Pioneer Works & Atlas Obscura are proud to host Rachel Sussman in conversation with Jer Thorp.
Join us Sunday, November 2 at Pioneer Works for a very special closing reception for Sussman’s highly celebrated solo exhibition, featuring never before seen prints and a site-specific installation of research and ephemera collected from her travels. Artist Jer Thorp, co-founder of the Office for Creative Research will join Sussman in a dialogue, delving into her work and explorations while Shoots and Roots Bitters mixes botanical cocktails inspired by The Oldest Living Things in the World.
Tickets are free of charge; advance reservations are highly recommended.
Rachel Sussman has been developing the critically acclaimed project “The Oldest Living Things in the World,�? for nearly a decade. She’s received numerous awards including a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship, has spoken at TED, The Long Now Foundation, and UCLA, amongst others, and appeared on the air on CNN, BBC, and various public radio programs. Her exhibition record spans more than a decade in museums and galleries in the US and Europe, and her photographs and writing have been featured on global media outlets including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, and NPR’s Picture Show.
Jer Thorp is the Co-Founder of The Office for Creative Research, a multidisciplinary research group focusing on the boundaries between data, art & culture. He was the Data Artist in Residence at the New York Times from 2010-2012.
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