15 SEP 2019. 17h
Sala El Águila
Para este año estamos trabajando para presentar comisariados bajo la temática “Europa mira al Este” con los países: India, Pakistán, Taiwán, Japón, Grecia y Norte de África.
Zoe Yeh y Frankie Su del Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition, presenta videoarte taiwanés
Kentaro Taki de VCT/Videoart Center Tokyo presenta videoarte japonés
Merlin Ebenezer de Indus Art Collective* de India
Menene Gras de Casa Asia presenta cine experimental y videoarte de artistas europeos realizados en residencias en Asia
Hong-Gah Museum (twn)
Zoe Yeh comisaria de Hong-Gah Museum y Frankie Su director de Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition (TIVA)
The idea is to make a brief introduction of Taiwan’s history of 300 years.
I invited HSU Chia-Wei’s “Marshal Tie-Jia” to talk about Taiwan’s historical connection with China, and then LIU Yu’s work “Somehow I Feel relaxed here”, which links the Japan colonial times to current, and the latest piece is from artist WANG Pei-Hsuan to review the situation of Taiwan to neighborhood countries such as Indonesia, HK…
VIDEOART CENTER Tokyo/VCTscreening program“The Lost Decade”VCT was founded in 2001 as an association dedicated to videoart and other time based arts in Japan. VCT is managed independently as a Non-Profit Organization by videoartists and the staffs who consider it’s necessary to establish a critical role of the videoart of the present against the society of spectacle. As recent activities, VCT took part in “50th Anniversary of Video Art / Les Instant Video2013” (2013, Marseiile, France), and worked on a documentary video project with oral history of early video artists in Japan, “Kikai de Mirukoto=Eye Machine/To See by Chance -the Pioneers of Japanese Videoarts-“(2012, 82min.),also presented open air video art show in urban spaces, as “Video Art Promenade in ASAGAYA/ Wall to Wall”(2015, Tokyo). Official web site=www.vctokyo.org
5 videoartists who mainly work on single channel video, video performance, video installation, take part in this program. They are from so-called “Y generation”, never daunted their spirit to criticize today’s technology, society and culture.
INDUS ART COLLECTIVE* (ind)
“Indus art Collective” is an establishment that has been based on a view of interaction through ‘Culture’ as instrument for social transformation and change.
The groups of artists from different creative platforms intend to help and promote artists and their activities, creating new openings and opportunities. And thus bridging the parameters with cities as well as villages and other provinces and countries.
As in recent years’ objectification and commoditization deprived/ restricted art practices from performing its larger social roles as agents of transformation and critical reflection. Rather than promoting aesthetically desirable objects, art should be understood as a healing practice which allows the human mind to decipher and reorient. It is imperative to mention here that Indus will enable artist to shift towards community oriented collaborations that challenge conventional values enshrined in art and open further possibilities of greater integration of art into social fabric, reflecting, to realize “A BOUNDARY WAS NEVER THERE”
The program that Indus wants to instill is to give awareness of visual knowledge through workshops and art shows for cities and villages. Its objective is to connect and communicate with anyone and everyone, encompassing a global awareness of art that further allow us to interact with artists from other countries. And also to bring art out of its confined modes and to present it publically.
Menene Gras (esp)
Menene está realizando un comisariado de artistas españoles que han realizado piezas de videoarte y cine experimental en residencias en Asia