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CONSTRUCTIVE REDUCTIVE Constructive Reductive Curated by: Dr Judith Duquemin POP Gallery, Queensland College of Art. Griffith University. Australia 381 Brunswick St. Fortitude Valley, Brisbane 4006 Dates: 24/08/20 – 07/09/20 Dr Judith Duquemin is an Australian visual artist, curator, essayist. Artists: Joseph Buis (FR), Judith Cisneros (AR), Elizabeth Day (AU), Judith Duquemin (AU), Liz Helman (UK), Gosia Koscielak (PL/US), Roland Emile Kuit & Karin Schomaker (NL), Aaron Perkins (AU), Charley Peters UK), T. Michael Stephens (US), Jon B. Thogmartin (US)
Constructive Reductive is a multi-disciplinary exhibition of contemporary, constructive art by twelve international artists whose practices include: immersive light installation; virtual reality/eco-sculpture; projective relief; painting and narratology; structural/spatial/geometric/code-defined painting; luminal, kinetic construction/photo sets; immersive drone-based sound-scape; digital drawing; sonic science, audio art and sound plastics. The exhibition is supported by the essay titled: 'Forming'.
DISCLAIMER -a curated exhibition in a pandemic 'Constructive Reductive' the exhibition was a miracle in the making. It was developed prior to and during lock down in Australia as a result of the 2020 Covid 19 pandemic. Planning was subject to much change due to the sudden impact of the virus on local, national and international relations. Email communication along with a stretched international post across six countries complete with mandatory quarantine and a compromised delivery system enabled the exhibition to proceed. Because Australia was less affected by Covid 19, Griffith University maintained their support for existing proposals scheduled for the wider community. The exhibition deserves further recognition in an art museum (with external funding that can provide audio visual, surround sound installation, virtual reality and laser light installation in addition to the inclusion of 2D & 3D works). The exhibition which was staged in the city of Brisbane (AU) was partially funded by the curator, the artists and Griffith University. Constructive Reductive. Exhibition Concept Copyright 2019 Judith Duquemin Email: Dr Judith Duquemin. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Works Slide Show # 2 - Installation View #1. Works by Judith Duquemin (AU), Charley Peters (UK), Jon Brees Thogmartin (US), T. Michael Stephens (US), Jon B. Thogmartin (US). All images copyright the artist.
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Works Slide Show #3. Liz Helman (UK), T. Michael Stephens (US), Aaron Perkins (AU), Charley Peters (UK), Karin Schomaker & Roland E. Kuit (NL). All images copyright the artist.
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view) & 5 (sections) by T. Michael Stephens (US), Liz Day (AU), Judith Cisneros (AR), Aaron Perkins (AU)
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Judith Duquemin is an Australian mid-career structural, systematic painter who creates multi-dimensional form from geometric code. Education. PhD. Univ. of Sydney. BVA (Hons. 1995) and MVA (Research 2000). Grants/Awards. 1995 Australia Council New Work Grant, 2001 Australian Postgraduate Award, 2005 Moya Dyring Studio AGNSW, Cité Internationale des Arts. 2004 Winner - Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Travelling Artist Schlp., Univ. of Sydney. 2019 Assoc. Member Art Research Center, Kansas, USA. For her PhD Judith argued within a Philosophy of Action that volition is an action of Painting. Commissions. 2016 "Thirty-Six", large-scale digital facade graphic, University of New South Wales. Commissioned by: UNSW School/Psychology. Recent solo exhibitions. 2019. Judith Duquemin -Thought Form. Grey St Gallery, Griffith Univ., Brisbane (AU). 2019. Judith Duquemin - Geometry and Place. Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, (AU). 2014 Trigonometry: Red03 Gallery, Barcelona (ES). 2011 Offspring. ParisCONCRET, Paris (FR). 2009 Judith Duquemin Sydney Design Week 09. H&D Contemp. Art Space, Sydney (AU). 2007 Sugar Cane Blonde: Univ. of Newcastle (AU). 2007 Judith Duquemin: New Work. SCA Galleries, Univ. of Sydney, (AU). 2006 Factory 49, Sydney (AU). 2006 Integity. Harrison Galleries, Sydney (AU). 2005 Bleu sur Bleu. Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris. Group exhibitions. 2020 Covimetry. Galeria BWA Ostrowiec, Swietokryzyski. PL.Curated by Mark Starel. 2021 Re: Construction. Jan Kochanowski Univ., Instit. of Fine Arts, Kielce, PL. Curated by T. Michael Stephens. 2018 The Momentum. Angus Hughes Gallery. London (UK). 2017 International Concrete, Marcela Jardon Art Gallery. Barcelona, (ES). 2017 New Modern, Saturation Point, London, UK. 2017 Mining Pyrite, Newington Armory Gallery, Sydney Olympic Park Authority. Sydney, (AU). 2017 orthogonal16, nonsofia, Sofia & Varna (BG). 2015 Clear Sight. Saturation Point at Sluice Art Fair, London (UK). 2015 From Centre. Slate Projects & Saturation Point, London, (UK). www.judithduquemin.com
