Escape from New York, Curated by Matthew Deleget, The Engine Room, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand

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April 22 - May 8, 2010

MINUS SPACE is delighted to announce the group exhibition Escape from New York at The Engine Room, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, from April 22 - May 8, 2010. Curated by Matthew Deleget, the exhibition surveys reductive strategies by 29 artists living in and around New York City. Each artist will present a single small work, as well as an open letter to the local community of artists.

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Escape from New York, Curated by Matthew Deleget, Project Space Spare Room, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Installation view of Escape from New York, Project Space Spare Room, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, 2009

May 8-29, 2009

RMIT University School of Art and Sydney Non Objective present contemporary non-objective practice from MINUS SPACE New York. A survey of reductive strategies by artists living in and around New York City. Presenting a single work from each artist, as well as an open letter to the artist community affiliated with RMIT Non Objective.

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FINAL WEEKEND: MINUS SPACE at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center/MoMA

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  Installation view Photo: Matthew Septimus Closes Monday, May 4, 2009 The exhibition is curated by artist, Brooklyn Rail publisher, and P.S.1. Curatorial Advisor Phong Bui. The exhibition marks MINUS SPACE’s 5th anniversary. We greatly thank curator Phong Bui and the remarkable staff at P.S.1, the participating artists and their galleries, and our generous donors, whose financial support made this exhibition possible. Exhibiting Artists Soledad Arias, Shinsuke Aso, Sharon Brant, Vicente Butron, Bibi Calderaro, Melanie […]

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Minus Space at P.S.1 Extended

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  Installation in cafe space Exhibition in cafe space continues until May 2009. (Boiler Room exhibition closed on January 26, 2009.)     MINUS SPACE Curated by Phong Bui P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center A Museum of Modern Art Affiliate Long Island City, NY   The exhibition is curated by artist, Brooklyn Rail publisher, and P.S.1. Curatorial Advisor Phong Bui, and includes the work of 54 artists from 14 countries. The exhibition marks MINUS SPACE’s 5th anniversary. […]

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Minus Space, Curated by Phong Bui, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center / A Museum of Modern Art Affiliate, Long Island City, NY

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October 19, 2008 - May 4, 2009

MINUS SPACE is delighted to announce our exhibition at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, an affiliate of The Museum of Modern Art in New York. P.S.1 is one of the oldest and largest non-profit arts centers in the United States solely devoted to contemporary art. The exhibition is curated by artist, Brooklyn Rail publisher, and P.S.1. Curatorial Advisor Phong Bui, and includes the work of 54 artists from 14 countries. The exhibition marks MINUS SPACE's 5th anniversary.

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Juan Gopar, José Herrera, Emi Fierro & Juan Matos Capote, Dak’Art 08, Biennale Off, Dakar, Senegal, Curator Celestino Hernandez

  Juan Matos Capote, 7 Geometric Designs to Better Serve Society (Plans of Table Arrangements in New York City Restaurants) (detail), 2008 Vinyl on used and washed cotton restaurant napkins, 7 pieces,  50 x 46 cm each, 50 x 382 cm overall, 7 designs (in different colors) of table placements in New York City’s restaurants (in some of which the artist, as well as other immigrant fellows, worked) May 10  — June 14, 2008 This exhibition is made […]

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Escape from New York, Curated by Matthew Deleget, Sydney Non Objective, Sydney, Australia

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August 3 - September 2, 2007

A group exhibition surveying reductive strategies by artists living in and around New York City. Each artist will present a single work, as well as an open letter to the artist community affiliated with Sydney Non Objective.

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Tune (Out)))side 2007, free103point9 Wave Farm, 5622 Route 23, Acra, New York, July 7, 2007, 3-9pm

  Juan Matos Capote’s instrument Pink Oscillator This outdoors variation of free103point9’s Tune(In))) event features artists playing directly into five FM transmitters at free103point9’s Wave Farm. No sound is amplified.  Attendees tune in with radio headphones (provided) as they explore 30 acres of meadows, forests, and ponds.  Features MINUS SPACE artist Juan Matos Capote.

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Interview with Juan Matos Capote, by Rossana Martinez

The following interview was published on MINUS SPACE in August 2003 in conjunction with Juan Matos Capote’s spotlight exhibition.   Rossana Martinez: Can you talk about the use of language in your work — language as image? When did you start working with this idea? And is it related to concrete poetry?   Juan Matos Capote: I started to use language in my works several years ago, in 1995. At that time, I was making […]

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