JIGSAWMENTALLAMA - a group exhibition and weekly film/video screening series

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Berries, 2008 © Keith Boadwee
JIGSAWMENTALLAMA - a group exhibition and weekly film/video screening series
Curated by: David Cunningham

1928 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
November 12th, 2009 - December 19th, 2009
Opening: November 12th, 2009 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Thursday - Saturday, Noon - 6pm
mixed-media, photography, digital, installation, video-art, conceptual


David Cunningham Projects (DCP) is pleased to announce JIGSAWMENTALLAMA a group exhibition and weekly film and video screening series.

A full schedule for the weekly screenings will be posted on the DCP website.

Nosebleeds. Confessions. Glitter. Melodrama. Reversals. Puzzles. Opera. Science. Decorum. Heartbreak. Lemons. Role-play. Dream Tunnels. Monkeys. Denouements. Wigs. Turntables. Effusions. Kaleidoscopes. Pirates. Feathers. Gloves. Entheogens. Cameos. Body Doubles. Magic. Horror. Stereotypes. Intrigue. Inaugurations. Catharsis. Glamour. Wastrels. Soap. Stilettos. Sublimations. Invocations. Vikings. Cheese. Restraint. Conversations. Channeling. Comedy. Fireworks. Projections. Pink Noise. Hexagons. Stalkers. Seizures. Tele-novellas. Strain. Smiles. Drag. Monsters. Sadness. Madness. Poetry. Music. Raquel Welch. Disaster. Masks. Flour. Milk. Caulk. Plaster. Deconstructions. Reconstructions. Abductions. Feints. Nostalgia. Manipulations. Data-bending. Tragedy. Mirror-balls. Joan Collins. Buffalo Bill. Powder Puffs. Demons. Pleasure. Puce Moments. Flesh. Aliens. Alien Flesh. Flashbulbs. Dry Ice. Joy…….Virgin Prunes.

Keith Boadwee (Emeryville, CA) teaches in New Genres at SFAI and Sculpture at CCA. He has exhibited at Rocksbox (Portland), Queen’s Nails Annex (SF) and Peres Projects. He is currently working on a new series of collaborative paintings with Erin Allen and Isaac Gray. They have completed over 55 new works since July 4th, 2009.

Craig Goodman (San Francisco, CA) is a member of Right Window collective, he curated the video and film series at New Langton Arts (SF) from 2002-2006. He has exhibited at Hauptpost, Dusseldorf, Kiki, and [ 2nd floor projects ]. He experiments musically with Plundy. He recently cowrote and presented a play, “The Smith Family,” with Kevin Killian.

Scott Hewicker (San Francisco, CA) has exhibited at Jack Hanley, Right Window, Gallery16, Four Walls and Rare (NY). He participated in ‘I am Kurious Orange’ at DCP in 2009. He also makes music with ‘Troll’ and ‘The Alps’.

Anne McGuire (San Francisco, CA) is a video and performance artist who has taught at SFAI, UC Santa Cruz and Stanford University. She writes poems and songs, performing as Freddy McGuire with SF based musician Wobbly.

Austin McQuinn (Ireland) works in a broad range of media: painting, sculpture, video and live performance. He has had several solo shows in Ireland and has exhibited in Tasmania, Spain, France, Germany, Korea and China. He has had two solo exhibitions at DCP and this is also his second group exhibition at the space.

Toban Nichols (Los Angeles, CA) is a de-constructivist artist whose work has been exhibited in New York, Basel, Melbourne, Montreal and at the Seattle Art Museum. In addition to the group show at DCP he will have two solo shows in SF in December – at Adobe Books Backroom Gallery and at the SF LGBT Community Center.

Sonja Nilsson (Sweden) is an installation artist based in Berlin. She had a solo show at Natalia Goldin Gallery, Stockholm in 2008 and her work is in the collection of the Alma Lov Museum. This is her first exhibition in the USA

Margaret Tedesco (San Francisco, CA) works in performance, installation, photography, sculpture, and video. Tedesco has presented and collaborated with visual and performance artists, writers, and filmmakers since the 80s. Her work has been shown internationally. In 2007 Tedesco founded [ 2nd floor projects ] an artist-run project space.

Skye Thorstenson (San Francisco, CA) is a media artist, he has exhibited at Monkey Town (Brooklyn), Leslie Lohmann Gallery (NYC); Current Gallery (Baltimore), Neville Public Museum (Green Bay) and Oliver Art Center, Swell, LoBot, and Southern Exposure galleries (SF). He describes his work as an "uneasy flickering glob of pop culture..”

Grant Worth (Brooklyn, NY) has a BFA in Photography and Imaging from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. He is enthusiastic about sound and image, utopian ideals, and the ephemeral. He has exhibited at Daniel Reich Gallery, YBCA (SF) and Tate Liverpool. He is represented by John Connelly Presents in New York City.


Image : ‘Berries’, 2008 - © Keith Boadwee

David Cunningham wishes to thank Gavin Friday, Ursula Steiger and Caroline van Oosten de Boer.

This show is dedicated to Gavin Friday, Guggi, Dave-id Busarus, Dik Evans, Mary D’Nellon, Strongman, Pod, Haa-Lacka Bintii and Ursula Steiger.

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