Programming: VOLTA NY 2018

VOLTA NY continues to further it's position as a beacon for creative discovery and social engagement with a selection of specially curated and site-specific programs

  • Tomashi Jackson, Interstate Love Song (Friends of Clayton County Transit) (Pitts Road Station Opposition), 2018, mixed media, 42 x 112 x 58 inches (106.7 x 284.5 x 147.3 cm)

    Tomashi Jackson, Interstate Love Song (Friends of Clayton County Transit) (Pitts Road Station Opposition), 2018, mixed media, 42 x 112 x 58 inches (106.7 x 284.5 x 147.3 cm)

  • Kennedy Yanko, Charcoal and Paper, 2017, Metal, paper, 48 x 36 x 24 in

    Kennedy Yanko, Charcoal and Paper, 2017, Metal, paper, 48 x 36 x 24 in

The Aesthetics of Matter

Curated by Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevremont, this thematic exhibition–an array of freestanding museum-style walls–encourages dialogue between artists, and provides contrast to the traditional booth architecture and surrounding solo projects.

Featured Artists: Tomashi Jackson // presented by Tilton Gallery (New York); Troy Michie // presented by Company Gallery (New York); Devin N. Morris // presented by Jenkins Johnson Projects (New York); Christie Neptune // presented by Rubber Factory (New York); Kameelah Janan Rasheed // presented by Project For Empty Space (Newark); David Shrobe // presented by Studio 301 NYC (Brooklyn); Didier William // presented by Anna Zorina Gallery (New York); Kennedy Yanko // presented by Jenkins Johnson Projects (New York)

  • Devin N. Morris, Untitled Beige (Re ection), 2016, Digital c-print, 24 x 36 in

    Devin N. Morris, Untitled Beige (Re ection), 2016, Digital c-print, 24 x 36 in

  • Kameelah Janan Rasheed, Speech/Acts, 2017, Curated by Meg Onli at Institute for Contemporary Art – Philadelphia. Image courtesy of the artist.

    Kameelah Janan Rasheed, Speech/Acts, 2017, Curated by Meg Onli at Institute for Contemporary Art – Philadelphia. Image courtesy of the artist.

  • David Shrobe, The Meeting, 2017, Oil, acrylic, ink, graphite, fabric, wood, and vinyl, 74 x 46 x 2 in

    David Shrobe, The Meeting, 2017, Oil, acrylic, ink, graphite, fabric, wood, and vinyl, 74 x 46 x 2 in

  • Didier William, Kochon sa a lou, 2017, Wood carving, ink, and collage on panel, 48 x 60 in

    Didier William, Kochon sa a lou, 2017, Wood carving, ink, and collage on panel, 48 x 60 in

  • Christie Neptune, Mirrors and Showpieces (from the series Unpacking Sameness), 2017, Photography and digital chromogenic print, 24 x 36 in

    Christie Neptune, Mirrors and Showpieces (from the series Unpacking Sameness), 2017, Photography and digital chromogenic print, 24 x 36 in

  • Troy Michie, Piensa en Mi, 2017, Paper, photography, clothing, and acrylic on masonite panel, 60 x 48 x 2 in

    Troy Michie, Piensa en Mi, 2017, Paper, photography, clothing, and acrylic on masonite panel, 60 x 48 x 2 in

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  • KAMBUI OLUJIMI, A Faint Notion, 2016

    KAMBUI OLUJIMI, A Faint Notion, 2016

  • AMY KHOSHBIN, Dispossess, 2014

    AMY KHOSHBIN, Dispossess, 2014

Video Wall 2018

The Video Wall, located at the fair’s entrance, features rotating daily screenings of artist video works, including large-format works by booth artists as well as works by artists represented by exhibitors at VOLTA NY 2018.

SCHEDULE// Featuring video works by artists Tommy Hartung, Volodymyr Kohut, Dana Dal Bo, Maria Hupfield, Tomoyasu Murata, Margarethe Drexel

CURATED SECTION // Featuring video works by artists Devin N. Morris, Tomashi Jackson, Christine Neptune, With music by Krista Clark

PROJECT FOR EMPTY SPACE (NEWARK) // Featuring video works by artists Bang Geul Han, Melvin Harper, Amy Khoshbin, Shaun Leonardo, and Kambui Olujimi.