Aurora Presents 'Forecasting' At The Dallas Art Fair

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AURORA presents the video program 'Forecasting' at this year's Dallas Art Fair, as a precursor to their light, video and sound art exhibition coming this Fall. The selections of video artwork by Dallas Art Fair gallery artists is curated by AURORA 2017 co-curator Justine Ludwig (Director of Exhibitions/ Senior Curator at Dallas Contemporary).

Foreshadowing the AURORA 2017 theme, 'Forecasting' will present artists' visions of the future. Exploring subjects such as national identity, the environment, and body politics, the series offers diverse interpretations of what is to come.

Artists featured in ‘Forecasing’ include: Shezad Dawood (Jane Lombard Gallery), Larissa Sansour (Lawrie Shabibi),Ben Rivers (Kate MacGarry), Amelie Bouvier (Harlan Levey Projects).

The screening will be presented during the public days of the Dallas Art Fair as part of their overall programming. 'Forecasting' will offer art fair patrons a unique opportunity to experience these artworks in a focused and more intimate environment.

'Forecasting' will be screened across three days in Beck Imaginarium (FIG, 5th floor):
Fri., April 7: 12-1pm
Sat, April 8th: 12-1pm
Sun., April 9: Screening and Q&A with AURORA 2017 curator Justine Ludwig; 12-1:30pm
Note: The screening takes place inside the Dallas Art Fair and requires an entrance ticket. Seating is limited, so please arrive early to reserve a spot.

AURORA biennial public art events in 2011, 2013 and 2015 stretched across the Dallas Arts District. Exhibiting over 80 art installations using light, video, sound and performane across 19 city-blocks and 18 venues, 2015’s event attracted a record 50,000 people in a single night.

Each AURORA is curated by a selected group of leading local and international curators . Along with Justine Ludwig, Aurora 2017 will be curated by Berlin-based Nadim Samman and New York-based Dooeun Choi. Further details regarding Aurora 2017 artists and installations will be released at a later date.

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'Forecasting' is produced by Berlin Art Link:
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