Knut Åsdam, Penn’s Mellon Artist in Residence Presents Multi-Part Art Project

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460October 17, 2013

“Edgelands,” a program with Knut Åsdam, Mellon Artist in Residence at Penn, features his recent works, a new film and two new site-specific installations. Åsdam will introduce a public artwork at McHarg Plaza just outside of Meyerson Hall on Penn’s campus, 210 South 34th Street at 4 p.m. on Oct. 18. The art will be on display through Nov. 1.

WHO:               Kaja Silverman

                        Professor of Contemporary Art

                        University of Pennsylvania

                        Knut Åsdam

                        Mellon Artist in Residence at Penn

                        George Baker                                                                                                                         

                        Associate Professor of Art History at UCLA

WHAT:             Multi-Part art project                        

WHEN:            Oct. 18-19     

WHERE:          McHarg Plaza on Penn campus, 210 South 34th Street                       

                       Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut Street                               

An exhibition of his work at the Slought Foundation, located at 4017 Walnut Street, will open on Friday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m with a public reception featuring a new film and an architectural installation. A conversation between Åsdam, Silverman and Baker will highlight the opening. A reception will follow. The exhibition will run through Nov. 27 and Thursdays-Saturdays, 1-6 p.m.

Baker and Silverman will join Åsdam in dialogue at a seminar at Slought on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 2 p.m.

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