upcoming and recent exhibitions (please scroll down)

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2014

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Cuchifritos Gallery, Essex Street Market, 

and James Fuentes Gallery, New York, NY

April 16-29  2014

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Women Choose Women Again

New Jersey Arts Center, Summit, New Jersey

Curated by Mary Birmingham

with Assistant Curator Katherine Murdock 

January 17 - April 13  2014

Opening Reception: Sunday, January 26, 1 pm - 4 pm

http://www.artcenternj.org/view/Upcoming-Exhibitions/Women-Choose-Women-Again.aspx

Inspired by the historically important 1973 exhibition Women ChooseWomen. A group of artists from the original exhibition will each show one of their own works and choose another female artist to participate in a new exhibition. Ann Messner selected by Joan Snyder.

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 2013

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The Real Estate Show and Other Histories

The Creative Time Summit 2013:

Art, Place, and Dislocation in the 21st-Century City

Section 6: Resistors 

moderated by Ivet Ćurlin of What, How and For Whom

with Jimmy McMillan, Chen Shaoxiong, Levan Asabashvili, Urban Reactor

Skirball Center, NYU, NY 

October 25-26  2013

event archive:

http://creativetime.org/summit/speakers/ann-messner/

http://creativetime.org/summit/2013/10/26/ann-messner/

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DuBois_the FBI files   

a public project for Du Bois in Our Time

University Museum of Contemporary Art, UMASS Amherst, MA 

September 10 - December 15  2013

link to images and info on project 

link to symposium videos

exhibition website:

https://fac.umass.edu/UMCA/Online/DuBoisInOurTime

https://fac.umass.edu/UMCA/Online/DuBoisInOurTimeArtists

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Petites Résistances

curated by Emmanuel Mir

Hans Peter Zimmer Foundation, Dusseldorf, Germany

June 1-July 13  2013

link to pages from the exhibition catalogue: messner an index

of peripheral activities 1975-1979_small failures (petits échecs)

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http://petites-resistances.tumblr.com

http://petites-resistances.tumblr.com/kuenstler

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2012 

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I Am Crime: Art on the Edge of the Law

curated by Justin Hoover

SOMArts Cultural Center, San Fransisco, CA

March 9 - April 19  2012

http://www.somarts.org/iamcrime/

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Fifteen Islands for Robert Moses

Greg Sholette (a collaborative project for the Panorama of the City of New York)

Queens Museum, New York

February 5 - May 20  2012

link to floating garden island_an alternative to the prison barge

link to Gregory Sholette website_fifteen islands for Robert Moses

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2011

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M/E/A/N/I/N/G Online #5

25th Anniversary edition  2011

http://writing.upenn.edu/pepc/meaning/05/index.html

http://writing.upenn.edu/pepc/meaning/05/meaning-online-5.html#messner

download PDF

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A Show about Colab (and Related Activities)

curated by Max Schuman

Printed Matter, New York

October 15 - November 30  2011

link to my essay ‘mapping collective action and the real estate show’

http://www.artnet.com/magazineus/reviews/robinson/colab-at-printed-matter-11-29-11.asp

http://hyperallergic.com/38908/1970s-flashback-to-the-birth-of-alternatives/

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WEST END ?

Museum on the Seam

Socio-Political Contemporary Art Museum

Jerusalem, Israel 

June 23 - December  2011

http://www.mots.org.il/Eng/Exhibitions/west-end-info.asp

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Act / OUT

curated by Lene ter Haar

Onomatopee, Eindhoven, Netherlands

June 10 - July 10  2011

Onomatopee Act/OUT exhibition archive

link to essay for exhibition catalogue

Metropolis M: Mark, wedge, explode. Interrogate, confront, shock. Act / Out at Onomatopee

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Global Fight Club: Aspects of Terror in Contemporary Art

curated by Matthias Reichelt and Bernhard Draz

Meinblau, Berlin

April 29 - May 22  2011 

Meinblau Global Fight Club exhibition archive

http://www.neues-deutschland.de/artikel/196776.osamas-puppenhaus.html

http://www.undo.net/it/mostra/118757

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Art, Access & Decay: New York 1975-1985

curated by Lisa Kahane and Peter Frank 

Subliminal Projects, LA

April 2 - April 30  2011

http://subliminalprojects.com/exhibition/art-access-decay-ny-1975-1985/