NOWHERE NOW HERE. NEW LINES OF INVESTIGATION
system / morphology / reconfigure / symbiosis
assa ashuach / auger-loizeau & aleksandar zivanovic / elio caccavale & david muth / tobie kerridge
susana soares / dainippon type organization / eelko moorer / fernando Brizio / dunne & raby / manel torres - fabrican ltd. / onkar Kular / gregor timlin / jerszy seymour
solipsism / expansion / augmentation / reveal
martí guixé / aa / bryony birkbeck / david bowen / fulguro & thomas Jomini architecture workshop / martino gamper / random international / tord boontje / pedrita
typology / mundane / anecdote / fiction / myth
carl clerkin / 5:5 designers / nacho carbonell / óscar díaz / interaction research studio / mmmm... / zaunka / marc owens / noam toran & onkar Kular / nic rysenbry / urquiola-berghinz
assemblage / absorb / dialogues / subvert
daniel Eatock / santiago cirugeda / the studio of fernando gutiérrez / maud traon / amidov / marta Botas & germán r. Blanco / olivia flore decaris & tiago da fonseca / raw edges / alejandro mazuelas / troika / ernesto oroza
loss / absence / the unseen / identity
bert simons / corinne quin / dominic wilcox / NB: studio / pablo valbuena / marei wollersberger / mathias Hahn / tiago da fonseca / alon meron
telemadre by mmmm...
PANTA REI by Studio Glithero
In the context of the exhibition NOWHERE/NOW/HERE the curators have developed a cinema program that will be permanently exhibited in the exhibition space.
By Lorenzo Fonda
Director Lorenzo Fonda’s passion for artist Blu’s work was the initial spark for this project. Working with Italian production company Mercurio, this documentary explores how culture and lifestyle influence and inspire Blus art. Crossing Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Argentina with just the aid of some guides and a few contacts with friends and local artists the film becomes an examination of improvisation, inspiration, innovation, self-exploration and “all the other good things in life that end with –ion”.
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By Joe Hollick
Joe believes Sound and rhythm are undervalued in our working and making processes. Using himself as the main figure of exploration, Joe explores what happens if these lost elements are allowed to dominate and inform
Joe Hollick studied at Goldsmiths College, London. Joe currently works as a freelance graphic designer for record labels and is part of the Straw design collective (http://www.strawdesign.com/ ) Joe’s work explore the significance of sound and rhythm and its relationship to work and labour.
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By Oliver Laric
This film by Oliver Laric uses layers of captured stills on a video image to create a montage of movement. Working backwards the, at first, abstract form becomes the traces of the dance.
Oliver Laric is a video artist who proclaims he lives in ‘Munich, Tokyo and Paris.’
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By ljudbilden & piloten
This animation by ljudbilden & piloten uses an innovative animation technique, a whiteboard. This creates a smooth flowing animation that is in a constant state of metamorphosis
ljudbilden is a freelance graphic, video and sound designer from Sweden.
NOWASTEEUR a Laborious Poem
By El Ultimo Grito / Zaunka
In the film by Zaunka, El Ultimo Grito’s creates two parallel narratives. In one hand, the film documents an installation, where the team are generating a public sitting environment re-using all the waste packaging materials discarded by the exhibitors at the Fair, which is fed into specially designed bags. But this process is interfered by the generation of a text, which is visible only from the overview of the camera. The text is a short poem originated from the 10 letters needed to write first line of the poem: NO WASTE RE-USE.
WEREWOLVES OBJECT ONE
By Jo Harrington
From a research project examining peoples relationship to dogs, this film is a documentary exploring a woman from Devon’s relationship with her daughters dog ‘Woof Woofington’ and a lick activated dog bowl phone.
Jo Harrington’s work explores the relationship between people and animals. He explores his concepts with product and furniture and then gives them to people to live with and uses film to document his findings. He is currently running a research project into urban animals and the understanding of the wild.
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DE MACHINE DGD DDG
By Tjarko Van Der Pol
This video won Tjarko the 2006 Beeldende art prize. The infinite revolving machine visits many themes around death and its mechanics.
Born in 1983, Dutch artist Tjarko links his fear for death with his deep interest in machines through drawings and animations.
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MINE IS BETTER THAN YOURS
By Kelly Moran
‘Mine is better than yours’ is a series of competitions that comment on our throwaway / upgrade society. It explores the existing sport of consuming and how we constantly replace the things we buy in competition to keep up with owning the best. It looks at our disregard for mass products and how we feel no reluctance about replacing them with newer better versions.
Kelly Moran is a British designer. She studied at Goldsmiths College, London and currently works as a freelance designer. Her work explores the culture and psychology of mass production.
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BIG IDEAS (DON'T GET ANY)
By James Houston
Based on the lyric (and alternate title) "Big Ideas: Don't get any" by Radiohead, James grouped together a collection of old redundant hardware, and placed them in a situation where they're trying their best to do something that they're not exactly designed to do, and not quite getting there. The result is an eerie electronic version of the track.
James Houston graduated from the Glasgow School of Art. He is a freelane video and graphic designer based in Glasgow, UK.
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By Peter James & Mika Tolvanen
A short film examining the relationship between typology and meaning, through a series of “party tricks"
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HERE IT GOES AGAIN
By OK GO
Choregraphed and Co-directed by Trish Sie, this music video by Ok Go for their track ‘Here it goes again’ shows them utilising a series of running machines to create a dance piece.
OK GO are Damian Kulash: Vocals, Guitar, Tim Nordwind: Bass, Dan Konopka: Drums and Andy Ross: Guitar, Keyboards. They are a band like no other, performing their videos with elaborately choreographed dance routines. Outside of their music the band has created a ‘how-to guide’ for bands hoping to unseat President Bush.
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EXPERIENCE VALUE: RISK & EXPOSURE
By Sam Hill
This documentary video shows Sam embarking upon a personal quest for experience attainment and contested his own (previously) circumspect attitudes. He uses the video piece to show his goal of redefining his behaviour and ultimately, his personality.
Sam Hill is a recent graduate from Goldsmiths College, London. His work concerns “experience value”, a hypothesis he has developed that indicates there is an intellectual, sensational and emotional wealth to be yielded from taking risks and by subverting preventative and protective systems via exposures.
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&MADE CLIMATISED OBJECTS
By Roma Levin / &made
These videos were made with &made, a duo of British designers. It was shown at the London Design Museum. The videos create a narrative and imagined context &made’s Climatised Objects; products and furniture that explore our fear of the effects of Global Warming.
Russian born Roma Levin is a graphic designer and video artist. Roma often works with other designers to create video narratives about their work.
&made is an award winning studio working in product, furniture and installation design. Launched in 2006 by David Cameron and Toby Hadden.
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