Venezuelan-born, Lisbon-based artist Juan Araujo has been selected to participate in the inaugural FRONT International Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art. The exhibition is set to open at a host of venues in Oberlin, Cleveland, and Akron in July 2018.
Araujo, whose work has focused on the legacy of important modernist architecture, has been commissioned by FRONT artistic directors Michelle Grabner and Jens Hoffmann to produce a project in response to Oberlin's own Weltzheimer-Johnson House.
Araujo will be in residence conducting research in Oberlin and Cleveland, and will return in June to install his project in the house itself.
Please join us for an introduction to FRONT by associate curator Lisa Kurzner, followed by a brief presentation of Araujo's previous work, concluding with a conversation between Araujo and Allen curator Andrea Gyorody, the coordinating curator for Oberlin's FRONT projects.
This event is presented with support from the Allen Memorial Art Museum and the FRONT International Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art.