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Re-View: Artists Talks // 15.07.17 / 32nd Round

Here are some impressions of last weeks in-house artist talks with the recent residents from Austria, the UK, South Africa, South Korea, the USA, Canada, Brasil, Scotland and Argentina. Our aim  was to gain a overview about the diversity of approaches found at our studio. This is the first step towards the common goal of collaboration & discourse, leading to our final group exhibition. We were excited to learn that this round shares a common motive of critical underpinnings in their artistic & thematic approach. Needless to say, we are eager see what they will come up with.

To open the presentations we had a wonderful talk delivered by a former resident, the interdisciplinary and forever enchanting Jacqueline Van de Geer. Thank you so much for visiting us!

All Photos by PK

Benjamin Nachtigall (Drawing, Installation, Painting, Sculpture; Vienna, Austria)
Bianca Turner (Multimedia, Installation, Action, Performance; Sao Paulo, Brasil)
Corinna D’Schoto (Installation, Painting; Glasgow, Scotland)
Dew Kim (Conceptual, Digital, Installation, Video; London, UK)
Elize Vossgatter (Painting; Cape Town, South Africa)
George de Moura (Animation, Video; East Hampton, USA)
Hai-Hsin Huang (Painting, Drawing; New York, USA)
Heet Lee (Painting; Philadelphia, USA)
Hean Kim (Mixed Media; Seoul, South Korea)
Melissa Casella (Installation, Sculpture; Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Sharon Norwood (Painting, Drawing, Ceramic; Florida, USA)
Sheena Scott (Film, Video; Bridlington, UK)
Tidal Grace (Painting, Mixed Media; Vancouver, Canada)
Yiyang Cao (Installation, Digital, Film, Sound, Video; New York, USA)

WELCOME NEW PILOTS // 32nd round

We are pleased to welcome the pilots of the 32nd round, who will stay in PILOTENKUECHE from June till September 2017. This round of artists from all over the world offers a special focus on painting, installation as well as sound and multimedia, presenting a diversity of expression around individual and collective topics the artists will discover during their stay:

Benjamin Nachtigall (Drawing, Installation, Painting, Sculpture; Vienna, Austria)
Bianca Turner (Multimedia, Installation, Action, Performance; Sao Paulo, Brasil)
Corinna D’Schoto (Installation, Painting; Glasgow, Scotland)
Dew Kim (Conceptual, Digital, Installation, Video; London, UK)
Elize Vossgatter (Painting; Cape Town, South Africa)
George de Moura (Animation, Video; East Hampton, USA)
Hai-Hsin Huang (Painting, Drawing; New York, USA)
Heet Lee (Painting; Philadelphia, USA)
Hean Kim (Mixed Media; Seoul, South Korea)
Melissa Casella (Installation, Sculpture; Mar del Plata, Argentinia)
Sharon Norwood (Painting, Drawing, Ceramic; Florida, USA)
Sheena Scott (Film, Video; Bridlington, UK)
Tidal Grace (Painting, Mixed Media; Vancouver, Canada)
Yiyang Cao (Installation, Digital, Film, Sound, Video; New York, USA)

Benjamin Nachtigal

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During their first week the new residents already started to work and changed the studio into a productive space. Curious visitors came to meet them and with our “Welcome BBQ” we had the chance to celebrate their arrival with sunshine.

All Photos by PK

Portfolios
Benjamin Nachtigall (Drawing, Installation, Painting, Sculpture; Vienna, Austria)
Bianca Turner (Multimedia, Installation, Action, Performance; Sao Paulo, Brasil)
Corinna D’Schoto (Installation, Painting; Glasgow, Scotland)
Dew Kim (Conceptual, Digital, Installation, Video; London, UK)
Elize Vossgatter (Painting; Cape Town, South Afrika)
George de Moura (Animation, Video; East Hampton, USA)
Hai-Hsin Huang (Painting, Drawing; New York, USA)
Heet Lee (Part 1) & Heet Lee (Part 2) (Painting; Philadelphia, USA)
Hean Kim (Mixed Media; Seoul, South Korea)
Melissa Casella (Installation, Sculpture; Mar del Plata, Argentinia)
Sharion Norwood (Painting, Drawing, Ceramic; Florida, USA)
Sheena Scott (Film, Video; Bridlington, UK)
Tidal Grace (Painting, Mixed Media; Vancouver, Canada)
Yiyang Cao (Installation, Digital, Film, Sound, Video; New York, USA)

