Pat O'Neill, No Wonder - Two Skins, 2013, Video still. Installation view.
In Conversation: Jesse Fleming and Pat O'Neill, moderated by LA-based independent curator and historian Ciara Moloney
In conjunction with the current exhibition Patterns Bigger Than Any of Us: Jesse Fleming / Pat O'Neill.
Jesse Fleming (b. 1977) is part of an emerging group of artists and technologists that examine the convergence of media art and mindfulness. Recent solo exhibitions were held at Five Car Garage; 356 Mission; and Night Gallery, all in Los Angeles, CA; and the University of Texas in Austin, TX. His work has been presented by various art and cultural organizations, including the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams, MA; Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, CA; Borusan Contemporary in Istanbul, Turkey; National Film Museum in Frankfurt, Germany; Creative Time in New York, NY; and the San Francisco Symphony. His work is in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, NY and Borusan Contemporary in Istanbul, Turkey.
Pat O’Neill’s (b. 1939) artistic and filmmaking career spans over 50 years, and he is highly-regarded for his experiments with film and optical printing. Recent solo exhibitions were held at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley, CA; Monitor in Rome, Italy; VeneKlasen/Werner in Berlin, Germany; Quinta do Quetzal in Vidigueira, Portugal; Mitchell-Innes & Nash in New York, NY; and Cherry and Martin in Los Angeles, CA. His work has been included in major exhibitions such as Electric Art at the Art Galleries at the University of California Art Galleries, Los Angeles in 1969; the 1991 Whitney Biennial of American Art; and Los Angeles 1955-1985: The Birth of an Art Capital at the Centre Pompidou in 2005. He has participated in several prestigious international film festivals, in cities including Toronto, Canada; London, United Kingdom; and Vienna, Austria. His work is held in major museum collections, including the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA; Centre Pompidou, Paris, France; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.
Ciara Moloney is a curator and writer based in Los Angeles. She is currently Curator at the Los Angeles Municipal Gallery and formerly worked as the Curator of Exhibitions and Projects at Modern Art Oxford in the UK, where she curated exhibitions by Barbara Kruger, Josh Kline, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Christian Boltanski and Kiki Kogelnik. She has edited numerous catalogues and artist monographs and writes for publications including Art Review, Art in America, Art Papers, Apollo, CARLA and the Brooklyn Rail.