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STRANGELOVE Time Based Media Festival 9-24th March 2017

In A Goth Life, Anhedonia, Daata, Daata Editions, daataeditions, David Gryn, Folkestone, Jacky Connolly, Terry Smith, Uncategorized on 22/02/2017 at 10:47 am

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Strangelove Time Based Media Festival 9-24 March 2017

From March 9th-24th join us for a sixteen day celebration of artists video, film, performance and sound as Strangelove Festival takes over, the streets and spaces of Folkestone. With a packed programme of live events, screenings, exhibitions, workshops and talks Strangelove Festival brings together the diversity and talent of over 125 international, UK and local artists. Video works from artists that include Mark Wallinger, Richard Wilson and Tracey Emin.

This innovative festival merges live events, screenings and exhibitions at Strange Cargo and the Sassoon Gallery with some unexpected takeovers popping up throughout the programme. Festival highlights include a Secret Strangelove programme of encounters and performances, artists including Lucky Bert will activate unusual spaces around Folkestone and a special free screening of Kubrick’s Dr Strangelove will take place at the Silver Screen. A special project by BAFTA nominated screenwriter and director Tony Grisoni, whose film credits include Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and the acclaimed TV serial Red Riding.

http://www.strangelovefestival.com/

 

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Image still: Anhedonia by Jacky Connolly 2017 (courtesy the artist and Daata Editions)

A Goth Life … (A Stranger Love Version playlist)

Curated by Daata Editions
13/14 March 2017 FREE continuous screening all day 11-5pm
Space Bar & Gallery

A Goth Life — is a selection of artist works that compiled together make a composite tale of our joyously souless, self-reflective, insular, tension and angst ridden times. The use of the internet is our guide, confidente, entertainment, mirror, window, general outlet and has created a real alternative social reality, with artists commentating on and providing a contemporary anthropology for this coming of age.

A Goth Life is a compilation from artwork editions on Daata Editions
Artists: Larry Achiampong, Thora Dolven Balke, David Blandy, Jake Chapman, Jacky Connolly, Keren Cytter, Casey Jane Ellison, Tracey Emin, Ed Fornieles, Leo Gabin, Yung Jake, Rachel Maclean, Jillian Mayer, Takeshi Murata, Rashaad Newsome, Tameka Norris, Hannah Perry, Hannah Quinlan & Rosie Hastings, Scott Reeder, Jacolby Satterwhite, Zadie Xa.

David Gryn, Director and Founder of Daata Editions and Curator of Film & Sound, Art Basel in Miami Beach and Co-Founder with artist Terry Smith 0f Strangelove will present the screenings.

Twitter @strangerlove @daataeditions

Instagram @strangelovefestival / @daataeditions

Facebook /strangelovelondon / @daataeditions

FOR PRESS ENQUIRIES AND IMAGES: chantelle@strangelovefestival.com

FOR MORE FESTIVAL INFORMATION: info@strangelovefestival.com

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Daata presents Anhedonia by Jacky Connolly at NADA New York 2017

In Anhedonia, Chrissie Iles, Daata, Daata Editions, daataeditions, Jacky Connolly, NADA, New Art Dealers, New York, Uncategorized, Whitney on 20/02/2017 at 11:45 am

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Daata Editions presents …

Anhedonia, 2017 by Jacky Connolly

NADA New York, March 2–5, 2017 (Booth 1.03)
Skylight Clarkson North, 572 Washington St. New York, NY 10014 

https://www.newartdealers.org/

VIP Preview by Invitation: Thursday, March 2, 12–2pm
Opening Preview by Invitation: Thursday, March 2, 2–4pm

Chrissie Iles, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and Jacky Connolly in Conversation at the NADA Auditorium: Saturday, March 4, 3–3.45pm

Jacky Connolly, Anhedonia, 2017 (a New Daata Editions Artist Commission)
In Anhedonia (2017), a machinima film in six parts, Jacky Connolly turns her filmmaking practice towards a mysterious group home in the virtual American South. Several avatars live in three small buildings near the town’s railroad yard, where their lives are punctuated by hours spent in front of a screen. Images from elsewhere begin to intrude with mounting intensity, as the boundaries of the film are fractured by the characters’ visual and auditory hallucinations. These moments of psychosis give insight into the characters’ shared histories, as well as the dissociative atmosphere of their cultural landscape.

Jacky Connolly (b. 1990, Lower Hudson Valley, USA) is an artist and filmmaker based in New York. Connolly’s film works are indebted to cinematic and literary genre influences, as well as an innovative use of machinima technique for imaginative world-making and storytelling. She recently completed Hudson Valley Ruins (2016), a 30-minute machinima film created in a life simulation computer game.

Jacky Connolly’s commissioned artworks for Daata can be viewed and acquired online. There are 6 works available in chapters: 1. Anhedonia, 2. Anemia, 3. Alexithymia, 4. Amygdala, 5. Anorexia, 6. Amnesia, each in an edition of 26, of which 20 are for sale. An additional composite feature version (screened daily at NADA) is available for art Institutional acquisition and international film screenings. http://daata-editions.com

Chrissie Iles will be in conversation with Jacky Connolly on Saturday March 4 at 3pm in the NADA New York auditorium space, introduced by David Gryn of Daata Editions. Chrissie Iles is the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and her recent curatorial exhibition was “Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016”. http://whitney.org/

The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) is the definitive non-profit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation, support, and advancement of new voices in contemporary art. Daata Editions is collaborating with NADA as a Cultural Partner. https://www.newartdealers.org/

Image: Anhedonia by Jacky Connolly, 2017 (courtesy of artist and Daata Editions)

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Zata Banks FRSA selects new poetry artworks for Daata Editions

In Daata, Daata Editions, daataeditions, Laura Focarazzo, Uncategorized, Zata Banks on 08/02/2017 at 9:01 pm

Daata Editions presents

Laura Focarazzo, Kate Jessop, C.O. Moed, Julian Scordato, Susanne Wiegner, Antoinette Zwirchmayr.

Selected by Zata Banks, FRSA

A short screening and a Q&A with Kate Jessop and Zata Banks, introduced by David Gryn.

The Soho Hotel Screening Room, 4 Richmond Mews, London W1D 3DH

Tuesday 21 February, 2017 at 6.30pm-8pm

Tickets are FREE

Please RSVP by Wed 15 Feb to info@daata-editions.com (as numbers are limited)

Contact: David on +447711127848
http://daata-editions.com

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Zata Banks FRSA selects new poetry artworks for Daata Editions with a special launch viewing at The Soho Hotel Screening Room, London. Tues 21 Feb at 6.30pm.

This event has been organised to announce the release of these new artworks on Daata Editions selected by Zata Banks. Artists include: Laura Focarazzo, Kate Jessop, C.O. Moed, Julian Scordato, Susanne Wiegner, Antoinette Zwirchmayr. There will be a short screening along with a Q&A between artist Kate Jessop and curator Zata Banks, introduced by David Gryn.

Zata Banks renowned for her work with PoetryFilm, which she founded in 2002, has curated a selection of artists to make artworks for Daata Editions and its artists’ poetry section.

“Poetry is plural. These six new film artworks interrogate the language of poetry films, exploring the potential for expressing richer meanings through new interpretations of text, sound and image combinations.”

Kate Jessop is an award winning animation filmmaker whose work spans across animated shorts and artist’s film and video. She has exhibited extensively internationally, undertaking artist residencies in Berlin, Istanbul, Reykjavik and Manchester Metropolitan University.

Image still: Kate Jessop, Spinster, 2016