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Anastasia KHOROSHILOVA - "STARIE NOVOSTI" @ la Biennale di Venezia, Vernissage: June 1st, 2011, 4 pm
 
Starie Novosti, Installation detail, 2011
Starie Novosti, Installation detail, 2011
  Collateral Event of the 54th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia

Anastasia Khoroshilova

STARIE NOVOSTI (OLD NEWS)

Venue: Biblioteca Zenobiana del Temanza
Centro Studi e Documentazione della Cultura Armena
Corte Zappa, Dorsoduro 1602, 30123 Venezia
Duration of the exhibition: 2.6.2011 - 27.11.2011
Opening hours: 10 am - 6 pm

The mixed media installation STARIE NOVOSTI will be displayed at the historic Biblioteca Zenobiana (1777) by Tommaso del Temanza, as part of the Collateral Event of the 54th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia. The charming pastel ceiling frescos of the loggia contrast with the nine photographic light boxes, which are reminiscent in form of high-rise architecture and also of military transport containers. International handling marks add an element of transition and limited temporality to the objects on display. Foldable objects that are reminiscent of polyptychs simultaneously show small TV monitors with news footage covering the, by now forgotten, hostage crisis that shocked the world.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact:
Mag. Pia Leydolt / presse@leydolt.com

The exhibition will be accompagnied by the catalogue "Starie novosti, Anastasia Khoroshilova" published by Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg.

Special thanks are due to the sponsors Artphilein Foundation, Ernst Hilger and Adrian Riklin.

Organized by the Moscow Museum of Modern Art.

FURTHER NEWS:

CONTEMPORARY RASUMOFSKY PROJECT presents:

The artists PERFEKT WORLD are invited to design a building site cover in front of Palais Rasumofsky in Vienna's 3rd district. For two weeks in June, the artists will paint the wall but the brush is in the hands of the public. Through an online interface on www.perfektdevice.com participants around the world are invited to command the artists on what to paint, watch them live and become part of the art. PERFEKT DEVICE is a project by the Vienna-based creative collective, PERFEKT WORLD.

duration of the performance: 1.6. - 5.6.2011, 1pm - 10 pm & 9.6 - 11.6.2011, 1pm - 10 pm

CHECK OUT THE PERFORMANCE ON SITE: Rasumofskygasse 23-25
1030 Vienna, Austria

CHECK OUT THE LIVE STREAM: www.perfektdevice.com
 
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