Paysage(s) choisi(s) – Chosen landscape(s), Nouveau Musée National de Monaco
Apr
20
to Oct 28

Paysage(s) choisi(s) – Chosen landscape(s), Nouveau Musée National de Monaco

Paysage(s) choisi(s) – Chosen landscape(s)

Villa Sauber, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco
NMNM, 8 avenue Hector Otto, 98000 Monaco

April 20 - October 28, 2018

Screening programme linked to the thematics of Latifa Echakhch's exhibition: "Le jardin mécanique" on artificial landscapes, decorum and theater scenes.

This program offers a selection of videos dealing with the question of landscape both as an artificial sceneryand as the frame of an exotic and romantic representation of the territory.

Yto Barrada, Beau Geste, 2009
Hicham Berrada, Céleste, 2014
Sadie Benning, The Judy Spots, 1995
David Blandy, Background, 2013
Latifa Echakhch, Dérobadimage, 1999
Marie Voignier, Hinterland, 2009

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Idea of North, BALTIC, Tyneside
May
11
to Sep 30

Idea of North, BALTIC, Tyneside

Idea of North
BALTIC

11 May – 30 September 2018

Idea of North presents a series of displays and projects that play with the convention of the ‘expo’ event. Spanning the vast space of the Level 4 gallery, pavilions, architectural constructions and guest curated displays converge in the exploration of northern imagination, unpicking and revealing different voices within the idea of a ‘northern’ identity. Through artworks and narratives, a constellation of counter-stories and divergent lines through recent history will be explored, addressing our sense of community, place and belonging.

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New Geographies Commission
May
31
to Oct 31

New Geographies Commission

New Geographies announces the artists commissioned to create ten site-responsive art works across the East of England.

New Geographies and the East Contemporary Visual Arts Network (ECVAN) are delighted to announce the artists selected to create ten major site-responsive visual arts commissions across the East of England.

New Geographies is a three-year project, funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, to create a new map of the East of England based on personal thoughts, reflections and stories of unexplored or overlooked places, rather than on historic or economical centres. The first phase of the project invited members of the public to nominate locations for the map in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, over a three-month period in the Summer of 2017.

This resulted in over 270 nominations, including the Petrified Forest of Mundon (Essex), the Concrete Pyramid off Great Yarmouth’s coast (Norfolk), an abandoned Tesco supermarket in Chatteris (Cambridgeshire) and Cardington Airship Hangar Site in Bedford (Bedfordshire).

Via an international open call, artists were then invited to submit proposals for artworks inspired by the nominated locations. The final commissions were selected by a panel made up of ECVAN’s partner organisations.

The artists selected are: Maria Anastassiou, David Blandy, Cooking Sections, Ian Giles, Krijn de Koning, Taylor Le Melle & Zadie Xa, susan pui san lok, Studio Morison, Stuart Whipps and Laura Wilson. Each artist will work closely on the realisation of their work with one of the New Geographies partner institutions.

www.newgeographies.uk

Follow #Newgeog & @newgeog for social media updates on the project.

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Film London Jarman Award
Jun
29
to Nov 18

Film London Jarman Award

The Film London Jarman Award

The Film London Jarman Award recognises and supports artists working with moving image and celebrates the spirit of experimentation, imagination and innovation in the work of UK-based artist filmmakers. The Award is inspired by visionary filmmaker Derek Jarman.

The 2018 shortlisted artists are:
Larry Achiampong & David Blandy

Jasmina Cibic
Lawrence Lek

Daria Martin

Hardeep Pandhal

Margaret Salmon


The winner of this year's Film London Jarman Award will be announced in November 2018.

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The Fantastical Multimedia Pop-up Project, The Edge, Bath
Jul
20
to Aug 24

The Fantastical Multimedia Pop-up Project, The Edge, Bath

‘The Fantastical Multimedia Pop-up Project’
20 Jul – 24 Aug
Tue - Sat, 10am-4pm
The Foyer, Arts Cafe, Andrew Brownsword Gallery, Bath

Discover new worlds, see new thinking and technologies in our Digital Laboratory, become a character in a video game, lose yourself in Virtual Reality, become part of a live gaming experiment and experience artworks from the Zabludowicz Collection.

