Category Archives: Conceptual art

HANNE DARBOVEN: ACCEPTING ANYTHING AMONG EVERYTHING │ Talbot Rice, Edinburgh → 3 October 2015

Photo Credit: Rainer Bollinger, Switzerland. Hanne Darboven Stiftung, Hamburg/ VG-Bildkunst.
Photo Credit: Rainer Bollinger, Switzerland. Hanne Darboven Stiftung, Hamburg/ VG-Bildkunst.

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“Darbovn’z wrc dz nt implî ṣlẋn: it criets patnz ɖt run acrs tîm, inactñ ɖ imposbl cmplx̣ti v axptñ enʈñ amñ evrʈñ”

“Artist Hana Darbovn wns wrct at ɖs tebl, bt az it fild p ś simpli muvd on t a ny desc. N ẃn ɖ rūm wz fl ś muvd t anɖr. Đ brźwā hom in sbrbn Hambrg ɖt bloñd t hr cofi-manyfacćrñ famli bcem smʈñ els: a stydio, a c̣lẋn, a dzîn fr livñ n ʈncñ, an artwrc in itslf.”

Mýra Jefri, Scotsmn

©Peter MacDiarmid, Getty Images.Hanne Darboven Stiftung, Hamburg/ VG-Bildkunst.

Moira Jeffrey SCOTSMAN 30 August 2015
Rachel Spence FINANCIAL TIMES 7 August 2015
Rosie Priest SKINNY 28 July 2015

Continue reading HANNE DARBOVEN: ACCEPTING ANYTHING AMONG EVERYTHING │ Talbot Rice, Edinburgh → 3 October 2015

ÂNGELA FERREIRA: TALK TOWER FOR INGRID JONKER │ Marlborough Contemporary, London → 5 September 2015

Talk Tower for Ingrid Jonker, 2012. MFD, speakers, sounds, lightjet print mounted on aluminium. Installation dimensions variable (detail)
Talk Tower for Ingrid Jonker, 2012. MFD, speakers, sounds, lightjet print mounted on aluminium. Installation dimensions variable (detail)

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“A strucćr dzînd fr brōdcastñ powtri, az homij t ɖ Sâʈ Africn powt Ingrid Yŭncr (1933–65). Đ wrc z tipicl v F̣rera in ɖ we ɖt it cmbînz hr cnsrnz wɖ ɖ mtirịl consiqnsz v modnizm n hâ ɖoz formz ivolv n ćenj az ɖe travl ʈru ɖ wrld. Đ sculpćr z wn v a siriz v târz ɖt F̣rera bgan in 2008.”

Continue reading ÂNGELA FERREIRA: TALK TOWER FOR INGRID JONKER │ Marlborough Contemporary, London → 5 September 2015

SEAN PULESTON: RED RAGS │ Elysium, Swansea → 4 July 2015

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“Hiz lêtist bodi v wrc – Red Ragz – hz bn informd bî ɖ 1831 Mrʈr Rîzñ, fôc̣sñ on ɖ simbl v ɖ red flag yzd jrñ ɖt prôtest, ɖ impulsvṇs v ɖ iniśl jesćr, n ɖ inflụns a sml pìs v unwntd mtirịl cn gên.”

Continue reading SEAN PULESTON: RED RAGS │ Elysium, Swansea → 4 July 2015

DAMIEN HIRST: NEW RELIGION │ Lightbox, Surrey → 5 July 2015

The Eucharist, 2005. Courtesy Paul Stolper Gallery © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd.
The Eucharist, 2005. Courtesy Paul Stolper Gallery © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd.

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“Tgɖr, ɖ wrcs bhev similrli t a pêntd frescosîcl, muvñ fṛm ɖ Crieśn, ʈru ɖ Stêśnz v ɖ Cros, twdz ɖ Last Jujmnt.”

