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Museum as an Art Practise

3 Nov

Seminar: The Museum as an Art Practice

16 November 2012, Krakow, Poland, 2pm – 7pm
National Museum in Krakow
The Main Building, no. 1, 3 Maja Avenue – Audiovisual Room
Organised by: Cricoteka and the National Museum in Krakow

Actors: Agency, The Archive of Tadeusz Kantor – Cricoteka, MoAA (Museum of American Art), MOLAF (Museum of Longing and Failure) and Antje Majewski & Alejandro Jodorowsky (screening).

The seminar aims to map out Kantor’s vision of a museum, as well as any reflections and actions in any way related to the exhibiting and collecting practices, in the context of the new mission of Cricoteka as an institution where the spectator, the artist, the creative process and the very work of art all become part of activities which straddle theatre, archive and museum. The tool used to achieve this goal will be a conceptual drawing derived from the intersection of different working methodologies within a museum treated as art practice, rather than merely as a space used to archive, secure or negotiate the shape of the canon within art history.

 (curators: Ewa Tatar and Joanna Zielińska)

The Hand that Gives. A conversation between Alejandro Jodorowsky and Antje Majewski, Paris 2010

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See previous posts: AgencyLewis & TaggartMoAA

The Collector

28 Jan

The Collector, director: William Wyler, 1965 (novel: John Fowles)

A man kidnaps a woman and holds her hostage just for the pleasure of having her there.

Man of Flowers, directoor: Paul Cox, 1983

‘A reclusive art collector and his beautiful model experience a strange love-hate relationship in Paul Cox’s heady drama Man of Flowers. Charles Bremer collects rare flowers and art objects for a living. A recluse who has an intense relationship with his mother, Bremer must confront the realities of life when he becomes physically involved with a lovely model’

Chaos Reigns

28 Jan