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Nottingham Contemporary Fanon Screening
Aug
16
6:30 PM18:30

Nottingham Contemporary Fanon Screening

Nottingham Contemporary
Finding Fanon Trilogy Screening: Larry Achiampong & David Blandy
16 Aug 2018
6.30-8.30pm 

Finding Fanon Trilogy is a film inspired by the lost plays of Frantz Fanon, (1925-1961) a politically radical humanist whose practice dealt with the psychopathology of colonisation and the social and cultural consequences of decolonisation. Directors Achiampong and Blandy negotiate Fanon’s ideas, examining the politics of race, racism and decolonisation. Through the series, they look at how these societal issues affect our relationship amidst an age of new technology, popular culture and globalisation.

The screening will be followed by a conversation with co-director Larry Achiampong and curator Amir George.

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Rivers of Emotion, Bodies of Ore; Kunsthall Trondheim
Sep
13
to Dec 21

Rivers of Emotion, Bodies of Ore; Kunsthall Trondheim

Rivers of Emotion, Bodies of Ore
Kunsthall Trondheim
September 13 – December 21, 2018

Examining the concept of ‘Extraction’, Kunsthall Trondheim’s exhibition is an intersectional exploration, correlating the exploitation of the Earth with that of the human body, to compare the actual materiality of digital hardware with the promise of the immaterial experience it seduces us with. 

Patricipating artists include: Lise Autogena & Joshua Portway, Liv Bugge, David Blandy, Sean Dockray, Marianne Heier, Louis Henderson, Lawrence Lek, Hanna Ljungh, Ignas Krunglevičius, Rikke Luther, Eline McGeorge, Karianne Stensland, Anja Örn, Tomas Örn & Fanny Carinasdotter.

The exhibition is curated by Lisa Rosendahl.

Kunsthall Trondheim

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Festival of Ideas, Cambridge October 20-21 2018
Oct
20
to Oct 21

Festival of Ideas, Cambridge October 20-21 2018

Festival of Ideas, Cambridge

As part of the Festival of Ideas, Experiments in Art & Science: An experimental project with Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, funded by Wellcome, will be showcasing new projects by three artists who have collaborated with the Gurdon Institute to develop works inspired by scientific research.

The artists:
David Blandy - working with the Livesey lab
Rachel Pimm - working with the Miska lab
Laura Wilson - working with the Zegerman lab

The Gurdon Institute
Kettle's Yard

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Sunshine Socialist Cinema, Höja, Sweden
Jul
19
9:00 PM21:00

Sunshine Socialist Cinema, Höja, Sweden

The Sunshine Socialist Cinema is an outdoor cinema powered by solarpanels, run by artists Kalle Brolin and Kristina Müntzing. We’re re-distributing surplus light from day to night by solarpanel and projector, and screen films that generate discussion on radical leftwing topics. Our themes include post-industrial survival, political filmmaking, artists joining political collectives, and more. Our activities include public screenings, studygroup discussions, field trips, and presentations hosted by other institutions.

On Thursday July 19 we’ll be screening a micro-film festival at our main facility in Höja. Gates open at 21, screening begins at 21.30. Since this is an election year in Sweden, our screening has been themed and titled as Det Fria Valet – translated as The Free Election or The Free Choice.

Screening films from Malmö Dockteater, Hannah Black, and David Blandy.

Sunshine Socialist Cinema

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Experiments in Art & Science: Kettle's Yard & The Gurdon Institute
May
12
12:00 PM12:00

Experiments in Art & Science: Kettle's Yard & The Gurdon Institute

Experiments in Art & Science: Kettle's Yard & The Gurdon Institute
May 12th 2018
Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
12-4pm

Join artists Rachel Pimm and David Blandy at Kettle's Yard along with scientists from the Gurdon Institute in an afternoon of hands-on activities and talks that showcase their latest art and science collaborations.

From 2-3pm there will be a panel discussion between artists Rachel Pimm and David Blandy and scientists Professor Eric Miska and Dr Philip Zegerman, chaired by Experiments in Art & Science curator Harriet Loffler

Experiments in Art & Science will take place across several spaces at Kettle’s Yard. Come along and explore the building!

FREE, drop in
Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

An experimental project with Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, funded by Wellcome, bringing three artists to the Gurdon Institute to develop works inspired by scientific research.

