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Akademie der Künste
29.01.2015

Stemming from misunderstanding in the European Union between Greece and Germany, Confusion/Diffusion evolved into a depiction of the confusion under which the modern world operates. Combining images, electronic sounds, texts and live music, the performance piece, presented by Akademie der Künste, morphed into a new art-form all together. The performance, created by Greek composer and musician Floros Floridis and German film director Jeanine Meerapfel, consists of fragments of reality montaged into a 60 minute film, combined with live improvised music and selected texts performed on stage. The images on screen act as a visual framework, mixing with the live elements to create a mosaic of contrasts: enigmatic, humorous and provocative images and sounds of the everyday from both countries.


Photos courtesy Akademie der Künste

Akademie der Künste, Floros Floridis
Peres Projects
17.01. – 28.02.2015

Peres Projects presents My Heroine And Her Mate: early abstract works by Dorothy Iannone, exhibited together for the first time since 1989 in West Berlin. Created throughout the early 1960s, these earlier paintings indicate the commencement of Iannone’s exploration of vibrant colour structures and intimate visual narratives. Though rooted in Abstract Expressionism, the works also represent early instances of the American artist’s own style of figuration and textually grounded themes of erotica, mysticism and liberated female sexuality. These themes would become central to Iannone’s oevre as she began to play and express a freedom of spirit now intrinsic to her visual language, ultimately beginning the path towards her encapsulating theme of ecstatic love.



My Heroine And Her Mate, Dorothy Iannone. ca 1963. Courtesy of Peres Projects.
Peres Projects
Fondation Beyeler
16.01.2015

With his Megaplex Trilogy, artist and filmmaker Marco Brambilla presents Civilization (2008, 3:00 min.), Evolution (2010, 3:04 min.) and Creation (2013, 4:00 min.). The pictorial worlds presented in the New York and Berlin-based artist's elaborate works are inspired by a wide spectrum of pop culture, transferring centuries-old history into new contexts. The videos incorporate over 400 films from throughout international cinematic history in fluid, moving tableaux. For 2015’s Museums Night Basel, the powerful images of Brambilla’s video collages transform the Fondation Beyeler into a spectacular 3D cinema.



Marco Brambilla, Fondation Beyeler, Museums Night Basel
Between timeless functionality and weightless (childhood) memories: NEW TENDENCY has been invited to collaborate with Philipp Bree to design a swing for his brand PB 0110. Conceptual design, clear aesthetic and functional form unify the product and approach of the design partners. The sole architectural component of the collection, the swing is based on a game of association material production and combination. Pairing industrial semi-finished materials, the swing integrates polished stainless steel and polyamide climbing rope with leather from PB 0110.


Photos: Haw-lin Services

NEW TENDENCY, PB 0110
 
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