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the poetics of mountains, their mutations and multifarious things – Verbier 27 July

In Artprojx, Billy Grant, Clare Langan, Darren Almond, DJ Spooky, Eli Cortinas, Fabian Weber | Aubert Vanderlinden | Paul Gladstone-Reid, Jaan Toomik, Janet Biggs, Johanna Reich, Kota Ezawa, Louise Camrass, Mariele Neudecker, Melanie Manchot, Paul Gladstone Reid, Paul Goodwin, Sanford Biggers, Shezad Dawood, Takeshi Murata, Ulu Braun, Verbier on 15/06/2013 at 7:04 am
Perfect Mountain by Melanie Manchot

Perfect Mountain by Melanie Manchot (still)

Artprojx presents

the poetics of mountains, their mutations and multifarious things

Selected by David Gryn

A Screening in Verbier, Switzerland 27 July 2013
Verbier 3-D as part of its ‘Mutations’ programme

Artists include: Darren Almond, Sanford Biggers, Janet Biggs, Ulu Braun, Louise Camrass, Eli Cortinas, Shezad Dawood, Kota Ezawa, Clare Langan, Melanie Manchot, Takeshi Murata and Billy Grant, Mariele Neudecker, Johanna Reich, DJ Spooky, Jaan Toomik, Fabian Weber | Aubert Vanderlinden | Paul Gladstone-Reid.

The poetics of mountains, their mutations and multifarious things is a reflection on the place of this screening and how an audience engages with it’s own reflection.

A programme of mountain, snow and mutation inspired and related films. The selection includes artists’ films and videos that explore how we see and react to the world via the imagery, aesthetics, icons of mountains, snow, ice and indeed their ever-ending mutations. This reflects back on the location and creates a landscape of works that feel as though they belong and are at home in Verbier.

Artists and works:

Darren Almond – Arctic pull (courtesy the artist and Jay Jopling, White Cube, London)
Sanford Biggers – Shuffle (courtesy the artist)
Janet Biggs – In the Cold Edge (courtesy of the artist, CONNERSMITH, Washington D.C. and Winkleman Gallery, New York)
Ulu Braun – VERTIKALE (courtesy the artist and YoungProjects, Los Angeles)
Louise Camrass – On becoming a mother (courtesy the artist)
Eli Cortinas – Fin (courtesy the artist and Rokeby Gallery, London)
Shezad Dawood – A Mystery Play (courtesy of the artist and Paradise Row, London)
Kota Ezawa – City of Nature (courtesy the artist, Galerie Anita Beckers, Germany and blinkvideo
Clare Langan – The Floating World (courtesy the artist, Galerie Anita Beckers, Germany and blinkvideo)
Melanie Manchot – Leap after The Great Ecstasy / Perfect Mountain (courtesy the artist and Galerie m Bochum)
Takeshi Murata and Billy Grant – Nightmoves (courtesy the artist and Salon 94)
Mariele Neudecker – Winterreise (A Winter’s Journey) – song 24 (courtesy the artist)
Johanna Reich – Black Hole (courtesy the artist, Galerie Anita Beckers and blinkvideo)
DJ Spooky – Of water and ice (courtesy the artist)
Jaan Toomik – Father and Son (courtesy the artist and Temnikova & Kasela Gallery)
Fabian Weber | Aubert Vanderlinden | Paul Gladstone-Reid – Luminescence: Origins’ Part 1 (courtesy the artists)

Panel Discussion, ‘Mutations’: Moderator: Paul Goodwin (UK), Verbier 3-D curator • Sanford Biggers (US) (installation, video, sculptor) • Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky (US) (artist in residence at Metropolitan Museum of Art) • David Gryn (UK) (film curator, Art Basel in Miami Beach and other Artprojx events worldwide) • Kiki Thompson (CH) (sculptor and co-founder Verbier 3-D)

After the Artprojx ‘poetics’ screening: A performance by DJ Spooky and Crista Kende, violist of the Verbier Festival Orchestra and a collaboration with David Gryn, Artprojx

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Details:

20th July to 4th August

Collective Perspectives: A Museum without walls. Photo exhibition @ Caisses Médran by the lift station. 1:30 to 5:30 daily, free entry

Ship of Tolerance: Children’s paintings in Place Médran by the lift station. Outdoor exhibition

27 July

Panel Discussion Mutations: 3:30  @ Caisses Médran by the lift station, free entry (It is a big room, so no need to reserve)

Artprojx presents: The poetics of mountains, their mutations and multifarious things. On the big outdoor screen at Place Médran 27/28 July 5:30 to 6:15 parts I and II

Mutations: Live music and multimedia collaboration. Paul D. Miler aka DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid with Crista Kende with videos selected by David Gryn @ Pub Mont Fort 10pm to closing, free entry (capacity of 450). Located behind Médran just off of the Rue de Ransou.

28 July

Artprojx presents: The poetics of mountains, their mutations and multifarious things @ Médran conference room (follow Festival signs), free entry 2 to 3:30pm

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