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A K Dolven and John Giorno ‘JA as long as I can’ Vinyl Launch – Rio Cinema 8 March

In A K Dolven, Artprojx, Artprojx Cinema, David Gryn, Gaby Hartel, John Giorno, Larry Sider, NABROAD, Rio Cinema, School of Sound, Wilkinson Gallery on 05/03/2014 at 2:38 pm
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photo: David Gryn. A K Dolven at Rio Cinema

A K DOLVEN

‘JA as long as I can’ Vinyl Launch
Made in collaboration with John Giorno and curated by Gaby Hartel.

Saturday 8 March, 2.30pm
Rio Cinema
107 Kingsland High Street, London, E8 2PB

Presented by Artprojx Cinema and The School of Sound

This project is supported by NABROAD/ Norwegian Collaborative Organisation for Contemporary Art Abroad and is part of NABROAD’s International Projects 2014

To coincide with the vinyl launch of A K Dolven and John Giorno’s ‘JA as long as I can’, David Gryn (Artprojx) and Larry Sider (The School of Sound) will introduce the work, which will then be followed by a drinks reception at Wilkinson Gallery between 3.30 – 5.30pm.

The individually numbered, and limited edition of 500, white vinyl is signed by the artist and will be available to purchase.

RSVP to events@artprojx.com

‘JA as long as I can’ by A K Dolven & John Giorno, is curated by Gaby Hartel and will also be played on 9 March at Palais de Tokyo, Paris http://www.palaisdetokyo.com/fr/events/john-giorno-et-ak-dolven

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DIRECTIONS FROM RIO CINEMA TO WILKINSON GALLERY

A K Dolven at Rio Cinema to Wilkinson Map copy

LINKS:

A K Dolven http://www.akdolven.com/

Artprojx Cinema www.artprojx.com

Rio Cinema http://www.riocinema.org.uk/ 

Wilkinson Gallery www.wilkinsongallery.com/

School of Sound www.schoolofsound.co.uk/

Edition Block http://editionblock.de

Palais de Tokyo http://www.palaisdetokyo.com

NABROAD/ Norwegian Collaborative Organisation for Contemporary Art Abroadwww.nabroad.org/

JA as long as I can – A K Dolven and John Giorno – Rio Cinema Dalston – 8 March

In A K Dolven, Artprojx, Artprojx Cinema, David Gryn, Edition Block, Gaby Hartel, John Giorno, Larry Sider, NABROAD, Palais de Tokyo, Rio Cinema, School of Sound, Wilkinson Gallery on 05/02/2014 at 12:11 pm
A K Dolven / Kunsthal 44Møen 2013

Image: A K Dolven / Kunsthal 44Møen 2013

Artprojx Cinema presents

JA as long as I can

by

A K Dolven & John Giorno

curated by Gaby Hartel

in association with Wilkinson Gallery, School of Sound

and supported by NABROAD/ Norwegian Collaborative Organisation for Contemporary Art Abroad

at the

Rio Cinema, Dalston

107 Kingsland High St, London E8 2PB +44 20 7241 9410 http://www.riocinema.org.uk/

on

Saturday 8 March 2014 

at 2.30pm till 3.15pm

Introduced by David Gryn, Artprojx and Larry Sider, School of Sound

Followed by drinks and Norwegian snacks at

Wilkinson Gallery

from 3.30pm till 5.30pm

50-58 Vyner St, London E2 9DQ +44 20 8980 2662

Please RSVP as soon as you can – to confirm your name/s on the guestlist for the cinema event and gallery snacks to events@artprojx.com or info@wilkinsongallery.com by 7 March 2014

Contact: David Gryn david@artprojx.com 07711127848 www.artprojx.com

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‘JA as long as I can’ by A K Dolven & John Giorno, is curated by Gaby Hartel and will also be performed on 9 March at Palais de Tokyo, Paris http://www.palaisdetokyo.com/fr/events/john-giorno-et-ak-dolven

Edition Block ‘JA as long as I can’ by A K Dolven http://editionblock.de/

A K Dolven: teenagers lifting the sky at Wilkinson Gallery from 27 Feb – 6 Apr 2014

Links:

A K Dolven http://www.akdolven.com/

Artprojx Cinema www.artprojx.com

Rio Cinema http://www.riocinema.org.uk/ 

Wilkinson Gallery www.wilkinsongallery.com/

School of Sound www.schoolofsound.co.uk/

Edition Block http://editionblock.de

Palais de Tokyo http://www.palaisdetokyo.com

NABROAD/ Norwegian Collaborative Organisation for Contemporary Art Abroad www.nabroad.org/

Artupdate http://artupdate.com/en/a-k-dolven-teenagers-lifting-the-sky/

A K Dolven, JA as long as I can (2013) - performance still, HAU 1, Berlin (detail)

A K Dolven, JA as long as I can (2013) – performance still, HAU 1, Berlin (detail)

Ja, as long as I can.
Oslo / New York (2012) *
Soundwork ca 22 Min.

Ja, as long as I can is a transatlantic dialogue, a duet with A K Dolven and John Giorno as performers. Both utter and vary the word “ja”, the Norwegian equivalent of “yes”, for as long as their energy spans to give the word different shades of colour, of energy and meaning.

