UPCOMING EXHIBITION

FEB 12–MAY 31, 2021
ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM

Jonah King: Selected Works 2016 - 2020

Partnering with Rockford Art Museum, NGAS is proud to curate Jonah King’s first solo museum exhibition. Jonah King (b. Ireland, 1985) is an artist, filmmaker, and writer exploring technology, intimacy and collectivity. King works between Dublin and Brooklyn.King’s work has been exhibited at institutions including the Irish Museum of Modern Art, The New York Jewish Museum, and Fotografiska Stockholm. Their films have received official selections at the Oberhausen Film Festival and London International Motion Pictures Awards.

 

Verónica Soria Martinez: Memory Access
Partnering with Rockford Art Museum, NGAS is proud to curate Verónica Soria Martínez’s first solo museum exhibition.By mixing augmented reality, video projections, and sound, Veronica Soria-Martinez places visitors in a multi-sensory exhibition that reveals a speculative future in which a secret society has changed language, leading to the transformation of, what Soria-Martinez states, “humans’ relationship to time, love, and ideas.”

 

Born in Spain, Rockford-based artist Verónica Soria Martinez focuses on visual culture and sonic arts. She holds PhD and Masters degree in Visual Arts and Intermedia from Polytechnic University in Valencia, Spain. A portion of her research can be read in English at “Resounding Memory: Aural Augmented Reality and the Retelling of History”, Leonardo Music Journal n. 27 (MIT Press). She currently teaches CAPA art at West Middle School for RPS 205.

 

Image: Jonah King, courtesy of the artist.