Exhibitions

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INSTALLATION VIEW

2011, 601 Artspace, New York, NY

For Installation View, the McCoys bend their artistic practice of revealing how meaning is made, to focus on how meaning is displayed. Their curatorial effort here aims to discover the private lives of art works. As an intervention into 601’s affiliated collection, they have created a site-specific exhibition out of non-site-specific art. Whether situated outdoors, in a guesthouse, or in ...

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INSTALLATION VIEW

2011, Collectorspace, Istanbul, Turkey

Solo Exhibition (curatorial project):Installation View: Streaming Live from a Private New York Collection is a curatorial project by US-based artists Jennifer and Kevin McCoy that explores “the private lives of artworks.” For their investigation, the artist/curators have gained access to an extensive private contemporary art collection, and have selected works by William Eggleston, Fischli & Weiss, Susan Hamburger, Louise Lawler, ...

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MODS + HACKERS

2011, Young Projects, Los Angeles, CA

For its summer show Young Projects will be focusing on digital projects made by artists working in the realm of game modification, hacking, patching and other code-based practices. The show includes a number of interactive works, where the viewer manipulates the work and thus, the aesthetics of the experience in real time. At the center of the exhibit is the ...

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CO-EXISTING AND CO-LLABORATING

2010, Aurora Picture Show

The point between love and hate is a fine line when you live and work with your partner. The shared physical space of the home and mental space of love and relationships has tremendous influences on the art-making process, development and professional drive of individuals. As part of Fotofest’s Biennial event, Aurora will feature the work of six collaborative teams ...

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NO CUSTOMS

2010, Sama Tower, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Group exhibition (curatorial project):A common art-making strategy when one enters into new territory is to listen, to ask, and to wait. As newcomers to Abu Dhabi, we considered this strategy, but then rejected it. Instead of waiting to receive information, we begin our sojourn in the Emirates by making an offer. In curating this show, No Customs, held in our ...

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THE DISSOLVE, EIGHT ANNUAL SITE SANTA FE BIENNIAL

2010, Site Santa Fe

A paradigm shift in contemporary art is rare and hard to recognize at its inception, but that is what curators Sarah Lewis and Daniel Belasco have done in The Dissolve, SITE Santa Fe’s Eighth International Biennial. The curators will present a new sensibility in the art of our time, a mingling of up-to-the-minute technology and traditional visual arts (painting, drawing, ...

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CONSTANT WORLD: THE WORK OF JENNIFER AND KEVIN MCCOY.

2009, 21c Museum, Louisville, KY

Solo Exhibition: Jennifer and Kevin McCoy present a unique combination of sculpture and video in this exhibition exploring multiple realities through constantly shifting stories.

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FEEDFORWARD

2009, Laboral Centro de Arte, Gijon, Spain

Group exhibition, curated by Steve Dietz and Christiane Paul- Feedforward. The Angel of History addresses the current moment in history where the wreckage of political conflict and economic inequality is piling up, while globalized forces—largely enabled by the “progress” of digital information technologies—inexorably feed us forward. The exhibition title references Paul Klee's painting Angelus Novus, which Walter Benjamin famously interpreted ...

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MODERNIZING MELODRAMA

2009, Carleton College Art Collection

Group exhibition:Modernizing Melodrama investigates how melodrama modernizes itself in contemporary popular visual media and art. Using specific films and themes in cinema history as frames — ranging from early sensational film serials to studio-era Hollywood tear-jerkers and recent blockbuster action films — this exhibition will present images and objects that embody the ongoing power and persistence of melodrama as an ...

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PLAYING AROUND

2009, The Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT

Group exhibition: This group show features works that incorporate toys or toy imagery. Like the original tales of the Brothers Grimm, each piece emerges from the complex intersection of reality, memory, and imagination.