AMIE SIEGEL: YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE
Amie Siegel, Black Moon, 2010 (S-16mm film transferred to High Definition) Film Still
Talk and projection
24.11.2011 // 8pm // at the Y-Table // Entrance free
Ranging from photographs, video, film installations, and feature films for the cinema, the work of New York based artist Amie Siegel re-orientates the fictions within documentary practices, often doubling back on history through the specific patterns of cinematic choreography and architecture. In her multipart works for exhibition, Siegel takes seemingly disparate filmic elements, often derived in part from archives and her own filmed images, and arranges them in an accumulative constellation, a method of associative montage that, in her cinema films, unfolds and recurs subtly over time. These gradual gatherings within and between works suggest montage is a third thing that, as the artist has written, “unfolds in us”.
Amie Siegel will speak on remaking and the uncanny role of architecture in her work, spanning films, photographs and installation.
Talk: Amie Siegel / Q&A: Emanuele Guidi and Matthias Böttger
Siegel has exhibited in The Talent Show, MoMA/PS1, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Another Point of View, La Galerie, Noisy-le-Sec, France; The Russian Linesman, Hayward Gallery, London; 2008 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY and Forum Expanded, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin. Amie Siegel. Part 1: Black Moon, the first of a two-part solo exhibition of her work at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany opened in July 2011. Her films and videos have been shown at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Cannes Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, BFI Southbank and the Harvard Film Archive among numerous festivals, museums and cinematheques.