Art events for August, 2011

Art Beat Istanbul

Istanbul's new contemporary art platform 14–18 September 2011 Press Reception/Preview: Wednesday, 14 September, 10.00am Open to the Public: Wednesday, 14 September, 11.00am Opening times: 11am–7pm Art Beat Istanbul is a new contemporary art fair launching in September 2011. The annual event, which coincides this year with the opening of the 12th Istanbul Biennial (17 September–13 [...]

Galerie U Dobrého pastýře, Brno: DILIGENCE

BMR&Stefan Tiron @Galerie U Dobrého pastýře, BKC, Brno Opening 30.08 5:30 PM DILIGENCE (31.08 — 12.10) explores the images of various forms of social organization as they are mirrored in the beehive, the reason for their disappearance and the possibility of their return. The exhibition introduces the human relationship towards the bee utopia or dystopia [...]

KUNST HAUS WIEN: The Art Of The Green Path

7 July – 6 November 2011 With this exhibition KUNST HAUS WIEN honours the artist on whose philosophy and artistic principles this institution is largely based. The 20th anniversary of KUNST HAUS WIEN, a museum which unites, under one roof, international temporary exhibitions and the permanent Museum Hundertwasser, offers an occasion for this special exhibition [...]

International weekend: Mariela Gemisheva

  Controversial enough I think of myself as a fashion designer who is not interested in the fashionable… I believe that the clothes should not be consumed. They are not just a function of the market and the aesthetics of the dominant trend, which are only a prerequisite condition. I use clothes as a basis [...]

Kunsthaus Graz: Measuring the World

Heterotopias and Knowledge Spaces in Art 11.06.-04.09.2011, 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM Curators: Peter Pakesch, Katrin Bucher Trantow Museums classify, collect, group, consider and exclude. Reference systems are set up, and, with these, charts of an interpretable world are constructed. As part of their founding educational role, museums enlighten and, on a basis of facts [...]

Pi Artworks Tophane, Istanbul: Unstable Repetition

Volkan Aslan 10.09.2011 – 30.10.2011 Pi Artworks Tophane hosts Volkan Aslans solo exhibition Unstable Repetition between the dates September 10th – October 30th, 2011. Volkan Aslan constructs “Unstable Repetition”, through drawings created by using various templates that could serve many different functions.  In this exhibition, Aslan uses these templates to re-construct public and private spaces [...]

TRANZITDISPLAY: THE WASTE LAND

1.09. – 16.10.2011 opening 1.09, 6 p.m. 1.09., 7 p.m. performance by Sue Tompkins (see below) 11. 10., 7 p.m. reading by Jiří Valoch Artists: Rashid Johnson Zbigniew Libera Jan Nálevka Jiří Thýn Sue Tompkins curated by  Lenka Vítková The Waste Land exhibition offers a few examples of text in works of art. The name [...]

gateways: Art and Networked Culture

The summer’s grand exhibition ‘gateways’ presents new, experimental, media-based forms of art by Europe’s younger generation. The projects are a study of how digital networks and technology influence our everyday lives, activities and perception. At the centre of this are works that deal, in various ways, with gateways to information and knowledge in today’s digital, [...]

Wiener Secession: DIE FÜNFTE SÄULE

September 9 – November 20, 2011 Hauptraum, Gallery, Grafisches Kabinett Image concept by Moritz Küng and Heimo Zobernig with permission to use two photos of the main gallery of the Secession (1986) by Margherita Spiluttini With: Luz Broto (E), Peter Downsbrough (USA), Dora Garcia (E), Guillaume Leblon (F), Joëlle Tuerlinckx (B), Cerith Wyn Evans (UK), [...]

GaleriaArt, Warsaw: The Idea Hidden in Things

Maria Kiesner’s exhibition – ‘The Idea Hidden in Things’ The image of architecture in the architecturally sophisticated interiors. The exhibition of Maria Kiesner’s paintings in the IdeaMM Studio is an ideal solution for fans of painting and design. Young art against the background of the classics of world-class design. A painting or a couch? Come [...]

Entrance Gallery: FROM THE OTHER SIDE

25/8 — 4/9 2011 Tereza Pircšová Brichtová Entrance gallery wednesday 24/8 2011, 18.00 h / opening FROM THE OTHER SIDE is a project I’ve been working on almost constantly for several years. What matters most is my essential feeling that everything I create is actually an existing idea transported from places of which I know [...]

Karlin Studios, Prague: Bread and Salt

Opening: Tuesday, August 9th,  2011, 18:00 Exhibition date: August 10th – September 11th, 2011 Curators: Amande In & Michal Novotný Exhibited artists: Edouard Boyer (FR), Didier Courbot (FR), Baptiste Debombourg (FR), Peter Fitzpatrick (AUS), Ivars Gravlejs (LV), Vojtech Kourímský (CZ), Anja Loughhead (AUS), Marianne Maric (FR), Antonio Rovaldi (I), Daniel Savage (AUS), Jean-Luc Vilmouth (FR) [...]

CASA DELL’ARTE, Bodrum: BACKDROP

11/08/2011 – 14/09/2011 Elif Karadayi Elif Karadayi's 7th Solo Show in Turkey, Backdrop, is hosted by Casa dell'Arte Bodrum, starting from 11 August. Elif Karadayi's latest works, reflecting an upmost personal process, step beyond usual categories with their three dimensions and amorphous shapes. As the title suggests, the works reveal the backdrop of our daily [...]

