Art events for July, 2012

IN DIFFRENT WORLDS

Invitation in solo exhibition IN DIFFRENT WORLDS, Prague, Karlin Studios Opening: 18 июля 2012 г. 18.00  Karlin Studios, Křižíkova 34, Praha 8, Karlín THE EXHIBITION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL: JULY 29th

Public Spaces in Post-communism reading group

reading Group Public Spaces in Post-communism What is public space? Who does public space belong to? Who has the  right to use a public space? How are public spaces created? What is  the condition of public spaces in Chisinau? How can we contribute to  setting up new public spaces in the city? How can we […]

Polish Language Project on the Move in Britain

Mark Titchner, "Defend me from myself (Broń mnie przed sobą samym)" Polish Language Project on the Move in Britain United Kingdom,  13.07.2012 – 18.07.2012 A travelling exhibition prepared by Toruń's Joanna Górska and Rafał Góralski, in collaboration with British artists Mark Titchner and Andrew D. Willett, splashes billboards with slogans drawn from Poland's cultural identity […]

Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw: Core Exhibition

An installation of abstract tree forms reminding of the meeting place of the first Jewish merchants with inhabitants of Polish lands, visualisation of theForest Gallery, part of the Core Exhibition Visualisation of Core Exhibition of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews Warsaw,  06.07.2012 An interactive and emotional tale, a journey through a thousand […]

Vartai Gallery, Vilnius: MINNAMARI TOUKOLA (OBJECT/INSTALLATION)

Minnamari Toukola, Untitled, 2012, collage, 44 x 60 cm Thursday review MINNAMARI TOUKOLA (OBJECT/INSTALLATION) July 12 – 18 July, 2012 Opening – 12 July, 6 p.m. Minnamari Toukola is a Helsinki based artist born in 1982. She is currently finishing her studies at the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in the department of painting. She […]

Zeh Gallery, Kiev: ALPHABET

Yaroslav Derkach ALPHABET 13.07 – 31.08.2012   Alphabet – is an established order of communication signs that is described by standardization and ease of use. It influences the reasoning and generates dialogue, that automatically gain above mentioned qualities. Thoughts/words become one-dimensional and due to the simplicity of alphabet use they become even excessive and are […]

PinchukArtCentre, Kiev: CROWD

Crowd, Solo Exhibition of Zhanna Kadyrova in the context of РАС-UA 27 June 2012 – 19 August 2012 The PinchukArtCentre presents the 7th PAC-UA project – an exhibition by Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova. “Crowd” is a new series of works by Kadyrova especially created for the PinchukArtCentre. It is composed of glass panels containing collages […]

P.M Bohun Gallery & House of Photography, Liptovsky Mikulas: Identification with Nature

Identification with Nature Author: Michal Kern P.M Bohun Gallery and House of Photography in Liptovsky Mikulas 31. 5. 2012 – 2. 9. 2012 Curator: Daniela Čarná The exhibition is held in cooperation with the Bratislava City Gallery. Michal Kern (1938 – 1994, Močiare) is a distinctive personality of so-called unofficial art scene. He embedded his […]

Pálffy Palace, Bratislava: WATERS AND CAGES

Waters and Cages Author: Peter Machajdík 21. 6. 2012 – 2. 9. 2012 Whilst Peter Machajdik’s sound installation WATERS AND CAGES, a harmonious combination of various components, reflects both the socioeconomic demands  and the goals of today's civilization, at the same time it stimulates thinking about environmental and political problems. In the installation, involving the […]

Experimental space Roxy NoD, Prague: The Perfect World

No Dimension Summer | The Perfect World Josef Bolf, Michal Pěchouček, Darina Alster, Marek Meduna, Jana Kochánková, Lenka Klodová, Jiří Ptáček, Milan Mikuláštík, Jakub Nepraš, Tamara Moyzes 12/7 – 12/8/2012 Opening 12 July at 7 p.m. The exhibition will be opened through 12 August 2012. Curator: Jiří Machalický The theme of "the perfect world" arises […]

Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Innsbruck: Fallingwater

Éva Bodnár, Ohne Titel, 1992, Öl auf Leinwand, 120 x 150 cm, Bod/M 920001 Éva Bodnár Fallingwater 30.06.12 – 08.09.12 Die Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman Innsbruck freut sich ihre 6. Ausstellung mit Éva Bodnár bekanntgeben zu dürfen. Fallingwater, im Titel inspiriert von Frank Lloyd Wrights berühmtem Haus, versammelt Malerei und Zeichnungen, in denen Éva […]

Draakon Gallery, Tallinn: Paivi Randver and Peeter Allik

Draakon Gallery Pikk 18, Tallinn, 10133, Estonia www.eaa.ee/draakon/

dOCUMENTA (13) Artistic Director welcomes the »occupy« movement

dOCUMENTA (13) Artistic Director welcomes the »occupy« movement Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Artistic Director of dOCUMENTA (13), welcomes the »occupy« movement and appreciates their ability to care for the spaces they occupy. "I welcome the »occupy« movement in Friedrichsplatz, which has grown over the last weeks. It continues the wave of democratic protests that have been spreading […]

REFLECTIONS ON THE “PEACE WALL” / Berlin Biennale 7 / Nada Prlja

Peace wall, 2012, Site Specific Installation Carogated metal, MDF, black paint, scaffolding, concrete blocks. 12x5x1.5m. Berlin Biennale 7, 226 Friedrichstrasse, Berlin. REFLECTIONS ON THE 'PEACE WALL' Friedrichstrasse is a major shopping street in central Berlin, which until 1989, was divided by the Berlin Wall. Today, the northern part of the street is dominated by fancy […]

