Friday, March 30, 2012

Neither You Nor Me - 2 Performances in Stockholm

Neither You Nor Me is a cross-over platform, using the theatre practice as venue for meetings between artists from different fields, where everyone participates with their specific knowledge and expertise in a journey through the narratives Antigone, Parzival and Bartleby . The first story presents a number of dialectic positions – man/woman, king/citizen, law/religion – whereas the second is an invitation to follow a movement from singularity to subjectivity and the third about participation, creation and man's relationship to technology. The project is a co-operation between director Anders Paulin, actor Anders Mossling and artist Per Huttner.

Anders Paulin and Anders Mossling will perform Parzival twice at Hallwylska Museet April 13 (12 noon and 3 pm) and Bartleby at Tekniska Museet April 11, 6 pm. The latter is free of charge and no booking is required, but the former costs 70 SEK and you have to make a booking in advance here. A third performance and banquet is planned for Tysta Maria gången/garaget in June 2012.

Book launch: Italian Conversations - Art in the age of Berlusconi

Book launch: Tuesday 27 March 2012 h 6,30 pm

MAXXI B.A.S.E. - Via Guido Reni, 4/A - Rome

A project by Fucking Good Art

Commissioned by Nomas Foundation

Published by NERO, Rome, and post editions, Rotterdam

Supported by Fonds BKVB (The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture), Mondriaan Foundation, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Rome, and Parc Saint Leger – Centre d'Art Contemporain in France. 

In collaboration with Careof and O', Milan; Nosadella.due, Bologna; Progetto Diogene, Turin; Archiviazioni, Lecce; Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples; Francesco Pantaleone Arte Contemporanea, Palermo.

Italian Conversations – Art in the age of Berlusconi contains 26 conversations with artists, curators, critics and gallerists who play an active role in the Italian contemporary art world, 7 artists’ contributions and 9 texts, as well as a list of independent non-profit private initiatives by artists, curators, collectors and others, compiled in collaboration with partners from the seven different territories involved in this book project.

Guest relator: Vincenzo Latronico (writer and art critic)
Introduction: Cecilia Canziani and Ilaria Gianni (Directors Nomas Foundation), and Klaus de Rijk (Counsellor for Cultural Affairs at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Rome).

The presentation is in collaboration with Maxxi.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

CULTIVATE 2: A Gift for Somerset - Call to artists

28 April - 7 June 2012
The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre
Coal Orchard, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1JL
A Reveal Somerset project

From pin badges or artisan cheese to pandas, gifts often represent something unique and emblematic about their place of origin. They are offered as a way of saying ‘I was here’, ‘This is what we are about’, or ‘we want you to share in the identity of this place'.

Artists from around the world are invited to send gifts to Somerset, representing some aspect of their own locality. They may be bought, found, made, or conceptual gifts – including instructions for other artists or visitors to carry out, ideas or policies - which will accumulate in and around The Brewhouse throughout the exhibition.

You will receive a gift back with an invitation to ‘exhibit’ it in your community, which might be as simple as placing it on a bench in your local park. You will be helping to create a global exhibition spread across time and space, with little pieces of local identity transposed from one cultural context to another, maybe acquiring new meanings on the way. We also plan to produce a publication featuring all the gifts and givers, to be distributed locally and to participating artists.

Somerset based transitional artists group OSR Projects will be selecting gifted instructions to enact or make into reality.
This project is led by artist Simon Lee Dicker (OSR Projects) and independent curator Karen MacDonald with support from Tim Martin and the Brewhouse team.

To be involved:
E-mail conceptual gifts to
Physical gifts can be sent to:
Cultivate 2: A Gift for Somerset
c/o The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre
Coal Orchard
Please send the following information with the gift:
Your name / organisation name
Your location
E-mail address if you’d like to share it
Gift title / description
Where is the gift from?
What made you choose it?
Anything else you’d like to tell us

We look forward to your contribution.