News

Amélie Bouvier’s research at Harvard College Observatory

Amélie Bouvier has been given access to the Astronomical Photographic Plate Collection of the Harvard College Observatory, Plate Stacks, Cambridge, US. She will be going on a research journey from January 21st till 26th, 2019. The access to the archive was made possible thanks to Lindsay Smith Zrull, curator.

“At Harvard College Observatory, women studied and curated over 130 years of the night sky, all preserved on glass plate photographs. The HCO’s Astronomical Photographic Plate Collection (also known as the Plate Stacks) is the world’s largest archive of stellar glass plate negatives, amassing over 500,000 celestial moments captured in time, some dating back to the mid-1800s. ”


Harvard College Observatory, 1918

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TR Ericsson’s installation in private Midwest collection

Some images from a recent visit to TR Ericsson’s bronze installation at a private collection in the American Midwest, surrounded by a beautiful autumn landscape and works by Sol LeWitt, Andy Goldsworthy, Roxy Paine, Anish Kapoor, Mark Manders, Ai Wei Wei and others.


TR Ericsson alongside I LOVE YOU TOTALLY ALL THE TIME AND ALWAYS WILL, 2018 Bronze with steel armatures Each box 4 x 4’ x 8’ – 122 x 122 x 244 cm Overall 8’ x 5’ x 5’ – 244 x 152 x 152 cm

 


Mark Manders


Mark Manders


Sol LeWitt

“A burial interrupted”, TR Ericsson interview on Artsy

Every work I make, every thought I put into it, every dialogue that surrounds the work in one way or another is an endless attempt to relate myself to that moment, the moment and immediate aftermath of her death, maybe that sounds crazy and maybe it is, and maybe it isn’t, it doesn’t really matter. It is what I do. Like a strip tease in reverse I’m trying to dress this raw unspeakable moment’s effect on everything that came after it and even before it.

In his comprehensive and compelling interview on Artsy, TR Ericsson reflects on his “Crackle & Drag” project, an extensive body of work he has been building on after being left with over a 100 years worth of family archive following his mother’s suicide in 2003. The interview offers some great insights into Ericsson’s practice and position as an artist, and contains a couple of thought-provoking quotes that give extra background to his current show “Industrial Poems – Poèmes Industriels” in Brussels.


TR Ericsson, Can you hear her blacks crackle and drag?, Vacuum formed black polystyrene, 12×12 inches – 30.5×30.5 cm, Edition of 2 + 1 AP, 2018

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TR Ericsson at Shaheen Gallery

TR Ericsson will open a new exhibition titled “Blue”at Shaheen in Cleveland on November 16th. The title “Blue”, which refers to the pigment that was used to make the work, resonates the personal story behind the work and the relationship between the artist and the subject, his brother, while at the same time directly linking back to significant earlier works within Ericsson’s oeuvre and carrying with it a set of undeniable cultural references.

“These are images of my brother Mikey. They’re not portraits in a traditional sense. You just see a hooded youth screwing around in the woods. Mikey was maybe nineteen when I took the pictures, he’s closer to thirty now. The works are all blue, made with a powdered pigment you’d usually mix into a paint. They were created using the same process I used for the powdered graphite drawings, which involved forcing the pigment through silkscreens (photographic stencils)…. it’s more difficult than that brief description implies. Mikey is a tattoo artist, and blue is what black tattoo ink looks like under the skin after the tattoo heals. A tattoo is a wound, or a decorative scar. Any image can have this evidential aspect, capturing or witnessing a wounded moment, or a scared reality. The works in the show are titled after well known accepted names of classic tattoos — like “Born To Lose” — or after common tattoo imagery like snakes or daggers.”


TR Ericsson, Prisoner of Love, Powdered pigment on Paper, 22 x 30 inches, 2018

 

“(…)To dig deeper, I would highly recommend James Baldwin’s short story Sonny’s Blues, which, coincidentally, is about two brothers.”

