Nathaniel Mellors. Copyright Olivier Middendorp.

Nathaniel Mellors. Copyright Olivier Middendorp.

Nathaniel Mellors

London and Amsterdam-based artist and musician Nathaniel Mellors (b. 1974, Doncaster, England) is known for making films and installations that deal with the vicissitudes of language through absurdist scripts, psychedelic theatre, film, video, performance, collage, and sculpture. Mellors also plays bass guitar in the group Advanced Sportswear and is a co-founder of Junior Aspirin Records. He has exhibited widely, most recently at ICA, London (2011); KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2010); the Tate Triennial, London (2009); South London Gallery, London (2009); the Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam (2008); and Matt’s Gallery, London (2004 and 2001).

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Mark Beasley and Nathaniel Mellors
Cockadoodledon't!!!: on humor and language
  • Mon. Nov 14, 3:00 pm
Performa curator Mark Beasley and biennial artist Nathaniel Mellors discuss the serious nonsense and surreal side of humor and language, from vaudeville, Beckett and Monty Python to the absurdist scripts and psychedelic theater of Mellors' own 'Giantbum' and 'Ourhouse.' $10 / 8 Student
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Performa Radio
  • Sat. Nov 12, 6:00 pm
  • Sat. Nov 12, 8:30 pm
Leading figures in the fields of literature, art, and music present short narrative plays live and online. $10
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Nathaniel Mellors
Ourhouse
  • Wed. Nov 16, 8:00 pm
  • Thu. Nov 17, 8:00 pm
A surreal four-part video series combining sculpture, language, and domestic power dynamics. $10
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