Silent Spikes (Virgo)

19.7" x 27.6"
Signed and numbered edition
Edition of 25

$ 500

  • Black frame($ 609)
  • White frame($ 609)
  • No frame($ 500)

$ 500

  • Price with Black frame: $ 609
  • Price with White frame: $ 609
  • Price with no frame: $ 500
Frame: No frame
No frame ($ 500)

About the artwork

This is a still image from a two-channel video ‘Silent Spikes’, and it shows a man wearing cowboy outfits while performing movements derived from bull-riding. The blue and pink background combined with a hazy atmosphere create a dream-like space that reflects on who gets to play this character, and in what way.

‘Silent Spikes’ is presented as Times Square’s Midnight Moment in June 2021 by Times Square Arts, The Queens Museum, and Absolut Art. It was commissioned by The Queens Museum with support from the Guggenheim Museum’s Asian Art Circle.

In honor of this collaboration, Absolut Art donated $2,500 to Heart of Dinner, a nonprofit collective selected by Tam, which works to fight food insecurity and isolation experienced by Asian American seniors throughout New York City.

About Kenneth Tam

Kenneth Tam's work takes the form of video installations that include moving-image works and sculpture, and explores themes of intimacy, gender performance, and the negotiation of identity. His work has been exhibited at The SculptureCenter, MIT List Visual Arts Center, the Hammer Museum, and the Queens Museum, amongst...

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