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WE’RE SO VERY MIAMI! at Diablo Rosso

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Fabrizio Arrieta | Stefan Benchoam | Otto Berchem | José Castrellón |
Donna Conlon / Jonathan Harker | Karlo Ibarra |Miky Fábrega | Pilar Moreno | Humberto Velez

Diablo Rosso Presents – We’re So Very Miami!

CÓCTEL INAUGURAL JUEVES, MARZO 13 . 7 – 9 PM

CASCO ANTIGUOCALLE 6ta Y AVE. A. 2621957

Panamá, four hours south of Miami as the plane flies, is the new “Hub of the Americas”: a global link for world commerce, a city proud of its rapid economic growth and booming construction industry, and a popular destination for residential tourism (mainly for American retirees).

Panama City has always looked up to Miami, but the Miami it aspired to become is the Miami of fantasies, that mysterious place in the United States somewhere near Disney World where your aunt lived, where your wealthy friends went shopping, where the best Carnaval in the world happened (because it’s the Capital of Latin America), the city of Miami Vice that Gloria Estefan calls home, and a place so nice it had a type of window named after it. Therefore, we really have no trouble when we’re told (derisively) that our city looks just like Miami.

We must be doing something right. This may not be the only city that aspires at becoming Miami —and it’s always Miami, never New York—but in our hearts and minds it’s the one that’s gotten the closest. Panama, full of aspirations and ever striving to become a first world metropolis, has in the last decade been blessed by constant growth and emerged largely unscathed from the global economic meltdown, thus becoming a city that is “more Miami than Miami itself.”

The real Miami, on the other hand, has been the proud bearer of epithets like “the magic city” ever since being conceived by Julia Tuttle, and remains a fertile fount of stereotypes that still inform our tropical glamorous Latin American identities.

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SOME VARIABLE MEASURES at Espace Culture, Université Lille

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SOME VARIABLE MEASURES

10.03.14 – 18.04.14

Opening: 10.03.14 at 6:30pm

Espace Culture – Université Lille 1

After putting your perception and knowledge to the test (Otto Berchem, Magdalena Fragnito di Giorgio), and discovering works which scrutinise measurement in order to better cast it into doubt (Jean-Pierre Raynaud, Stanley Brouwn), you will plunge into evaluation, critique and the caustic views of three artists on contemporary art (Ben, Marcel Broodthaers, Présence Panchounette). It will then be up to you to feel that you have shed your complexes to be able to evaluate contemporary art according to your own criteria!

Université Lille 1

Cité Scientifique, 59655 Villeneuve d’Ascq, France

+33 (0)3 20 43 69 09

Opening hours: Monday-Thursday, 9h30-18h00

Friday, 10:00am-1:45pm

Diablo Rosso presents We’re So Very Miami at UNTITLED

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Diablo Rosso presents We Are So Miami at Booth C03, Untitled Miami, 2013

We are so very Miami is an exhibition curated for UNTITLED.
Its purpose is to explore the links between Miami and Panama City and showcase their parallel histories, imaginary or otherwise.

Panama, four hours south of Miami as the plane flies, is the new “Hub of the Americas”: a global link for world commerce, a city proud of its rapid economic growth and booming construction industry, and a popular destination for residential tourism (mainly for American retirees). ¿Does any of this sound familiar?

Panama City has always looked up to Miami, but the Miami it aspired to become is the Miami of fantasies, that mysterious place in the United States somewhere near Disney World where your aunt lived, where your wealthy friends went shopping, where the best Carnaval in the world happened (because it’s the Capital of Latin America), the city of Miami Vice that Gloria Estefan calls home, and a place so nice it had a type of window named after it. Therefore, we really have no trouble when we’re told (derisively)
that our city looks just like Miami. We must be doing something right. This may not be the only city that aspires at becoming Miami—and it’s always Miami, never New York—but in our hearts and minds it’s the one that’s gotten the closest.

