Ron Athey: Queer Communion | Kenneth Tam: Silent Spikes 👀

1717 East 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA
Jun 20, 12 PM - 5 PM — ends Sep 05, 2021
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA) is pleased to announce its summer season of exhibitions, underscoring the museum’s commitment to artists living and working in Los Angeles—past and present—and supporting artists through exhibitions at various stages of their careers. On view June 19–September 5, 2021, ICA LA’s Summer 2021 exhibitions highlight two artists whose explorations in video and performance examine some of the most enduring and challenging issues of our time: Queer Communion: Ron Athey, the first historical museum survey dedicated to renowned Los Angeles-based performance artist Ron Athey (b. 1961), curated by noted art historian and performance studies scholar Amelia Jones and Kenneth Tam: Silent Spikes, a newly commissioned two-channel video by Brooklyn-based artist Kenneth Tam (b. 1982).

Featured Image: Ron Athey, "Acephalous Monster" (performance documentation), 2017.