Art events for September, 2011

2011 Chengdu Biennale: The Solutions

International Design Exhibition, 2011 Chengdu Biennale       The Solutions: International Design Exhibition 29 September–30 October 2011 Press Preview: 28 September 2011 Official Opening: 29 September 2011 Group Discussion: 9:30–17:00, 30 September 2011 East Chengdu Music Park No.4 Jianshe Rd. South Branch, former Chengdu Red Ray Electric Tube Factory Chengdu, PRC www.thesolutions.cn After the Industrial […]

Pi Artworks Galatasaray: ISTANBUL

Susan Hefuna, Cityscape Istanbul, 2011. Ink on Paper, 18,5 x 13,5cm. Susan Hefuna Istanbul 14 September–30 October 2011 Opening: 14 September, Wednesday, 19:00      Pi Artworks Galatasaray hosts artist Susan Hefuna “Istanbul” solo exhibition. This will be Hefuna’s first appearance at Istanbul. Susan Hefuna’s work reflects experiences in-between cultures, dealing with cross-cultural codes; she […]

PLOVDIV NIGHT OF MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES: The City & Public Spaces Program

On 17 September, Plovdiv is organizing its seventh consecutive Night of Museums and Galleries. The third of the Night’s three main programs – The City & Public Spaces Program – includes contributions from painters, musicians and interdisciplinary artists whose works will be shown across the streets, squares, parks and hills of Bulgaria’s second largest city. […]

The Sariev Gallery, Plovdiv: POOR BUT SEXY

Image: Creature de Vin ed Voin Artists: Anton Stoyanov (Berlin), Vikenti Komitski (Sofia), Voin de Voin (Berlin), Lazar Lyutakov (Vienna), Loubri (Sofia), Rada Boukova (Paris) 17 September 2011 – 30 October 2011 Opening: Plovdiv Night of Museums & Galleries – 17 September 2011 Parallel program: Presentation of Basso Magazine (Berlin), artnewscafe In a TV interview […]

NON-Stage, Istanbul

ha za vu zu, What a Loop, performance, 10th Lyon Biennial, 2009. NON-Stage, Istanbul September 14–18, 2011 galerinon.com NON proudly presents its brand new platform for performance art, NON-Stage, which will present a program of various multi-disciplinary performance practices, commissioning and inviting non-conventional performance pieces/events. By hosting significant performance artists and encouraging emerging critical practices, […]

Savickas Art Gallery, Vilnius: Across Some Turning

NEW PAINTING EXHIBITION BY RYTAS JURGELIS SEPTEMBER 2011 From 6 to 28 September come to see new painting exhibition by Rytas Jurgelis – “Across Some Turning”. Official exhibition opening – 6 p.m., 6 September, 2011 Savickas Art Gallery Vilnius str. 14, Vilnius. www.savickogaerija.lt

0GMS, Sofia: Мeet everyone at once

0GMS Inaugurates 0GMS Projects with Мeet everyone at once, start an artist-run-space Smaranda Corbeanu Olivier Hölzl Vasilena Gankovska Steven Guermeur Danius Kesminas & The Histrionics Bernd Oppl son:DA Kamen Stoyanov Martin Sturm Liddy Scheffknecht & Armin Wagner Opening: Thursday, September 8th, 2011, 7 p.m. Lyuben Karavelov str. 12., app. 11., Sofia

Ai Weiwei at Kunsthaus Graz

Ai Weiwei, "Dropping a Han-Dynasty Urn," 1995 (detail).© Ai Weiwei. Interlacing 17 September 2011–15 January 2012 Opening: 17 September 2011, 11am Curators: Urs Stahel, Ai Weiwei The first large-scale exhibition of Ai Weiwei's photographic and video work—taken over from the Fotomuseum Winterthur—puts the spotlight on Ai Weiwei the communicator and indefatigable remembrancer, the documenting, analysing, […]

SALT Beyoglu: Becoming Istanbul, 90 and The Making Of Beyoglu

13 September–31 December 2011 SALT Beyoğlu's second comprehensive exhibition Becoming Istanbul, accompanied by parallel programs 90 and The Making Of Beyoğlu, will open September 13, 2011. Turkey's aim to find itself a valid place within the global networks of politics, economy, commerce, culture and tourism has become the burden of İstanbul. The city is promoted […]

We have everything

In the given circumstances, the atmosphere of the Czech artistic scene does not differ from anything happening elsewhere. The difference between the younger and the youngest generation of artists is based on the ability to understand a specific situation correctly and to take advantage of the existing possibilities. There are a lot of conditions and […]

International weekend: Milen Stankov

Expired series is inspired by the old “expired” films. I use ORWO and Agfa films which were used 15-20 years ago. I like the mixture of the scars of time and the absorbed light in emulsion. The result is mixture of past and present. I try to combine these factors and let myself to the surprise of […]

‘Kont’– street art on shipping containers

august 2011 – september 2011 This international festival will bring together a diverse crowd of street art professionals, who will be telling their own seaside stories – etudes on place-specific architecture, practical ideas emphasising function and poetic or social viewpoints, using their own special style of writing to inscribe these messages on shipping containers. These […]

International weekend: Kostas Bassanos

The age of solitude (2005), 2.36 min dvd projection, audio, 200x300cm courtesy Ileana Tounta Gallery and the artist. From Here to Eternity (2007), cardboard boxes, slideprojection transfered to DVD, audio, courtesy Ileana Tounta Gallery and the artist. Photo: Panos Kokkinias The Crows (from The Collection of Monuments of Catastrophes) (2007), plaster (pallet cast), ink. (installation […]

Műcsarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest: CRASH – PASSIVE INTERVIEW

04 June 2011 – 27 November 2011      54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale 2011, Hungarian Pavilion, Giardini      Curator: Miklós Peternák      Németh Hajnal: Crash – Passive Interview Installation, mixed media, detail, 2010 Aviva Award Exhibition, Műcsarnok Photo: Glódi Balázs © Műcsarnok          Hajnal Németh’s installation Crash […]