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15. Apr. 2014
bosicontemporary /
3h
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BOSI CONTEMPORARY

LINEA: Katie Holten and Mariateresa Sartori

Curated by Kathy Battista

April 27 – May 31, 2014

Opening Reception: Sunday, April 27, 6-9 pm
Public walk with the artists: Thursday, May 1, 4pm

BOSI Contemporary is pleased to announce Linea, an exhibition of new work by Katie Holten and Mariateresa Sartori curated by Kathy Battista. The exhibition will consider the potential of drawing through works on paper, canvas, and cardboard, as well as video, found objects, and a series of walks.

The two artists were chosen for their investigations into drawing as an expanded field. Drawing is the basis of their work – as an act of mark making, a tool for mapping presence and a device for tracing actions. In the twentieth century drawing was freed from representation, effectively liberating it from the flat surface, enabling it to venture into space. Holten and Sartori use various means to obsessively map their place in the cosmos - Linea refers to the geological strata on the surface of a moon or a planet and in Italian it means “line”, the basis of all drawing.

Katie Holten’s Constellations are a series of new white-on-black drawings that resemble aggregations of stars. In fact, the basis for her images is not “outer” space but the landscape of the Earth; Holten uses the NASA Earth Observatory’s 2012 satellite images of the planet at night as source material. She recently completed a MOOC on Complexity at the Santa Fe Institute in which she studied how complexity emerges and evolves in nature, society, and technology. She explored the tools used by scientists to understand complex systems, including dynamics, chaos, fractals, information theory, self-organization, iteration, and networks. Holten is compelled by the imperative of examining how our collective history is embedded in landscape. The Constellations interrogate how the physical structures of humanity are interwoven with the natural world as they map specific places – networks of cities and towns – with their connecting arteries. In these drawings, Holten uses chalk formed during the Cretaceous period, which she collected while walking along a former seabed in western Kansas. The site is plotted in Constellation, the Midwest.

Mariateresa Sartori’s double channel video The Drawers shows her students drawing, their eyes looking at the camera, darting to the pages below, and back again. Their subject is Sartori herself. An exploration of looking and, potentially, power, it is, as Samuel Bordreuil says in the Linea catalogue, “between the Velázquez of Las Meninas and the Panopticon of Jeremy Bentham.” A related series of drawings by Sartori, 1 minute and 15 seconds of drawers’ gazes, depicts the eye movements of the same group of students in small drawings. Resembling a grid of electrocardiographs, it turns gaze into line. In The Progressive, Sartori translates into signs the compositional principles of Brahms’ 4th Symphony, turning Brahms’ branch-like musical structure into a rippling, undulating series of lines, iterating themes into networks much as Holten does with landscape.

Sartori and Holten find beauty in their investigations of systemic composition and line. Telling stories with literal and metaphorical maps, they work within a great art historical tradition, yet extend this lineage with their personal choice of subjects and gift for subtle gestures. In today’s world of frenetic, fleeting and ephemeral communications, Holten and Sartori write love letters for posterity, reminding the viewer that beauty is found in the slightest of movements and the rhythms and patterns of language.

Their common interest in mapping relates to the practice of walking, which brought the artists together in May 2013 when Holten was on a residency in Venice and walked the city as part of her Ten Years Later project in which she revisited her Irish Pavilion for the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003. For the duration of Linea, Holten will lead a walk every day. Joined by a diverse group—including artists, scientists, and writers—she will trace the urban landscape and 'mine' objects, while creating drawings and photographs. On May 1st at 4pm the public is invited to join Holten and Sartori on a walk.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue with texts by Kathy Battista, Samuel Bordreuil, and a conversation between Katie Holten and Sarah Sze.

