• FUTURA. Measuring Time with Ceal Floyer and Pierre Huyghe

    Galerie der Gegenwart, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg January 14 – April 10, 2022 www.hamburger-kunsthalle.de
    FUTURA. Measuring Time with Ceal Floyer and Pierre Huyghe

    Pierre Huyghe, Cerro Indio Muerto, 2016, archival pigment print on cotton rag paper, 64 x 96 cm (unframed), 70,8 x 102,8 x 3 cm (framed), edition of 8. © the artist, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2022


    What is time and how can it be represented and measured artistically? And how can the future be thought? FUTURA. Measuring Time at Hamburger Kunsthalle invites 30 international artists, including Ceal Floyer and Pierre Huyghe, to address fundamental questions about temporality, sustainability and visions. The exhibition architecture transforms the entire first floor of the Galerie der Gegenwart, freeing it from modular walls and partitions. In this open design, artworks and artifacts are presented together in surprising dialogues that span across different historical periods and disciplines.

  • Artist Talk with Ceal Floyer

    44møen, Askeby July 28, 2019, 2 pm www.44moen.de
    Artist Talk with Ceal Floyer

    Photo © Hugo Glendinning⁠


    An artist talk with Ceal Floyer to mark the opening of the third chapter of 44møen's summer trilogy Exercises in Harmony.⁠


  • Ceal Floyer at UMMA

    University of Michigan Museum of Art, Michigan June 15 – September 22, 2019 www.umma.umich.edu
    Ceal Floyer at UMMA

    Ceal Floyer, Things, 2009, 25 Audio-CDs, 25 CD-Players, amplifiers, cables, 50 speakers, wood, dimensions variable
    Exhibition view: Show, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, 2009
    Photo © Uwe Walter


    Upon entering the large-scale installation, visitors encounter a collection of identical plinths that would ordinarily be used to display art objects in a museum. In place of visible objects, each plinth is equipped with a speaker from which visitors can hear the word “thing” sung—edited out of and isolated from a range of pop songs. The result is a playful and thoughtful exploration of language, meaning, and the conventions of museum presentation and spectatorship.


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  • The Transported Man, with Ceal Floyer, Ryan Gander and Ugo Rondinone

    Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI April 29 – October 22, 2017 www.broadmuseum.msu.edu
    The Transported Man, with Ceal Floyer, Ryan Gander and Ugo Rondinone

    Ugo Rondinone

    clockwork for oracles II, 2008

    Photo © Studio Ugo Rondinone