artists & participants

9999Alvar AaltoKim AdamsVikky AlexanderCory Arcangel ArmandoJohn AshberyMasters At WorkJohn BaldessariAfrika BambaataaFiona BannerGeorge BarberJean-Michel BasquiatDodie BellamyEdo BertoglioDara Birnbaum BironicValerie BlassAdrian BootGeorges BraqueTrisha BrownChris BurkeWilliam S. BurroughsDavid ByrneJohn CageAchille CastiglioniPier Giacomo CastiglioniAlex ChanAlison ChernickIll ClanBruce ConnerJoseph CornellMerce CunninghamGuy DebordSimon DennyTom DixonStan DouglasMarcel DuchampFast EddieT.S. EliotBrian EnoVadim EpsteinDragan EspenschiedBarbara EssGeoffrey FarmerRobert Farris ThompsonBetty FergusonDeanna FergusonKandy FongAmber Frid-JimenezEllen GallagherFrank O. Gehry General IdeaIsa GenzkenJean-Luc GodardJack GoldsteinJacqueline Goss Grandmaster FlashJuan Gris Haegue YangTheresa Hak Kyung ChaRichard HamiltonKeith HaringRachel HarrisonAuriea HarveyJohn HeartfieldHannah HöchApril HoffmannMichael HolmanRichard HuttenPierre HuygheDavid Ian XtravaganzaRoc In KatoKen Jacobs JODIBrian JungenMike KelleyBrian KennonDiggory KenrickThe Kidd City OrchestraManfred KirchheimerThe KlfRem KoolhaasJeff KoonsBarbara KrugerOliver LaricSherrie LevineOlia LialinaArthur LipsettEl LissitzkyJennie Livingston Lloyd and KerryHere's Luck MadonnaLiz MagorChristian MarclayJeremy MarreMaison Martin MargielaBruce MauPaul McCarthyEclectic Method MfsbPaul D. MillerJohn Miller ChernoffDanger Mouse Muji Mvrdv NegativlandWilliam Notman Obsessive 24Ken OkiishiNam June PaikFrancis PicabiaPablo PicassoElizabeth PriceRichard Prince Qiu ZhijieRobert RauschenbergChantal RegnaultRoy RichardsFranz RohLuigi RussoloDoris SalcedoThe Salsoul OrchestraMichael SamynPierre SchaefferBarbro Schultz LundestamKurt SchwittersLee Scratch PerryDj ShadowWayne SmithShadow SongsHito Steyerl 'That Subliminal Kid SuperstudioGirl TalkQuentin Tarantino Technotronic Featuring FellyRooster Teeth ProductionsJean TinguelyPalle TorssonJan TschicholdKing TubbyAmos Tutuola UjinoThe UpsettersJacques VillegleRosmarie WaldropAndy WarholHans WegnerGu WendaRachel WhitereadJoyce WielandStanley WongTobias Wong Xu BingJud YalkutRachel Zolf 

curators

press release

MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture is an exhibition in four parts:

The Digital Age: Hacking, Remix and the Archive in the Age of Post-Production 1st floor: February 20–May 15, 2016

Alvar Aalto / Cory Arcangel / John Ashbery / Dodie Bellamy / BIG / Valérie Blass / Chris Burke / William S. Burroughs / Alex Chan / ILL Clan / Danger Mouse / Simon Denny / Stan Douglas / T.S. Eliot / Geoffrey Farmer / Amber Frid-Jimenez / Ellen Gallagher / Isa Genzken / Girl Talk / Jacqueline Goss / H5 / Theresa Hak Kyung Cha / Rachel Harrison / April Hoffmann / Richard Hutten / The KLF / Barbara Kruger / Oliver Laric / Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, That Subliminal Kid / MUJI / MVRDV / Negativland / Ken Okiishi / Elizabeth Price / Rooster Teeth Productions / DJ Shadow / Hito Steyerl / Palle Torsson / UJINO / Rosmarie Waldrop / Stanley Wong / Tobias Wong / Haegue Yang / Rachel Zolf / Kim Adams (ROBSON PLAZA: Robson & Howe Streets)

