Artist Projects

A Philosophy of Time Travel


Edgar Arceneaux , Vincent Johnson , Olga Koumoundouros , Rodney McMillian , Matthew Sloly

A Philosophy of Time Travel is a collaborative sculptural installation designed for the Studio Museum of Harlem. Edgar Arceneaux, Vincent Johnson, Olga Koumoundouros, Matthew Sloly and Rodney McMillian created a site that convincingly simulated the consequences of what would happen if Constantin Brancusi’s sculpture Endless Column were to suddenly and inexplicably come crashing through the museum’s roof. Poetic, humorous, and ambitious, the project references such diverse sources as the music of the composer and pop artist, Sun Ra, and the architecture of Egyptian pyramids.

Project Updates

  • 2007: A Philosophy of Time Travel premieres at the Studio Museum in New York

  • Artists

    Edgar Arceneaux

    Born in 1972, Los Angeles-based artist Edgar Arceneaux received a BFA from the Art Center College of Design and a MFA from the CalArts. Arceneaux con…

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    Vincent Johnson

    Vincent Johnson is an artist and writer based in Los Angeles. His photographic works and paintings engage both significant and neglected historical s…

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    Olga Koumoundouros

    Olga Koumoundouros has had extensive exhibitions of her multimedia art works and installations at numerous museums and galleries in the United States…

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    Rodney McMillian

    Rodney McMillian has had solo exhibitions at numerous museums and galleries in both the United States and in Europe. His works are in the permanent c…

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    Matthew Sloly

    Matthew Sloly is based in Los Angeles, and has an extensive background in digital technologies. He has received funding and support from the Beall Ce…

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  • Events

    Jun 27 – Aug 27, 2009
    Edgar Arceneaux is featured in a group exhibition at Governor's Island in New York City



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    April 15, 2015
    Project Premiere: Emily Johnson's SHORE in Lenapehoking (New York City)



    April 7, 2015
    Project Premiere: Kerry Tribe Solo Exhibition "The Loste Note" at 356 Mission in Los Angeles



    March 19, 2015
    Project Premiere: Carlos Motta Launches Web-Based Project "Gender Talents"



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