Monthly Archives: March 2015

putting the po in promotion

By now you’ve probably seen everything you needed to see in the magical field of marketing and promotion. But we at Pilotenkueche have brought things a step further. We decided to put our Pos (butts) where our art is!

Simon Adam Peter

Our Pomotion Team, led by Martin Holz and Simon Adam Peter decided to wreak havoc during this year´s Winterrundgang. Armed with nothing else than a ghettoblaster and leather pants, they danced their way into the Spinnerei´s galleries .

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meet the pilots: Duane Bahia Benatti

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Duane Bahia Benatti, Untitled 2015 acrylic on canvas 195 x 260 cm

Born in 1983 in Brazil, Duane Bahia Benatti is now based in Leipzig. He studied visual arts at FAAP in São Paulo graduating in 2010.  His research has led him to experiment with materials: creating his paintings by in turn juxtaposing dried layers of acrylics on canvas or constructing these disembodied sheets of paint as stand-alone pieces. Recently he also created his own recipes for handmade inks. We asked him three questions to get to know him better: about his relationship to the city, his work and, finally to play a rather mean game of ‘would you rather’. Continue reading

Exhibition // DIDIDIDIDIEH! / 28.03.15

PILOTENKUECHE proudly presents:

DIDIDIDIDIEH!
OPENING// 28.03.15 /15.00h

Dididididieh! is the sound of the goldammer. A chinese story tells that different schools of thought in 18th Century contended with each other like a hundred birds singing. Diverse artistic positions coming together for their melody. Not to fight.

But for a polyphonic choir.

On Saturday 28th April, PILOTENKUECHE shows works of its pilots in its ever-changing studio:
Anna Kautenburger (Video & Performance; Saarbrücken, Germany)
Anushka Rustomji (Painter; Dessau, Germany & Pakistan)
Duane Bahia Benatti (Painter; Stipend of PILOTENKUECHE; Brasil & Leipzig, Germany)
Eriz Moreno (Photographer; Spain)
Jan Kaesbach (Mixed Media; Germany & UK)
Michael Hazell (Painter; London, UK)
Rediet Sisay Biru (Painter; Ethiopia)
Sophie Stephan (Conceptual Arts; Leipzig, Germany)
Vemo Liwei Hang (Painter; China)

Join us for their first group exhibition in Leipzig, plus coffee & cakes & performances!

The exhibition will run from 28.03 to 14.04.15.
We´re open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 14.00 to 18.00.

Re-view: HYSTERESIS // 10.01.2015

For our exhibition ‘THE RETURN OF THE PILOTENKUECHE’ the performance group ‘HYSTERESIS‘ did a amazing show. ‘HYSTERESIS‘ was founded by Jason Williams & Charlotte CHW. They descibe their practice as a static / kinetic abstract aural formation, body-object relation & tableau vivant noise composition. They’re using their bodies as instruments. Sound and performance laying in between auto – destruction and a new order of composition.

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WELCOME NEW PILOTS // 25th round

We are proud to announce the pilots of the 25th round during from february until may 2015:

Artists
Abel Tournissoux (Painter & Sound performer; France)
Alexander Jensen (Mixed Media; Scotland)
Amline Thomas (Painter & Sound performer; France)
Anna Kautenburger (Video & Performance; Saarbrücken, Germany)
Anushka Rustomji (Painter; Dessau, Germany & Pakistan)
Duane Bahia Benatti (Painter; Stipend of PILOTENKUECHE; Brasil & Leipzig, Germany)
Elliott Nimmo (Painter; Sidney, Australia)
Eriz Moreno (Photographer; Spain)
Friederike Bernhardt (Musician; Leipzig, Germany)
Irina Baldini (Various Mediums; Italy)
Jan Kaesbach (Mixed Media; Germany & UK)
Michael Hazell (Painter; London, UK)
Pilar Cordoba (Mixed Media; Mexico)
Rediet Sisay Biru (Painter; Ethiopia)
Samuel Hailey-Watts (Mixed Media; Scotland)
Sophie Stephan (Conceptual Arts; Leipzig, Germany)
Vemo Liwei Hang (Painter; China)

Stipends
Duane Bahia Benatti (Painter; Stipend of PILOTENKUECHE; Brasil & Leipzig, Germany)

Welcome to leipzig & the project ‘PILOTENKUECHE’!

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Re-view: KENNETH STITT PERFORMANCE // 10.01.15

 

Part of the famous Performance “KENNETH STITT PERFORMANCE” by Kenneth Stitt. Live at Pilotenkueche January 9th 2015. The act was part of the recent Exhibition “THE RETURN OF THE PILOTENKUECHE” with works of:

Alexander Jensen (Mixed Media; Scotland)
A. S. Luisenbach (Painter; Leipzig, Germany)
Case Randall (Mixed Media, Painter; London, UK)
Javier Ramirex (Painter; Spain)
Kenneth Stitt (Mixed Media & Performer; UK)
Kim Ki Duk (Painter; China)
Lewis Henderson (Painter; UK)
Lily Koto Olive (Painter, Mixed Media, Film Arts; New York City, USA)
Samuel Hailey-Watts (Mixed Media; Scotland)

Susanna Inglada (Mixed Media, Painter & Drawer; Spain)
Theodora Kokhodze (Painter; Georgia)