elemental samples of daily symmetryM.E.S.D “Muestras elementales de simetría diaria” es un registro de las líneas de energía, recorridos que virtualmente representan el movimiento de cada individuo en un espacio determinado. Registro que articula un diseño detallado de los caminos diarios de las personas por medio de líneas coloreadas en forma de red, madejas entrelazadas sobre un plano arquitectónico que transmutan en confusión, velocidad, repetición. Cada esquema refleja la actividad del día en un lugar determinado, cada persona es un color diferente que se repite como un sello, multiplicando la simetría a medida que pasan los días.
VI Belgrade Encounters
Artists in dialogue
On September 1st and under the name “VI Belgrade Encounters: Latin America meets Serbia” will begin the sixth edition of the International Printmaking Workshop and Symposium 2011. The event has a packed agenda, which includes the residence of 6 Latin American artists, the production of a portfolio in collaboration with 7 Serbian artists, a guest artists exhibition and a symposium with lectures and demonstrations.
“Akademija” Research Center Visual and Graphic Arts “(Centar za grafiku i vizuelna istrazivanja” Akademija “) has been organizing on biennial basis these encounters during the past 10 years. The purpose of these meetings is to establish organizational and artistic links between different countries, helping to position Belgrade among the leading cities on the international map of new media and printmaking.
‘ace and Latin American artists related with our center will be the guest of honor at the 2011 event, being the first time that the invited institution and region do not belong to Europe. The Argentinean artist Alicia Candiani, who is the founder and director of ‘ace, is in capacity of curator and liaison with the Latin American group of artists, and her colleague from Belgrade, the curator Ljiljana Tašić, is in charge of the selection of Serbian artists.
In addition, Rafael Trelles (Puerto Rico) and Alicia Candiani will lead the symposium, hosted by the Instituto Cervantes de Belgrado, that will focus on heterogeneity, multiplicity, connection and rupture as marks of contemporary printmaking. Finally, ´ace will increase its collection with one of the portfolios, which will be exhibited in Buenos Aires in the future as well as several projects will be launched inspired by these contacts between artists and art associations.
The “meetings” have taken place during the last 10 years on a biennial basis organized by “Akademija”: Center for Visual Research and Graphic Arts (Centar za grafiku i vizuelna istrazivanja “Akademija”), under the Faculty of Fine Arts of Belgrade El The objective of these meetings is to establish organizational and artistic ties between different countries, helping to position Belgrade among the leading cities on the international map of new media and graphic arts.
Ljiljana Tašić (Belgrado)
Alicia Candiani (Buenos Aires)
Latin American artists
Romina Biglieri | Alicia Candiani
Sebastian Garcia Huidobro | Adriana Moracci
Rafael Trelles | Valeria Zamparolo
Slobodan Knezevic Abi | Nebojsa Lazic
Dragana Radivojevic | Simonida Rajcevic
Mihailo Stanisavac | Slobodanka Stupar
´aceNITE, Site Specific
Tying Up Stories
Artists in dialogue
During this ´aceNITE ´ace introduced two projects related, in some way, because they were ephemeral and perform direct interventions on the walls.
In the Políglota Room we projected a video that registered “In Concrete:Urban Graphics”, an urban intervention made by the Puerto Rican artist Rafael Trelles during his residence in Proyecto´ace. The public had the opportunity to watch the video and also dialogue with the artist on the concepts and techniques he used. In addition, as a testimony of the project, the stencils -used to “print” the walls and carry out the interventions- were exposed as well as the designs of The Southern Highway and Little Paradise in CNC cut format. All the pieces stayed installed into the Poliglota Room and the Central Hall in ´ace house until December 2007.
On other hand, in the Transversal Space, public appreciated and interacted with Romina Biglieri´s intervention E.S.D.S. / Elementary Samples of Daily Symmetry. The piece, a direct drawing on the wall, registered “the energy lines”, routes that virtually represent the movement of each individual in a given space. On the day of the opening, as well as along the time that the work was on view, the artists in residence and the people could draw their own “lines and routes” inside the house, so the work transmuted day by day.