29.06.2022: BMW is patron of Rencontres d’Arles for 13 consecutive years.
BMW presents the primary version of BMW ART MAKERS in cooperation with Rencontres d’Arles, the main pageant for images: successful duo of this system artist Arash Hanaei and curator
BMW is patron of Rencontres d’Arles for 13 consecutive years.
BMW presents the primary version of BMW ART MAKERS in cooperation with Rencontres d’Arles, the main pageant for images: successful duo of this system artist Arash Hanaei and curator Morad Montazami exhibit their venture “Suburban Hauntology”.
Supporting a duo fashioned by an rising artist and a curator, providing them analysis and manufacturing assist and visibility to professionals and most of the people, is on the coronary heart of the BMW ART MAKERS program, which presents this yr: “Suburban Hauntology” by the artist Arash Hanaei and the curator Morad Montazami, first successful duo of BMW ART MAKERS.
The set up “Suburban Hauntology” proposes to rethink our relationship to types of utopian structure from the 1960-70s, and the peripheral ecosystems of the suburbs that welcome them, by immersing them within the digital world of the Metaverse and augmented actuality.
In response to the duo, it’s “an revolutionary set up venture, taking a look at poetics and politics of spectatorship and its emancipation in an period of picture seize, huge knowledge and algorithmic warfare”.
This work is made up of nonetheless and transferring laptop photos, evoking the digital tradition via which architectural ghosts move of suburban structure from the 1960-70s, that we now not watch, however which is a part of our unconscious. Destined to be destroyed, this structure is progressively being erased from the suburban reminiscence in favor of a post-internet reminiscence proposing new modalities and “types of life”.
Furthermore, the Metaverse claims an “augmented” archaeology of the types of the previous, it thus finds a speculative double, a ghost mirror of its standardized landscapes within the suburban house; and the suburbs discover within the Metaverse a time machine, the sudden, maybe indecipherable extension of its vanished utopias.
The venture shall be exhibited for the primary time at Rencontres d’Arles,
Cloître Saint-Trophime, place de la République, Arles
From July 4 to September 25, 2022.
With the assist of BenQ France – UHDLQ953ST laser projector
About BMW ART MAKERS
BMW ART MAKERS is a program supporting experimental and visible artwork to see in another way. Devoted to rising creation within the discipline of visible arts and modern image-making, the BMW ART MAKERS program affords a grant to an artist-curator duo – €10.000 to the artist and €8.000 to the curator – in addition to a price range for analysis and manufacturing, resulting in the completion of a visible artwork venture.
Two brains are higher than one. This partnership attracts on the power of a powerful, like-minded duo to generate the belief and aggressive spirit required for finishing a serious venture from the preliminary thought to the tip work. The curator is simply as essential because the artist when it comes to implementing an inventive venture and guaranteeing a concrete piece of labor outcomes from it.
Alongside the artist, the curator will carry out the function of creative director, scenographer, and designer, guaranteeing that the venture is accomplished to the creative requirements, time-frame and price range specified within the name for purposes.
“The human-machine relationship, creativity and innovation, assist and dedication are all key BMW Group values. In these unpredictable instances, the BMW ART MAKERS program speaks for itself: this artist-curator duo opens an emotional dialog with our society and takes an alternate look via experimentation.
We will not wait to see the implementation of Arash Hanaei and Morad Montazami’s venture on the post-urban and post-internet period this summer season in Arles”, says Maryse Bataillard, Head of Company Communication and CSR, BMW Group France, BMW Group France.
Arash Hanaei and Morad Montazami state: “As winners of the 2022 BMW ART MAKERS program, we’re honored by the belief positioned in us to efficiently create an revolutionary set up that proposes poetry and a visible coverage that considers the spectator’s emancipation, in an period of picture ‘seize’, huge knowledge and algorithmic warfare, we’re excited to current it in Arles”.
BMW is dedicated to feminine skills by supporting the Prix de la Photograph Madame Figaro – Arles since its creation.
Range, and naturally girls, are the important thing to success, to the enrichment of society, to revolutionary and dedicated visions. Via their innovations, technical improvements, audacity and spectacular successes behind the wheel, girls have made a big contribution to automotive fascination all through historical past.
Accomplice because the creation of the prize in 2016, BMW Group is dedicated to bringing them again to gentle within the automotive trade in addition to in all of the artistic and societal fields it helps, together with images.
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