Artist Talk Gerald van der Kaap’s Beyond Index

Artist Talk Gerald van der Kaap’s Beyond Index –
One minute aftermovie of the inspiring intimate tour of the solo exhibition Beyond Index by Gerald van der Kaap screening in the new ROZENSTRAAT art project space hosted by Sjoerd Kloosterhuis , last Tuesday 7 January, during the artist talk of Gerald van der Kaap with film critic Dana Linssen in this six screen installation.
Installation audio was muted during the talk , however audio from a clip taken after the talk is included in this one minute film of my impressions.
Gerald van der Kaap’s original feature film Beyond Index premiered in 2017 and formed the starting point of the 6 channel multimedia remix installation that Kaap developed for his exhibition at Rozenstraat. This is Gerald Van Der Kaap’s first feature – an experimental film made in China in collaboration with cinematographers Yu LIK-WAI and Joewiii – with a soundtrack by Berlin producer duo ÂME.

Rife with historical art references, Beyond Index (2017) follows a group of Chinese art students whose training comprises the precise imitation of classic paintings from the Western canon. This strict adherence to tradition shifts with the arrival of Yves Klein – both a character and a drug. Slowly intoxicated by Yves’ words and the mind-altering color blue, the students undergo an awakening and begin to consider an alternative, less polluted, reality. In an age which often measures art in terms of capitalist productivity, it is vestigated whether art has the power to undermine or destabilize capitalist neoliberal regimes.

Agenda Notes :
Last week now, of Gerald van der Kaap’s solo exhibition Beyond Index at ROZENSTRAAT – a rose is a rose is a rose .
The exhibition runs until Saturday 18 January 2020 (open Wednesday-Saturday 13-18 hr ) . https://www.rozenstraat.com
The original feature film Beyond Index is screening later this month again with a Q&A at film theater Kriterion, Amsterdam – Wednesday 22 January . https://www.kriterion.nl

Links :
https://www.rozenstraat.com/event/gerald-van-der-kaap/
https://www.eyefilm.nl/en/film/beyond-index

Credits :
Beyond Index Redux/Remix six screen installation by Gerald Van Der Kaap at ROZENSTRAAT – a rose is a rose is a rose .
Artist talk of Gerald van der Kaap and film critic Dana Linssen at ROZENSTRAAT – a rose is a rose is a rose , hosted by Sjoerd Kloosterhuis – Tuesday 7 January 2020 in Amsterdam .
Instagram : @geraldvdkaap @beyondindexthemovie @dana_linssen @rozenstraat.arose @miracles.media @sjoerdkloosterhuis @michelvanderburg
Film : Artist Talk Gerald van der Kaap’s Beyond Index (20200116) Michel van der Burg | miracles.media

溅…刹那即永恒 Splash…One Minute is Eternal

溅…刹那即永恒 Splash…One Minute is Eternal

Wonderful news today from The One Minutes :
My one minute film SPLASH – 溅 – is screened at the ‘One Minute is Eternal’ exhibition in the Power Station of Arts museum in Shanghai.

Update Oct 17, 2019 — The exhibition is postponed until later this year.

Power Station of Art (PSA) in Shanghai (CN) presents 刹那即永恒 – One Minute is Eternal – Celebrating 21 years of One Minutes from 23 October until 24 November 2019.

On the top floor of the museum, PSA presents 21 series of one-minute videos curated by Melanie Bonajo, David Claerbout, Kate Cooper, Harm van den Dorpel, Helen Dowling, Cécile B. Evans, Va-Bene E. Fiatsi (crazinisT artisT), Goys & Birls, Tao Hui, Lawrence Lek & Lua Vollaard, Melvin Moti, Shana Moulton, David Henry Nobody Jr, Joseph Popper, Tereza Ruller, Egill Sæbjörnsson, Cally Spooner, Kubilay Mert Ural and Ana Vaz.

SPLASH is part of the One Minutes Series ‘Enjoy your file, download your life’ curated by Studio David Claerbout. From the vast The One Minutes Collection, Studio David Claerbout made a very subjective choice of thirty-seven videos of different lives, voices, perspectives, imaginations, fun, pain, madness and peace.

All participating artists are listed in the press release (link below):
The One Minutes – Press release 10 October 2019 – Power Station of Art presents 21 years of One Minutes

Film 溅…刹那即永恒 Splash…One Minute is Eternal (20191010) Michel van der Burg | miracles.media

More on SPLASH below :

Splash – https://michelvanderburg.com/2017/06/29/splash/

Enjoy your file, download your life
https://michelvanderburg.com/2017/06/16/enjoy-your-file-download-your-life/

SPLASH in Nanjing Museum ‘Celebrating 20 years of One Minutes’
https://michelvanderburg.com/2018/09/20/splash-in-nanjing-museum-celebrating-20-years-of-one-minutes/

News

Update Oct 17, 2019 — The exhibition is postponed until later this year.

SPLASH in Nanjing Museum ‘Celebrating 20 years of One Minutes’


① memo 20180920 ~ SPLASH in Nanjing Museum ‘Celebrating 20 years of One Minutes’ ~

I have some more wonderful news to share from the press release today by The One Minutes ( http://www.theoneminutes.org/about/press )

My Splash one minute film is part of the 8 hours of One Minute video art , the Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts (AMNUA) presents in the exhibition ‘Ways of Seeing the Future – Creating, engaging and connecting – Celebrating 20 years of One Minutes’ from 26 October until 25 November 2018.

The exhibition takes place in AMNUA’s futuristic Hall03 of 1500 square meters on the top floor of the museum.
Ways of Seeing the Future consists of 20 series curated by, among others, Melanie Bonajo, David Claerbout and Cally Spooner, discussing the topics of today and our near future in video art. The show marks the start of the festivities celebrating The One Minutes’ 20th anniversary in 2019.

»It cannot be ignored that the influence and success The One Minutes have achieved today, both suit and fight the trend of this fast-paced life at the same time.» Chen Rui, Curator Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts

Since 1999, The One Minutes Foundation has produced and distributed one minute videos from an artistic point of view, offering an international stage for people to create, engage and connect. The One Minutes Collection consists of over 10,000 video works by artists from more than 120 countries.

The exhibition consist of 20 series , and Splash is part of the July 2017 serie ‘Enjoy your file, download your life’ , curated by Studio David Claerbout.
Splash video and previous screenings in this previous post https://michelvanderburg.com/2017/06/29/splash/

Behind Glass


① memo 20180616 ~ Behind Glass ~ Achter Glas (dutch for Behind Glass) by Johan van der Keuken (photographer . filmer ) in the collection of dummies and work books of the Leiden University at the 2010 Photography! exhibition in the Hague Museum of Photography , Holland