Le Vide, le plein (Void, Fullness), 2008. © Kader Attia
The Walls That Divide Us
Exhibition on view:
November 9–December 22, 2011
291 Church Street
New York, NY
Closing soon is The Walls That Divide Us, the current exhibition at apexart which focuses on physical and invisible global barriers. This multi-media, multi-artist exhibit addresses the sociopolitical divide created by city and nation building. The Walls That Divide Us features the work of Gisele Amantea, Kader Attia, Carolina Caycedo, Chen Chieh-jen, Sam Durant, Leor Grady, Ivan Grubanov, Shilpa Gupta, Emily Jacir, Runo Lagomarsino, Teresa Margolles, Locky Morris, Carlos Motta, Ahmet Öğüt, Anna Ostoya, Amalia Pica, Rigo 23, and the Aperture-published artist Alfredo Jaar.
Alfredo Jaar was a recipient of the MacArthur Foundation Award and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. His work has been exhibited at many museums and galleries including the MIT List Visual Arts Center and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Jaar’s work has appeared in Aperture issues 181 and 204.