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12-8 PM May 07, 2015 - Jun 25, 2015

Artists in Residence

Ryan and Trevor Oakes

The Drawing Center has commissioned artists Ryan and Trevor Oakes to use the exhibition Portraits from the École des Beaux-Arts Paris as a platform to further explore the genre of portraiture.

For eight consecutive Thursdays, May 7–June 25, the artists will be in residence in our Main Gallery. Using their unique drawing techniques, they will create a group “portrait” of our space and of visitors to our gallery. One can request an hour-long reservation for a portrait sitting by emailing jman@drawingcenter.org.

Image: Ryan and Trevor Oakes, Geneva Snowscape 1, 2014. Oil paint on aluminum, 9 1/2 x 10 x 1 inches.

7pm May 28, 2015

Film Screening

İnci Eviner, Still from Runaway Girls, HD Video loop, surround sound system. Copyright İnci Eviner 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Nev, Istanbul. İnci Eviner, Still from Runaway Girls, HD Video loop, surround sound system. Copyright İnci Eviner 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Nev, Istanbul. İnci Eviner, Still from Runaway Girls, HD Video loop, surround sound system. Copyright İnci Eviner 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Nev, Istanbul.

İnci Eviner, Still from Runaway Girls, HD Video loop, surround sound system. Copyright İnci Eviner 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Nev, Istanbul.

Join us for the premiere of İnci Eviner’s new film Runaway Girls, together with screenings of her recent films Harem (2009), Parliament (2010), and Nursing Modern Fall (2012). Following the screening, curator Brett Littman will be in conversation with Molly Kleiman, deputy editor of Triple Canopy. This event is in conjunction with İnci Eviner: Runaway Girls on view May 29-June 28.

The production of İnci Eviner: Runaway Girls is made possible by SAHA Association, Istanbul and Sarah Peter.

Image: İnci Eviner, Still from Runaway Girls, HD Video loop, surround sound system. Copyright İnci Eviner 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Nev, Istanbul.

Noon-6pm May 30, 2015

IDEAS CITY 2015

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Balmori Associates’ Meditation Room: Horizon, 2015.

For IDEAS CITY 2015, The Drawing Center presents Balmori Associates’ Meditation Room: Horizon a constructed continuous wall of paper where the overlapping of two dot matrix systems comes together to create a visible horizon. A city is distinguished by the presence of multiple horizon lines stacked one over another. A task of landscape in the city then may be to create the sense of an expansive horizon in the smallest of spaces. You are invited to med¬itate on this concept of the horizon and to draw your interpretation.

You can find us in Sara D. Roosevelt Park near the corner of Chrystie and Houston.

Produced by Education Director, Aimee Good.

Image: Balmori Associates’ Meditation Room: Horizon, 2015.