Fri 15.09 19:00 // OPENING // ACUD GALLERY
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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Sun 15.10 21:00 // CLUB NIGHT // ACUD CLUB
PERLAS PARA LAGRIMAS: MARIA FORQUÉ // YEGUA // MERCA BAE // PERTH DAIJING // FECAL MATTER
Perlas para Lágrimas – will be the debut Berlin appearance and full showcase of the Perth Records / artists, a night of emotionally daring sounds, strange and beautiful visuals.
All the way from Spain, the shape shifter woman Maria Forqué will open the night as a holographic DJ covered in diamonds. Followed up by London’s experimental artist Yegua, his trademark sonar landscapes will create a mood for dancing till the morning for the rabid industrial reggaeton of Merca Bae, perth Daijing’s experimental raves. We are closing the night with an intense hardcore session by artist/designer duo Fecal Matter.
SO 15.10 // 21H // 6€
ACUD CLUB // CLUB NIGHT
perth records presents
PERLAS PARA LAGRIMAS:
MARIA FORQUÉ // YEGUA // MERCA BAE // PERTH DAIJING // FECAL MATTER
a night of emotionally daring sounds, strange and beautiful visuals
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