LAND presents Nothing Beside Remains Weekend
December 9–11, 2011
From December 9th to 11th, LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) will host a weekend in Marfa, TX in celebration of its large-scale exhibition Nothing Beside Remains. This weekend will include performances and programming by exhibiting artists, selected screenings, and guided tours of the exhibition.
For more information on the Nothing Beside Remains Weekend, including a continually updated schedule of activities and information about travel to Marfa and local lodging, please visit: www.nomadicdivision.org/marfaweekend.html.
About Nothing Beside Remains:
Nothing Beside Remains is a suite of commissioned public projects, presented by LAND, opening in September 2011 and continuing into 2012. This LAND 1.0 exhibition is sited in Marfa, Texas—a rural town of 1,800 residents and a site of seminal art historical import—and features new commissions ranging from large-scale installations to discreet interventions.
Integrated into the boundless West Texas landscape, and connected by the thematic evoked in the exhibition’s titular reference, P.B. Shelley’s Ozymandias, these projects address the beauty and poetry in decay, the inevitable decline of the monumental, and the fleeting presence of legacy in the face of the erosion of time.
LAND was founded in 2009 by Director/Curator Shamim M. Momin, former contemporary curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Christine Y. Kim, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Modern Art, as a non-profit public art organization committed to curating site- and situation-specific contemporary art projects. For more information on LAND, please visit www.nomadicdivision.org.