Auriea Harvey: My Veins Are the Wires, My Body Is Your Keyboard
February 2–July 7, 2024
This is the first major survey of the pioneering net-artist and sculptor Auriea Harvey. The exhibition will feature more than 40 of Harvey’s works, including her groundbreaking net-based interactives, video games, and augmented-reality sculptures from a career spanning nearly four decades.
Reflected Forms: Story and Character in the Films of Todd Haynes
On the occasion of Todd Haynes’s May December, MoMI is pleased to present an exhibit with materials from the archives of filmmaker Todd Haynes, now part of the Museum’s collection, offering a glimpse into his process of transforming historical and cultural referents into formally ambitious, richly emotional films.
October 27, 2023–March 3, 2024
David Levine’s Dissolution is a jewel-box sculpture that conjures the past and future of the moving image. A 20-minute film played on a loop, it draws on the central conceit of iconic 1980s movies and TV shows such as Tron and Max Headroom: human characters who find themselves dematerialized and confined within the interior worlds of electronic devices.
Horrible Sites: Makeup and Production Design for The Exorcist
With material drawn from MoMI’s permanent collection, this exhibit explores the film’s production and makeup design, detailing how a stylish townhouse in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., and an innocent young girl were transformed into sites of horror.
Fiona Tan: Footsteps
In this video installation drawn exclusively from films made between 1896 and the late 1920s, Tan pairs mesmerizing moments of people working over a century ago—sewing fishing nets, harvesting wheat, collecting chicken eggs, sorting oysters—with missives from her Australia-based father, read aloud by Scottish actor Ian Henderson.