February 9–March 8, 2006
6150 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
His photography, installation, text and performance works restage historical evidence through counter-strategies of fiction, erase, and (mis)translation. His work has been exhibited extensively in the U.S. and internationally, including at the Walther Collection, Germany; Pompidou Centre, Paris; 2008 Gwangju Biennale, Korea; 3rd Guangzhou Triennale, China; ev+a Festival, Ireland; and in recent solo exhibitions at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF; the Phillips Collection, DC; SF Camerawork; Fowler Museum, LA; Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL; Talwar Gallery, NY, and Talwar Gallery, Delhi. His writings have been published in various journals, anthologies, and catalogues, including Third Text, London; Wolgan Art Monthly, South Korea, X-TRA, Los Angeles. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art Practice, UC Berkeley. He is represented by Talwar Gallery in New York City and New Delhi.
Public Speaking was a series of artists’ billboards that appeared over the course of three years—2004, 2005, and 2006. Works were selected for this temporary exhibition to spark curiosity, conversation, and debate. For its second season in 2005, Clockshop invited artists to respond to a series of photographs titled “Destruction of House #1 by Atom Blast, taken in 1953 in Yucca flats, Nevada.