Re-view: ‘FULL STOP’ Finissage / 27.05.17

Here are some impressions of the finnisage to the final of our most recent residents from Brazil, Belgium, Greece, Canada, Sweden, Northern Ireland, USA, UK, Russia, Malaysia, China, and South Korea after their three month term in PILOTENKUECHE. We spent the evening in good company, and we thank the attendants who came out to say goodbye.

Impressions of the closing event

 

All photos by PK

Artists
Anita Goes (Photography, Video; Brazil)
Carole Lallemand (Painting, Video; Belgium)
Despina Charitonidi (Sculpture, Performance, Installation; Greece)
Dani Minuskin (Painting, Sculpture, Installation; Toronto, Canada)
Eric Andersson (Visual Art, Architecture; Sweden)
Ho Man Law (Video, Conceptual; Hong Kong)
Ian Cumberland (Painting; Northern Ireland)
Josef Ka (Installation, Performance, Video; Moscow, Russia)
Persia Phillips
(Painting; San Francisco, USA)
Peter Vance (Conceptual, Process-based media, Drawing, Installation; London, UK)
Ryan Hatfield (Installation, Painting; USA)
Sun Chang (Installation, Performance, Sound;London, UK)
Yerin Kim (Scultpure, Performance, Mixed Media, Drawing, Activism; South Korea)
Zeke Kan (Conceptual, Installation, Painting, Sculpture; Toronto, Canada, Malaysia)
 
Guest Artists
Hannes Uhlenhaut (Sculpture; Leipzig, Germany)
Marie Lynn Ravens (Sculpture, Performance; Leipzig, Germany)
hansen_windisch (Music; Leipzig, Germany)

Work in Progress / 31st Round

After three months of the program, our residents are preparing with our final exhibit in mind. They are in the phase of completing their individual projects, and discussing the collaborative possibilities with our two newest members. We would like to welcome the artists who joined us this month: Ho Man Law and Josef Ka! 

 Here are some impressions:

All photos by PILOTENKUECHE

This round features artists using photography, painting, data aggregation + transformation, and intervention schemes to investigate themes ranging from portraiture to audio visual relations. Stay tuned for our final exhibition:

Location: PILOTENKUCHE, Franz-Flemming-Str. 9, D-04179 Leipzig, Germany
Opening: 20.05.17, 18:00h
Open on: 21.05 – 26.05.17; Mo, Tue, Thur, Fri 2 – 6pm
Finissage: 27.05.17, 18:00h

Program 

18:00h Opening
18:30h Performance by Despina Charitonidi
19:15h Performance by Josef Ka
20:00h Performance by Marie Lynn Ravens
21:00h hansen_windisch (Le) Live Concert
23:00h Music n’ talk

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Artists
Anita Goes (Photography, Video; Brazil)
Carole Lallemand (Painting, Video; Belgium)
Despina Charitonidi (Sculpture, Performance, Installation; Greece)
Dani Minuskin (Painting, Sculpture, Installation; Toronto, Canada)
Eric Andersson (Visual Art, Architecture; Sweden)
Ho Man Law (Video, Conceptual; Hong Kong)
Ian Cumberland (Painting; Northern Ireland)
Josef Ka (Installation, Performance, Video; Moscow, Russia)
Persia Phillips (Painting; San Francisco, USA)
Peter Vance (Conceptual, Process-based media, Drawing, Installation; London, UK)
Ryan Hatfield (Installation, Painting; USA)
Sun Chang (Installation, Performance, Sound;London, UK)
Yerin Kim (Scultpure, Performance, Mixed Media, Drawing, Activism; South Korea)
Zeke Kan (Conceptual, Installation, Painting, Sculpture; Toronto, Canada, Malaysia)
 
