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Salvatore arancio
Catalogue : 2013Birds | Film expérimental | super8 | couleur | 6:31 | Italie | Royaume-Uni | 2012
Salvatore arancio
Film expérimental | super8 | couleur | 6:31 | Italie | Royaume-Uni | 2012

The film shot on Super 8 was filmed at the Zoology museum in Bologna. The museum was founded in 1860 part of the University of Bologna and is the largest and most significant in Italy. Rows and rows of cabinets filled with strangely shaped animals. It traces its roots all the way back to the very first cabinet of curiosity and the collection of Ulisse Aldrovandi, who allegedly coined the word Geology and is undisputedly one of the fathers of natural history. The film follows Arancio?s fascination with the human? s preoccupation to bring order to the world around us and the aesthetics related to the systems of classification used for this purpose. With this work the artist presents us with a subjective vision of the ornithological collection created by Zafagnini-Bertocchi in the first half of the 20th Century. Through the juxtaposition of deep gravitational rumbling sounds by LA cosmic cult music project Expo 70 and Arancio? s precise editing, still close ups and slow camera panning, the film exposes the sinister and uncanny nature of the displays, resulting in an ambiguous temporality, a visionary experience that transcends and transforms the original scientific illustrative purpose of the cabinets.

Born in Catania, Italy in 1974. Lives and works in London. He received his MA in Photography from the Royal College of Art. His artistic signature is photo-etching, but he works across a range of media such as sculpture, collage, animation and video. Arancio?s main interest lies in the potential of images. Departing from their literal meaning, he creates new juxtapositions that are both beautifully evocative and deeply disquieting. He looks to nature and science for his sources of inspiration, while unsettling any hint of the sublime by re-framing the images and the viewer?s experience. His constructed landscapes contain a sense of both the familiar and the unknown that enhances their symbolic readings and implications. Selected exhibitions: PROJECT: Salvatore Arancio, Rachel Cattle & Steve Richards, James Pyman, Maureen Paley Gallery, London, UK, 2013; PROJECT 03: Data, Contemporary Art Society, London, UK, 2013 (group show); Le Ragioni della Pittura. Esisti e prospettive di un medium, Palazzo de Sanctis, Castelbasso (Teramo), Italy, 2013 (group show); Curiosity. Art & the Pleasure of Knowing (Hayward Touring), Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK, 2013, touring to Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Norwich, UK, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland, de Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (group show); Cyclorama, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico DF, Mexico (group show), 2013; Alternating Layers of Contrasting Resistance, Rowing Gallery, London, UK; The Little Man of the Forest With the Big Hat, Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome, Italy; Relatively Absolute, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK; Solo Presentation, Art Rotterdam 2013-New Art Section, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; The Little Man of the Forest With the Big Hat, MCZ-Museo Carlo Zauli, Faenza, Italy, 2012; An Arrangement of the Materials Ejected, Spacex, Exeter, UK, 2011; To See an Object to See a Light, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Guarene d?Alba, Italy, 2011; Shasta, Federica Schiavo Gallery, Roma, 2011; Sentinel - PPS//Meetings#4, Palazzo Riso - Museo d?Arte Contemporanea della Sicilia, Palermo, Italy, 2011; SI-Sindrome Italiana, Le Magasin - Centre National d?Art contemporain de Grenoble, France, 2010; An Account of the Composition of the Earth?s Crust: Dirt Cones and Lava Bombs, Frame, Frieze Art Fair, London, UK, 2010; Catastrophe? Quelle Catastrophe!, Manif d?Art 5, The Quebec City Biennial, Engramme, Quebec City, Canada, 2010; Prague Biennale 4, Karlin Hall, Prague, Czech Republic, 2009; I giovani che visitano le nostre rovine non vi vedono che uno stile, GAM-Galleria d?Arte Moderna, Turin, Italy, 2009. Arancio was selected fot the Résidences Internationales aux Recollets, Paris, France, 2013; Sundaymorning@ekwc, European Ceramic WorkCentre, SG ?s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands; Wysing Arts Center Artist Residency, Cambridge, UK and Artist Residency and Ceramic Workshop, Museo Carlo Zauli, Faenza in 2012. He won The Elephant Trust Grant, London and The Art Omi Residency, New York in 2011, the Premio ?New York? in 2009 and was selected for the Bloomberg New Contemporaries in 2006.

Catalogue : 2011Untitled (Pavilion) | Film expérimental | 16mm | noir et blanc | 2:56 | Italie | Royaume-Uni | 2009
Salvatore arancio
Untitled (Pavilion)
Film expérimental | 16mm | noir et blanc | 2:56 | Italie | Royaume-Uni | 2009

The film focuses on the New York's State Pavilion, an iconic building and one of the few surviving structures of the New York World`s Fair, held in Flashing Meadows in 1964. In Arancio's timeless abstract film, the camera slowly panning from the ground to the top end of the building, presents us a subjective reading of its architectural elements. Shot on Super 8 in one take, the film aims to juxtapose the construction's original utopian visionary aesthetics with Arancio's interest in apocalyptic representation and fascination for transient beauty.

Salvatore Arancio
 was born in Catania, Italy in 1974. He lives and works in London. He studied Photography at the Royal College of Art. His most recent exhibitions include: An Arrangement of the Materials Ejected, Spacex, UK, 2011; To See an Object to See a Light, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Guarene d?Alba, Italy, 2011; Shasta, Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome; ?Sentinel - PPS//Meetings#4?, Palazzo Riso - Museo d`Arte Contemporanea della Sicilia, Palermo, 2011; ?SI-Sindrome Italiana?, Le Magasin - Centre National d?Art contemporain de Grenoble, France, 2010; ?Catastrophe? Quelle Catastrophe!? Manif d?Art 5, The Quebec City Biennial, Engramme, Quebec City, Canada, 2010; ?An Account of the Composition of the Earth?s Crust: Dirt Cones and Lava Bombs?, Frame, Frieze Art Fair, London, UK, 2010; Prague Biennale 4, Karlin Hall, Prague, Czech Republic, 2009; ?I giovani che visitano le nostre rovine non vi vedono che uno stile?, GAM-Galleria d?Arte Moderna, Turin, 2009. Arancio was the recipient of the Art Omi Residency (New York) and a grant from The Elephant Trust (London) in 2011, and of the ?New York? Prize in 2009. He was selected for the Bloomberg New Contemporaries in 2006.

Mauricio arango
Catalogue : 2013EVERYTHING NEAR BECOMES FAR | Fiction | hdcam | | 11:0 | Colombie | 2012
Mauricio arango
Fiction | hdcam | | 11:0 | Colombie | 2012

Everything Near Becomes Far follows a day in the life of a couple living in a cabin nestled deep within the Andes mountain range in Colombia. They begin their day as usual, but something seems strange to the woman. A fearsome group of men awaits them. An atmosphere of dread develops gradually through the sounds and silences, a looming landscape and the threatening visions of wild animals observing the main characters from the distance. The film`s title is inspired by an observation the poet Borgues made on Goethe: ?Alles Nähe werde fern, everything near becomes far. Goethe was referring to the evening twilight. Everything near becomes far. It is true. At nightfall, the closest to us seems to move away from our eyes. So the visible world has moved away from my eye, perhaps forever. Goethe could be referring not only to twilight but to life. All things go off, leaving us. Old age is probably the supreme solitude -except that the supreme solitude is death?.?

Mauricio Arango was born in Colombia and lives and works in New York. He is an alumnus of the Independent Study Program at the Whitney Museum (New York, 2007), was a resident at the International Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg (2005), Austria and earned an MFA from the University of Minnesota (2003). He is a fellow at the MacDowell Artist Colony, USA. His films and works have been shown in multiple festivals and screened in more than twenty countries including New Directors/New Films at the Lincoln Film Society and The Museum of Modern Art in New York, Kino Der Kunst in Münich, VideoBrasil in Sao Paulo, IndieLisboa in Portugal. He has received support from the Foundation for Contemporary Art, New York; Rooftop Films, New York; and The Bush Foundation for the Arts, USA, among others.

Vasco araujo
Catalogue : 2007Hereditas | Vidéo expérimentale | dv | couleur | 12:0 | Portugal | 2006
Vasco araujo
Vidéo expérimentale | dv | couleur | 12:0 | Portugal | 2006

Hereditas, this piece confronts us with a paradox. The action is intriguing, and the location suggests something strange, yet magical. A child comes out of the forest?s depths and, with guileless steps, leads us into a dilapidated sanatorium?s long, empty corridors, in a timeless, lonely, sometimes spectral itinerary. The paradox lies in the simple, straightforward way the mountain?s findings are handled. It represents an encounter with something essential, thought hidden, and which may reveal itself with a surprising cruelty, harsher than death itself. Hereditas it is a work on childhood, loneliness, pain, love, death and the desire for knowing and understanding the great enigmas and interrogations of our human, all too human condition.

Vasco Araújo was born in 1975 in Lisbon, the city where he continues to live and work. He completed his first degree in Sculpture in 1999 at FBAUL (Lisbon University School of Fine Art), and attended the Advanced Course in Visual Arts at Maumaus in Lisbon, from 1999 to 2000. Since then, he has participated in various solo and group exhibitions both in Portugal and abroad, also taking part in residency programmes, such as The University of Arts, Philadelphia (2007); Récollets, Paris (2005); and the Core Program (2003/04), Houston. In 2003, he was awarded the EDP Prize for New Artists. Selection of his solo exhibitions: About being Different (2007), BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, U.K.; Pathos (2006), Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca; Dilemma (2005), S.M.A.K., Ghent; L?inceste (2005), Museu do Azulejo, Lisbon; The Girl of the Golden West (2005), The Suburban, Chicago; Dilema (2004), Museu de Serralves, Porto; Sabine/Brunilde (2003), SNBA, Lisbon. Amongst his group exhibitions, the most important have been his participation in the ?Experience of Art?, La Biennale di Venezia. 51st International Exhibition of Art, Venice; ?Dialectics of Hope?, 1st Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moscow, (both in 2005); Solo (For Two Voices), CCS, Bard College (2002), New York; ?The World Maybe Fantastic? Sydney Biennial (2002), Sydney; Trans Sexual Express, Barcelona (2001), a Classic for the Third Millennium (2001), Centre d?Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona. His work has been published in various books and catalogues and is represented in several public and private collections, such as at the Centre Pompidou, Musée d?Art Moderne (France); Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (Portugal); Fundación Centro Ordóñez-Falcón de Fotografía ? COFF (Spain); Museo Nacional Reina Sofia, Centro de Arte (Spain); Fundação de Serralves (Portugal); Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (USA).

Catalogue : 2008Augusta | Art vidéo | dv | couleur | 8:55 | Portugal | 2008
Vasco araujo
Art vidéo | dv | couleur | 8:55 | Portugal | 2008

La vidéo « Augusta » reflète les abus de pouvoir et les idéologies politiques dans le monde, par le biais d'une conversation entre deux lions en pierre, qui discutent d?un nouvel endroit où vivre.

Vasco Araújo est né en 1975 à Lisbonne, où il vit et travaille aujourd?hui. Il a obtenu sa licence de sculpture en 1999 à la FBAUL (École des Beaux-arts de Université de Lisbonne), et a participé ensuite à des cours de perfectionnement en arts visuels au Maumaus de Lisbonne de 1999 à 2000. Il a par la suite participé à plusieurs expositions individuelles et collectives tant au Portugal qu?à l'étranger. Il également été en résidence dans plusieurs institutions et programmes, notamment à l'Université des Arts de Philadelphie (USA) en 2007, aux Récollets à Paris en 2005, et au Core Program de Houston en 2003/2004. En 2003, il a reçu le Prix de l'EDP pour les Jeunes Artistes.

Cory arcangel
Catalogue : 2006So Happy | 0 | 0 | | 60:0 | Belgique | 2007
So Happy
0 | 0 | | 60:0 | Belgique | 2007

Une sélection de joyeux actes de rébellion tirés du catalogue de distribution d?Argos par Anke Buxmann et Maria Palacios Cruz. Lorsqu?on leur a demandé d?élaborer un programme de projection à l?occasion des premières Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin à se tenir à Madrid, au Circulo de Bellas Artes, Argos a décidé d?emprunter de titre du film de Joëlle de la Casinière de 1973, ?So Happy? dans lequel de la Casinière se promène pieds nus dans un environnement métropolitain abandonné et ravagé pour promouvoir son livre Absolument nécessaire dans les rues de New York. Rien n?est vrai, tout s?en va. Sa joie, sa liberté et son engagement social se retrouvent dans les trois vidéos qu?Argos présentera à Madrid. Les ?uvres qui ont été sélectionnées, de Charley Case, Sarah Vanagt et Joëlle de la Casinière elle-même, sont toutes trois de joyeux actes de rébellion ayant la rue comme arrière-plan commun. Les vidéos de ce programme s?avèrent d?une grande sensibilité en ce qui concerne le débat politique et social et elles militent pour la liberté d?expression et de mouvement d?une manière quelque peu naïve mais tout à fait joyeuse.

Argos ( est un centre pour l?art et les media basé à Bruxelles fondé en 1989. Au fil des ans, l?organisation s?est développée, au départ elle distribuait des vidéos et des films d?artistes puis elle s?est transformée en centre artistique avec des fonctions plus variées comme l?organisation d?expositions, de projections et d?événements, la production, le conservation et la préservation, la publication et le développement d?une médiathèque publique. En tant que centre interdisciplinaire pour l?art et les media audiovisuels, le but d?Argos est de créer une plateforme de production, de présentation, de distribution et de préservation de l?art audiovisuel et de l?art visuel contemporain belge et international, et de façon plus générale, toutes les formes d?expression artistiques qui ont un lien avec les media audiovisuels. Dans un paysage socioculturel qui évolue rapidement, Argos veut suivre les développements caractéristiques de l?art visuel et de l?art audiovisuel ? et de la culture visuelle et médiatique en tant que phénomène social dans son ensemble ? de manière critique, fournissant ainsi au public un cadre de référence et d?interprétation.

Ivan argote
Catalogue : 2018Reddishblue Memories | Doc. expérimental | 16mm | couleur | 11:52 | Colombie | France | 2017
Ivan argote
Reddishblue Memories
Doc. expérimental | 16mm | couleur | 11:52 | Colombie | France | 2017

Reddishblue Memories by Iván Argote, uses the artist’s affective memories as part of an ongoing project of research and speculation based on a rumor associated with the history of George Eastman’s Kodak company, and its switch from Kodachrome to Ektachrome. This was allegedly done for ideological reasons : in the late 1960’s they realized that Kodachrome pictures turned reddish with time, and in the context of Cold War decided that the United States’ archives could not end up with the enemy’s color, and so developed the Ektachrome process, in which pictures eventually turn blue. The film, which was made in Ukraine as part of an art exhibition, is narrated simultaneously in Ukrainian by Oxana Shachko founder of Femen, and in Spanish by Ivan Argote himself. In the film, many issues concerning the relationship in between colors and politics raise, as orange revolution, white and black armies, purple and red revolutions in South America.

Iván Argote (Bogotá, 1983, lives in Paris) works explore the relationship in between history, politics and the construction of our own subjectivities. His films, sculptures, videos, collages, and public space installations temps to generate questions about how we relate to the others, to the state, to patrimony and traditions. His works are critics, sometimes anti-establishment, and deal with the idea of bringing affects to the politics, and politics to the affects with a strong and tender tone.

Ivan argote
Catalogue : 2015Barcelona | Vidéo | hdv | couleur | 5:16 | Colombie | Espagne | 2014
Ivan argote
Vidéo | hdv | couleur | 5:16 | Colombie | Espagne | 2014

Cette vidéo a été tournée à Barcelone, près du rond point de Christophe Colomb, à coté du port. Pendant la nuit, Ivan Argote a "enflammé" à l`aide d`une bouteille d`absinthe et du feu une statue représentant un évêque indiquant la voie à un indigène. Cette statue, qui fait environ trois mètres d`hauteur, reste presque invisible parmi tous les monuments touristiques de Barcelone. Ivan Argote l`a découverte et, avec une intervention à forte puissance symbolique affirme son idée en désaccord à avec la vision européenne de l`histoire de la colonisation, qui voit le colon comme une sorte de héros.

Ivan Argote is Colombian artist who lives and works in Paris, Argote (31) deals with the way that man relates with the myriad changes that take place daily in the historical, economic, political and moral realms. His aim is to question the role of subjectivity in the revision of these concepts. Argote involves the body, and emotions in the construction of his thinking, and develops methods to generate reflexion about the way we construct certainty in relation with politics and history. By creating interventions and performances for the public space, which are sometimes further developed in the format of films and installations, the artist explores the city as a space of transformation. His works has been shown in several cities all around the world, including: Intersections, Cisneros Fountanals Foundation, Miami, 2015; Between the Pessimism of the Intellect and the Optimism of the Will, 5th Thessaloniki Biennale, Thessaloniki, 2015; Levitate, Museum Quartier, Vienna, 2015; L’éloge de l’heure, MUDAC, Lausanne, 2015; Reddish Blue (solo), DT Project, Brussels, 2014; Let’s write a history of hopes (solo), Galeria Vermelho, Sao Paulo, 2014; Strengthlessness(solo), Galerie Perrotin, Paris, 2014; La Estrategia (solo), Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2013); Un millon de amigos (solo), Galeria ADN, Barcelona (2013); Tectonic, Moving Museum, Dubai (2013); Los irrespetuosos, Museo Carrilo Gil, México DF (2013); 30th Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo (2012); Sin heroísmos, por favor (solo), CA2M, Madrid (2012); Girarse, Joan Miró Fundation, Barcelona (2012), among others.

Graeme arnfield
Catalogue : 2019The Phantom Menace | Vidéo | 4k | couleur et n&b | 36:32 | Royaume-Uni | 2019
Graeme arnfield
The Phantom Menace
Vidéo | 4k | couleur et n&b | 36:32 | Royaume-Uni | 2019

Welcome to the age of cosmic radiation! In 2021 the Sun fell to its lowest point of activity since the birth of science. Its magnetic waves that once shield the Earth dramatically weakened. During this solar lull powerful intergalactic cosmic rays penetrated our atmosphere. Originating eons ago from the explosive remnants of dead stars these silent, invisible and highly charged particles were only noticed in their affect - in what they did to our bodies and to the technologies we thought we could rely upon. Compiling stories from the recent past of interaction with cosmic radiation at ever descending altitudes, “The Phantom Menace” is a techno driven stroboscopic climate fiction film written in conversation with various Amazon warehouse workers. Initially inspired by the proposed plans for the U.S government to install their fragile predictive supercomputers deep underground in order to protect them from these upcoming ancient alien invaders, the film uses once costly low-resolution scientific visualizations produced on these supercomputers to speculate on the role of image labour in the subterranean near future. Planes crashing, computers malfunctioning and elections going haywire - these were just the prequel to the future.

Graeme Arnfield (b. 1991, UK) is an artist filmmaker & curator living in London, raised in Cheshire, UK. Producing sensory essay films from found often viscerally embodied networked imagery his films use methods of investigative storytelling to explore issues of circulation, spectatorship and history. Research topics have included: the politics of digital networks, the material distribution of ecological matter such as peat and asbestos and the adaptive circulation of global and local histories. His work has been presented worldwide including Berlinale Forum Expanded, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Courtisane Festival, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, Sonic Acts Festival, European Media Arts Festival, Transmediale, IMPAKT Festival, Kasseler Dokfest, Plastik Festival, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, LUX, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Berlinische Gallerie, Signal Gallery, Whitechapel Gallery and on Vdrome. He graduated with a Masters in Experimental Cinema at Kingston University and recently completed a film with FLAMIN.

Phuttiphong aroonpheng
Catalogue : 2010Sukati | Fiction expérimentale | dv | couleur | 5:40 | Thaïlande | 2010
Phuttiphong aroonpheng
Fiction expérimentale | dv | couleur | 5:40 | Thaïlande | 2010

My mother dreamed that my late father came back home to see her. She strongly believes that It wasn`t dream.

