IMA to Present Video Exhibition Examining the Relationship Between Camera Frame and Unbounded Space


INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- The Indianapolis Museum of Art announced today that it will present Framed, an exhibition featuring videos created by five emerging and mid-career solo artists and one artistic collaborative—contextualizing their work in relation to influential early films by Bruce Nauman and Richard Serra. The exhibition, organized by the IMA, will highlight artists who have used video to investigate the space between self and environment, self and other, and the divide between what is recorded by a camera and the expanse of unmediated life. These works strategically employ video not only as a means of documentation, but also to call attention to how the camera frame delineates space. Framed will be on view in the IMA’s McCormack Forefront Galleries from November 5, 2010 to March 6, 2011. Instrumental figures in the emerging medium of video in the 1960s and 70s, Nauman and Serra staged repetitive actions within de