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IN YOUR FACE, CRASS AND VULGAR

This is the title of a talk at Art Athina on Sunday May 18, 2014. The talk is chaired by Artemis Potamianou, Director of Platform Project @ Art Athina, and will focus on the aesthetic representation of anger as an ‘uncouth,’ disruptive and rebellious act that infringes and impinges upon the codified rules of good behavior and civilized life.

IN YOUR FACE, CRASS AND VULGAR: THE SCREAM OF CONTEMPORARY […]

IN YOUR FACE

In Your Face is a new exhibition to be installed at Art Athina as part of a project in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Cuts upon invitation by Artemis Potamianou, Director of Platform Project @ Art Athina.

In Your Face is made of a series of artworks and screams that play once every hour. The screams are bought from people who have been hit the hardest by the […]

CAR PARK

Car Park is a new artwork by Lanfranco Aceti curated by Helen Sloan as part of the exhibition Internet of Cars at the Hansard Gallery. The artwork is inspired by notions of hard labor and economic exploitation which will provide the conceptual underpinning for a public performance in Southampton from June 7 to June 12, 2014.

ARTISTIC FEARS

Artistic Fears in the Age of Religious Fundamentalism is one of a series of artworks that deal with censorship, oppression and increased social controls on basic freedom of speech and fundamental liberties. The XXIst century, at least in this artist’s perspective, was supposed to usher a new era of increased personal freedoms, scientific and social advancements and prosperity.

A realization of tempered forms of utopia – not fanatic utopias […]

IT SOUNDS LIKE ART

The new exhibition by Kasa Gallery, It Sounds Like Art, is a collection of sound artworks that explore a variety of environmental, social, aesthetic and conceptual approaches to art.

The artworks by John Drever, the duo Jane Grant and John Matthias, Music for Installations (MFI) and Nigel Helyer will provide an insight into sound art practices.

The exhibition at Kasa Gallery in Istanbul precedes the Sound Art Curating conference in London […]

HISTORIES, THEORIES AND PRACTICES OF SOUND ART

Histories, Theories and Practices of Sound Art
May 15 – 16 – 17, 2014
Venues: Goldsmiths, University of London, May 15 and 16, 2014; The Courtauld Institute of Art May 17, 2014.
Conference website at: http://ocradst.org/soundartcurating/
Traditionally, the curator has been affiliated to the modern museum as the persona who manages an archive, and arranges and communicates knowledge to an audience, according to fields of expertise (art, archaeology, cultural or natural history […]

THE LONG HISTORY OF MOVING IMAGES BECOMING ALIVE

This was my keynote for the conference Real Time Visuals organized by Steve Gibson. It was a great event over two full days, filled with activities, lectures, performances, music and, of course, live visuals. Great people from all areas that converged for a two days series of exchanges and future projects.

My keynote was a comparative analysis between historical ‘transdisciplinary’ architectonical practices and contemporary live visuals.

THE LONG HISTORY […]

ECONOMICAL AESTHETICS

I was at the Kunst Hal Aarhus where I had the pleasure of attending the opening of Systemics #3, curated by Joasia Krysia the director of Kunst Hal Aarhus, and participated with a talk that focused on art, money and the aesthetic representation of illusory and utopian worlds. The exhibition was great and I had an interesting evening talking with the artists Song Dong, Fran Gallardo, Mogens Jakobsen, Jakob […]

FAR AND WIDE

This catalog is a project I have worked on with Omar Kholeif and with the support of FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology). It follows the first major retrospective on Nam June Paik in the UK with an exhibition and conference organized by Tate Liverpool and FACT. The exhibition Nam June Paik, December 17, 2010 to March 13, 2011, was curated by Sook-Kyung Lee and Susanne Rennert.

I […]

MAKING VISIBLE THE INVISIBLE

Making Visible the Invisible: Media, Art, Democracy and Protest is the title of a panel at Kasa Gallery, Friday November 15, 2013, at 5pm that precedes the opening of the exhibition I Occupy. The panel and the exhibition are inspired by “Why I Occupy,” a text by Nicholas Mirzoeff – Professor at NYU -, and analyze the inheritance of the Occupy Wall Street movement and the contemporary relationship between community, […]