the poetics of mountains, their mutations and multifarious things
Selected by David Gryn
Screening in Verbier, Switzerland 27-28 July 2013. Verbier 3-D as part of its ‘Mutations’ programme.
Artists: Darren Almond, Sanford Biggers, Janet Biggs, Ulu Braun, Louise Camrass, Eli Cortinas, Shezad Dawood, Kota Ezawa, Clare Langan, Melanie Manchot, Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky, Takeshi Murata and Billy Grant, Mariele Neudecker, Johanna Reich, 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, ice, the outsider and mutation inspired and related films.
Artists and works:
Darren Almond – Arctic pull (courtesy the artist and Jay Jopling, White Cube, London)
Sanford Biggers – Shuffle (courtesy the artist and Michael Klein Arts, New York)
Ulu Braun – VERTIKALE (courtesy the artist and YoungProjects, Los Angeles)
Louise Camrass – On becoming a mother (courtesy the artist)
Eli Cortiñas – Fin (courtesy the artist and Rokeby Gallery, London)
Shezad Dawood – A Mystery Play (courtesy of the artist and Paradise Row, London)
Melanie Manchot – Leap after The Great Ecstasy / Perfect Mountain (courtesy the artist and Galerie m Bochum)
Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky – Of water and ice (courtesy the artist)
Takeshi Murata and Billy Grant – Nightmoves (courtesy the artist and Salon 94)
Mariele Neudecker – Winterreise (A Winter’s Journey) – song 24 (courtesy the artist)
Jaan Toomik – Father and Son (courtesy the artist and Temnikova & Kasela Gallery, Estonia)
Fabian Weber | Aubert Vanderlinden | Paul Gladstone-Reid – Luminescence: Origins’ Part 1 (courtesy the artists)
27/28 July – screening on the big outdoor screen at Place Médran 5:30 to 6:15pm.
28 July – screening at the Médran conference room (follow Festival signs), free entry 2 to 3:30pm.
27 July. 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 projects worldwide) • Kiki Thompson (CH) (sculptor and co-founder Verbier 3-D) at 3:30pm at Caisses Médran by the lift station, free entry.
27 July. Mutations: Live music and multimedia collaboration. Paul D. Miler aka DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid with Crista Kende, violist with artists’ film selected by David Gryn at Pub Mont Fort 10pm to closing, free entry. Located behind Médran just off of the Rue de Ransou.
Many thanks to Andy Moss at Spike Island for compiling the films into one format.