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“i will not be a tourist…” Exhibition at Project ARTspace New York

Image from Notes from Planet Table (mixed media installation) by Claire Harvey

Wed, Oct 23 - Fri, Dec 13  2019

Project ARTspace - New York Consulate Region

Exhibition: i will not be just a tourist in the world of images just watching images passing by which i cannot live in make love to possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstacy

Sharing a poetic approach in embodying experiences moving between the physical world and that of the mind, five artists have created works in media ranging from painting and photography to video and installation. Under the title taken from Anais Nin’s diary, works navigate through multiple realms with different modes and densities of time, questioning and investigating borders between what is perceived as internal and external; and how these may fold and ripple into each other. Five artists will participate in the exhibition.

Andrea Božić (HR/NL) is a choreographer and artist based in Amsterdam. She studied Comparative Literature and English Language at the University of Zagreb, at the School For New Dance Development and the Amsterdam Master of Choreography (DAS Choreography, 2004), Amsterdam. Her work re-organizes attention and takes form of performance, installation, collaborations with the weather and night sky and film. It has been presented at numerous festivals and venues internationally within the performing and visual arts (Frascati, SPRING, Vooruit, HAU, ImpulsTanz, Reina Sofia Museum, Centre Pompidou Metz, de Appel Arts Centre, a.o.). Andrea was artist-in-residence at the International Choreographic Arts Centre Amsterdam and Frascati. Since 2009 she is artistic co-director of in-disciplinary platform TILT. She is a tutor at DAS Theatre and has taught internationally.

Andrea Bozi and Julia Willms, digital collage

Hee-Seung Choi (US/NL) is an interdisciplinary artist based in Amsterdam. She has relocated to the Netherlands upon receiving a master’s degree in music composition from Johns Hopkins University. She then continued her study at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague. Her work has been shown at diverse venues, including De Balie Amsterdam, Frascati theater Amsterdam, De Nederlandsche Bank and La Flèche d’Or in Paris. She has been a finalist for Sybren Hellinga Kunstprijs and Jan Hanlo Film Essay Prijs; and artist-in-residence at Steim, Kunsthuis SYB, Destelheide in Belgium and ArthouseJersey (UK) among others.

Video still from It Goes Like This (mixed media installation) by Hee-Seung Choi It Goes Like This was made possible by the support of the AFK (Amsterdam Fund for the Arts).

Claire Harvey (UK/NL) is an artist based in Amsterdam. Beyond a post-graduate diploma from Chelsea college of art in London, she has been artist-in-residence at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam, Very Real Time in Cape Town, Iaspis in Stockholm, Art Omi in Ghent, NY, VSC in Vermont and The Fifth Season in Den Dolder. Her work has been shown internationally, including solo exhibitions at the Tate Modern members room, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam and SECCA in Winston-Salem. Group exhibitions include ACCA in Melbourne, MASS MoCA in North Adams, Narracje Festival in Gdansk, The Drawing Center in New York and Centraal Museum, Utrecht.

Image from Notes from Planet Table (mixed media installation) by Claire Harvey

Ben Pointeker (AT)

Video still from IMPASSENGER by Ben Pointeker

is an artist working in film, video and installation based in Vienna. He is a graduate of the University of applied arts Vienna and Piet Zwart Institute Rotterdam and received the Dutch Prix de Rome. He was artist in residence at WIELS Brussels, Shanghai, the Contemporary Image Collective in Cairo and exhibited at institutions such as Secession Vienna, Kunstpavillon Innsbruck, Filmmuseum Amsterdam and many film and media art festivals including Festival du nouveau Cinéma Montréal, Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Viennale Vienna, Biennial of Moving Images Geneva and won the Kunst-Stücke award at the Austrian film festival

Julia Willms (DE/NL) studied Visual Communications at the Academy of Fine Arts in Maastricht (NL) and Media Art at the University for Applied Arts in Vienna (AT). Her works have been shown internationally in exhibitions, theatres and media/performance art festivals such as De Appel Amsterdam, Centre Pompidou Metz, Stiftung Nantesbuch, BNKR Munich, Reina Sofia Madrid, EMAF, Netaudio London, HAU Berlin a.o. Since 2003 she has collaborated closely with choreographer Andrea Božić on interdisciplinary performance projects and installations. Together with sound artist Robert Pravda, they co-founded in-disciplinary platform TILT in 2009.


Participating Artists:
Hee-Seung Choi (US/NL), Claire Harvey (UK/NL), Ben Pointeker (AT), Julia Willms
(DE/NL) and Andrea Božić (HR/NL)

The exhibition will have it’s opening reception from 7 – 9 PM on October 23, 2019.

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