Jul 11 2017

Book Launch | Asad Raza: The Home Show

Tues | 7PM

Book Launch | Asad Raza: The Home Show

Please join us for an evening to mark the publication of The Home Show, hosted by Asad Raza and contributors to the book.

The Home Show is inspired by Asad Raza’s performative evolution of the apartment exhibition, held at his apartment in New York City. Artists, friends and family were invited to contribute artworks, sounds, performative instructions, and rituals to the show, and every visitor received a tour from Raza.Contributors to the show and book include Sophia Al-Maria, Roger Avary, Theodore Boggs, D.Graham Burnett, Ian Cheng, Leland de la Durantaye, Jessica Dickinson, Jeff Dolven, Moriah Evans, Yara Flores, Judith Goudsmit, Dan Graham, Deanna Havas, Camille Henrot, Dorothea von Hantelmann, Carsten Höller, Brooke Holmes, Phillipa Horan, Tom Jacobs, Koo Jeong-A, Kathrin Jira, Mathias Kessler, Jaffer Kolb, Claudia La Rocco, Nick Mauss, Ari Marcopoulos, Maureen McLane, Mieko Meguro, Sarah Morris, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Philippe Parreno, Sarah Nicole Prickett, Anjuli Raza Kolb, Samina Raza, Syed Tasnim Raza, Adrián Villar Rojas, Sebastián Villar Rojas, Rachel Rose, Régime des Fleurs, Sadequain, Anri Sala, Sukhdev Sandhu, Tino Sehgal, Shahzia Sikander, Jo Sander, John Wray, and Jordan Wolfson.

Please RSVP to rsvp@swissinstitute.net.

Asad Raza (b. 1974, USA) is an artist whose work involves live art and embodied, temporal experiences. His recent projects include Root sequence. Mother tongue (2017) at the Whitney Museum, New York, and There is no east or west (2015) at the Ljubljana Graphic Art Biennial. He curated the exhibitions Mondialité with Hans Ulrich Obrist (2017), Decor with Tino Sehgal and Dorothea von Hantelmann (2016), and Répétition with Nicola Lees (2016) at the Villa Empain in Brussels. Raza served a dramaturge for Philippe Parreno’s H{N)YPN(Y}OSIS (2015) at Park Avenue Armory in New York, A stroll through a fun palace (2014) in the Venice Architecture Biennale, and Solaris Chronicles (2014) for LUMA Arles. He produced many exhibitions with Tino Sehgal, including presentations at the Athens’ Roman Agora (2014), CCBB Rio de Janeiro (2014), Tate Modern (2012), and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (2010).

Image credit: Adrián Villar Rojas, Untitled (2015) in The Home Show