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Marcellvs L. & Daniel Löwenbrück at NK Berlin (10/31/2014)
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Marcellvs L. at Singularidades/Anotações – Rumos Artes Visuais 1998-2013 (08/27/2014)
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Marcellvs L. & Munan Øvrelid at Skaftfell Summer Exhibition (06/19/2014)
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Marcellvs L. at MAC Lyon - Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon (06/19/2014)
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Inconsistencies (09/11/2013)
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Marcellvs L. Indiferença at Galeria Luisa Strina (09/10/2013)
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Marcellvs L. at the 18th Contemporary Art Festival Videobrasil (09/09/2013)
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Marcellvs L. at Astrup Fearnley Museet (09/09/2013)
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Marcellvs L. | Künstlerhaus Bethanien (05/24/2013)
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Marcellvs L. at carlier | gebauer "Die Wahrscheinlichkeit, dass nichts passiert" (01/18/2013)
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Marcellvs L. at noestudio (10/12/2012)
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Marcellvs L. & Marcus Steinweg at Tanzquartier Wien | 02 Nov 2012 18h (10/11/2012)
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Marcellvs L. | VideoRhizome Seyðisfjörður Aktion at Skálar Sound Art Festival (10/01/2012)
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Marcellvs L. | VideoRhizome Basel Aktion (07/19/2012)
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New Release - MARCELLVS L. - KLAVIERWELLEN LP (TA096) (06/18/2012)
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Marcellvs L. | Summer Exhibitions (06/07/2012)
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Marcellvs L. at MADE IN GERMANY II (05/16/2012)
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Marcellvs L. at carlier | gebauer (04/26/2012)
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Marcellvs L. at NGBK (01/19/2012)
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Klavierwellen at Instituto Tomie Ohtake (12/13/2011)
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Überstürztes Denken #2 | Marcellvs L. performance at Volksbühne, Berlin (12/12/2011)
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Marcellvs L. at the 17° Festival Interncional de Arte Contêmporanea - Videobrasil (10/05/2011)
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Marcellvs L. at n.b.K. | Kunst und Philosophie (06/24/2011)
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Marcellvs L. at the Berlinische Galerie (06/17/2011)
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Marcellvs L. at Bloomberg SPACE - COMMA 34 (03/31/2011)
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Marcellvs L. at HangarBicocca (03/09/2011)
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Marcellvs L. at Kunsthalle zu Kiel (01/27/2011)
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Marcellvs L. at The Living Art Museum (01/07/2011)
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Marcellvs L. at Centre Pompidou (11/05/2010)
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Marcellvs L. at Today Art Museum Beijing (08/04/2010)
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untitle:rope | Installation view at Art Berlin Contemporary  (10/02/2008)

Marcellvs L.'s spree at Into It | Kunstverein Hildesheim  (01/14/2008)

We are pleased to announce Into It at Kunstverein Hildesheim, Hildesheim, Germany

Artists:
Michael Beutler
Christoph Girardet & Volker Schreiner
Simon Dybbroe Møller
Miltos Manetas
Marcellvs L.
Falke Pisano
Ana Roldán
T.A. Straub

Curator: Thomas Thiel

Date: 24 November 2007 - 27 January 2008
Tuesday to Sunday: 10h to 18h

Venue:
Kunstverein Hildesheim Am Kehrwieder 2
31134 Hildesheim
Germany
www.kunstverein-hildesheim.de
+49 51212959736

More Information: www.into-it.info

Image: Marcellvs L.'s spree installation view (Photo by: Dorit)


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Ice Crean - Phaidon Press 2007 p. 232-235  (06/12/2007)

"Marcellvs L." - Author: Lisette Lagnado

Marcellvs L’s method is 'to dilate time'. The expression refers directly to the philosophical universe of Henri Bergson, whose important reflections on duration and intuition have frequently served as a basis for approaching the cinematic moving image. Like Cao Guimarães (see page 128-131), Marcellvs L’s videos usually feature a solitary person who walks: on the road, in water or going nowhere on a gym treadmill. In his works Marcellvs L imposes a slowness to the scene. This focus on duration is a response against what Guy Deboard termed the 'society of the spectacle'.

Conscious of our alienation in a society where we are regularly bombarded by imagery, Marcellvs L. offers a rare antidote. He produces work that expands our senses towards new perceptions through emphasizing the body. His works maintain an undecipherable enunciation that requires patience, waiting and an awareness of clues. Absract still images appear at first to be isolated from any reality, but the effort of remaining involved is vigorously rewarded. Very different from the Beckettian absurd form of Marcellvs strategy consists in delaying the delivery of pleasure and comprehension. When his works reach their conclusion, they invoke the Kantian sense of the sublime.

