Born in 1970, Carey Young is British-American and based in London. Her work has been exhibited in prominent national and international exhibitions and has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions including Dallas Museum of Art (2017); Migros Museum of Contemporary Art, curated by Raphael Gygax (2013); Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK (2010), which toured to Cornerhouse, Manchester and MiMA, Middlesborough; Le Quartier, Quimper, France (2013); The Power Plant, Toronto (2009); and the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (2009). Young’s work has also been presented at the Front International: Cleveland Triennial (2018), Centre Pompidou Brussels (2018), Tate Liverpool (2017), Tate Britain (2009), Moscow Biennale (2013, 2007), Modern Art Oxford (2007), Performa 05 and the Venice Biennale (2003). Carey Young is represented by Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.www.paulacoopergallery.com andwww.careyyoung.com
Also opening at Towner on the same evening:
The Weather Garden: Anne Hardy curates the Arts Council Collection
Figure Study II: Joe Hill curates the Towner Collection
Ravilious Gallery and Collection Library
Timings for the evening:
5.00pm – Anne Hardy and Carey Young in Conversation
(Booking recommended, tickets £5 / £4 Towner Members & concessions)
Artists Anne Hardy and Carey Young discuss their exhibitions with members of our curatorial team, followed by a Q&A.
6.00pm – Exhibitions open
7.00pm – Chips & DJ in the bar
8.00pm – John Cage’s Ryoanji performed by LCO
(Free, open to all, no booking required)
A trio of musicians from London Contemporary Orchestra will perform John Cage’s Ryoanji live at Towner. This piece, by one of the most influential composers of the twentieth century, was inspired by the zen rock garden at the Ryoanji Temple in Kyoto, Japan.
Further info here