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In Process @ The Watermill Center

April 24, 3 pm4 pm.
Free

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In Process @ The Watermill Center is our ongoing series of open rehearsals, workshops, artist talks and studio visits that invite the community to engage with the work of our international Artists-in-Residence. The Watermill Center invites audiences of all ages and backgrounds to gain unique insight into the creative process of artists, cultivating an understanding of how artists from across the globe develop new work.

In Process allows direct engagement between the community and our Artists-in-Residence in the midst of their residency, giving them the opportunity to present and receive feedback on their work, and continue the development process throughout the remainder of their stay.
All registered attendees will receive an email with a Zoom link the morning of the event.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, works in drawing, performance, sculpture, and video. Ramírez-Figueroa reframes recent and historical events, to find new ways at looking at social, political and ecological conditions. Ramírez-Figueroa has participated in various solo and group exhibitions including The Sixth State, Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, Mexico City (2018); The House of Kawinal, New Museum, New York (2018); Shit Baby and the Crumpled Giraffe, Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon (2017); VIVA ARTE VIVA, 57th Biennale di Venezia, Venice (2017); Incerteza Viva, 32 Bienal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo (2016); Burning Down the House, and 10th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju (2014). He is a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Mies Van Der Rohe prize, the Franklin Furnace award, the Akademie Schloss Solitude fellowship (selected by Dan Graham), and the DAAD Berlin Artists-in-Residence fellowship. Ramírez-Figueroa is a recipient of the 2021 Inga Maren Otto Fellowship at The Watermill Center.

Candace Hill is an interdisciplinary artist and writer. She has been a recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, CAPS Fellowship, NEA grants, Beards Grant for Sculpture, and has published works with Printed Matter and Heresies. Her work has been shown at the Whitney Biennial, Madre, The New Museum, The Bronx Museum, The World Trade Center, Hills & Valleys, and with the Parrish Art Museum.

Lucie Vítková is a composer, improviser and performer (accordion, voice, hichiriki, synthesizer and tap dance). During her PhD. studies of composition at Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno (CZ), she has been a visiting scholar at Universität der Künste in Berlin (D), Columbia University in New York (USA) and lately at the New York University. In her recent work, she is interested in the social-political aspects of music in relation to everyday life and in reusing trash to build sonic costumes. She has been nominated on 2017 Herb Alpert Awards in Arts in category of Music, was commissioned by the Roulette Intermedium in 2017 and has become a Roulette resident artist in 2018. She has put together two ensembles – NYC Constellation Ensemble (focused on music behavior) and the OPERA Ensemble.

Please note: a recording of this event will be made available to the public at a later date. By registering for and joining the event, you consent to have your image and likeness used in any future screenings of this In Process, publicly or privately.

all images courtesy the artists, Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa by Lovis Ostenrik, Lucie Vitkova by Yume Katsumi

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