Blue
Shaheen Modern and Contemporary Art
740 West Superior Avenue, Suite 101
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Exhibition:
16.11.2018>01.02.2019
Opening:
16.11.2018

More information here

Győri Andrea Éva: Phantasy after Analyses

Andrea Éva Győri, who’s upcoming solo show will open at Harlan Levey Projects in January 2019,
will present her work in “Phantasy after Analyses”, which opens in Budapest on Wednesday November 14th. The show is part of the Fotóhónap 2018 Biennial, the Hungarian Month of Photography Festival, and is curated by Lili Boros, curator of the Ferenczy Museum Center. During the opening there will be a speech by Brigitta Muladi, art historian and curator of the Ferenczy Museum Center.

Andrea Éva Győri, Mom Makes the Bed, HD Video, 7 minutes, 2017

Phantasy after Analyses
MIKVEH Gallery
Buda Castle, Western Cellars
1014 Budapest, Palota út 1

Exhibition:
15.11.2018 > 02.12.2018
Opening:
14.11.2018
18:00

More information here
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No New Enemies is part of the Caveat project

Before the opening of the gallery, we co-founded the No New Enemies network, an internationally recognized non-profit organization active in public art and arts education. Today this network manages The Penthouse Art Residency and is a research partner in Caveat. Caveat is a collective research project looking into the ecology of the artistic practice and the artist’ contract.

We encourage you to have a look at the Caveat website and follow this project closely.


Cillian O’Neill in the Caveat programme during Bâtard Brussels 2018 at Beursschouwburg, © Cillian O’Neill

More info here

 

Emmanuel Van der Auwera at CENTRALE

Emmanuel Van der Auwera’s work will be part of “Resistance”, a group show at the CENTRALE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART. Within the scope of 2018, year of protest, the City of Brussels celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of 1968. The show at CENTRALE combines historical works from 1968 with contemporary pieces of Belgian and international artist reflecting the act of protest and resistance, while looking into the relationship between the arts, society and the many political challenges it is confronted with.

Resistance
CENTRALE
Place Sainte-Catherine 44
Brussels, Belgium

Exhibition:
27.09.2018 > 27.01.2019
Opening:
26.09.2018
18:00 > 20:30

More information here
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Events

Amélie Bouvier and Andrea Éva Győri in Exchange

Exchange is a month of screenings in public space featuring video art by ten artists in five different cities. Amélie Bouvier will show her video works next to those of Lisa Lauffs in Hoensbroek, while Andrea Éva Győri will present hers next to those of Anna Sophie de Vries in The Hague. Exchange is a project by Viewmaster, Maastricht in collaboration with various Dutch cultural spaces (Greylight Projects, Hoensbroek; Garage, Rotterdam; LIMA; Heden and Pennings Foundation), curated by Mique Eggermont and Wouter Huis amongst others, and supported by the Mondriaan Fonds.

Exchange

Greylight Projects Hoensbroek /
Burgemeester Kessenplein 1
Hoensbroek, The Netherlands

Heden /
Denneweg 14
The Hague, The Netherlands

screenings:
06.12.2018 > 06.01.2019
17:00 > 23:00

More information here
Full programme here


Amélie Bouvier, But Keep Your Feet on the Ground, videostill, 2014

 

Beating time by Andrea Éva Győri

Andrea Éva Győri will be showing work in BEATING TIME, a presentation of the Contemporary Art Collection of the Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht curated by Paula van den Bosch.

Artists: Graatsma, Andrea Éva Győri, Sol LeWitt, Marlene Dumas, Peter Doig, Ernst Caramelle, Mary Heilmann, gerlach en koop, Pawel Althamer, luc Tuymans, Rene Daniels, Sandra Vasques da Horra, Susana Solana, Servie Janssen, R.W. Beerens, Marianne van der Heijden e.a.

