A Neo City

The annual theme A Neo City is designed to open up on the idea of the NEW and the visionary aspects of a city.

What is the NEW and how do we experience something as new?

We do also reflect about the term of Neo as the not new, paradoxically. Neo combined to anything could mean recurrency and repetition.

In this series of exhibitions, invited protagonists will interrogate, fathom, and redefine the antagonism of the NEW / Neo.

 

MARIAN WIJNVOORDinvitation

Thessaloniki biennále: 6 of Contemporary Art

Κρατικό Μουσείο Σύγχρονης Τέχνης / State Museum of Contemporary Art

 

16|11|2017 – 14|01|2018

Opening 16|11 |2017   8 PM

 

State Museum of Contemporary Art

21 Kolokotroni St., Moni Lazariston

Thessaloniki

 

// MAIN PROGRAM //
Marian Wijnvoord
Living Room Project
Exhibition / Performance / Photography
Marian Wijnvoord’s project is carried out in three stages: It starts as a solo exhibition with recent paintings of the artist. Subsequently and during the exhibition there is the possibility for the visitors to get inscribed in order to host a work of their choice during a period of one month in the privacy of their home. Meanwhile the exhibition continues in the museum, the empty spots of the chosen paintings testify of the works that are now part of the privacy of the homes. The artist will photograph the works in their new domestic environment, making this private part public at the closing of the exhibition in the form of a publication that will show all different stages of the project.
The artist puts several questions that seek answers through this project, which involves exhibition with performative elements:
– What remains of our carefully constructed criteria when a work finds a place in the privacy of the home?
– What become the new rules of looking at this exhibition?
– What is the effect of the two different environments on the painting itself?
The Living Room Project challenges our art-historical frameworks, our critically distant judgements. It foregrounds another, little-remarked way of looking at painting—living with an object. What matters most in exhibiting a work of art is context: where it hangs and what surrounds it. When the painting leaves the museum wall, it becomes detached from its usual frames of reference.
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raumohneraum (spacewithoutspace)

Project Initiatives CargoCult, ZONA DYNAMIC,  and 10 short films and videos on the subject of ‚City-Space‘ – presented by the Network of Independent Berlin Project Spaces and Initiatives e.V. at c/o KUNSTPUNKT BERLIN within the framework of the Berlin Art Week 2017.

 

Mind the Space_raumohneraum: zona dynamic with VOYEURS & OWOP

Artists: Voyeurs Performers: Ameer Masoud, Eden Mitsenmacher, Jasmin Schaitl

OWOP: Antoine Fichaux, Guillaume Henry, Lucas Biberson & Tristan Calvignac, Eleni Tongidou & S.Camagni, Fiona Valentine Thomann, Rebecca Salvadori & Yotaro Niwa, Giorgos Gerontides & Dimitris Ameladiotis

VOYEURS retrospective got realized in collaboration between ZONA DYNAMIC (Eliza Goldox & Gabriela Covblic) and Vincent Chomaz

 

Mind the Space_raumohneraum: CARGOCULT with BOT and SLEEPING BEAUTY ENCYCLOPEDIA III/∞

Special guests: Ofrin, Alex Stolze, Kevin Power (DLP), Emma Waltraud Howes, Julia Rosa Stöckel and Abelina Glanz (as a curator), Ghazala Wadood, Sina Sokretski, @userjasmine

 

Mind the Space_10 short art films and videos on the subject of ’City-Space’

with works by Betty Böhm, Alexander Callsen, Laure Catugier, Stephan Groß, Heike Hamann, Marco Pando, Johanna Pigors & Amaya Lainez, Nikolaus Schrot, Stefanie Seidl and Gabriele Stellbaum

 

Organized by Isolde Nagel with the Network team

 

Exhibition: 15.09.2017 — 01.10.2017

 

Location:

c/o KUNSTPUNKT BERLIN  Schlegelstrasse 6, 10115 Berlin-Mitte

www.kunstpunkt.com

 

 

Opening: Thursday, 14.09. 2017  19:00 – 23:00

Live Performances and Music

 

Finissage + Netzwerk Get-Together: Sunday, 01.10.2017, 16:00 — 19:00

Live Performances, Info & Talk

 

Hours:

15.09.2017 — 01.10.2017   13:00 — 19:00  and by appointment

 

For further informations

www.projektraeume-berlin.net

For further press information please contact:

Susann Kramer, presse@projektraeume-berlin.net

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