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Film at Art Basel in Miami Beach selected by David Gryn

In Art, Art Basel, Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Fair, Artprojx, Artprojx Cinema, Cinema, Dara Birnbaum, David Austen, David Gryn, Film, Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich, Martin Creed, Miami, Miami Beach, Shirin Neshat, Takeshi Murata, William Kentridge on 29/11/2013 at 10:53 pm
Mickalene Thomas: Happy Birthday to a Beautiful Woman: A Portrait of My Mother (still)

Mickalene Thomas: Happy Birthday to a Beautiful Woman: A Portrait of My Mother (still)







Wednesday, December 4, 8pm
Shuffle Notes – Beauty in Danger
A selection of artists’ films with a view towards animation and perception.
Liliana Sánchez, Gulana Dressed as a parrot, 2003, 2’36”, Casas Riegner
David Shrigley, New Friends, 2006, 1′, Stephen Friedman Gallery, Anton Kern Gallery, Yvon Lambert, Galleri Nicolai Wallner
Brian Alfred, Beauty in Danger, 2013, 2’1”, SCAI The Bathhouse
Marco Rios, At Loulou’s door, 2013, 3′, Simon Preston Gallery
Alice Maher, Godchildren of Enantios, 2010, 6’41”, David Nolan Gallery
Miljohn Ruperto & Suntek Chung, As Himself, 2006, 4’58”, Koenig & Clinton
Shimabuku, Leaves Swim, 2011, 2’30”, Zero…
Regina Silveira, Mil e um dias (1001 days), 2007, 11’16”, Alexander Gray Associates
Oscar Muñoz, Hombre de Arena, 2006-2009, 3’40”, mor charpentier
David Shrigley, Headless Drummer, 2012, 1′, Stephen Friedman Gallery, Anton Kern Gallery, Yvon Lambert, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, BQ
Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg, Deceiving Looks, 2011, 5’58”, Lisson Gallery
David Austen, Smoking Moon, 2006, 13′, Ingleby Gallery

Wednesday, December 4, 9pm
New Dream Machine and Other Films
This program features four very different films, varying in rhythms and themes. Martin Creed’s ‘Work No. 1700′ (2013) is presented as an international premiere.
Mickalene Thomas, Happy Birthday to a Beautiful Woman, 2012, 23’07”, Lehmann Maupin.
Shezad Dawood, New Dream Machine Project, 2011, 15′, Chemould Prescott Road.
Martin Creed, Work No. 1700, 2013, Gavin Brown’s enterprise.
Shirin Neshat, Turbulent, 1998, 10’, Gladstone Gallery

Thursday, December 5, 9pm
Tango at the Edge of the Fair
The program focuses on works that incorporate elements of dance and look at movement as an abstract narrative.
Rineke Dijkstra, The Krazyhouse (Nicky), 2009, 6’15”, Marian Goodman Gallery
Linder, The Ultimate Form, 2013, 31’19”, Blum & Poe
Nevin Aladağ, Top View 29,53 ft, 2012, 2’48”, Wentrup
Jeremy Shaw, Best Minds Part One (excerpt), 2007, 5’40”, Johann König
Rineke Dijkstra, The Krazyhouse (Phillip), 2009, 10’06”, Marian Goodman Gallery
William Kentridge with Philip Miller, Tango for Page Turning, 2013, 2’48”, Goodman Gallery

Thursday, December 5, 10pm
Arabesque and Reanimation: Dara Birnbaum and Joan Jonas
Dara Birnbaum and Joan Jonas have transformed our way of seeing and responding to the world. Dara Birnbaum’s ‘Arabesque’ (2011/2013) was specifically re-edited for the program.
Dara Birnbaum, Arabesque, 2011/2013, 6’37”, Marian Goodman Gallery
Joan Jonas, Reanimation, 2010, 19’11”, Yvon Lambert
Dara Birnbaum, Fire! Hendrix, 1982, 3’13”, Marian Goodman Gallery
Dara Birnbaum, Kiss The Girls: Make Them Cry, 1979, 6’50”, Marian Goodman Gallery
Dara Birnbaum, PM Magazine/Acid Rock, 1982, 4’09”, Marian Goodman Gallery
Dara Birnbaum, General Hospital/Olympic Women Speed Skating, 1980, 6′, Marian Goodman Gallery
Dara Birnbaum, Kojak/Wang, 1980, 3′, Marian Goodman Gallery
Dara Birnbaum, Remy/Grand Central: Trains and Boats and Planes, 1980, 4’18”, Marian Goodman Gallery

Friday, December 6, 8pm
An Elegy for Voice and Silence
The program looks at themes such as communication, self-reflection, introspection and the sense of belonging.
Kehinde Wiley, The World Stage: Jamaica, 2013, 6’57’, Stephen Friedman Gallery
Cevdet Erek, Studio, 2005-2007, 12”, mor charpentier
Ari Marcopoulos, Anything, 2012, 59”, Kavi Gupta Gallery
Chris Johanson, Encinitas Realization, 1999, 3′, Altman Siegel
Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich, My Mouth is a Temple, 2009, 3’51”, Luciana Brito Galeria
My Barbarian, The Cassandra, 2013, 13’30”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects
Luz María Bedoya, Dirección, 2006, 4’48”, 80M2 Livia Benavides
Christian Jankowski, Orientación, 2012, 8’25”, Proyectos Monclova
JR, Women are Heroes, 2010, 9’11”, Galerie Perrotin
Nicola Thomas, Imitation 34/59, 2013, 3’20”, courtesy of the artist
Cheng Ran, The Last Sentence, 2013, 12’34”, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing – Lucerne
Stanya Kahn, Who do you Think you Are, 2012, 8’05”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

