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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
Nick Kaye: Siteworks
Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon: It Only Happens All of the Time
Bay Area Now 7
Public Intimacy
Kota Ezawa: Boardwalk
Film & Video
April Films
March: Design & Architecture Films Showcase
Performing Arts
Mike Daisey: American Utopias
Margaret Jenkins Dance Company: 40th Anniversary Season
Maya Beiser: All Vows
Companhia Urbana de Dança / Sonia Destri Lie: ID: ENTIDADES and NA PISTA
Community Engagement
Social in Practice
YBCA - General
2014 Artist in Residence
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
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

Nick Kaye: Siteworks

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Nick Kaye: Siteworks

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Lynn Hershman signing in at The Dante Hotel, San Francisco, November 1973; Courtesy Nick Kaye

Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon: It Only Happens All of the Time

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Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon: It Only Happens All of the Time

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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

Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon, Untitled, 2013, Courtesy the artist

Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon, It Only Happens All of the Time, 2014, Photo: Phocasso/J.W. White

Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon, IWYTWMTWYTWM (I Want You To Want Me To Want You To Want Me), 2014, Photo: Phocasso/J.W. White

Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon, It Only Happens All of the Time, 2014, Photo: Phocasso/J.W. White

Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon, It Only Happens All of the Time, 2014, Photo: Phocasso/J.W. White

Bay Area Now 7

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YBCA Announces Bay Area Visual Arts Organizations Selected to Participate in Bay Area Now 7

Public Intimacy

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YBCA and SFMOMA Collaborate to Present Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South America

IMAGES

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

Kota Ezawa: Boardwalk

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Kota Ezawa: Boardwalk

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Kota Ezawa, artist rendering of Boardwalk, 2013. Courtesy of YBCA and the artist.

Kota Ezawa, Boardwalk, 2013. Photo by John White.

Kota Ezawa, Boardwalk, 2013. Photo by John White.

Kota Ezawa, Boardwalk, 2013. Photo by John White.

April Films

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April Films

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Summer by Nathaniel Dorsky, Courtesy the artist

One Day Pina Asked by Chantal Akerman, Courtesy Icarus Films

One Day Pina Asked by Chantal Akerman, Courtesy Icarus Films

Human Rights Watch Film Festival, The New Black by Yoruba Richen, Courtesy Jen Lemen

Human Rights Watch Film Festival, In the Shadow of the Sun by Harry Freeland, Courtesy Inroad Films

Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Rafea: Solar Mama by Jehane Noujaim and Mona Eldaief, Courtesy Noujaim Films

Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Tall as the Baobab Tree by Jeremy Teicher, Courtesy Visit Films

Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Camp 14—Total Control Zone by Marc Wiese, Courtesy Global Film

Human Rights Watch Film Festival, An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story by Al Reinert, Courtesy First Run Features

March: Design & Architecture Films Showcase

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March: Design & Architecture Films Showcase

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Design is One by Kathy Brew and Roberto Guerra; courtesy First Run Features; photo: John Madere

16 Acres by Richard Hankin; courtesy Tanexis Productions

Lost Rivers by Caroline Bâcle; courtesy Icarus Films

Fallingwater: Frank Lloyd Wright's Masterwork by Kenneth Love; courtesy Kenneth Love

The Oyler House: Richard Neutra's Desert Retreat by Mike Dorsey; courtesy First Run Features

Kiss the Water by Eric Steel; courtesy Avatar Films

Pablo by Richard Goldgewicht; courtesy Avatar Films

Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Reimagining Lincoln Center and the High Line by Muffie Dunn & Tom Piper; courtesy Checkerboard Films

Studio Gang Architects: Aqua Tower by Tom Piper; courtesy Checkerboard Films

Tadao Ando: From Emptiness to Infinity by Mathias Frick; courtesy Credo Film

The Successor of Kakiemon by Suzanne Raes; courtesy Submarine

Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation by Stefan Haupt; courtesy Atrix Films

Mike Daisey: American Utopias

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Mike Daisey: American Utopias

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Mike Daisey: American Utopias, Photo: Ursa Waz

Mike Daisey: American Utopias, Photo: Ursa Waz

Margaret Jenkins Dance Company

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Margaret Jenkins Dance Company: 40h Anniversary Season

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Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, Chinchin Hsu and Kelly Del Rosario in Times Bones (Preview 2012), Visual Design: Alexander V. Nichols, Photo: Margo Moritz

Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, Times Bones (Preview 2012), Photo: Margo Moritz

Maya Beiser

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Maya Beiser: All Vows

Maya Beiser: All Vows, Photo: ioulex

Maya Beiser: All Vows, Photo: ioulex

Maya Beiser: All Vows, Photo: ioulex

Maya Beiser: All Vows, Photo: ioulex

Companhia Urbana de Dança / Sonia Destri Lie

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Companhia Urbana de Dança / Sonia Destri Lie: ID: ENTIDADES and NA PISTA

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Companhia Urbana de Dança, ID: ENTIDADES, Photo: Rodrigo Mongolin

Sonia Destri Lie, Photo: Tiago Sousa

Companhia Urbana de Dança, ID: ENTIDADES (Miguel Fernandes, Tiago Sousa, Johnny Britto), Photo: Rodrigo Mongolin

Companhia Urbana de Dança, NA PISTA (André Feijão), Photo: Gregory Lorenzutti

Companhia Urbana de Dança, ID: ENTIDADES (André Feijão, Miguel Fernandes), Photo: Renato Mongolin

Social in Practice

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Social in Practice

The James Irvine Foundation Grant

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YBCA Awarded New California Arts Fund (NCAF) Grant by The James Irvine Foundation

Deborah Cullinan

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Deborah M. Cullinan Appointed Executive Director at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

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Deborah Cullinan. Courtesy of YBCA.

YBCA Young Artists at Work Program

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YBCA Young Artists at Work Program

2014 Artist in Residence

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2014 Artist in Residence


YBCA:You

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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Announces YBCA:You

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Postcard image for YBCA:You Launch Party, "Wish YOU Were Here" — credit: courtesy of YBCA


Kenneth Foster

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Kenneth Foster, Executive Director at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, to Take New Position at University of Southern California

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Kenneth Foster — credit: courtesy of YBCA


Marc Bamuthi Joseph

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YBCA’S Director of Performing Arts Marc Bamuthi Joseph Awarded Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Award

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Marc Bamuthi Joseph — credit: courtesy of YBCA

Marc Bamuthi Joseph — credit: courtesy of YBCA

Marc Bamuthi Joseph — credit: Bethanie Hines Photography

Marc Bamuthi Joseph — credit: Bethanie Hines Photography

Marc Bamuthi Joseph — credit: Bethanie Hines Photography


Awarded Grant from AMPAS

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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Awarded Grant from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences