It is not always simple to separate the artist’s statement from the artist whose work doesn’t appear to manifest what it claims to be manifesting. A nod to ‘contemporary discourse’ seems to be the norm while discussing art. It is sometimes overlooked that contemporary discourse is a living and breathing entity, just as art itself. It grows, it changes, old truths become obsolete, or stay in the era where they emerged, with new thought experiments and theories being tested all the time...
Faded, © Kgaugelo Rakgwale, 2017
Memory and Landscape
As Ephemereye is dedicated to moving image, we rarely branch off into talking about shows that are not. The upcoming exhibition of Baltica! group’s Memory and Landscape at the Old Biscuit Factory opens on 23 January 2020 in London, and will stay on until the 28th. It will include a multitude of work from painting to video installation and performance, and is curated around a particular geography – the Baltics. As diverse a group of artists as the countries of the Baltic Rim are being brought together by another artist, Jude Cowan Montague, for a group exhibition. All of them have something in common: a connection or an inspiration that has come from the region. Artists from Estonia, Lithuania, Finland...
Aino Väinö project, Jude Cowan Montague and Riitta Hakkarainen.
artist and scholar.
Three: On Moving Pictures.
Introducing Slobodan Trajković, artist and scholar, who had began his career in the late 1970s. Trajković exhibits internationally, and works and lives in London and Belgrade. Here we offer some excerpts from his book Embodiment*, and will feature three chapters from his book that are most relevant to our topic — moving image.
Unveiling Face 2nd part (Courtesy of the artist)
Copyright © 2017 by Slobodan Trajković