Public talk and presentation
Director, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 @ 3:00 p.m.
Pierottijeva 11, Zagreb
Anthony Elms is Chief Curator. He has organized the exhibitions Endless Shout (2016-7), Rodney McMillian: The Black Show (2016), Christopher Knowles: In a Word with writer Hilton Als (2015), White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart (2013), and coordinated several other exhibitions and projects.
He is also a writer and editor of the publishing imprint White Walls Inc. Elms’s writings have appeared in various periodicals, including Afterall, Art Asia Pacific, ART PAPERS, Cakewalk, May Revue, Modern Painters, and New Art Examiner. He has written essays for catalogues and edited collections such as Cosey Complex (Koenig Books), Geof Oppenheimer: Big Boss and the Ecstasy of Pleasures (Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art), and the forthcoming Terry Adkins: Recital (Prestel).
He has independently curated many exhibitions, including: Interstellar Low Ways (with Huey Copeland); A Unicorn Basking in the Light of Three Glowing Suns (with Philip von Zweck); and Sun Ra, El Saturn & Chicago’s Afro-Futurist Underground, 1954-68 (with John Corbett and Terri Kapsalis). He was one of three curators of the 2014 Whitney Biennial.
Anthony will present his work as a curator and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, and his independent activities and will have an informal exchange of experiences with the present artists and visitors about art and art production.
Anthony is a guest at the Institute for Contemporary Art in Zagreb as part of the YVAA – Young Visual Artists Award network which Radoslav Putar Award is a co-founder of.
As part of this program, the organizers of 12 European awards for young artists from 12 different European countries will be present in Zagreb along with the hosts from Residency Unlimited, New York, Trust Funds for Mutual Understanding, New York, and the program founder Wendy Luers.
The opening of the Radoslav Putar Award exhibition Finale 2018!!! is
on Thursday, June 7, 2018,
at Mali Salon, in Rijeka,
organized by ICA Zagreb and MMSU Rijeka.
Finalists of Radoslav Putar award 2018:
Gildo Bavčević, Davor Konjikušić, Ana Kuzmanić, Kristina Marić.
A free bus service from Zg – Rijeka – Zg is organised.
All information: firstname.lastname@example.org , +385916199454
Organization of the talk with Anthony Elms: Institute for Contemporary Art, Attack and Medika
Photo: The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now