Katie Holten (b. 1975, Dublin, Ireland) is an alumna of the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland (1998); Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Germany (1997); Cornell University, New York, USA (2006); and Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico, USA (2013). In 2003 she represented Ireland at the 50th Venice Biennale. She has had solo museum exhibitions at the New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, USA (2012); Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland (2010); The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, USA (2009); Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada, USA (2008); Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany (2008); and the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Missouri, USA (2007). Recent group exhibitions include 1st Cartagena Biennale, Museo Naval, Cartagena, Colombia (2014); Contemporary Irish Art, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium (2013); Light and Landscape, Storm King Art Center, New York, USA (2012); and Twenty, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (2011). Her public projects include Ten Years Later, Venice, Italy (2013) and Tree Museum, Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York, USA (2009-2010). Her work is included in public collections including the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland; Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, USA; and the Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, USA. She lives in New York City.

Mariateresa Sartori (b. 1961, Venice, Italy) graduated in German language and literature at the University of Ca' Foscari, Venice, Italy (1987) with a thesis on Freud and his psychology in art. She has had solo exhibitions at Galleria Michela Rizzo, Venice, Italy (2013); Greenhouse, Giardini Biennale, Venice, Italy (2011); a two person show with Antoni Muntadas, Galleria Michela Rizzo, Venice (2009); Foundation Querini Stampalia, Venice (2009); and Foundation Bevilacqua La Masa, Palazzetto Tito, Venice (2005). Among her group shows are Off Course: A Narration Between Italy and Greater China, Foundation Querini Stampalia, Venice (2013); At Heaven's Door: Cyberfest, The State Hermitage Museum, Petersburg, Russia (2012); Movingimage, Contemporary Video Art Fair, Waterfront New York Tunnel, New York, USA (2012); In Other Words: The Black Market of Translation, Negotiating Contemporary Cultures, NGBK, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (2012); Fuori Centro, Hangar Bicocca Foundation, Milan, Italy (2009); XV Quadrennial of Rome, (2008); Energy, Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany (2003); Projekt Artist in Residence, Graz, Austria (2000); Pittura Immedia, Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria / Mücsarnok, Kunsthalle Budapest, Hungary (1995); and the 45th Venice Biennale (1993). Since 2000 Sartori teaches public drawing courses to absolute beginners, using Betty Edwards’ method that starts from the same neuroscientific assumptions that move her artistic research. She lives in Venice, Italy.

Kathy Battista is a writer, curator, and educator. She is Director of Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York. She is the author of Re-negotiating The Body: Feminist Artists in 1970s London (IB Tauris, 2012) and the forthcoming New York New Wave (IB Tauris, 2014). She lives in New York City.

Updates and a schedule of the walks will be available at www.katieholten.com/walks

25. Mar. 2014
videotage /
200h
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Videotage

Video Art, Experimental Films and Music from the extreme remoteness of Papa Westray

Papay Gyro Nights Art Festival 2014: Hong Kong, one of the city’s most monumental events of media and contemporary art, is making its third annual return next month. Originated in a remote Scottish island named Papa Westray, Papay Gyro Nights is an annual celebration that reflects on the folktale, heritage, ritual and ancient tradition, interpreted by new media art. Riding along this theme, this year’s Hong Kong edition will comprise a diverse range of activities, including curators talks, video art exhibitions, experimental film screenings, and live performances delivered by more than 10 internationally renowned artists.

The Hong Kong edition of the festival is co-organized by Videotage and Papay Gyro Nights Art Festival (Orkney), in collaboration with NOVA (Northern Video Art Network), 700IS (Iceland), SKOGUL GONDUL (Norway) and FixC (Finland).

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*** Featured Programmes ***
(Seat are limited, Click here to RSVP!)

>>>04 April (FRI) – Grand Opening
@Cattle Depot Artist Village

2-3pm @Frog King Studio: Frog King Book Launch
3-6pm @Videotage: Screening + Curator’s talk
- Selection of Video Art from NOVA (Northern Video Art Network), Papay Gyro Nights (Orkney), 700IS (Iceland) and SKOGUL GONDUL (Norway).
- Speakers: Ivanov, Chan and Juha van Ingen
7-11pm @Videotage: Screening + Performance
- Selection of Video Art from FixC (Finland)
- Performance: Inter_Active
An interactive lo-tech computer-aided installation inspired by snakes and ladders in an ancient board game in India.
- Performance: Open Karaoke
Participants freely interpret (by talking, singing or playing a musical instrument) a projected video with a rhythmic soundtrack.

