screening of Isaac Juliens Midnight Moment edition of PLAYTIME, Time Square, New York (USA)
December 15, screening from 11:57 pm – 12:00 am.
Time Square Arts invites you to join Isaac Juliens screening of his Midnight Moment edition of Playtime at R Lounge, overlooking Times Square.
Playtime explores the current debates between capital, the art world and the individual. Isaac Julien creates a three minute version of his new full-lenght film showcasing the diversity of landscape with exceptional color and 4K technology.
Midnight Moment is the largest coordinated effort in history by the sign operators in Time Square to display synchronized, cutting edge creative content on electronic billboards and newspaper kiosks every night.
Times Square, New York (USA)
ABOUT Isaac Julien
Born in 1960, London, UK
Lives and works in London, UK and Santa Cruz, CA
Isaac Julien, CBE RA is a critically acclaimed British artist and filmmaker. In 2018, Julien joined the faculty at the University of California Santa Cruz where he is a distinguished professor of the arts and leads the Isaac Julien Lab together with Arts Professor Mark Nash. Current and recent international solo exhibitions include: Isaac Julien: Lina Bo Bardi — A Marvellous Entanglement, CentroCentro (Panorama Madrid), Madrid, Spain, on view until 29 August 2021; Isaac Julien: Lessons of the Hour, McAvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco (2020–2021); Isaac Julien: Lina Bo Bardi — A Marvellous Entanglement, MAXXI, Rome (2020–2021); Isaac Julien: Western Union: Small Boats, Neuberger Museum, New York (2020); Isaac Julien: Frederick Douglass: Lessons of the Hour, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah (2019); Looking for Langston at Tate Britain (2019); and Playtime at LACMA (2019). Julien has previously exhibited at venues including Museum of Modern Art, New York (2013), Art Institute of Chicago (2013), Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (2012), and Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2005). Julien is the recipient of The Royal Academy of Arts Charles Wollaston Award 2017 and was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2017.