EVENTS CALENDAR

    FEMINIST LAND ART RETREAT

    Sat 29.04 6:00 // EXHIBITION, EXHIBITION OPENING // GALLERY
    FEMINIST LAND ART RETREAT

    FEMINIST LAND ART RETREAT, No Man’s Land
     
    OPENING: FRI, 28. APRIL 2017, 7 – 10 PM
    Followed by an after party at ACUD Club
    EXHIBITION: 29. APRIL – 28. MAY 2017
    OPENING HOURS: WED – SAT, 1 – 6 PM & BY APPOINTMENT
     
    Curated by Elodie Evers
     
    ACUD gallery presents No Man’s Land, the first solo-exhibition in Berlin by Feminist Land Art Retreat (FLAR). FLAR has created a series of new works which use a symbolic language of equestrianism to explore questions of frontiers, power structures, and materiality. The show centers around a video, also entitled No Man’s Land, which subverts the hierarchy of agency between horse, man, and land in the western genre. The concept of “no man’s land” is versatile: it can be read as a wasteland, or as a politically-contested liminal area between two forces. Combining land art with science fiction, FLAR embraces a playful reading. This no man’s land is not only void of men, it is also a terrain so alien that it verges on a dystopic, futuristic vision, perhaps beyond our own planet. Shot on a ranch outside of Berlin, the video depicts the preparation for an unknown journey carried out by Gina, a sentient presence inhabiting the horse, rider, landscape, and relationships between each entity.
     
    Feminist Land Art Retreat was born in 2010 with a poster on the wall of Exercise Projects in Vancouver, depicting mirrored images of Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty. Transforming this seminal work of land art into something resembling fallopian tubes, it invited the viewer to a fantasy event. This began FLAR’s conceptual and humorous subversion of familiar visual forms, including fashion, spa advertising, commemorative architecture, and aerial imagery. FLAR has continued appropriating commercial and art-historical images with irony, challenging commonly held notions of how feminism is embodied and expressed.
     
    Feminist Land Art Retreat has recently exhibited at: Ginerva Gambino, Cologne; Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover; Kunsthaus Bregenz Billboards, Bregenz; Oslo 10, Basel; Studio For Propositional Cinema, Düsseldorf; JTT Gallery, New York.
     
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    FRACTO – A WEEKEND OF EXPERIMENTAL FILM SCREENINGS

    Sat 20.05 19:00 // SCREENING // STUDIO
    FRACTO – A WEEKEND OF EXPERIMENTAL FILM SCREENINGS

    FRACTO 2017 is the first edition of a new annual Experimental and Artist’s Film Festival which will be held on May 20st/21th at ACUD Cinema and Studio.
     
    Out of more than 800 submissions a highly international program of 41 works was selected, including a great number of world, international and german premieres. This year’s special program focuses on the Berlin-based artists Anouk De Clercq, James Edmonds and OJOBOCA (Anja Dornieden & Juan David Gonzalez) with screenings, a Live Cinema / Dual 16mm Projector Performance and artist talks, on Saturday, May 20, at 09:30pm. Within 10 curated sections today’s perceptual landscape and the reconfigurations of audiovisual media are examined beyond mere categories of newness and obsolescence, documentary, fictional, poetic, latent or evident imagery. // More Info
     
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    PROGRAM
     
    SATURDAY MAY 20TH
     
    ACUD CINEMA // More Info
     
    19H
    Opening
     
    19H15
    Program 1 / The Two Sights, Katherin McInnis / End of Perspective, Anton Ginzburg
     
    19H40
    Program 2 / Summer Echo, Brian Virostek / ¡PíFIES!, Ignacio Tamarit / Expo, my dirty attic, Allan Brown / Granular Film – Beirut, Charles-André Coderre
     
    20H20
    Program 3 / Aura of Uncertainty, Ryan Marino / Half Human, Half Vapor, Mike Stoltz / Answer print, Mónica Savirón / River in Castle, Sandy Ding / Out There In The Dark, Gregg Biermann / The Tragic Bulb, Guillaume Vallée / Black, Anouk De Clrercq
     
    ACUD STUDIO – SPECIAL “BERLIN-BASED” // More Info
     
    21H30
    ANOUK DE CLERCQ screenings (Atlas / Thing) + artist talk moderated by Tommaso Isabella (Milan)
    JAMES EDMONDS screenings (Inside Outside / Overland part one)
     
    22H30
    OJOBOCA (Anja Dornieden and Juan David Gonzalez Monroy) Live Cinema / Dual 16mm Projector Performance (Pigs & Stones) + artist talk moderated by Tommaso Isabella
     
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    SUNDAY MAY 21ST
     
    ACUD CINEMA // More Info
     
    19H00
    Program 4 / An Aviation field, Joana Pimenta / Colossal Cave, Graeme Arnfield / STELLA 50.4N1.5E, Elsa Brès
     
    19H55
    Program 5 / Three Enchantments, Jon Lazam / Burning mountains that spew flame, Samuel M. Delgado & Helena Girón / quatic menac, Susu Laroche / Baba Dana Talks To The Wolves, Ralitsa Doncheva
     
    20H45
    Program 6 / Confident, Miguel Seabra Lopes & Karen Akerman / Where is Eva Hipsey?, Orla Mc Hardy / Exclusion Zone, Alexander Isaenko / RECKONING 4, Kent Lambert
     
    21H35
    Program 7 / Monica’s Fetish: An experiment in video-suture, Rodrigo Faustini / Post-Panoptic Gazing, Michael Woods / Screen Test 1 (self-portrait), Scott Fitzpatrick / Scherzo, Fabio Scacchioli & Vincenzo Core / The Garden of Delight, Michael Fleming
     
    22H20
    Program 8 / Ten Mornings Ten Evenings and One Horizon, Tomonari Nishikawa / Everything turns…, Aaron Zeghers /
    Arrábida, Tinne Zenner / Maps to the In-Between, Katya Yakubov
     
    23H05
    Program 9 / A Century Plant in Bloom, Ross Meckfessel / Impulse Fever, Jake Davidson / The seaweed in your hair, Daphné Hérétakis / reflections, departs, Ian Menoyot
     
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    SA 20.5 + SO 21.5 // 19H
    ACUD STUDIO+KINO // SCREENING
    FRACTO
    a weekend of experimental film screenings
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