***Free Exotic Nordic Drinks will be served at the opening!***

>>>06 April (SUN) – Talk: Bonfire Architecture
6pm @M1052, 1/F, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre (how to get there?)
Curators Ivanov and Chan will talk about burning constructions and architectural activism.

>>>10 April (THU) – Party: Papa Westray – Cheung Chau
8pm – 1am @Secret Location in Cheung Chau
Curator’s Talk + Screening + Performance

>>>11 April (FRI) – Live Performance: Construction in Kneading by Ryo Ikeshiro
8pm @Videotage
An absolute highlight of this year’s festival! In Ryo’s experimental “live audiovisualizaion”, the audio and visuals are generated from the same data and process and are thus perceived as a combined audiovisual entity.

>>>12 April (SAT) – Screening: Incoherent Cinema
8pm @Secret Location in Sham Shui Po
Film installations, films and film projects based on the International Incoherence Manifest.

>>>13 April (SUN) – Workshop by Ryo Ikeshiro
1 – 2:30pm @Videotage
Ryo will introduce Max/MSP/Jitter, a patch-based programming environment for artists.

>>>15 April (TUE) – Lecture by Ryo Ikeshiro
5 – 6:30pm @M6094 Future Cinema, 6/F, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre (how to get there?)
Ryo will be talking about Live Audiovisualisation using Emergent Generative Systems.

>>>18 April (FRI) – Closing Screening: Elasticita by Katrín Ólafsdóttir
7 – 9pm @Videotage
A collection of erotic poems built from archival Super8 materials. Elasticita creates a world of tactile sensations perceptible by sight.

(Seat are limited, Click here to RSVP!)
http://goo.gl/P9VWkj

Inquiry: 2573-1869/ info@videotage.org.hk

19. Mar. 2014
bosicontemporary /
3h
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BOSI CONTEMPORARY

Jon Plasse
The Stadium

April 9– April 19, 2014

Opening Reception: Wednesday, April 9, 6-9 pm

Bosi Contemporary is pleased to present The Stadium by Jon Plasse, a debut exhibition in New York City, featuring photographs of the original Yankee Stadium. The show’s emotionally charged images highlight Plasse’s frequent visits to Yankee Stadium in the last years of its existence and its demolition in 2009. Plasse returned to the site to photograph the current baseball diamonds that rest in the shadows of the new Yankee Stadium in 2013. The Stadium is a fitting tribute to one of baseball’s most storied icons, and the opening of the exhibition corresponds with the beginning of the 2014 baseball season.

The black and white photographs recall Plasse’s own childhood memories of going to Yankee games with his father and recreate these moments from a childlike perspective. These compositions include the perspective of a young fan looking up at the towering walls of the stadium; walking through the cavernous hallways and seeing the grass and infield dirt; waiting expectantly for one of his stars to hit his 500th home run; and leaving the stadium, eyes ground ward, after witnessing a loss by his team.

The images are both human and relatable and present the shared experience of going to a game. Plasse portrays intimate instances in which the Stadium often has a stillness to it; as noted by The New Yorker, Plasse’s “camera is focused less on the game itself and more on the atmosphere the game creates.”

Jon Plasse is a fine arts photographer, as well as a long time Yankee fan. His books include, “The Stadium,” a series of images of the original Yankee Stadium, published by SUNY Press in 2011; and, “The Light Remains,” a series of images of his mother and her Long Island home. A presentation of The Stadium was exhibited at Binghamton University in April 2013. Jon Plasse lives in New York City.

