The meeting place is a picnic table, nothing remarkable. The time is undetermined, but none of the four members will be late. They will come from each direction, greeting one another before taking their seats. They engage. They eat. They conjure.
The members of Picnic include Kyli Kleven, Sigrid Lauren, Mickey Mahar and Brandon Washington. Ryan McNamara lives and works in Brooklyn. His work has been featured at MoMA PS1, The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Guggenheim, Kunstmuseum Bonn, The Kitchen, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, MOMA, Pérez Art Museum Miami, ICI London, ICA Boston, The GARAGE Museum in Moscow, The Power Plant in Toronto, the Athens Biennale, The High Line in New York, and the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt. His work is included in the collections of the MOMA and the Whitney Museum of American Art.