Xaviera Simmons: Perspectives 157

Xaviera Simmons: Perspectives 157
Library Shelf Location 18.SIMM
Publication Date 2007
Description Perspectives 157: Xaviera Simmons exhibition marked the first Texas exhibition for Simmons and the debut of Simmons’s installation, Electric Relaxation: Digital Good Time (How to Break Your Own Heart), which also doubled as a performance space. The installation comprised of hundreds of vintage record album sleeves covering the walls of the Zilkha Gallery. The evolving aspect of the installation is music, supplied throughout the run of the exhibition by archival footage of jazz, rhythm and blues, and hip hop concerts, as well as soundscapes created by the artist. Includes an interview with the artist by Valerie Cassel Oliver; documentation of the artist’s career.
ISBN 9781933619071
Quantity 1
Pages 16
Author Valerie Cassel Oliver
Format Paperback
Publisher Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Related Artist Xaviera Simmons
Categories Installation, Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team)
Keyword Music
Related Curator/Producer Valerie Cassel Oliver
Artist's Nationality African-American
Language English

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