Dr. Charley Peters is a London-based painter, writer on abstract painting and independent curator. She is Course Leader on MA Illustration and Visual Media at London College of Communication. Peters’ work is concerned with the spatial potential of the painted surface, on which she applies subtle variations in colour, tone and scale to construct illusionary light and structural depth. Starting from an interest in the legacy of hard-edged abstraction, her work considers the manifestation of painterly language in the context of contemporary media, where viewers experience multitudinous visual information in quick succession, often dematerialized and seen on screens. Using techniques of layering, opposition and juxtaposition as a means of exploring the materiality of paint, Peters explores the disrupted syntax of pictorial composition synonymous with our experiences of reading space, material and abstract form in the post-digital image world. Peters has exhibited work widely at an international level, showing recently at Saatchi Gallery (London), Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art (Coventry), PaintLounge at Sluice Expo 2018 (Berlin), dalla Rosa Gallery (London), Z20 Sara Zanin Gallery (Rome), Yantai Art Museum (Yantai), Art 2 (New York) and Boecker Contemporary (Heidelberg). Peters has contributed writing about painting to online and print publications that include Instantloveland, A-N, Turps Banana and Abstract Critical. She is a peer reviewer for The Journal of Contemporary Painting and an independent curator, recently curating the group exhibition Merge Visible, Contemporary British Painting through a Virtual Window for the Contemporary British Painting group. Peters completed a PhD in Fine Art Theory and Practice in 2006, which explored notions of interior space in art and its relationship to Freud’s writings on The Uncanny. https://www.arts.ac.uk/colleges/london-college-of-communication/people/charley-peters. Solo exhibitions. 2015 Charley Peters, Sluice Projects, The Hospital Club, London. 2014 Liminality, Encounter Fine Art Digital Space, London. 2013 Reduction, Public House Projects, London. 2013 In Occupation, Centre for Drawing, London. 2013 Axiom, ASC Window Space Gallery, London. Group Exhibitions 2020 Constructive Reductive, Pop Gallery, Brisbane, Australia. 2020 Perfectionism IV: A Trick of the Eye, curated by Becca Pelly-Fry for Open Art Advisory, online. 2019 Favorites, Ambacher Contemporary, Munich. 2019 Made in Britain, 82 Painters of the 21st Century, National Museum of Gdansk, Gdansk. 2018 Harder Edge, A Survey of Recent Abstraction, Saatchi Gallery, London. 2018 PaintLounge at Sluice Expo, Kühlhaus, Berlin. 2018 The New Non: New Narratives in Non-Representational Art and Abstraction Flux Factory, New York.... https://charleypeters.com
Je suis né à Saâcy Sur Marne (France) en 1955, et j’ai commencé à peindre dès l’âge de quinze ans en suivant les conseils d’artistes locaux; aussi je considère être autodidacte. En parallèle de la peinture, j’ai travaillé en tant qu’Educateur Spécialisé et Art Thérapeute auprès de personnes en difficultés, jusque l’âge de la retraite. En 2014, après avoir cessé de peindre pendant 15 années, j’ai repris mon travail de peintre faisant table rase de mes recherches passées, et peignant des toiles monochromes grises avec des lignes verticales et horizontales. Les peintures de P. Mondrian et F. Morellet furent pour moi des sources d’interrogation et de réflexion. Depuis j’ai introduit les diagonales et les couleurs, pour élargir mes travaux. Ma démarche actuelle se situe autour d’un travail structural géométrique: construit, déconstruit, composition, décomposition, peint/non-peint, avec des lignes diagonales de tension inscrites dans des perspectives planes, sur des toiles assemblées par modules pour présentation en polyptyques. Bibliographie: Revues:1992 Jean CATHELIN, à la découverte (l'iris espace n°8).1994 Jean CATHELIN, mémoire de la peinture (l'iris espace n°15) Catalogues: 1982 ARTEDER 82 -muestra internacional de obra grafica de Bilbao, 1995 SNAP-CGT -l'artiste et la transformation du monde (centenaire de la CGT 1895-1995). Collections: Publiques, Bibliothèque Municipale, La Ferté S/s Jouarre. Abbaye Notre-Dame, Jouarre Centre Benoit Frachon, Fonds d'Art Contemporain CGT, Gif S/ Yvette Collections Privées: France, Suisse, Italie, Espagne, Allemagne, Belgique, U.S.A. Parcours: Principales Expositions Personnelles: 1976 Galerie LA MANDRAGORE, Paris 1977 Abbaye NOTRE-DAME, Jouarre.1980 Bibliothèque Municipale, La Ferté S/s Jouarre. 