November 9, 2020

A Field, an exhibition by artist Kandis Williams, opened last week at the ICA at VCU in Richmond. This Thursday evening, Williams joins curator Amber Esseiva for a virtual conversation. Image by Paul Salveson, courtesy of Kandis Williams and Night Gallery, Los Angeles.

Opening: Jackie Gendel and Adrianne Rubenstein—Wednesday, November 11

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Presented in conjunction by Tif Sigfrids (Athens, GA) and SOCO Gallery (Charlotte, NC), this exhibition will feature works by painters Jackie Gendel and Adrienne Rubenstein at both gallery locations. The exhibition also marks the opening of a new location for Tif Sigfrids in Comer, GA, located about twenty minutes outside of Athens by car.


In Conversation: Kandis Williams and Amber Esseiva—Thursday, November 12

Associate curator Amber Esseiva and artist Kandis Williams discuss Williams’s new exhibition A Field. Installed in a greenhouse, the exhibition considers horticultural environments as backdrop to explore the ways in which people, much like the crops they cultivate, can be subject to exploitation and control. This discussion will be dedicated to presenting the research topics related to this exhibition that will be further explored through a series of programs and publishing initiatives with the public.


Artist Talk: Caleb Jamel Brown—Friday, November 13

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In talk that will take place simultaneously within the gallery and online, Atlanta-based artist Caleb Jamel Brown speaks about his solo exhibition Praying for a Brick, Praying for Financial Stability, Praying for Diamonds, I’ll Take the Rain., on view through November 28 at MINT in Atlanta. On Sunday, Brown leads a hands-on workshop where participants will explore collage and DIY fashion as forms of public art.


Performance by DJ Red: Chopped and Screwed DJ Set from Screwed Up Records—Friday, November 13

Tune in for a free live-streamed DJ set straight from the iconic Houston location of Screwed Up Records, where Screwed Up Click member DJ Red will perform a two-hour set. The performance honors DJ Screw (1971 – 2000) during the weekend marking the twentieth anniversary of his death and is co-presented by the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, where the exhibition Slowed and Throwed: Records of the City Through Mutated Lenses is on view through April 21, 2021.


Slotin Folk Art Auction—Saturday, November 13

North Georgia’s celebrated Slotin Folk Art Auction, a destination for collectors of folk and self-taught art, will require participants to bid online or over the phone instead of attending Saturday’s event in-person. Curious bidders can preview available items this week, either by appointment at the auction house or online.


Rosa Duffy and Y. Malik Jalal: because pearls and diamonds have not yet been heard to speak—On view at Hi-Lo Press, Atlanta

This exhibition presents new collaborative sculptural works by Atlanta-based artists Y. Malik Jalal and Rosa Duffy, the latter of whom owns and operates For Keeps Books on Auburn Avenue. No closing date has been announced; the exhibition can be viewed by appointment at Hi-Lo Press.


For more events, visit the full To Do List.