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Damage Control Artwork Screenings

Three hijacked jets on desert airstrip, Amman, Jordan, September 12, 1970. Still from Johan Grimonprez’s Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, 1997. Courtesy of zap-o-matik & Sean Kelly, New York
Three hijacked jets on desert airstrip, Amman, Jordan, September 12, 1970. Still from Johan Grimonprez’s Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, 1997. Courtesy of zap-o-matik & Sean Kelly, New York

Sunday, March 16, 2014 
Programs begin at 11 am and 2 pm
Ring Auditorium

An extension of the exhibition Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, these screenings feature moving-image works beyond those in the Second Level galleries.

Program I:  

Bruce Conner, CROSSROADS, 1976
35mm restored print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive
36 minutes 

Johan Grimonprez, Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, 1997
68 minutes 

Program II: 

Cyprien Gaillard, Pruitt-Igoe Falls, 2009 
7 minutes 

Ant Farm, Media Burn, 1975
23 minutes 

SUPERFLEX, Burning Car, 2008 
11 minutes 

Christian Jankowski, 16mm Mystery, 2004 
5 minutes 

Doug Aitken, House, 2010
9 minutes

All screenings are in the Ring Auditorium. Admission is free, but seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Films may contain adult content. Visitors requesting accessibility services, such as a sign-language interpreter, should contact Kristy Maruca at 202.633.2796 or marucak@si.edu. Please try to give two weeks’ notice.

Members at the Inner Circle ($500) level and above may reserve two seats per public program at the Museum.  To check on the status of your membership or to RSVP, please email hirshhornevents@si.edu or call 202.633.2836.

Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950 is organized by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, in association with Mudam Luxembourg and Universalmuseum Joanneum/Kunsthaus Graz. The exhibition received major funding from the Terra Foundation for American Art and is also made possible through generous support from Kathryn Gleason and Timothy Ring; John and Mary Pappajohn; Melva Bucksbaum and Ray Learsy; John and Sue Wieland; Lewis and Barbara Shrensky; Marian Goodman Gallery, Inc.; Peggy and Ralph Burnet; the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia; Dani and Mirella Levinas; Barbara and Aaron Levine; the Broad Art Foundation; the Japan Foundation; David Zwirner, New York/London; the Embassy of Switzerland; and Home Front Communications.

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