The Backroom is a digital space to discover and navigate art beyond the artistic object or artifact, from a perspective that art is a continuous and relational exercise.
Based on the traveling exhibition curated by Mary Ceruti, Matt Freedman, and Sina Najafi in 2003, The Paper Sculpture Manual is a downloadable, printable, and shareable manual of sculptures that can be assembled by YOU!
Talking to Action investigates contemporary, community-based social art practices in the United States and throughout Latin America while attempting to build a direct dialogue with artists and researchers across the hemisphere to discuss shared concerns.
Curated by Bill Kelley Jr.
This unique solo exhibition presents a survey of rarely-seen experimental short films and installations by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, alongside archival documents, photographs, drawings and sketches that explore threads of socio-political commentary in the artist’s practice from early in his career to the present.
Curated by Gridthiya Gaweewong
Push Play explores the work of artists who borrow from play and games to reveal social, philosophical, and cultural issues. From playfulness, to mathematical strategy, the artists have mined the significance of games, reinventing them to create experiences that often involve the viewer and reflect on the nature of participation in art.
Curated by Melissa E. Feldman