18. Feb. 2014
feldmangallery /
1h
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Ronald Feldman Fine Arts

YISHAY GARBASZ

Ritual and Reality

February 15 – March 22, 2014

Ronald Feldman Fine Arts presents photographer Yishay Garbasz in her first major New York solo exhibition. Working across themes of memory, history, separation, and healing, Garbasz consistently captures both the pain of injury and the desire for reconciliation through her camera lens. Previous bodies of work exploring her mother’s survival of a Holocaust death march and Garbasz’s own personal journey with gender identity exemplify this dichotomy of pain and beauty. Physical location, and the inextricable link to the events that take place there, plays a large role in Garbasz’s interests. She focuses on places that have been forgotten or abandoned and where the physical signs of pain are obscured.

In Ritual and Reality, we join Garbasz on her journey through Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture, where on March 11, 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was hit by a tsunami triggered by the Tohoku earthquake. The resulting catastrophic failure has become the largest nuclear incident since the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. Garbasz’s investigation into Fukushima continues her life-long quest to explore and document spaces that have gone through a serious trauma.

Over the course of three weeks, donning protective gear and a Geiger counter, Garbasz travelled the Fukushima Prefecture, predominantly on foot, photographing the abandoned towns that have been taken back by nature because humans have rendered them uninhabitable. By walking and documenting the actual landscape of this disaster, Garbasz makes visible all that was lost. An area that was once home to a population of roughly two million has been turned into a collection of ghost towns by a disaster that was largely preventable. Years of corporate and governmental cronyism led to ineffective and toothless regulatory bodies incapable or unwilling to deal with the dangers staring directly at them. It’s no surprise that the clean-up effort has also been marred by disinformation, ineptitude, and corruption. Her eerily beautiful videos, photographs, and audio recordings of the Exclusion Zone echo with a sense of loneliness and pain. The videos, which should be filled with the sounds of children going to school and adults commuting to work, are permeated only by the sounds of rustling winds, the occasional meowing of a stray cat, and the incessant beeping of a Geiger counter alerting us to the danger that will linger for decades.

Also on display will be photographs depicting the “temporary” housing that evacuees must now call home, as well as a series of images from Tokyo, the world’s largest metropolitan area which lies but 150 miles south west of Fukushima. One of Garbasz’s goals for this project is to highlight the human disaster that is taking place in Japan alongside the environmental one. Through her work Garbasz exposes the cultural attitudes that allowed this disaster to occur in the wake of a highly predictable natural catastrophe. As she sees it, the Fukushima disaster is rooted in many facets of the Japanese culture, as well as common behaviors in the nuclear industry worldwide, and she believes that the healing process must begin deep within the society that allowed these events to transpire. No longer can people afford to take comfort in what Garbasz keenly identifies as the ritual of safety, but they must now face the very real dangers and obstacles before them. The old status quo of denial and quick fixes will no longer suffice. One only has to look at the landscape, and the large piles of leaking bags containing radioactive materials, to understand that.

A press kit with more information can be found at: http://bit.ly/1dSKNtF

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Reception: Saturday, February 15, 6-8. Gallery hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 10-6. Monday by appointment. For more information, contact Varvara Mikushkina at (212) 226-3232 or varvara@feldmangallery.com.

14. Feb. 2014
bosicontemporary /
3h
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BOSI CONTEMPORARY

Shony Rivnay
SOFT CORPS

Curated by: Kathy Battista

March 4 – April 5, 2014

Opening Reception: March 4, 6-9 pm

BOSI Contemporary is pleased to present Soft Corps a solo exhibition by Israeli artist Shony Rivnay. Combining sculpture, photography, video, and painting, the exhibition reveals a unique body of work that simultaneously embraces beauty and the post-apocalyptic.

Living in one of the world’s most contested regions, Rivnay confronts topics such as conflict and the transforming power of love and beauty. Rivnay’s ongoing fascination with brands and logos is reflected in all of his works and derives from a successful career in advertising, an industry he left in 2008. His exploration of graphic languages manifests itself most conspicuously in the presence of pattern—from William Morris florals to geometric carpet design—throughout his work for the past thirty years. A series of pop-inflicted missile heads and sumptuously hand-crafted missiles on display in the gallery create a dream-like poetic reality. Photographs and a video produced in Israel convey a sense of universal human pathos and question the premise of violence, in particular the manmade autonomous kind, as seen in contemporary warfare. The works serve as a reminder of the devastation brought about by decades of conflict and become silent pleas for peace and understanding across cultures.

