Art events for June, 2012

Spejs, Prague: Contemporary Cherub

Contemporary Cherub Michal Trpák The sculpture hangs at a height of about five metres above the floor of the SPEJS atrium, attracting the attention of everyone present. It stretches its wings above their heads as a sign of protection… or is that control? In its original meaning, the cherub is a mythological being with an […]

Pi Artworks, Istanbul: Rewind, Pause, Fast Forward: Mirrors on Iran

Rewind, Pause, Fast Forward: Mirrors on Iran Morteza Ahmadvand – Mahmoud Bakhshi – Pedram Baldari – Simin Keramati – Neda Razavipour – Farniyaz Zaker 2012-06-29 _ 2012-09-29 Pi Artworks hosts six Iranian artists in the video art exhibition titled “Rewind, Pause, Fast Forward: Mirrors on Iran”. Video works of Morteza Ahmadvand, Mahmoud Bakhshi, Pedram Baldari, […]

SPACES, Chisinau: documentary film screening – FLAT SPACE

FLAT SPACE – short documentary film screening 68/1 str. Bucuresti, Chisinau Thursday, June 21, 2012, 9 pm THE SECRET OF ONE SWIMMING POOL dir: Andrea Kalinová 2006 / Slovakia / 25 min In 1942, a swimming pool was constructed under the Bratislava castle rock, however, it was never really used. Why was the pool never […]

HYDRA SCHOOL PROJECTS: (O)ikea

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Vartai Gallery, Vilnius: Thursday Review – Karolis Vaivada (installation)

Thursday Review Karolis Vaivada (installation) 21 – 27 June 2012 Opening: 21 June 2012, 6:00 PM June 21, the Review Room of Vartai Gallery will introduce the works of the young painter Karolis Vaivada, who was awarded a Master’s degree in painting this year. His main aim is to harness natural light and its reflections. […]

Vilnius Contemporary Art Centre: Now More Than Ever

Now More Than Ever, performance documentation, 16 mm film, 2011. Now More Than Ever – solo show by Ugnius Gelguda and Neringa Cerniauskaite We are happy to invite You to our solo show Now More Than Ever at the Vilnius Contemporary Art Centre (Vokieciu 2, Vilnius), where we shall introduce three new projects:/Reflection Wood Chronicles/, […]

Sofia City Art Gallery: NEDKO SOLAKOV – ARTISTS TALK

Open Arts Foundation and Sariev Contemporary present: ARTISTS TALK – AN INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY ART 2012 NEDKO SOLAKOV Sofia City Art Gallery Sofia, 1 Gurko Street June 23, 11:00 – 14:00 Moderator: Vessela Nozharova Free entry On June, 23rd (Saturday) from 11:00 to 14:00 in Sofia City Art Gallery will be held the meeting with […]

Várfok Gallery, Budapest: WALDORF

SZABÓ András: WALDORF Varfok Project Room 1012 Budapest, Varfok St.  14. Opening: Thursday June 21,  2012 | between 6 and 8 p.m. The  exhibition is open:From 22.06.2012 to 07.07.2012, between Tuesday and Saturday 11 a.m. and 6  p.m. text: Varfok Gallery On June 21 2012, Varfok Project Room will  present once again a guest artist […]

Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok: Will Power

Shana Moulton – Whispering Pines 5, video, 2005 SHANA MOULTON – Will Power From 22 June 2012 to 23 August 2012 Opening: 18:00 Curator: Michał Jachuła Place: Arsenal Gallery in Bialystok, 2 Mickiewicza St. Artists: Shana Moulton Will Power, prepared for Arsenał Gallery in Białystok, is the first solo exhibition of Shana Moulton in Poland. […]

Dirimart Gallery, Istanbul: CAN YOU SPELL MIXING

2011 Untitled | 183 x 123  Acrylic on Canvas, Photo: Olaf Bergmann Copyright: VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, and Katharina Grosse CAN YOU SPELL MIXING KATHARINA GROSSE June 21 – September 3, 2012 Katharina Grosse – the artist who touches the colors and objects to change them into marvelous forms, who makes the hard and dominant traces […]

stageBACK, Shanghai: Why don’t you love me anymore?

Duration: July 7 – August 31 2012 Opening: July 7 2012, 5pm – 9pm Finissage: August 23 (chinese valentines day) stageBACK is pleased to announce "Why don't you love me anymore?" – a recommendation exhibition that will include approximately 20 artists, presenting all current media. The recommenders who will choose the participants are artists themselves […]

Molnár Ani Gallery, Budapest: UNTOUCHABLE MATTERS

UNTOUCHABLE MATTERS Artists: BENCZÚR Emese, CSEKE Szilárd, JAKATICS-SZABÓ Veronika, MAYER Éva, Mihael MILUNOVIC, Sergiu TOMA Opening: Thursday, 28 June, at 6 p.m. Opening speech by: SEREGI Tamás, aesthete Address: MOLNÁR ANI GALÉRIA, 1088 Budapest, Bródy S. u. 22. 1. floor The exhibition is open until 7 September 2012 from Tuesday to Friday from 12 a.m. […]

A.M.180 GALLERY, Prague: JAMIE STEWART (XIU XIU) & JAKUB HOŠEK, NEO TROPICAL COMPANIONS

JAMIE STEWART (XIU XIU) & JAKUB HOŠEK, NEO TROPICAL COMPANIONS Jamie Stewart, Jakub Hošek, Nik Timková curator: Nik Timková exhibition opening: 18.6 2012, at 16:00 exhibition ends : 29.6.2012 opening will be accompanied by haiku poetry reading (at 4.30pm) and presentation of the book, A Neo Tropcial Companion by Jamie Stewart