Late 20th Century: Splicing, Sampling and the Street in the Age of Appropriation 2nd floor: February 20–May 15, 2016

Armando / Vikky Alexander / John Baldessari / Afrika Bambaataa / Fiona Banner / Jean-Michel Basquiat / Edo Bertoglio / David Byrne / Alison Chernick / John Miller Chernoff / Bruce Conner / Joseph Cornell / Tom Dixon / Stan Douglas / Eclectic Method / Brian Eno / Vadim Epstein / Dragan Espenschied / Barbara Ess / Fast Eddie / Deanna Ferguson / General Idea / Jack Goldstein / Grandmaster Flash / Gu Wenda / Keith Haring / Auriea Harvey / Michael Holman / Pierre Huyghe / David Ian Xtravaganza / JODI / Brian Jungen / Mike Kelley / Brian Kennon / The Kidd City Orchestra / Manfred Kirchheimer / Rem Koolhaas / Jeff Koons / Sherrie Levine / Olia Lialina / Jennie Livingston / Madonna / Liz Magor / Maison Martin Margiela / Christian Marclay / Masters at Work / Bruce Mau / Paul McCarthy / MFSB / OMA / Richard Prince / Qiu Zhijie / Chantal Regnault / Roc in Kato / Doris Salcedo / The Salsoul Orchestra / Michaël Samyn / Pierre Schaeffer / Quentin Tarantino / Technotronic featuring Felly / Robert Farris Thompson / Amos Tutuola / Rachel Whiteread / Xu Bing

The Post-War: Cut, Copy and Quotation in the Age of Mass Media 3rd floor: February 20–June 12, 2016

9999 / George Barber / Dara Birnbaum / Bironic / Adrian Boot / Trisha Brown / John Cage / Achille Castiglioni / Pier Giacomo Castiglioni / Merce Cunningham / Guy Debord / Betty Ferguson / Kandy Fong / Frank Gehry / Jean-Luc Godard / Richard Hamilton / Here's Luck / Nam June Paik / Diggory Kenrick / King Tubby / Lim / Arthur Lipsett / Lloyd and Kerry / Barbro Schultz Lundestam / Jeremy Marre / Obsessive 24 / Lee "Scratch" Perry / Robert Rauschenberg / Roy Richards / Pierre Schaeffer / Wayne Smith / Shadow Songs / Superstudio / Jean Tinguely / UFO / The Upsetters / Jacques Villeglé / Andy Warhol / Joyce Wieland / Jud Yalkut

Early 20th Century: Collage, Montage and Readymade at the Birth of Modern Culture 4th floor: February 20–June 12, 2016

Georges Braque / Joseph Cornell / Marcel Duchamp / Brian Eno / Juan Gris / John Heartfield / Hannah Höch / Ken Jacobs / El Lissitzky / William Notman / Francis Picabia / Pablo Picasso / Dr. Franz Roh / Luigi Russolo / Kurt Schwitters / Jan Tschichold / Hans Wegner

Offsite: Elizabeth Zvonar Through May 1, 2016

MashUp is curated by the Vancouver Art Gallery's Chief Curator/Associate Director Daina Augaitis, Senior Curator Bruce Grenville, and Assistant Curator Stephanie Rebick. In keeping with the interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of the exhibition, the Gallery invited a diverse range of 30 local and international curators, scholars, artists, designers and architects to contribute to the scholarship and presentation of the exhibition and accompanying catalogue.

A fully illustrated hardcover catalogue for MashUp features essays by 30 contributors, including Dawn Ades, Daina Augaitis, Nicolas Bourriaud, Nicholas Chambers, Francesca Coppa, Michael Darling, Bruce Grenville, Paul D. Miller, Isabel Schulz, Stephanie Rebick and many more. The catalogue is co-published by the Vancouver Art Gallery and Black Dog Publishing.