Press Releases and Images
To get the latest news about events, presentations and happenings at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), download any of the current press releases below (in PDF format). The below images are for the exclusive use of members of the press, and only for the publicity of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts exhibitions and events. The images may not be cropped or distorted in any way, and must be accompanied by the corresponding credit line and copyright information as it appears below. YBCA grants permission to use images only to the extent of its ownership rights relating to those images—the party reproducing the images is responsible for obtaining permission for any additional use/reproduction.
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Current & Upcoming Programs
- Visual Arts
- • Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon: It Only Happens All of the Time
- • Bay Area Now 7
- • Public Intimacy
- • Joachim Koester: HOWE
- • Dissident Futures
- • Kota Ezawa: Boardwalk
- Performing Arts
- • Margaret Jenkins Dance Company: 40th Anniversary Season
- • Maya Beiser: All Vows
- • Companhia Urbana de Dança / Sonia Destri Lie: ID: ENTIDADES and NA PISTA
- • Nora Chipaumire: Miriam
- Community Engagement
- • The Chasm Arena
- YBCA - General
- • YBCA Awarded New California Arts Fund (NCAF) Grant by The James Irvine Foundation
- • Deborah M. Cullinan Appointed Executive Director at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
- • YBCA Young Artists at Work Program
- • 2013 Artist in Residence
- • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Announces YBCA:You
- • Kenneth Foster, Executive Director at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,
to Take New Position at University of Southern California
- • Marc Bamuthi Joseph Awarded Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Award
- • Grant from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon: It Only Happens All of the Time
Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon, IWYTWMTWYTWM (I Want You To Want Me To Want You To Want Me), 2014, courtesy the artist
Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon, Everyone Will Be Here Now But Me, 2013 (footage), courtesy Machine Project
Bay Area Now 7
Zanele Muholi, Nomonde Mbusi, Berea, Johannesburg, 2007; gelatin silver print; 23 13/16 in. x 34 1/16 in.; Collection of the artist, courtesy Michael Stevenson Gallery; © Zanele Muholi
Athi-Patra Ruga, Performa Obscura, in collaboration with Mikhael Subotzky; commissioned for the exhibition Making Way, Grahamstown, South Africa; photo: Ruth Simbao, courtesy Athi-Patra Ruga and WHATIFTHEWORLD/GALLERY
Photographer Kutlwano Mokgotsi Danse, L'Afrique Danse, 2012 Newtown, Johannesburg, performer Sello Pesa; Courtesy Ntsoana Contemporary Dance Theatre
Joachim Koester: HOWE
Neïl Beloufa, Kempinski, 2007, Run Time : 14 min., Audio-visual/Time-based media. Courtesy of Francois Ghebaly Gallery.
Peter Coffin, Untitled (Flying Fruits), 2012, Run time : 2:01 min., Audio-Visual/Time-based media. Courtesy of the artist.
Revital Cohen and Turr Van Balen, 75 Watt, 2013, Mixed media installation, HD video with sound, resin, aluminium, electronics. Courtesy of the artists.
Brody Condon, Future Gestalt, 2012, Run time: 40:24 min., Audio-visual/Time-based media. Courtesy of Kadist Art Foundation.
Future Cities Lab, Hydramax, 2012, Interactive Model, Mixed-media Installation. Courtesy of the artists.
Lynn Hershman Leeson, The Infinity Engine, 2013, Interactive mixed-media Installation. Courtesy of the artist.
Paul Laffoley, Quartumdimension Aedificium, 1973, Plywood, basswood, chicken bones, Styrofoam, Vitamin E capsules, plastic costume jewelry, thread, lead weight, acrylic paint, India ink, model cars, trees and grass. Courtesy of Kent Fine Art, New York.
Basim Magdy, An Abstract Reality Leaves You Lonely in The Spotlight, 2010, Spray paint and acrylic on paper. Courtesy of Marisa Newman Projects, New York.
The Otolith Group, Anathema, 2011, Colour, Sound, HD video, Run time: 37 min. Courtesy of The Otolith Group and LUX.
Trevor Paglen, Keyhole 12-3/Improved Crystal Optical Reconnaissance Satellite Near Scorpia (USA 129), 2007, C-print. Courtesy of the artist and Altman Siegel Gallery.
Katie Paterson, Ancient Darkness TV, November 22nd 2009, 11:59PM, Darkness from the edge of the universe broadcast on TV, Run time: 1:00 min. Courtesy of the artist.
Connie Samaras, Back Up Mission, Air Fire Rescue Facility, 2010, Archival inkjet print from film. Courtesy of the artist.
Cauleen Smith, Through the Ark Over The Rainbow Secret Life, 2012, Mixed-media Installation, HD Video, Run time: 19:01 min. Courtesy of the artist.
Kota Ezawa: Boardwalk
Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Rafea: Solar Mama by Jehane Noujaim and Mona Eldaief, Courtesy Noujaim Films
Human Rights Watch Film Festival, An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story by Al Reinert, Courtesy First Run Features
March: Design & Architecture Films Showcase
Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Reimagining Lincoln Center and the High Line by Muffie Dunn & Tom Piper; courtesy Checkerboard Films
Femina Potens; THE OSCILLATION 'From Tomorrow' by Julian Hand; Screening with Gabriella Daris' Holy Corners Golf Club; Courtesy Julian Hand
Millennium Film Journal: 35th Anniversary Celebration; Sleepy Haven by Matthias Müller; Courtesy the artist
Margaret Jenkins Dance Company
Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, Chinchin Hsu and Kelly Del Rosario in Times Bones (Preview 2012), Visual Design: Alexander V. Nichols, Photo: Margo Moritz
Companhia Urbana de Dança / Sonia Destri Lie
Companhia Urbana de Dança, ID: ENTIDADES (Miguel Fernandes, Tiago Sousa, Johnny Britto), Photo: Rodrigo Mongolin