Jennie C. Jones says, “My surfaces are the extent 5 of my reach.” Stay here. The surfaces are not flat if you move with enough deliberation, step to and from them as if within them, them and they all transitory in transit, transness, indicat ing all against reduction. — Fred Moten, The Red Sheaves*
On the occasion of the Guggenheim exhibition JENNIE C. JONES—DYNAMICS, join Jones and Fred Moten for a conversation, followed by a reading by Moten of a revised version of his essay “The Red Sheaves,” originally written for Jones’ 2020 show at The Arts Club of Chicago.
Thursday, March 24, at 6:30 pm
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue (at 88th Street), New York City
*Fred Moten, “The Red Sheaves,” in Jennie C. Jones: Constant Structure (Chicago: Arts Club of Chicago, 2020), © Frederick Moten and The Arts Club of Chicago.
Jennie C. Jones, from top: Fractured Crescendo, Rest, 2019, acoustic absorber panel and acrylic on canvas, image © Jennie C. Jones, courtesy of the artist and Alexander Gray Associates; Song Containers, 2011, hand brushed aluminum, image © Jennie C. Jones, courtesy of the artist and Alexander Gray Associates; Jennie C. Jones: Dynamics, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, February 4, 2022–May 2, 2022, organized by Lauren Hinkson, exhibition views (2), photographs by David Heald, © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation 2022; Red Tone #1 (Clipped), 2021, acrylic on canvas board with architectural felt, image © Jennie C. Jones, courtesy of the artist and Alexander Gray Associates; Open Score #1, 2019, monotype, image © Jennie C. Jones, courtesy of the artist and Alexander Gray Associates.