Join us for a discussion with artists Kelly Akashi, Hanna Hur, Steffani Jemison, and K.R.M. Mooney about their work in the exhibition The Inconstant World. Moderated by Jamillah James, ICA LA Senior Curator.
This program is a Zoom webinar and pre-registration is required.
Kelly Akashi (b. 1983, Los Angeles) is based in Los Angeles. Akashi has a BFA from Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles; an MFA from University of Southern California, Los Angeles; and studied at the Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt. Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art; the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; the Brooklyn Museum; CC Foundation, Shanghai, China; and the Sifang Museum, Nanjing, China, among others. Recent solo exhibitions include presentations at the Aspen Art Museum (2020-21), Tanya Bonakdar Gallery (2020), Headlands Center for the Arts (2019), Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Foundation (2019), ARCH Athens (2019); François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles (2019 and 2016); and SculptureCenter, New York (2017).
Hanna Hur (b.1985, Toronto) is based in Los Angeles. Hur has a BFA from Concordia University, Montreal and received her MFA from the University of California Los Angeles in 2019. She has exhibited at Feuilleton, Los Angeles; u’s, Calgary; Bel Ami, Los Angeles; Franz Kaka, Toronto; Motel Gallery, New York; Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles; The Sunroom, Richmond; Audain Gallery at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver; and Shanaynay, Paris. Her work has been reviewed in The Los Angeles Times, Artforum, Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, and Canadian Art magazine.
Steffani Jemison (b. 1981, Berkeley, CA) is an interdisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been the subject of solo exhibitions and special projects at LAXART, Los Angeles (2013); RISD Museum, Providence (2015); the Museum of Modern Art, NY (2015); Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA (2016); Jeu de Paume, Paris (2017); Nottingham Contemporary (2018); the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2019); and the Contemporary Art Center Cincinnati (2021), among others. Her work is in numerous public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Whitney Museum, New York; the Stedelijk Museum, Netherlands; and the Studio Museum, New York. Since 2016, Jemison has been a part of the musical collaborative Mikrokosmos with Justin Hicks.
K.R.M. Mooney (b. 1990, Seattle, Washington) is based in Oakland, California. They completed their BFA from California College of the Arts in 2012. Their work is in the collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. They received an Artadia Award (2018), The Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art Award (2017). They had exhibitions at The Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art (2015), SFMOMA (2017), Kunstverein Braunschweig (2018) and David Dale Gallery (2019). Recent group exhibitions include SculptureCenter, New York; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, and Essex Street Gallery, New York. Recent projects include contributing to group exhibitions at Yale Union, Portland and Statdgalerie Bern, Switzerland.