Daniela Rivera’s installation, the second in a series of annual commissions, is born of the artist’s own experience as an immigrant and regards “the loss of the habitual.” She has fitted salvaged doors with optical lenses and audio speakers to explore “the many personal stories of immigration and the loss of familiarity of one’s environment.” The installation includes an eight channel audio piece designed by Jenny Olivia Johnson.
Rivera (b. 1973, Santiago, Chile) describes herself as an experimental painter, whose work is as likely to take shape through video, photography, and installation as it is to find form through the expectable medium of paint on canvas. She holds a BFA from the Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago (1996), an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2006), and was a Fellow at the Skowhegan School in Maine (2006). Rivera was a finalist for the Foster Prize in 2010, and presented a major trans-medial installation, The Andes Inverted, at the MFA Boston in 2017-18.
Special thanks to Melchor Becker for his assistance in the studioSpecial thanks for sharing their memories and voices to: Anonymous, Brenda, Doris, Francisca, Gerardo, Jorge, Juan Carlos, Juan Manuel, Tomas
The Windows Invitational is organized by Lisa Fischman, Ruth Gordon Shapiro ’37 Director, and presented with generous support from Wellesley College Friends of Art at the Davis.
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Sep 20–Dec 16Christiane Baumgartner: Another Country
Christiane Baumgartner works at the intersection of old and new media to expand the traditions of printmaking. Her prints are about speed and transmission, human sight and its elusive capture, cultural memory and modes of representation.Event Date:Thursday, September 20, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, December 16, 2018 (All day)
Sep 22–Dec 8, 2 PMDrop-in Public Tours
The Davis Museum offers guided tours to public groups during open hours. Specially-trained Student Guides engage visitors with the Davis’s distinctive permanent collections and special temporary exhibitions.Event Date:Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Dec 08 2018 except Sat Oct 06 2018, Sat Nov 24 2018.Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 2:00pmSaturday, September 29, 2018 - 2:00pmSaturday, October 13, 2018 - 2:00pmSaturday, October 20, 2018 - 2:00pmSaturday, October 27, 2018 - 2:00pmSaturday, November 3, 2018 - 2:00pmSaturday, November 10, 2018 - 2:00pmSaturday, November 17, 2018 - 2:00pmSaturday, December 1, 2018 - 2:00pmSaturday, December 8, 2018 - 2:00pm
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