Jeanine Oleson Premieres Her Creative Capital Project at Hammer Museum

May 04 2017 - Aug 06 2017


Hammer Musem
10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA


Visual Arts

Following her residency at the Hammer Museum, Jeanine Oleson will present a new body of work and performance related to conduction as a material, musical, and social matter.The New York-based artist Jeanine Oleson (b. 1974, Astoria, OR) works with photography, performance, film, video, sound, and installation, exploring themes including audience, language, spirituality, memory, music, and alienation. Following her recent residency at the Hammer, Oleson presents a work related to research on the conditions of copper usage in late capitalism and the irreconcilable contemporary relationship between bodies, labor, resources, and art. With humor, pathos, and pleasure, the installation includes catalytic instruments and objects that interrelate the body’s function and relationship to materials and representation. The exhibition includes a human(e) matter.

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