Panama, full of aspirations and ever striving to become a first world metropolis, has in the last decade been blessed by constant growth and emerged largely unscathed from the global economic meltdown, thus becoming a city that is “more Miami than Miami itself.”
The real Miami, on the other hand, has been the proud bearer of epithets like “the magic city” ever since being conceived by Julia Tuttle, and remains a fertile fount of stereotypes that still inform our tropical glamorous Latin American identities.

Featured artists :

Fabrizio Arrieta
Stefan Benchoam
Otto Berchem
José Castrellón
Donna Conlon / Jonathan Harker
Karlo Ibarra
Miky Fábrega
Pilar Moreno
Humberto Velez

Le Futur Commence Ici at Frac Nord-Pas de Calais

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THE FUTURE BEGINS HERE

16.11.13 – 27.04.14

Opening: 16.11.13 at 5pm

Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque


The inaugural exhibition “The Future Begins Here” is an opportunity for visitors to discover the Frac Nord-Pas de Calais collection. This collection, which joins contemporary art and design, includes more than 1,500 works acquired since the 1980s and mixes works by major artists with others by young talents.

The architecture designed by the Lacaton & Vassal agency is the jewel case in which the first exhibition by Frac Nord-Pas de Calais in its new building is set, where visitors will be plunged into its collection.

Together, the spaces in the Frac/AP2 – passageways, exhibition galleries, outreach spaces, indoors and out – are also the pretext for the presentation of projects and installations, in some cases produced especially for the occasion. Matthew Darbyshire is taking over the Salon, providing visitors with a space of relaxation and discovery; Otto Berchem questions visitors about the Frac’s collection; Rainier Lericolais invites them on an audio promenade between the LAAC and the Frac, a veritable poetic ramble and free interpretation of the region’s history; and Angela Bulloch uses the wind to light up the AP2 hangar. Even the Frac’s café will become a work of art in its own right thanks to the artistic duo Lang/Baumann.

The exhibition “The Future Begins Here”takes place throughout the entire Frac/AP2 building. Each space presents a theme or group of work found in the collection: videos, the relation between art and design, participative works. Visitors will discover at every turn – in a corridor, a salon, an exhibition gallery – a true survey of contemporary art of these past thirty years.


Artists in the exhibition:

Saâdane Afif, John Armleder, Otto Berchem, Walead Beshty, Angela Bulloch, Andre Cadere, Claude Courtecuisse, Anne Collier, Matthew Darbyshire, Dejanov et Heger, Angela de la Cruz, Marcel Duchamp, Sam Durant, Latifa Echakhch, Dan Flavin, Peter Friedl, Didier Fiuza Faustino, Piero Gatti, Cesare Paolini, Franco Teodoro, Martí Guixé, Isabell Heimerdinger, Georg Herold, Fabrice Hyber, Donald Judd, Scott King, Gabriel Kuri, Lang/Bauman, Rainier Lericolais, Antonia Low, Ari Marcopoulos, Mathieu Mercier, Philippe Meste, Olivier Mosset, Bruce Nauman, Gerhard Richter, Gabriel Sierra, Markus Sixay, Superflex, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Rosemarie Trockel, Gavin Turk, Daan Van Golden, Barbara Visser, Lawrence Weiner, Franz West, Andy Warhol, Christopher Wool, Lorena Zilleruelo.


Les Pléiades – 30 ans des Frac

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les Abattoirs, Toulouse
September 27, 2012 – January 5, 2013

À l’occasion des 30 ans des Fonds régionaux d’art contemporain, en plus des cartes blanches offertes à des créateurs en région, les 23 Frac proposent à partir du 28 septembre prochain une exposition collective aux Abattoirs de Toulouse, la première depuis la création des Frac.

Répartie sur les 4 niveaux des Abattoirs à Toulouse, l’exposition Les Pléiades réunit les 23 propositions développées depuis le début de cette année 2013 par chacun des Fonds régionaux d’art contemporain sur son territoire. En adoptant le titre de cette manifestation anniversaire, Les Pléiades, l’exposition se situe comme un prolongement et une cristallisation d’une expérience inédite car il s’agit du premier projet en France à associer tous les Frac. Les Pléiades réunissent en effet 23 extraits de collections sous le regard d’autant d’artistes, suite à une étape pendant laquelle chaque Frac a donné une carte blanche à un ou plusieurs créateurs sur sa collection. Toutes ces invitations témoignent de la volonté des Frac de montrer combien l’artiste est au cœur de leurs activités, de la collection à la production d’œuvres, en passant par l’exposition, la médiation et la diffusion.