1982 Musée des Capucins - Coulommiers 1982 Bibliothèque Municipale - La Ferté S/s Jouarre 1985 Banque SNVB - Chelles 1988 Foyer des Jeunes Travailleurs - Meaux 1994 Galerie ARTE VIVA - Levallois-Perret 2018 Galerie PARCUS - Berlin Allemagne 2019 Lycée Colbert - Lorient Principales Expositions de Groupe: 1976 Salon d’Hiver – Grand Palais Paris 1977 Salon des Surindépendants – Musée du Luxembourg Paris 1978 Les Yeux Fertiles – Musée André Planson La Ferté S/s Jouarre 1982 Arteder 82 - Bilbao Espagne.1983 Musée Briard - Saint Cyr S/ Morin 1984 Halle aux Grains - Provins.1985 Musée André Planson - La Ferté S/s. Jouarre 1988 1989 1990 Musée Henri Matisse - Creil 1995 Centenaire SNAP CGT ENSBA Paris. 1996 Centenaire SNAP CGT. Exposition tournante Lille, Marseille, Toulouse, Strasbourg, La Rochelle, Nanterre, Créteil, Bobigny 2000 Paris - Mairie XIX° 2018 Réalités Nouvelles – Parc Floral - Paris. 2018 Affordable Art Fair – Galerie PARCUS – Milan 2019 Single Work – Galerie MEDINA – Rome. 2019 Réalités Nouvelles – Parc Floral - Paris http://josephbuis.hautetfort.com
Roland Emile Kuit
Roland Emile Kuit is a sonic art pioneer who proceeded beyond the acoustic field after having studied flute at the Royal Conservatory, The Hague. He has conducted research into electronic music at the Institute of Sonology, Utrecht (1980s). At the IRCAM in Paris he experimented with new approaches to acoustic composition leading to research of physical modeling in spectral music. Kuit’s work ranges from experimental sound, architectural installations, to acoustic performances and composing for public spaces. He researches chaotic systems, sound at the atomic level, morphology and decision-making processes using algorithmic and stochastic approaches; and new models in feedback systems. His research of sound design equipment includes: Kyma Pacarana, Buchla 200, SCOPE SDK6 Max/MSP, Xite, Modular IV, Xite-1, Nord Modular, KLC MS-20, Fortran IV, NMG2, Voltage-control studio (BEA 5) Institute of Sonology, ARP2600. Selected music, sonic art - performances, exhibitions. International Festival for experimental music Sound Around Kaliningrad 2020, (NCCA Kaliningrad) Russia _MONUMENTUM, Beyond the Silence - VI Chigiana International Festival & Summer Academy Sienna, Radioarte Italia_ Constructive Reductive, 2020. POP Gallery Brisbane, Australia _FotoFest 2020 - Viga süsteemis | Error, Pärnu Linnagalerii Kunstnike Maja, Pärnu Estonia _OUA-EMF2019, Osaka University of Arts, Osaka, Japan _1° Festival Internacional de Música Contemporánea "Atemporánea " 2019 Buenos Aires, Argentina _Kulturnatt 2019: Lugna monoliter och elektroniska favoriter. Fylkingen. Stockholm, Sweden _Kontakt 2018 - Elektronmusikfestval, Norrköpings konstmuseum. Norrköping, Sweden. Lecturer - modular synthesis, electronic music and sonic art_TUMO Center for Creative Technologies, Yerevan. Armenia_Lecturer , De Montfort Univ. (KYMA International Sound Symposium 2016), Leicester. U.K._Lecturer, School of Computing. Edinburgh Napier Univ., Scotland _Lecturer, EMS Stockholm, Sweden. Selected Research/Sound Design_Kyma, Pacarana, Symbolic Sound_ARP 2500 _Buchla 200_SCOPE SDK6 Xite, Sonic Core. Selected Discography _MONUMENTUM, The Sonic Memorial for all deceased victims of epidemics, worldwide _Variables - I, AI composed music_Musica Povera Binario, Radical minimalism_SONIC FORMS, Orbits of quantum sounds for public and private spaces_Tactile Utterance, Roland Kuit & the Fama Q String Quartet for Tomas Rajlich. Selected Bibliography_NOISE and SONIC STACKING_Vault of Patterns. Author "Laboratory of Patching" the Illustrated Compendium of Modular Synthesis. Selected works Electronic, Acousmatic 2019_ aes Campanum, Bronze soundscape - World church & cathedral bells, Kyma_Variables 1 - 6, AI compositions by data mining seeds of Erik Satie - Kyma. Sltd wks. Sonic Art, Sound Sculpture 2020 MONUMENTUM, Sonic Genoms, memorial for epidemic victims across time, worldwide. 2019 SONIC FORMS - Sonic environments, orbits of quantum sound for public and private spaces 2018. Sltd. Archives, Swedish Film Institute, Stockholm, Sweden _ EMS Stockholm, Sweden _Composer at Donemus, The Hague. wwww.rolandkuit.com
