Artist talk

[slovensko]

Video in Progress 4: Feelings of Distress

Festival Video in Progress 4: Feelings of Distress presents

Artist talk

with
Aldo Giannotti (IT/AT) and Joshua & Zachary Sandler (US)

Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 5-7 pm
Photon Gallery, Križevniška ulica 10, Ljubljana

A day after the opening of their solo exhibition Italian artist Aldo Giannotti and American artists Joshua & Zachary Sandler will present their works at the exhibition and their art pracitce in general.

About the artists

Aldo GiannottiAldo Giannotti (born in 1977 in Genoa, Italy) has lived and worked in Vienna since 2000. In 2002 he completed the studies at the Accademia di Belle Arti, Carrara, and further enhanced his professional skills in Wimbledon (London) and Munich. He is extremely active in the field of contemporary art, presenting his works and actions at a number of solo and group exhibitions in European cities.

www.aldogiannotti.com

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Joshua SandlerJoshua Sandler (born in 1977) completed his study of art at Temple University, Philadelphia (2001) and was awarded M.A. in photography and video at the Pratt Institute of Art, New York City (2005).

Zachary SandlerZachary Sandler (born in 1979) graduated in Russian and East-European studies with a focus on theatre from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut (2001). He participated at the Stanislavski Summer School at Harvard University’s Drama Department (2002), and gained an M.A. in drama and performance at University College Dublin, Dublin (2005).

The brothers participated in a number of international exhibitions, video festivals and art shows in New York, Basel, Toronto, Stockholm, Barcelona, Ljubljana, Rotterdam and Cannes. They also received a prize for a series of eleven videos entitled Saga Sandler at the 2011 Art Video & Film Festival (AVIFF), an annual event accompanying the Cannes Film Festival.

www.joshandzach.com


More information



Photon
Photon Gallery

Križevniška ulica 10, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Open: Monday – Friday, 11 am – 6 pm
Weekends and festive days closed
tel.: +386 (0)59 977 907
info@photon.si

Producer: Kolektiva Institute
Coproducer: Photon Gallery/Association
Partners: Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana, Vžigalica Gallery, Kinodvor, Lowave, Paris
Festival is supported by: Municipality of Ljubljana, Department for Culture and Research Activities and Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia
Media partner: Radio Študent
Sponsor: Center projekcije
Thanks: SCCA, Center for Contemporary Arts – Ljubljana, Škuc Gallery


Contact persons:
Metka Zupanič, Kolektiva Institute
Vesna Bukovec, Kolektiva Institute
www.kolektiva.org | kolektiva@gmail.com
Dejan Sluga, Photon Gallery
www.photon.si | info@photon.si



Video in Progress 4: Feelings of Distress

Festival Video in Progress 4: Občutki neugodja predstavlja:

Predstavitev umentikov (Artist talk)

Aldo Giannotti (IT/AT) in Joshua & Zachary Sandler (US)

torek, 8. 11. 2011 od 17. do 19. ure
Galerija Photon, Križevniška ulica 10, Ljubljana

Dan po otvoritvi samostojnih razstav nam bodo italijanski umetnik Aldo Giannotti in ameriška umetnika Joshua & Zachary Sandler predstavili svoja dela na razstavi.
Ogledali pa si bomo lahko tudi nekatera druga dela iz njihove umetniške prakse.

Predstavitvi in pogovor bodo potekali v angleškem jeziku.

O umetnikih

Aldo GiannottiAldo Giannotti (rojen 1977 v Genovi, Italija) od leta 2000 živi in dela na Dunaju. Leta 2002 je zaključil študij na Accademia di Belle Arti, Carrara. Študijsko se je izpopolnjeval v Wimbledonu in Münchnu. Je izjemno aktiven ustvarjalec sodobne umetnosti, ki svoja dela in umetniške akcije predstavlja na številnih samostojnih in pomembnih skupinskih razstavah v različnih evropskih mestih.

www.aldogiannotti.com

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Joshua SandlerJoshua Sandler (rojen 1977) je zaključil študij umetnosti na Temple University, Philadelphia (2001) in magistriral iz fotografije in videa na Pratt Institute of Art, New York City (2005).

Zachary SandlerZachary Sandler (rojen 1979) je diplomiral iz ruskih in vzhodnoevropskih študij s poudarkom na gledališču na Wesleyan University, Middletown (2001). Udeležil se je Poletne šole Stanislavskega na Harvard University, Drama Department, Cambridge (2002) in magistriral iz dramskih in performativnih študij na University College Dublin, Dublin (2005).

Sodelovala sta na več mednarodnih razstavah, videofestivalih in umetnostnih sejmih v New Yorku, Baslu, Torontu, Stockholmu, Barceloni, Ljubljani, Rotterdamu in Cannesu. Leta 2011 sta za serijo enajstih videov Saga Sandler prejela glavno nagrado AVIFF 2011 v okviru festivala AVIFF – Art video film festival, ki je spremljevalni dogodek canneskega filmskega festivala.

www.joshandzach.com


Več informacij


Photon
Galerija Photon

Križevniška ulica 10, Ljubljana
Odprto: ponedeljek – petek med 11h – 18h
Ob vikendih in praznikih zaprto
tel.: +386 (0)59 977 907
info@photon.si

Produkcija: Zavod Kolektiva
Koprodukcija: Društvo/galerija Photon
Partnerji: Muzej in galerije mesta Ljubljane, Galerija Vžigalica, Kinodvor. Mestni kino, Lowave, Paris
Festival sta podprla: Mestna občina Ljubljana, oddelek za kulturo in Ministrstvo za kulturo RS
Medijski partner: Radio Študent
Sponzor: Center projekcije
Zahvala: SCCA-Ljubljana, Galerija Škuc

Kontaktne osebe:
Metka Zupanič, Zavod Kolektiva, tel.: 040 168 014
Vesna Bukovec, Zavod Kolektiva, tel.: 041 258 215
www.kolektiva.org | kolektiva@gmail.com
Dejan Sluga, Galerija Photon, tel.: 040 168 023
www.photon.si | info@photon.si

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