Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Body of the People

Hosted in collaboration with Arts Administration at Boston University and a range of international and Boston-based institutional and private partners, The Body of the People is a site specific multimedia performance by Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins that interweaves iconic language and visual imagery into a poetic discourse concerning current socio-political disruptions. The Body of the People, commissioned and curated by Lanfranco Aceti, premiered at the Old South Meeting House in Boston as part of THE SOCIAL, the International Association for Visual Culture’s Fourth Biennial Conference.


Saturday, September 26, 2015

Negative Aircraft

Negative Aircraft by Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins, charcoal, varnish and Japanese paper on canvas

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Evidence: The Heart Grows Fonder at FORMAT

It's Not Science Fiction, digital photograph, 2014

It’s Not Science Fiction, by Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins, on view at Evidence: The Heart Grows Fonder at FORMAT Festival, UK, March 14-15, 2015. The Heart Grows Fonder consists of responses to Marshall McLuhan’s seminal book, The Medium is the Message. This project seeks to address McLuhan’s warnings of the distancing effect of new media, via an online and print community, which is dedicated to bringing people together through use of these mediums.

We Are Not Free (Eric Garner's Eyes by JR), digital photograph, 2014

Friday, January 30, 2015

The State of Revolution

photograph by Sina Baykal-Rollins

“The State of Revolution” was performed by Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins January 29, 2015 at the Black Box Theater in Westport, CT. Accompanied by a jazz trio, an opera singer, and projections of the artist’s photographs of recent civil rights protests, Baykal-Rollins delivered an address comprised entirely of excerpts from political sermons of the American Revolution of 1776.

photograph by Sina Baykal-Rollins

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Public Gestures

Installation, New York City

Beginning in October 2013, Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins' Respectfully Silent Utterly Defenseless will be exhibited at the University of Utah Salt Lake City, as part of the Public Gestures: 2nd Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance Symposium

Installation, Salt Lake City