À la fois exposition d’expositions et de collections, Les Pléiades prennent pour motif fondateur la variation, comme une boucle infinie qui relie collection et exposition pour en exprimer l’interdépendance – tel un ruban de Moebius – dans l’activité quotidienne de ces institutions. Ainsi, le visiteur découvrira que l’exposition présentée par chaque Frac dans sa région devient, à Toulouse, une exposition qui n’est, à chaque fois, ni tout à fait la même ni tout à fait une autre, selon une variation chère à Verlaine. Amplifiée par la subjectivité des créateurs invités, tous réunis en un même lieu, la singularité de chaque institution dessine des voies distinctes dans l’art de ces trente dernières années, autant de parcours ouverts et promus par les politiques d’acquisition et de soutien à la création de chacun.

L’exposition Les Pléiades s’inscrit dans le cadre des Pléiades – 30 ans des Frac, une manifestation nationale organisée par les 23 Frac et Platform.

Jean-Michel Alberola, Francis Baudevin, Marc Bauer, Otto Berchem, Alejandro Cesarco, Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Jordi Colomer, Alain Declercq, Sophie Dejode et Bertrand Lacombe, Marcel Dinahet avec Jean Marc Huitorel (critique d’art), Claire Fontaine, Gavillet & Rust, Monika Grzymala, Éric Hattan, Vincent Lamouroux, Guillaume Leblon, Laurent Mauvignier, Anita Molinero avec Paul Bernard (critique d’art), Laurent Montaron, Hugues Reip, Bernard Tschumi, Olivier Vadrot, Xavier Veilhan, Cecilia Vicuña, Othello Vilgard, Heidi Wood, Raphaël Zarka, Wilhiam Zitte

La Central at ArtRio 2013

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La Central presents:

Otto Berchem
Pia Camil
Daniel Santiago Salguero

ArtRio 2013 (Booth E9, Pavilion 2)
September 5-9

FlowerCASTLE

March 28 – May 20, 2012
Kasteel Keukenhof, Lisse

Castle Keukenhof is the site of the forthcoming exhibition FlowerCastle, curated by Gij Stork. FlowerCastle presents a selection of contemporary art, fashion and design revolving around the form and themes of flowers, nature and the environment.

Participating artists include: Karin Arink, Maarten Baas, Miroslaw Balka, Uta Barth, Otto Berchem, Jos Bregman, Merijn Bolink, Reinier Bosch, Sebastian Brajkovic, Niels Broszat, Frank Bruggeman, Martin Butler, Elspeth Diederix, Mark Dion, Telka van Dodewaard, Rolf Engelen, Irene Fortuyn, FreudenthalVerhagen, Michel François, Lizan Freijsen, Maayan Ben Gal, Renato Galante, Liam Gillick, Daan van Golden, Marnix Goosen, Koen Hauser, Roderick Hietbrink, Florentijn Hofman, Hans van Houwelingen, Pierre Huyghe, Ann Veronica Janssens, Studio Job, Hella Jongerius, Dirk Kome, Jeroen Kooijmans, Maryam Kordbacheh, Pawel Kruk, Lernert & Sander, Studio Makkink & Bey, Isa Melsheimer, Marc Mulders, Osaira Muyale, Jeroen Oude Sogtoen/Mona di Orio, Edwin Oudshoorn, Predrag Pajdic, Jack Pierson, Sander Plug, Gerard Prent, Jan Rothuizen , Wilhelm Sasnal, Viviane Sassen, Scheltens Abbenes, Alexander van Slobbe, Edward C. Thomson, Fedor van der Valk, Philippe Vogelenzang, Wandschappen.