Fri 15.09 19:00 // OPENING // ACUD GALERIE
NAAMA ARAD, FULL FRONTAL
OPENING: FRI, 15. SEPTEMBER 2017, 7 – 10 PM
EXHIBITION: 15. SEPTEMBER – 22. OCTOBER 2017
OPENING HOURS: FRI & SAT, 1 – 6 PM
Curated by Elodie Evers
Image: Naama Arad, Handle with Care, 2016
Courtesy of Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv
Followed by an After Party with KOW & Capitain Petzel:
And later, in an empty room, lying prostrate… a low thrum… a rising brume…
The two axes of language carries you along; an imaginary line about which a body rotates.
Merge one body into another, time functioning as a spindle.
When you hear the static crackling, you remember a distant ringing, a game of musical chairs, the shape of your mother’s body at dusk—or was it your father?
Traipse across overdetermined points until they cohere into a single vibrating position.
As you turn, you see yourself: shadow on surface. In a moment of revelation/identity, you recognize yourself in this external negation, your displacement as form.
Naama Arad (born 1985 in Israel) lives and works in Tel Aviv, Israel. She has exhibited throughout Europe and America. This is her first solo exhibition in Germany. She received her Bachelors Degree in Visual Arts from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem in 2010, and a Masters from the School of the Arts Institute of Chicago in 2014.
Arad has previously shown at: Artport Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv; 83 Pitt Street, New York; Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv; Sommer Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel Aviv; nGbK, Berlin; Julius Caesar, Chicago and Sector 2337, Chicago. Upcoming solo shows include Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund and kim?, Riga.
With kind support by
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Thu 21.09 20:30 // SCREENING // ACUD STUDIO
KINGDOM OF FROGS – GEORGIAN VIDEO ART
Is Georgia’s capital Tbilisi a chessboard for the hidden elites or a kingdom of frogs? With an ironic symbolism, a very own humour, and some bitter seriousness, video artists from Georgia can tell you a lot about their country. Aleksi Soselia, Ana Chaduneli and Dilla are participants of Georgian Video Art, an exhibition and an open archive for contemporary video art from the country. The three artists will present a selection of own and other works from that ongoing video collection which are rarely shown outside Georgia. Afterwards there’ll be drinks and some sound impressions of hyper modernism and neo traditionalism.
With works by Ana Chaduneli, Dilla, Mamuka Japharidze, Gegi Khaburzania, Aleksi Soselia, Wato Tsereteli a.o.
In conversation with Sophie Jung
Presented by Berlin Art Prize and CCA Tbilisi
DO 21.9 // 20H30 // FREE
ACUD STUDIO // SCREENING
BERLIN ART PRIZE PRESENTS
KINGDOM OF FROGS
video art from georgia selected and introduced by filmmaker aleksi solasia
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Thu 21.09 21:00 // RELEASE // ACUD CLUB
GEODETIC RECORD RELEASE
Instruments of Discipline presents: Geodetic ‘Cold Lights’ Release Party
… is the joint venture of well-known Italian experimentalist Claudio Rocchetti, a close collaborator of Valerio Tricoli, and Jukka Reverberi, founder of post-rock band Giardini di Mirò and half of cosmic electro-disco duo Crimea X. Instruments of Discipline is proud to release Cold Lights, Geodetics second EP, the follow up to Broken Consonance, released on Maple Death Records earlier this year. Cold Lights is an avant-garde undertaking that artfully weaves soundscapes that swing between murky industrial atmospheres to moments of uplifting levity, all held together by strong rhythmic grooves, a collage of at times familiar sounds juxtaposed into an altogether unfamiliar whole. Copies of the EP will be available at the event.
Since the 90’s Tzii, music composer and filmmaker, spreads his frequencies all over the world through touring from Eastern and Western Europe to Australia, passing by USA, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Indonesia and Africa, where he played hundreds of shows …. He created his own label NIGHT ON EARTH in 2001, releasing vinyls and tapes, and is a co-founder & active member of the audiovisual label/collective V-ATAK. His main aim is to reach transcendance through sound trance, layering and looping to another dimension to let the emotional body flow freely on the waves …… To do so he explores infinite different worlds and expressions, from music to performance or collective creations. One thing always remains in his works : theyre impossible to fit in any box. Hes part of several other projects like SOLAR SKELETONS, MS30, 1997EV, VIRIL, AEROBICONOISE, collaborated with many others and works also for dance companies, living performances, movie soundtracks and any other mediums with sound inside …..Shared the stage with many other acts such as DopplerEffekt, IRM, Club Moral, Genocide Organ, The Body, Throne … // Homepage
AGE ETERNAL [DE, Instruments of Discipline]
… is the solo project of german musician and visual artist Lissa Benno. Since 2015 she has been diving into the subconscious to find her own musical language. With reverb-drenched guitars, hypnotic synths and ethereal vocals she creates a dreamy yet heavy haze. Her influences come from a wide variety of musical styles such as Ambient or Krautrock while she is also drawn to pop-music and mysticism.
DO 21.9 // 21H
ACUD CLUB // CLUB NIGHT
instruments of discipline presents
GEODETIC RECORD RELEASE
TZII // AGE ETERNAL
the avant-duo presents his new record feat. industrial soundscapes
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