Friday, December 6, 9pm
Farewell to the Past: Yinka Shonibare MBE
Yinka Shonibare MBE – known for work exploring cultural identity, colonialism and post- colonialism within the contemporary context of globalization – uses music and dance to captivate and engage the viewer by mirroring our world in a regal, beautiful and unexpected way.
Yinka Shonibare MBE, Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball), 2004, 34′, Stephen Friedman Gallery, James Cohan Gallery
Yinka Shonibare MBE, Addio del Passato, 2011, 16’52”, Stephen Friedman Gallery, James Cohan Gallery
Yinka Shonibare MBE, Odile and Odette, 2005, 14′ 28”, Stephen Friedman Gallery, James Cohan Gallery

Friday, December 6, 10pm
Prelude to a Syncopation
Artists connect sound, choreography and social media – the results reveal diverse relationships between the visual, music and the meditative repetition of the ordinary and urban.
Leo Gabin, Stackin, 2010, 2’38”, Peres Projects, Elizabeth Dee
Rashaad Newsome, Dance of Succubus, 2011, 4’04”, Marlborough Gallery
Leo Gabin, Girls Room Dance, 2010 4’15”, Peres Projects, Elizabeth Dee
Shezad Dawood with Mukul Deora, The Body Electric, 2008, 3′, Chemould Prescott Road
Rashaad Newsome, Painting Opponents Red, 2011, 3’14”, Marlborough Gallery
Leo Gabin, Hair Long, 2013, 1’53”, Peres Projects, Elizabeth Dee
Rashaad Newsome, Grand Duchess of Gainesville, 2011, 2’34”, Marlborough Gallery
Leo Gabin, Cleaning, 2012, 2’32”, Peres Projects, Elizabeth Dee
Rashaad Newsome, Devices, 2011, 3’03”, Marlborough Gallery
Leo Gabin, With Me, 2012, 2’43”, Peres Projects, Elizabeth Dee
Kemang Wa Lehulere, Behave or You Jump, 2010, 1’34”, Stevenson
Samuel Levack and Jennifer Lewandowski, Chic, 2012, 3’34”, courtesy of the artist

Saturday, December 7, 10pm
Fantasia for Dissonant Harmonies
In all the films in this program, the soundtrack plays a crucial role. The relationship that is developed between the visual and the audio builds a bridge to the location of the screening: the New World Center, Home of the New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy.
Mahony, Los Tres Invitados, 2011, 3’03”, Galerie Emanuel Layr
Ana Gallardo, A boca de jarro, 2008, 6’36”, Ignacio Liprandi Arte Contemporáneo
Lucien Smith, I Like America and America Likes Me, 2013, 3’39”, Salon 94
Karen Kilimnik, …introducing Tabitha, 1991, 1’10”, 303 Gallery
Nicola Thomas, Dancing with Monk, 2013, 2’55”, courtesy of the artist
Takeshi Murata, Monster Movie, 2005, 4’12”, Salon 94, Ratio 3
Carlos Amorales with Julian Lede, Orellana’s Fantasia, 2013, 7′, Yvon Lambert, kurimanzutto
Tin Ojeda, Daughter, 2013, 7′, 303 Gallery
Friedrich Kunath, You Go Your Way and I’ll Go Crazy, 2012, 16’53”, Blum & Poe
Kemang Wa Lehulere, Lefu La Ntate, 2005, 3’1”, Stevenson
Avinash Veeraraghavan, Breathing charcoal soaked in a shallow forest stream, 2010, 4’20”, GallerySKE
Bill Balaskas, Parthenon Rising (II), 2011, 2’45”, Kalfayan Galleries
Pietro Roccasalva, Giocondità, 2002, 3’53”, Zero…
Bruce McLean, EARACHE: an Opera Bouffant, or ‘How Elvis’s Quiff Killed Johnnie Ray’, 2’08”, 2013, Tanya Leighton Gallery
William E. Jones, The Soviet Army Prepares for Action in Afghanistan, 2011, 2’55”, David Kordansky Gallery, The Modern Institute

Viewing Pod Selection
Shown in conjunction with the outdoor program, in addition to all the listed works above, the following works are presented exclusively within the five interactive touchscreen viewing pods inside the Miami Beach Convention Center:
Adela Jušić, The Sniper, 2007, 4’09”, Alan Cristea Gallery
Kathan Brown, John Cage at Work (1978-1992), 2013, 44′, Crown Point Press
Ciprian Mureşan, Untitled (Monks), 2011, 12’13”, David Nolan Gallery
Suh Dongwook, Light on the water, 2011, 19’08”, One and J. Gallery
Song-Ming Ang, Be True to Your School, 2010, 12′, Singapore Tyler Print Institute
Raed Yassin, The New Film, 2008, 12′, Kalfayan Galleries
Carlos Amorales, Amsterdam, 2013, 21′, Yvon Lambert, kurimanzutto
Philippe Gruenberg, Domestic Landscape, 2010, 14’17”, Revolver Galería
Wiliam E. Jones, Bay of Pigs, 2012, 3’56”, David Kordansky Gallery, The Modern Institute





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