A.K. Burns with Taylor Davis: Leave No Trace
Listening Event + Talk
Tue, Apr 4, 6 pm
Level 3, CRC/bookshop
A.K. Burns plays her new sound work, Leave No Trace, a two-track vinyl record of a mix of ambient environmental recordings and electric guitar. The record and featured poem describe a timeline of inventions in recreational equipment and provides an opportunity to examine the connection between nature and technology. Following is a conversation with Burns and artist Taylor Davis.
This event coincides with Burns's exhibition, No Time, No Place, No Body, organized by the Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program. The exhibition is on view from Mar 22–Apr 8, 2017 in the Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery. There will be special gallery hours from 12–7 pm on the day of the event.
Burns is an interdisciplinary artist and educator residing in Brooklyn, NY. Currently she is a 2016–17 Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University. Burns is a co-founder of W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater Economy). Her work has been exhibited widely, including the New Museum, Participant Inc, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Callicoon Fine Arts, Tate Modern, London, REDCAT, and RECESS. >
Davis has received a Diploma of Fine Arts from School of the Museum of Fine Arts; BS of Ed., Tufts University; M.F.A., Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. Upcoming and recent exhibitions include: The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, The Tang Museum, Office Baroque Gallery, Worchester Art Museum, White Columns, and Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Davis was included in the Whitney of American Art Biennial 2004, New York. >