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Rory Pilgrim

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Rory Pilgrim
(Born in 1988, Bristol, UK)



The work of British artist Rory Pilgrim is based on emancipatory concerns, in which personal and political questions are brought together to explore questions of time and connections between activism, spirituality, music and community. Strongly influenced by the origins of activist, feminist and socially engaged art, Pilgrim works in a wide range of media including live performance, film, text, workshops and musical composition. Pilgrim in particular composes music as a way to bring people together and explore how we use it to challenge, celebrate and voice ourselves.

Pilgrim obtained a BA from Chelsea College of Art, London and was a participant of the De Ateliers residency programme between 2008-2010 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Recents solo shows include Flat Time House, London, UK (2016), Site Gallery, Sheffield UK (2016), Andriesse-Eyck Gallery, Amsterdam NL (2015) and sic! Raum für Kunst, Luzern CH (2014). Groups shows, performances and screenings include South London Gallery, UK (2016), Guangzhou Triennial, CN (2015), Land Art Live, Almere NL (2015), MING Studios, Boise USA (2015), Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht NL (2014), Rowing Projects, London UK (2013), Kunst Werke, Berlin DE (2013) and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2012) .

For Pilgrim's time with AIT he will build upon a new body of work entitled 'ERASURE' that focuses on the body as a site of action in at a time of impending ecological collapse and the fusion between human, non human species and machine in an era of hypermodernity. Pilgrim hopes to make research, conversation and dialogue that explores Japanese artistic movements relating to Feminist, Activist and Socially engaged practice to develop a series of choreographic methodologies and music questioning how environmentalism provides a basis for social and political emancipation.

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Residency: January 11, 2017 - March 31, 2017
Co-organized by Mondriaan Fonds
Event: AIT ARTIST TALK #70 "FUTURE BODY TALK" Artist Talk by Dutch artist Rory Pilgrim
Date: Friday, March 17, 2017
Time: 19:00-21:00 (18:30 Door open)
Venue: Daikanyama AIT Room


Seeds Upon The Dance Floor (2014), Exhibition and Performance, sic! Raum für Kunst, Luzern, Switzerland



Words are not signs they are years (2015), Exhibition and Performance, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK



Sacred Repository N.3: THE OPEN SKY (2016), Still from HD Film


2017-1-16

Rosa Doornenbal

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Rosa Doornenbal
(Born in 1988, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Rosa Doornenbal

The artistic practice of Rosa Doornenbal shows an interest in formal, cultural and social aspects that influence the appreciation of objects in everyday life. The parallel of this in the art world - the viewer's experience of sculpture - is central in her work. She works in a variety of media creating detailed circumstances that reveal the interrelationship between viewer, object, equipment, tool and sculpture. With a critical and playful attitude she often treats the exhibition space, with its already formulated codes of behavior, as part of her work. In her most recent works the process of creation becomes a subject as she explores issues of craftsmanship and what artisthood could mean today.

Rosa Doornenbal obtained her BA of Fine Arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam in 2013. She also has a background in Cultural Studies of which she obtained her BA at the University of Amsterdam in 2012. Recent shows she participated in are 'Wilful Blindness' at W139 in Amsterdam and 'Aspen Kemmern' at Kim? Contemporary Art Centre (Riga, Latvia). She also co-organized the group show 'And then it just happened' at Inter Arts Centre in Malmö (Malmö, Sweden) in 2014.

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Blog "wabi-bijin"
The blog 'wabi-bijin', designed by Mislav Žugaj, represents the two sided interest that Rosa Doornenbal will elaborate on during her residency period. One part of the blog displays her research on the Japanese Tea Ceremony and the way this is shaped by Buddhist notions of esthetics, philosphy and spirituality. Another part of the blog can be seen as a reaction on contemporary conceptions of beauty that are represented in popculture and anime esthetics. The content as well as the design will be changing and shifting constantly to explore these notions from a digital perspective.





Stay: January 13 - April 11, 2016
Founder: Mondriaan Fonds
Exhibition: "Non-self" The exhibition by Rosa Doornenbal
Date: March 26 (Sat) - 31 (Thu) 12:00 - 19:00 Venue: Higure 17-15 cas (Tokyo)
Opening Reception: March 26 (Sat), 18:00 - 20:00 *19:00 - Performance Lecture by the artist

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The workshop (2015)


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The workshop (2015)


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Still from the video "Hunnybunlookingforsculpture" (2014)


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Still from the video "Hunnybunlookingforsculpture" (2014)

2016-2- 1

Elodie Hiryczuk

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Elodie Hiryczuk (Born in 1977, Avignon, France)

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In her photographic works and installations Elodie Hiryczuk investigates the role of photography in shaping our perception of the world. She is particularly interested in our visual experience of space in relation to architecture and nature. Since 2001 she has been collaborating with artist Sjoerd van Oevelen under the name Hiryczuk/ Van Oevelen. Their practice can be seen as a series of experiments proposing visual alternatives to the conventional depiction of space. By using different modes of representation such as perspectival drawing systems and optical illusions, they create photographs which perturb mental clichés at both conceptual and formal levels.

