Roski Talks: Jennifer West
Jennifer West, Associate Professor of Fine Arts Practice, USC Gayle Garner Roski School of Art and Design
Lecture: Media Archaeology
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Free and open to all
Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)
3001 S Flower Street at 30th
Los Angeles 90007
Jennifer West is an artist, who for over ten years, has gained international recognition for her explorations of materialism in film. Significant commissions include ICA London’s Art Night, Turbine Hall at TATE Modern and High Line Art, New York City, among others.
Her work has been shown at Saatchi Gallery, London; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Kunsthalle Schirn, Germany; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg; Drawing Center, NY; Kunstlerhaus KM- Halle, Austria; ICA Philadelphia; Musee d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, FR; ZKM Museum for New Media, Karlsruhe, Germany and Nottingham Contemporary, UK, among others.
Selected solo shows include S1 Artspace in Sheffield, UK; Kunstverein Nuremberg, Germany; Contemporary Art Museum, Houston; Transmission Gallery in Glasgow and White Columns, NY. She has been an artist in residence at EMPAC at RPI in Troy, NY and the MIT List Visual Arts Center in Cambridge, MA. In 2016, West will present a commissioned solo exhibition and performance at Tramway in Glasgow and a solo exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum in Seattle, Washington. She is represented by Vilma Gold Gallery in London; Lisa Cooley Gallery in NY and Marc Foxx Gallery in Los Angeles.