Tate Modern (UK) | Frances Morris, Director
Tate Modern, Bankside, SE1 9TG London, United Kingdom

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Contre Georges Pompidou (Paris) | Bernard Blistene, Director
Centre Pompidou Place Georges, Pompidou 75004 Paris, France

SFMOMA | Rudolf Frieling, Curator of Media Arts
151 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

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MOMA | Stuart Comer, Chief Curator of Media and Performance Art
11 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019

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Whitney Museum of American Art | Donna De Salvo, Senior Curator
99 Gansevoort St. New York, NY 10014

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The Museum of Contemporary Art | Helen Molesworth, Chief Curator
250 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Hammer Museum | Connie Butler, Chief Curator
10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

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Walker Art Center | Siri Engberg, Senior Curator
725 Vineland Pl, Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Contemporary Art Museum of Fine Arts | Jen Mergel, Senior Curator
465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115

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Juried Performance is a video triptych and public intervention aimed at "inviting" key curatorial players to "jury" a performance series. 9 USB drives were loaded with a Quicktime video file of the documented performances and strategically sent to 9 well-known contemporary art institutions across the United States and Europe via postal service. As this project was technically uncommissioned, it "forces" institutional review and participation, moreover generating a discussion related to the submission of artist works, the jury process, and ultimate validation (or discreditation) based on acceptance or denial.

The aforementioned chart displays the initial 9 art institutions selected to host the exhibit, to specifically whom at the institutions the USBs were addressed (i.e., curator, director, etc.), and the date the packages were shipped and received.

The act of "selecting" these institutions and "jurors" strives to reverse and deconstruct the power dynamics and customary roles of maker and master. Are we only to submit to the all-powerful juror with the hope of one day being named master? Are there any gestures left that are just too powerful to ignore? Can we demand that a jury takes notice?