AM at the JM

Taryn Simon in Conversation with Jens Hoffmann


Tuesday, March 8, 2016
8 – 9:30 am
Think Coffee, Union Square, 123 4th Ave, NYC

A breakfast salon for the 21st century that takes place in the early hours of the day at Think Coffee, Union Square, hosted by the Jewish Museum.

Artist Taryn Simon discusses her recent projects with Jens Hoffmann, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Public Programs at the Jewish Museum.

Taryn Simon (b. 1975) is a multidisciplinary artist who has worked in photography, text, sculpture and performance. Her exhibition Paperwork and the Will of Capital is on view now at Gagosian Gallery New York through March 26, and Birds of the West Indies I and II (2013–14) is on view at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York through May 15. Simon is also currently working on her first performative work, jointly commissioned by Park Avenue Armory, New York and Artangel, London to premier in September 2016.

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Taryn Simon, Memorandum of Understanding between the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Government of Australia Relating to the Settlement of Refugees in Cambodia. Ministry of Interior, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, September 26, 2014, Paperwork and the Will of Capital, 2015. Archival inkjet print and text on archival herbarium paper in mahogany frame. 85 x 73 1/4 x 2 3/4 inches / 215.9 x 186.1 x 7 cm. Edition of 3. © Taryn Simon. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery.

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