Shony Rivnay holds a BFA degree in Fine Arts from the prestigious Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, Israel. He has had solo shows at numerous locations such as Temp Art Space gallery, NY, curated by Tim Goossens; Hamburger Bannhoff Museum Campus, Berlin, an official collateral event with the Berlin Biennale 2012; and Tavi Dresdner Gallery in Tel Aviv, among others. His works have been presented in group shows around the globe in venues such as Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo; Artlife for the World Gallery, Venice, Italy; Florentin 45 Contemporary Art Space, Tel Aviv, Israel; and at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel, and more. This year Rivnay will present solo shows at the CCJ Museum in Sao Paulo and at Baro Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil, as well as at Anat Ebgi Gallery in Los Angeles. Rivnay lives and works in Tel Aviv, Israel.

07. Feb. 2014
videotage /
13h
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Kwun Tong Ferry Pier

The ocean covers more than 70% of our planet, they are where all life comes from and are the future of our food, energy, transport, communication and security. But the oceans are dying : Overfishing, acidification, plastic pollution, radioactive leaks, oil spills… We need better, more reliable and affordable sailing robots. Japanese-French Inventor Cesar Harada will also introduce you to Protei, the Open Hardware Shape Shifting sailing robot, and more.

Come to learn, design and make your own sailing robot!
We will teach you the basics of maritime architecture, we help you design your own remote control boat, build and sail it in the water, all in one day!

1. Learn the basic of naval architecture
2. Design and build your own sailing robot!
3. Sail it in the Kwun Tong Ferry pier waters !

Date
16 FEB 2014 (SUN) 10am - 11pm

Details
https://www.facebook.com/events/615138761892851/

07. Feb. 2014
videotage /
2h
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K11 art space (B207)

Videotage and K11 Art Foundation proudly co-present the DOTMOV Festival 2013 - Hong Kong Station. DOTMOV is a digital film festival organized by a Japanese online magazine "SHIFT", aiming to discover unknown talented creators and provide an opportunity to showcase their works. There were a total of 206 works from 18 countries this year, and the best 20 works selected by guest judges will be featured in this screening. This year's festival will take place in several cities in Japan and overseas from November 2013 throughout 2014.

Screening Date
20 FEB (THU) 8pm - 9:30pm

Online Reservation
http://goo.gl/sQnrXT

Details
http://goo.gl/7sukGK

04. Feb. 2014
Panamarenk /
40h
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In Nederland

Ik zou me graag willen specialiseren in geënsceneerde fotografie. Heb talent, een camera, een netwerk.... Alleen mis ik net de technische kennis om dit echt goed te kunnen. Ik wil me heel graag in deze richting specialiseren, ben bepaald geen beginner, maar net niet goed genoeg onderlegd.

Aangezien het mij aan financiële middelen ontbreekt om mij via masterclasses verder te bekwamen, zou ik heel graag bij een aantal fotografen in de leer willen gaan. Wat betekent dat ik een bepaalde periode met je mee loop, mee naar opdrachten ga, je workflow bestudeer etc.

Ik ben een goeie creatief concepter. Als tegenprestatie geef ik graag de uren terug, in deze vorm. Ik kan je helpen bij het vormgeven en structureren en in de "markt" zetten van concepten, van jou zelf als ZZP'er, adviseren over gebruik van (soc.) media, schrijven communicatieplan etc. etc. Het spreekt voor zich dat je mij- als ik met je mee ga op locatie -kunt inzetten als assistent.

22. Jan. 2014
bosicontemporary /
3h
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BOSI CONTEMPORARY

Marta Jovanović
REPUBLIKA

Curated by: Kathy Battista

January 29 – March 1, 2014

Opening Reception & Book Launch: February 5, 6-9 pm
Panel Discussion: 6:30-7:30 pm

BOSI Contemporary is pleased to announce Republika a solo exhibition by Serbia born performance artist Marta Jovanović. The exhibition will feature selected works created in the past four years and presented for the first time in the U.S. The show will be honoring Jovanović’s artist’s book “Performing the Self” written by Kathy Battista which will be launched in a special event and panel discussion at the gallery.

