Calendar: Performance: Infinite Honor | CYJO with The Creative Destruction

Event Description

Infinite Honor is a performance work that memorializes American veterans who die by suicide each day. On November 11, 2021 (Veterans Day), a bugler in uniform will perform taps 17 times in their honor, during the museum's opening hours. Seventeen is the daily average number of Veterans recorded who have died by suicide according to the 2021 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report. The performance will be held in various locations throughout the museum grounds throughout the day.

CYJO is a Korean American artist based in Miami. She works mainly with photography exploring the evolution of identity and questions categorization, further examining our human constructs. CYJO's work has been exhibited nationally and internationally at venues which include The National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution), Asia Society Texas Center, Venice Architecture Biennale, and Three Shadows Photography Art Centre. Her last solo exhibition was at NYU's Kimmel Windows | Art in Public Places (2019-2020).

The Creative Destruction is a contemporary art collaborative founded in 2016 by Timothy Archambault and CYJO. It's theoretical framework views tension and anxiety as one of many influential components of growth. The Creative Destruction incessantly reinterprets manmade constructs (cultural, economic, political, social, etc.), destroying the old and creating the new.

Timothy Archambault is an Indigenous flute player, composer, and architect based in Miami. He has recorded with The Polish National Radio Symphony, The Coast Orchestra, The Bronx Arts Ensemble, and others. He is a Hereditary Senator of the Kichesipirini Algonquin First Nation, a member of the Métis Nation of Quebec, and a member of the First Nations Composer Initiative. His latest album, Chisake LP/DL SOMA042, was released this year on Ideologic Organ.

Suicide Prevention Support
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself/veterans/

 

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