C.A.M Gallery, Istanbul: REMINDER

Dieter Mammel, Under deep water, ink on canvas, 85×155 cm, 2009 04 August- 10 September 2011 Artists: Alev Gözonar Burcu Yagcioglu Dieter Mammel Emir Uras Mahmut Celayir Murat Germen During August until 10 of September, Works exposed in C.A.M (Akaretler) are the new works of certain artist showed in 2010-2011 season; Reminder contains also some [...]

CASA DELL’ARTE, Bodrum: Carved into Time

Casa dell'Arte Gallery in Bodrum is hosting "Carved into Time" ( ZAMANA YONTULAN ) exhibition by Kazım Karakaya from 11 August until 14 September. 10 large size scultpures produced by the artist during the last 5 years will be on display. Besides marble, Karakaya discovers/offers to discover materials such as wood, basalt and aluminum. Presented [...]

Marilyn Piirsalu: Ratastroof. Bicyclops

Marilyn Piirsalu Exhibition at Loovala, Tallinn, Estonia 16 August – 10 September 2011. Marilyn Piirsalu (b. 1981) drawings in woven wood objects by Kadi Pajupuu (b. 1963) The greek word strophe stands for rotation. In this exhibition we present portraits of wheels: bicycle-, cog-, printing-press wheels. The trace of the drawing hand meets the time-drawn patterns [...]

Christine Koenig Galerie: Anthropomorphic and Dissimilar

ANNE SCHNEIDER anthropomorph und unähnlich / anthropomorphic and dissimilar, 2011 Exhibition view Duration: 29. 06. – 10. 09. 2011 anthropomorphic and dissimilar Roman Grabner, Vienna/Graz, 2011   A preoccupation with physical and mental spaces, their conditions and histories, and their way of relating to the individual plays a central role in Anne Schneider’s work. The [...]

Wiener Secession: As He Remembered It

Stephen Prina, As He Remembered It, Secession 2011, Installation view, Photo: Wolfgang Thaler The work of American artist, musician, and composer Stephen Prina is characterized by his appropriation of works by other artists, which he then places in new contexts. This is also the approach taken in his new project  As He Remembered It, developed [...]

Tallinn 2011: Stalker monument

Doffing its hat at the art of Andrei Tarkovski and his masterwork, Stalker, filmed in Tallinn, this project takes a particular snapshot of the film in the very place it was filmed – the Rotermann district. The monument to Stalker is planned as a permanent memorial which, with its unusual form, will put the call [...]

Wiener Secession: A Shot in the Dark

Saskia Olde Wolbers, Still aus / from Placebo, 2002, DV, 6 min, Courtesy Maureen Paley, London Gallery: Wiener Secession Artist:    OLDE WOLBERS, SASKIA Time: 27.05.2011 – 21.08.2011 Exhibition information With her exhibition at the Secession, video artist Saskia Olde Wolbers is showing a selection of her work in Austria for the first time, including a [...]

Invisible exhibition: Ahhaa, Dark Matters 2011

An odd exhibition is gaining renown throughout the world – one that has been visited by millions but which no one has ever seen. Created by German Andreas Heinecke, this immersive and personal idea has evolved into hundreds of exhibits over the years: the visitor delves into total darkness, and is offered an invisible environment [...]

Wiener Secession: Drawings For A Small Room

Gallery: Wiener Secession Artist:    GUYTON, WADE Time: 27.05.2011 – 21.08.2011 Exhibition information In his exhibition Zeichnungen für ein kleines Zimmer (Drawings For A Small Room) at the Secession,  American artist Wade Guyton shows small-format works characterized by a minimalist formal vocabulary. As his support medium, he uses pages from old art, architecture and lifestyle magazines [...]

Contemporary Art Centre: In Between. Austria Contemporary

Image: Scherübel Klaus, Untitled (The artist at work # 17, 18, 19) / 2000-2010 / 2011.VI.24 – VIII.21 Curator: Karin Zimmer Opening: Thursday 23 June, 6 pm Artists: Martin Arnold, Hannes Böck, Eva Chytilek, Thomas Draschan, Barbara Eichhorn, Christian Eisenberger, Gisela Erlacher, Werner Feiersinger, Andreas Fogarasi, Rainer Gamsjäger, Aldo Giannotti, Dorotheé Golz, Andreas Heller, Christoph [...]

KUNSTHALLE Wien: Space. About a Dream

Exhibition view Kunsthalle Wien, photo: Stephan Wyckoff: Nives Widauer, Global Globes, 2010-11 KUNSTHALLE wien, hall 1, April 01st – August 15th, 2011 AUDIO-VISUALS Space http://www.kunsthallewien.at/cgi-bin/mediazone/videos/list.pl?exhibition=1&lang=de The exhibition takes place in the Kunsthalle Wien as well as in some rooms of the Natural History Museum of Vienna http://www.nhm-wien.ac.at/ Outer space is not only a physically extending [...]

Tallinn 2011: OPEN STUDIOS

Late summer’s five Sundays in the year 2011 is the time when the artists and designers from different districts of Tallinn open their gates and doors to invite guests to their studios and gardens. In addition to a walk in the afternoon, guests can have a chat with the artists and designers and also have [...]