Glenn Kaino, the celebrated visible artist and filmmaker guiding “In & Of Itself” and co-director of the documentary “With Drawn Arms,” has signed with United Talent Agency (UTA).

A longtime resourceful husband or wife of Derek DelGaudio, the two co-manufactured the style-bending “In & Of By itself,” “which mixes artwork, magic, storytelling and breaking the fourth wall to upend notions of identity and self.” The theatrical output at the Daryl Roth Theater enjoyed a 72-7 days box-place of work history-breaking run, prior to it was adapted into a film. Directed by Frank Oz and executive generated by Stephen Colbert, “Derek DelGaudio’s In & Of Itself” debuted at the 2020 SXSW Competition, where it won the Adam Yauch award for groundbreaking 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 Summer time Olympics assisted outline the civil legal rights motion. Kaino co-directed the movie with Afshin Shahidi, which chronicled and continued a years-very long partnership in between the artist and the athlete, which has manufactured sculptures, installations and drawings that have been exhibited and acquired by the High Museum in Atlanta, the San Jose Museum of Art, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

“Glenn’s contribution to the achievement of ‘In & Of Itself’ and his fantastic directorial do the job on ‘With Drawn Arms’ highlight his skills as a masterful storyteller,” stated UTA husband or wife Andrew Cannava, who leads Kaino’s illustration staff. “This is just the tip of the iceberg for Glenn’s subsequent chapter. We search forward to building platforms that enable make it achievable for him to keep on translating his conceptual work into more time-variety ventures commonly obtainable for people today to knowledge.”

Kaino’s operate at this time can be professional at his new solo exhibition in “Glenn Kaino: In the Light-weight of Shadow.” On screen at the Massachusetts Museum of Up to date Artwork, the football discipline-sized immersive installation weaves jointly massive-scale sculpture, songs, video clip, and interactive features to “explore the enduring battle for equality, from the Black Life Subject movement to the Troubles of Northern Eire.”

Together with the actor and activist Jesse Williams, Kaino also is the co-founder of Visibility, which produces mobile apps, exhibits, movies and other anti-colonial interventions in the larger sized technology and media landscape for communities of shade. Goods include things like BleBRiTY, an award-successful Afrocentric gaming application that riffs on charades, and the just unveiled Ya Tú Sabes, a trivia-influenced game that explores well-known Latinx tradition.

Kaino is also represented by the environment-renowned Rate Gallery, which signifies some of the most major artists and estates of the 20th and 21st centuries.