Jon B. Thogmartin
Jon B. Thogmartin is an American architect and artist, Kansas City, Missouri. School - K-12 Kansas City, Missouri. Bachelor of Architecture, Kansas State University. 1960-1963. 1963-1965, Architect In Training - Shaughnessy, Bower & Grimaldi Architects - Kivett & Myers Architects, Planners, & Engineers Licensed Architect - 1968 Missouri - 1975 Iowa - 1976 Texas - 1977 California National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB 1968) Architectural Office - 1970 -1975, Collaborative: Phase One Plus - with Richard Sneary, & Ken Wilson. Partnership ELM modular housing system. (Environmental Living Modules) Published Architectural Record 1972 Dewild, Grant & Rickert Architects & Engineers - Sioux City, Iowa - 1975-1977. Assistant Department Head -Architecture Division Primarily Housing. Co-founder of Art Research Center/A.R.C. 1964-66. Exhibitions with ARC across the country in late 60's Group Show - Anonima NYC, NY 1968 Group Exhibition & Conference - New Tendency 4 - Zagreb, Yugoslavia - Boulder Colorado Art Museum -Group Show - Patterns - 1979 Architect in charge of Design - Daniel L Dworsky 1977-1167 unit Elderly Housing in Downtown Los Angeles, California - Modular & Concrete Panel System & In situ concrete-largest federally funded elderly housing West of the Mississippi. Architect in charge of Design - Maxwell Starkman - Twin Luxury condo High Rises - Westwood, California. Jon Brees Thogmartin Architects 1982-2011 - Mixed use projects, Artist in Residence projects Professor - Longview Community College & Cal State Longbeach. Organic Farmer. Artist Jon B. Thogmartin uses combinations & permutations of systems, processes & perceptions of simple forms & their variations (non-objective). Currently all work is digital.
Jon Brees Thogmartin 8830 Reche Canyon Road Colton, Ca, 92324 https://www.linkedin.com/in/jon-thogmartin-07155010
Aaron Perkins is a Brisbane-based artist whose practice draws from literature, online reportage and cryptic crosswords to explore a playful enthusiasm for written language alongside a skepticism of narrative authority through the medium of painting. Using a process of grammatic abstraction, allied with an exploration of the physical relationship between a painting and its viewer, his works oscillate between surface and interface to similarly require an oscillation between looking and reading. This tension is embedded within Perkins’ doctoral research into how fiction might be used as a method in painting to explore the enabling fictions of reality. Education. PhD candidate Queensland College of Art ("QCA"), Griffith University 2019. BFA (Hons, Class I) and recipient of the University Medal, QCA, 2018. Bachelor of Fine Art with Distinction (Painting/Art Theory), QCA, 2015-17. Exhibitions: solo/duo. Valdetta, Grey Street Gallery, South, Brisbane, September, 2020. At the still point, there the dance is, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane. February, 2020. Chronicle, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane, April, 2019. Don’t drink the milk!?, Webb Gallery, South. Brisbane (with Emmalyn Hawthorne), June, 2018. Group Exhibitions Constructive Reductive, POP Gallery, Brisbane, August, 2020. Boiling Point, The Third Quarter, Brisbane. January, 2020. Friends and Family, Daine Singer, Melbourne Nov., 2019. In the thick of it, The Third Quarter, Brisbane, October, 2019 You can lead a horse to water..., Grey Street Gallery, South Brisbane (curator), August, 2019 Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra, (Au)., July, 2019.TRACE Biennale and Art Auction, Brisbane, July, 2019. Moreton Bay Region Art Awards, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Brisbane, May, 2019. Neue Latitudes, POP Gallery, Fortitude Valley, February, 2019. On a Roll!, POP Gallery, Brisbane, November, 2018. Untitled group show, QCA, South. Brisbane, November, 2018. Monochrome & Polychrome, Aspire Gallery, Red Hill, October, 2018. Flatshare, QCA, Sth. Brisbane, November, 2017. Undergrowth, Webb Gallery, South Brisbane, February, 2017. Prizes, residencies, et cetera. Finalist/Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize in Landscape Painting, 2020. Crow's Nest Artist in Residence, Chambers Island, Maroochydore (Au), October 2020. Finalist in Sunshine Coast Art Prize, 2019. Finalist in Moreton Bay Art Prize, 2019. Outer Space x In Residence ARIs Studio Visits Program, July 2018. In Residence ARI instagram residency and interview, September, 2017. Online finalist Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, July, 2017.