Exhibition:
25.01.2019 > 01.11.2020
Opening:
25.01.2019

More information here


Andrea Éva Győri, Vibration highway

Book launch “Pickering’s Harem”, Amélie Bouvier

“Pickering’s Harem” by Amélie Bouvier gathers all the works of the extensive like-named series of drawings produced by the artist during the period of 2017 – 2018. The catalogue, which includes a text by Allyson Unzicker, will be launched at Untitled Miami Beach. The title of this series of fine and meticulous drawings refers to astronomer Edward C. Pickering, director of the Harvard Observatory from 1877 to 1919, who was the first to hire a large number of female staff.


Amélie Bouvier, Pickering’s Harem, 96 pages, 200 copies, 2018  published by Harlan Levey Projects


Amélie Bouvier, Pickering’s Harem #15, Indian ink on paper, 32,5 x 24 cm, 2018

Ella Littwitz at Wroclaw Contemporary Museum

After “And a third of the waters became wormwood” at Harlan Levey Projects in Brussels, Ella Littwitz’s work travelled to Poland where it is shown in “And Waters Became Wormwood” in Wroclaw Contemporary Museum.

And Waters Became Wormwood
MWW – Wroclaw Contemporary Museum
pl. Strzegomski 2a
53-681 Wrocław, Poland


Ella Littwitz, exhibition view And waters bacame wormwood, photo by Małgorzata Kujda © Wrocław Contemporary Museum, 2018

Exhibition:
26.10.2018 > 04.02.2019

Opening:
26.10.2018
18:00

More information here


Ella Littwitz, exhibition view And waters bacame wormwood, photo by Małgorzata Kujda © Wrocław Contemporary Museum, 2018


Ella Littwitz, exhibition view And waters bacame wormwood, photo by Małgorzata Kujda © Wrocław Contemporary Museum, 2018


Ella Littwitz, exhibition view And waters bacame wormwood, photo by Małgorzata Kujda © Wrocław Contemporary Museum, 2018


Ella Littwitz, exhibition view And waters bacame wormwood, photo by Małgorzata Kujda © Wrocław Contemporary Museum, 2018

Marcin Dudek in TWO x TWO Auction

Marcin Dudek‘s “The Mega Event” will go up for auction at TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art, an annual contemporary art auction held in the Richard Meier-designed Rachofsky House in Dallas, benefiting two organizations—the Dallas Museum of Art and amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research.

The 20th annual benefit dinner and art auction will feature a live and silent auction of significant contemporary art, as well as the presentation of amfAR’s 2018 Award of Excellence for Artistic Contributions to the Fight Against AIDS.

TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art
Saturday, October 27, 2018
The Rachofsky House
Dallas, Texas

More information here


Marcin Dudek, The Mega Event, image transfer, oil paint, cloth tape on wood, 39.5 x 30cm (15 1/2 x 12 inches), 2017

Jordan Seiler at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit – MOCAD

Jordan Seiler will show new work in “STANDING STILL, LYING DOWN, AS IF”, a group exhibition with works by over 30 artists in the MOCAD’s Front Gallery. The exhibition’s main focus is on public communication and active participation within framed spaces. Each work is presented as a case study, proposing a distinct approach to the exhibition’s request for participation. With his augmented reality app, Jordan Seiler mediates the public’s role in the infrastructure of ad spaces.

STANDING STILL, LYING DOWN, AS IF
MOCAD
4454 Woodward Ave
Detroit, US

Exhibition:
26.10.2018 > 06.01.2019
Opening
26.10.2018
18:00-23:00 EDT

More information here
Facebook event

Petr Davydtchenko in “US OR CHAOS” at BPS 22

Petr Davydtchenko’s work will be presented at BPS22 during “US OR CHAOS”, which brings together around forty works of artists addressing socio-political issues. Most of these works are part of the a/political collection based in London. Curated by Becky Haghpanah-Shirwan, director of the a/political collection, “US OR CHAOS” brings together a selection of, at times quite extreme, works focussing on acts of opposition or individual disobedience.

