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Shadows, Circles and Fire at Art Basel Miami Beach

In Andrea Bowers, Art, Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Fair, Art Video, Artprojx, Cao Fei, Chen Xiaoyun, Daniel Arsham, David Zink Yi, Dineo Seshee Bopape, Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Guy Ben Ner, Hu Xiangqlan, Jordan Wolfson, Julieta Aranda, Julika Rudelius, Jumana Manna, Mauricio Lupini, Melanie Smith, Miami, Mircea Cantor, Nate Boyce, Pierre Bismuth, Rashaad Newsome, Sam Samore, Theaster Gates, Yoshua Okun on 07/12/2012 at 12:30 pm

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TONIGHT – Friday December 7 at 8pm / 9pm / 10pm

ART VIDEO NIGHTS at Art Basel Miami Beach

For the outdoor screenings at the New World Center, David Gryn of Artprojx has selected eight programs running over four nights.

Location: New World Center, SoundScape Park, 500 17th Street, Miami Beach
Admission to Art Video Nights is FREE.

Friday December 7 at

8pm – Shadows, Circles & Fire
Forward, backward, repetition, circles and spirals: these films move in their own particular ways through space and time, emphasizing the transitory and the fleeting.

Mauricio Lupini | Repeat after reading (SA BA DA BA), 2011, 1’29” | Ignacio Liprandi Arte Contemporáneo
Guy Ben-Ner | Foreign Names, 2012, 4’48” | Konrad Fischer Galerie
Cao Fei | Shadow Life, 2011, 10′ | Lombard Freid Gallery
Mircea Cantor | Sic Transit Gloria Mundi, 2012, 3’43” | Yvon Lambert
Andrea Bowers | Shadows (Aztec Dancers at Protest March, Los Angeles, 2011), 2012, 5’05” | Susanne  Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Praz-Delavallade, Andrew Kreps Gallery
Rashaad Newsome | Shade Compositions (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Preview), 2012, 25′ | Marlborough Gallery
Daniel Arsham | Tearing up the Museum, 2011, 2’16” | Galerie Perrotin

9pm – Laughing, Wondering & Meditating
Young men posing amid traffic in the Chinese city of Guangzhou; a fictional factory that produces canned laughter for sitcoms; a rickety elevator in a building where odd things happen. The films in this program explore different kinds of strangeness, ranging from works embracing unexpected encounters, to humor, anxiety and madness.

Mauricio Lupini | Repeat after reading (BIM BOM), 2006, 47” | Ignacio Liprandi Arte Contemporáneo
Julieta Aranda | Springtime, 2010, 1’23” | Galería OMR
Melanie Smith | Elevador, 2012, 7’49” | Galeria Nara Roesler
Sam Samore | Glossary of Delusions, 2010, 6′ | Team Gallery
Dineo Seshee Bopape | The Problem Of Beauty, 2009, 7’19” | Stevenson
Julika Rudelius | Rituals, 2012, 14′ | Galerie Michael Janssen
Theaster Gates | Sun Salutation, 2011, 4’41” | Kavi Gupta Gallery
Yoshua Okon | Canned Laughter, 2009, 9’56” | Mor Charpentier
Jordan Wolfson | Untitled, 2007, 3′ | Johann König

10pm – Spirit, Breath & Air
This program begins with breath, but also touches on the visual and the tactile, with explorations of everyday life, locations and objects.

David Zink Yi | Pneuma, 2010, 1’23” | Hauser & Wirth, Johann König
Chen Xiaoyun | Bi, 2007, 5’30” | ShanghART & H Space
Sam Samore | Archipelago of Enigmas, 2012, 16′ | Team Gallery
Hu Xiangqian | The labor song I night, 2012, 7’12” | Long March Space
Pierre Bismuth | Following the left hand of Jacques Lacan, 2012, 5′ | Team Gallery
Eija-Liisa Ahtila | Fishermen (Etudes, no. 1), 2007, 5’40” | Marian Goodman Gallery
Jumana Manna | Blessed Blessed Oblivion (censored), 2010, 23′ | CRG Gallery
Nate Boyce | Reliquary House (excerpts), 2011, 2’58” | Altman Siegel

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