Aaron Perkins is represented by Jan Manton Gallery. Brisbane. https://www.aamapepe.com/
2020. My art practice, both sonic and visual, is about place and dislocation and invariably explores this in urban environments. I was interested in the idea of making a piece that explores places and atmospheres through sounds that drift in and out of consciousness; as if on the edge of or travelling though places that could be anywhere, yet recognisable. With this, I wanted to explore concepts of long extended hypnotic sequences that are steady states with longer durations of sound, allowing for active listening. I wanted the city as a manic place with drifting field recordings of voices and transit using the drones as a suppressant to this; hence the title, Lithium City. Exhibitions, Events, Performances. 2019 Live performance Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London, part of Mercurious, with Kim L Pace and Sarah Woodfines. 2019 Performing for Corpora Aliena, IKLECTIK, London. 2019 Gardner Helman Salnikov trio, Skronk Fest, London. 2019 Performing for Kate Carr + Guests, TACO Gallery, London. 2018 Performing in Digital Voice at IKLECTIK part of Digital Culture + Gender Festival, London 2018 with Steph Horak, performing as 2H, Corpora Aliena at IKLECTIK, London 2018 sound work as part of: Violence Silence, curated by Vanya Balogh, Cello Factory, London. 2018 headlining performer. for Corpora Aliena with Bernhard Living+ Christine Webster, IKLECTIK, London. 2018 Light [Drone], a short sound piece included in res.o.nant, an installation by Mischa Kuball at the Jewish Museum, Berlin. 2017 Album launch, Daylight Dreaming, on Kohlenstoff Records, Montreal 2017. Sound work in International Concrete, Marcela Jardon Gallery, Barcelona, Spain. 2017 Debris Storm, work on wood, The Crash, A Frieze Week Collateral Show, London. 2017 Performer at IKLECTIK, London. 2017 Women in Sound, Women on Sound, lecture about work at Goldsmith’s, London. 2017 Performer with Irena Tomazin as part of ZVO.ČI.TI so.und.ing DUO CONA | institute for contemporary arts processing, Ljubjlana, Slovenia. 2016 Performing at Chelsea College of art as part of MUSLAB festival 2015 Performing with Lola de la Mata as a duo at Hundred Years Gallery, London. 2015 [en]trapped soundpiece included in Synthesis Vol 2, Urban Arts, Berlin. 2015 Album launch, The Truth Inside, on Kohlenstoff Records, Montreal. 2014 With LHDH, Southgate Studios, London 2014. Light[drone] screened at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester with LUX13. 2014 Light[drone] screened at Millennium Film Workshop, New York with LUX13. 2014 Light [drone] screened at LAB Film Festival @ Hackney Wicked. 2014 New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival. 2013 Parallel Moment, tAd Gallery, Denton, Texas, USA. 2013 New release from Liz Helman and Bernhard Living: Home + Remix Curated Shows. 2012 Young Photographers Alliance Mentoring Scheme; mentor and co-curator. 2012 Facing You, photography exhibition for Fringe! Gay Film Fest, London. 2003 Before.After. Now – Visions of Iraq. Art from Iraq. 2003 Published photography in French magazine BILBOK. http://lizhelmanworks.com
Judith R. Cisneros. Argentina. DNI 14.751.571 Professor of Fine Arts. University of Buenos Aires. "Matter and energy change the geometry of space... light is matter and energy. To sculpt a beam of light, I take the materiality of light as expressive concrete mass to be sculpted and shapes to communicate its own essence, creating luminous volumes, perceptually visible but ethereal, transparent and intangible ...light objects in the space with volume and identity...objects that can be passed through, by the body, that integrate us to its atmosphere, changing in quality, color and definition; stimulating perception". Professional artist 1987 - present (35 years). Member of A.R.C.(Art Research Center of Constructive Art) Kansas Mo, USA. Member of CHELA, Latin American Experimental Hypermedia Center, Argentina. Secretary, Director of Culture. Ecoconciencia Foundation. Jan 1996 - present. Education: Prilidiano Pueyrredón Superior School of Fine Arts 1984-1987. University of Buenos Aires. Awards. "Woman of the Year in Culture", awarded by the Press and Broadcasting Center, Peru, for work performed as Director of the Ministry of Culture, Cultural Heritage and Tourism, Peru. Exhibitions of Art, Painting, Sculpture in Argentina, Australia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Greece, France, Saudi Arabia. Exhibitions (recent). Constructive Reductive, POP Gallery, Griffith University. Brisbane, Australia, 2020. Potestade da Luz, Fortaleza, Brasil. November, 2019. Eulogy of Light, National Gallery of Fine Arts, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic March, 2020. Ilhuicac Tlanenextli, Resplandor del Kielo, Anahuacalli Museum of Diego Rivera & Frida Khalo, Coyoacán, Mexico, November, 2020. A.R.C. 50TH ANNIVERSARY Celebrations: "10/2016-10/2021. Events, Exhibitions, Tours (2017-2020)". FUTURE. The Temple, Musa Museum, Guadalajara, Mexico. February, 2021. SL Gallery, New York, April, 