Upcoming Exhibitions | Tony Oursler: Black Box

2021.01.16 - 2021.05.16 KMFA Galleries 101~103


Due to the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) around the world, the opening of Black Box in KMFA is postponed to January 2021.
 
Black Box is the first major museum exhibition in Asia devoted to the full scope of the career of Tony Oursler (b. 1957, New York), widely considered to be among the pioneers of American multimedia and video art. Oursler has been consistently redefining moving image and installation art through innovative and diverse methods of incorporating video, sculpture and performance into his practice, breaking video art out of the two-dimensional screen to create unique and transformative moving three-dimensional environment with the use of projections. Black Box reveals his fascination of mystical phenomenon and origin of the camera obscura conjuring immersive experience through technologies of projection, video screens and optical devices. 
 
In the intersection of multimedia, audio-visual practice and poetry, Oursler develops lifelike video sculptures which simulates human psychological characteristics. With satire humors, he guides viewers through image environment to explore the human mind, spirit, popular culture, and the ambiguity of modern technology. Black Box is the first full-scale retrospective of Tony Oursler in Asia, this momentous exhibition will showcase his most definitive video installations, experimental films, and cinema work over nearly four decades.


Organizers:
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts
Tony Oursler Studio

Curated and Coordinated by:
Yulin Lee(Director), Tseng Fang-ling(Head of Exhibition Department), Alice Ko Nien-pu(Co-Curator),Tsui Tsai-shan(Assistant Curator), Su Yu-wen(Assistant Curator)
Tony Oursler Studio

​Major Sponsor:
 

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Support:

LUMA Foundation, Lehmann Maupian (New York, Hong Kong, Seoul), Lisson Gallery (London, New York, Shanghai), Bernier / Eliades Gallery (Athens) , Galería Moisés Pérez de Albéniz (Madrid), Galerie Mitterrand (Paris), Baldwin Gallery (Aspen, Colorado), Galerie Hans Mayer (Düsseldorf, Germany), Dep Art Gallery (Milan, Italy), Fox Jensen Gallery (Auckland, New Zealand & Sydney, Australia), Galleria In Arco (Turin, Italy)


Online Gallery (Chinese version)​
‧ Black Box-Tony Oursler
‧ Video Guide