Press / Fieldwork Marfa and D.U.S.T program in L’Oeil Magazine, March 2017
"The Nantes School of Art’s American dream comes true"
Exhibition / Marfa Sightings - at Nantes School of Art
After Marfa and Houston, Marfa Sightings stop by Nantes (January 2017). with students from Nantes : Carole Baron, Léa Bertail-Domarchi, Ines Elichondoborde, Arthur Escabasse, Elliot Eugenie, and Houston : Tracey Ceniceros, Alton DuLaney, Trey Duvall, Jonathan Read, Elise Weber.
Exhibition / "Deserting the Site" in Houston
The artists who participated in the 2016 DUST studio program will exhibiting work at Third Space Gallery in Houston from October 4-28, 2016. Opening reception Friday, October 21, 7-9pm. Third Space Gallery is in the Fine Arts Building at the University of Houston, 4188 Elgin Street.
Press / Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, supports us in New York
We are proud to announce that DUST, Nantes School of Art, the School of Art at the University of Houston, and the overall project of Fieldwork Marfa received the support of the Partner University Fund of the FACE Foundation in New York. Jean-Marc Ayrault, the french Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, voiced his support for the program in a speech at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York, calling it “an exceptional program.”
Ce vendredi 23 septembre, à New York, l’ancien maire de Nantes et actuel ministre des Affaires étrangères, a tenu sa promesse. Celle de soutenir le projet de construction d’un lieu de résidence à Marfa, aux États-Unis, pour les étudiants de l’Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, l’Université de Houston et l’Ecole d’Art et de Design de Genève. Devant un parterre de mécènes et journalistes américains…
Press / Marfa Sounding 2016 in Arts + Culture Texas Magazine
Marfa Sounding 2016 reviewed by Arts + Culture Texas.
“On the weekend of May 26-29, I and a handful of other fans of experimental music drove out to Marfa, TX for Marfa Sounding, a series of concerts featuring works by Alvin Lucier and Elaine Radigue, performed primarily by Charles Curtis. Marfa Sounding was presented by Marfa Live Arts in collaboration with Fieldwork Marfa (…)”
Press / Marfa Sounding 2016 in Frieze Magazine
Marfa Sounding 2016 reviewed by Sabrina Tarasoff in Frieze Magazine. And with a picture of Inès Elichondoborde, student at les beaux-arts de Nantes and performer of Vespers (1969) in Marfa.
“This waning notion of ‘site’ was tackled over Memorial Day weekend in May through a series of performances, installations and talks considering the relationship between architecture and electronic music, particularly during the emergence of minimalism. Organized by Jennifer Burris-Staton in collaboration with Fieldwork:Marfa and Marfa Live Arts, the events of Marfa Sounding took place across ‘sites’ as different as a hotel bar and dusty fields, beginning with a dusk-to-dawn excursion to a lone hillside, where a listening station for Lucier’s Sferics (1981) was installed. The piece converts the notion of long-term observation into sound, with wooden antennae relaying atmospheric interference into headphones. Listening at night, ones body seems detached from ones self, allowing you to focus on sounds as if they are small, abstract thoughts or whimsical notations. Like poetry, Sfericsclaims its dramatic poise by tuning in to material resonances and impulses..”