The Gurdon Institute
Kettle's Yard

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Contemporary Art Society: Conference: The Virtual in Museums
May
10
11:00 AM11:00

Contemporary Art Society: Conference: The Virtual in Museums

CAS Annual Conference – Hot Medium: Virtual Reality in Museums
10 May 2018
11.00—17.00

The National Gallery, London

Throughout the day we will hear curators and contemporary artists discussing their engagement with this technology. The unique, exclusive and ultimately solipsistic experience of VR might radically transform visitor experience – collective, shared and ultimately public – proposing a new way to understand artworks and their histories. The powerful potential of VR as a new creative direct cross-medium makes it an unbeatable tool for the museum of today to face the challenges of tomorrow.
Trafalgar Square
London, WC2N 5DN

Organiser: Contemporary Art Society

The Contemporary Art Society Annual Conference focuses on the creative potential that virtual and augmented reality offers to museums. With the rapid development of virtual reality – a computer generated environment that is both immersive and interactive – the ways in which we can view, interpret and curate exhibitions have multiplied.

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IN/DI/VISIBLE, Bethlem Gallery, London
Apr
7
to Jun 30

IN/DI/VISIBLE, Bethlem Gallery, London

IN/DI/VISIBLE
7th April - 30th June

Bethlem Gallery
Open 10am - 5pm, Wednesday - Friday and the first and last Saturdays of the month

Exhibiting Artists: Daniel Regan, Larry Achiampong & David Blandy, Esther Maxwell-Orumbie, Leon B, John M and Mr X.

The exhibition takes themes within Larry Achiampong and David Blandy’s The Finding Fanon Trilogy, a multi-layered exploration of race, identity and globalisation, as a starting point for an enquiry into subjectivity and art’s potential to offer new ways of being and becoming.

Join invited artists, clinicians and academics to discuss the themes of the exhibition as part of the related programme of talks and events, April – May 2018.

Bethlem Gallery

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'Polymorph Other', IMT, London
Apr
5
5:00 PM17:00

'Polymorph Other', IMT, London

Polymorph Other
IMT, London

DAVID BLANDY & DANIEL LOCKE | UMA BREAKDOWN | ALLAN HUGHES & MARK JACKSON | FELIX ROSE KAWITZKY & MARIANNE THESEN LAW | KATE LISTON |  MATT STOKES | PETER WOLFENDALE & TIMOTHY LINWARD 

THURSDAY 5 APRIL 2018  5 – 9 PM

Polymorph Other is a one-day-only exhibition of materials, records and activities inspired by, involving or about role-playing.

IMT Gallery

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States of Play: Roleplay Reality, FACT Liverpool
Mar
22
to Jun 17

States of Play: Roleplay Reality, FACT Liverpool

States of Play: Roleplay Reality
FACT, Liverpool

22 March 2018 - 17 June 2018

An immersive and participatory show examining gaming as both a critical and artistic tool, focusing on the unparalleled importance of role-play within the genre. Collected works illustrate how games are a site of contested power and identity, playing out across both the physical and virtual worlds.

Larry Achiampong & David Blandy (UK), Bluehole Studios Inc (KR), Rindon Johnson (US), Reija Meriläinen (FL), Minority Media (CA), Kimmo Modig (FL), David O'Reilly (IE), Porpentine (US) and Neotenomie (US), Jon Rafman (CA), Rockstar Games (UK), Angela Washko (US), Werkflow (UK), Jordan Wolfson (US), Pinar Yoldas (TR)

FACT, Liverpool

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Frame, Play, Pause: SASK Sint-Niklaas Akademie, Belgium
Mar
17
to Apr 29

Frame, Play, Pause: SASK Sint-Niklaas Akademie, Belgium

'Frame Play Pause'
17 March to 29 April 2018

This exhibition is part of the city project 'More is More' and is a collaboration between the SASK, the Culture Center and the Center for Image Expression. The show contains work by artists who explore the boundaries between photography, film and digital media. Participating artists are: Hans Op de Beeck, Dries Depoorter, Nick Proot, David Blandy, Marie Cloquet, Marc De Blieck and Sarah Vanagt.

Square Hall and Annex of d'Academie Paul Snoekstraat 3 - 9100 Sint-Niklaas
Opening hours: Wed-Thu-Sat 14h-17h and Sat-Sun 10h-12h
sask@sint-niklaas.be
www.academiesintniklaas.be

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Hello World: For the Post-Human Age, Art Tower Mito, Tokyo, Japan
Feb
10
to May 6

Hello World: For the Post-Human Age, Art Tower Mito, Tokyo, Japan

Hello World: for the Post-Human Age
Art Tower Mito, Tokyo, Japan
February 10 – May 6, 2018

Organised by Mito Arts Foundation
Curated by Junya Yamamine

Artists showing works include: David Blandy, Kenta Cobayashi, Simon Denny, Cécile B. Evans, Exonemo, Rachel Maclean, Hito Steyerl & Akihiko Taniguchi

Art Tower Mito

Review in Japan Times
Time Out, Tokyo

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Transmediale/Festival- Face Value, HKW Berlin, Germany
Jan
31
to Feb 4

Transmediale/Festival- Face Value, HKW Berlin, Germany

transmediale is a Berlin-based festival and year-round project that draws out new connections between art, culture, and technology.

