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Every Νame in History is an I

Selini Halvadaki

14.11.2019 - 14.12.2019

Opening: Thursday November 14, 20:00

Opening hours: Friday+Saturday 18:00-21:00

 

+ Parallel Screening at Aavora Cinema

Saturday November 16

17.00- 18.15

 

How to breathe in the grand narratives and breathe out lived experience.

Breathe in the monumentality and breathe out the details.

Breathe in the centers and breathe out margins.
 

3 137 is happy to invite you to Every Νame in History is an I, an exhibition by Selini Halvadaki. 

The exhibition reflects on the ways in which the story of European heritage is told. These stories are deeply intertwined in the representations we meet in (art) history, in museums, as well as in architecture and archaeology. In other words, the historical foundation and the monumental experience through which we perceive collectivity. The exhibition deals with it through a personal connection to two places, Greece and Denmark. Athens and Copenhagen. Through two generations, Every Νame in History is an I reflects on how lived experience and the telling and speaking of it can find a place in relation to, or in spite of, these perceived collectivities.

Parallel Screening at Aavora Cinema:

Saturday November
16 2019 
17.00-18.15

Program by: 
Selini Halvadaki and Jacob Moe

4 short films by
Selini HalvadakiMo Maja Moesgaard, Joana Pimenta, Ana Vaz

Aavora Cinema
Ippokratous 180, Athens
Ticket: 3 euro

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Selini Halvadaki (b. 1985) is a visual artist based in Copenhagen. She holds an MFA from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and is working primarily in the field of moving images and text. In her research based work she explores how image production takes part in creating private and collective memory and she often works within a historical context of found footage mixed with new recordings. As part of her artistic practice Selini organizes exhibitions and engage in collaborations. 

Her works have been screened at international film festivals such as IMAGES FESTIVAL in Toronto (CA), Athens International Short Film Festival (GR), FOKUS Video Art Festival at Nikolaj Kunsthal in Copenhagen (DK), KINO DER KUNST in Munich (DE), Balkan Beyond Borders Film Festival, Novi Sad (CS) and CPH:DOX Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival (DK) as well as in exhibitions such as Metaphorical Space at MARSIstanbul in collaboration with Sheffield Fringe, Istanbul (TUR), It Might be Political at Janusbygningen, Tistrup (DK), EXTRACT Young Art Prize, Gl. Strand, Copenhagen (DK) and OUTSIDE THE BLACK BOX, Cinema La Compagnia, Florence (IT). 
www.selinihalvadaki.net

 

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The exhibition is supported by Danish Arts Foundation and the Maecenas/Mycenae of 3 137.

A Public Talk with

Mark Leckey

O' Magic Power of Bleakness

 

Thursday 7 November 2019
Starting at 20:00

 

*First come first served. Capacity of the space is limited.

The UK based artist Mark Leckey will do a public talk about his practice, as part of The Critical Practices Group Intensive Month - Onassis AiR curated and designed by Raed Yassin.

Mark Leckey (born 1964) is a British contemporary artist, working with collage art, music and video. His found object art and video pieces, which incorporate themes of nostalgia and anxiety, and draw on elements of pop cυlture, span several videos. In particular, he is known for "Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore" (1999) and "Industrial Light and Magic" (2008), for which he won the 2008 Turner Prize.

His work has been widely exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions at Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, in 2008 and at Le Consortium, Dijon, in 2007. His performances have been presented in New Yοrk City at the Museum of Modern Art, Abrons Arts Center; at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, both in 2009; and at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New Yοrk City, in 2008. His works are held in the collections of the Tate and the Centre Pompidou.

CALL +30 2130 26 14 36

AND 

LISTEN TO A SOUND PIECE BY

WERONIKA TROJANSKA

GABRIELA COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT
ANSWERING MACHINE COMMISSION ΙΙΙI

24/9/2019-3/11/2019

24 HOURS / 7 DAYS A WEEK 

GABRIELA invites you to call +30 2130 261436 and listen to a sound piece by Weronika Trojanska, I am sitting in a room (1969) I am sitting in a room (2019). The service is available 24 hours, 7 days a week.

