ARCANUM 2014! It is time to put a dot at the end of the sentence and announce the winner of ARCANUM 2014 video & animation festival. Follow the link – view their work – tell us who should be awarded with a 1 month residency at D’CLINIC // the votes will be accepted till Sunday – November 30th, 2014
What a day, what a night! Great pleasure to see all these curious faces exploring the exhibition with a little collaboration guide in their hands. MiXER group exhibition : Hungary, Zalaegerszeg, VMK – Gönczi Galéria.
End of September we hosted one of our firs residency N.O.W. guests. Croatian KRUNO JOŠT was working on digitization of old 16 mm films. The first results of a work in progress – video projection with live sound performance – were shown as the opening act of MiXER group exhibition in Zalaegerszeg, HU.
At the end of their stay in Lendava SERENA LUMLEY and TIMOTHY EDMUNDS opened the door of the studio and present their newest paintings, graphics, sculptures,… created within the past two months
MiXER 10 / SLADOLED SOCILA / by Elena Feijoo & Eden Mitsenmacher – created a body of works which seeks to open up questions surrounding accessibility, identity, and gender by utilizing the physical and visual allure of ice cream. CLICK FOR DETAILS
TRES/PASSING : audio-visual installation; Nataša Prljević, Jesús Portal and Elena Feijoo recognized the studio courtyard as a potent place to work with and reflect on. Its micro narratives were transformed through multimedia interventions into a site specific installation.
It’s been another splendid night at the studio. July Exhibition was a combination of an site-specific installation by Azyz Sharafy , interactive performance/game by Oona Tikkaoja and a book presentation by our MiXER 09 collaborators : J. Pacsoe & Henry Andersen.
8x8x8 by Oona Tikkaoja : from today till Friday, July 25th on the streets of Lendava, Oona is gathering the public to “shift the obvious” and experience the invisible and subtle rules of “normal” behaviour in our everyday life. Come, join the game. It’s fun(ny)!
FROM THE STUDIO VISIT SERIES – This time we visited the Hungarian visual artists Frimmel Gyula, a master of etching and mezzotint – a species that is dying out; here few snapshots from his studio , while for more of his amazing, precise works.
JUNE EXHIBITION served with variety of artistic genres : visitors could see/experience interactive/conceptual works by NAOMI TATTUM , manipulated photographs by RACHEL ELDER as well as the publication of MiXER 08 artists’ book by Zeina Kazimi & Yuko Kinouchi.
As part of her recent project Naomi Tattum made a performance of walking around Lendava with a sign saying PROGRESS (created to look like a sign you would see on entering a town in Slovenia). Being physically in the place Progress questions how and why we define it.
D’CLINIC toured to Colour Arts Festival in Zalaegerszeg – HU; We were represented by an interactive installation/work in progress by Naomi Tattum, a painting construction by Katja Pál and last but not least ARCANUM 2014 June screening.
ARCANUM 2013 winner : SERHIY SAVCHENKO – was a guest artists at the studio during the month May; in this time he made several new stop motion animations which premiered at the closing exhibition. CLICK FOR DETAILS
MiXER 07 / SIT_MOVE / by Demetris Shammas & Rana Karan – Two players, two acts was the basis of this collaboration project. Their published artists’ book is a presentation of various methods comparing the two different ways of seeing (the same things). CLICK FOR DETAILS
MEMORY by Brooke Sanderson – Brook’s work for this exhibition was built around her interest in using un-stretched canvas and the contradictions that arise from leaving areas un-primed : CLICK FOR DETAILS
MEMORY by Elien Ronse – another splendid night! Elien’s presentation was a collage of small interactive projects. CLICK FOR DETAILS
MiXER 06 / DIS-PLAY / by Dorothee Haller & Sandra Blichert Christensen – we have witnessed fragments of a place picked and kept in pockets for playing the game of exchange, was presented to the public, together with the published artists’ book. CLICK FOR DETAILS
LOOKING FORWARD to the new season! Stay tuned!
FREEZE, THAW, BEGIN AGAIN / ZAMRZNI, ODTALI, ZAČNI ZNOVA by Ann Mansolino – the last (but not least) show of the 2013 season was presented to visitors : CLICK FOR DETAILS
A Patch of #BCD2EE – and the big day has finally arrived. The amazing performance & exhibition to accompany the current MiXER project took place in an abandoned bar not far from the studio : CLICK FOR DETAILS
MiXER 005 – A Patch of #BCD2EE – is to be presented soon : as a special feature, there will be ”performed miniatures” every day before the live event. These performances can be viewed from the window of the studio at 5pm daily
SHANNA MAURIZI – Description of Changing Conditions – works exploring the unknown and its description, realized in drawing, altered photographs and collage, and a short film; were presented to the public.
SHANNA MAURIZI – we took an extensive visit of Slovenia’s incredible underground cave system; Križna Jama, where Shanna was collecting footage for her recent project “How to Understand Things You Can’t See”, is the largest cave in the world with chains of subterranean lakes.
( ) Parenthesis Space Parenthesis – is an artistic proposal, is a short term, nomadic, residency program, which is closed with an exhibition. It takes place every year in a different location for a period of seven to ten days including the exhibition. Its objective is to provide a blank state to ( ) artists.
PEOPLE THAT IS DOING THIS : MiXER collaboration project by Julia Nymann & Alessandra Hoshor meshes dynamics of identity construction, time, and place via multi-channel video installation and performance : CLICK FOR DETAILS
street artists LATZI – Artifacts – draws a line intersecting two points across the city of Lendava: “The Studio” and “The House.” Throughout the daily journey between the two locations the artist documented the objects, people, and places that she observed.