Tinx Newton SURREY LIFE 10 March 2015

Continue reading DAMIEN HIRST: NEW RELIGION │ Lightbox, Surrey → 5 July 2015

PETER LIVERSIDGE: NOTES ON PROTESTING │ Whitechapel Gallery, London → 14 June 2015

Rehearsal at Marion Richardson School, London, April 2014, cotton, iron on, cardboard and wood © Peter Liversidge
Rehearsal at Marion Richardson School, London, April 2014, cotton, iron on, cardboard and wood © Peter Liversidge

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Laura Purseglove ARTLYST 24 March 2015
Emily D’Silva UPCOMING 22 March 2015
Kiran Moodley INDEPENDENT 13 March 2015

Continue reading PETER LIVERSIDGE: NOTES ON PROTESTING │ Whitechapel Gallery, London → 14 June 2015

DIANGO HERNÁNDEZ: THE BOOK OF WAVES │ Marlborough Contemporary, London → 5 June 2015

Floating Lemons, 2015. Acrylic on lemons, dimensions variable. Photo: Anne Pöhlmann
Floating Lemons, 2015. Acrylic on lemons, dimensions variable. Photo: Anne Pöhlmann

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Continue reading DIANGO HERNÁNDEZ: THE BOOK OF WAVES │ Marlborough Contemporary, London → 5 June 2015

PAVEL BÜCHLER: (HONEST) WORK │ Ikon Gallery, Birmingham → 12 July 2015

(Honest) Work. Installation photograph, Ikon Gallery (2015). Photo: Stuart Whipps, courtesy the artist and Ikon.

“Îcon priznts ɖ most comprihnsv YC xbišn t dêt bî Pavel Bšler. Born in Prāg in 1952 n bêst in ɖs cuntri sns ɖ 1980z, Bšler z rnând az an influenšl tīčr n figr in ɖ inṭnašnl ātsìn.

Bšler’z xbišn at Îcon involvz a wîd renj v mīdia, includñ txt, fând objcts, obṣlīt tecnoljiz n aproprietd dijitl mtirı̣l, caṛctristcli cmbînñ fiḷsoficl sceptisizm wɖ a smāt sens v hymr ɖt drwz atnšn t ɖ funḍmntli strenj nêčr v evrde lîf.

Vizitrz xpirı̣ns a ny wrc bî Bšler imījtli on arîvl at Îcon, Insd Wot (2010), cmprîzñ a txt xtract fṛm Samyl Becit’s Wot, (1953) set in ɖ stîl v a bcpêj n aplîd t ɖ fruntdorz. Ɖ trnzišn fṛm insîd t âtsîd, n vîsvrsa, z md ʈru a veil v txt, sūṗimpozd on ẇt z vizbl bynd. Bšler’z intvnšn on ɖ dorz z telñ, az ɖe r ɖ mīnz bî ẇč vizitrz muv btwn ɖ public relm n dedicetd ātspês, rezñ išuz v axes t āt, its rôl in ssayti n a tendnsi t xclusivti in âr ātwrldz.

Ɖ ppečl âtsîdr stêṭs pṛjctd ontu ɖ mn pṛtagnist in Ɖ Casl (2005), a ci wrc in ɖs xbišn, coṛspondz t an añzayti ɖt z ofn injendrd bî culčṛl instityšnz. Involvñ a lj insṭlešn v lâdspīcrz bêst on a 1920z dzîn bî Māconi, ɖ wrc pṛclemz a qtešn fṛm Cafca’z Ɖ Casl: Y r nt fṛm ɖ Casl, y r nt fṛm ɖ vilij, y r’nt enʈñ. Or rɖr, unfwtyṇtli, y r smʈñ, a strenjr, a man hu z’nt wntd n z in evrbdi’z we …

Brwdcast ʈru ɖ antīc sândsistm, ɖ wrdz rcwl strītproṗganda anânsmnts az ɖe insist ɖt intgrešn z impsbl, ɖt ɖ strenjr wl olwz rmen on ɖ âtsîd. On ɖ uɖr hand, Flî (2009), involvz an iluminetd fîrxit sîn n ɖ sând v a flî buzñ insd. Ɖr z no yrnñ fr admitns, bt rɖr ɖs z an iṇsnt crīčr despṛtli trayñ t gt ât.