In her performances, videos, photographs, and installations Jovanović interrogates identity, beauty, and sexuality while revealing a personal history that embarks on her roots and memories. Appropriating the instantly recognizable characteristics of fashion mediums and art trends, the works expose the limitations of the traditional canon of beauty while drawing attention to the fluidity of gender. Curator and author Kathy Battista writes: “She is interested in the legacy of feminism, but she also has deep admiration for her male forebears. Are these contradictory stances? They should not be. For identity today is a shifting and transforming process, rather than a fixed state.”

Taking upon herself various guises such as an enthusiastic Yugoslavian pioneer in “Piornika” or as an alter ego of the famous poet Gabriele D'Annunzio in “Sèlysette”, Jovanović takes risks in performing a complex existence. Jovanović’s works are an invitation to disregard conventional notions of aesthetics and embrace a democratic vision of representation, free from all constraints.

Marta Jovanović (b. 1978, Belgrade, Serbia) is alumna of Tulane University (BA, 2001), Scoula Lorenzo de Medici (Florence, 1999-2000), AIM Program of the Bronx the Bronx Museum (2013) and EMERGENYC (Hemispheric Art institute, NYU, 2013). Her works have been presented in solo and group exhibitions around the globe, in institutions such as G12HUB, Belgrade; Location One, New York; Museo della Civiltà Romana, Rome; and Centre Culturel de Serbie, Paris, among many others. Jovanović is a winner of the Roma Capitale Award (2012) and participated at the Bronx Museum Biennial (2013) as well as the Venice Agendas at the 55th Venice Biennial. She lives and works in New York, Belgrade, and Rome.

The book “Performing the Self,” published in affiliation with The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, CUNY, NY, will accompany the show and will be available for purchase at the gallery.

The exhibition is sponsored in part by DUGGAL VISUAL SOLUTION, NYC.

11. Jan. 2014
bosicontemporary /
3h
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BOSI CONTEMPORARY

January 15 – January25, 2014

Opening Reception: January 15, 2014, 6-9pm

BOSI Contemporary is pleased to announce Love in the 21st Century, an exhibition organized by the Estonian Lithography Center and in collaboration with the Consulate General of Estonia in New York, presenting unique lithographic prints created by eleven renowned Estonian contemporary artists: Kadri Alesmaa, Peeter Allik, Toomas Altnurme, Merike Estna, Kadri Kangilaski, Laurentsius, Marko Mäetamm, Mall Nukke, Reiu Tüür, Jaak Visnap, and Jasper Zoova.

The show will consist of eleven prints, each made specifically by the artists to create a “print portfolio.” These types of portfolios incorporate high-quality works and assume the function of popularizing art as well as stress its educational aspects. Graphics as an art form has always held a strong position in the Estonian context, and print portfolios are regarded as prestigious and independent art objects. By compiling such portfolios, the Estonian Lithography Center has taken on a demanding mission to keep the continuity, to find new forms of artistic communications, and to redefine and reposition graphic art. In these prints the artists remain true to the small-scaled format while experimenting and exploring new ideas and techniques in the democratic spirit graphic art is known for.

The first “Estonian Lithography” portfolio dates back to 2003, and has featured established as well as emerging Estonian artists such as, Lady Evi Tihemets and Marko Mäetamm. The current portfolio is the second one brought forth by the Estonian Lithography Centre, this time embracing a personalized interpretation of the theme: Love in the 21st Century. Love like life, is constantly changing. Love is not only the beauty-glorifying pure feeling between two people; love has countless forms and twists. The experience that every generation of people goes through is similar to that of all the previous generations, yet one thing is certain—each person must rediscover what billions before him already have.

This exciting portfolio became a small portable exhibition, a mobile art project, which had made its debut appearance at the 1st Baltic Biennale in St. Petersburg, Russia.

