Sites of Knowledge by Melissa Amore

What is the “site” of knowledge? Is it a book? A library? An artwork? Or a concept? What is the visual shape or the image of knowledge? And when does a symbol become a pictorial composition, a line drawing, a word or a concept? How do we attach meaning to a line? 

Jane Lombard Gallery is pleased to present Sites of Knowledge, a group exhibition curated by the collaborative Re-Sited (Melissa Bianca Amore and William Stover). The exhibition features works by Richard Artschwager, Henri Chopin, Simone Douglas, Guy Laramée, Jen Mazza,  Kristin McIver, Enrico Isamu Ōyama, Michael Rakowitz, Karen Schiff and Sophie Tottie.

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What is the Site of Art? by Melissa Amore

Re-Sited presents the first in the series of informal discussions that examine both the psychology of the “exhibition site” and the “conceptual space.” This conversation is dedicated to questioning: “What is the Site of Art?” and how does “space become a site?”

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Threefold by Melissa Amore

International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) and El Museo de Los Sures are pleased to present the first US solo exhibition of Australian-born artist, Natasha Johns-Messenger, who is an ISCP alumna now based in New York. The exhibition, titled ThreeFold, is curated by Melissa Bianca Amore, and presents an interactive installation that directly disrupts the spatial continuity and perceptual reading of the Los Sures space. The site, a street-level gallery on the ground floor of an apartment building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is the focus of the artist’s investigation, both as a subject and a pictorial object.

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