John Giorno (born 1936) is an American  poet  and performance artist. He founded the not-for-profit production company Giorno Poetry Systems and organized a number of early multimedia poetry experiments and events, including Dial-A-Poem. He became prominent as the subject of Andy Warhol’s film Sleep (1963) and is a poet performing internationally today. Giorno and Dolven did meet in Lofoten, Norway, summer 2011.

The work is an exploration into the quality of sound as a potent signifier of many things at the same time:  of corporeal and temporal presence, of emotional as well as informational meaning, of the acute experience of spatial presence and absence, of harmony or dissent amongst human beings, as well as of the passage of time.

A K Dolven’s new sound piece also invites reflection on the different ways to experience time and to think about time: different time levels are being explored here alongside with a reflection of how psychological processes structure time: exhaustion and fatigue, impatience, the will of expression, of filling and structuring the flow of air, of struggling for air.

As an artistic endeavour, Ja, as long as I can is also a study of the human voice as the oldest instrument and medium of mankind. Dolven’s sound piece poignantly shows that the human voice is, at the same time, markedly physical and highly ephemeral. Here sound literally travels in time and space: from Norway to the East coast of the USA, from a female European visual artist in her fifties to a male, North American spoken word artist in his seventies. Both performers stand for their respective cultural time, and both their voices are consequently tinged by time, by their differing gender, their respective upbringing, by a varying life experience as well as by their emotional proximity or distance to the Norwegian language.

In Dolven’s use of the single affirmative word “ja”, she explores the material qualities of the male and the female vocal cords in motion, and the many different emotional hues these qualities can transmit to the listener. In letting these two unseen bodies physically interact with each other to the rhythm of the different lengths of breath it takes to utter the word “ja” with varying expressions, A K Dolven provokes the perceptual effect of watching movements of two shadows. This is, of course, reminiscent of her recent film work vertical on my own, 2011.

But there are many other ways, in which this new work binds together themes that A K Dolven has been developing over a long period of time:  the formal, material, perceptual and emotional effects of artistic expression bordering on the immaterial, the unseen.
Here, “soft” forms of expression are applied, such as bright and soft light, hazy whites, shadows, ambient sound, the sound of the human voice, movement, atmosphere, as well as the energies triggered by the interaction of humans with each other – be it in conversation, movement or, generally, in the manifestations of friendship. Dolven’s art has also been for a long time “performative”, “participatory” and “site-specific” in a broader, more abstract and subtler sense of the word than it is mostly used in the art world.

A K Dolven’s new sound work was invited for broadcasting by Kunststücke of Deutschlandradio Kultur in 2013. *

Text by curator and writer Gaby Hartel 27/9/2012

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Dara Birnbaum at Art Basel in Miami Beach 2013

In Art Basel, Art Basel Miami Beach, Artprojx, Artprojx Cinema, Clara Schumann, Dara Birnbaum, David Gryn, Marian Goodman Gallery, Miami Beach, Wilkinson Gallery on 27/11/2013 at 10:45 am
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Still: Arabesque by Dara Birnbaum

Dara Birnbaum in Film and Salon at Art Basel in Miami Beach 2013

Dara Birnbaum will be featuring in the third edition of David Gryn’s Film selection for Art Basel’s Miami Beach show, explores the collaborative creative process via intersections between visual artists, composers, musicians, choreographers, dancers and animators. Framed within eight distinct screening programs, the program highlights an international selection of emerging and established artists.

Outdoor screenings of the program take place at SoundScape Park on the 7,000-square-foot outdoor projection wall of the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center from December 4 to December 7. Admission to Film at SoundScape Park is FREE.

Dara Birnbaum presents ‘Arabesque’ (2011/2013), specifically re-edited for the program, featuring alongside works by other leading international artists such as Shezad Dawood, Rineke Dijkstra, Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg, Joan Jonas, Karen Kilimnik and Shirin Neshat, Martin Creed, Kehinde Wiley, Yinka Shonibare MBE.

Thursday, December 5, 10pm at the New World Center.

Arabesque and Reanimation: Dara Birnbaum and Joan Jonas.

In addition to Arabesque, the program features other major works by Birnbaum:

Fire! Hendrix, 1982, 3’13”

Kiss The Girls: Make Them Cry, 1979, 6’50”

PM Magazine/Acid Rock, 1982, 4’09”

General Hospital/Olympic Women Speed Skating, 1980, 6′

Kojak/Wang, 1980, 3’

Remy/Grand Central: Trains and Boats and Planes, 1980, 4’18”

Art Basel’s Salon program will see Dara Birnbaum in conversation with David Gryn on Friday, December 6 at 1pm. Inside the Miami Beach Convention Center.

The Film program with over 80 works, that includes nine additional films, will also be presented within five interactive touchscreen viewing pods inside the Miami Beach Convention Center. Access to the viewing pods is free with an entry ticket to the show.

Dara Birnbaum is represented by Marian Goodman Gallery at Art Basel in Miami Beach http://www.mariangoodman.com/

Special Thanks to EAI (Electronic Arts Intermix)

and to Amanda Wilkinson at Wilkinson Gallery (who represent Dara Birnbaum in London), for her generous support and wisdom for the Salon discussion.

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https://davidgryn.wordpress.com/

http://www.artprojx.com/Film_ABMB_2013.html

https://www.artbasel.com/en/Miami-Beach/About-the-Show/Sectors/Film