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Event: Chaperone: Sara Greenberger Rafferty Presents Lucas (David Seltzer)

Lucas (David Seltzer, 1986)

June 10, 2009 at 7:00 pm

at EFA Project Space, 323 W. 39th St.

Presented by artist Sara Greenberger Rafferty

Organized by Ian Cooper, artist, and Michelle Levy, Program Director, EFA Project Space

From June 10th through July 29th, 2009, EFA Project Space presents Chaperone, an eight-week summer event. This weekly series consists of films handpicked by a group of artists, all whose work provocatively explores disparate aspects of our culture’s love affair with mediated reality. Each artist has been asked to share a film he or she finds curious, masterful, or compelling.  Through live introductions and an accompanying publication, the artists present their “take” on these selected cinematic works, giving greater insight and dimension to our understanding of their own distinct creative processes.  Whether it be a classic, a blockbuster, a musical, a slasher, or an art-house indie, the audience will experience each film through the watchful eyes of the eight dutiful ‘chaperones’.

Sara Greenberger Rafferty lives and works in Brooklyn. In recent years, and through a wide range of media, Rafferty’s work has embraced and explored the role of the performer, escape artist, comedian, and mental patient. In early 2009, Rafferty had a solo exhibition at The Kitchen, New York, titled Bananas. Another
solo exhibition at Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York is forthcoming this fall. In 2006, she had solo projects at Sandroni.Rey, Los Angeles and P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Center, New York. Her Public Art Fund-commissioned sculpture, After Harry, will be on view at MetroTech Center through September. Rafferty’s work has been included in recent group exhibitions including at Museum 52, Guild & Greyshkul, Susan Inglett, Artist Space, Gagosian Gallery, and Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, all New York; the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Oregon; and ARTSPACE, Auckland, New Zealand.



Sponsorship provided by Magic Hat Brewing Co.