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State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery

Asco (Glugio “Gronk” Nicandro, Patssi Valdez, Willie Herrón III, Harry Gamboa Jr.), First Supper (After a Major Riot), 1974/2011. Courtesy of Harry Gamboa Jr., Los Angeles. ICI is very pleased to announce the opening of State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery in Vancouver, Canada, as the first stop of an extended tour. The opening reception was on September 27th, followed by a series of public events in the following weeks. Curated by Constance Lewallen and Karen Moss, and co-organized by the Orange County Museum of Art and the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, State of Mind is a thorough investigation of seminal conceptual and related avant-garde activities in the late 1960s and early 1970s and the critical interchange between artists living in the Golden State. State of Mind continues to SITE Santa Fe and The Bronx Museum of the Arts in 2013. State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 September 28–December 9, 2012 Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC Opening Reception: September 27, 2012, 8 pm Curators’ Talk with Constance Lewallen and Karen Moss Saturday, September 29, 1:30 pm Join State of Mind curators Constance Lewallen (University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive) and Karen Moss (Orange County Museum of Art) for a tour of the exhibition. Lecture by Julia Bryan-Wilson Monday, October 15, 6:30 pm University of California-Berkeley Art Historian Julia Bryan-Wilson presents K G A Y in L.A.: Queer Video and the Politics of Viewership. Reading/Performance by Eleanor Antin at the Belkin Thursday, November 29, 6:30 pm Artist Eleanor Antin presents a reading/performance from her work Conversations with Stalin in conversation with local artist Michael Morris. Belkin 101: Feminism(s) Thursdays, 12:30 pm Belkin 101 is an ongoing informal reading group offering readings and discussions in relation to State of Mind. Film Series: November 7–22, 2012 Pacific Cinémathèque, 1131 Howe Street, Vancouver Here is Always Somewhere Else: The Disappearance of Bas Jan Ader With: Tacita Dean, Ger Van Elk, Wim T. Schippers, Marcel Broodthaers, Rem Koolhaus Preceded by two films by Bas Jan Ader: I’m Too Sad to Tell You (1970, 4 mins.) and Nightfall (1971, 4 mins.) Wednesday, November 7, 7:00 pm Thursday, November 8, 8:30 pm — !Women Art Revolution With: Miranda July, Judy Chicago, Yvonne Rainer, Yoko Ono, Marina Abramovic Preceded by: Near the Big Chakra Thursday, November 8, 6:30 pm Friday, November 9, 8:50 pm Wednesday, November 14, 6:30 pm — Viva Cast: Anna Biller, Bridget Brno, Chad England, Jared Sanford, Marcus DeAnda Preceded by: Dyketactics Friday, November 9, 6:30 pm Saturday, November 10, 9 pm Thursday, November 15, 6:30 pm — Chinatown Cast: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez, John Hillerman, Diane Ladd Saturday, November 10, 6:30 pm Monday, November 12, 4 pm Friday, November 16, 8:35 pm Saturday, November 17, 6:30 pm — The India Trip With: Albert Jordan Sunday, November 11, 5:15 pm — Zabriskie Point Cast: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Rod Taylor, Paul Fix, G.D. Spradlin Sunday, November 11, 6:30 pm Thursday, November 15, 8:50 pm Friday, November 16, 6:30 pm Saturday, November 17, 9 pm — Kristina Talking Pictures Cast: Bert Barr, Kate Parker, Frances Barth, Lil Picardi, James Barth Sunday, November 11, 8:30 pm Wednesday, November 14, 8:30 pm — Los Angeles Plays Itself Monday, November 12, 6:30 pm Sunday, November 18, 6:30 pm — Rameau’s Nephew by Diderot (Thanx to Dennis Young) by Wilma Schoen Cast: Dennis Burton, Jim Murphy, Jonas Mekas, Annette Michelson, Nam June Paik Thursday, November 22, 6:30 pm All events are free and open to the public.

February 28, 2012- - December 9, 2012 @ Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery University of British Columbia

1825 Main Mall Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada v6t 1z2

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