Med in Art

“Stranger Visions” of Heather Dewey-Hagborg at the New York Public Library


Januray 7 – April 4, 2014.

Mid-Manhattan Library, Front Windows and Third Floor.

Opening exhibition of Heather Dewey-Hagborg entitled “Stranger Visions” at the New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan branch of.

This work is exhibiting as part of Art Wall on Third and Art in the Windows series.

Saturday, February 1, 2014, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Mid-Manhattan Library, 1st Floor Corner Room.

455 Fifth ave. (at 40th st.), New York, NY 10016

On February 1 at 2:30pm Heather Dewey-Hagborg will be discussing the work with 319 Scholes, curator Lindsay Howard, as part of the library’s Artist Dialogue series. Technical details of the work such as collecting and analyzing genetic material from public news about Heather’s Dewey-Hagborg work

Stranger Visions recently returned from a surveillance-themed exhibit Trace Recordings at the University of Technology Sydney as well as Destroy Yourself locally at Kunsthalle Galapagos in Brooklyn. Heather Dewey-Hagborg completed a site-specific version of the work for the show Grow Your Own at the Dublin Science Gallery and spoke on a Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board panel about issues of genetic surveillance.Stranger Visions was reviewed by Chin-Chin Yap in Arts Asia Pacific, featured in C Magazine as part of their winter surveillance issue, and made the cover of Government Technology.*Photograph: Thomas Dexter