Aviador-Sibilla, 2008

Victoria Civera es artista invitada de la edición especial de la feria de arte Estampa, que se celebrará del 8 al 11 de abril en el Pabellón 6 de Ifema Madrid.

 

Con una amplia trayectoria internacional, el trabajo de Civera se centra en la construcción de objetos e instalaciones, convirtiéndose en una de las primeras artistas españolas que se aleja de la noción de estilo.

 

Para esta ocasión, la artista instalará en un espacio de la feria la obra ‘Aviador Sibila’, una escultura de gran formato.

 

 

 

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Memòria de la defensa

Memòria de la defensa: arquitectures físiques i mentals.

 

Es Baluard Museu, Mallorca, Espai C

26.03 – 26.09.2021

 

Exposició col.lectiva comissariada per Imma Prieto i Pilar Rubí.

 

Artistes: Lida Abdul, Marwa Arsanios, Roy Dib, Mounir Fatmi, Jorge García, Juan Genovés, Leo Gestel, Patricia Gómez & Mª Jesús González, Petrit Halilaj, Peter Halley, Mestre de la conquesta de Mallorca, Antoni Muntadas, Daniela Ortiz, Tommaso Realfonso, Wolf Vostell, Kemang Wa Lehuler

 

 

 

Fa uns quatre segles es va aixecar a Mallorca la fortalesa sobre la qual avui s’assenten els fonaments d’Es Baluard Museu. El projecte el va dur a terme l’enginyer renaixentista Giovan Giacomo Paleari Fratino, qui també va idear múltiples fortificacions situades a la Mediterrània i al cor de Europa. El fet de pensar en murades situades en aquests enclavaments ens introdueix, paradoxalment, en una línia de temps que sabem quan comença i que, lamentablement, encara segueix el seu curs. Ens interessa donar visibilitat a la contradicció i la paradoxa que caracteritza la història. D’alguna manera, presentam un recorregut que ens apropa tant a Frantz Fanon, reconeixent-nos hereus d’accions colonialistes i d’ocupació, com a les relacions i denúncies que Foucault va apuntar a Vigilar i Castigar. Quina relació hi ha entre un baluard, una presó i una escola? Volem escoltar, com diria Gayatri Spivak, les veus que hi ha a l’altre costat de el mur.

 

L’objectiu d’aquesta exposició és obrir una reflexió des de la nostra contemporaneïtat al voltant de la necessitat d’introduir elements arquitectònics, físics i mentals, per tal de justificar accions polítiques que augurin protecció. Seguint aquest plantejament, acostam les preguntes a l’objecte que trenca la nostra seguretat: de què o de qui ens protegim?

 

 

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Liverpool Biennial 2021

Liverpool Biennial 2021

The Stomach and the Port

20 March – 6 June

 

 

Biennial is the UK’s largest festival of contemporary visual art. Taking over unexpected and public spaces, historic sites and art galleries, the Biennial has been transforming the city through art for over two decades. The 11th edition, The Stomach and the Port, explores notions of the body and ways of connecting with the world. 50 international artists and two collectives are taking part in this year’s Biennial. A dynamic programme of free exhibitions, performances, screenings and fringe events unfolds over the 12 weeks, shining a light on the city’s vibrant cultural scene. Liverpool Biennial: The Stomach and the Port is curated by Manuela Moscoso.

 

Teresa Solar presents a newly commissioned outdoor installation, titled Osteoclast (I do not know how I came to be on board this ship, this navel of my ark), at Exchange Flags. Composed of five kayaks, each sculptural piece reflects on the shape of a bone in the human anatomy. The sculptures anchor on the history of Liverpool as one of the most active ports in facilitating transatlantic trade in Europe. Solar’s work draws a parallel between bones – as hollowed structures, full of cavities, carriers of tissues, veins and cell communities – and vessels, vehicles of migration, transmitters of bodies and knowledge. In contrast to the enormous ships that were, and still are, built and docked in Merseyside, Solar’s kayaks, turned into a disarticulated skeleton, set the human body at sea level and evoke the sometimes-forgotten fragility of the human body over the sea. At the same time, they also celebrate our capacity for transition and transformation.   

