Visiting Artist: Jason Simon

 

Friday, June 30, 6:00 p.m.
SAIC Ballroom, 112 S. Michigan Ave.

Jason Simon is an artist who lives and works in New York and teaches at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York. Recent solo exhibitions include Request Lines are Open, at Callicoon Fine Arts, New York; In and Around the Ohio Pen, at Sismografo, Porto; and at Artexte, Montreal. Recent group exhibitions have taken place at Azkuna Zentroa, Bilbao; Mumok, Vienna; Dazibao, Montreal; Yale Union, Portland; and Ibid, London. Simon’s videos are distributed by the Video Data Bank and Icarus Films, his writing has appeared in ArforumParkett, Frieze, Springerin, and Afterimage. Simon and Moyra Davey's Ten Years of the One Minute Film Festival was hosted by Mass MoCA in 2013. Simon was a founding member of the cooperatively run gallery Orchard from 2005–08 and he established the Art & Tech filmmaking residency facility at the Wexner Center for the Arts. The summer 2016 issue of Bomb magazine features a conversation between Simon and Claire Pentecost.