Diana Thater Exhibition Opening

Artist's reception for internationally renowned pioneer of film and video.

When: Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, 11 a.m. to 5 a.m.

Where: S.B. Museum of Art, 1130 State St., Santa Barbara

Cost: Not available

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Art (opening)


Diana Thater Exhibition Opening
October 24, 2009 January 31, 2010

Internationally renowned pioneer of film and video art Diana Thater creates what she describes as "sculpture with images of nature in space." Phenomena of the natural world are recurring motifs for the artist, whose site-specific video and light installations explore the relationship between beauty and technology, and nature and the way it is mediated through human intervention. Two major works are the focus of this compelling exhibition, including Untitled Videowall (2008), which stems from the Monarch Butterfly Project, the artist's response to a call by curators, collectors and environmentalists to draw attention to encroachments upon the species' winter home in Michoac¡n, Mexico. The Museum debut of this work coincides with the arrival of the Monarchs on the central coast during their annual migration.

Phone: 805-963-4364

Event posted Oct. 7, 2009
Last updated Jan. 11, 2010


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