Onto Objects

January 29, 2014

In “Onto Objects,” Chang and Gibson engaged with objects from the MFA’s collection, projecting their personal experiences and associations onto art historical research and dialogues they shared with curators.

Jeffrey Gibson, Timeline 1.29.14

30-minute audiovisual performance of a conversation between Gibson, a bowl, a painting by Jackson Pollock, and an art critic-turned-therapist who moderated.

Patty Chang, Flash Burn in Uzbekistan

45-minute audiovisual performance in which Chang built a story using images, language, objects, and her body—set in a period room evoking a home from the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644).