Le feu des hérétiques at Downs & Ross

Artists: Alexandra Metcalf, Fabien Giraud, Raphaël Siboni, Tyler Thacker, Tom Waring

Exhibition title: Le feu des hérétiques

Venue: Downs & Ross, New York, US

Date: November 3 – December 16, 2018

Photography: all images copyright and courtesy of the artists and Downs & Ross, New York

14 Montée Saint-Sébastien
69001 Lyon

Alexandra Metcalf (b. 1992, London; lives and works in New York) gained her BFA in Fine Art from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2015. Selected exhibitions: MX Gallery, New York; The Midwestern Society for Arts & Crafts, Detroit; C.R. McBerny, Berlin; Ginny Projects, Wales; Lock Up International, Mexico City; Kimberly-Klark, New York; Alyssa Davis Gallery, New York; Ludlow 38, New York; 103 East 75th Street, New York; Fastnet, New York; 15 Orient, New York; Expose Gallery, Providence (2015).

Fabien Giraud (b. 1980) & Raphaël Siboni (b. 1981) live and work in Paris. They studied together at Le Fresnoy – studio national des arts contemporains. Selected exhibitions: Museum of Old and New Art, Hobath, Tasmania; ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany; Kadist Foundation, San Francisco; Fondation d’Enterprise Ricard, Paris; Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool; Casino, Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg; Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Cour carrée du Louvre, Paris; Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon; Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris; Galerie Louvenbrouck, Paris; SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Santa Monica Arts Center, Barcelona; Museo Pallazo Riso, Parlermo; Moscow Biennial, Moscow; Centre d’Art Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

Tyler Thacker (b. 1984, Los Angeles; lives and works in New York) studied at California Institute of the Arts. He has curated and participated in exhibitions at performances at venues including: Pwrplnt Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; 285 Kent, Brooklyn, NY; Loyal, Stockholm; The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles; Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH.

Tom Waring (b. 1991, Reading, UK; lives and works in London) gained his MFA in Fine Art at UAL Wimbledon College of Art, London and his BA Fine Art, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth. Selected exhibitions: Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Liverpool; Arbeit Studios, London; China Design Centre, London; Art House Lewisham, London; The Crypt, London; Space W10, London; Gas Gallery, Aberystwyth, UK; Reading Relay Gallery, Reading, UK.

Alexandra Metcalf, Bad Labor, 2018, Wood, tights, apoxy sculpt, wire, metal, eyeshadow, photograph, 5 1/2 × 59 × 30 inches / 14 × 149.9 × 76.2 cm

Exhibition view, Le feu des hérétiques, 2018, Downs & Ross, New York

Tom Waring, Dulo so Lo, 2018, Oil on linen, 11 3/4 × 8 inches / 30 × 20 cm

Tyler Thacker, Ganzfield carried downstream in a dirty, libidinal river, 2018, Oil on canvas, 42 × 96 inches / 106.68 × 243.84 cm

Tyler Thacker, Ganzfield carried downstream in a dirty, libidinal river, 2018 (detail), Oil on canvas, 42 × 96 inches / 106.68 × 243.84 cm

Tyler Thacker, Ganzfield carried downstream in a dirty, libidinal river, 2018 (detail), Oil on canvas, 42 × 96 inches / 106.68 × 243.84 cm

Exhibition view, Le feu des hérétiques, 2018, Downs & Ross, New York

Tom Waring, Phunke, 2017, Oil on linen, 75 1/4 × 50 inches / 191 × 127 cm

Exhibition view, Le feu des hérétiques, 2018, Downs & Ross, New York

Exhibition view, Le feu des hérétiques, 2018, Downs & Ross, New York

Tyler Thacker, A Dirty River, 2018, Oil on canvas, 48 × 30 inches / 121.92 × 76.2 cm

Exhibition view, Le feu des hérétiques, 2018, Downs & Ross, New York

Tom Waring, Dhollarig, 2018, Oil on linen, 65 × 51 inches / 165 × 130 cm

Exhibition view, Le feu des hérétiques, 2018, Downs & Ross, New York

Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni, 1834 – La Mémoire de Masse (The Unmanned, Season 1, Episode 5), 2015, (excerpt) HD video, sound, 14 min 9 sec

Tyler Thacker, Right Handed Vanitas, 2017, Oil on canvas, 52 × 72 inches / 132.08 × 182.88 cm

Alexandra Metcalf, Crutch, 2018, Wood, rubber, nails, resin, chalk, tights, 51 × 7 × 6 inches / 129.5 × 17.8 × 15.2 cm

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