Geoffrey Farmer

Geoffrey Farmer

Pérez Art Museum Miami

© Geoffrey Farmer.

November 16, 2014

Geoffrey Farmer: Let’s Make the Water Turn Black
October 9, 2014–March 1, 2015

Generative compositions by Brady Marks & Geoffrey Farmer 

Pérez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132

Partial list of characters:

Blue feather
Jesus just leaving Chicago
Sneaky Pete and Erroneous
Cal Schenkel 
Lee Harvey Oswald
Enlarged airline pillow
Moon and the moon
Merce Cunningham’s walking stick
The broom
The central scrutinizer
nana na na
The firstest amendment
Kathy Aching’s foot
Zomby wolf
Cymbal head 
Big Bird’s butt
The sun and moon
Thing fish
A gay bush
The brain police
Ethel the tree
Man with a ladies head
Willie the pimp
Robot head
Family of the waka jawaka
Metal man
Sgt. Fury
Dottie Dribble
Elroy Pie
An old flame
Medalo Bops
E. Varése
Baby spoon
Anarchist and enviromenatilst 
The gong
Martin Kippenberger 
Oscar the grouch 
Magic Mountain
The singing daikon 
Arm of a sea creature
Sword balancing an egg
A worm

Geoffrey Farmer: Let’s Make the Water Turn Black, on view at Pérez Art Museum Miami from October 9, 2014 to March 1, 2015, is a theatrical installation involving combinations of found objects which the artist transforms into puppet-like figures, and kinetic elements choreographed with sound. Together, these pieces become theater plays or small operas with uncanny objects as their main performers. Geoffrey Farmer: Let’s Make the Water Turn Black is a coproduction of Pérez Art Museum Miami, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Nottingham Contemporary, and Kunstverein Hamburg. This presentation of the exhibition is curated by PAMM Chief Curator Tobias Ostrander.

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