Phuttiphong AROONPHENG was born in Bangkok in 1976. He obtained a B.F.A at Silpakorn University and also studied at The Digital Film Academy of New York. He is particularly interested in avant-garde and experimental film. In 2007, his film project ?We all know each other?, an experiment documentary film in collective storytelling, which utilises investigation and dialogue about the nature of film as a medium, was supported by Fukuoka Asian Art museum and Irish Museum of Modern Art. And also his short film ?Our monument? won Vichitmatra Award at the 12th Thai Short Film and video Festival. Phuttiphong?s films have been showed both international film festivals and art exhibitions, including the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2009, Ybor the moving images festival USA, International Short Film Festival Hamburg, Interfilm Berlin Germany, 25Fps Croatia, Singapore International Short Film Festival, Asian gallery 4A Sydney, Escape Art gallery England, Silverlens gallery Philippines and many others. In 2009, He also was selected as a fellow of Asian Film Academy organized by Pusan International Film Festival and was one of an Asian Public Intellectuals fellows by the Nippon Foundation. As a Filmmaker, Phuttiphong has practice and skill in many different levels of the storytelling process, from narrative to experimental to documentary filmmaking. He had worked, as a cinematographer, together with well-known director?s films such as Nick Deocampo and Kongkiat Khomsiri. Recently, his new film project ?Departure Day? has been supported by Office of Contemporary Art and Culture, Ministry of Culture of Thailand and also won award for the script development in the Asian Cinema Funds (ACF), Pusan South Korea.

Fernando arrocha
Catalogue : 2007Piedad | Art vidéo | dv | couleur | 5:35 | Espagne | 2005
Fernando arrocha
Art vidéo | dv | couleur | 5:35 | Espagne | 2005

Piedad faces the pass of time through the memories of the love story and execution of Milagros, her best friend.

Born in Valladolid in 1977, he studies Music and Fine Arts in Madrid. He works at the area of painting, installation, videoart and new technologies. From 2005, he co-manages Calipsofilms, a platform of audio-visual experimentation in several fields, such as videocreation, video clips, spots, documentaries, digital image, internet projects... He has taken part in individual and collective exhibitions, in different spaces, as Mirador (Madrid 2003), Photoespaña (Madrid 2005), Loop Festival (Barcelona 2007), Baluarte (Pamplona 2007). One of his most recent exhibitions is Líneas de mira (Lines of sight), at Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (Gran Canaria 2007). Fernando Arrocha investigates the diving of contemporary man in the incessant flow of images of all kinds in which he is submited. His work is based on image recreation and intervention, specially propaganda content in historical films and documents. That process of recreation and intervention invites to think about manipulation, not only technical but also political and sociological, as well as about the psychological derivations of such procedures.

Miguel arzabe
Catalogue : 2017Reel Roll | Vidéo | hdv | couleur | 3:46 | USA | 2016
Miguel arzabe
Reel Roll
Vidéo | hdv | couleur | 3:46 | USA | 2016

Discarded audio reels unfurl and weave together against a digital backdrop. A narrator tells the story of a Navajo boy who learns to weave from his grandmother.

Miguel Arzabe is a San Francisco-based visual artist who works across media, including painting, video, and paper weaving. Arzabe`s work has been featured in such festivals as Hors Pistes (Centre Pompidou, Paris) and the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (Montreal); and in museums and galleries including RM Projects (Auckland), FIFI Projects (Mexico City), Marylhurst University (Oregon), Berkeley Art Museum, Albuquerque Museum of Art, the de Young Museum, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He has held many residencies including Headlands Center for the Arts, Montalvo Arts Center, and Santa Fe Art Institute. His work is included in the permanent collections of Facebook, YouTube, and the San Francisco Arts Commission, among others. He holds a BS from Carnegie Mellon University, an MS from Arizona State University, and an MFA from UC Berkeley.

Carsten aschmann
Catalogue : 2009Ketamin - Hinter dem Licht Video Tagebuch IV | Doc. expérimental | dv | couleur | 20:38 | Allemagne | 2009
Carsten aschmann
Ketamin - Hinter dem Licht Video Tagebuch IV
Doc. expérimental | dv | couleur | 20:38 | Allemagne | 2009

"What kind of road that i choosen?" asking a voice. "Our Earth is beautiful" reply an old man from the void. Ahead the sunset two boys playing frisbee. places and elements alternate. Through long and winding tunnels we had a trip to venice that seem to be outspent and empty. Gondoliers swinging their helm, meanwhile time is passes by. "Ketamin" is a film about sounds, beauteousness, Art and Life without wrong comforts and bluff on their imminence.

Vita Carsten Aschmann Filmmaker aka Hula-Offline (Department for Film, Video & Art) 1996 Meisterschüler Filmclass HBK-Braunschweig/Germany by Birgit Hein & Gerhard Büttenbender carsten aschmann lives and works in hannover. he is study experimental-film at the hbk-braunschweig in the filmclass by büttenbender and birgit hein. the last years he worked a lot as an editor and producer for documnetary projects by hula-offline for documentary project. at last with agnieszka jurek for "does that hurt you?" a mystery feature about & with david lynch. Mainly he is a filmmaker, and a screenwriter. his films are screening worldwide. Festivals worldwide among other things: Berlin Montreal Kelibia St.Petersburg Arnhem Breslau Krakau Edinburgh Glasgow Manchester Rotterdam Valencia Utrecht Lissabon Mexico-City Oberhausen Osnabrück HongKong Paris Bangalore Basel Madrid New York Kyoto New York

Catalogue : 2011GAS AVALON | Fiction expérimentale | hdv | couleur | 14:0 | Allemagne | 2011
Carsten aschmann
Fiction expérimentale | hdv | couleur | 14:0 | Allemagne | 2011

Penetrating an interactive surface, we encounter the world of Gas Avalon, where completely different rules apply. Bullets serve as forms of locomotion; artistic genres depict a landscape of placelessness. Man and art transcend to vapor in a power station. As atoms of a soul that has the gift of reason, we return to reality.

Carsten Aschmann lives and works in Hannover. He has studied experimental-film at the hbk-braunschweig in the filmclass by büttenbender and birgit hein. The last years he worked a lot as an editor and producer for documentary projects by hula-offline. Mainly he is a filmmaker, and a screenwriter. His films are screening worldwide.

