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David Horvitz heldur opinn fyrirlestur / Open lecture by David Horvitz

17.11.16 | 2017, SequencesVIII

Föstudaginn 18. nóvember kl. 13 mun David Horvitz halda opinn fyrirlestur um verk sín og vinnuaðferðir í Listaháskóla Íslands, í fyrirlestrarsal myndlistardeildar að Laugarnesvegi 91.

Hann mun ræða verk sín með útgangspunkti í kirkjuklukku og einnig fjalla um staðbundnar hefðir og tímaskyn. David mun sýna verkið Let us keep our own noon á 10 ára afmælishátíð Sequences á laugardaginn 19. nóvember í Listasafni Íslands. Þar hefur hann brætt franska kirkjuklukku frá 1742 og mótað í 47 handbjöllur sem eru virkjaðar í gjörningi þegar sól verður hæst á lofti þennan dag.

David Horvitz er fæddur 1982 og býr og starfar í Los Angeles. Nýlegar einkasýningar hans eru meðal annars ‘ja’ í Chert, Berlín og ‘oui’ í bókabúð Yvon Lambert, París, 2016; ‘Situation #20’ í Fotomuseum Winterthur, 2015; ‘through the morning) kiss this pillow’, í T25, Ingolstadt, 2015; ‘David Horvitz’, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, 2014; ‘Gnomons’ í New Museum, 2014; samhliða sýningar í Jan Mot, Brussels og Dawid Radziszewski Gallery, Varsjá, 2014; Statements, Art Basel, 2013; ‘POST’, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Kaupmannahöfn, 2013; ‘At Night They Leave Their Century’, Chert, Berlín, 2013. Hann hefur auk þess tekið þátt í Frieze Projects fyrr á þessu ári, auk þess sem hann stofnaði Procino galleríið árið 2013 í Berlín.

Fyrirlesturinn fer fram á ensku og eru allir velkomnir á meðan húsrúm leyfir.

On Friday the 18th of November at 13:00 an open lecture by David Horvitz will be held at the Iceland Academy of the Art, department of fine art, Laugarnesvegur 91.

He will discuss his practice through a church bell as a central theme as well as local traditions and sense of time. David will exhibit his work Let us keep our own noon at Sequences 10 year anniversary on Saturday, November 19th. It consists of forty-seven handbells created through the remelting of a French church bell dating back to 1742. The work is activated by performers who ring the bells at local noon.

David Horvitz (b. 1982) lives and works in Los Angeles. Recent solo shows include: ‘ja’ at Chert, Berlin, and ‘oui’ at Yvon Lambert Bookshop, Paris, 2016; ‘Situation #20’, Fotomuseum Winterthur, 2015; ‘through the morning) kiss this pillow’, T25, Ingolstadt, 2015; ‘David Horvitz’, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, 2014; ‘Gnomons’ New Museum, 2014; concurrent shows at Jan Mot, Brussels, and Dawid Radziszewski Gallery, Warsaw, 2014; Statements, Art Basel, 2013; ‘POST’, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, 2013; ‘At Night They Leave Their Century’, Chert, Berlin, 2013. He has realized projects for Frieze Projects 2016 and in 2013, he founded Porcino gallery in Berlin.

The Open Noon lectures at the IAA are free of charge and open to all. The lecture will be held in English.

Images: Let our keep our own noon, David Horvitz. Sadness at the beach, David Horvitz. Courtesy of the artist / Birt með leyfi listamannsins.

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