 

Commissioned by Liverpool Biennial and Liverpool BID Company with support from Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) and the Henry Moore Foundation.

 

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ARCO E-xhibitions

ARCO E-xhibitions. 

 

 

THE YEAR SLIPS ON THE CALENDAR

 

 

ERICK BELTRÁN, CABELLO/CARCELLER, VICTORIA CIVERA, CARLES CONGOST, LUIS GORDILLO, ENRIQUE MARTÍNEZ CELAYA, MUNTADAS, JAVIER PEÑAFIEL, PEREJAUME, JULIÃO SARMENTO, TERESA SOLAR, JUAN USLÉ

 

Tras un año 2020 en el que creímos posible una transformación radical de nuestras vidas, debido a un evento mundial e imprevisible como fue la pandemia, este 2021 sentimos que todo vuelve a empezar y, pese a todo lo que aprendimos, en el fondo, deseamos volver a lo anterior.

 

En la primavera del año pasado, nos atrevimos a pedirles a los y las artistas de la galería que participasen en una exposición que pudimos presentar en verano, con trabajos realizados durante el confinamiento. La realización de estas obras supuso, en algunos casos, una vía de escape, en otros, una herramienta para continuar trabajando pese a las dificultades y, a la vez, permitieron al público introducirse en la intimidad de los estudios y de las cabezas de sus creadores.

 

El resultado de la petición fue una serie de obras muy diversas, algunas de las cuales ahora volvemos a presentar para poder contemplarlas con una nueva mirada, que nos permite entender el pasado y proyectarnos hacia el futuro.

 

 

Descubre nuestro stand en 2D y en 3D

Lola Lasurt, Javier Peñafiel

Opening 15/5/2021 from 11am to 2pm

 

17/06, 18h30: Visit with the artists. + info

 

From the 15 of May, we shall exhibit the first collaborative exhibition by the artists Lola Lasurt and Javier Peñafiel, titled Desde hace tiempo que nuestras comunicaciones no vienen de un lugar reconocible [It has been a long time since our communications have not come from a recognizable place].

 

 

‘One in one, a transmission line.

 

For a long time, Lola and Javier have been working, imagining, drawing, describing, and reporting choreographies.

 

The fear of being contagious produced a reduction in contact, this fear both reduces and paralyzes at the same time.

 

To imagine co-immunities is a cry for help.

 

This is the point of the exhibition, the moment before the transmission. When the gaps in memory seem less passive, memory shakes them up. The memory of any place does not need the quantum to unfold.

 

We present a phrase/frieze, constructed from various completed works that is not a synthesis but an unfolding.

 

We are not simply one whole.

 

For a period of time Lola choreographed performances under water. Synchronized Swimming. The water has always been a place of choreography for both artists. Javier, personally affected by bone problems, is a disciplined swimmer of aquatic Chi Kung.

 

The conversation between Lola and Javier focuses on repeated figurers, unique ideas, personal dances, theater signs and the insubordination of the contexts.

 

Javier uses a phrase from a long time ago, for the things that are happening in the world, the removal of patrimony, changes, movements, the future. He refers to this step as Desactivo Domicilios (deactivated domiciles), the moment before the explosion, the prevention of the catastrophe, the unwritten chapter.

 

A phrase/ frieze of serial works by Lola and Javier extends over the gallery in form of a choreographed line.

 

Various works and videos accumulate in the main hall, ready for departure, unsure of when and at what speed, nor their exit strategy or shipping protocols.

 

Objects are most enigmatic when they are circulating.

 

‘I still remember when a change of residence meant the transfer of a (telephone) line, and it has been a long time since our communications have not come from a recognizable place.’

 

Ultimately, all transitive.’

 

Lola Lasurt and Javier Peñafiel

 

 

 

 

Lola Lasurt (Barcelona, 1983) lives and works in Barcelona. The gallery has collaborated with her since her individual exhibition Exercici de Ritme which took place in 2014.

