Artist Talk: Ola Vasiljeva

Public Program
Jan 25, 2014
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Artist Talk: Saturday, January 25, 4 pm

Please join Art in General for a talk and an exhibition walkthrough of Ola Vasiljeva’s New CommissionJargot with the artist and curator Zane Onckule.

Ola Vasiljeva (b. 1981) is a Latvian-born artist living and working in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Recent solo exhibitions include the Prix de Rome, de Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2013); Cinq à sept, kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia (2013); OAOA Vestibule, Galerie van Gelder, Netherlands (2012); among others. Her work has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including What Were You Expecting, Mr. Milquetoast, a Plot?, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany (2014); Fusiform Gyrus, Lisson Gallery, London, United Kingdom (2013); Material Information, Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen, Norway (2012); among others. Vasiljeva is a founder and member of The Oceans Academy of Arts artist collective and the publisher of OAOA Magazine.

Image courtesy Ola Vasiljeva



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General support of Art in General is provided by General Tools & Instruments LLC; the Lambent Fund of the Tides Foundation; Abraham and Lillian Rosenberg Foundation; the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; ConEdison; The Greenwich Collection; Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation; Select Equity Group Foundation; and by individuals. This program is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City

The New Commissions Program is made possible by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; Trust for Mutual Understanding; National Endowment for the Arts; Jerome Foundation; and Affirmation Arts Fund. Support has also been provided by Commissioners’ Circle leaders Jeffery Larsen and Joseph Bolduc; Commissioners’ Circle supporters Sandra Ho and Jang Kim, and Cher Lewis, and Commissioners’ Circle members Roya Khadjavi Heidari, Sean Johnson, Mary Lapides, Richard Massey, Leslie Ruff, Joyce Siegel, and Jeremy E. Steinke.

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Ola Vasiljeva: Jargot