2021. Solo Exhibitions: Chesed, the tree of the desires. Museum of UBA, Bs. As. Argentina 2018. Formas a la luz. Sin Reservas. Museum of Fine Arts, Tucumán. Argentina, 2018. Umbral, Intervention Mural, Museum of National University of Art, Argentina Bs. As. 2018. Olympus: The highest among the high, the luminous. Museum of Cárcova- National University of Arts, Argentina Bs. As. 2017. Performance, The Flight of Victory, Museum of Cárcova- National University of Arts, Argentina Bs. As. 2017. Performance, The Awakening of the River Cephiso, Museum of Cárcova, National University of Arts, Argentina Bs. As. 2017. Tower of Freedom, Site specific Intervention with Light and Sound. “Torre Ader” Bs. As. Argentina, 2017. Momentum, the Substance of The Light. Museum BAPRO, Bs. As. Argentina, 2017. Centro hipermediático experiment al Latinoamericano, Argentina, 2016. Fundación Cassará, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2014. Geometry, Base of Humanity. Galería Embajada de Perú en Riad, Arabia Saudita, 2013. Geometry of The Light. Galería Embajada del Perú en Atenas, 2011. Geometría y Espacio. Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Lima Perú, 2008. Transparencias Geométricas, CentroCultural Goethe, Bs. As. Argentina, 2006. “Síntesis de Luz”. Galería, Embajada de Perú en París, Francia, 2002. Centro Cultural “Salón del Pueblo” Cuenca, Ecuador 1997. Instituto cultural de providencia, Santiago de Chile, 1994. https://www.judithcisneros.com/
T. Michael Stephens
T. Michael Stephens is an American Constructive artist, planner, designer, writer. Education. Master's Equivalent Theatrical Design/Creative Writing, Art - Architecture History - Theory 1959 - 1964 The University of Kansas (and several other institutions) First, an abstract, geometric painter-relief constructions: shaped, kinetic canvases. Suspended, free-moving constructions: metal, plastics, mesh, shaped, acrylic, chromed brass, steel, glass. Pronounced "..true Constructivist" by Naum Gabo 1965. Co-founder-Co-op Gallery: New Center US Art KCMO '62-63/. Met R. Buckminister Fuller, Univ. of Kansas '64. Lecture series - Mid West US '64-67. Exhibition & Lecturing, William Jewell College, Jewish Community Center, NWMSU '64-66. Met architect Jon Brees Thogmartin 64-66 and co-founded Art Research Center Group 1966; toured, met international artists/groups (Nth. Am. '64-67). Exhibited A.R.C.Group, KC Area, Toronto, Montreal, Boston, New York '67-68. Computerized works (HP MF, '67-69. NT4 Zagreb.Artist, Speaker-Group; toured Europe visiting artists/groups 1969 and after NT5 Zagreb 1973. Electric Gallery Toronto "Mined Warps" solo 1974, "The Line" '76; "Mined Warps II" Whittington Gallery '79; "Layers of Space" Batz- Lawrence Gallery '83. Solo/group exhibitions - Madrid '89, San Francisco '91, N'lnds' 92, Napa Ca '93/'94, Winfield Ks '98, Berkeley/Vallejo Ca '98. 'Millennial Artist' (Solo Exhibition/Installation's) City Arts Tulsa 2000; PhotoSpiva National Photography 4' photograms' '06; NT&BIT INTNL (8 works,3 acquired, slides, texts, graphics) ZKM Center ArtMd., Karlsruhe '08-10/MIT Bk'10-12; et al... Rep. by Cercle et Carre Gallery CA. 2-4D Nat./Int. works: private, public, corporations, institutions, museums collections, commissions, installations, architectonic works - public, theatre, photography, teaching, writing, designing, lecturing, group activity. Recent activity: See link: http://www.tmichaelstephensconstructart.com/
Karin Schomaker: Tuning in with the work of Roland Kuit I designed maquettes from waste materials. In order to create what I had in mind I had to bring the material to another level via photography and photo editing. The character and essence of each maquette or it's detail has been brought forward by leaving out color. Each environment is supposed to be a concept of space and light: An experience as such, and designed to fit in the sound composition. Biography Karin Schomaker Visual artist, Multi Media Designer. At a very young age, Karin Schomaker was fascinated by the 'build environment': Architecture. Later, in photography she captured what caught her the most through the selection of detail and element - lifting them out of their original context and exploring the newly created elements. More recently Karin had the opportunity to bring abstract photography to a new level via visuals. This offered her the opportunity to explore in new ways her never ending experiments. The visuals that interact with sound add a new dimension of time. This may result in an exciting scenery of evolving forms open structures and grids as well as semi-transparent, colored and curved walls. How much randomness can a structure bare and still tell what is to be told? At which point does a diffuse form turns into ‘noise'?What does the subtle difference between surface and texture mean in terms of tactility? This is all paving the way to a new language. Education: Art History-History of Modern Architecture at University of Utrecht. 