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IN RESIDENCE: Nielsson Collective// The Nielsson Conversations
12.01.2015 - 18.01.2016

open to public:
17.01.2015 // 19:00
11.04.2015 // 20:00
23.05.2015 // 20:00
13.06.2015 // 20:00



The Nielsson Conversations is a series that will attempt to implement and create theory about collaboration. With the fictive character J. Nielsson for a guide, artists are invited to investigate their own narratives, and to create new ones, as well as to examine the space where that overlaps. One of Nielsson's first tenants is that "space" holds the key to our human design. Through dance, tension, and close documentation, the Nielsson Conversations aim to create installations and performances that know themselves, and that take their places among a network of always more complicated narrative.
see here: www.vimeo.com/nielssonc



Nielsson Part 1/ Conversation research

The Nielsson Conversations is a series that will attempt to implement and create theory about collaboration. With the fictive character J. Nielsson for a guide, artists are invited to investigate their own narratives, and to create new ones, as well as to examine the space where that overlaps. One of Nielsson's first tenants is that "space" holds the key to our human design. Through dance, tension, and close documentation, the Nielsson Conversations aim to create installations and performances that know themselves, and that take their places among a network of always more complicated narrative.


Nielsson Part 2/ Panic, A Spectator Sport

Panic is a performance piece that attempts to ask questions about panic in real time, or to generate situations where real panic is experienced and then dealt with. There is usually a welcome amount of singing because, as one could imagine, the proceedings can take a turn. "oh boy. Yeah, here we go. c'mon. Yeah, thats the stuff. It's going to happen. There's only a couple more things to sort out. Oh Boy. Yup. That's what it's going to be. This is the one. Oh. That's probably going to leave a mark in something. C'mon. Wow. Things are really happening. This is really going to be the thing that it is. This is going to happen. Can you see any of it? I feel like you're stepping on my shoulders. Why do you think all of this is important to any of us. This is a freeze frame, a proper, one-to-one, freeze frame. Everything that is worth looking at is in that direction. Have you ever considered that as a possibility?

The Nielsson Collective would like you to help them research panic, in one way or another.


Nielson Part 3 / Derelict Femme, A study

"The woman with very different kinds of places. She uses matches and her right leg crosses over her left in a way that acknowledges the fact that there is more and more wear in her sheer black tights."
A performance piece from Joseph Hernandez and Caroline Beach about the character "Maya Pearlman" from the Nielsson Collective. The piece is an introduction to her perspective and and introduction to the rest of her work with the collective.


Nielson Part 4 / A live collection of fictions

"The misplaced theoretical detail has a different kind of pang than the misplaced stitch does." (Cristin D'or) The Nielsson narrative is as active as it is mercurial. Original Documents from the first few years of research as well as dated data entries from members of the collective are things that some of these objects are akin to. There are also snacks.


all parts hosted by:
Joseph Hernandez, current dancer with the Semperoper Ballett, created his first piece (We, Tender) for the Royal Ballet of Flander's "Coupe Maison" series in 2012. He went on to create two works for Les Ballets De Monte Carlo; Sawdust and Rust (2013), and Persistent Sequence (2014). He founded the Nielsson Collective with installation artists Yannick Cosso and Jordan Pallages in 2012, focusing their work on the research of narrative and collaboration, and the place these concepts have in contemporary art.

guests for part 1 and part 2:
Caroline Beach/Choreographer/Performer*Dresden
Ian Whalen/Photographer*Dresden

co-producers for part 4:
Jordan Pallages /choreographer
Yannick Cosso /choreographer




the ever missing Pizza Pavilion @ Venice Biennale #56
First International Pavilion dedicated to Pizza as Cultural Canvas

opening: May 7, 2015 / 8pm
location: Pizza Al Volo, Campo Santa Margherita (Venice, Italy)
duration: May 8 to Nov 22, 2015



artists:
Alma Alloro / Anthony Antonellis / Rachael Archibald / Kim Asendorf & Ole Fach / Paul Barsch / Dineo Seshee Bopape / Matteo Ceretto Castigliano / Debora Delmar / Jack Fisher / Luc Fuller / Shiyu Gao / Jason Hirata / Tilman Hornig & Anselm Ruderisch / Sascha Hundorff / Simona Lamparelli / Lorna Mills / Yorgos Sapountzis / Sydney Shen / Santiago Taccetti