16. Dec. 2013
videotage /
5h
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hong kong

Exhibition Period: 4 - 31 January (Mon - Sun)
Opening Hours: 12noon -7pm
Performance: 7:15pm - 8:30pm, 18 January (Sat)
Venue: Videotage
Unit 13, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Road, To Kwa Wan, Kowloon

Enquiry: info@videotage.org.hk / 2573-1869

Videotage is pleased to present the exhibition Squint by the FUSE resident Kenny Wong from January 4th to 31st. Squint is a kinetic light installation consisting of 50 mirrors, inspired by Wong’s curious observation of the sunlight bouncing around in our artificial habitat. Moving through the space and at times capturing the flickers, the audience is guaranteed a playful exploration of the nature of light.
Squint draws from various daily experiences in its abstraction and incites the audience to expand their interpretation of lights and perceived imagination into a non-linear experience. Everyday people are dynamically moving around in the city, sunlight reflects and flickers even when it is indirect and hidden behind objects. As we move, we constantly experience the shift of light intensity, visual patterns and textures. These varieties of light form inspire Wong to explore the potential of light textures, and to select and sort out the combined complexity in urban spaces. In the exhibition space, the mirrors track and reflect lights on the audience’s face with composed patterns of movements. It extends the generated perception by focusing on how lights pass across our visual senses physically, and combines with our perception of images through flickering.

For more: http://videotage.org.hk/project/squint-kinetic-light-installation-and-au...

03. Dec. 2013
bosicontemporary /
2h
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48 Orchard Street

Panel Discussion
Wednesday, December 11th
6-8pm

Panelists:

Amnon Barzel
Independent Curator and Art Historian

Véronique Chagnon-Burke
Academic Director at Christie's Education in New York

Renato Miracco
Art Critic, Curator and Cultural Attaché at the Italian Embassy in Washington D.C.

Alma Ruiz
Senior Curator at MOCA, Los Angeles

Moderated by:
Curator and Writer Naomi Lev

BOSI Contemporary is pleased to welcome you to the panel discussion organized on the occasion of the exhibition Salvatore Emblema: Transparency, currently on view at the gallery (November 14, 2013 – January 11, 2014).

In collaboration with the archives, estate, and museum of Italian Post-War artist Salvatore Emblema, BOSI Contemporary is proud to announce the artist’s first New York exhibition which examines the artist’s career through 25 paintings, sculptures, and a large-scale installation.

The discussion will present Emblema’s artistic development and emphasize his relationship to Italian Post-War art movements, as well as aspects of his unique personality. The panelists will also explore Emblema’s position in the current American art market, particularly in relation to his upcoming Catalogue Raisonné written by prominent Italian art historian Luciano Caramel.

Members of the family and curators of Museo Emblema will be attending the event.

28. Nov. 2013
videotage /
5h
/
hong kong

Videotage proudly presents the exhibition Looking Down by Peter Alwast, resident at Videotage, from December 13th − 27th. The exhibition is inspired by his experience and observations of Hong Kong and takes form as a four channel video installation, which combines video, 3D animation and drawing, to explore repetition, time suspended and the way vertical zones in the city becomes sites of social organisation and contestation.

Read More: http://videotage.org.hk/project/looking-down/

Opening Reception: 13 Dec 7pm (Fri)
Date: 13 Dec – 27 Dec (Mon-Sun)
Time: 12noon – 7pm
Venue: Videotage, Unit 13, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Road, To Kwa Wan, Kowloon, Hong Kong

For guided tour, please email info@videotage.org.hk or call (852) 2573 1869.

19. Oct. 2013
emilukko /
3h
/
New York

I'm looking for writers and artists (non-professionals welcome) to participate in a textual art project. I'm looking for short textual pieces that are fictional biographies of me. Knowing anything in particular about me is not necessary; participants have complete freedom to write whatever comes to their mind in whatever style they choose. You may find examples here: http://www.emiliaukkonen.com/index.php?page=me

Contact and more details emilukko@gmail.com

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