Guest Artists
Hannes Uhlenhaut (Sculpture; Leipzig, Germany)
Marie Lynn Ravens (Sculpture, Performance; Leipzig, Germany)
hansen_windisch (Music; Leipzig, Germany)

 

Re-view: ‘Augment’ // Preview Show of the 31st Round

After the wonderful opening of the “COMMA,” show at Galerie Bipolar our artists from Belgium, Greece, Canada, UK & Malaysia presented at the “Salon Similde / Kulturny Dom Lipsk” (on facebook) a collaborative room & sound installation. The exhibition gave an impression on a diversity, which was displayed in one project the artist created together. This shows an important aspect of the project “PILOTENKUECHE” in its group dynamical focus to do something as a group and to learn from each other.

Date: 30.03.17, 20:00h
Location: Salon Similde, Simildenstr. 9, 04129 Leipzig

Salon Similde / Kulturny Dom Lipsk” (on facebook) is a underground space in Leipzig and explores with its exhibition, lectures and performces a diversity of the local and international art scene.

All photos by Carsten Busse

Artists
Carole Lallemand (Painting, Video; Belgium)
Despina Charitonidi (Sculpture, Performance, Installation; Greece)
Dani Minuskin (Painting, Sculpture, Installation; Toronto, Canada)
Peter Vance (Conceptual, Process-based media, Drawing, Installation; London, UK)
Ryan Hatfield (Installation, Painting; USA)
Zeke Kan (Conceptual, Installation, Painting, Sculpture; Toronto, Canada, Malaysia)

“Walls blanketed in holes and cracks lay bare the pasts that precede us. We seek to consider these small histories and to converse with them, highlighting their presence.

„Und doch sind sie, diese lange Vergangenen, in uns, als Anlage, als Last auf unserem Schicksal, als Blut, das rauscht, und als Gebärde, die aufsteigt aus den Tiefen der Zeit. – Rilke

The exhibition of the preview shows of the 31st round is happening soon:

“Salon des Individualités” / exhibition

Opening: 20.04.17, 20:00h
Location: Salon Similde, Simildenstr. 9, 04129 Leipzig

Artists
Anita Goes (Photography, Video; Brazil)
Eric Andersson (Visual Art, Architecture; Sweden)
Persia Phillips (Painting; San Francisco, USA)
Sun Chang (Installation, Performance, Sound;London, UK)
Yerin Kim (Scultpure, Performance, Mixed Media, Drawing, Activism; South Korea)

Work in Progress / 31st round

The first five weeks of the program have given the residents the space to focus on their individual practices. In becoming accustomed to Leipzig and by adapting to a new studio space, they also become accustomed to one other. This round features artists using photography, painting, data aggregation + transformation, and intervention schemes to investigate themes ranging from portraiture to audio visual relations. In addition we would like to welcome two artists who joined us this month: Ian Cumberland from Ireland, and Sun Chang from China.

 Here are some impressions:

All photos are taken by PILOTENKUECHE

Our Artists:

Yerin Kim (Sculpture, Performance, Mixed Media, Drawing, Activism; South Korea)
Anita Goes (Photography, Video; New York, Brazil)
Carole Lallemand (Painting, Video; Belgium)
Despina Charitonidi (Sculpture, Performance, Installation; Greece)
Dani Minuskin (Painting, Sculpture, Installation; Toronto, Canada)
Eric Andersson (Visual Art, Architecture; Sweden)
Ian Cumberland (Painting; Ireland)
Nelson Maravalhas Junior (Painting, Drawing; Brasil)
Persia Phillips (Painting; San Francisco, USA)
Peter Vance (Conceptual, Process-based media, Drawing, Installation; London, UK)
Ryan Hatfield (Installation, Painting; USA)
Sun Chang (Performance & Installation; China)
Zeke Kan (Conceptual, Installation, Painting, Sculpture; Toronto, Canada, Malaysia)

WELCOME NEW PILOTS // 31st round

We are pleased to welcome the pilots of the 31st round, from February till May 2017, in the new space!