Îcon’z xbišn olso fīčrz a nmbr v fând objcts n sml sculpčrz sč az Il Castello (2007), cnsistñ v tu fând penslz, n Cánn (2014), md fṛm a biłdbwl n pôstcād. Most v ɖz r fwtyiṭs combinešnz, brwt tgɖr t criet ṣmantc šwt srcits, rzultñ in vižl punz ɖt r funi, sutl n sbvrsv. Similrli ɖ ātist’s fasinešn wɖ wrdple z md mr xplisit in hiz on-gwñ siriz Onist Wrc (2011–), ynīc letrpres prints md fṛm old-fašnd printñblocs. Qtešnz fṛm Cāl Māx t Edgr Aḷn Po, fṛm Bānit Nymn t Jôzf Csūt, r swsz v inspirešn, az wel az côinsidnsz fând wɖn n btwn alfbets n nymericl sistmz. Ɖz letrpres wrcs constityt a bcend v an xtrōdnri srve, a cnd v vrayti ɖt cnvez rer ātistc injňuwti.

Ɖ xbišn z acumṗnid bî a publicešn, includñ txts bî Ostrı̣n filoṣfr Robert Faler n Joṇʈn Wotcinz, Îcon Drctr. In adišn Pavel Bšler hz md a ny limitd idišn, tîtld Onist Wrc (Sîḷns) (2015); avelbl xclusvli at Îcon, it z a letrpres wrc on Āčz 88 pêpr, 34 × 50 sm, idišn v 26, prîst £720.

Ɖs xbišn z ṣpwtd bî Ɖ Henri Mur Fândešn.”

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Continue reading PAVEL BÜCHLER: (HONEST) WORK │ Ikon Gallery, Birmingham → 12 July 2015

KATHY PRENDERGAST: OR │ Crawford Art Gallery, Cork → 13 June 2015

“Ɖs xibišn brñz tgɖr ny wrc bî Caʈi Prenḍgast, an ātist huz senṣtivti t išuz v indivijl n c̣lctv xistns hz rzultd in sm v ɖ fînist wrc md ovr ɖ past ʈri decedz. Fīčrñ a ny wrc cmišnd bî ɖ Crwfd, ɖs xibišn siz Prenḍgast frɖrñ hr rsrč in mapñ, pâr n pspšn.

Kretd bî Ñgrid Swensn (Pir, Lundn), ɖ xibišn wl b šôn in ɖ historic Gibsn Gaḷriz, n wl incwpret an insṭlešn ovr twenti mītrz in leñʈ, xplorñ prtinnt qesčnz v âr tîmz, az ofrd bî ovr 40 līdñ sošl ʈncrz n comntetrz.”

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Continue reading KATHY PRENDERGAST: OR │ Crawford Art Gallery, Cork → 13 June 2015

OSCAR SANTILLAN: TO BREAK A SILENCE INTO SMALLER SILENCES │ Copperfield Gallery, London → 9 May 2015

The Intruder (2015)
The Intruder (2015)

“W r plizd t priznt ɖ frst YC sôlo xibišn v Eqdorı̣n ātist Oscar Santiyan (b.1980).

Dspt tučñ on culčrli pôtnt subjcts, fṛm filoṣfi t našnl prîd, ɖ xibišn ultiṃtli drwz ât ɖ obskr. Unxpctd ivnts ocŕ: ɖ dans v a ded filoṣfr z unveild, a hws lcs at hiz ôn rflẋn, nêčr n culčr c̣lîd.

Ɖ Wondrñ Cñdmz drwz on ɖ ltl nôn prôses v ɖ ŕli dokmntešn v brdcwlz. Ɖ wrc xistd frst az a pfwmns, ẇč md ɖ insṭlešn psbl. Sns ɖ rcwdñtecnoḷjiz in ɖ 19ʈ n ŕli 20ʈ Senčriz wr nt sūṭbl fr ɖ tasc v capčrñ ɖ sând v brdz in ɖ wîld, trênñ in myzicl comṗzišn wz rqîrd fr fīldrisrč in ōdr t ntet brdsoñ. Fr ɖ pfwmns, myzišnz wr hidn in ʈic wildrṇs, pleyñ myzic bêst on an ôpn-strucčrd comṗzišn in ẇč ɖ myzišnz bhev lîc brdz az ɖe cwl n ansr č uɖr ẇl ɖ sândz cīp on čenjñ. Ɖ sând z az ilusv az ɖ imijz on ɖ plêts – at frst w dtct onli ɖ načṛl, ɖen clôsr inspẋn bginz t rvil ɖ prezns v ɖ hidn myzišnz.

