Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
(Home)sickness (Home)sickness

(Home)sickness

Jeamin Cha

KADIST San Francisco, California, USA May 27, 2020 – June 26, 2020

Each week, KADIST focuses on one video work by Jeamin Cha, which will be available to stream for one week. Check back to catch all the films!  — During her recent residency at KADIST San Francisco, Jeamin Cha expanded on her ongoing research into depression and the social norms and structures that contribute to its

Jeamin Cha, Sleep Walker (2009). Video still, dual channel video, 5 mins. Courtesy of the artist Jeamin Cha, Fog and Smoke (2013). Video still, 20 mins, single channel video, 20 mins. Courtesy of the artist, KADIST Collection Jeamin Cha, On Guard (2018). Video still, 18 mins, single channel video. Courtesy of the artist Each week, KADIST focuses

Bureau of Aesthetics

Bureau of Aesthetics

Native Art Department International, curated by Mercer Union

KADIST San Francisco, California, USA October 12, 2019 – January 25, 2020

KADIST has invited Mercer Union, a non-profit artist-run center in Toronto, Canada for an Art-Space Residency and exhibition in San Francisco. Mercer Union has conceived the residency as an incubator to consider the approach to institutions working small-scale. Together, both organizations take up a series of questions around collaboration with Native Art Department International (NADI),

Native Art Department International, Double Shift (2018), Painted canvas. Image courtesy of KADIST  Native Art Department International, Drink Bar for Two (2016), Sculpture, wood, paint. Image courtesy of KADIST  Native Art Department International, Bureau of Aesthetics. Installation View, curated by Mercer Union. October 12, 2019 to January 25, 2020. KADIST San Francisco. Photo by Jeff Warrin KADIST has invited

Kiss the Hand You Cannot Bite Kiss the Hand You Cannot Bite

Kiss the Hand You Cannot Bite

Pio Abad

KADIST San Francisco, California, USA 06/05/2019 – 08/10/2019

Culminating his residency at KADIST San Francisco, Kiss the Hand You Cannot Bite is Pio Abad’s first solo exhibition in the United States. The newly commissioned body of work draws from multiple histories of exile, resistance, and displacement from the ’70s and ’80s that brought Filipinos to California, home to one of the largest diasporas of

Pio Abad, a selection from the series Untitled (Bolerium) (2019). Digital photocopies. Image courtesy of KADIST Pio Abad, Kiss the Hand You Cannot Bite (2019). Cast concrete. Photo by Jeff Warrin Pio Abad, For Gene (2019), For Silme (2019). Acrylic on canvas. Photo by Jeff Warrin Culminating his residency at KADIST San Francisco, Kiss the

Kadist & MSSA present: «Song for a chanting fossil», by duo Rometti Costales Kadist & MSSA present: «Song for a chanting fossil», by duo Rometti Costales

Kadist & MSSA present: «Song for a chanting fossil», by duo Rometti Costales

Rometti Costales

Song for a chanting fossil Santiago, Chile March 30, 2019 – August 11, 2019

Song for a chanting fossil  Rometti Costales  March 30 – August 11, 2019 Av. República 475 Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile For more information: Kadist Facebook / Instagram / Twitter MSSA Facebook / Instagram / Twitter The exhibition Song for a chanting fossil operates as a metaphor for the strata of historical memory, condensing different materials and operations. For the duo made up of Julia Rometti

Kadist & MSSA present: «Song for a chanting fossil», by duo Rometti Costales Kadist & MSSA present: «Song for a chanting fossil», by duo Rometti Costales

Kadist & MSSA present: «Song for a chanting fossil», by duo Rometti Costales

Rometti Costales

Song for a chanting fossil Santiago, Chile March 30, 2019 – August 11, 2019

Song for a chanting fossil  Rometti Costales  March 30 – August 11, 2019 Av. República 475 Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile For more information: Kadist Facebook / Instagram / Twitter MSSA Facebook / Instagram / Twitter The exhibition Song for a chanting fossil operates as a metaphor for the strata of historical memory, condensing different materials and operations. For the duo made up of Julia Rometti

The Feminist School of Painting The Feminist School of Painting

The Feminist School of Painting

Ad Minoliti

KADIST San Francisco, California, USA 10/03/2018 – 12/15/2018

The Feminist School of Painting is a solo exhibition by Ad Minoliti. Culminating her residency at KADIST, the project transforms the galleries into an active classroom with new murals of vibrant silhouettes of animals, landscapes, and geometrical forms. Reimagining the structure of an art school, Minoliti collaborates with a group of Bay Area artists, scholars,

Ad Minoliti, Amigxs, 2018 Digital postcard. Courtesy of KADIST Ad Minoliti, Installation view of Dollhouse, 2018, at Peres Projects, Berlin. Courtesy of KADIST Ad Minoliti, PLAY C, 2016. Digital collage on canvas, 100 x 140cm. Courtesy of KADIST The Feminist School of Painting is a solo exhibition by Ad Minoliti. Culminating her residency at KADIST, the project

El guardián del bosque

El guardián del bosque

Naufus Ramírez Figueroa

Proyectos Ultravioleta Ciudad de Guatemala 09/08/2018 – 11/17/2018

Narrative and performance interweave in Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa’s (Guatemala, 1978) practice through the use of images and sculptural objects linking history and autobiography. The exhibition, El guardián del bosque, results from a collaboration between KADIST and Proyectos Ultravioleta, and presents the first chapter of El mensajero del bosque sumergido (The Messenger of the Sunken Forest) a long term project commissioned by KADIST for The Missing Circle that will be developed in

Naufus Ramírez Figueroa. El guardián del bosque, 2018. Vista de instalación en Proyectos Ultravioleta. Imagen cortesía de Kadist Naufus Ramírez Figueroa. El guardián del bosque, 2018. Vista de instalación en Proyectos Ultravioleta. Imagen cortesía de Kadist Naufus Ramírez Figueroa. El guardián del bosque, 2018. Vista de instalación en Proyectos Ultravioleta. Imagen cortesía de Kadist La