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August 4, 2014

Rebekka Erin Moran | Laboratory Aim Density

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Laboratory Aim Density

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A series of performances re-creating LAD “china girl” film frames,
the image that appears in the countdown of every reel of motion picture film meant for exhibition, often accompanied by color bars. Originally, the images were spliced in by film lab technicians for color and density calibration purposes when processing and printing the film. They were often from a camera test of a young starlet or even film lab workers themselves.  A film set, a director, a set builder, a model: a rehearsal to create a perfect single frame as time unravels…

5 AUG 20:00 Glasmoog Kunsthochschule für Medien  Köln
“Suck My Succesful Lipstick”  featuring Anna McCarthy & Tagar

8 AUG 20:30 Extrapool  Nijmegen
“Suck My Succesful Lipstick”  featuring Marielle Verdijk,
Anna McCarthy & Tagar

9 AUG 20:00 Wolfart Project Space  Rotterdam
“Ice cream, You scream”  a mixed cast night of perforgy

15 AUG 19:00 Prince Of Wales  Munich
“Rococo Carny”  featuring nude model G.

27 AUG 19:00 Kunstraum   Munich
“TBA”  actors and musicians TBA

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July 30, 2014

Hulda Rós Guðnadóttir Dresden Public Art View

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DRESDEN PUBLIC ART VIEW

Art on advertising billboards scattered around the city of Dresden, Germany

29th of July –  7th of August 2014

Hulda Rós Guðnadóttir participates in the exhibition Dresden Public Art View.

Dresden Public Art View sees to position artistic approaches outside of existing Art-Institutions in public every day. The perception of art is often influenced by institutional locations, rituals or events which create an aura that makes it hard to encounter art impartially and open minded. In the spirit of Klaus Staecks ,,Die Kunst findet nicht im Saale statt” (art does not take place in the hall) DRESDEN PUBLIC ART VIEW seeks to understand public space as a complex site for art that is accessible for everyone. Billboards are part of our public everyday life and normally they represent the consumer culture of our society. Instead of their usual purpose DRESDEN PUBLIC ART VIEW wants to use Billboards to critically reflect on social and political contexts and to enable an immediate perception of contempoary artworks.

Artistic directors: Lucie Freynhagen and Svenja Wichmann

International Jury selection.

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July 29, 2014

Summer Country Exhibition Guide – Part 3

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Part 3 of the Summer Countryside exhibition guide.

VESTURBYGGÐ – WESTFJORDS

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PLACES is an art exhibition in the West of Iceland. Curators and organizers of the exhibition, Eva Isleifsdóttir and Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir  invite artists to create work time-based or permanent in relation to a special place and/or local history.  The 2014 exhibition  is located in the south west of  Vestfirðir,  Vesturbyggð. The exhibiting artists are; Bjarki Bragason with his exhibition „Part one / Part two“ at the Museum of Egill Ólafson, Hnjótur in Örlygshöfn; Hrafnkell Sigurðusson with an exhibition From form forming“ at the Algae factory in Bildudalur and Karlotta Blöndal with the timebased installation „MÓT“ in Tálknafjörður.

 

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Have a look at previously published guides for the whole ring of Iceland this year – links below

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July 26, 2014

Eva Isleifsdottir at 37 Gallery London

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37 Gallery presents:

Thomas Adam | Stuart Bannister | Luke Burton | Eva Isleifdottir | Calvin Laing | Stephanie Mann | Bruce McLean | Catherine Payton | Charles Sandford | David Sherry | Yokollection

Opening August 2nd at 6pm- 9pm
Including a durational performance by Charles Sandford.

Featuring a text by Dane Sutherland.

What do you think of the title ‘Nothing Lasts’?

Gathering a variety of artists using multidisciplinary mediums, Mann and Laing curate an exhibition of participatory performance, sculpture, images and sound in a domestic environment. As a means of bringing together of artists with a common tie- an interest in the light hearted and those producing work on humour- this exhibition functions as an exploration of sculpture and moving image and it’s link with the world which formed it. Regurgitating everyday life back out into the world through their artwork seeks to highlight the complex interplay between performance, sculpture and document, and raises questions of the link between moment and memory.

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July 18, 2014

Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson 1 + X= GROUPS, TEAMS AND COLLECTIVES

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Press Release

1 + X= GROUPS, TEAMS AND COLLECTIVES

Opening: Jul 17, 2014, at 20:00 h.
Date
: Jul 18 – November 2, 2014
Place: South Cloister 1
Exhibition SessionThe Common

Libia Castro and Ólafur Ólafsson participate in the exhbition 1 + X= GROUPS, TEAMS AND COLLECTIVES along with
AFAL (Paco Gómez, Oriol Maspons, Francisco Ontañón) · Bleda y Rosa · Centro de Cálculo (Elena Asins, Manuel Barbadillo, Gerardo Delgado, Manolo Quejido, Soledad Sevilla, José María Yturralde) · Costus · Documenta 6 Satellite Telecast (Joseph Beuys, Douglas Davis, Nam June Paik) · Equipo 57 · Equipo Crónica · Equipo Múltiple · Figura · Flo6x8 · MP&MP Rosado · Separata · USCO · Zemos98

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