In Camera: A Project Series Around And About Collecting
Opening next Saturday 27 August:
Leonid Tishkov and Boris Bendikov
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
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
Friday 26 August 2011, 6pm
Accompanied by refreshments. All welcome.
DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENINGS
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
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