Exhibitions

Talks to Me

Talks to Me

For Talks to Me, Special Special hosts two editioned works by Tim Simonds: manna, a set of small rose leaf sculptures and Talks to Mea scratch-game printed on a translucent paper. The two editions are presented amidst some trappings—a set of screens and guides. Talks to Me is made in collaboration with Seokhoon Choi, printed by Eric López, and released as...


efforts in reading Kaspar by Peter Handke

efforts in reading Kaspar by Peter Handke

Lu Zhang, Tim Simonds, and Aaron Lehman perform a public reading of Peter Handke's play Kaspar (1967), collaboratively reconceived and read through a single translucent paper copy. Playing at reading. Excerpt from Kaspar: "They speak a text that is not theirs. They do not speak to make sense but to show that they are playing at speaking, and do so with great exertion of their voices even when they speak softly... He utters a single sentence over and over: I want to be a person like somebody else was once."

The Frontiers Conference is a continuous series of performances that...


Let’s Talk About a Woman Traveling Alone

Let’s Talk About a Woman Traveling Alone

“It is still taboo for a woman to be alone. To find her way. Sift through the world for herself. In a self-empowered fashion. The Deck of Character couldn't be a greater metaphor for our shifting times. It is run by a woman. And it is a game of intuition: one with no rules or defined winner. In my current solo road trip across the US, it saddens me to report that in most conversations with cops and older men, they often uncomfortably remark how I am doing this alone.”

Hannah Wnorowski, creator of The Deck of...


Walkthrough

Walkthrough

Join us this Saturday at 3:00 pm at Special Special for a walkthrough with Tim Simonds, of his current solo exhibition, Talks to Me.  

For Talks to Me, Special Special hosts two editioned works by Tim Simonds: manna, a set of small rose leaf sculptures and Talks to Me, a scratch-game printed on a translucent paper made from celery. The two editions are presented amidst some trappings—a set of screens and guides. Talks to Me is made in collaboration with Seokhoon Choi, printed by Eric López, and released as Special Special Edition No. 31, part of a series of editioned works produced...


I <3 U Always Forever

I <3 U Always Forever

The Frontiers Conference is a continuous series of performances that joins and highlights artists on the fringe of various artistic movements. Organized by Wildman Clab, as part of their yearlong events residency at Special Special.

Event 2019:02:10: I <3 U Always Forever is a performance by Robert Ouyang Rusli and Wo Chan including live music, audio recordings, and opportunities for audience participation and sharing on topics of time and memory as they relate to intimate relationships.