Altar/Alter: A Ritual of Mythos
Altar/Alter: A Ritual of Mythos
The twins./Deep in the holler.
The twins./Deep in the holler.
The babies.
The babies.
Night./Stand.
Night./Stand.
Wall sculptures.
Wall sculptures.
Untitled (metal tambourines)
Untitled (metal tambourines)
Nest.
Nest.
They scream if you don't look twice.
They scream if you don't look twice.
Brecencia.
Brecencia.
They scream if you don't look twice IV.
They scream if you don't look twice IV.
Sweet./Sweat./Swat.
Sweet./Sweat./Swat.
Chair.
Chair.
Sweet./Sweat./Swat. II.
Sweet./Sweat./Swat. II.
Wishing./Well.
Wishing./Well.
Wishing./Well.
Wishing./Well.
Wishing./Well.
Wishing./Well.
Mares.
Mares.
Altar/Alter: A Ritual of Mythos
Altar/Alter: A Ritual of MythosInstallation of ropes, bed sheets, horse hair, alligator and pheasant carcasses, night gown, wedding veil, and other items. On view at the Museum of Modern Art September 2016.
The twins./Deep in the holler.
The twins./Deep in the holler.2016, from the series Sweet milk in the badlands. Installation of bed frames, vintage bedsheets, Georgia red clay, clock, model clay, gold leaf, resin. Dimensions variable.
The babies.
The babies.2016, from the series Sweet milk in the badlands. Installation of fiberglass, gold leaf, fencing mask, Georgia red clay. Dimensions variable.
Night./Stand.
Night./Stand.2016, from the series Sweet milk in the badlands. Installation of wood, Florida Spanish moss, guinea fowl feet, glass, resin, plastic, feathers. 3'x1'x1'.
Wall sculptures.
Wall sculptures.2016, from the series Sweet milk in the badlands. Installation of deer skull, velvet, hair, barettes, metal tambourine, faux pearls, shotgun shell, wood. Dimensions variable.
Untitled (metal tambourines)
Untitled (metal tambourines)2016, from the series Sweet milk in the badlands. Installation of metal tambourines. Dimensions variable.
Nest.
Nest.2016, Sculpture. Wood, rooster feet, found jewelry, tissue paper, resin, faux pearls, Florida Spanish moss. Approx. 4'x3'x3'.
They scream if you don't look twice.
They scream if you don't look twice.2016, from the series Sweet milk in the badlands. Installation of pheasant carcasses, video projection, vintage house dress, metal, antlers, glass, and vintage bedsheets. Dimensions flexible.
Brecencia.
Brecencia.2016, from the series Sweet milk in the badlands. Installation of metal, concrete, vintage bedsheets, video projection, glass jugs, and freeze-dried roses. Dimensions flexible.
They scream if you don't look twice IV.
They scream if you don't look twice IV.2016, from the series Sweet milk in the badlands. Installation of pheasant carcasses, video projection, vintage house dress, metal, antlers, glass, and vintage bedsheets. Dimensions flexible.
Sweet./Sweat./Swat.
Sweet./Sweat./Swat.2014, from the series Kingdom of the Marvelous. Installation of tambourines, deer skulls, vintage fabric, found irons, vintage linoleum tiles. Dimensions flexible.
Chair.
Chair.2014, from the series Kingdom of the Marvelous. Installation of wood, vintage bedsheets, resin, vintage linoleum tiles. Dimensions flexible.
Sweet./Sweat./Swat. II.
Sweet./Sweat./Swat. II.2014, from the series Kingdom of the Marvelous. Installation of tambourines, deer skulls, vintage fabric, found irons, vintage linoleum tiles. Dimensions flexible.
Wishing./Well.
Wishing./Well.2016. Interactive installation of white-tailed deer, glass bottles, freeze-dried flowers, video projection, vintage bed sheets, metal tambourines, origami paper. Dimensions flexible. Installed at The Jewish Museum (New York, NY).
Wishing./Well.
Wishing./Well.2016. Interactive installation of white-tailed deer, glass bottles, freeze-dried flowers, video projection, vintage bed sheets, metal tambourines, origami paper. Dimensions flexible. Installed at The Jewish Museum (New York, NY).
Wishing./Well.
Wishing./Well.2016. Interactive installation of white-tailed deer, glass bottles, freeze-dried flowers, video projection, vintage bed sheets, metal tambourines, origami paper. Dimensions flexible. Installed at The Jewish Museum (New York, NY).
Mares.
Mares.2016, from the series The Land of Milk or Honey. Wrought iron, horse manes.
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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014

  • Allison Janae Hamilton: Kingdom of the Marvelous. Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY.