50 years ago Alvin Lucier, the American composer, one of the key figures of experimental music, first recorded his groundbreaking composition “I am sitting in a room” (conceived for voice and electromagnetic tape), in which he tells the audience what he is doing and what they will hear. As he explains, recorded voice is played back several times until the resonant frequencies of the room start to dominate the speech, erasing at the end the human component towards dominance of the pure, environmental sound. What would happen if the focus was only on the spoken words, the voice and the resonance and acoustic of performer’s own body (throat, chest and diaphragm)? How the idiosyncratic and uncontrollable activities and sounds it produces can be transformed into music? Thinking of “I am sitting in a room” as of a song or a choreography, “any irregularities […] speech might have” become notations or gestures, the integral part its score.

GABRIELA Communication Department will host sound pieces and messages by invited artists during the following months.

Hold the line.

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Weronika Trojanska received her MFA from the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan, Poland and Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam. In her artistic practice she investigates the notions of auto/biography and the self, by inhabiting gestures (reproducing, adapting and learning) of other artists, as a way to evoke their and her personality, and thus to construct her polyphonic autobiography. Her work has been presented at the Museum of Modern Art (NYC), Emily Harvey Foundation (NYC), Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space (NYC), Printed Matter Inc. (NYC), Rongwrong in Amsterdam (the Netherlands), NEW STUDIO in collaboration with 3 137, Athens (Greece), MuzeuMM, Los Angeles (CA), and Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore (ICAS), among others. Trojanska is also an active art writer. She publishes in a number of Polish and English-speaking media.

CALL +30 2130 26 14 36

AND 

LISTEN TO A SOUND PIECE BY

KAROLINA KRASOULI. 

GABRIELA COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT
ANSWERING MACHINE COMMISSION ΙΙΙ 

29/7/2019-1/9/2019

24 HOURS / 7 DAYS A WEEK 

Wishing you luck (x3)
Take note : a color, a word and a sound. 
You can take them with you.
I just ment to say, It’s ok to talk to strangers.


GABRIELA invites you to call +30 2130 261436 and listen to a sound piece by Karolina Krasouli entitled Some fortune cookies contain no fortune. The service is available 24 hours, 7 days a week. 

GABRIELA Communication Department will host sound pieces and messages by invited artists during the following months.

Hold the line. 

Karolina Krasouli was born in Athens in 1984. She studied at the School of fine arts of Lyon. She did a residency at the Cité internationale des arts in Paris (2015-2017) and participated in various exhibitions as la Biennale de Rennes (5th edition), 60th Salon de Montrouge,L’incompatible Vugo (Pauline Perplexe), A thousand hours (Saint-Brieuc).

CALL +30 2130 26 14 36
AND

LISTEN TO A SOUND PIECE BY

LAURA PRESTON AND
ANDREAS SELL

GABRIELA COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT
ANSWERING MACHINE COMMISSION ΙΙ 

25/6/2019-20/7/2019

24 HOURS / 7 DAYS A WEEK 

GABRIELA invites you to call +30 2130 261436 and listen to a sound piece by Laura Preston and Andreas Sell entitled Νο.0. The service is available 24 hours, 7 days a week. 

We are happy to announce that GABRIELA Communication Department will host sound pieces and messages by invited artists during the following months.

Hold the line. 


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Laura Preston writes texts, edits books, and curates exhibitions. She is also working with Sabeth Buchmann on a research project through the Institute of Art Theory and Cultural Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, while living in Berlin. An associate editor for documenta 14, she lived and worked in Athens from spring 2016 to autumn 2017. She was the curator-at-large for the Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi, Victoria University of Wellington from 2013–15, following a guest curatorship in 2012 at Portikus, Frankfurt am Main.

https://laurapreston.info

Andreas Sell was born in Bayreuth, Germany. Currently he is living in Berlin and Sykaminea, Lesbos. 2008 he graduated from the Weißensee Academy of Art Berlin. His artistic work coincides with his life story, composing both a material and immaterial narration. In 2006 he received an annual scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to continue his studies in the MFA program in New Forms at Pratt Institute NYC. In 2009 he received a postgraduate scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service to continue his artistic work in the People´s Republic China. In 2014 the Pollock Krasner Foundation in NYC and in 2017 the Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn awarded him with an annual scholarship. In 2019 the Berlin Senate supported his book and exhibition project "From self-employment to employment."
http://www.andreassell.com

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