April 4th, 2010

Whitney Biennial: Ari Marcopoulos

Artist: Ari Marcopoulos

Location: 2nd Floor, Whitney Biennial 2010

Detroit, 2009, by Ari Marcopoulos is a large video projection in a black room on the second floor. About seven and a half minutes long, the work documents adolescent participants in Detroit, Michigan’s “noise rock” scene improvising music on the floor of a bedroom. The approach to the subjects is straightforward and plain, allowing a focus on content rare in the rest of the Biennial.

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