What is a piece of clothing that “works”? Who is working whom? Is the one who poses the one who actually “works” hardest? The S/S 2017 collection of Berlin-based, Swedish- Vietnamese designer NHU DUONG entitled ‘WORK COLLECTION’ plays with the ideas of professionalism, leisure and appropriateness through a range of garments that are inspired by work outfits and hobby uniforms. Overalls, raw denim outfits, kung-fu pyjamas, biker pants, baggy tights and gloves, bomber-jackets, bomber suits,… [read more »]
Opening this Sunday at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Dark Velocity1 will feature works by Trisha Baga, Alisa Baremboym, Brace Brace, DIS, GCC, Victoria Ivanova, Seth Price, Christopher Kulendran Thomas and Ryan Trecartin. The exhibition thematically hinges on critical relationships to neoliberalism today, a rejection of former longings for ‘outside’ alternatives, and inflecting the technologies internal to current systems of power, capital, and desire.
Dark Velocity1 will be ongoing from April 13 – May 25. The CCS Bard Galleries and Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College are open Thursday through Sunday from 11am to 6pm and are free and open to the public.
Dark Velocity1 is an initial displacement towards an ongoing trajectory.
April 13 – May 25
Bard Center for Curatorial Studies
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504
1 Courtesy Gean Moreno