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October 1, 2014

Erró Retrospective at Le mac Lyon

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October 3, 2014 – February 22, 2015

Le mac Lyon

Opening: October 2, 2014

General curator: €Thierry Raspail

Guest curator: Danielle Kvaran

Born in Iceland in 1932, Erró lives and works in Paris since 1958.
“WE ARE SURROUNDED BY IMAGES. IT’S IMPOSSIBLE
TO ESCAPE THEM. IT SEEMS TO ME THAT I’M A SORT
OF CHRONICAL WRITER OR REPORTER [...] WHO GATHERS
TOGETHER ALL THE IMAGES IN THE WORLD, AND THAT
I’M HERE TO PRODUCE A SYNTHESIS OF THEM.”
ERRÓ
Anticipating the infinite and continuous flux of information and images that flows
around digital networks, Err˜ó was interested from the start in this profusion of images
and he invented new narrative forms as well as lexicons of vocabulary, a novel form
of grammar and original rhetoric.

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September 24, 2014

NÚLL with Arnar Ómarsson and Freyja Reynisdóttir

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Arnar Ómarsson and Freyja Reynisdóttir

NÚLL

September 28, 2014 – September 30, 2014 every day from 2 pm – 6 pm

Opening: September 28, 2014 at 8 pm

A-building, Institut for (X), Godsbanen, Skovgaardsgade 3, 8000, Aarhus C

The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists and D.A.K are pleased to present the opening of NÚLL, an art exhibition at Institut for (X) this saturday at 20:00. Complimentary drinks and sounds performed by music-master Mads B. Sørensen. Artists Arnar Ómarsson and Freyja Reynisdóttir will be showcasing work produced during their collaboration in Aarhus for the past month on the concept of nothing.

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September 24, 2014

Libia Castro and Ólafur Ólafsson at Salon Fluchthilfe

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Libia Castro and Ólafur Ólafsson

at Salon Fluchthilfe

Part of Utopian Pulse – Flares in the Darkroom a research project by Ines

Doujak and Oliver Ressler

October 1-7, 2014

Opening: October 1, 2014 from 7-9 pm

Friedrichstrasse 12, A-1010 Vienna

Utopia is often imagined as a desireable and elusive place. In Salon Fluchthilfe it is imagined not so much as a place (with borders) but as a journey or non-place (defined by its borderlessness). The German word fluchthilfe has no easy English translation - it is a positive term used to describe those who help others cross borders to escape persecution (whereas English has only derogatory translations, such as people smugglers or human traffickers). This exhibition is located within the politics of contemporary refugee struggles but aims to challenge the binaries of refugee/citizen that have framed this debate.

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September 20, 2014

Finnbogi Petursson at Wood Street Galleries

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SECOND/SECOND

September 26 2014 – December 31 2014

Gallery Crawl: September 26, 2014 – 5:30pm-10pm (post gallery crawl event at SPACE at 10pm)

Wood Street Galleries, 601 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

 

Wood Street Galleries welcomes the return of Iceland’s Finnbogi Petursson in SECOND/SECOND, his first solo exhibition in the USA. The Icelandic landscape can be described as mesmerizing, contemplative and hypnotic; these often intangible qualities are also embodied in Petursson’s sound-modulated water installations. As the artist states: “I am always trying to capture phenomena such as sound, water, fire, shadow and light, and channel them along new grooves, turn them into something other than what they are. These are phenomena  that you feel and think about, but never see.”

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September 19, 2014

Returning to homecomings Libia Castro and Olafur Olafsson

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Sunday September 21st at 5pm

The continuation of homecomings starts with a kick-off to the homecomings, etc.

 

Symposium (hosted at Aedes Network Campus Berlin on October 10th and 11th).
Returning to homecomings
Performance, Conversation, Installation: Sunday 21 September 2014, 5pm
Installation opening hours until 10 October: Saturdays 1pm-6pm and by appointment

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