26.01.2012

CHAIRLIFT’S SOMETHING LP OUT NOW!

www.chairlifted.com


24.01.2012

NEW VIDEO FOR LAURA MARLING’S I WAS JUST A CARD

New video directed by Kate Jablonski and Brian Lipchik for Laura Marling’s latest single taken from the album A Creature I Don’t Know released on 12th September 2011, which made Laura eligible for a nomination in the 2012 BRIT Awards… and a nomination indeed she has received, in the British Solo Female Artist category (which she won in 2011). You can find out more about the nominees and re-live last year’s shell-shocked glory moment over here on the BRITs website. The awards take place on 21st February.

www.lauramarling.com


24.01.2012

BEAUTY COMES IN MANY FORMS: PAULINE FORSTER

Artist — London (UK)

Pauline Forster, Untitled (flour performance), 2000

Pauline Forster is an english artist, performer, musician, designer and landlady of The George Tavern in the East End of London. She is best known for her Dog On performance, a mirrored Ford Capri outside the Tate Modern on its opening day, 8th May 2000. Pauline Forster is also known for Handmade by Pauline Forster and for transforming The George Tavern in Stepney into a thriving arts, music and performance venue with an international reputation. Pauline purchased The George Tavern in 2003 and has built up The Georges reputation as a top music, performance and art venue, and a location for film and advertising. Acts that have played at The George include John Cooper-Clarke, Evan Dando, Pete Doherty, Snow Patrol, Duran Duran and Nick Cave. Since February 2008 she has written a fortnightly column for Newspaper of The Year East London Advertiser entitled “In My Words”, Pauline’s column is about topical local issues ranging from health care to financial crisis. After succeeding in the “Save The George”campaign in 2009, Pauline is now restoring the outside of the George Tavern, a grade 2 listed building.

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19.01.2012

NICOLA YEOMAN’S IN WAITING EXHIBITION

From January 26th to March 17th, at Wyer Gallery — London (UK)

To begin 2012, Wyer Gallery hosts an exhibition by British artist Nicola Yeoman who will create an impressive, site-specific installation. ”In Waiting”, a sculpture composed principally of drapery and cement, is part of a series of circular installations in different materials that form an ongoing body of work. The installation is part of a series of six circular sculptures using different materials that Yeoman has photographed and which are available as a signed, limited edition portfolio.

www.thewyergallery.co.uk


16.01.2012

NATHALIE DU PASQUIER’S EXHIBITION

From January 17th to February 14th, at 121+ Store — Milan (Italy)

On the occasion of the release of the 25th issue of Un Sedicesimo series for Corraini Edizioni, 121+ Libreria exTemporanea bookshop in Milan presents an exhibition featuring 18 drawings by artist and designer Nathalie Du Pasquier. In her works, everyday objects lose their usual gloss of triviality, regaining the witty energy that marks Nathalie’s work. The show starts on tuesday January 17th at 6.30 pm and will be open until February 14th. For more infos about timings and location check the links below.

www.corraini.it
www.nathaliedupasquier.com


16.01.2012

ABSTRACTION, BALANCE AND RELATIONSHIPS: MIA CHRISTOPHER

Visual Artist — San Francisco (USA)

Artwork by Mia Christopher

Mia is a multi-disciplinary artist and student from San Francisco, she’s going to receive her BFA from California College of the Arts in May 2012. She makes paintings, drawings, etchings, collage, cut-outs, videos, photographs, hard and soft objects, embroideries, books, and whatever else she can get her hands on. We discoverd Mia trough her simple, colorful and quirky paper works. She took part in some amazing group exhibitions over the past two and a half years, and she’s been able to collaborate with other artists on drawings, zines and illustrations. On January 14th at Empire Seven Studios in San Jose (CA) opened Personal Made Space, a group exhibition featuring Mia’s works and don’t forget her senior BFA Exhibition, at Tecoah and Thomas Bruce Galleries in San Francisco, starting on March 13th 2012. In the meantime, peek into her world!

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12.01.2012

SANJA IVEKOVIC’S SWEET VIOLENCE EXHIBITION

From December 18th 2011 to March 26th 2012, at MoMA — New York (USA)

Personal Cuts, video still, 1982, © Sanja Ivekovic

The first museum exhibition in the United States of the work of Sanja Iveković covers four decades of the artist’s remarkable career. A feminist, activist, and video pioneer, Iveković came of age in the early 1970s during the period known as the Croatian Spring, when artists broke free from mainstream institutional settings, laying the ground for a form of praxis antipodal to official art. Part of the generation known as the Nova Umjetnička Praska (New Art Practice), Iveković produced works of cross-cultural resonance that range from conceptual photomontages to video and performance. Iveković offers a fascinating view into the official politics of power, gender roles, and the paradoxes inherent in society’s collective memory. The exhibition will be accompanied by a major publication.

www.moma.org


10.01.2012

THE 21st ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL LOS ANGELES PHOTOGRAPHIC ART EXPOSITION

January 12th — 16th, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium — Los Angeles (USA)

Woman by the Pool, Beverly Hills Hotel, 1975, photo by Anthony Friedkin

The longstanding photo l.a. returns to the historic Santa Monica Civic Auditorium for its 21st edition on Thursday, January 12nd – Monday, January 16th, 2012. Continuing the discourse on photography’s place in the fine arts, photo l.a. provides dealers from around the globe a platform for the exhibition of vintage masterworks, contemporary photography, as well as video and multimedia installations. This exciting juxtaposition creates the character that is photo l.a.  In addition to the continuation of the lectures, panels, book signings, and special installations, photo l.a. is pleased to announce Salon de Tableaux, an area of tabletop presentations showcasing vintage, vernacular and unique photography. Also, photo l.a. is proud to introduce photoBOOK – a forum with guest reviewers offering feedback to photographers on their book proposals. For more accurate timings and informations check the link below.

www.photola.com


10.01.2012

EBROIDING STORIES: JAZMIN BERAKHA

Visual artist — Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Untitled (detail), embroidery on fabric, 2011, artwork by Jazmin Berakha

Based in Buenos Aires, Jazmin is a multitalented visual artist, working especially with embroidery art and textiles. She develops her work in different disciplines (film, theatre, music…), using different supports such as illustration, embroidery, installation, graphic and costume design. The latest project she’s been working on is her first solo exhibition in New York, at Heskin Contemporary. Let’s see something more!

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10.01.2012

RUTH VAN BEEK’S FIRST BOOK: THE HIBERNATORS

The Hibernators is the first book by Ruth Van Beek, it’s published by RVB books in Paris and can be ordered via their website. It’s also available a special edition of the book, including a signed and numbered print, edition of 30, so you better hurry up!

www.rvb-books.com
www.ruthvanbeek.com


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