Hiryczuk attended the Sandberg Institute and the Gerrit Rietveld Academie of Arts & Design in Amsterdam. Her work was exhibited at, amongst others, Museum de Paviljoens in Almere, DordtYart in Dordrecht, Contemporary Istanbul (Turkey), gallery Andriesse - Eyck in Amsterdam, and Skaftfell Centre for Visual Arts/ Bokasafn in Seydisfjördur (Iceland). In 2005 Hiryczuk and Van Oevelen received a Red Dot Award and in 2007 they were nominated for the 13th Van Bommel Van Dam Prize. Elodie Hiryczuk lives and work in Amsterdam.


www.hiryczukvanoevelen.com
www.thedetachedgaze.com



Stay: January 19, 2015 - April 17, 2015
Founder: Mondriaan Fonds
Event:
The 7th "Yebizo" Yebisu International Festival for the Art and Alternative Visions 2015 partnership program
AIT ARTIST TALK#66 Elodie Hiryczuk (March 2, 2015, 19:00 - 21:00 at AIT Room Daikanyama)


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Sequoia - Shadow-Light-Reflection series, 2013
pigment print on archival paper, 120 x 90 cm, 2 parts



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Perspective of Disappearance, 2008
cibachrome print in lightbox, 190 x 235 x 60 cm



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Girl Making a Model of a Landscape - Sceneries series, 2005-2007
pigment print on archival paper, 100 x 100 cm


2014-12- 9

Vincent Vulsma

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Vincent Vulsma (Born in 1982, Zaandam, Netherlands)

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The work of Vincent Vulsma explores the tensions between autonomous art and the sociopolitical relations underlying its production. Important starting points for his investigations are the history and economy of cultural appropriation. An underlying theme here is the relation between work and artwork. By playing various production technologies off against one another Vulsma interrogates the hierarchic division of immaterial and material labour in an era that is dominated by digital forms of production.

Vulsma studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie (2002-2006) and was a participant at De Ateliers in Amsterdam (2006-2008). His recent solo exhibitions include A Sign of Autumn at Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (2011) and ARS NOVA E5305-B at Galerie Cinzia Friedlaender (Berlin, 2009). Vulsma took part in group exhibitions at Museum Abteiberg (Mönchengladbach, 2013), Musée d'Art Moderne (Paris, 2013), De Vleeshal (Middelburg, 2013), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam, 2012), Kunstverein Düsseldorf (2012) and the 6th Berlin Biennale (2010).



Stay: January 9 - March 30, 2014
Co-organized by:Mondriaan Fonds (Netherlands)
Upcoming Event:
AIT ARTIST TALK #65「Technics, Labour, Abstraction」 Artist talk about recent works and new ideas by Dutch artist Vincent Vulsma
(Date and Time: Monday, March 24th, 19:00-21:00 Venue: AIT Room Daikanyama)


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A Sign of Autumn, 2011
Installation view, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, 2011
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij



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No. 124, 2011 (Detail)
Antelope Mask. Baulé, Ivory Coast, before 1932, on loan from the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam.
Custom made wooden pedestal with plexiglass display case.
Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, 2011
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij


2014-1-27

Melvin Moti

Melvin Moti (Born in 1977 in Rotterdam)

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Born 1977, Rotterdam. Lives and works in Rotterdam and Berlin.
Moti examines neurological, scientific and historic processes in relation to visual culture. Over the last years he produced several films along with artist books, objects and drawings.Recent solo exhibitions were shown at National Museums Schotland, Kunsthalle Lisbon, Mudam (Luxembourg), Wiels (Brussels), Galeria Civica (Trento), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam) and MMK (Frankfurt).


Stay: January 1, 2013 - April 13, 2013
Founder: Mondriaan Fonds
Event: AIT ARTIST TALK #64


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Eigenlicht (The Inner Self in Outer Space), 2012, 35mm film, 18 minutes


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Eigengrau, 2011, 35mm film, 26 minutes


2013-3-16

Rafael Rozendaal

Rafael Rozendaal, lives and works in Amsterdam.

http://www.newrafael.com/

 

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2009-2- 2

Martine Stig

Martine Stig, born1972 in Nijmegan, lives and works in Amsterdam.

http://www.martinestig.com/

 

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2007-7- 7