1. Artist Talk with Amanda Ross-Ho, VAC Artist in Residence, Spring 2011

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    FEBRUARY 11, 2011 Amanda Ross-Ho discusses UNTITLED NOTHING FACTORY, the site-specific installation created for the Vaulted Gallery, Spring 2011. Amanda Ross-Ho received her B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1998 and her M.F.A. from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles in 2006. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, and was included in the 2008 Whitney Biennial. Ross-Ho lives and works in Los Angeles and is currently represented by Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles; Mitchell-Innes and Nash, New York; and The Approach, London.

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    • Amanda Ross-Ho at the UT Visual Arts Center

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      SEPTEMBER 24, 2010 Enjoy this short video about Amanda Ross-Ho's Artist Residence this Spring 2011 at the University of Texas at Austin's new Visual Arts Center. Amanda is a Los Angeles-based artist, and we are thrilled to have her in Austin creating an original exhibit with the students here at UT this coming spring.

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      • Amanda Ross-Ho

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        • MCA Chicago Plaza Project: Amanda Ross-Ho

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          Jul 23–Dec 2, 2013 Los Angeles–based artist Amanda Ross-Ho premieres her first outdoor public art project, THE CHARACTER AND SHAPE OF ILLUMINATED THINGS, in which she explores how photography is a direct analogue to the act of seeing. Updating Joseph Beuys’s famous declaration “Everyone is an artist,” Ross-Ho suggests more specifically that today everyone is a photographer, as the ubiquity and speed of digital photography shapes the way we view and experience the world. In Ross-Ho’s hands, the plaza is transformed into an enormous photo studio, with objects on display for the purpose of being photographed by the public, while the sun serves as a shifting source of light, affecting both our perception of how the objects look in real life and how they appear in our photographs. THE CHARACTER AND SHAPE OF ILLUMINATED THINGS is the third iteration of the MCA Chicago Plaza Project, which has previously featured work by Mark Handforth (2011) and Martin Creed (2012). This exhibition is organized by Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Pamela Alper Associate Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. For more info: mcachicago.org

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