1989 University of Utrecht: Les Villes Nouvelles de Paris - master/doctoral workshop study with the architect Rem Koolhaas: Interdisciplinary (Art History, Sociology, Urban design etc). University of Utrecht: Art History / History of modern architecture. Publication Michiel Brinkman, 1873 -1925 K. Schomaker, E. B. F. Pey, J. P. Baeten, T. Boersma, C. Curré, D. C. Segaar-Höweler Stichting Bonas, 1995. Graphic photo design. Since 2011 - co-operation with the composer Roland Kuit: Abstract and photography based visuals that interact with sound. Events. 2018 Yerevan Armenia - Tumo Centre for Creative Technologies/ ICAE. 2018 - Metro Project (assistant) 2016 - Montfort University, Leicester UK - Kyma International Sound Symposium - Visuals for 'Gruis / Grit' by Roland Kuit, composer. 2016 KISS 2016: Emergence. Lecture The relation between art & sound, Roland Kuit and Karin Schomaker. 2016 Festival Internacional de Música Experimental en Vallecas, Sonikas XIV. 2016 At Ars Aemula Naturae, Leiden - solo expo Tineke Porck - Performance with Roland Kuit, composer. Visuals and sound. 2016 Galerie Bos Fine Art Utrecht NL - Visuals for: 'algebra as a metaphor for poetry' by Roland Kuit, composer. 2016 Central Library The Hague, NL. Visuals for: 'algebra as a metaphor for poetry' by Roland Kuit, composer. www.rolandkuit.com
Dr. Elizabeth Day. Sydney Australia. Education 2009–2013 Doctorate of Creative Arts, Department of Writing and Society, University of Western Sydney. 2002–2004 Master of Arts Administration, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales.1994–1997 Master of Fine Arts. Elizabeth Day is a visual artist and arts facilitator whose career spans more than 30 years. She maintains a studio practice in Sydney, NSW, and Bruny Island, Tasmania (AU). “Creatively, Day’s work has been at the forefront of developments in feminist art practice, as it has engaged with issues of transportation, colonisation, migration, exile, and adaptation through practices of creating networks and histories: tracing traumas and sketching survivals. “Day’s work cultivates an alternative ecology founded on the ethics of care and generosity, an ethics that aspires to honour the equivalence of all things, and through that non-hierarchical acceptance, attempts to make amends for injuries both personal and historical.” Peter Hutchings, Discontinued Narratives: Elizabeth Day. 2017. Elizabeth Day is currently researching “Working in the Trouble”, a new doctoral project at Deakin University. This research will develop a theoretical framework for 6-7 inter-related projects that Day has developed since 2013. Solo Exhibitions 2020 Facing the Dark, Articulate, Sydney. 2019 Invisible Words - Invisible Worlds, Articulate, Sydney. 2018 Abstraction, Abjection, Activism: The Fragility of Goodness, Moonah Arts Centre, TAS. 2017 Invisible Words - Invisible Worlds, Parramatta Justice Precinct, The Big Anxiety Festival, curated by Claire Taylor. 2011 The Law Is Not Always Just, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney. 2010 Liverpool/Liverpool, the skin of translation, Casula Powerhouse, Liverpool NSW and Dickens Gallery, St. Georges Hall, Liverpool UK (presented as part of the Liverpool Biennial). 2009 Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney. 2006 Cologne Art Fair (Conny Dietzschold Gallery). 2005 The Unravelling of Form and The Fragility of Goodness, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney. 2004 Sunburn, K3, Hamburg, Germany, curated by Anita Fricek. The Spat Out Ones, MOP Gallery, Sydney. Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Cologne. Notes on the castle, Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney, with catalog notes by Ann Finigan. Group Exhibitions. 2020 Constructive Reductive, POP Gallery, Brisbane. Hauswerk, McClelland Gallery, Melbourne. Older Than Language, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart. 2019 Currently developing work for Crime Scene, Longford Town Hall, Longford, TAS (presented as part of Ten Days on the Island arts festival), with Anna Gibbs, Julie Gough and Noelene Lucas. Haus Werk, McClelland Gallery, Melbourne, curated by Jane O’Neill (an exhibition revisiting the influences of the Bauhaus in Australia). 2018 Crossfires, Articulate, Sydney, curated by Barbara Halnan. Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney. 2011–2018 The Longford Project, Longford Town Hall, Longford, TAS (Ten Days on the Island arts festival, Longford, TAS), with Anna Gibbs, Julie Gough and Noelene Lucas. https://elizabeth-day.com/