Ɖ Intrudr repriznts ɖ hîist inč v Ñgḷnd. At a glans it z sīmñli insignificnt n yt ɖ mtirı̣l z cerfli prizntd. Scêlñ ɖ 3028ft v ɖ mântin Scwfel Pîc in ɖ Lêc District t mc ɖ wrc, ɖ ātist sjsts ɖt an intîr nêšn’z hît cn b modifîd bî mīnz v a sngl cerfl aẋn. Ɖ wrc rflcts on ɖ we in ẇč hymnz hv impozd ɖer culčṛl caṭgriz ovr nêčr: ɖ twlist, ɖ ljst, ɖ dīpist n so on. [Dy t ɖ qontti v rīsnt mīdia atnšn n rqsts, a stêtmnt fṛm ɖ ātist z includd at ɖ end v ɖs txt]

In a lj ny insṭlešn tîtld Aftrwrd, Santiyan cncts eḷmnts az dvrs az filoṣfr Frīdrih Nīča, a dfctv tîpraitr, n dans. Az hiz sît bgan t fêl, Nīča aqîrd a tîpraitr. Ɖ Raitñbwl wz a cutñej dvîs dveḷpt bî ɖ Dêniš invntr Razṃs Melñ-Hensn. Nīča’z Raitñbwl arîvd dfctv dy t damij jrñ šipñ, līdñ it t pṛdys a grt mni mstecs. Dspt hiz fṛstrešnz, Nīča tîpt mr ɖn 70 dokmnts yzñ it. Sm wr abandnd, bt mni wr c̣rctd n fîṇlîzd wɖ incrisñli ajitetd penṣlmācs ovr ɖ errz. Fasinetd bî ɖ fṛstrešnz v wn v ɖ wrld’z grtst filoṣfrz, Santiyan hz pṛdyst a comṗzit v ol ɖ penṣlmācs fṛm ɖz obskr dokmnts. Ɖ rzult z an xpresv n jesčṛl drōñ, acumṗnid bî a compilešn on a sngl pêj v ol v ɖ errz ɖt Nīča md yzñ hiz ḅluvid Melñ-Hensn.

Part of the installation 'Afterword' (2015), slide projection
Part of the installation ‘Afterword’ (2015), slide projection

Bî hiz ôn acânt, Nīča spent aurz tīčñ hiz fngrz t dans wɖ ɖ Melñ-Hensn. H rout v dansñ hmslf az f smʈñ sūṗnačṛl ecod ât v hm. A senčri aftr ɖ filoṣfr’z deʈ, a fragmnt v pêpr fṛm wn v Nīča’z tîpt manyscripts wz yzd az a pýnt v cnẋn in a filmd seans. Ɖ sîcic mīdı̣m wz asct t poz onli wn qesčn t ɖ filoṣfr: Ẇt wz yr dans lîc?

Oscar Santiyan (Eqdor, 1980) rsivd an MFA fṛm Vjiňa Comnwelʈ Ynivrṣti (YS) n sns ɖen hz atndd rezidnsiz at Delfina Fândešn (YC), Jan van Eyck Acaḍmi (Neɖrḷndz), Ratti Fândešn (Iṭli) n Scâhīgn (YS). Hiz wrc hz bn xibitd at ɖ Bonnefanten Museum (Neɖrḷndz), Carrillo Gil Myziym v Āt (Mexico), STUK Kunstcentrum (Beljm), Poli/grafic Trîeňl (Puerto Rīco), ICO Fândešn (Spên), Centraal Museum (Neɖrḷndz), Pierogi’z Býlr (YS), Marilia Razuk Gaḷri (Bṛzil), amñ uɖrz.

Hiz wrc z in public n prîvt c̣lẋnz inṭnašnli, includñ ɖ Caldic C̣lẋn (Neɖrḷndz), Balanz Capital (Ājntīna), Carrillo Gil Myziym v Āt (Mexico), Colección Franc Vila (Spên), Centraal Museum (Neɖrḷndz), ĀtNxs – Sīła Brbragr (YS), Bieke n Tanguy van Quickenborne C̣lẋn (Beljm), amñ uɖrz.


Dy t ɖ qontti v rīsnt mīdia atnšn rsivd bî Ɖ Intrudr, a stêtmnt fṛm ɖ ātist foloz:

C̣lctñ a pebl at ɖ bīč or a strenj-lcñ roc jrñ hîcñ z a vri comn senṣtv ʈñ ppl d gîdd bî krioṣti.