OLIVIA FURBER – Spiritual Supermarket : premiere of a mock video diary chronicling the journeys and frustrations of a new-age spiritual seeker trying to “find herself” in Lendava
ROSIE MONTFORD – Hillside Vines : silkscreen prints, lino-cuts, digital prints, drawings and sewing capturing the playfulness of Lendava vineyards.
ELLEN SYLVARNES – Looking Sideways : project involving drawing with metal ink and small casted sculpture pieces faced the audience. With success.
ARCANUM festival of video & animation works – screening one – just happened in the romantic atmosphere of our atrium. Next week we will repeat the screenings, and finally announce the first three finalists for the one-month residency prize.
and “The Machine has spoken!” – XXL EHIBITION featuring works by JOANNE MADELEY – MARGRÉT H. SESSELJUDÓTTIR – JÓN ÖRN LOĐMFJÖRĐ has serve its guests with many surprises: a poetry machine, a subtle performance, colourful prints (to name just a few of them)
KAREN BERNARD – we have witnessed a unique performance Suspending and Other Tricks, a solo dance using visuals and sound score about a personal history that is closer to the end than the beginning.
We peeked behind the curtain of KAREN BERNARD’s production – Suspending and Other Tricks, find out
ARTIST’S BOOK : MOVEMENT AND MANUFACURE by Sasha Amaya + Paloma Ayala; gathering movement and images influenced by the space, sounds, and routines of Lendava : CLICK HERE TO SEE THE BOOK
MOVEMENT AND MANUFACURE : MiXER collaboration project by Sasha Amaya and Paloma synthesizing the media of dance and drawing was presented to the public : CLICK FOR DETAILS
ANN SCHNAKE – Wooden Possibility, Economies, Romance and Imagination – An artful dinner as social sculpture for all those who have ever faced impossibility and looked for ways out. Calling on the mythology of California, Ann was preparing fine foods in the style of San Francisco…for workers, artists, dreamers, the wishful, downtrodden, delusional, heartbroken and the hopeful : CLICK FOR DETAILS
MiXER 003 – cross-disciplinary collaboration project premiered just few days ago. Paloma Ayala & Sasha Amaya are rocking the floor of our neighbourhood.
ANN SCHNAKE : LADDERS, IMAGINATION AND POSSIBILITY FOR PRECARIOUS TIMES – tools for carving are sharpened, wood is carefully selected, the work can begin.
ANNE-LOUISE ROOSEN – after a week of gathering impressions, she is now transforming them to images using an analogue 6×6 medium format camera
HUGO EXBRAYAT – his experiments within the “Daily Quests for Archaeology” series, are finally shared with the public : CLICK FOR DETAILS
C.I.Y.REPUBLIC – a mobile art project lab, with a series of interdisciplinary workshops and activities in the field of art and culture (involving photography and film, silkscreen printing and music/sound) made a 3 days stop in Lendava & our studios.
HUGO EXBRAYAT – the first resident of the 2013 season in his “daily quests for Archaeology”
LOOKING FORWARD to fill this space with new creative stories. We start March 4th
“Home is where I am. At the vineyards. Under the apple tree. With you.” : detail from the HOME ALONE installation by Adrienn Kiss : CLICK FOR DETAILS
Linda & Nikola presenting their MiXER experience in Blegrade (SR)
MiXER 002 cross-disciplinary collaboration project : HEJ! HEY! XEJ! – go public : CLICK FOR DETAILS AND MORE PHOTOS
MiXER 002 cross-disciplinary collaboration project : HEJ! HEY! XEJ! is well under way. One part of the project involves an intervention into the community by posting ‘Like’ signs in places that the artists particularly appreciate.
LAUREN REDPATH & CARLOS PARRAGA : cutting, sewing, moulding, compositing, gathering, cooking, … for a suitcase full of surprises.
” right from the oven” – ARTIST’S BOOK : A CO-EFFICIENT OF WEIRDNESS by ALLISON HALTER & HOLLY STREEKSTRA, to reveal commonality, as well as differences of their creative thinking / the image above ‘glow cat’ (detail) / LEAF THROUGH THEIR ARTIS’S BOOK
MiXER 001 cross-disciplinary collaboration project : A CO-EFFICIENT OF WEIRDNESS – go public : CLICK FOR DETAILS
ALLISON HALTER & HOLLY STREEKSTRA – first ever MiXER collaborators – their common interests in natural and practical magical, oblique strategies have mature to a series of videos, photographs, actions, and a magic performance that swept up the shy audience of Lendava : CLICK FOR DETAILS AND MORE PHOTOS
MARIA PETUKHOVA : her 3 months @ D’CLINICstudios has reached its grand finale – under “meet the artist” event Maria presented her project to the public : CLICK FOR DETAILS AND MORE PHOTOS
D’CLINICstudios presents : Maria Petukhova AWKWARD MOMENT(S) – a board game capturing her Lendava experience where awkwardness is pre-programmed
RICCARDO MURELLI : here it is in all its glory, the newest piece of his UNLIMITED series – which at the same time is the start of the “sculpture forest” project @ D’CLINIC studios : CLICK FOR DETAILS AND MORE PHOTOS
RICCARDO MURELLI : the 4 elements of his piece reached its final destination – our private forest – well, this time around Murelli is facing a new challenge, setting up a wooden sculpture in pure natural environment.
MARIA PETUKHOVA : our first TRACTOR guest artist – gathering portraits of the surrounding place using an analogue 6×6 middle format camera.