Opening Night: 31 January 2018
Main Program: 1 to 4 February 2018

HKW – Haus der Kulturen der Welt
John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10
D-10557 Berlin

Larry Achiampong & David Blandy are showing Finding Fanon in the exhibition Territories of Complicity, Curated by Inga Seidler.

Unpacking Finding Fanon: Media Minerals
Larry Achiampong & David Blandy

Artist Performance Fri, 02.02.2018
17:00–17:30, Exhibition Hall 1

Buy tickets here

They will also be taking part on a panel as part of the associated conference curated by Daphne Dragona.

The Violent Imagination of Financial Capitalism

Fri, 02.02.2018, 14:30 - 16:00
Auditorium
Panel: Larry Achiampong & David Blandy, Max Haiven and Nina Power
Moderated by Amel Ouaïssa

Buy tickets here:

Artistic Director Kristoffer Gansing
Conference Daphne Dragona
Exhibition Inga Seidler
Film & Video Florian Wüst

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'Revolt and Revolutions', Yorkshire Sculpture Park, 6 Jan - 15 Apr 2018
Jan
6
to Apr 15

'Revolt and Revolutions', Yorkshire Sculpture Park, 6 Jan - 15 Apr 2018

Revolt & Revolutions: An Arts Council Collection National Partner Exhibition

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bothy Gallery
6 Jan–15 Apr 2018

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Creativity has long been associated with vanguard ideas: art and music can give a voice to the unheard, power to the vulnerable and celebrate the human capacity for positive action, even in adversity. 

The works in this exhibition, drawn primarily from the Arts Council Collection, give insight into some of the counter-culture and anti-establishment movements of recent decades alongside work by artists who seek to make a difference, helping to suggest ways that we might contribute to change on an individual, community and even global level. Works include Susan Philipsz’ version of the rousing anthem The Internationale (1999), broadcast across the Bothy Garden landscape and A Jukebox of People Trying to Change the World (2003–) by Ruth Ewan which welcomes visitors into the gallery space.

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YSP

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Out of Nothing, Nobrow Press: Round table discussion 6th Dec
Dec
7
7:00 PM19:00

Out of Nothing, Nobrow Press: Round table discussion 6th Dec

Out of Nothing

By Daniel Locke with David Blandy, including an introduction by Dr Adam Rutherford

Published by Nobrow, available to order at your local book shop or Amazon.

Review at Down The Tubes

Round Table Discussion
Wednesday 6th December, 7-8.30pm
Venue: THECUBE, Shoreditch, London

Join, Daniel Locke, David Blandy and BBC’s Adam Rutherford, the creative team behind our new epic, graphic novel Out of Nothing as they discuss their collaborative partnership, the formation of the solar system, the death of the last star in the universe and the invention of Hip-Hop.

This is the story of us, a story created Ex Nihilo, from the Big Bang to an imagined future, encompassing thousands of years of science and storytelling and art, so that we might know who we are...

Locke and Blandy show how our unique 'Dreaming minds' and basic instinct to observe, record, and connect have been the catalyst for all progress and discovery, in this incredible millennia-spanning graphic novel.

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Arts Catalyst: Trust Me, I’m an Artist: DNA Ancestry Testing Larry Achiampong & David Blandy
Dec
7
6:30 PM18:30

Arts Catalyst: Trust Me, I’m an Artist: DNA Ancestry Testing Larry Achiampong & David Blandy

Thu 7 December 2017, 6:30pm

Trust Me, I’m an Artist: DNA Ancestry Testing
Larry Achiampong & David Blandy. 

Tickets are £5, booking essential

As part of a new project with Arts Catalyst, artists Larry Achiampong and David Blandy will each be undertaking multiple Ancestry DNA tests. The artists plan to investigate the scientific validity, and examine the underlying ethical issues, of Ancestry DNA testing with a specially convened ethics committee formed of medical ethicists, geneticists and artists.

Part of Trust Me, I’m an Artist, a European art and ethics programme.

