Superflex

The Financial Crisis (Session I-V) is a new film work in which SUPERFLEX address the financial crisis and meltdown from a therapeutic perspective. A hypnotist guides us through our worst nightmares to reveal the crisis without as the psychosis within. During 4 sessions you will experience the fascination of speculation and power, fear, anxiety and frustration of loosing control, economic loss and personal disaster.

Under Discussion is part of the series of site-specific projects informed by the working concept Land Mark, which unsettles the formal and ecological premises of “Land Art” by posing the following questions: In whose interest is land marked, and to what ends? Which marks are deemed worthy of preservation, and which are subject to obliteration?

Julien Prévieux writes letters of non-motivation to refuse jobs, he crashes himself in the city, he adds special effects to Hollywood films or manages to get the fingerprints of the French Minister of the Interior. In his own way, he is trying to decipher a world marked by deep ideological changes and his methods show us ways of living in it.

Wu is doing her study in Graduate Institute of Plastic Arts, Tainan National University of The Arts. She's the recommended new artist of Art Taipei 2010, which organized by Council of Cultural Affairs and Taiwan Art Gallery Association, and received the Selected Award of Kaohsiung Award 2010. She also participates in Art Hongkong 2010, Eslite Showcase, and the 2nd Contemporary Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition.

In the process of Liverpool urban transformation, we can find in the old urban plan a lot of spaces and facilities that are vaguely defined and planned. These weird spaces are like mysteries scattered over the city, waiting to be disclosed or changed at an appropriate time. This project continues the core concept of city spirit – through observation and behavioural interposition, the possibilities of the co-existence of city and surroundings are brought forward. Also, on the premise that no changes to the present surroundings will be made, through a form of urban tour, an interpretation is made of these locations from the artist’s point of view. Through these interpretations that rationalize the embarrassing urban spaces, the link between functions and meanings is removed to readdress the relationship between people and life spaces. Also through ridiculous scenes, an attempt is to be made to search for an overlap of life experiences.

“If you really want to contribute to changes in social structures, you need time.” Jeanne van Heeswijk took this ethos to heart in Valley Vibes, her effort to gather the voices of East London’s residents, who in 1998 began witnessing gentrification—or the replacement of local culture for corporate business—in their neighborhood. As part of the […]

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