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A Talk with Nadia Hironaka + Matthew Suib



Monday, September 24th @ 5:30pm
Warren Auditorium IN SOLES


Nadia Hironaka + Matthew Suib have been artistic collaborators working with the moving image since 2008. Their video art installations have been exhibited in museums, galleries and film festivals worldwide. This past summer, they were artists in residence at the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada and are exhibiting fall 2012 at Young Projects in Los Angeles.

Nadia Hironaka received her MFA from The Art Institute of Chicago and her BFA from The University of the Arts. Currently she resides in Philadelphia and is a professor at The Maryland Institute College of Art. She was a 2008 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts fellow and received a Pew Fellowship in the Arts in 2006. Her films and video installations have been exhibited internationally in: The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Morris Gallery, The Black Maria Film Festival, The Donnell Library (NYC), The Fabric Workshop and Museum (Philadelphia), The Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia), The Galleries at Moore College of Art (Philadelphia), and Vox Populi, (Philadelphia). Hironaka’s second solo museum exhibtion “The Late Show” was recently presented at Arizona State University Art Museum.

Philadelphia-based artist Matthew Suib has exhibited installations, video/sound works and photographs internationally at venues including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Kunstwerke Berlin, Mercer Union (Toronto), The Corcoran Gallery of Art (D.C.) and PS1 Contemporary Art Center (NYC), The Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia), and the 2007 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. His 2006 project Purified By Fire has been commissioned for exhibition in Miami, Chicago, Toronto and Paris. Suib was awarded a Pew Fellowship in the Arts in 2011 and was a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts fellow in 2005. Matthew was also a former member of the esteemed Philadelphia artist collective Vox Populi.

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