Universo vídeo. La Magia de las Imágenes Panel Discussion on Collecting and Video
12
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As part of the exhibition Universo vídeo. La Magia de las Imágenes
Louidgi Beltrame. Cinelandia, 2012
Universo vídeo. La Magia de las Imágenes International Museum Day 2014
17
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18
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LABoral has prepared programme of free activities on the occasion of the celebration of International Museum Day
Image for International Museum Day 2014. ICOM
Universo vídeo. La Magia de las Imágenes Cinelândia, 2012
Super-8 transferred to HD, 30’30”
Still Cinelândia
Universo vídeo. La Magia de las Imágenes Elaboración de cuarenta piezas rectangulares para la construcción de un piso, 2008
Video, 5’20’’
Still Elaboración de cuarenta piezas rectangulares para la construcción de un piso
Universo vídeo. La Magia de las Imágenes
11
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2014
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A selection of works from the collection Jean-Conrad and Isabelle Lemaître
Still of "Reads like the paper, Group I" Patricia Esquivias

Universo vídeo. La Magia de las Imágenes

A selection of works from the collection Jean-Conrad and Isabelle Lemaître

11
Apr
2014
1
Jul
2014
Venue: LABoral Centro de Arte
Universo vídeo. La Magia de las Imágenes

Still of "Reads like the paper, Group I" Patricia Esquivias

Since the beginning of time, the image has been associated with magic. Long before the notions of art or the artistic were invented, the wall paintings that still daub caves like Altamira and Chauvet amounted to a pre-scientific endeavour to grasp the unknown, a form of mediation with ritual pigments, a liturgy between early man and his surrounding environs.

Nowadays scientific thought is concerned with finding meaning in the behaviour of the cosmos, and to this end it transforms knowledge into images. Ranging from the infographics that show us the behaviour of atoms and X-rays, not forgetting photos of the universe taken from telescopes and the global flow of data, one comes away with the feeling that there is no access to knowledge if it is not through visualisation.

This selection of videos from the Lemaître Collection rethinks the role of the image in the construction of our relationship with reality, through a reflection on the very medium itself, in other words, its logic and the technology it articulates in its social dimension. Caught between illusion and the objective and mechanical recording of space and time, these twelve video pieces construct a constellation of approaches to the central role of images in our everyday life.

Curator: Benjamin Weil
Assistant Curator: Alfredo Aracil

Artists:
Pablo Accinelli, Yto Barrada, Louidgi Beltrame, Patricia Esquivias, Maïder Fortuné, Beatrice Gibson, Emily Jacir, Adrián Melis, Zhenchen Liu, Jean-Michel Pancin, Moussa Sarr, Mika Rottenberg


Opening Friday, April 11 at 19:30

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