US OR CHAOS
a/political collection
BPS22 – Boulevard Solvay, 22
Charleroi, Belgium

Exhibition:
22.09.2018 > 06.01.2019
Opening :
21.09.2018
19:00 > 22:00

More information here
Facebook event

photo credit: US OR CHAOS : Collection A/political + Collections Province-BPS22

Emmanuel Van der Auwera at MDD’s Garden Party & Auctions

On Friday, August 31st, 2018 the museum Dhondt-Dhaenens organises the twelfth edition of its annual (Garden) Party which will take place in Flex XL Flanders Expo Gent. “White Noise” by Emmanuel Van der Auwera is Lot 10 in this year’s Christie’s live benefit auction.

Christie’s online auction closes on August 30, 2018 at 5pm. The highest bid received by Paddle8 enters as a silent bid during the live Christie’s auction on the evening of the (Garden) Party.

(Garden) Party & Auctions
Friday, August 31
Flex Xl Flanders Expo Gent
Maaltekouter 1, 9051 Gent

More information and online catalogue here

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Fairs

Harlan Levey Projects at Untitled Miami

Harlan Levey Projects will be presenting new works by Amélie Bouvier, Marcin Dudek and Emmanuel Van der Auwera at Untitled Miami Beach 2018.

Come find us at booth C2


Marcin Dudek, Five Seconds, acrylic paint, image transfer, pigment, steel powder, medical tape, UV varnish on wood and aluminium, 450x200cm, 2018

 

Untitled Miami Beach
Ocean Drive and 12th Street
Miami Beach, US

Fair:
05.12.2018 > 09.12.2018

VIP and press preview:
04.12.2018
13:00 > 20:00

More information here
Artsy preview


Amélie Bouvier, Marcin Dudek, Emmanuel Van der Auwera, Installation view, Harlan Levey Projects at Untitled Miami


Amélie Bouvier, Marcin Dudek, Emmanuel Van der Auwera, Installation view, Harlan Levey Projects at Untitled Miami

The Wind Egg at Independent, Brussels

– The Wind Egg saga continues –
In addition to his current show at M HKA, which is still on view until January 6th, 2019,
Haseeb Ahmed‘s “The Wind Egg” (2016) will be screened during Independent Brussels.

Independent Brussels
Vanderborght Building
50 rue de l’Ecuyer
Brussels, Belgium

Fair
09.11.2018 > 11.11.2018

Private Viewing
08.11.2018
15:00 > 22:00

More information here


Haseeb Ahmed, The Wind Egg, Video, 38 min, 2016

EXPO Chicago – Exposure with Haseeb Ahmed & Ella Littwitz

We are going back to EXPO Chicago (section EXPOSURE) this year with works by Haseeb Ahmed and Ella Littwitz.

Both Haseeb Ahmed and Ella Littwitz maintain research-based practices dealing with phenomenon that shape our everyday lives. Using material often only accessible to scientists, each artist explores its aesthetic, metaphorical and critical grounds utilizing findings in cross-disciplinary narrative works. While Haseeb tends for an anthropological and actively networked approach that allows access to cutting edge techniques, to date Ella has tended for a calmer form of archival and literary reflection in all projects with the exception of the “Land of the Unknown South,” where she mobilized a network of friends, acquaintances and strangers.

EXPO Chicago – Exposure: booth 252
Navy Pier, Chicago

27-30.09. 2018

More information here
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Expo Chicago 2017

Expo Chicago was an outstanding fair. Congrats to Tony Karman and his wonderful team!

Here are some images from our booth in the Exposure section curated by Justine Ludwig.

Expo Chicago, Harlan Levey Projects' booth

Expo Chicago, Harlan Levey Projects’ booth

Winner of the Discovery Prize, Art Brussels 2017

We are honored to have been selected as the winner of the ‘Discovery Prize’ at Art Brussels. Visit us today through Sunday in booth D07.

Harlan Levey Projects, Booth D07, Art Brussels, 2017

Harlan Levey Projects, Booth D07, Art Brussels, 2017

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