Art events for April, 2012

Sariev Contemporary, Plovdiv: One, two, three…

Sariev Contemporary Presents: One, two, three… Rada Boukova May 4 – June 25, 2012 Opening: May 4 (Friday), 19:00 o’clock The game begins with splitting a chicken or a turkey wishbone (or “furcula”). Each of the players holds one side of the bone and pulls it. The person who gets the smaller part has to […]

#6-7 POSTBOX DVD

Tuesday, 24th of April 2012, 4 p.m. Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts in Chisinau (3rd block), studio 101 str. 31 August 1989, nr. 137, Chisinau – screening of #6-7 POSTBOX DVD: SCENES, PROTAGONISTS, SYMPTOMS:  spaces in the speed of change On April 24, 2012, 4 pm will take place the screening of #6-7 […]

SPACES: artist talk – Paula DURINOVA

Presentation by Paula Durinova, K.A.I.R/KIOSK artist in residency program participant in the frame of SPACES project Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts, Chisinau Multimedia Department, room 114 str. Al Mateevici 111, Chisinau Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 4 pm You are invited to attend the presentation by Paula Durinova, during  which the role of documentary […]

BE REALISTIC, DEMAND THE IMPOSSIBLE! @ Sarajevo

MODULMEMORIJE2012 Internacionalni teatarski festival MESS – Sarajevo BE REALISTIC, DEMAND THE IMPOSSIBLE! AN EXHIBITION WITH ARTISTS FROM SARAJEVO AND GRAZ ARTISTS: Lana Cmajcanin / Adela Jušic, G.R.A.M., Jusuf Hadžifejzovic, Andreas Heller, Amir Idrizovic, Adla Isanovic, ILA, Šejla Kameric, Helmut Kaplan (tonto), Richard Kriesche, Kurt & Plasto, Mirko Maric, Damir Nikšic / Michael Blum, Edin Numankadic, […]

Lateral Art Space: My body is always here

Dragoș Bădiță My body is always here Lateral Art Space Fabrica de Pensule, Henri Barbusse 59-61 Cluj-Napoca, Romania We are pleased to invite you Friday, April 27, at 18 h, at the opening of the new contemporary art space Lateral, with a solo show by the artist Dragos Badita: "My body is always here." Dragos […]

BÁZIS: Nothing to Hide

27.04 – 25.05 Attaining a delicate, refined balance between the irrepressible spontaneity of the gesture and the implausible overall harmony (using the word in its most basic aesthetic apprehension) of the artistic image / object represents the core challenge tackled by Dan Măciucă’s art for more than a decade now. Known especially as a daring […]

Lauba House: Ivan Fijolić, NEO N.O.B.

Lauba House presents: Ivan Fijolić, NEO N.O.B. Exhibition opening and artist talk: 01/05/2012 at 20h Curators: Becky McKay, Ivana Bertić, Vanja Žanko Text: Ivana Hanaček Our comrades are called to arts at Lauba! The opening of NEO N.O.B. [Neo Narodna Oslobodilačka Borba] will see the largest solo exhibition of works by Croatian sculptor Ivan Fijolić […]

SALON VIDEO 1 @ ALERT studio

  SALON VIDEO’s first edition takes place at ALERT Studio on 26th and 27th of April, between 5.00 and 10.00 pm. Salon Video is a platform for showcasing video art in Romania, through a constant and accessible program. Following an open call for + a few personal invitations we have selected a group of video works which cover […]

Yuzina Art Gallery, Sofia: MAN CONSTANT

  MAN CONSTANT / Dechko Uzunov and Atanas Yaranov Georgi and Emil Chushevi Collection 26 April – 30 May 2012 Art collecting is a hobby, vocation, historic mission. Collectors gather, preserve, protect cultural and historical values, assuring with significant resources their "passion" and so translated through the time markers of one or another historical era […]

Konrad Smolenski’s Sound Bombing Opens the 2012 Paris Triennale

Konrad Smolenski's Sound Bombing Opens the 2012 Paris Triennale Agnieszka Le Nart  PARIS,  19.04.2012 – 22.04.2012 The Polish artist drives through the streets of Paris with his Live Musical Installation, challenging the audio threshold with high-intensity electro-mechanical noise. The performance ushers in the ambitious Intense Proximity programme of the third edition of the Paris Triennale […]

Ya Art Gallery, Kiev: Geo

  25.04 – 15.05.12 Geo. Anton Logov In his new project the artist is exploring earth as a part of geometry in the modern perspective on urbanism and human nature. Human aggression turns earth into abstract geometry. “The project unites earthly, geological resources (metals, silver, gold) in the concept of a modern city, and glazing […]

Galerie Laboratorio, Prague: At the neighbours’ /Under the Linden Tree/

  J a n  M e r t a At the neighbours' /Under the Linden Tree/ 26/4 – 15/6/2012 Jan Merta is celebrating his 60th birthday. The exhibition "At the neighbours' /Under the Linden Tree/" can be seen as an accompanying event to the artist's more official exhibition "To My Praguers for the Sixtieth Birthday," […]