2012

  • The Black Ain't Project: Installation #1. chashama Gallery, New York, NY.
  • SPACE IS THE PLACE. Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
     

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

  • DandyLion. Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL.
  • Badass Art Man. African American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

2013

  • Artists-in-Residence Group Exhibition. SVA Galleries, New York, NY.
  • Wish You Were Here. A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2012

  • Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY.

2011

  • Dirty Sensibilities. Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, New York, NY.

2013

  • Cage Unrequited by Pope.L. A performance co-organized by The Studio Museum in Harlem, Performa,  and The Grey Art Gallery, NYU and in conjunction with the exhibition Radical Presence: Black  Performance in Contemporary Art, curated by Valerie Cassel Oliver.  New York, NY. 
  • Art Director, Roots. |&| Rigor. Director, Tiona McClodden. Philadelphia, PA.

2012

  • Art/Production Team, QueenS. Director, dream hampton.

2013

  • "Committee." Folklife Festival, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, The Smithsonian  Institution.   Washington, DC.
  • "Sisters."  Folklife Festival, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, The Smithsonian  Institution.   Washington, DC.

2014

  • Critical Perspectives on Visual Culture Symposium, Whitney Museum of American Art. May 20, 2014.

2013

  • Folklife Festival, The Smithsonian Institution,  Washington, DC.
  • Black  Portraiture[s]: The Black Body in the West Symposium, Université de Paris Diderot, Paris, France.

2011

  • From Portraits to Pinups: Representations of Women in Art and Popular Culture Symposium, Brooklyn Museum,  Brooklyn, NY.

2010

  • Conversations Lecture Series, Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Columbia  University, New York, NY.

2009

  • Transnational Feminisms Conference, Manchester, United Kingdom.

FEATURES

"40 Amazing Black Artists to Watch in 2014," NBC's The Grio. TheGrio.com January 3, 2014. Web.

"30 Under 30 Women Photographers," Photoboite. photoboite.com January 1, 2014. Web.

Long, Monique. "Marvelous Dandies: Allison Janae Hamilton Presents Her Foppish Subjects in Lush Landscapes," Studio Museum in Harlem Blog. studiomuseum.org/studio-blog. December 13, 2013. Web.

"Allison Janae Hamilton," Hycide Magazine No. 5 (January 2013), p.59. Print.

"P-Funk," Insight Magazine Vol. 4, No. 3. (Fall 2011), pp. 48-53. Print and Web.

ARTWORK COMMISSIONED FOR PUBLICATIONS

Artforum. November 2014. p. 203. Print.

Transition Magazine. Issue 114 (Summer 2014). pp. 60, 63, 65. http://hutchinscenter.fas.harvard.edu/transition. Print and Web.

Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory. Vol. 22, No 2-3 (Fall 2012).  Cover Image. Print.

INTERVIEWS AND REVIEWS

Moore, Darnell. "TFW Interview: Allison Janae Hamilton on 'The Black Ain't Project Installation #1: Embodiment,'" thefeministwire.com.  March 7, 2012. Web.

Wimberly, Dexter. "Dirty Sensibilities: A New South," thestarklife.com. October 12, 2011. Web.

ADDITIONAL CITATIONS

Bailey, Ludlow E. "An Insider's Guide to African Diaspora Art at Basel Miami Beach 2014," thegrio.com. December 4, 2014. Web.

Ball, Charing. "Dandies in Paris," peopleplacesthingsradio.com. December 4, 2012. Web.

Harris, Juliette. "The Great Gathering in Paris," The International Review of African American Art (Spring 2013). Web.

Leavell, Gerald. "Gerald Leavell on ETW '11," studiomuseum.org/studio-blog. April 20, 2011. Web.