Mikko Rikala

Rotwand
Mikko Rikala
Emptiness Ceases to be Blue
OPENING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11 | 6 – 8 PM
Exhibition 12. November 2016 – 14. January 2017
Lutherstrasse 34, CH-8004 Zürich
 
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Mikko Rikala, Shadow of a Bird on Marble, 2016
Pigment print, diptych 40 x 30 cm ( 15 3/4 x 11 3/4 inch ), each
 
 
second solo exhibition with
Mikko Rikala (*1977 Tampere, Finland,
lives and works in Helsinki)
 
“And just as music is the space between notes, just as the stars are beautiful because of the space between them, just as the sun strikes raindrops at a certain angle and throws a prism of colour across the sky – so the space where I exist, and want to keep existing… is exactly this middle distance: where despair struck pure otherness and created something sublime.”- Karl Ove Knausgård, My Struggle.
 
For the past 5 years, Finnish artist Mikko Rikala has been exploring temporal phenomena and meditative practices as an extended part of his artistic and conceptual oeuvre. Approaching philosophical questions from a self-proposed system of irrational thought, the artist presents photographs, drawings and composed objects, in metaphorically charged constructions.
 
Excerpt from a text by Maya Byskov, Independent researcher, Artistic director
 
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CityClub Pully
Guillaume Pilet : sketch for an opera
Jeudi 17 novembre 2016 à 19h00
ouverture des portes à 18h00
Avenue de Lavaux 36, 1009 Pully
entrée libre
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Guillaume Pilet : sketch for an opera
Cinéma CityClub
Avenue de Lavaux 36, 1009 Pully
En marge de l’exposition Charles Blanc-Gatti :
Hypothèses d’une généalogie, le Musée d’art de Pully et le cinéma CityClub présentent une performance inédite de Guillaume Pilet, qui propose sous la forme d’un spectacle vivant une esquisse composite d’un opéra expérimental en cours d’écriture.
Le spectateur assiste à la mise en scène d’un processus créatif, d’un collage de références et d’influences.

 
Ce projet a bénéficié de la Bourse des arts plastiques du Canton de Vaud pour l’année 2015, ainsi que du soutien de la Fondation Nestlé pour l’Art.
der Bildende Künstler vaudois Guillaume Pilet performative wird ein noch nie da gewesenes audiovisuelle und inspiriert von seinem Beitrag im Rahmen der Ausstellung Charles Blanc-Gatti (1880-1966), musicaliste Maler und Pionier der abstrakten karikatur Im Musée D’art de Pully. Eintritt frei!!
 
Sabina Kohler & Bettina Meier-Bickel
Rotwand
Sabina Kohler & Bettina Meier-Bickel
Lutherstrasse 34, CH-8004 Zürich

 

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