Marcellvs L. at n.b.K. | Kunst und Philosophie (06/24/2011)
Apparently, there is a friendship between art and philosophy. As with every friendship, articulating a certain difference is part of it. Art and philosophy are not the same. But the difference already passes through the concept of art and philosophy itself. Perhaps art and philosophy are connected by the fact that art generates a singular concept of art, and philosophy its own conception of philosophy. The exhibition invites artists to define for themselves a relation to philosophy: from the perspective and with the means of artistic articulation.
Artists: João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva, Swantje Hielscher, Thomas Hirschhorn, Bethan Huws, Kitty Kraus, Marcellvs L., Christian Schwarzwald, Richard Wright, Haegue Yang
Philosophers: Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Ray Brassier, Simon Critchley, François Jullien, Catherine Malabou, Boyan Manchev, Achille Mbembe, Chantal Mouffe, Nina Power, et al.
frieze magazine - Issue 112 - January / February 2008 (01/15/2008)
Looking Back: Retrospectives
In its annual round-up frieze asked critics and curators from around the world to choose what, and who, they felt to be the most significant shows and artists of 2007:
Marcellvs L. is a Brazilian video artist who has recently moved to Berlin. His ‘Rhizome’ series comprise mostly single-sequence shots in which the video camera is held still, at times drifting in and out of the subject: a seemingly ordinary moment, a detail or fragment, of city life. Recently he has been developing more ambitious video installations, which are full of delicate takes and revelations on time, progression and life itself.
by Adriano Pedrosa*
*Curator and art critic ("Artforum", "Flash Art", "Frieze"…), Adriano Pedrosa co-curated the São Paulo Biennial in 2006.
The 18th Impakt Festival will be held from the 29th of March through to
the 1st of April 2007 with various locations in the city of Utrecht
staging a wide variety of sound and media arts. Like in previous
editions, the Impakt Festival offers visitors a startling mix of music,
film and video, extraordinary exhibitions, discussions, panel meetings
and presentations of internet art. The artists represented with their
work at the Impakt Festival explore the boundaries of the audiovisual
media while looking for new prospects and applications. In their work,
the represented artists express their critical view on our media
landscape and reflect on our visual culture in a characteristic and
0778 man.road.river, Marcellvs L. (Brazil, 2004, 9:27 min)
In order to produce his images, Marcellvs seems to be in an ambiguous
zone, combining attention, belief, and detachment. The contingency of
capturing these events (or near-events) is fundamental to the
production of the videos. Nevertheless, there is no belief in the
illusion that just looking at the world would be enough for it to
30 March (Friday), 18h, Louis Hartlooper Complex, Cinema 3
31 March (Saturday), 16h, Louis Hartlooper Complex, Cinema 3
Louis Hartlooper Complex Tolsteegbrug 1 Utrecht, The Netherlands tel. 030 2320450