X-ist Gallery, Istanbul: Nothing Personal

Breath, Acrylic on wood, 76.5 x 54.5 cm, 2012 Erkut Terliksiz Nothing Personal 31 May – 23 Jun 2012 Erkut Terliksiz cannot disguise himself in his expressionist paintings. He can be traced through the details of his work that combine dream and reality. Painting is an instinctive necessity for him. Unlike life, his impression of […]

SIZ Gallery, Rijeka: Caput Mortuum

June 14 at 6:00pm until July 2 at 2:00pm in UTC+02 In caput mortuum, Alexi Kukuljevic (USA) extends his interest in questions of reflexivity, identity and its deformations and the material resistance to the imposition of form. A phrase used by both Hegel and Marx to refer to a pure abstraction, a form absolutely empty […]

Victoria Art Center, Bucharest: StartPoint Prize

Victoria Art Center is inviting you Tuesday, June 19, at the opening of the exhibition *StartPoint Prize.* The StartPoint Prize exhibition hosted by Victoria Art Center presents a selection of the best projects executed by the BFA and MFA graduates of three art education institutions in Romania in 2012. During the exhibition period, the SP […]

dOCUMENTA (13): WHAT IS THINKING? OR A TASTE THAT HATES ITSELF

WHAT IS THINKING? OR A TASTE THAT HATES ITSELF Christoph Menke with Chus Martínez A program of seminar sessions focusing on the relationship between art and philosophy. June 18 – September 4, 2012 Ständehaus © Stadtmuseum Kassel PROGRAM LAUNCH EMMANUEL ALLOA: AISTHESIS – OR WHY THERE IS NO THINKING WITHOUT PHANTASMS (English) Monday, June 18, […]

Pg Art Gallery, Istanbul: KNOT

KNOT/ Devran Mursaloğlu May 22 – June 20, 2012 Pg Art Gallery is proud to present a solo show, ‘knot’ by Devran Mursaloğlu. Mursaloğlu’s works, composed of paper strings, encounter us as a three-dimensional visualization of present-day social, economic and artistic systems and thought structures. Mursaloğlu’s installations feature scattered, heterogeneous and arbitrarily composed webs, rather […]

SABOT, Cluj-Napoca: Dagmar Keller & Martin Wittwer

Dagmar Keller & Martin Wittwer Opening: Friday | June 15th, 2012 | 7-10 p.m. SABOT & Bosisio residency space 59-61 Henri Barbusse street, Cluj-Napoca (The Paintbrush Factory, 4th floor) We are happy to invite you to Dagmar Keller & Martin Wittwer's presentation of their ongoing photographic research on urban and suburban ‘social landscapes’, summarized after […]

Daire Gallery, Istanbul: Urban Wildfire

Yangın Mahalli Urban Wildfire SİBEL HORADA 7 – 30 Haziran June /  1 – 8 Eylül  September 2012 Sibel Horada’s first solo show, Urban Wildfire is hosted by Daire Gallery between June 7th-30th. “Fire Chronicles”, a process and interaction based accumulation to be assembled during the course of the show, will be presented with a […]

Karlín Studios, Prague: SLAVS AND TATARS: 79.89.09

SLAVS AND TATARS: 79.89.09 Screening – presentation – discussion  in Tranzitdisplay Monday 18th June, 7pm CONTINUOUS CONVERSATIONS SLAVS AND TATARS & JANEK SIMON OPENING: TUESDAY, JUNE 19TH 2012, 6PM THE EXHIBITION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL: JULY 8th 2012 Continuous Conversation is an alterable set of open and decentralized exhibition structures that happens in multiple positions […]

Secession, Vienna: MUTATIS MUTANDIS

We are pleased to announce our upcoming exhibition Press conference: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 10 a.m. Opening: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 7 p.m. Plus Summer party and EC-public viewing GROUP SHOW MUTATIS MUTANDIS curated by CATHERINE DAVID with: Babak Afrassiabi, Edgar Arceneaux, Hany Armanious, Louidgi Beltrame, Andrea Branzi, Elisabetta Benassi, Luke Fowler, Suzanne Treister June […]

Galerie U Rytíře, Liberec: ARCHIVES & CABINETS

ARCHIVES & CABINETS Miloš Šejn 15/ 6 – 27/ 7/ 2012 Regional Gallery / Museum of European Art and U Rytíře Gallery in Liberec, Czech Republic, cordially invites you to the opening of the exhibition on Thursday 14 June, 2012 at 4.30 pm and 5.30 pm Introduction by Zuzana Štěpanovičová and Luděk Lukuvka, curators of […]

CoCA in Torun: Phantom Capital

Agnieszka Kurant, Uncertainty Principle, 2008, Wood, foam, dried plants, electro-magnets, Courtesy: the artist, Galeria Fortes Vilaça Phantom Capital Focus Poland Project Exhibition opening: Friday, 15th June 2012 at 7 pm Curated by: Joanna Sandell Personal exhibition of Agnieszka Kurant at the CoCA Torun continues quadrennial cycles entitled FOCUS POLAND dedicated to emerging Polish artists and […]

Foksal Gallery, Warsaw: Freedom Club – Trailer

Radek Szlaga, "Szara strefa", 2012, photo: courtesy of Galeria Foksal Freedom Club – Trailer: Szlaga's Anarchistic Art Bomb at Galeria Foksal 06.06.2012 – 10.08.2012 Radek Szlaga's critical look at culture, history, the Polish tradition and Western consumerism takes on the form of an artistic bomb of alternative reality, tucked away in the heart of Warsaw […]