Cecilia Vicuña at FRAC Lorraine
2 March–23 June 2013
Cecilia Vicuña’s Quipu Austral installation (first seen at the Sydney Biennale in 2012) has been recreated in a new immersive, large-scale installation at FRAC Lorraine, Metz, France, as part of the exhibition Les Immémoriales. Vicuña is exhibiting with Agnes Denes and Monika Grzymala: three artists from different backgrounds and generations share aesthetic and ethical concerns, and make ephemeral works “inspired by memories of the Andean peoples, Native Americans and Australian Aborigines – the peoples and territories with which they weave the present and build the future.”
China Symposium: John Dugger in conversation
9 November 2012
John Dugger will be in conversation with Dr Wenny Teo during the symposium (Re) Orientations: China in the Western Artistic Imagination from the 1960s to the Present Day at the Courtauld Institute of Art. Organised by Dr Teo with Professor Sarah Wilson from the Courtauld Institute, this symposium explores the impact of Chinese art, culture and politics on the Western artistic and intellectual imagination, focusing on the 1960s and 1970s.
Tina Keane features in three exhibitions
26–27 October 2012
Tina Keane will be one of the artists exploring notions of performative projection in Playing in the Shadows on 26 and 27 October as part of the programme for The Tanks: Art in Action at Tate Modern. Keane will also be included in the group exhibitions Revolver Part 3 at Matts Gallery (31 October–18 November); and in Screen Practice at England & Co (27 September–31 October).
Film script by Paule Vézelay on show at Tate Modern
An early unrealized film script by Paule Vézelay from the collection of Tate Archive is currently on view at Tate Modern in the display Poetry and Dream on Level 3, and is also the subject of an article in the current issue of Tate etc magazine.
Chris Kenny and Georgia Russell make the First Cut
5 October 2012–27 January 2013
Chris Kenny and Georgia Russell will both be included in the exhibition First Cut at Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK. The exhibition features the work of 31 international artists who work with paper in new and revolutionary ways, ‘re-thinking the possibilities of paper’.
Paule Vézelay at Leeds Art Gallery
29 September 2012–1 July 2013
A sculpture by Paule Vézelay is currently included in the collection display Natural Form: Shape and Form in Sculpture at Leeds Art Gallery curated by the Henry Moore Institute.
Michael Druks at CaixaForum Barcelona
Until 28 October 2012
Michael Druks’ work Druksland features as the iconic image for the exhibition street banners currently seen throughout Barcelona, advertising the major exhibition Contemporary Cartographies: Drawing Thought at CaixaForum Barcelona. The exhibition, curated by Helena Tatay, presents cartographic works created in the 20th and 21st centuries by artists who “explore and question the systems of representation that have been used for centuries as a way of understanding the chaos that is life”.
John Dugger’s Sports Banner is Tate’s Olympic choice
19 July 2012
At the San Jose Textile Museum in California, John Dugger will be represented in their TECHstyle Art (Information Technology and Textiles) Biennial exhibition (7 August–14 October).
The Life and Art of David Medalla
11 July 2012
The publication by the Vibal Foundation of the new book in their Arte Filipino series – The Life and Art of David Medalla – was launched with a talk by the artist at Tate Britain. The book is edited by Purissima Benitez-Johannot, and features an interview with David Medalla, essays by Guy Brett, Isobel Whitelegg and Adam Nankervis, and numerous photographs, including Clay Perry’s images of the artist and Signals gallery in the 1960s and 1970s.
Clay Perry’s cover photograph of Yoko Ono
One of Clay Perry’s photographs of Yoko Ono from 1967 has been used as the cover illustration for the catalogue produced to accompany the exhibition Yoko Ono – To the Light at the Serpentine Gallery, London.