Ŕlı̣r ɖs munʈ I hd ɖ pležr v travlñ t ɖ Lêc District n consiqntli t Scwfel Pîc t mc mî wrc. Ɖ vy fṛm ɖ top wz trūli muvñ. Mî intnšn wz t criet a wrc ɖt rflcts ɖ we in ẇč hymnz hv impozd ɖer culčṛl caṭgriz ovr nêčr: ɖ twlist, ɖ ljst, n ol cndz v mežrmnts.

No damij, vanḍlizm, čizlñ, or iṇproprı̣t bhevyr twdz nêčr tc plês in ɖ mcñ v ɖs wrc. I d emṗʈîz wɖ ɖoz hu r trūli cnsrnd wɖ ɖ consvešn v ɖ Britiš mântinz. Hôpfli ɖs cntrovsi bcmz an oṗtyṇti t brñ atnšn t ɖz impwtnt cnsrnz, rɖr ɖn dbetñ abt a wn-inč stôn. Ɖ gaḷri hz rsivd īmeilz v ṣpwt includñ ɖs mesij fṛm a nêtv Cumbrı̣n xplenñ ɖs sem pýnt:

I nô Scwfel Pîc’s pīc n it z strūn wɖ lūs roc. I’m šr ɖt Oscar wz mr rspctfl v ɖ feltop ɖn mni v ɖ ptisipnts v ɖ čaṛtiivnts (…) hu reğlrli mstrit ɖ ẹria bî līvñ litr n yzñ it az a týḷt. Mântinresk hv výst ɖer cnsrn ovr hâ mč clīnñ p nīdz t b dn aftr sč ivnts. (- S. Wōtn, Cumbria)

In rlešn t hiz coments h olso drctd s t ɖs webpêj:
http://www.bbc.co.YC/nyz/YC-england-cumbria-18785590

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Continue reading OSCAR SANTILLAN: TO BREAK A SILENCE INTO SMALLER SILENCES │ Copperfield Gallery, London → 9 May 2015

EDMUND DE WAAL: ATMOSPHERE │ Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent → 8 March 2015

Photo: Stephen White
Photo: Stephen White

“Âr Sunli Gaḷri z trnsfwmd agn wɖ a brand-ny wrc, Atṃsfir, bî ātist Edṃnd d’Vāl.

…miniṃlist dsplez v cūli bytifl sramic objcts sductvli stradl ɖ old gap btwn āt n craft. Moḍnizm n ênčnt inflụnsz eḷgntli cmbîn in āt at wns bytifl n ʈwt-pṛvocñ.

Joṇʈn Jônz, Ɖ Gādịn

D’Vāl, hu gru p in Canṭbri, z rnând fr hiz wrc in sramics, in ptklr hiz lj-scêl insṭlešnz v pwṣlinveslz, n z ɖ oʈr v ɖ bestselñ Ɖ Hér wɖ ɖ Ambr Îz (ẇč wun ɖ 2010 Costa bîogṛfı̣wōd).

Veslz r sspndd in ɖ gaḷri, t capčr ɖ čenjñ lît.

Ɖ xpirı̣ns z trūli imrsv. Cm bac tîm aftr tîm, t si ɖ čenjñ ifcts v lît on ɖ wrc ovr ɖ sīznz, lî bac n rlax in frunt v ɖ wrc on âr mats.

Ɖ pìs z acumṗnid bî Bâšpīl, a plinʈ-bêst wrc, n a ny txtinsṭlešn spanñ ɖ intîr coridor ajêsnt t ɖ Sunli Gaḷri, fīčrñ qôts bî Trnr, Cunstbl, Bôḍler n Ruscin.

Ɖ wrc côinsîdz wɖ ɖ publicešn v a ny moṇgraf on ɖ ātist publišt bî Fîdn Pres.

Ẇn ʈncñ abt ɖ čenjñ landscêp v clâdz, I rmmbr Cunstbl’z bytifl letr abt layñ on hiz bac n dwñ ‘a grt dīl v scayñ’. Ɖr z no mr xtrōdnri plês t lc at ɖ scî ɖn ɖ Sunli Gaḷri at Trnr Cntmprri. Atṃsfir z mî atmt t mc a rspons t ɖs ʈrešhold btwn a bildñ n ɖ er âtsd. Sspndd in ɖ spês r nîn vitrīns holdñ 200 sml seḷdon n gre pwṣlinveslz. I hôp ɖe wl pṛvôc sm scayñ v ɖer ôn.