 

Graduating in 2005 from Universitat de Barcelona, she completed two Masters in Artistic Productions and Investigation (2009-2010). Lola also trained between 2016 and 2019 at Royal College of Art (RCA). She showed her work at the Biennal d’Art de Valls (2009); Note Book KKKB, Barcelona (2010); Bienal de intervenciones site-specific. Alcontar, Almeria (2011); Auberge Espagnole, Anneessens Palace, Brussels (2013); Red Dawn, HISK, Ghent (2014); Young Belgian Art Prize, Brussels (2015); Foot Foraine, La Villete, Paris (2016); Daybreak, Royal College of Art, London (2017) or Generación 2018, La Casa Encendida, Madrid.

 

Amongst her latest exhibitions stands out Doble Autorització, Espai13, Fundació Miró, Barcelona (2014); Flag Dancing Moves, ornothing, Brussels (2015); Donació, Biblioteca Pública Arús, Barcelona (2016); Emissió Periòdica Definitiva, santcorneliarts(2), Cardedeu (2017) and Joc d’infants, La Capella, Barcelona. Currently her project Cardiograma is being shown at IVAM in Valencia.

 

Lola received an Exchange grant of Hangar and Greatmore Art Studios (2012); a grant of investigation of Sala d’Art jove of the Generalitat de Catalunya with the group Leland Palmer (2012); the Premi Miquel Casablancas, finalist edition mode (2013) and project mode (2015); a research and artistic scholarship of Generalitat de Catalunya (2014); the price Generación 2018, Fundación Montemadrid, La Casa Encendida, Madrid and the third price of the 15th Muestra de Arte Naturgy, MAC, A Coruña (2018).

 

 

 

 

Javier Peñafiel (Zaragoza, 1964). He was living in Barcelona from 1993 until 2020. He has collaborated with the gallery since 2004 presenting his first exhibition with a video called Confianza quería pentrar. In 2008 we showed his work in the exhibition No verbal. Todo escrito and in 2013 the exhibition Latido Antecedente.

 

After studying philosophy, Javier Peñafiel concentrated his work during the 1980s into ambits of system criticism. He formed himself outside of academic structures. In 1994, Manel Clot, curator of La Capella de l’Antic Hospital de la Santa Creu de Barcelona, offered him the opportunity to show his work for the first time at an individual show.

 

Since then, Peñafiel showed is work both at home in Spain and abroad: Conferencia performativa, MUSAC, León (2013); Languages and Aesthetics of Spanish Videos Art: Ten Years of Critical Practices, Videotape, Hong Kong (2015); VÍDEO-RÉGIMEN. Coleccionistas en la era ausdiovisual, Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid (2015); Cómo hacer arte con palabras, MUSAC, León (2016); Discursos Premeditats, Centre del Carme, Valencia; Bibliotecas insólitas, La Casa Encendidada, Madrid (2017); Walkabout #01, Fondazione La Fabbrica del Cioccolato, Torre-Dangio in Valle di Blenio, Switzerland (2018).

 

Furthermore, Javier Peñafiel has shown his work in individual exhibitions, Puente, continúa, Pabellón Puente, Zaragoza (2013); Egolactante, Sala Anilla, MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Universidad de Chile, Santiago (2014); Pánico Esnob, etHALL, Barcelona (2015); Agència en avenir – No tots visibles res transparent, Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona (2017); ¡Más que pañabras, obras!, Instituto Cervantes, Bordeaux (2019) or Alrededores exentos de adultocentrismo, Casa Solleric, Palma (2020).

Our garden

Our garden needs its flowers.

Centre d’Art Tecla Sala.

27/02 – 18/07/2021

 

Exposició comissariada per David Armengol i Albert Mercadé.

 

Des del 2015 més de 500 artistes visuals, músics, arquitectes, dissenyadors i agents culturals han escollit la ciutat de L’Hospitalet com a destí creatiu i conviuen avui en espais rehabilitats de l’antiga zona industrial de la ciutat, que s’ha posicionat com un dels principals eixos culturals de l’àrea metropolitana de Barcelona.

A partir d’un recorregut orgànic Our garden needs its flowers proposa una lectura de l’actual context artístic del Districte Cultural posant especial atenció a les arts visuals, la música i el disseny.

 

Amb obres de Muntadas, i Pablo del Pozo, entre d’altres.

 

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