lunes, 31 de enero de 2011

Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein







Bill Bollinger, "Cyclone Fence."
Exhibition view, Castelli Warehouse, New York, 1968.


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Bill Bollinger
The Retrospective

4 February – 8 May 2011

Opening:
Thursday, 3 February 2011, 6pm


Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
Städtle 32., P.O. Box
9490 Vaduz
Liechtenstein
www.kunstmuseum.li

Musée d'art contemporain







Anri Sala, "Answer Me," 2008.
High-definition video projection, stereo sound, 4 min 51 s, 3/6.*


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Anri Sala
February 3 – April 25, 2011


Musée d'art contemporain
185, Sainte-Catherine Ouest
Montréal Qc H2X 3X5
www.macm.org

domingo, 30 de enero de 2011

The Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University presents Project Europa: A Symposium

Kader Attia
Untitled, 2010
Wall painting
Photo by Randy Batista
Courtesy of the artist and Christian nagel Gallery, Berlin and Cologne
Columbia University


Friday, February 11; 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.

612 Schemerhorn Hall
Columbia University

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/wallach

White Space // Office for Curating/ Art/ Theory




Diego Castro, "Protest," 2009.
Pencil drawing on A4 paper.



ReCoCo -
Life Under Representational Regimes


Opening:
Friday 4 February, 6pm

5–26 February 2011


White Space //
Office for Curating/ Art/ Theory

Militärstrasse 76
8004 Zurich
Switzerland
www.whitespace.ch
www.corner-college.com
project blog: recoco.tumblr.com
Opening times:
Wed. 3pm – 6pm / Fri., Sat. 2pm – 6pm

The Fruitmarket Gallery







Jean-Marc Bustamante, "Stationnaire II," 1991.
C-print, resin, epoxy 12 boxes, 66 x 56 x 8 cm (each).*



Jean-Marc Bustamante
Dead Calm

4 February – 3 April 2011


The Fruitmarket Gallery
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF
Open seven days. Always free
Opening Hours
Mon–Sat 11am–6pm, Sun 12–5pm

www.fruitmarket.co.uk
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MARCO/FRAC LORRAINE AWARD FOR YOUNG CURATORS 2011










Deadline:
7pm, Friday, 25 March, 2011


For more information:
www.marcovigo.com
www.fraclorraine.org

CalArts School of Critical Studies: Call for Applications

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)


MFA in Writing and
MA in Aesthetics and Politics

CalArts.edu

Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea







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Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea

info@montehermoso.net
Fray Zacarías Martínez, 2. 01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz. SPAIN
www.montehermoso.net


Montehermoso 2011 Art and Research Grants

The Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea, in accordance with its desire to support creation and research in contemporary art and thought, announces a call for entries for a series of grants. The objective of this initiative, which is promoted by the Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council, is to facilitate the production of thirteen selected projects in the following categories: Art Project Production, Curatorship, Research and Film Scripts. Authors of any nationality, regardless of age, can present their projects individually or collectively.


ART PROJECT PRODUCTION
Eight grants will be awarded to develop art projects to be produced during the forthcoming 12 months. Each grant shall not exceed 11,000 EUR, including a maximum amount of 7,000 EUR for production of the project and 4,000 EUR for fee and copyrights. The work produced will be exhibited at Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea within its 2012 programme.

CURATORSHIP
One grant will be awarded to produce a curated exhibition project involving the participation of at least four contemporary artists. The selected project shall be exhibited at Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea within its 2012 programme. The proposal must be currently in production or produced during the forthcoming 12 months. The exhibition project award shall not exceed 24,000 EUR, of which 9,000 EUR shall be allocated to the curatorial fee and copyright. The budget submitted must include the costs of production, installation, insurance and transportation as well as travel and accommodation expenses for selected artists and the curator. Infrastructure, technical equipment and human resources will be provided by Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea.

RESEARCH
Three grants will be awarded to develop research projects related to Contemporary Art and Thought. Projects that offer propositions for the creation of a feminist Art Historiography in Spain and applications whose objective is the development of a project linked with educational practice and contemporary art will be recognized. The award for the research project shall not exceed €9,000. This amount includes the researcher's fee, as well as project development expenses.

FILM SCRIPT
One grant will be awarded to produce development of a film script project. The award for development of the film script project shall not exceed 9,000 EUR. This amount is to include the researcher's fee as well as project development expenses.