Marcellvs L is interested in the act of preparing a delay - 'time that doesn't go by', in the psychoanalytical sense. He constructs a place of reverie and escape. With the diaphragm of his camera either nearly closed,
or wide open - suggesting claustrophobia or agoraphobia - he allows only a detail of the detail to be seen. This minimal information fills the screen and becomes maximal, although it also maximises our perplexity. Having lost any reference to an overall totality that might revert to representation, our gaze is overcome by a sort of haunting. The viewer’s mind is projected towards infinity and fails to find any point to hold on to. The only fixed thing, the camera records the world as it spins. This radical vertigo plunges us into an abyss. It is a controlled descent, nevertheless. The smoke-like sensation momentarily blinds us. Little by little, very gradually, each of Marcellvs L’s films reveals clarity. The appearnace of this clarity emerges in such scenes as an encounter with a horse in the street in front of a health club. It appears to be faked by the artist, yet these are real encounters.

With this sort of shift in reading the work to a reduced narrative, Guimarães, no longer serves as model for Marcellvs L. While Guimarães dominates the narrative voice, Marcellvs L seeks to structure the slow passage from unconsciousness to reality like the resistance against awakening in order not to lose a dream. Both artists live in the mountainous region of Belo Horizonte, and each brings to the city the freshness of a new form of moving imagery.



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Catalogue Nam June Paik Award 2006  (06/12/2007)

"Singular Images" - Author: Solange Farkas

The Work of Marcellvs L. is extremely particular, his œuvre possesses the actuality to reproduce itself in a context of intense imagetic profusion. His very experimental production that belongs to the electronic arts’ universe attracts attention through its radical concept and through the intensity with which it associates philosophical concepts and the electronic image.

His work places itself in a zone of undiscernibility, which turns it inapprehensible by this or that audiovisual genre. It operates between documentary and experimental video, between the objective and the subjective and “between” these genres; it creates its own discursive universe, provoking extraordinary thoughts.

His videos relate themselves almost always to events and people that find themselves distant from the cameras and that do not know of their presence. Almost without recourse to editing, they show long sequences in black and white of anonymous people and their quotidian and that are subtly revealed through the operation of the digital zoon, a recurrent practice in the œuvre of the artist. However, instead of revealing reality, they end up turning it into an invention, a mirage.

The fixed camera offers a banal image, homemade, precarious: A man walks slowly, faraway. He comes closer whilst the camera follows him through a zoom out almost unperceivable. A flooding forms a river that crosses the street where he walks. The zoom turns the scene into a shaky, impressionist scene.
Naturally, without any hesitation the man starts to cross the river, slowly sinking, until it covers almost all of his body. He comes out of the water and continues to walk through the street and passes by the camera, without acknowledging its presence. The award winning video, man road river, ends when the man exits the scene, without credit, without subtitles.

The duration in his works is fundamental, as it amplifies the possibilities for image perception, tensioning even more the relations between the real and time, as observed byCezar Migliorin in his article in “Contratempo – Revista de Cinema”: “Different from the frequent chronological subversions that modern cinema brought to narratives, searching a chronic and not linear time, what happens here is that the linearity of the long shot comes into explicit conflict with the time organized into sequences of ellipses”.

To produce his videos, Marcellvs acts doubly as a patient and astute catcher of imagetic moments and as a meticulous interventionist by using all of the technological means possible to enhance the singularity of these moments. The contingency of the capture of the events is fundamental in the production of his videos. Revealing aesthetic events of great potency thanks to the alert gaze mediated by the camera and to the sophisticated sound treatment are a result of his musical training and partnership with the musical collective pexbaA.


Nam June Paik Award 2006 | Video Documentation  (02/08/2007)

International Media Art Award of the Arts Foundation North Rhine Westphalia

Exhibition in the Museum of Applied Arts, Cologne, Germany


Artists:

Abu Ali*Toni Serra
Allora & Calzadilla
Ceal Floyer
Marcellvs L.
Matthew Buckingham
ressentiment
Róbert Langh
Stephen Vitiello


Video Documentation by Veit Landwehr and Tom May
untitle:rope | installation's view  (05/05/2007)

Installed at the Nam June Paik Award 2006, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Köln, Germany

video documentation by carlier | gebauer


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