Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

513 345 8400

Started
09 April
2021

Ended
19 September
2021

Hellen Ascoli, Cien Tierras

Hellen Ascoli, Cien Tierras

For her first solo museum exhibition, Ascoli presents several new works including a large-scale textile installation in the CAC’s lobby, a site-responsive kinetic wall sculpture, text-based weavings, videos displayed in custom-built furniture, and more.

Started
09 April
2021

Ended
19 September
2021

Wild Frictions

Wild Frictions

Attentive to the ways in which artists monitor, contemplate, and intervene in societies as they change, Wild Frictions brings together works that reflect some of the anxieties, disruptions, and tensions which arose or intensified during 2020.

Started
05 March
2021

Ended
08 August
2021

Joan Tanner, FLAW

Joan Tanner, FLAW

In this site-specific installation, net-like structures hang from the ceiling, corrugated fiberglass panels disguise corners and wrap around columns, while freestanding elements of cut and painted wood populate the floor.

Started
05 March
2021

Ended
08 August
2021

Steffani Jemison, End over End

Steffani Jemison, End over End

This exhibition brings together two videos, alongside a new suite of kinetic sculptural objects and conceptual drawings on glass that unfold as a series of experiments, reflecting Jemison’s interest in performance and the politics of embodiment.

Started
04 September
2020

Ended
21 March
2021

Marjolijn Dijkman

Marjolijn Dijkman

By documenting materials linked to what may become one of the largest lithium mines in the world in Manono in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dijkman comments on the ecological fallout generated from mining this valuable mineral and the toxic electronic waste produced as a result of the rise of green energy.

Started
21 February
2020

Ended
28 February
2021

Vhils

Vhils

Vhils is renowned for his unusual technique of removing the surface layers of urban walls to create riveting portraits and imagery. Using construction tools like hammers, chisels and pneumatic drills, the artist exposes and confronts architectural surfaces as they narrate the history of a city itself.

Started
10 February
2021

Ended
13 February
2021

Emerge

Emerge

A result of months of discussion, studio visits, and exchanges between university faculty, museum administrators, and art students, the MFA exhibition often serves as students' first presentation in museum context.

Started
01 July
2020

Ended
17 January
2021

Tania Candiani

Tania Candiani

Produced over the course of two years and several visits to Cincinnati, Sounding Labor, Silent Bodies features historical visual ephemera alongside a new suite of artwork that examines the contradictions present in the rhetoric of progress that accompanied America’s industrial past.

Started
04 September
2020

Ended
17 January
2021

A Thread of Light

A Thread of Light

Attia’s research-based practice focuses on understanding the individual, national, and societal wounds shaped by Western imperialism and its aftereffects.

Started
21 February
2020

Ended
30 August
2020

Kahlil Robert Irving

Kahlil Robert Irving

Assembling images and materials drawn from diverse sources and histories, Kahlil Robert Irving works with sculpture, textile, and digital media to reflect upon his own biography and the socio-political context of Black life in the Midwest.

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