Yara El-Sherbini, performance at The Hayward Gallery How to stop being friends with someone you no longer have anything in common with Venue: Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX
Date and time: 05.07.2012 from 17:00 to 18:30h
During the weeks leading up to the opening of Wide Open School, resident artist Yara El-Sherbini will work with The 'Huddle', a visual arts youth group at Southbank Centre, to create and enact a syllabus that provokes people into asking how we know what we know.
Murad Khan Mumtaz Glimpses of contemporary miniature Venue: La Caja Blanca Private View: 24.03.2012 From 11:00 to 14:00 Participating in Art Palma Brunch 2012
Mumtaz (Pakistan 1980) is one of the most prominent members of the new generation of contemporary master miniaturists who develop their practice at the crossroads between Western and Eastern traditions in visual arts with a special emphasis on ancient techniques such as Mughal Miniature. For Mumtaz's first exhibition in Spain, La Caja Blanca brings together a selection of miniature paintings developed on newspaper clippings and dollar bills, which the artist created during a Fullbright scholarship in Columbia University, and a series of new pieces previously unseen where the artist uses original Pakistani rupees.
Torn with Fire XV (2010)
Opaque watercolour and graphite on dollar bill.
Imagen cortesía del artista, Tracy Williams y La Caja Blanca
Yara El-Sherbini performance "Pub Quiz" Subject: "This week Hamas freed Israeli Solider Gilad Shalit in exchange for Israel freeing 1,027 Palestinian political prisoners. Using this exchange rate, if Hamas freed 8 Israeli prisoners, how many Palestinian prisoners would be freed?"
Friday 21st of October at the Cafeteria in the National Portrait Gallery, London at 19:00
Saturday 22nd of October at The Quad Gallery, Derby at 19:00
Regina José Galindo wins the Grand Prize Award at the 29th Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts September 2011
The jury of the 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts (Dave Beech, Christian Höller, Urška Jurman, and Ulay - Frank Uwe Laysiepen) has awarded the Grand Prize to Regina José Galindo for the works: Confesión (2007) , Caparazón (2010) e Móvil (2010).
Image: Video still from the installation in Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana
REGINA JOSÉ GALINDO OBTAINS THE PRINCE CLAUS AWARD
The Prince Claus Awards are presented annually to individuals, groups and organisations in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean for their outstanding achievements in the field of culture and development and the positive effect of their work on their direct environment and on the wider cultural or social field.
CURRENT SHOW: NEWSHA TAVAKOLIAN Listen Solo Show and Conference 16th of June 2011
Solo show by artist Newsha Tavakolian (Tehran, 1981), one of the most promising photographers emerging from the Middle East. The young photographer began her career working as a photojournalist at the age of 16 and is a regular collaborator for international magazines such as: Time Magazine, The New York Times, Newsweek, National Geographic and Stern.
Her artistic work has been presented in various international festivals such as: Visa pour l'image in Perpignan (France) and the Photojournalism Festival in Gijón (Spain). "Listen", focuses on women's role living under Islamic rule in the 21st Century.
Special thanks to: Nazila Noebashari
Collaborators: Art Palma Contemporani, El Corte Inglés, La Agencia
RADIO PROGRAMME "FLUIDO ROSA" Radio 3, Radio Nacional de España
Presented by Rosa Pérez
Interview with Regina José Galindo about her audiovidual intervention "Alarma" in the Metro Station Banco de España in Madrid.
Presentation of "Earth-Moon-Earth" by Katie Paterson in the presidential suite of the Hotel Gran Melià Fénix under the full moon on the evening of the 18th of February 2011.
I EDITION, "PREMIO DE DIBUJO MUSEO ABC" Noa Lidor obtains first prize, awarded by the ABC Museum of Drawing in Madrid
Noa Lidor, has been awarded the first prize by the selection panel composed of members from the Museum and the Art Fair, Just Madrid for her installation "Till Human Voices Wake Us", presented by La Caja Blanca at Just Madrid Art Fair.