"When entire sections of our existence spiral into abstraction as a result of economic globalization, when the basic functions of our daily lives are slowly transformed into products of consumption (including human relations, which are becoming a full-fledged industrial concern), it seems highly logical that artists might seek to rematerialize these functions and processes, to give shape to what is disappearing before our eyes." (N. Bourriaud)

PIZZA PAVILION takes place at 'Al Volo' a regular pizzeria in Venice for the duration of the Venice Biennale #56. A list of international artists were invited to create their very personal pizza-topping ideas that will be realized by the pizzeria´s bakers and served on-site. PIZZA PAVILION uses the existing infrastructure of a working local pizzeria in order to create a highly effective and still priceless Venice Biennale 'pavilion' - a platform for young international artists at a minimum to zero cost and effort. (Almost like using solar power to gain electric energy, or using the internet to spread .gif-art …) The pizzeria will continue to run as usual. Beside the pizzeria´s regular choices PIZZA PAVILION adds a special PIZZA PAVILION menu that announces the participating artist and their pizzas. PIZZA PAVILION PIZZAs are totally edible and available at regular prices. In order to stick to the pizzerias working procedures and resources the artists could only choose from the pizzeria's usual topping variety. PIZZA PAVILION is turning a regular pizzeria into an art production studio and gallery, where one can witness the creation of an contemporary "artwork" and can buy and consume it directly. PIZZA PAVILION is not supported by any funding or grants, it is realized by the enthusiasm of a few to benefit all. It is not part of Venice Biennale #56 or any official programming. But it is an operation of professionals at large. Artists make art, curators curate, pizzerias make pizza! It's an experience of choice. The pavilion of the hungry hearts. <3
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The opening event was accompanied by Pizza Parlance a project by Julia Mintzer (mezzo-soprano), Charles Ogilvie, Toby Young. An accompanying catalogue and fantastiv ediction is coming and will host texts, poems, research and interviews on Pizza, Pizza Pavilion and its participants. more information here: www.pizzapavilion.org or via the facebook eventpage.

The exclusive Pizza Pavilion mixtape was released and made available by/via The Pizza Suicide Club on bandcamp and www.pizzasuicideclub.com. F***NG BLUESTORK went wild on WE LIKE PIZZA. Thanks a million! available here: Pizza soundcloud

Pizza Pavilion is a project by Konstanze Schuetze and Paul Barsch, Simona Lamparelli and Matteo Ceretto Castigliano in cooperation with ‚Pizza Al Volo' (Venice) and S T O R E contemporary (Dresden) // www.storecontemporary.com




Recess / S T O R E / Konstanet / SOMA: official office
01.07.2014 – 01.07.2015

next video launch: 26.03.2015 // 19Uhr



official office besteht aus zwei Ikea Regalen. Auf dem linken Regal ist ein Monitor mit rotierenden Videoprogrammen, kuratiert von den official office Teilnehmern. Auf dem rechten Regal steht eine Vase mit einer Pflanze und einer Uhr mit lokaler Zeitangabe. Ein Archiv der Videos sowie Fotos der einzelnen official office-Raumsituationen findet sich hier: recessanalog.org

Die Videos werden gleichzeitig in Recess´s New Yorker Büro, Konstanet's Büro, Somas's Büro und auf zwei identischen Regalen in S T O R E´s Dresdner Büro, gezeigt. Im Verlauf eines Jahres kommen weitere Kunsträume hinzu. So entsteht eine Bootleg-Broadcast-Erfahrung, ein Scheinbild eines gemeinsamen Seherlebnisses wie sie Live-TV-Angebote versprechen. Videos in Büros auszustrahlen hat den gleichen Effekt, wie Zimmerpflanzen mit Musik zu beschallen, sie stimulieren die Gesundheit und das Wohlbefinden der Angestellten.

Zu Fragen rund um official office: >>> info@storecontemporary.com
official office findet man hier: recessanalog.org
official office is an idea of Konstanze Schütze, Paul Barsch and Recess.