Knoll Garléria Budapest: Russian Renaissance 2.0

Polina Kanis: Eggs, video-installáció, 2010 Russian Renaissance 2.0 14 June – 28. July 2012. Participating artists: Alexander Brener-Barbara Schurz, Ivan Gorshkov, Polina Kanis, Viktoria Lomasko, PG-Group, Victor Ribas Curators: Vasilina Verdi – Hans Knoll According to the eminent literary critic Dmitry Likhachev, the Russian Renaissance “was only prepared, but for some reasons weren't materialized in […]

Thoman Gallery, Vienna: Fly Room

Thomas Feuerstein FLY ROOM 23.06.12 – 15.09.12 In his work as an artist, Thomas Feuerstein (born in Innsbruck in 1968) deals with present-day models of society. In the process he resorts e.g. to mythical stories, as the one about the Leviathan, or to the character of the Trickster, a sort of inverted Prometheus figure, independently […]

Mamco, Genève: Cavalcade: sculptures and drawings, 1963-2001

exhibition view, Photo: Ilmari Kalkkinen, Mamco, Genève Bruno Gironcoli Cavalcade, sculptures et dessins 1963-2001 MAMCO Genf 06.06.12 – 16.09.12 Bruno Gironcoli (born in Villach, Austria, in 1936; died in 2010) is mainly known for his monumental sculptures. In this, his first exhibition in Switzerland, his work is presented on two floors of Mamco under the […]

Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn: An Unknown Entity of Desire

CARMEN LANSBERG (1981) will open her personal exhibition An Unknown Entity of Desire in Hobusepea gallery at 6pm on July 4th, 2012. Carmen Lansberg has graduated from the department of cultural theory at the Estonian Institute of Humanities and as an exchange student studied at the Rome University of Fine Arts. In 2010, Lansberg obtained […]

SVIT Praha: Churches, churches

Jasanský – Polák: Churches, churches opening on Monday July 9 at 7pm 11. 7. – 11. 8. 2012 Exhibition titled Kościoły, kościoły (Churches, churches) by photographers Jasanský and Polák is based on their latest series of sacred architecture. SVIT Štefanikova 43a (entrance from the courtyard) 150 00 Praha 5 www.svitpraha.org

Yuzina Art Gallery, Sofia: MEMORIA ON BEAUTY

MEMORIA ON BEAUTY – SIMON LEWIS 21 June 12 – 04 July 12 “Memoria on beauty” is an ongoing project and after the high profile and critically acclaimed “One World” photo exhibition in 2009 at the Raiko Alexiev Gallery in Sofia, Desislava Moneva and Simon Lewis are collaborating on a new project for 2012 in […]

VIENNAFAIR. The New Contemporary 2012

VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary 2012 20–23 September 2012 Preview: 19 September, 2pm (invitation only) Opening: 19 September, 6pm (invitation only) Messe Wien, Hall A, Entrance A Messeplatz 1, 1020 Vienna Hours: 20 September, 11–7pm; 21 September, 11–9pm; 22 September, 11–7pm; 23 September, 11–6pm Artistic directors: Christina Steinbrecher and Vita Zaman Europe is changing and VIENNAFAIR […]

Varfok Gallery, Project Room 1012, Budapest: Mermaid Tea Party

ZITA NAGY: Mermaid Tea Party July 13 – July 28, 2012 Opening: VARFOK GALLERY | PROJECT ROOM1012  Budapest, Varfok St. 14. Thursday, July 12, 2012 |18.30 – 20.30  p.m. The exhibition will be opened by the artist herself. The exhibition is open: from 13.07 to 28.07.2012,  between Tuesday and Saturday 11 a.m. an 6 p.m. […]

Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck: 01 / Magenta Black White (Homage to Kazuo Ohno)

Holger Endres, 01/Magenta Schwarz Weiss (Hommage à Kazuo Ohno) Acrylic on wall    Holger Endres 01/Magenta Schwarz Weiss (Hommage à Kazuo Ohno) 01.06.2012 – 14.07.2012 “It is not important to understand what I am doing. It is perhaps better if the audience don’t understand it. What is important is what they feel.” Kazuo Ohno The Galerie […]

ArtSummer Gallery, Istanbul: Impudence of Good Intent

Hera Buyuktasciyan, Silent Witnessing, 2012, watercolor on paper, 30×80 cm Impudence of Good Intent group show     19 Jun – 28 Jul 2012 Serra Behar, Zeynep Beler, Elif Boyner, Hera Büyüktaşçıyan, Özgür Erkök, Erol Eskici,Ahmet Doğu İpek,Kaan Kuley,Can Kurucu,Gümüş Özdeş, Ozan Türkkan (curated by Nihan Çetinkaya) “Someone who doesn’t need the approval of others, who […]

DOX, Prague: Karel Nepraš retrospective

KAREL NEPRAŠ 8. 6. – 1. 10. 2012 The DOX Centre for Contemporary Art prepared a retrospective of Karel Nepraš for the summer of 2012. Nepraš is one of a small number of leading Czech artists to whom Czech museum and gallery institutions owe a representative exhibition and publication. The exhibition maps Nepraš’s sculptural and […]