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Artist-in-residence

The NTU CCA Singapore Residencies programme is an integral part of the NTU CCA Singapore’s mission as a research centre and hosts artists, curators, critics and scholars from Singapore and abroad. The studio-based Residencies programme is dedicated to facilitating the production of knowledge and research for and by established and emerging artists. It serves as a forum for cultural and artistic exchange in Southeast Asia, augmented with public events Residencies: Insights / Studio Sessions / OPEN series, ranging from open studio sessions, lectures, live performances, to special projects in The Lab, NTU CCA Singapore’s space for curatorial experimentation. The application for residency at NTU CCA Singapore is via nomination, please email NTUCCAresidencies@ntu.edu.sg for more information.

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Ana Prvacki

Residency period

6 July – 28 August 2014

About

Ana Prvacki’s work has been included in many international exhibitions including dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel (2012); Sydney Biennial (2007); Singapore Biennial (2006); Turin Triennale (2005). She has developed projects for venues and institutions such as Greeting Committee, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2011); Mardi, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2010); Music Derived Pain Killer, Castello di Rivoli (2009); T1 Pantagruel Syndrome, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin (2005); Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago (2012); Speculative Futures, Bloomberg HQ, New York (2011), 25 Years Later…, Art in General, New York (2007); Time Becomes Form, Artists Space, New York (2008); Neutralize Negative Feelings, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City (2013); Performing Practice, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston (2012).

Focus

In her videos, services, concoctions and drawings, Ana Prvacki uses a gently pedagogical and comedic approach in an attempt to reconcile etiquette and erotics. Prvacki’s practice also centres around the human negotiation involved in endeavours such as hospitality, team efforts through music or questioning our normative cultural codes around ways of being in and navigating a contemporary life.

Public programmes

Artists talks with Sam Durant and Ana Prvacki
15 Aug 2014, Fri 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Sam Durant is a multimedia artist whose works engage a variety of social, political, and cultural issues. Often referencing American history, his work explores the varying relationships between culture and politics, engaging subjects as diverse as the civil rights movement, southern rock music, and modernism. His work has been widely exhibited internationally and in the United States. He has had solo museum exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Dusseldorf, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium and the  Govett-Brewster Art Gallery in New Zealand. His work has been included in the Panamá, Sydney, Venice and Whitney Biennales. Durant shows with several galleries including Blum and Poe in Los Angeles, Paula Cooper Gallery in New York, Praz-Delavallade in Paris and Sadie Coles Gallery in London. In 2006 he compiled and edited a comprehensive monograph of Black Panther artist Emory Douglas’ work. His recent curatorial credits include Eat the Market at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Black Panther: the Revolutionary Art of Emory Douglas at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and the New Museum in New York. He was a finalist for the 2008 Hugo Boss Prize.

In her videos, services, concoctions and drawings, Ana Prvacki uses a gently pedagogical and comedic approach in an attempt to reconcile etiquette and erotics. Her work has been included in many international exhibitions including dOCUMENTA 13, Sydney Biennial 2007, Singapore Biennial 2006 and the Turin Triennale 2005. She has developed projects for venues and institutions such as the Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), Centre Pompidou (Paris), Castello di Rivoli Museod’Arte Contemporanea (Turin), Smart Museumof Art (Chicago), Bloomberg HQ (NYC), Art in General (NYC), Artists Space (NYC), Umoca (Salt Lake City) and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston).