalkssss by Michael Ray-Von who currently studies in the master’s program at the Art Institute, Connor includes a survey of recent work and projects that span over multiple sites and time signature.
Fiona Connor is an artist based in Los Angeles and Auckland. Vital, recurring concerns in her practice include the social and psychological life of the object, the politics of camouflage and mimesis, and the ethics and aesthetics of the built environment. She has made solo exhibitions at Secession, Vienna; SculptureCenter, New York; MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles; Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth; Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles among others. She has been involved with various artist-run spaces, including the Laurel Doody Library Supply, a distribution project that places small run publications in libraries located in the United States, Australasia, and Europe. Connor received an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and a Conjoint BA/BFA from the University of Auckland.