The first North American museum exhibition of works by Alexandre Singh, this presentation will be comprised of the artist’s new series of Assembly Instructions entitled The Pledge. This project takes interviews that the artist conducted throughout 2011 with noted scientists, artists, writers, and filmmakers, and transforms them into fictional dialogues visualized according to Singh’s signature format of collaged photocopies connected by hand-drawn pencil dots on the wall. Filling the Main Gallery, Singh’s fictionalized—and spatialized—interviews will position drawing not only as a physical gesture, but also as a graphic conduit for the imaginative process.
Curated by Claire Gilman, Curator
Alexandre Singh: The Pledge is made possible in part by Etant donnés: The French-American Fund for Contemporary Art and the Grand Marnier Foundation. Additional funding is provided by Zoe and Joel Dictrow.
Go to here to read The Pledge interviews excerpted from PALAIS magazine
Read Drawing Papers 102: Alexandre Singh: The Pledge.
Buy the catalogue.
Image: Alexandre Singh, Assembly Instructions (The Pledge- Leah Kelly) (detail), 37 framed inkjet ultrachrome archival prints and dotted pencil lines, 2011. Courtesy Sprueth Magers: Berlin and London; Art: Concept: Paris; Metro Pictures: New York; Monitor Gallery: Rome.