Friday, April 14, 2006

Talk: Exhibition as School in a Divided City, April 25, 18:30, Anton Vidokle

Exhibition as School in a Divided City

Anton Vidokle to speak on Manifesta 6

Anton Vidokle is a Moscow-born, New York based artist. His work has been exhibited in shows such as the Venice Biennale, Dakar Biennale, Lodz Biennale, and at Tate Modern, London; Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana; Musee d'art Modern de la Ville de Paris; Museo Carrillo Gil, Mexico City; UCLA Hammer, LA; ICA, Boston; Haus Der Kunst, Munich; P.S.1, New York; amongst others. Together with Julieta Aranda, Vidokle put together e-flux video rental, which started in New York last fall and is currently travelling to Kunst-Werke, Portikus, Extra-City, as well as other venues. As the founding director of e-flux, Anton Vidokle produced and published online projects and print publications such as Next Documenta Should Be Curated By An Artist, curated by Jens Hoffman; Do it, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Utopia Station poster project, and others, including An Image Bank for Everyday Revolutionary Life, based on the photo archive of David Alfaro Siqueiros, and the ongoing Martha Rosler Library. Anton Vidokle is a co-curator of Manifesta 6, Nicosia.