Thursday, September 17, 2015 0
This week we've been working at the fabulous HUMlab in Umeå, Sweden developing a new art work called A temporary index.
A temporary index is a system of decorative counters that mark significant sites of nuclear waste on our planet. These are all sites that require provisions that must last from a few decades to hundreds of thousands of years and our system will attempt to count these time periods for each identified site creating a map of human influence concerning deep time.
A prototype was exhibited in Sapporo, Japan last year at Oyoyo project space, but we have been constructing a database here at HUMlab that will allow us to map a host of repositories, accident sites and entombed research reactors from all over the world. A version of this work will be part of a touring exhibition next year curated by Ele Carpenter initially for the Bildmuseet also in Umeå.
More about: HUMlab; http://www.humlab.umu.se/sv | Bildmuseet; http://www.bildmuseet.umu.se/en | Nuclear culture project; http://nuclear.artscatalyst.org | Oyoyo Art Centre; http://www.oyoyo16.com
Thursday, September 10, 2015 0
We are showing our documentary artwork A short film about war in the group exhibition Art In The Age Of…Asymmetrical Warfare, which opens in Rotterdam TODAY at Witte de Whit Gallery (11 September 2015 – 3 January 2016, Opening and Artist Talks: 10 September 2015, 4 pm). So please do go if you're around and about.
With: Abbas Akhavan, Sven Augustijnen, James Bridle, Broomberg & Chanarin, Crass, Claire Evans, John Gerrard, Terence Gower, Isao Hashimoto, Glenn Kaino, Navine G. Khan-Dossos, Trevor Paglen with Jacob Appelbaum, Mohammad Salemy, Susan Schuppli & Tom Tlalim, Nida Sinnokrot, Thomson & Craighead, and José Antonio Vega Macotela.
A short film about war is the second part of our Flat Earth Trilogy
More info here: http://www.wdw.nl/event/art-in-the-age-of-asymmetrical-warfare/
Thursday, August 20, 2015 0
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 0
So our artwork Here was erected on the Thames towpath by the meridian over the weekend and is now part of London's new sculpture trail called The Line. Other artists along the way are:
Richard Wilson, Gary Hume, Antony Gormley, Sterling Ruby, Martin Creed, Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, James Balmforth, Damien Hirst, Abigail Fallis, Piotr Uklanski, Thomas J Price, Bill Viola
It's a fun walk on a sunny day starting at North Greenwich and taking you up into the Lea valley so go take a look when you can!
More information at http://the-line.org
Friday, May 22, 2015 0
Our documentary artwork a short film about War is part of this group exhibition opening tonight at Galerie Taxispalais in Innsbruck, Austria. Here's some more information on the exhibition:
WORLDS IN CONTRADICTION | AREAS OF GLOBALISATION
23. May – 2. August 2015
with Michael Blum, Christian von Borries, Bureau d’études, Cristina Garrido, Andreas Gursky, Kasmalieva & Djumaliev, Rosmarie Lukasser, Eva and Franco Mattes, Nyaba Léon Ouedraogo, Oliver Ressler, Allan Sekula and Noël Burch, Gabriele Sturm, Thomson & Craighead, Gruppo Tökmag, Wang Qingsong, Yin Xiuzhen
Global interconnectedness due to the growing movements of travel and migration, and to increasingly complex flows of goods and data, raw materials and capital has made often ambivalent changes to the reality of life in various regions of the world. The developing processes of globalisation are leading to ever new questions, experiences, images and formal languages of globality, which are manifest in the personal and social reality of life. The international group exhibition Worlds in Contradiction – Zones of Globalisation presents works by 16 artists from Europe, Asia, America and Africa who investigate global and local contexts within diverse thematic fields. In research-based and documentary, but also narrative, poetic and thought-provoking works they reflect on aspects of mobility, the ambivalent links between production, transport and consumerism, the essence of global information and knowledge networks, or the effects of the global economy on work and our environment.
Friday, April 24, 2015 0
We're showing selected videos from our series More Songs of Innocence and of Experience as part of this exhibition opening in Paris tonight. The show continues until 10th May 2015 and is curated by Antoine Scalese and Matylda Taszycka. Do go take a look if you're nearby.
Find out more about the exhibition here:
Find out more about More Songs of Innocence and of Experience here:
Friday, January 23, 2015 0
Our Flipped Clock is showing as part of the 24/7 exhibition -part of this year's International Film Festival Rotterdam. You will find it for the duration of the festival in the lobby of the Hilton Hotel at Weena 10, 3012 CM Rotterdam, Netherlands.
More information on 24/7 and links through to the rest of the festival: https://www.iffr.com/professionals/themes/signals-24-7-2015/