Arts Catalyst
Centre for Art, Science + Technology
74-76 Cromer Street
London WC1H 8DR, UK
www.artscatalyst.org

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Artist Film Weekender, Home, Manchester
Dec
1
to Dec 3

Artist Film Weekender, Home, Manchester

Artist Film Weekender, Home, Manchester

Dec 1-3rd 2017

HOME’s third annual celebration of the alt-wonderful world of artist film is crammed with special guests, premieres and discussions. 

Fri 1 Dec 2017 at 20.20
Finding Fanon Trilogy + Q&A with Larry Achiampong & David Blandy with Ying Tan, Curator at the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA)

HOME
2 Tony Wilson Place
Manchester
M15 4FN

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 Child of the Atom- David Blandy, Vdrome
Nov
24
to Dec 9

Child of the Atom- David Blandy, Vdrome

Child of the Atom is presented by Vdrome on the occasion of David Blandy’s solo exhibition “The End of the World,” viewable until December 16th at Seventeen, London

Friday November 24th-Saturday December 9th 2017

Vdrome is an online platform that offers regular, high quality screenings of films and videos directed by visual artists and filmmakers, whose production lies in-between contemporary art and cinema.

Each screening is presented during a limited period, as in a movie theatre.

Vdrome makes available a program of exceptional artists’s films and videos that are selected due to their importance, quality and innovative strength, many of which are only shown in the context of film festivals, exhibitions or specific surveys, being therefore of very limited access.

Vdrome is an initiative conceived and promoted by Mousse.

Curated by: Edoardo Bonaspetti, Jens Hoffmann, Andrea Lissoni and Filipa Ramos.
Managing Editor: Enrico Boccioletti

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There past the borders of nowhere, presented by John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

There past the borders of nowhere, presented by John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

John Hansard Gallery’s presents an evening of artist’s films in partnership with Southampton Film Week.

Venue: God’s House Tower, 3 Lower Canal Walk, Southampton SO14 3GS
14. November 2017 | 7-9pm | FREE, booking required

Book your place HERE
The following films will be shown:

Shezad Dawood, Trailer, (2011), 15’00”
Uriel Orlow, Muthi (2016-17), 17’00”
Imogen Stidworthy, Barrabackslarrabang (2010), 9’13”
David Blandy, Child of the Atom (2011), 14’00”
Rosalind Nashashibi, Vivian’s Garden (2017), 29’50”

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The Big Thrill, BFI Southbank, 11th November
Nov
11
10:00 AM10:00

The Big Thrill, BFI Southbank, 11th November

The Big Thrill, 11th November, BFI Southbank

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6pm: Screening of Finding Fanon Part Two (Larry Achiampong & David Blandy, 2015; including a presentation by David Blandy.

This discussion event is a part of The Big Thrill day, a full day of talks, panels and masterclasses dissecting the thriller as the genre of our anxious times. This day is the key event of BFI Southbank’s current Who Can You Trust? thriller season

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The End of the World, Seventeen Gallery, London- Until Jan 27 2018
Nov
3
to Jan 27

The End of the World, Seventeen Gallery, London- Until Jan 27 2018

David Blandy – The End of the World
Seventeen Gallery

Extended: The End of the World reopens Sat 15th January and will close 27th January 2018, Seventeen Gallery, London

Until Jan 27
Wed-Sat, 11am-6pm

Review in Time Out London, by Eddy Frankel

Comprising three film installations and new series of photographs, ‘The End of the World’ deals with the artist’s relationship to technology and memory, speculating about Armageddon and a loss of connection to the server.

Seventeen
270-276 Kingsland Road
London
E8 4DG

 

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Unmaking The Mask, BAMcinématek, Brookyn, USA
Oct
26
6:00 PM18:00

Unmaking The Mask, BAMcinématek, Brookyn, USA

“Unmaking The Mask”, BAMcinématek

“Unmaking The Mask”, will close the series “Black Skin, White Masks: Cinema Inspired by Frantz Fanon” on Thursday 26 October.

A selection of daring, thought-provoking shorts by contemporary filmmakers whose work is influenced by Frantz Fanon.

Following the films, Leah Gilliam and Ja'Tovia Gary will join series programmer Ashley Clark for an onstage discussion.

The films in the programme will be: 'The Finding Fanon Trilogy' by Larry Achiampong & David Blandy,  ‘Slowly This’ by Arthur Jafa, ‘Now Pretend’ by Leah Gilliam, and, the NY premiere of a new work by Ja’Tovia Gary.

