2012柏林双年展出新意
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[楼主] oui 2010-09-26 10:53:43

第7届柏林双年展策展人:Artur Zmijewski 柏林消息,一直以来柏林双年展(Berlin Biennale)都被认为是当代艺术领域年轻策展天才们的试验场,近日主办方宣布波兰艺术家阿蒂尔·祖米卓斯基(Artur Zmijewski )荣任2012年柏林双年展策展人。
祖米卓斯基是一位极具争议性的视频艺术家,从普通人的角度观察,其作品中的人物总是在一种或极端,或残暴的情况下进行活动。例如一件二战主题的电影作品,拍摄了纳粹集中营的幸存者在身上重新刺青,一群裸体的男女在一间废弃的地下室中游戏。
据报道,这并不是第一位艺术家来策展这一失手可热的双年展,2006年的柏林双年展就是由意大利艺术家Maurizio Cattelan掌舵,尽管Cattelan曾拥有加勒比双年展的策展经验,还是被委派了两位策展人Massimiliano Gioni , Ali Subotnick来协助他的公众。
如今这位没有策展经验却极具争议性的艺术家将会带来什么样的2012柏林双年展,恐怕只有耐心等待了。
历届柏林双年展策展人:
第六届: Kathrin Rhomberg
第五届: Adam Szymczyk and Elena Filipovi
第四届: Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni, and Ali Subotnick第三届: Ute Meta Bauer
第二届: Saskia Bos
第一届: Klaus Biesenbach, Nancy Spector, Hans Ulrich Obrist

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The Impronte Contemporary Art gallery is pleased to present the RITES WITHOUT MYTHS group show with works by Said Atabekov, Egill Sæbjörnsson, Lorenzo Scotto di Luzio, Yelena Voroboyeva and Viktor Vorobyev, Lin Yilin, Artur Zmijewski. The exhibition is curated by Ilari Valbonesi.

The exhibition Rites without Myths explores the ritual character of contemporary art, where works have no specific beginning, but are rooted in a recurrent experience: art is the rhythmic event thus consigned to the self-organized practice. Already the title reneges on the grand, legitimising "narration" of the myth, whether personal or collective. Further we have a new generation of artists who stage functioning intentionality through a strategic use of repetition, already an intermodal form of order. Naturally, these are works of strikingly unique style, this however can be ascribed neither to a universal order of space and time nor to an egocentric approach aimed at making art an "individual mythology". It is rather the artist who operates in function of the work, assuming the role of officiant in the rite: the ambiguous foundation that nevertheless gives a rhythm on what is ordered. Transfiguring codified symbologies and traumatic events, art is thus "rite without myth", a symbolic repetition, ironic art, anarchy, the work's continuous engenderment on the temporal plain and within the deformation of existing orders.

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Said Atabekov (Bes Terek, Uzbekistan, 1965) presents the installation Gengis Kan’s Shroud (2010). The patient reconstruction of blossoming poppies is an example of mimetic art prior to language, a "passive synthesis" between victim and executioner, the hidden symbol of every empire. Indeed, the red flower is the pattern of a large panel, the perceptive field analogous to seasonal flowering, which represents, in an undetermined present, the overflowing blood of the fallen in battle at the hands of Genghis Khan: the leader would scatter seeds of the plant to honour the fallen and mark the passage through the Twilight Zone.

With the The Silent Maker (2010) installation by Egill Sæbjörnsson, (Reykjavik, Iceland, 1973), the apparent simplicity of glass objects reflects upon itself the composure of silent, daily space. The show unfolds through a rotary movement intersecting the projective quality of light, and the expansive quality of sound, creating an extraordinary environment of synaesthetic venue between rupture and renewal, and the beginning of a new way of seeing and listening.
Lorenzo Scotto di Luzio (Pozzuoli, Italy, 1972) uses given materials and everyday objects to give life to Untitled (2010), a real "dream-like" fountain of thought towards perception. The running of water is sound and vision of distracted attention, concentration and dispersion. It is always-already being dislocated and reconstituted in an infinite process, similar to a life of conscience indifferently flowing in the dialogue of latent and manifest containment, diachronic patency.
In Winter Subliminal Object (2004-2010) by Yelena Vorobyeva (Nebit-Dag, Turkmenistan, 1959) and Viktor Vorobyev (Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, 1959) condensation procedures are activated through the rite of tea frozen in images. The ice teapot burns on a flame: it is an imaginative synthesis, which condenses the verbal processes of burning and melting, of container and contents, the sparkle of truth back to the things themselves.
The brick is the least common denominator in a multi-dimensional dialogue in the works of Lin Yilin (Guangzhou, China, 1964): the symbolism of the wall, architectonic transformation, construction of society, urbanisation of the masses, production techniques, democracy. These ideas are played out on the artist’s body in the performance, A kind of Machine called Liberation (2003) where he lies on the ground covered in a tangle of bricks, and where a cyclist, hindered by the same construction, is engaged in the struggle of deconstruction between opposing forces. In the images of Chronicle (2009), the artist is walled in a square in Brussels , awaiting the paradoxical freedom from the past, negotiated with the interpretation by Others.
80064 (2004) is the title to the film by Artur Żmijewski (Warsaw,1966) which recalls the number tattooed on the arm of ninety-two year old Józef Tarnawa, a former Auschwitz prisoner. It is an ethical reflection on conformism taken to the epidermis’ zero degree by a " semiotic attack ". The artist persuades Tarnawa to retype the number 80064, re-enacting the fate of subordination marked by the indelible trace of the intersubjectivity in process.
(Ilari Valbonesi, Rome , July 2010)


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