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Satellite Events


27th November 2022 at 15:30
Presentation by Matilda Nardoni

An Analysis of The Human-Nature Relationship in Contemporary Japanese Art. Faced with the self-destructive tendencies of modernity, more and more artists on the contemporary scene are crying out for a return to nature that has its roots in indigenous traditions.

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27th November 2022 at 15:00
Presentation by Silvia Piazza

The Practice of Craftsmanship through Perak and Venice. The project aims to link Malaysian and Venetian craftsmanship. After in-depth research about the use and processing of materials in both regions, we decided to work on a traditional object of Perak called Labu Sayong, to which we added new characteristics.

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26th November 2022  at 18:00. 
Performance and Artists Talk by Lisbeth Karline Poulsen and Naleraq Eugenius

Kingorngussaq-arv which means “Heritage” when literally translated into the English language touches down on the current issues happening in Greenland. The event was divided into two parts, a performance followed by a talk from the artists.

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Artists Sharing and Fanzine Giveaway 

25th November 2022 at 18:00. Archivi della Misericordia. Cannaregio 3549. Venice, Italy.

Contemporary rituals reconstruct and attempt a dialogue between human and nature, myth and future. They move through the landscape, following traces, signs, space and time, using technological tools and natural elements.

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Living Tree Circles

21th April 2022. Pre-opening Event. Archivi della Misericordia.
17th November 2022. Symposium and workshop.
Okanagan College, Vernon, B.C. Canada.

Circles are sacred forms to many global Indigenous communities. Indigenous peoples such as the Oromo communities in Ethiopia have observed that the circle is a dominant symbol in Nature and has come to represent wholeness, life cycles, and metaphorically the circle can extend to spiritual beliefs and a way of understanding time continuums.

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Ownership of History

21st of October at 16:00-19:00.
Satellite Event with exhibition at AllArtNowLab.

Few former colonial nations offer to open up their colonial archives, offer to return the artifacts they looted from other countries, or simply offer an apology to the countries they colonized. Among these many are still colonized in proxy and suffering from underdevelopment, economic problems, starvation, and ethnic conflicts.

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Stateless Mind: Bodies of Knowledge

18-22 October. Archivi della Misericordia. Cannaregio 3549. Venice, Italy.

Live performances and video screenings. Stateless Mind: Bodies of Knowledge is a performance and video program bringing together artists based in the Nordic countries, the Netherlands, and the UK who come from and think with places beyond.

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Dialogue between Environment, Art and Identity

24 September 2022 at 17:00 (Italian Time). A talk curated by Chiara Bozzato and Virginia Padovani will be taking place at the Archivi della Misericordia (Fondamenta de l’Abazia, 3548, Venice) on the theme “Indigenousness. Dialogue between environment, art and identity”.

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Primitive Sense Art Festival

August 20 [Sat] – 28 [Sun], 2022. Lake Kisaki and other locations. The Shinano Primitive Sense Art Festival, will be held under the theme of ”The Water Forerunner”, which creates a story of the land invoked by standing in a place of improvisation.

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Venice Biennale Eco-Art Review

21 July 2022. Join us on: US: 10:00am PT, 11:00am MT, 12:00pm CT, 1:00pm ET. EUROPE: 17:00 GMT Australia: 4am AEDT, Thursday. This will be an incredible gathering of curators from this year’s Venice Biennale who are engaged with artists and current discourse on how art can play a role in decolonizing nature.

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Mestizo Dispossessed

18-30 July 2022, AOC F58 Galleria Bruno Lisi, Roma. Ismael De Anda III in collaboration with Eugene Ahn. Mestizo Dispossessed is an installation utilizing digital technology, investigating notions of territorialization / re-territorialization / de-territorialization. It intersects imagery from the U.S. / Mexico Gateway where Ismael de Anda III was raised, incorporating augmented reality features and aerial imagery.

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Crafting Different Futures

5 July 2022, 5.00-7.00 pm (Malaysia time), LIVE at PORT IPOH facebook.

Join Dhan Illiani Yusof, Jesse Joy, Jo-lene Ong and Ronnie Bahari in a forum entitled “Crafting Different Futures: Merentas Bentuk Pengetahuan”. This portfolio programme is a satellite event organised for the 59th Venice Biennale collateral event “Pera + Flora + Fauna”.

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GAX 2022

14 June 2022 5-7 PM CEST, virtual program streamed live. Indigenous Art and Archives: Care and the Global Community Curators, scholars, and researchers Liisa-Ravna Finbog, Biung Ismahasan, and Annie Jael Kwan come together with panel chair John Tain to talk about their work on the Sámi Pavilion and the Venue of Pera + Flora Fauna.

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