Glenn Kaino, the celebrated visible artist and filmmaker driving “In & Of Itself” and co-director of the documentary “With Drawn Arms,” has signed with United Expertise Company (UTA).
A longtime imaginative spouse of Derek DelGaudio, the two co-developed the genre-bending “In & Of Alone,” “which mixes art, magic, storytelling and breaking the fourth wall to upend notions of identification and self.” The theatrical output at the Daryl Roth Theater liked a 72-week box-place of work document-breaking operate, right before it was tailored into a film. Directed by Frank Oz and government produced by Stephen Colbert, “Derek DelGaudio’s In & Of Itself” debuted at the 2020 SXSW Competition, in which it won the Adam Yauch award for pioneering filmmaking.
“With Drawn Arms,” tells the tale of Olympian Tommie Smith, whose iconic head-down, fist-in-the-air silent protest from atop the medal stand at the 1968 Summertime Olympics served determine the civil rights motion. Kaino co-directed the movie with Afshin Shahidi, which chronicled and ongoing a several years-very long partnership in between the artist and the athlete, which has manufactured sculptures, installations and drawings that have been exhibited and obtained by the Large Museum in Atlanta, the San Jose Museum of Art, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
“Glenn’s contribution to the good results of ‘In & Of Itself’ and his remarkable directorial work on ‘With Drawn Arms’ highlight his skills as a masterful storyteller,” stated UTA spouse Andrew Cannava, who qualified prospects Kaino’s representation staff. “This is just the tip of the iceberg for Glenn’s subsequent chapter. We look forward to generating platforms that support make it attainable for him to carry on translating his conceptual operate into lengthier-variety ventures widely out there for individuals to working experience.”
Kaino’s get the job done at present can be expert at his new solo exhibition in “Glenn Kaino: In the Mild of Shadow.” On display screen at the Massachusetts Museum of Up to date Art, the football area-sized immersive installation weaves with each other big-scale sculpture, tunes, video, and interactive elements to “explore the enduring battle for equality, from the Black Life Subject motion to the Problems of Northern Eire.”
Along with the actor and activist Jesse Williams, Kaino also is the co-founder of Visibility, which results in mobile apps, reveals, films and other anti-colonial interventions in the more substantial engineering and media landscape for communities of coloration. Products and solutions include things like BleBRiTY, an award-successful Afrocentric gaming app that riffs on charades, and the just produced Ya Tú Sabes, a trivia-influenced recreation that explores well-liked Latinx lifestyle.
Kaino is also represented by the environment-renowned Tempo Gallery, which represents some of the most major artists and estates of the 20th and 21st hundreds of years.