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do it (home)

As social distancing requirements remain necessary, and many around the world are experiencing renewed calls to stay home, ICI and Hans Ulrich Obrist are expanding do it (home) with a new version of the project that features 55 artists' instructions. These include new commissions as well as recent contributions from do it (around the world) at the Serpentine Galleries and do it (australia), produced by Kaldor Art Projects.

Explore this additional collection of do it (home) instructions that will take you away from your screens, and recreate an art experience at home. You will respond to the artists’ call, follow their lead, enter their world, and realize an artwork on their behalf. When you're ready to return to the screen, share that you did it! Make connections with other doers on Instagram, #doithome

do it (home) was first conceived by Obrist and produced by ICI in 1995, as a collection of do it instructions that could easily be realized in one’s own home. In Spring 2020, in response to the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new version of do it (home) was launched. “do it has always taken place in public and in private—spheres of life that for many have coalesced in recent months,” said Obrist.

do it (home) exists in English and Spanish on ICI’s website, and is available through more than 50 collaborating art spaces from within ICI’s international network.

Click here to view and download all do it (home) part 2 instructions! For do it (home) in Spanish, click here.

Curious about part 1? Click here to view and download do it (home) part 1 instructions.

Collaborating Art Spaces: 220 Cultura Contemporánea (Córdoba, Argentina); Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul (Seoul, South Korea); Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art (Las Vegas, NV); Michaelis Galleries, University of Cape Town (Cape Town, South Africa); Queens Museum (Corona, NY); Reykjavik Art Museum (Reykjavik, Iceland); Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia (Adelaide, Australia); Weisman Art Museum (Minneapolis, Minnesota); and dozens more!

do it (home) is made available to art spaces internationally free of charge, in response to the COVID-19 crisis, with the support of ICI's Board of Trustees, contributors to ICI's Access Fund, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and the Jeanne and Dennis Masel Foundation. For more information about how to become a do it (home) Collaborating Art Space, contact Becky Nahom here.

do it (home) is curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and produced by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York. The 2020 relaunch of do it (home) brought together ICI with the Serpentine Galleries in London and Kaldor Public Art Projects in Sydney, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and Google Arts & Culture for do it (around the world), a new chapter of Hans Ulrich Obrist's exhibition-in-progress. To access do it (around the world) on Google Arts & Culture, click here.

For more information about the history of do it and to present the exhibition in your local museum, gallery, or art space, click the ABOUT tab. 

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UPDATES

  • New do it (home) artist instructions from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts May 21, 2021

    DO IT (HOME) AT COLLABORATING ART SPACES! December 8, 2020

    Kaldor Public Art Projects launches do it (australia) e-catalogue November 30, 2020

    Campus spotlight: Samek Art Museum October 21, 2020

  • WATCH NOW! do it (australia) Interview Marathon with Hans Ulrich Obrist July 28, 2020

    do it (around the world) featured in ARTnews May 14, 2020

    DO IT (AROUND THE WORLD) PRESS RELEASE FROM SERPENTINE GALLERIES May 14, 2020

    DO IT (HOME) Spanish Version! May 7, 2020


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