Yerin Kim (Sculpture, Performance, Mixed Media, Drawing, Activism; South Korea)
Anita Goes (Photography, Video; New York, Brazil)
Carole Lallemand (Painting, Video; Belgium)
Despina Charitonidi (Sculpture, Performance, Installation; Greece)
Dani Minuskin (Painting, Sculpture, Installation; Toronto, Canada)
Eric Andersson (Visual Art, Architecture; Sweden)
Persia Phillips (Painting; San Francisco, USA)
Peter Vance (Conceptual, Process-based media, Drawing, Installation; London, UK)
Ryan Hatfield (Installation, Painting; USA)
Zeke Kan (Conceptual, Installation, Painting, Sculpture; Toronto, Canada, Malaysia)

anita

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Coming Later:
Ian Cumberland (Painting; Northern Ireland)
Ho Man Law (Video, Conceptual; Hong Kong)
Svetlana Karimova (Installation, Performance, Video; Moscow, Russia)
Sun Chang (Installation, Performance, Sound;London, UK)

Re-view: ‘GOODBYE HORSES’ / 14.01.17

Here are some impressions of the final show of the recent residents from USA, Germany, Chile, France, Canada, Poland, UK, Ireland & the Netherlands with the results after they worked 3 months in the residency. After several preview shows the exhibition gave a selection of the previous works as well as new ones of this productive group of artists. They offered a very special focus on abstract painting, performance, drawing and science art. The works are presenting a diversity of expression around the topics of identity, technic & nature with performative & activism approaches. Each position lighted from its own perpective onto contentual interfaces to light them out from diverse points of view. This was the last show, which will take place on the current space. During the show the group of artists went in the costumes of the performance “popessy” (idea and costumes by Jacqueline Van De Geer) to put a spot onto the exhibition and a sign for the future of the project.

Impressions of the exhibition

All photos by PK

Further Impressions

Artists
Christian Brown (Mixed Media, Printmaking; USA)
David Dunne (Installation, Mixed Media; Ireland)
Demetra Kallitsi (Conceptual, Performance, Video; Cyprus)
Elysia Byrd (Painting, Drawing, Sculpture; UK)
Jacqueline van de Geer (Performance; Netherlands, Canada)
Jamison Edgar (Painting, Mixed Media; USA)
Natalia Kalicki (Painting; Poland, Canada)
Nicolás Olivares (Painting; Chile, France)

Sanne Maloe Slecht (Mixed Media, Painting, Netherlands)

Rebekka Kraft (Mixed Media; Germany)

Visiting: Fernando Davis & Christiane Bruhns

Last week we visited the studio of the passionate and talented artist Chrisitiane Bruhns. She talked with us about the creative and the compositional process of her abstract paintings. Her new studiomate Fernando Davis who was a pilot of the 29th round presented his works too.

After that we turned back to our studio and celebrated christmas. Many thanks Christiane and all the best Fernando!

PILOTENKUECHE is regularly visiting artists with its residents to introduce them into the local art scene and – moreover – to create an exchange between our international guests and artists, which are based in Leipzig.

Work in Progress / 30th round

Working together since two months in the studio the current residents from USA, Germany, Chile, France, Canada, Poland, UK, Japan, Ireland & the Netherlands are in a intense process. This round of artists offers a very special focus on abstract painting, performance, drawing and science art. The works are presenting a diversity of expression around the topics of identity, technic & nature with performative & activism approaches. Each position lights from its own perspective onto contentual interfaces to light them out from diverse points of view. Here are some impressions:

Impressions

All photos are taken by PILOTENKUECHE

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