Catalogue : 2017Updating Death | Film expérimental | 4k | couleur | 14:30 | Allemagne | 2017
Carsten aschmann
Updating Death
Film expérimental | 4k | couleur | 14:30 | Allemagne | 2017

The actors Ledger, Walker & Hoffman try to establish contact with each other. In a volatile state between mind and consistent figure, they navigate—at once helpless and aggressive—through the that can no longer be changed.the actors Ledger, Walker & Hoffman try to establish contact with each other. In a volatile state between mind and consistent figure, they navigate “at once helpless and aggressive” through the that can no longer be changed.

carsten aschmann lives and works in hannover. he has studied at the hbk-braunschweig in the filmclass by büttenbender and birgit hein. Mainly he is a filmmaker, and a screenwriter. more info

Catalogue : 2018Stardust | Doc. expérimental | hdv | couleur | 14:0 | Allemagne | 0 | 2018
Carsten aschmann
Doc. expérimental | hdv | couleur | 14:0 | Allemagne | 0 | 2018

In a few billion years, the sun goes down. Time enough to leave the inhospitable places of the earth. The flight ends with a crash in Paradise, which has been provide with a decay data by the manufacturer. The search of an angel produces a lot of stardust.

Daniel / Conny aschwanden / zenk, zenk conny
Catalogue : 2014LABADI RISING | Doc. expérimental | hdv | couleur | 3:33 | Autriche | Ghana | 2014
Daniel / Conny aschwanden / zenk , zenk conny
Doc. expérimental | hdv | couleur | 3:33 | Autriche | Ghana | 2014

Labadi Rising an urban sprawl, a gigantic, close-knit urban conglomerate along the westafrican coast from Abidjan to Lagos? The prediction of urbanist Mike Davis ( planet of slums) for 2050 could easily become reality long before. Labadi, located at the periphery of Accra where the city just merges with neigbouring portcity Tema is fitting exactly into this scheme. Thats where Daniel Aschwanden, Conny Zenk und Mat Hurtl meet the performancegroup GOLOCAL around visual artist Serge Attukwei Clottey, all of them inhabitants of Labadi. They demonstrate a new african self-consciousness through their way of trashy posing and improvise in public space along the beach. "The digital gaze belongs to all!" they seem to say, looking back through the displays of their gadgets, creating their own images. They stand for many young Africans facing the challenges of everyday life: poverty, violence , environmental pollution, rivalry, corruption and exploitation through global capital and own elites. The collage as a principle of life, seemingly omnipresent tool to appropriate symbolic and real territories serves as a matrix also for the videoshooting. The big themes are to be found in microspaces and depict themselves in surprizing transitions; locations, things, humans, actions, smells, realities, sounds, continuously measured, built-in, destroyed, rearranged and applied again, the construction of a future.

Daniel Aschwanden is experimenting with transdisciplinary methods in urban contexts departing from body related agendas applying a choreographic gaze to urban surroundings. His works articulate themselves in a wide range of formats reaching from interventions in public spaces to installations and performances in Gallery spaces and theatres and relating social with art agendas. Lecturer at the university of applied arts Vienna, since 2013 at the social design studio. Collaborations with media artist Conny Zenk since 2009. Urban seed, urban performative installation Vienna , PARCOURS I-IV 2010-13 urban performances Vienna, Path of money Beijing, Berlin,Vienna, system_m, Bastard crowding,urban media performance Accra, Beijing, Vienna, SUPERSUIT Vienna Conny Zenk is media artist with the focus on generative video art, installation and performance. she explores hybrid contexts between projection, digital gadgets, bodies and urban environments. Active as a live visual improviser she works chiefly with software that allows her to investigate digital processes and to translate them into videos of abstract landscapes. collaboration with Daniel Aschwanden since 2009. WEAVE (Installation), urban seed (Performance), scope (visual Live Performance), Art of Reading Maps (Urban Performance), Bastard crowding (Workshops and Performances)

Knut asdam
Catalogue : 2007Finally | Vidéo expérimentale | dv | couleur | 18:0 | Norvège | France | 2007
Knut asdam
Vidéo expérimentale | dv | couleur | 18:0 | Norvège | France | 2007

"Finally" traite d'histoire et de violence et explore les limites entre le film narratif et l'histoire. Le film a été filmé dans un contexte historique à Salzbourg en Autriche. Dans "Finally", les trois personnages principaux se battent violemment et répétitivement sans que de causes ne soient données dans la narration. Cette violence semble d'ailleurs être une réaction envers, ou bien une demande de, un lieu qui est aussi bien historique que contemporain. Le film fonctionne plus comme un jeu entre le placement architectural et spatial et le langage utilisé par les protagonistes, plutôt qu'une histoire linéaire.

Knut Åsdam vit et travaille entre New York, Paris et Berlin. Depuis 10 ans, ses oeuvres sont exposées, projetées et diffusées dans le monde entier. Il a notamment exposé à la Tate Britain, à la Biennale de Venise, au Museum of Contemporary Art, au Moderna Museet, au PS1 et au Musée d?Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. Des articles sur son oeuvre ont entre autres été publiés dans Artforum, Grey Room, Untitled Magazine.

Knut asdam
Catalogue : 2008Oblique | Film expérimental | 35mm | couleur | 13:0 | Norvège | 2008
Knut asdam
Film expérimental | 35mm | couleur | 13:0 | Norvège | 2008

Les environnements urbains et leurs sites hétérogènes sont les lieux des explorations de Knut Asdam, qui s?intéresse au design social, aux modèles de comportement et aux modes de subjectivité en mettant l?accent tout particulièrement sur les troubles de l'identité et les pathologies spatiales. Asdam perçoit la ville comme une machine à désir, sa géographie comme un système de désir et son architecture comme un générateur pour pratiques désirantes. « Oblique », dont la première a eu lieu à Manifesta 7, est un récit hybride cinématographique et architectural, qui révèle des espaces publics ou semi-publics à l?intérieur de la ville. L'artiste invite le spectateur à un voyage à travers une « ville » en mouvement, construite à partir de villes et de régions de divers paysages politiques, économiques, culturels et sociaux. Asdam parle de lieux intensément chargés au niveau psychologique : des banlieues nouvellement construites en périphérie, des chantiers de construction, des immeubles institutionnels, des bureaux, des lieux de transition, entre construction et effondrement, marqués par les processus presque contradictoires de progrès économique et de développement des bidonvilles. Cependant, en même temps, il construit un espace critique objectif sur l?urgence politique.

Knut Åsdam est né en 1968 à Trondheim (Norvège) et vit actuellement à Oslo (Norvège). Il est actif sur la scène internationale depuis plus de dix ans, avec ses expositions, ses publications et ses émissions. Il a largement exposé à la Tate (Grande-Bretagne), à la Biennale de Venise (Italie), à la Kunsthalle de Berne (Suisse), à la Biennale d'Istanbul (Turquie), au Museum of Contemporary Art, au Moderna Museet, au PS1, et au Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (France), entre autres. Des articles de fond sur son ?uvre ont été publiés dans la revue « Artforum », « Gray Room », « Le Monde Diplomatique », « Untitled Magazine », notamment. D?une manière très visuelle et spatiale, Åsdam se sert du son, du film, de la vidéo, de la photographie et de l?architecture pour travailler avec la politique de l'espace et les limites de la subjectivité. Souvent, ces préoccupations sont liées au thème du désaccord, ainsi qu?à l'analyse de l'espace en termes de désir, d'usage et d?histoire. Il existe quatre catégories essentielles dans l??uvre d?Åsdam : le « Discours », la « Vie », la « Sexualité » et la « Lutte ».

