Art events for April, 2012

Open Call: Facade Video Festival 2012

Artists from all over the world are invited to send their video art to Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The Art Today Association/Center for Contemporary Art Plovdiv “The Ancient Bath” will host the 3rd edition of the Facade Video Festival between 12 and 16 September 2012. The Facade Video Festival connects people, art and urban environment by projecting [...]

ART POSITIVE 2012 – FESTIVAL FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Plovdiv

ART POSITIVE 2012 – FESTIVAL FOR CONTEMPORARY ART MINI Center for Contemporary Art – Plovdiv The Ancient Bath 6.04. – 4.05. 2012 "2012", © Pavlina Chakarova

Rotor Graz: ELSEWHERE

Picture: Micha Payer + Martin Gabriel, "Weltreise/ caring makes us careful", 2011; Courtesy Christine Konig Galerie, Wien ELSEWHERE An exhibition where being on the go plays a major role Exhibition Opening: Friday, April 20, 2012, from 6 pm (open end!) Official Opening with a speech held by Fiston Mwanza: 9 pm Participating artists: Christoph Grill, [...]

MSU, Zagreb: Written in Water

05/02/2012 – 05/18/2012 Written in Water Exhibition within an exhibition Collection in Motion for the 17th museum education action of the Museum Education and Cultural Action Section of the Croatian Museum Society (HMD) 2. 5. – 18. 5. 2012 Opening: Wednesday, 2 May 2012 at 17:00 The exhibition Written in Water is part of the [...]

DOX Gallery, Prague: 30x One Shape + One More Extra

ZDENĚK LHOTSKÝ: 30x One Shape + One More Extra 28. 4. – 30. 5. 2012 The exhibition at the Designshop is result of systematic research in melt glass and application on design – melting and fusing. The exhibition objects represent the work of last year from Lhotsky-Pelechov Studio. Material is excusively glass by Czech glass [...]

Karlin Studios, Prague: LAST SPACE FOR A MAN

LAST SPACE FOR A MAN OPENING: WEDNESDAY, MAY 2ND 2012 FROM 8PM THE EXHIBITION WILL BE OPEN UNTILL: JUNE 3RD 2012 PARTICIPATING ARTISTS: Daniela Baráčková, Pavla Gajdošíková, Petra Herotová, Katarína Hládeková, Eva Jiřička, Barbora Klímová, Eva Koťátková, Jan Pfeiffer, Iveta Pilařová, Tereza Severová, Veronika Vlková, Ladislav Vondrák and Monika Vondráková The exhibition project Last space [...]

Erika Deak Gallery, Budapest: Parallel events

Tibor iski Kocsis, Gas contra Pace, 2008, mixed technics on paper, 150 x 95 cm TIBOR ISKI KOCSIS Parallel events Open: 2012.04.06 – 05.05. The Erika Deak Gallery is proud to announce its next exhibition, new works by conceptual painter Tibor iski Kocsis. iski Kocsis now continues his research on the relationship of visuality and [...]

1Galerii, Tallinn: Frank Jons / Jüri Kask

Frank Jons / Jüri Kask 5 March 2012 – 10 June 2012 And still they have something in common. The word ‘surface’ loses any meaning on both of the author’s paintings, because in the world of abstractions casual rules are not valid. Frank Jons and Jüri Kask are moving freely in that sphere, yet in [...]

artSümer Gallery, Istanbul: Ground Control

home valley, 2012 mixed media on canvas, 180x300cm (diptych) Gökçe Er Ground Control 10 May – 09 Jun 2012 artSümer holds the second solo show of Gökçe Er, “ground control”. This time, the figures trapped inside spaces (in her first solo show “get out!”) are out! Out in estranged environments. Er turns the space inside [...]

Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius: Possible Modernism

Possible Modernism 2012.IV.06 – V.20 Possible Modernism explores the limits of modern Lithuanian architecture of the Soviet period. The word ‘possible’ in the project’s title denotes questioning, as a principle for open and critical research, authorisation, since state commissioned, approved and run design practice is analysed, and power, since what is in focus is architecture, [...]

Prinz Prager Gallery, Prague: Lupus Constellation

Jiří Matějů Lupus Constellation 10 05 – 30 06 2012 Opening: 09.05.2012 from 6 p.m. Jiří Matějů lives and works in Prague. Prinz Prager Gallery Osadní 35 170 00 Praha 7 – Holešovice Czech Republic www.prinzprager.com During exhibitions opened from Wednesday to Saturday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. or by appointment.

artSümer Gallery, Istanbul: When Thought Evades the Great Thinker

Time Hole, 2012 steel, enamel, TV blue light bulbs and electric wiring, 220x110x65cm Basim Magdy When Thought Evades the Great Thinker     05 April – 05 May 2012 Basim Magdy’s (b. 1977 Assiut, Egypt, lives in Basel, Switzerland and Cairo, Egypt) practice is grounded in an interest in iconic images and objects outside of explicit [...]

VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary 2012

VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary 2012 20–23 September 2012 Messe Wien, Halle A, Vienna www.viennafair.at Christina Steinbrecherand Vita Zamanare the new artistic directors of VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary. “We see enormous potential in Vienna’s role as a hub between the Western hemisphere and the emerging economies of the East, which has only begun to come to [...]

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Estonia, Tallinn: KÖLER PRIZE 2012

28 April 2012 — 10 June 2012   KÖLER PRIZE 2012. EXHIBITION OF NOMINEES Opening of the exhibition on SATURDAY, 28th of April at 6 pm Artists Johnson ja Johnson, Flo Kasearu, Marge Monko, Marko Mäetamm, Margus Tamm The Köler Prize is an art prize that was founded by the Museum of Contemporary Art of [...]

Folk Life Museum, Graz: TimeTimeTime…

TimeTimeTime… On the pace of life and the art of dawdling 01.03.-30.11.2012 Curator: Eva Kreissl The pace of life gets more and more furious. We are supposed to achieve more and more in less and less time. Is it a hopeless process? This exhibition is an invitation to think about the way we use time [...]

Tsekh Gallery, Кiev: SNOW

Rustam Mirzoev SNOW 27.04 – 19.05.2012 Snow in my work – it's just a clean canvas on which all these fences, wheels and benches are perceived very differently. The snow outside the window – it's "aggressive" white canvas, closing at the time  usual and not always a pleasant image, which becomes a huge snow master-pieces [...]

RAKURSI Gallery, Sofia: SEGMENTS

    SEGMENTS 18 April – 6 May 2012 HRISTO HARALAMPIEV sculpture and drawings RAKURSI Gallery 4a Han Krum Street, Sofia, Bulgaria www.rakursi.com

Etc. Gallery, Prague: Vingler’s Position

etc. gallery cordially invites you to Jan Wollner’s lecture Vingler’s Position Friday, April 27 at 6 p.m. Art of the 1960s was radical in many ways. Vincent Vingler’s conservative approach seemingly avoided experimentation. However, at a closer look, a hidden dialogue with his more daring colleagues becomes perceptible. etc. gallery Kateřinská 20, Praha 2 Open: [...]

Kunsthaus Graz: Condensing in the Artistic Process

Michael Kienzer, Metal Poem Vol. 3, 2011 (Detail) Photo: amt_project, Bratislava Condensing in the Artistic Process Discussion with the artist Michael Kienzer 06.05.2012, 11:00 AM Galerientage Exhibition "Michael Kienzer. Logic and Self-Will" In the context of the exhibition Michael Kienzer. Logic and Self-Will In co-operation with the Galerientage (Gallery Days) Together with Michael Kienzer, the [...]

Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens: CARROLL DUNHAM

CARROLL DUNHAM April 26 – May 25, 2012 Opening Thursday April 26, 20:00-22:00 The Bernier/Eliades Gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in Greece of paintings by Carroll Dunham. Carroll Dunham (b.1949, Connecticut) is widely acclaimed from the late 1970s for his conceptual and emotional approach to painting which wavers between the figurative [...]

Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw: Nasty Child

Aleksandra Waliszewska, Portrait, 2010 Aleksandra Waliszewska's Nasty Child Launches the Pekao Project Room 24.04.2012 – 06.05.2012 The young artist's series of dark, disturbing works inaugurates an ambitious project to support young artists hosted by the Centre for Contemporary Art at Ujazdowski Castle and funded by Pekao Bank Nasty Child is a series of gouaches in [...]

Launch of KIOSK catalogue followed by a film screening

KIOSK catalogue – launch The entrance hall of Cultural Department of Chisinau (behind Licurici  Theatre) 68 str. Bucuresti, Chisinau Thursday, April 26, 2012, 5 pm You are invited to the lauch of the KIOSK catalogue that comprises the  actions organized between 2007-2010 in the frame of KIOSC project –  cultural information point / public platform [...]

Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt: House Squattings: Klagenfurt goes Europe

April 25, 6.30 pm Andreas Suttner House Squattings: Klagenfurt goes Europe By tracing the history of the housesquatting movement, the Klagenfurt house squattings can be placed within an international as well as a national context. «Access to lawns» in Vienna, «rehab squattings» in Berlin, and the establishment of communication and cultural centers in Linz and [...]

Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana: Good Afternoon

Alenka Sottler: Good Afternoon 27 April – 29 May 2012 Illustration, the medium many female painters have used, enabled – especially women – to survive. It used to be a marketing niche for female artists as the space of ‘art’ was conquered and controlled by their male colleagues, better accepted and recognized in it. Despite [...]

Galerie Laboratorio, Prague: KOLABORATORIO Vol.2

Galerie Laboratorio in collaboration with galerie m.odla presents K o l a b o r a t o r i o  V o l. 2 pop-up exhibition former underground spa – Bubenská 1 From 26 to 29 April 2012, the two underground floors of the former Electric Company building at Bubenská 1 will be open [...]