Application deadline: March 31st, 2010
For further information (download of full requirements)
www.montehermoso.net // info@montehermoso.net


2010 Selected projects
Artists' projects
Filipa Raposo
Erick Beltrán Flores
Marina Naprushkina
June Crespo
Oier Etxeberria
Agniezka Kurant
Praneet Soi
Ainize Sarasola

Curatorship
Catalina Lozano

Research
Anna Colin
Sohrab Mohebbi
Montse de Mateo Pugmartí and Sergio Inclán Cervera

Film script
Mikel Saéz de Santamaría and Daniel Remón

sábado, 29 de enero de 2011

Pinakothek der Moderne







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Olaf Nicolai
Escalier du Chant

12 performances with songs by Tony Conrad, Georg Friedrich Haas,
Georg Katzer, Liza Lim, Samir Odeh-Tamimi, Enno Poppe, Rolf Riehm,
James Saunders, Rebecca Saunders, Elliott Sharp, Mika Vainio, Jennifer Walshe

Performances:
30.01. | 27.02. | 27.03. | 17.04. | 29.05. | 26.06. | 31.07. | 28.08. | 25.09. | 30.10. | 27.11. | 18.12.


First performance:
30.01.2011, 12.00–18.00

With songs by Rolf Riehm, James Saunders, Elliott Sharp and Mika Vainio

Singers: Neue Vocalsolisten, Stuttgart


Since 1997, Olaf Nicolai has developed a wide variety of interdisciplinary projects through his examination of body, time and space. His most recent work, "Escalier du Chant," is a sound installation made especially for the sweeping staircase in the Pinakothek der Moderne. At its centre is the human voice—with both its sensual power of expression and its political dimension.

Olaf Nicolai has invited twelve international composers to write songs about topical political events throughout the current year—events that at the present time are just as unforeseeable as the compositions themselves. Premieres of these songs will be performed a capella on the staircase in the Pinakothek der Moderne on twelve Sundays. There are no specific times for the performances as the songs will be repeated at varying intervals several times throughout the day. They will be sung by the Neue Vocalsolisten, Stuttgart.

The composer Rolf Riehm's contribution ("Zwei Frauen" – Two Women) deals with two contrasting present-day figures: the Iranian Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, who was accused of adultery in her country and condemned to be stoned to death, and the US pop-singer Lady Gaga. In the composer's own words, his songs refer to "two 'bodies' in the public eye with which it is shown—in diametrically opposed ways—to what extent you have the power of control over your own body in this day and age and, as such, over your own existence. […] In Ms. Ashtiani's case, it is that of a totalitarian state operating with methods that violate human rights; in Lady Gaga's, it is self-promotion that far exceeds the boundaries of anything seen before. […] All possible forms of self-determination have been taken away from Ms. Ashtiani, whereas Lady Gaga, on the other hand, makes use of them all for her own good with masterful ingenuity." (Rolf Riehm)

Elliott Sharp's compositions are ballads that are dedicated to two people who died recently—the mathematician Benoît Mandelbrot and the musician Don Glen Van Vliet, better known under the pseudonym Captain Beefheart. One song thematises Bradley Manning, a member of the US American armed forces who was arrested in May 2010 on suspicion of passing data to the internet platform WikiLeaks.

Mika Vainio has taken the news of China's new technology to reprocess spent uranian fuel rods in the Gobi Desert as the starting point in his contribution.

The self-organised protests against the new British government's education spending cuts form the structural principle behind James Saunders' composition.

James Saunders will be present at the first performance of his work on 30.01.11.


Olaf Nicolai's work will transform the staircase in the Pinakothek der Moderne into a stage on which visitors find that they are the actors. "My work has to do with the meaning of sound – as does the title of the work: when saying the French title 'Escalier du chant' out loud, there is an allusion to Marcel Duchamp. His work 'Nude Descending a Staircase' painted 100 years ago, radically extended the traditional concept of the static picture into the visual experience of motion. Duchamp's painting renders time visible. My work also combines a staircase with a temporal experience."

Curator: Bernhart Schwenk


Tine Nehler M.A.
Head of the Press Department
Pinakothek der Moderne and
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen
with the Museum Brandhorst
Kunstareal | Barer Strasse 29 | 80799 Munich
Phone: + 49 89 23805-1321 | Fax: + 49 89 23805-125
E-mail: press-office@pinakothek.de
Visit the Press Dept. on the Internet: www.pinakothek.de/presse/index.php
www.pinakothek.de


Para/Site Art Space




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Dan Perjovschi
Hong Kong First


Opening:
Friday, 28 January 2011, 7pm

29 January – 17 April 2011


Para/Site Art Space
G/F, 4 Po Yan Street, Sheung Wan
Hong Kong
www.para-site.org.hk


Curator:
Alvaro Rodriguez Fominaya

Chisenhale Gallery







Daniel Sinsel, "Untitled," 2010.*







Daniel Sinsel
28 January – 14 March 2011


Chisenhale Gallery
64 Chisenhale Road
London E3 5QZ
+44 (0) 20 8981 4518
mail@chisenhale.org.uk

www.chisenhale.org.uk

BLANCA ORAA MOYUA