ISCP TalkAugust 31, 2021, 4-5pm
Artists at Work: Nora Joung with Monika Fabijanska
For this Artists at Work, current resident Nora Joung and independent curator Monika Fabijanska will discuss language as a technology and strategy within visual art. A Q&A with the audience will follow.
Nora Joung works with moving images, installation, performance and text. Her current film project focuses on European scholars travelling to the Americas. Joung co-runs the artist-run platform Destiny’s in Oslo, Norway, together with Melanie Kitti, Emilie de Rohan Birkeland, and Ray Hegelbach. She’s a member of the artist’s group Rose Hammer, and the editorial board of the small press H//O//F.
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Nora Joung is currently receiving a Government Grant for Artists, Norway. She received the Blix Prize, Denmark in 2016. Her recent and upcoming exhibitions include I Call it Art, National Museum of Norway; collaborative efforts with the Guttorm Guttormsgaard archive in Blaker; Nora Joung: Ding Dong at Kunstnernes Hus and UKS, Norway; and a third episode in Rose Hammer’s National Episodes-series which is preluded by the stage play Grini and the futures of Norway (2019) and the radio play The Radical Flu, aired on RadiOrakel, the world’s oldest feminist radio station (2020).
Monika Fabijanska is an art historian, contemporary art curator and art appraiser based in New York City. She specializes in women’s and feminist art, and is a member of College Art Association’s Committee on Women in the Arts.
Her exhibition ecofeminism(s) (Thomas Erben Gallery, 2020), featuring the works by Agnes Denes, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Mary Mattingly, Ana Mendieta, Cecilia Vicuña, et al, garnered reviews in Art in America, The New York Times, The Brooklyn Rail, Hyperallergic, Flash Art, and STIRworld in India, among others. Groundbreaking The Un-Heroic Act: Representations of Rape in Contemporary Women’s Art in the U.S. (Shiva Gallery, John Jay College, 2018) was ranked the fifth best NYC art show in 2018 by Hyperallergic, and critically acclaimed by The New York Times, The New Yorker, Artforum, Art in America, The Brooklyn Rail and Art Papers, among others. Accompanied by a catalog and symposium, it featured works by Lynn Hershman Leeson, Jenny Holzer, Suzanne Lacy, Ana Mendieta, Senga Nengudi, Yoko Ono, Kara Walker, et al.
This program is supported, in part, by Hartfield Foundation; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; New York City Council District 34; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; Nordic Talks; NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund in The New York Community Trust; Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA); Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF); The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation; Teiger Foundation; Willem de Kooning Foundation; and William Talbott Hillman Foundation.