Xu Bing Studio Blog

Courier, University Art Museum, University at Albany, State University of New York (Oct. 5 – Dec. 4, 2010)

Posted in Book from the Ground, Current Exhibitions by xubing on November 1, 2010

Courier brings together a range of contemporary artists who have created works that are rooted in the physical, communicative, or iconic properties of the typewriter. From emblematic homage to pointed social critique, the works selected for this exhibition demonstrate that despite its obsolete status, the typewriter remains a potent carrier of untapped ideas. Artists include, Leona Christie/Gavin Christie, Daniela Comani, Lee Etheredge IV, Ann Hamilton, William Kentridge, Matt Liddle, Elena del Rivero, Allyson Strafella, Ignacio Uriarte, and Xu Bing, who will exhibit his interactive installation work Book from the Ground (2003-ongoing).

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