An Investigation of Extra-Terrestrial Issues for the Uninitiated

Ryder Richards_UFOFU

Culture Laboratory Collective: An Investigation of Extra-Terrestrial Issues for the Uninitiated curated by Ryder Richards Friday, May 3, 2013 The Cube, Roswell, New Mexico Concerned with the cultural impact of the ‘other’ upon a specific community the Culture Laboratory investigates the occurrence of U.F.O. and Extra-Terrestrial life related to Roswell, New Mexico. [link]  Seeing as the government offered multiple stories over… Continue reading An Investigation of Extra-Terrestrial Issues for the Uninitiated

The Cube

The Cube: Inquisition_ pedestal, wire, hardware, walls, blue light

The Cube [link to]Sept. 2012- Aug. 2013 A 10’x10’x10′ gallery/installation space built inside Ryder’s studio during his stay at the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program [link]. Curating monthly exhibits in the space while also utilizing it as installation space, the space is at once a communal, public space and a sacred, private space. + Exhibitions [link]+ Installations and Art Actions… Continue reading The Cube

Conflicted and various other projects

Conflicted, Roswell Museum || The Art Foundation || Cirkit of Mythos || Storefront My solo exhibit Conflicted opens at the Roswell Museum (Roswell, NM) on Friday, Feb 22. I am preparing an artist talk that will discuss several things related to the exhibit and the region, such as the ubiquity of signage to convey purpose… Continue reading Conflicted and various other projects

2012 Awesomeness

So, let’s get it out of the way that a year-end review of my art life strikes me as pompous, which is kinda why I am doing it. It reminds me of the Christmas card from an aunt with a page long letter spewing tidings of glee centered around the success of her family as they… Continue reading 2012 Awesomeness

Update: December 2012

Contents: Complicit || Balancing Act closing || twain closing reception || Sky’s Limit opening Complicit, 2012 wood, acrylic, pigment, graphite, 96″ x 48″ x 48″ (Based on Giambologna‘s 1582 sculpture “Rape of the Sabine” in the Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence.) Without trying to over-think or overstate my intent, as is my want, while developing “Complicit” I was thinking about Western… Continue reading Update: December 2012