Edṃnd d’Vāl

http://charlessaumarezsmiɖ.com/blog/

Woč a film v Edṃnd de Vāl dscusñ ɖ wrc jrñ its insṭlešn. Drctd bî Jared Šilr n editd bî Jêmz Hyz”

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Continue reading EDMUND DE WAAL: ATMOSPHERE │ Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent → 8 March 2015

LAWRENCE WEINER: ALL IN DUE COURSE │ South London Gallery → 23 November 2014

“Hvñ xibitd at ɖ Sâʈ Lundn Gaḷri in ɖ grūpšoz Indipndns in 2003 n Nʈñ z Ḟrevr in 2010, aclemd Americn ātist n rluctnt pạnir v cnspčl āt Loṛns Vînr rtrnz t ɖ gaḷri wɖ a sôlo xibišn. OL IN DY CWS priznts a siriz v rīsnt sculpčrz ɖt cn b sīn acrs ɖ mn n frstflor gaḷriz, n cntiny âtdorz, runñ alñ ɖ xpansv Victorı̣n bricwōl v ɖ SLG’z Fox Gādn. Vizitrz t ɖ xibišn cn venčr frɖr, bynd ɖ gaḷri, t an ofsait wrc on ɖ fsād v ɖ semīdeṛlict fwmr Pecmrôd Fîrstêšn, lcetd dîaġnli oṗzit ɖ SLG. Cntinywñ hiz practis ovr mni yirz v čaḷnjñ eni hayrāci bêst on ɖ mtirı̣l fwm in ẇč hiz āt xists, Vînr hz dvîzd a temprri ttu n limitd-run pôstr az pāt v ɖ xibišn, ẇč r avelbl in ɖ gaḷri bcšop.

Ɖo recgnîzd az wn v ɖ sentṛl figrz pạnirñ cnspčl āt in ɖ 1960z, h îdntifîz hmslf nt az a cnspčlist bt az a sculptr huz mīdịm z lanĝj + ɖ mtirı̣lz rfŕd t. Sns ɖ 1970z Vînr hz bn bst nôn fr hiz strîcñ wōlsculpčrz. Mnli yzñ pênt or vinil, Vînr’z wrcs cāv wōlz wɖ ʈt, prizntñ pṛvoc̣tv txts ɖt r ôpn t intrpṛtešn bî ɖ vywr.

Born in 1942 in ɖ Bronx, Ny Ywc, Vînr livz n wrcs in Ny Ywc n Amsṭdam. Inṭnašnli rgādd, Vînr hz an xpansv folowñ ɖt rīčz acrs svṛl jeṇrešnz. Vînr hz prizntd a nmbr v projcts n xibišnz acrs ɖ YC sns ɖ ŕli 1970z: at ICA, Lundn; Pír Ātșentr, Ōcni; Ɖ Frūtmācit Gaḷri, Edinbra; Ɖ Henri Mur Sculpčrtrust, Halifax; Āt TrnzPenîn, Hul; Invlīʈ Hâs in Edinbra; svṛl ingejmnts wɖ Beri Ātgaḷri, includñ ɖer Txtfestivlz; a sôlo šo at ɖ Našnl Maritîm Myziym, Lundn; n ocežnl šoz in cmršl gaḷriz, ɖ most rīsnt at Lisn Gaḷri in 2013. Vînr’z wrc z olso reprizntd in ɖ Têt c̣lẋn, includñ az pāt v ĀTISTRŪMZ. Vitrīnz in ɖ SLG’z entṛnscoridor cnten dokmntešn fṛm sm v ɖz ivnts fṛm Vînr’z past, includñ hiz asošiešn wɖ Factrīrecwdz in ɖ 1980z.”

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Continue reading LAWRENCE WEINER: ALL IN DUE COURSE │ South London Gallery → 23 November 2014

ALL THAT IS SOLID MELTS INTO AIR │ Curated by Jeremy Deller │ Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne → 26 October 2014

“Jeṛmi Delr, hu reprizntd Britn in last yir’z Venis Bienāle, yzz cntmprri myzic, film n ftogṛfi alñsd a vast renj v 19ʈ senčri imijz n objcts t têc a prsnl lc at ɖ impact v ɖ Industrı̣l Revlušn on Britiš popylr culčr. Delr apročz ɖs welʈ v mtirı̣l lîc a sošl cātogṛfr, rvilñ ɖ leilînz v culčṛl histri.

