Non-profit SITE Santa Fe has caught the attention of the global art world since its inception in 1995 for its series of innovative biennials that have included top contemporary artists from around the world. For the 2014 edition, SITE has reimagined this biennial, radically rethinking its own model to create a new, innovative structure that will include a vision for continuity between biennials that will directly involve engagement with the community of Santa Fe. Rechristened as SITElines, the new biennial focuses on contemporary art from the Americas, including big names as well as a focus on under recognized art. "Unsettled Landscapes," which opened July 17, is the first in this new direction, bringing 45 artists from 16 countries with a focus on three themes... More
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Described by founder and artist Lauren Mackler, Public Fiction, is an exhibition space, venue for performance, and a journal in the Highland Park neighborhood of northeast Los Angeles. Public Fiction is running two concurrent shows; one at the Hammer Museum’s Made in L.A. biennial, which focuses on the deconstruction of fiction, and the other at the space itself, which focuses on the deconstruction of comedy. Both shows rely heavily upon the format of a script, using set directions and backdrops to inspire and direct the participating artists and writers. Mackler explains the role of Public Fiction as an experiment in curating and in literature, making the exhibition space a work of art itself. More about the museum.