Past Exhibitions

Rimini Protokoll, 100% Yogyakarta, performed at Concert Hall Taman Budaya, Yogyakarta, 2015, Courtesy Goethe-Institut Indonesien. Photo: Berto Gesit

Rimini Protokoll: City as Stage

The first U.S. museum exhibition of Rimini Protokoll, a Berlin-based artist collective formed of Helgard Haug, Stefan Kaegi and Daniel Wetzel, features two major works:…

Bean Gilsdorf, The Final Roles, 2015, Wool and polyester, 20 x 25 in., Courtesy the Artist

Bloom Projects Exchange Series: Bean Gilsdorf, Soft Actor

In collaboration with Art Practical, an online art publication based in San Francisco, CA, MCASB presents a solo exhibition by artist and writer, Bean Gilsdorf.…

Khvay Samnang, Human Nature, 2010-2011, Digital C-Print, 31.5 x 47.24 in., Courtesy the artist and SA SA BASSAC, Phnom Penh

Bloom Projects Exchange Series: Khvay Samnang, Footprints of Yantra Man

In collaboration with Sa Sa Bassac, a gallery and resource center based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, MCASB presents a solo exhibition by Khvay Samnang (b.…

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assume vivid astro focus: avalanches volcanoes asteroids floods

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) will present avalanches volcanoes asteroids floods, a newly commissioned installation by the vibrant New York/Paris based artist duo…

Weslie Ching, We Are Made Of Stars, 2015, Performance, Courtesy the Artist. Photo: Arna Bajraktarević

Shift, Stretch, Expand: Everyday Transformations

*Please note the new closing date of November 2, 2016. Phil Argent, Weslie Ching, Petra Cortright, George Legrady, Kyra Lehman, Rebekah Miles, Maria Rendón, Stephanie…

Carolina Caycedo, YUMA, or the Land of Friends, 2014, Digital prints on glass, satellite images, Mural: 580x473 cm (46 pieces: 20 pieces 100x100 cm; 10 pieces 100x35 cm; 8 pieces 40x100 cm; 8 pieces 40x35 cm), Courtesy the Artist

Beyond 2°

Featuring Ursula Biemann and Paulo Tavares, Carolina Caycedo, Olga Kisseleva, Nicholas Mangan, Otobong Nkanga, Robert Zhao Renhui, Andrea Polli, Amie Siegel, and Melanie Smith SPECIAL EVENTS…

Michael DeLucia, Exhibition view, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels, 2014, Courtesy the Artist and Galerie Nathalie Obadia. Photo: WE DOCUMENT ART

Bloom Projects: Michael Delucia, Appearance Preserving Simplification

Michael DeLucia (lives and works in Brooklyn, NY) uses sculpture and installation to suggest a conflict between the digital and physical realms, underscoring a growing…

Tam Van Tran, Aikido Dream II, 2015, Acrylic and marker on canvas, 84” H x 79” W x 1.5” D, Courtesy the Artist and Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Photo: Robert Wedemeyer

Tam Van Tran, Aikido Dream

Since the early 1990s, Tam Van Tran has been producing an impressive body of work comprising abstract paintings, mixed-media collages, ceramic tiles, and sculpture. By…

Cécile B. Evans, Hyperlinks or it didn't happen, 2014, HD video, 22 minutes, Courtesy the Artist

Then They Form Us

Xavier Cha, Constant Dullaart, Cecile B. Evans, Devin Kenny, Hayal Pozanti, and Julien Previeux Digital technologies in the 21st century permeate nearly every aspect of…

Yara El-Sherbini, The Current Situation, 2014, Mixed media participatory sculpture (Buzzwire), 7.8 M x 3.5 M, Commissioned by the NAE, Courtesy the Artist and La Caja Blanca

Bloom Projects: Yara El-Sherbini, Border Control

Yara El-Sherbini (b. 1978, London, UK; lives and works in Santa Barbara, CA) is an artist who uses humor and play to address structures of…