In Camera: A Project Series Around And About Collecting

Published: Fri 19 Aug 2011 10:31 AM
In Camera: A Project Series Around And About Collecting
Part 3
Opening next Saturday 27 August:
Leonid Tishkov and Boris Bendikov
Private Moon
Utilising humour, satire and poetic tenderness, Moscow-based artists Leonid Tishkov and Boris Bendikov provide poignant insights into the human condition, particularly the relationship between personal will and state control as experienced in Soviet Russia. This exhibition presents their most recent series of large-scale colour photographs. Each depicts an intimate and evolving relationship between a man and his Private Moon.
Exhibition organised by Marcus Williams, Unitec, Auckland.
27 August-2 October 2011
Critic's talk:
Claudia Arozqueta on contemporary Russian video art
Sharing her knowledge of contemporary art in Moscow, art writer and curator Claudia Arozqueta will place the photographic work of Leonid Tishkov and Boris Bendikov in context by presenting a screening of recent video art from Russia. Opening event for the exhibition Private Moon, part 3 of in camera: a project series around and about collecting.
Friday 26 August 2011, 6pm
Accompanied by refreshments. All welcome.
Screening 2.4: Ydessa, Les Ours et etc, dir. Agnes Varda, 2000. 44 mins.
Tuesday 23 August 2011, 12 noon
Kirk Gallery, Adam Art Gallery
FREE entry
Ydessa Hendeles' exhibition entitled The Living and the Artificial-consisting of works of art all comprising a photograph of people in the company of teddy bears-puzzled Agnès Varda so much that she decided to go to Toronto where the artist lives and interview her. In front of Agnes Varda's camera, Ydessa gives reason for her unique artistic approach.

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