Gosia Koscielak Studio & Gallery (PL/US) President MEK Design Studio, Inc. Education. 1994 MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA. Major: Time Arts (Multimedia). 1992 Adjunct Professor (equivalent of PhD). 1987 MFA, Academy of Fine Arts, Wroclaw, Poland. Major: Commercial Ceramic Design. 1986 MFA, Academy of Fine Arts, Wroclaw, Poland. Major: Graphic Design. Fellowships 1992-94 Fulbright Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois. 1989 Polish Ministry of Culture Fellowship. Awards. The Field Museum Millennium Projects: Sounds from the Vault, a Winner Exhibition. In 2000 (Gold) awarded by The Media and Technology Standing Professional Committee of the American Association of Museums (AAM). 2000 Muse Awards, AAM Conference Baltimore, Maryland. Member of the lighting design team. My project Virtual Unism realizes and extends Unist theories created by Katarzyna Kobro and Wladyslaw Strzeminski, two early XX Century art pioneers. In their book Space Compositions: Space – time Rhythm and Its Calculations from 1931, they described the mathematics of the open spatial compositions in terms of an 8:5 ratio which lead to their Unism theory. This model evolves from the natural harmonic proportion, found in nature. Kobro used the golden section, coming from Pythagorean theory and Fibonacci sequence of natural numbers and was interested in the process of creating arts towards nature using technology as wells as addressing the bio-mechanical architecture of the human body. In Kobro’s theory a human body movement in space and time creates the form, the sculpture. “Virtual Unism” shows how virtual reality could create the same forms in the infinity, and how Kobro’s theory can be translated and interpreted in virtual space. Solo Exhibitions. 2007 The Sweet Hereafter curated by Raul Zamudio, The LAB Gallery, New York, USA 2005 Eco-social Sculptures, Pool Art Fair, NewYork, USA. Eco-social Sculptures, Chicago Arts District Exhibitions, Open House, Chicago, USA. Artist Space exhibition, NOVA, Young Art Fair, Chicago, USA.1997 Installation Gaps in Memory, The Polish Museum of America, Chicago USA.1995 Gaps in Memory & Extrapolations, UALR, The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Gallery 2, USA. 1993 Gaps in Memory, Mindy Oh Gallery, Chicago, USA. The New Pier Show, Chicago, USA. Between, ARC Gallery, Chicago, USA. Gaps in Memory, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, USA. Identity-Identification; The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA. Europe, performance, Wooden Gallery, Chicago, USA Konstruktiv und Konkret, Kleine Galerie, Ilmenau, Germany 1991 Vacuum, BWA Maly Salon, Wroclaw, Poland Balance, Miejska Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland. Micro Hall Art Center, Edewecht - Oldenburg, Germany 1990 Energy of Space, SBWA, Wroclaw, Poland Sculpture "Kitchen", Warsaw, Poland. Concealed Energy, Gallery Entropia, Wroclaw, Poland Exposed Energy, Museum of Architecture, Wroclaw, Poland 1988 Stimulation of Space 2, ON Gallery, Poznan, Poland Inscrizione Verticale, Artestudio, Pontenossa - Bergamo, Italy. Ephemeral Installation, Young Artists Symposium, Contemporary Theatre, Wroclaw, Poland. Ephemeral Installation, Gallery of Action, Warsaw, Poland. Exhibition Vacuum, BWA Maly Salon, Wroclaw, Poland. https://www.gosiakoscielak.info/
Sponsors Constructive Reductive
Art Research Center & T. Michael Stephens (advice and
Queensland College of Art - Griffith University
Aaron Perkins (installation/de-installation and transport)
Kahli Budd (installation
Wayne Miller (audio visual installation)
Queensland College of Art
Alan Cholodenko (supporting essay/Elizabeth Day)
Duquemin (audio visual support)
Karin Schomaker, Roland Emile Kuit, Gosia Koscielak, Aaron Perkins, T. Michael Stephens (advertising)
Nicola Holly (gallery administration and gallery sitting)
Produced by: JuQue
Art Research Center Also: A.R.C., Art Research Center Group/A.R.C.Group A.R.C. Group both historically and contemporaneously always a core of A.R.C. cadre/collective of 5-30 members, associates, advisors: artists, theoreticians,
designers, architects, writers, composers, musicians, performers, scientists, technicians, et'al... or combinations thereof; who were/are directed toward particular perceptual experiments and educational events, exhibitions, symposia, performance/presentation
demonstrative of structural and abstract creative principles, models: exemplars; producing aesthetic objects, events for individual & public participation. Members Late/Early. Dr Judith Duquemin (AU), John Aslanidis (AU), Alexandra Roozen (NL), Barbara Holler (AT), Gerda Krumer (NL), Paul Cremeux (US), Roland Kuit (NL), Karin Schomaker (NL), Anna-Maria Bogner (AT), Prof. Judith Cisneros (AR), Amarie
Bergman (AU), Gosia Koscielak (PL), Prof. Lief Brush (US), Prof. Rebecca B. Alston (US), Jay Mandville (US), Elizabeth Willmot (US), Jay Heuser (US), Richard Kostelanetz (US), Prof/Dr Herbert W Franke & Susanne Paech (DE), Perrin Blackman & Prof Robert
L. Blackman (US), Bob Scagliotti (US), T. Michael Stephens (US), Jon Brees Thogmartin (US). https://vivaarc.wixsite.com/artresearchcenter/participants. As
part of our A.R.C. 50TH + ANNIVERSARY Celebrations (2016 – 2020) consider this Exhibition Proposal which includes a series of national and international Exhibitions, Tours, Lectures, Performance, Presentations and Symposia. The Art Research Center, Coordinated by T. Michael Stephens, is an independent not-for-profit Organization in Kansas City, Missouri/Midwest Area, USA. http://www.artresearchcentergroup.org/ Co-ordinator T. Michael Stephens Phone - 010-620-429-1529 Email: email@example.com Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/t-michael-stephens-4b496556