Catalogue : 2010Abyss | Fiction expérimentale | 35mm | couleur | 43:0 | Norvège | Myanmar | 2010
Knut asdam
Fiction expérimentale | 35mm | couleur | 43:0 | Norvège | Myanmar | 2010

Abyss portrays an urban reality characterised by migration and change ? the movement of people, the movement of money and power, and the drift of the imagination. Filmed in East London, including the 2012 Olympic construction site the film is set within spaces of the modern city ? markets, gyms, parking lots, parks, squares, streets and stores. The main character, O, negotiates her material world but the city?s economical, political and social demands appear to have been absorbed into her movements, speech and psychology. The film drifts between a material world and its psychological effects.

Knut Åsdam was born in Trondheim (1968). He currently lives and works in Oslo. Åsdam established his international work as an artist through the New York context where he lived from 94-04 and attended the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, NYC (94-95). Previously he studied at the Jan van Eyck Akademie (92-94), Goldsmiths College, London (89-92) and Wimbledon School of Art, London (88-89) after preparatory studies in Psychology, Philosophy and Linguistics at the University of Oslo and Maui Community College, University of Hawaii (86-89). Though expressed in very diverse forms, the main interest of Åsdam?s work remains a consistent concern for the manner in which each individual constructs and negotiates his or her identity in relation to the change and organizations of contemporary society. This sensitivity to the instability of the self often expands on the merits of queer theory and feminism, as well as psychology of language and (lacanian) psychoanalysis. His investigation of the relationship between language, the body and the usage and perception of public urban spaces, includes a look at structures of political power and authority, and has taken the diverse form of audio, film, video, photography and installation. The themes in Åsdam?s work can be seen through four categories; ?Speech?, ?Living?, ?Sexualities? and ?Struggle?. These concerns are often related to themes of deviation or crisis and to analysis of space in terms of desire, usage and history. The idiosyncracy of Åsdam?s approach to the cinematic field is created by transposing the resources of the discussions of place and subjectivity and the keen attention to the politics of language from the Fine Arts context into film. Åsdam has been active with exhibitions, publications and broadcast internationally for the last 15 years at i.e. Tate Britain and Tate Modern, London; Venice Biennial; Künsthalle Bern; Istanbul Biennial; Bergen Kunsthall; MACRO, Rome; The Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo; Manifesta7; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; P.S.1 MOMA, NYC; FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon and Musee d?Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, among others.

Catalogue : 2010Tripoli | Fiction expérimentale | 0 | couleur | 24:0 | Norvège | 2010
Knut asdam
Fiction expérimentale | 0 | couleur | 24:0 | Norvège | 2010

A Tripoli, ville du nord du Liban, se trouve ce qui reste de l?un des projets architecturaux les plus distinctifs au monde : un centre international d?exposition, conçu par l?architecte brésilien Oscar Niemeyer en 1966, et laissé à l?abandon depuis le déclenchement de la guerre civile en 1975. Dans une forme qui oscille entre le documentaire d?architecture et une représentation théâtrale incohérente, le film décrit tout à la fois le lieu et, comme un sous entendu, l?histoire violente qui a laissé ce site dans un état d?inachèvement et de délabrement. Les vestiges modernistes apparaissent déboîtés, et fonctionnent comme un monument à une époque optimiste au Moyen Orient, qui semble maintenant bien distante.

Knust Åsdam est né à Trodheim en 1968. Il vit et travaille actuellement à Oslo. Knut Åsdam s?est imposé comme artiste international à New York, où il a vécu de 1994 à 2004. Il a suivi dans cette ville le Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, NYC (94-95). Auparavant, il a étudié aux Pays-Bas, à la Jan van Eyck Akademie (92-94), au Goldsmiths College de Londres (89-92) et à la Wimbledon School of Art, Londres (88-89). Il a par ailleurs étudié la psychologie, la philosophie et la linguistique à l?université d?Oslo et au Maui Community College de l?université de Hawaii (86-89). Exprimée sous de multiples formes dans son travail, l?attention de Knut Åsdam est constamment tendue par la manière dont chaque individu construit et négocie son identité, en relation avec l?organisation et les modifications de la société contemporaine. Cette sensibilité à l?instabilité du soi est nourrie des valeurs portées par les théories queer et féministes, aussi bien que de la psychologie du langage et la psychanalyse lacanienne. La recherche de l?artiste sur les relations qu?entretiennent le langage, le corps, la perception des espaces publics urbains et l?usage qui en est fait, inclut un examen des structures du pouvoir et de l?autorité, et prend des formes diverses : audio, film, vidéo, photographie et installation. Les thèmes du travail de Knut Åsdam peuvent être vus au travers de quatre catégories : le discours, la vie, les sexualités et la lutte. Ces préoccupations sont souvent reliées aux thèmes de la déviance, de la crise, et à l?analyse de l?espace, en termes de désir, d?usages et d?histoire. Le caractère idiosyncratique de l?approche de Knut Åsdam du champ du cinéma est créé par la transposition des ressources de l?analyse des lieux et de la subjectivité, par une attention soutenue au caractère politique du langage, le déplaçant du contexte des beaux arts vers le champ du film. Ces dernières années, le travail de Knut Åsdam a été exposé, publié, et diffusé, notamment à la Tate Britain et à la Tate Modern, Londres; à la Biennale de Venise; à la Künsthalle de Berne; à la biennale d?Istanbul; au Kunsthall de Bergen; au MACRO, Rome; à l?Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo; à la Manifesta7; au Moderna Museet, Stockholm; au P.S.1 MOMA, NYC; au FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon et au Musée d?Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.

Catalogue : 2014EGRESS | Fiction expérimentale | hdv | couleur | 41:0 | Norvège | 2013
Knut asdam
Fiction expérimentale | hdv | couleur | 41:0 | Norvège | 2013

Egress is a narrative set in a gas station in the edgelands of Oslo. The main characters work at the bottom of the oil company hierarchy and are engulfed in the everyday and the dark economic and psychological shadows of their society. Egress is the story of a young woman who deals with her every day work situation with independence and stubbornness in her work and life in the periphery of the city. The film shows relationships between control and independence, about labour, class and work, but it is also a poetic film about a socially insecure edgeland of the city—and about a psychological flipside or cost of the everyday, somewhere near the bottom of the huge economic ladder of the oil industry which secures Norway's stability. Egress' world is a world of social instability and economic insecurity as part of a society undergoing major changes. Egress is shot entirely on "location" in Oslo's Groruddalen, mainly between an apartment complex and a gas station. The film is an experimental fiction built up from documentary material which mixes the environment- and character-based to talk about contemporary society.