DOX, Prague: Superstudio

Superstudio 13. 4. – 7. 5. 2012 (69 students of architecture – 23 teams – 1 task – 24 hours) This exhibition presents a selection of the most interesting projects created within the framework of the Superstudio event. The second annual competition of architectural and urban planning conception was held on 24 and 25 February […]

Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius: Composition for Two Wings

Akram Zaatari, Letter to Samir, 2008, C-print, 156 x 126 cm. Courtesy of Sfeir-Semler Gallery Akram Zaatari. Composition for Two Wings 20.04 – 20.05.2012 Curated by Marianne Hultman and Mats Stjernstedt Opening: Friday 30 March at 18.00 The exhibition is organised on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Lithuania and […]

C.A.M Gallery, Istanbul: DIVA

Angelina, 150×150 cm, ink on canvas   "Diva" 26 April – 02 July 2012 Dieter Mammel “This is life itself. This is movement caught in the act. The movement on the screen seems to actually reproduce life. And for one short moment, what we see seems to be wrested from the fatality of its impermanence.” […]

Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb: L’amour du Risque

L'amour du Risque 24th April 2012 – 17th June 2012 The project „L'amour du risque,“ an exhibition that will be held at the Zagreb Museum of Contemporary Art (MSU) on 24th April 2012, talks about basic concepts in contemporary visual culture: love and risk. This subject matter is very interesting, simply because without love or […]

Stage BACK: Chris Gill – works on paper

CHRIS GILL – WORKS ON PAPER Solo Exhibition by CHRIS GILL APRIL 29 – MAY 12 2012 OPENING May 5, 6 pm – 9 pm Stage BACK is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Chris Gill presenting works on paper. It provides an overview of his work from the last 20 years all of […]

Zorzini Gallery, Bucharest: POLENTA STRIKE

POLENTA STRIKE Solo Show by Ghenadie POPESCU 26th of April – 26th of May 2012 openning: 26 April, 19.00 h Curator Adina Zorzini Ghenadie Popescu, one of the most established and internationally renowned Moldavian artists (lives and works in Chisinau, the capital city of the Republic of Moldova), is presenting his first solo show in […]

Artepari Gallery: Eisenberger vs. Karner

Eisenberger vs. Karner  The confrontation of these two aspiring Styrian artists promises a high level artistic contest when Eisenberger’s expressive painting, his quick performance and unconventional usage of materials meet Karner’s sculptural perfectionism, enigmatic stylistic elements, and his performative installation art. The gallery artepari presents new creations by the artists and stages them in dynamic […]

Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna: The Hubert Looser Collection

The Hubert Looser Collection 26.04.2012 – 15.07.2012 The Fondation Hubert Looser is one of the foremost private collections of modern and contemporary art in the region of Switzerland, placing its main focus on Abstract Expressionism, Minimal Art and Arte Povera. The collection is now leaving its private ambience en gros for the first time and […]

Pi Artworks, Istanbul: Seven Sleepers (as)

Seven Sleepers (as) Juan Botella Lucas 2012-04-28 _ 2012-06-16 Juan Botella Lucas is at Pi Artworks Tophane with his solo exhibition ''Seven Sleepers (as)'' between the dates April 28th – June 16th, 2012. The exhibition which is composed of Lucas’ latest work mainly brings out the   unconsciousness of everyday life. The extraordinary and sometimes even […]

Open Systems, Vienna: State of Transit

State of Transit | 20 April – 21 May 2012 Opening: 19 April, 19.00 Project curators: Frida Carazzato & Maria Garzia Participating artists: /barbaragurrieri/group Taysir Batniji Esra Ersen Mario Rizzi Zineb Sedira In the past the Mediterranean was a place of flourishing cultures that developed owing to the economic, cultural and social relations between the […]

Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague: Then Again

Shirana Shahbazi – Komposition 12, C-print, 2011. Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich, © Shirana Shahbazi Shirana Shahbazi: Then Again 22. 3. 2012 – 3. 6. 2012 small hall Curator: David Korecký The exhibition presents eighteen mostly large-format photographs by Shirana Shahbazi (* 1974 in Tehran, Iran, she lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland). The Exhibition […]

François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles: Concrete Gardens

Marius Bercea, Imperfect Pearls Shimmer at Dusk, 2011. Oil on Canvas, 112 x 152". Marius Bercea Concrete Gardens 14 April–26 May 2012 François Ghebaly Gallery 2600 S. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90034 www.ghebaly.com The city square is deserted. There's no one strolling past the columns of the former municipal building, no one on […]

Vartai Gallery: Show It

The VARTAI gallery invites you to the opening of the exhibition Show It by the interdisciplinary artist Jurga Barilaitė on April 18 at 6 p.m. Show It is the final stage in the project Unfinished Works which was begun in 2009. The project refers to the state of uncertainty that has befallen the artists of […]