Jill Magid

Jill Magid: Artist Talk and Image Presentation

Wednesday, March 7, 7 PM
Sabine Hall Rm 118, Richland College

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In conjunction with the 21st Annual Richland College Computer Arts Festival Richland will host JILL MAGID, nationally renowned conceptual artist to engage with students and the community, sharing insight into her art practice. Her artist talk will take place directly after the reception for Incidental Transformations in the Brazos Gallery.

Magid is known for taking institutional structures and language as her media, developing a largely performance-based practice in which she seeks to engage institutions of power on a personal, intimate level.  Intrigued by hidden information and it’s relation to the public existence, her videos and installations have been exhibited in the Whitney Biennial 2010, the Tate Modern, and she is currently participating in Failed States at the AMOA-Arthouse, Austin.

Magid will also be speaking at the Fort Worth Modern Art Museum on Tuesday, March 6th and researching a commission piece for te D/FW area.

m0aevidencelooogidMagid received her Master of Science in Visual Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Magid was an artist-in-residence at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam from 2000-2. She has received various awards including the Basis Stipendium from Fonds Voor Beeldende Kunsten in the Netherlands in 2006 and the Netherland-American Foundation Fellowship Fulbright Grant from 2001-2002. Magid has had solo exhibitions at various institutions around the world including Tate Modern, London; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Berkeley Museum of Art, California; Tate Liverpool; the Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam; Yvon Lambert, Paris and New York; Gagosian Gallery, New York; Sparwasser, Berlin; The Centre D’Arte Santa Monica, Barcelona, and Stroom, Netherlands. Magid is the author of three novellas, and is currently working on her fourth. Jill Magid lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

Presented by Richland College Multimedia Learning Center and Richland College Organization for Student Life.

Review of lecture by Colette Copeland: GLASSTIRE.COM

interview with Jill Magid on We Make Money Not Art