Programme curated by Ashley Clark, Senior programmer, BAMcinématek

BAMcinématek

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Afro-Tech Screening, Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund, Germany
Oct
21
11:00 AM11:00

Afro-Tech Screening, Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund, Germany

Screening Programme for the exhibition "Afro-Tech and the Future of Re-Invention" at Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund, Germany

Programme Curated by Alex Moussa Sawadogo (Afrikamera - News from Africa, Berlin)

Saturday, October 21st
11: 00-7PM

INTERVIEWS AND PRESENTATIONS with Alexander G. Weheliye, Louis Henderson, and Kiluanji Kia Henda, Ingrid LaFleur, Raimi Gbadamosi & a short film program shows current work on the topic of Afrofuturism. 

 

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Screen City Biennial, Stavanger, Norway & Online 12-31 October 2017
Oct
12
to Oct 31

Screen City Biennial, Stavanger, Norway & Online 12-31 October 2017

Screen City is dedicated to presenting the moving image in public space. It explores the relation between the moving image, sound and architecture and presents artistic formats that seek to expand the borders of cinematic experience. Screen City was established in 2013 in Stavanger, Norway. From 2017 it will be presented as Screen City Biennial in close collaboration with local and international art institutions and organizations. The Biennial presents a new platform that works to explore uses of the moving image in contemporary artistic practice.

Still from Finding Fanon Part Two, 2015 Larry Achiampong & David Blandy showing online during the Biennial

The online exhibition is accessible between 12–31 October 2017 on Screencitybiennial.org.

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Picnic At Tornado Sands, Arcade East, London: Sat 23 Sep 2017
Sep
23
5:00 PM17:00

Picnic At Tornado Sands, Arcade East, London: Sat 23 Sep 2017

Picnic At Tornado Sands
Arcade East

A curated evening of films and performances

Saturday 23 September, 5 – 9pm

Picnic at Tornado Sands is a programme of short films, performance and pop up shops featuring local artists, designers and makers.

The film screening features work by Wolfgang Tillmans, Jem Cohen, Criodhna Costello, Lizzie Hughes, David Blandy, Fikret Atay, Jane Topping, Katy Dove, Roderick Buchanan, Sadie Benning and others. Exploring the precarious balance between memory and reality, nostalgia and longing, the films journey through shared human connections, chance encounters and loss; fleeting moments in time captured through image and sound.

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Larry Achiampong & David Blandy: Finding Fanon, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Texas, USA
Aug
25
to Oct 7

Larry Achiampong & David Blandy: Finding Fanon, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Texas, USA

Larry Achiampong & David Blandy: Finding Fanon
Fort Worth Contemporary Arts

August 25 - October 7 2017

Finding Fanon is a film series inspired by the lost plays of Frantz Fanon (1925-1961), a politically radical humanist whose practice dealt with the psychopathology of colonization and the social and cultural consequences of decolonization. The artists negotiate Fanon’s ideas, and examine how society, race and racism affect our relationships with each other in an age of new technology, pop culture and globalization. There will be a live performance by the artists on September 21. Gallery hours are 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Fort Worth Contemporary Arts
2900 West Berry Street
Fort Worth, TX 76109 United States

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Be Magnificent: Walthamstow School of Art 1957-1967 Summer School
Jul
12
to Jul 13

Be Magnificent: Walthamstow School of Art 1957-1967 Summer School

Be Magnificent: Walthamstow School of Art 1957-1967 Summer School

A Study of Line: Self portraiture through Graphic Novels with David Blandy

July 12, 2017

7—8.30pm

William Morris Gallery, Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4PP

In this workshop led by artist David Blandy you will learn how to construct, draw and plan a comic strip and be introduced to the skills necessary to combine text and image in order to tell your stories.

Participants will examine master practitioners such as Harvey Pekar, Art Spiegelman, Osamu Tezuka, Alison Bechdel and Chris Ware before constructing their own stories based on important moments in their lives.

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David Blandy works with the image in the digital world, from the YouTube tutorial and music videos, to television series, anime and the narrative sections of computer games; highlighting our relationship with popular culture and investigating what makes us who we are. Within each work he deconstructs the form, placing himself as the alienated subject in a prefabricated cultural archetype. Through this process Blandy questions our relationship with the narratives that surround and shape us, to find what forms the contemporary collective unconscious.

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Be Magnificent

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