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Sounding the Margins: A Choir of Minor Voices

Lecture by Candice Hopkins

 

Performance by Risten Anine Gaup and Sara Marielle Gaup

 

19.00 on 14 June 2016

Small Projects, Grønnegata 23, Tromsø

A collaboration between the Norwegian Association of Curators, OCA and Small Projects

 

Free and open for all, but due to limited space, please register at info@smallprojects.no

 

Canadian curator Candice Hopkins is part of the curatorial team for the upcoming Documenta 14, which opens in Kassel in June 2017. Originally from Whitehorse, Hopkins has held curatorial positions at the Banff Centre’s Walter Phillips Gallery, Western Front in Vancouver and the National Gallery of Canada, where she co-curated the critically acclaimed 2013 exhibition Sakahán: International Indigenous Art. Hopkins was co-curator of the 2014 SITElines biennial in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and is currently chief curator at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe. Hopkins’s talk in Tromsø is entitled 'Sounding the Margins: A Choir of Minor Voices' and will include her reflections on protest, Indigenous artists and sound-based practices.

 

Photo credit: Beau Dick, Tsonokwa Mask, 2007 Red cedar, horse hair and acrylic,

78.8 × 66.1 × 35.6 cm. National Gallery of Canada

CONSTELLATED DOTS

Robel Temesgen

7. May 2016, 8pm

Exhibit runs till 22..May

 

This series of paintings on paper is an extension of Robel Temesgen's previous project– Adbar, which focuses on the embodiment of protective spirits within various elements of the natural landscape. Adbar is an Amharic term that refers to spiritual places where ritualistic performances are taking place and where offerings are made; these spiritual places also serve as a meeting point for the community.

 

Following his return to Addis Ababa after two years living in Tromsø, North Norway, it seemed only fair to Robel to contemplate and reassess the memories, time and space that formed that transitory period.

 

In that view, linking contemplative dots and repetitive yet varied shapes happened to lead the process of artistic creation.

 

Dot to image

Image to figure

Figure to body

Body to constellation

Constellated dots.

 

Robel Temesgen (b. 1987, Ethiopia) received an MFA degree at the Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Art and creative writing, in 2015, and a BFA in Painting from ASFAD, Addis Ababa University in 2010. His practice focuses on painting and encompasses elements of performance, installation, video and collaborative projects.

 

Since 2010, Temesgen is a Lecturer at the Department of Painting, Alle School of Fine Arts and Design, Addis Ababa University. His work has been exhibited in Ethiopia and internationally.

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