Delr xplorz hâ ɖ trwma v ɖ Industrı̣l Revlušn n ceotc ŕḅnîzešn afctd Britiš ssayti, fôc̣sñ on embḷmatc figrz includñ Êdrı̣n Strīt. Born intu a Welš mînñfamli, Strīt rjctd a lîf in ɖ mainz t bcm a flamboynt androjiṇs inṭnašnl reslr. Olso fīčrd z Jêmz Šāplz, a 19ʈ senčri blacsmiʈ n slf-twt pêntr fṛm Blacbrn, fems fr hiz mč-rīpṛdyst imij, Ɖ Fwj; n myzic fṛm industrı̣l tânz huz rūts cn b trêst bac ʈru jeṇrešnz v wrcrz in factriz n milz.

Ɖ radicl trnsfmešn v ɖ landscep in ɖ ŕli industrı̣l iyra z pârfli ivoct in Victorı̣n imijz v factriz ablez at nît, šôn alñsd ɖ Lêñ’z ôn 19ʈ senčri apoc̣liptc pêntñ, Ɖ Dstruẋn v Sodm n Gmora bî Jon Mātin.

Industrı̣l fôcmyzic, ɖ insesnt riɖmz n racit v ɖ factrīflor, hevīmetl n glamroc, prmiet ɖ xibišn in sândinsṭlešnz n film.

A Hêẉd Turñexibišn. Fri entri.”

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ARTIST ROOMS: DOUGLAS GORDON │ Caithness Horizons, Thurso → 11 October 2014

A DVÎDD SELF I N A DVÎDD SELF 2│1996│Vidio, 2 monitrz, culr│15 minits / 14 minits
A DVÎDD SELF I N A DVÎDD SELF II│1996│Vidio, 2 monitrz, culr│15 minits / 14 minits

“An xibišn v wrc bî ɖ inṭnašnli aclemd, Trnr-Prîz-winñ ātist Dugḷs Gwdn têcs plês at Cêʈnes Hrîznz in Ʈrso. Ɖ wrcs on šo – ẇč includ ʈri vidioinsṭlešnz n wn txtpìs – hv bn prizntd bî Dugḷs Gwdn t ɖ ĀTISTRŪMZ c̣lẋn, n r biyñ šôn fr ɖ frst tîm sns ɖer aqizišn.

Ɖs xibišn olso fwmz pāt v JEṆREŠN, a našnl prôgram têcñ plês in ɖ sumr v 2014, ẇč seḷbrets ɖ welʈ v cntmprri āt ɖt hz dveḷpt in Scotḷnd ovr ɖ last 25 yirz. Ovr 60 venyz acrs ɖ cuntri r ptisipetñ in ɖs ynīc prôgram.

Amñ ɖ wrcs on šo in Cêʈnes z Gwdn’z eḷgnt, îconic 1996 vidioinsṭlešn A Dvîdd Slf I n II, in ẇč tu āmz, apaṛntli ḅloññ t tu ppl, wn hẹri n ɖ uɖr smuɖ, r sīn reslñ wɖ wn anɖr. In fact ɖ āmz ḅloñ t ɖ sem prsn – ɖ ātist – hu ivôcs bî ɖ simplist mīnz a pârfl intrnl strugl, in ẇč ɖ hẹri ām apirz t reprizent īvl n ɖ smuɖ ām gd.

Ɖ Cêʈnes xibišn olso fīčrz anɖr v Dugḷs Gwdn’z most memṛbl ŕli vidiopìsz, Film Nwa (1995), az wel az a mr rīsnt txtpìs I am ɖ kretr v mî ôn miẓri (2010). Ol for wrcs on šo wr dnetd bî Gwdn t ĀTISTRŪMZ in 2012, n r biyñ šôn az pāt v ɖ c̣lẋn fr ɖ frst tîm.

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I AM Đ KRÊTR V MÎ ÔN MIẒRI│2010
I AM Đ KRÊTR V MÎ ÔN MIẒRI│2010

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