Knut Åsdam (1968) is a filmmaker, installation artist and photographer. Åsdam established his international work through the art scene in New York after finishing studies at Wimbledon School of Art (London, 88-89), Goldsmiths College (London, 89-92), Jan van Eyck Akademie (Maastricht, 92-94) and at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program (NYC 94-95). Expressed in diverse forms, the main interest of Åsdam’s work remains a concern for contemporary society and its psychological and material effects, and the toll of every day life; e.g. how individuals constructs and negotiates his or her identity in reaction to the rules and organizations of contemporary society. Åsdam investigates the usage and perception of public urban spaces, including their structures of political power and authority. The themes in Åsdam’s work can be thought of relating to four essential categories; ‘Speech’, ‘Living’, ‘Sexualities’ and ‘Struggle’. These concerns often relate to themes of dissidence and to analysis of space in terms of desire, usage and history. The idiosyncrasy of Åsdam’s approach to the cinematic field is created by transposing the resources of spatial and place-oriented discourses from the Fine Arts context into film. Furthermore, he uses a plotless narrative and an oscillation between documentary and fictional narrative elements in the films. Åsdam´s work has been shown widely at i.e. Tate Modern; Bergen Kunsthall; Tate Britain; Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam; Venice Biennial; Kunsthalle Bern; Istanbul Biennial; FRAC Bourgogne; MACRO, Rome; Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo; Manifesta7; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; P.S.1 MOMA, NYC: and Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, among others.

Mario asef
Catalogue : 2007revolution after revolution | Doc. expérimental | dv | couleur | 14:0 | Argentine | Roumanie | 2006
Mario asef
revolution after revolution
Doc. expérimental | dv | couleur | 14:0 | Argentine | Roumanie | 2006

Le court-métrage "Revolution after Revolution" a été tourné dans trois villes roumaines (Sibiu, Pitesti, Bucarest). Il montre comment les stratégies des médias sont assimilées et intégrées dans la société et font ainsi partie de la vie de tous les jours. L'architecture moderne des années 1960 est le scénario dans lequel les habitants agissent en tant qu'acteurs. Les idéologies d'une célébration utopique donnent un contenu aux formes, qui représentent la vie moderne et sont l'allégorie de la "révolution".

Mario Asef est né en 1971 à Córdoba, en Argentine. Il vit à Berlin. Parcours éducatif: en 1991, il est apprenti en conception d'arts graphiques à Córdoba, en Argentine. 1990-1995: Université d'Architecture et de Développement urbain à Córdoba, en Argentine. 1998-2000: Académie des Arts Visuels, Karlsruhe, Allemagne. 2003: Chelsea College of Art and Design, à Londres. 2000-2004: Université d'Art à Berlin, Master of Art.

Leo asemota
Catalogue : 2013Count Off for Eo ipso: Replay Only Memory | Performance multimédia | hdv | couleur | 23:0 | Nigeria | Royaume-Uni | 2012
Leo asemota
Count Off for Eo ipso: Replay Only Memory
Performance multimédia | hdv | couleur | 23:0 | Nigeria | Royaume-Uni | 2012

Carles asensio monrabÀ
Catalogue : 2009CINEMA MUNDIAL 1957-2007 | Doc. expérimental | dv | couleur et n&b | 21:0 | Espagne | 2008
Carles asensio monrabÀ
Doc. expérimental | dv | couleur et n&b | 21:0 | Espagne | 2008

Grandeur et décadence d?un petit commerce de cinéma. Cinema Mundial 1957-2007 is a 21-minute short film that reflects the life of the celluloid via a digital camera and reveals the real essence of cinema. Cinema Mundial 1957-2007 shows the magnanimity and decadence of a small commercial movie theater in Sant Celoni, a village located in the province of Barcelona. In the projection room, Félix, the projectionist, and Juan, his assistant, carry out their work using traditional methods. They keep on working even though they know that it might be their last showing due to the warnings on the imminent closing of the movie theater. Some months later, we can still appreciate the demolition of this movie theater and its marks recall a history and a memory of cinema.

Carles Asensio Monrabà, was born on September 30th 1979 in Sant Celoni, a village in the province of Barcelona His studies and audiovisual works were carried out between Barcelona and Madrid. In Barcelona, he studied Direction in the Centre d?Estudis Cinematogràfics de Catalunya (CECC); after that, he got a grant by the Escuela de Cinematografía y Audiovisuales (ECAM) to study in Madrid. Among his fiction short films stands out Revival (finalist in the Fifth Edition of Notodofilmfest), Kiss me, fool or For Ever Lola (a false documentary that pays tribute to Basilio Martín Patino.) Other audiovisual works fall within the category of experimental documentaries, such as the short film Cinema Mundial 1957-2007 or 01 one, a feature film project inspired in Abbas Kiarostami´s film-making experience with his film Five. His artistic interests led him to study at the Col·legi de Teatre in Barcelona; in connection with theater, he establishes the group called Irma Vep in 2007, together with the actress Clara Macías Carcedo, who also takes an active part in his audiovisual works. In 2008 he takes the Documentary Master?s Program at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York city has just acquired Cinema Mundial 1957-2007 for its Permanent Collection. This short film was selected by New Directors/New, organized by MoMA and the Film Society of Lincoln Center to be screened in the last edition which took place in April 2008. As a result of his participation in this Film Festival, the Museum showed its interest in acquiring a copy of his work for its Permanent Collection, where we can find some of the most representative works from the world history of film. MoMA was the first museum that acquired films as works of art for debating and broadcasting purposes. In its collection we can find films by Charles Chaplin, Eisenstein, F.W. Murnau, John Ford, Carl T. Dreyer, Fritz Lang, Orson Welles, Roberto Rossellini, Federico Fellini, Yasujiro Ozu, Jean-Luc Godard, Andy Warhol, Stanley Kubrick, Francis F. Coppolla, Lars von Trier, Jia ZhangKe, David Lynch or Jim Jarmusch. Up until now, the only Spanish film-makers included in this collection were Luis Buñuel: El perro andaluz, La Edad de Oro, Los Olvidados, Belle de jour and El discreto encanto de la burguesía and Pere Portabella: Vampir cuadecuc and El silencio antes de Bach. In March 2009, his short movie was selected to be screened at the International Film Festival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) as part of the Cinema Cycle DGeneraciones II. Presently, Carles Asensio is writing a script for a fiction feature film and is working in the creation of video art works based on 20th Century Painters such as Francis Bacon and screen-art.

