RIVER OF FUNDAMENT
22 NOVEMBER 2014 - 13 APRIL 2015
Crude thoughts and fierce forces are my state.
- Norman Mailer, Ancient Evenings (1983)
Matthew Barney's River of Fundament is a sprawling, ambitious interpretation of Norman Mailer's chequered masterpiece, Ancient Evenings. It comprises a symphonic film by Barney and Jonathan Bepler, an exhibition, and a selection of Egyptian antiquities from Mona's own collection. Read more here.
This exhibition is curated by the artist with David
Walsh, Nicole Durling and Olivier Varenne.
Matthew Barney: River of Fundament was originally curated by Okwui Enwezor and exhibited at Haus der Kunst, Munich.
Generously supported by the Laurenz Foundation, Schaulager, Basel; Gladstone Gallery, New York; Regen Projects, Los Angeles, and Sadie Coles HQ, London.
AN EVOLVING EXHIBITION, 21.01.2011
Highlights of the collection.
And lowlights. Evolving.
Eighteen new works representing the next generation of emerging
video artists, as selected by world-renowned artistic directors
Andrea Bellini, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Yann Chateigné. Fresh from
Geneva, the Biennale is stopping by Mona on a round-the-world tour
that will continue on to Shanghai, Paris and Venice.
This exhibition is accompanied by a free season at Cinemona>
Artworks originally commissioned and produced by the Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève, curated by Andrea Bellini with Hans Ulrich Obrist and Yann Chateigné and Olivier Varenne (Mona).