HÉLIO OITICICA: PROPOSITIONS │ Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin → 5 October 2014

“IMMA priznts a mêjr xibišn v ɖ wrc v ɖ inṭnašnli rnând Bṛziłn ātist Êliu Ýčisīca (1937–1980). Proṗzišnz includz a ṣxnct ṣlẋn v wrcs bî Ýčisīca, includñ vîtl xamplz fṛm ʈrt hiz pṛlific c̣rir wɖ a vy t iluminetñ hiz āthistoricl impwtns n reḷvns t cntmprri practis.

Ýčisīca wz an iṇvetr v inṭractv n xperienšl ātwrcs huz wrc hz inflụnst mni ci cntmprri ātists. Ōdı̣nsz r incurijd t ingej, xplor n ptisipet in ɖs culrfl xibišn – vizitrz cn trî on hiz weṛbl Ṗranġlez n injý ɖ fun v dresñ p az a môbîl sculpčr.

Ɖ xibišn hîlîts Ýčisīca az an ātist huz impuls t dpāt fṛm ɖ tṛdišnl cnspšn v ɖ ātwrc, wɖ a constnt ŕj fr rnywl n xperimntešn, wz significntli ahd v hiz tîm. A ptklr fôc̣s v ɖs xibišn z ɖ pṛpozlz n riinactmnts lêd ât bî Ýčisīca. Wrcs r dspled ẇč iḷstret ɖ ātist’s drîvñ cnviẋn ɖt culr n fwm šd imansipet ɖmslvz fṛm ɖ srfis intu spês n tîm, n ɖt ɖ inṭgrešn v ɖ vywr z intrinzic t ɖ ātxpirı̣ns.

Ɖ xibišn at IMMA xpandz upn prīvı̣s xibišnz on Ýčisīca bî investigetñ nošnz v ɖ script n pṛpozlz, ẇč ɖ ātist ingejd wɖ ʈrt hiz lîf, n in ptklr in hiz lêtr wrcs. Frɖrmr, emf̣sis wl b plêst on ɖ ptenšiaḷtiz at ple wɖn Ýčisīca’z ātwrcs, relmz v psblti ẇč ɖ ātist trigrd ʈru hiz specteṭractivetd insṭlešnz, sculpčrz, pêntñz n weṛbl Ṗranġlez. Recgnîzñ Ýčisīca az an iṇvetr v inṭractv n xperienšl ātwrcs huz wrc hz inflụnst mni v ɖ ci cntmprri ātists wrcñ wɖn ɖ fīld v rlešnl isʈetcs, ɖ xibišn wl xamin ɖs impuls az it rvrḅrets ʈrt hiz ŕvra n intu ɖ public relm.

Ôpnñ ɖ xibišn at IMMA z an intṛductri sẋn, Ýčisīca at IMMA, includñ a sxnct ṣlẋn v Îriš n inṭnašnl ātwrcs, čozn bî ɖ kretrz v ɖ xibišn fṛm ɖ IMMA C̣lẋn. Ɖs ci ṣlẋn wl hañ at ɖ entṛns t ɖ xibišn, az a complimnt t n xpanšn on ɖ wrcs v Ýčisīca, čozn in ptklr t hîlît ɖ aspects v vyẉrinṭraẋn, vîbṛnt cuḷrysij n cinetc muvmnt, so ci wɖn hiz ŕvra.

IMMA z dlîtd t b wrcñ in c̣laḅrešn wɖ ɖ M.A. cws Āt in ɖ Cntmprri Wrld, NCAD, t riylîz a ṣlẋn v ɖ ritn Proṗzišnz bî Ýčisīca. Ɖz wl b kretd n inactd bî stydnts on Saṭde 19 Jlî in ɖ gādnz at IMMA, n wl ofr a ynīc oṗtyṇti t cnct fizicli n cnspčli wɖ ātwrcs.

Rīsnt sôlo xibišnz includ Sūpṛsenswrı̣l: Xperimnts in Lît, Culr n Spês, MvCA, Los Anjlīz, Califwňa (2010); Ċlctñ a Ṗetc Ynivrs, Myziym v Fîn Āts, Hūstn, Texs (2007); n Êliu Ýčisīca: Ɖ Bodi v Culr, Têt Modn, Lundn (2007). Ýčisīca’z wrc hz bn includd in ɖ 2010, 1994, 1965 n 1957 Sâ Pâlu bîeňlz. Ɖs xibišn z côkretd bî Sezar Ýčisīca Fiłu, nefy v ɖ ātist.

T māc ɖ ôpnñ v ɖ xibišn IMMA prizntd SUMR̦ÎZÑ: Ɖ IMMA Festivl, ẇč ran fṛm Frîde 18 (ôpnñnît v ɖ xibišn) t Saṭde 26 Jlî. Êliu Ýčisīca pṛpozd wɖ hiz wrc wez v gvñ ɖ indivijl ɖ psblti t “xperimnt”,  t no longr b ɖ spectetr, n bcm ɖ ptisipnt, n it z in ɖs spirit ɖt IMMA invîtd vizitrz t b pāt v ɖ SUMR̦ÎZÑ – t têst, t lisn, t lc, t injý n, most v ol, t têc pāt.

A publicešn wl b pṛdyst t acumṗni ɖ xibišn, n wl includ a ṣlẋn v raitñz bî Êliu Ýčisīca, sm prīvı̣sli unpublišt.”

GAḶRI WEBSAIT


(In Pwčgīz:)


Êdn Dun, Đ ÎRIŠ TÎMZ, 25 Jlî 2014

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