Oreet ashery
Catalogue : 2006Journey Palestine Israel | Doc. expérimental | dv | couleur | 25:0 | Royaume-Uni | Israel | 2006
Oreet ashery
Journey Palestine Israel
Doc. expérimental | dv | couleur | 25:0 | Royaume-Uni | Israel | 2006

Cette vidéo est le journal d´un voyage réalisé en Israel et en Palestine en 2005. Au centre du récit, une femme de ménage arabe filmée alors qu'elle travaille dans l´appartement des parents de l'auteur à Jérusalem, puis lorsqu'elle traverse le point de contrôle de Qalandia, et rencontre un ami À Ramallah, et aussi lorsqu'elle marche avec le père de l'auteur dans le vieux Jérusalem puis visite Peqiin, seul village indigène où druzes, musulmans, chrétiens et juifs vivent ensemble paisiblement. Cette vidéo est un carnet de voyage personnel dont le but est d´explorer certains des enjeux complexes générés par le conflit dans la région, et, en particulier,d'explorer ce qui rapproche monde juif et arabe plutôt que ce qui les sépare.

Ashery est un artiste interdisciplinaire qui travaille avec les performances et l´art live, la vidéo et autres media numériques. L´oeuvre d´Ashery explore les relations entre la politique personnelle et les réalités sociales et politiques. Le travail d´Ashery s´est récemment concentré sur la notion de Non/Retour ("Non/Returning"), d´un point de vue politique, intérieur et psychologique. Son oeuvre est largement diffusée internationalement, dans des musées, galeries, cinémas, des sites spécifiques et des festivals. Elle fait l´objet d´articles dans des magazines d´art aussi bien que des écrits académiques.

Catalogue : 2007Back in 5 minutes | Art vidéo | dv | couleur | 8:7 | Royaume-Uni | 2007
Oreet ashery
Back in 5 minutes
Art vidéo | dv | couleur | 8:7 | Royaume-Uni | 2007

?Back in Five Minutes? est un bref thriller du monde de l?art qui se contient lui-même et ne comporte pas de solution. Un curator visite un studio et le trouve absolument vide. Les seuls éléments rappelant l?existence des artistes sont leurs téléphones portables et une note indiquant qu?ils sont partis chercher du lait et des biscuits, et reviennent immédiatement. Le curator commence alors à explorer la pièce de manière invasive, et découvre finalement un sac contenant du lait et des biscuits fraîchement achetés. Un peu plus tard, lors d?une conversation sur l?oreiller, le curator se demande si sa visite du studio n?était pas une mise en scène orchestrée par l?artiste, qui aurait ainsi essayé de l?inclure dans son travail. Néanmoins, sa partenaire suggère qu?il est peut-être réellement arrivé quelque chose à l?artiste, et qu?il serait bon de contacter la galerie. "Back in Five Minutes" explore le fossé potentiellement dangereux existant entre l?art et la vie, les sentiments privés et les soupçons professionnels, l?art fondé sur des objets et celui fondé sur des corps (performances), enfin sur les dynamiques du pouvoir dans le monde de l?art.

Oreet Ashery est une artiste pluridisciplinaire qui vit à Londres. Elle s?intéresse à l?art vivant, à la vidéo, au graphisme 2-D. Elle emploie également les objets, le texte et l?internet comme supports de son ?uvre. Son art vivant tend à prendre la forme d?un événement pluridisciplinaire in situ, prenant les gens du public comme participants. Ce travail se penche sur les politiques ayant trait aux questions personnelles, et leurs relations complexes avec les réalités sociales. Ashery s?intéresse à la rencontre de la vie et de l?art, des domaines de l'intime et du professionnel. Les ?uvres d?Ashery ont été présentées dans le monde entier et notamment : à la Tate Modern, London ; au OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz (Autriche) ; au Schwules Museum Berlin ; au Freud Museum, London ; à la galerie Foxy Production, New York ; à la galerie Arnolfini, Bristol ; à la Biennale de Liverpool ; à la galerie Kapelica, Ljubljana (Slovénie) ; au Musée d?Herzliya, Israël ; au FABO, Toronto ; au Brooklyn Museum, New York ; au Manchester Look 07 Image festival ; à la Galeria de Arte Mexicano (Mexcio City) ; à la galerie NGBK, Berlin et au Centre of Attention, Londres. Son travail a suscité de nombreuses rétrospectives, comptes-rendus et réflexions dans des livres et des magazines culturels, artistiques et académiques.

Jonathan ashworth
Catalogue : 2005Up twice | Art vidéo | dv | couleur | 3:30 | Royaume-Uni | 2005
Jonathan ashworth
Up twice
Art vidéo | dv | couleur | 3:30 | Royaume-Uni | 2005

Ascendant le côté inférieur de six histoires en cascade, ?UP TWICE? est un travail typique de Jonathan Ashworth. Il demande aux spectateurs de réévaluer leur perception de l?espace. Il crée ainsi des espaces où les gens se promènent sur des toits l?après midi, entrent dans les bâtiments par les fenêtres. Les détails architecturaux mis à contribution de manière inattendue, vont mettre votre monde à l'envers.

Jonathan Ashworth a étudié au Royal College of Art de Londres de 2004 à 2006. Il a été précédament diplômé d?un BA du Edinburg College of Art en 2003. Ses ?uvres furent présentées en Angleterre dans un premier temps puis dans toute l?Europe. Il faisait partie de la sélection d?artistes des Relations internationales Paris/Berlin en 2005.

Caner aslan
Catalogue : 2006I am going to do what i am supposed to do | Vidéo expérimentale | dv | couleur | 2:55 | Turquie | Pays-Bas | 2006
Caner aslan
I am going to do what i am supposed to do
Vidéo expérimentale | dv | couleur | 2:55 | Turquie | Pays-Bas | 2006

Un homme grimpe à des échelles pour livrer une roue de bicyclette à un autre étage. Il grimpe, grimpe et grimpe. On le voit grimper à ces échelles de manière répétée comme en boucle, et avec une forte détermination. Finalement il se fatigue et s´accorde une pause sur les échelles. Et là tout va commencer à s´écrouler, il le sait. Les roues commencent à tomber et il saute pour les rattraper. La chute des roues possède aussi un rythme et un système. On peut ressentir l´absurdité d´un système ou d´un pouvoir qui arrive à organiser sa propre chute. Dans un monde dans lequel on est censé faire quelque chose, quelle est l´utilité de faire quelque chose? La réponse se trouve peut-être dans le mythe de Sisyphe. C´est dans un comportement absurde de fidélité supérieure et de travail déséspéré dans lequel on peut trouver de l´espoir.

Né à Malatya en 1981, il a étudié le design graphique à l´Université de Marama, et l'École des Beaux Arts d´Istanboul. Il étudie désormais à "De Ateliers", un programme de résidence pour artistes à Amsterdam.