In Search of Global Poetry: Videos from the Han Nefkens Collection (QUITO)

IN SEARCH OF GLOBAL POETRY: videos from the Han Nefkens collection, is the name of the exhibition to be inaugurated at Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Quito, on July 28 at 7:00 PM. The show presents a selection of 13 videos drom different artists in the world, works that were collected by Han Nefkens, a well-known Dutch collector and writer, who began building his reserve in 2000 and has worked selectively with art museums and other institutions around the world to exhibit it.
During the inauguration there will be an introduction by Felipe Rodríguez, President of the Han Nefkens Foundation,  by the curator Hilde Teerlinck, who will introduce the exhibition and a few words by Han Nefkens, collector and Dutch writer.
The artists participating in this exhibition offer different stories, mixing real life and fiction, meaning and sensitivity. These works express the recognition, thought and experimentation of its authors in relation to art and new media in the era of digital technology.
The artists come from Iran, Switzerland, Lithuania, Albania, United States, Algeria, Spain, South Africa, China, among others. His works provide a global cultural vision and allow us to clearly understand the ways in which the visual language of video art is used to express transcendental and poetic attitudes, points of view and discursiveness in relation to art and life.
 
 
Artists: Adel Abdessemed, Anri Sala, Arash Nassiri, Barbara Sanchez Barroso, Deimantas Narkevicius, Fabien Rigobert, Gerald Van Der Kaap, Pipilotti Rist, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Shirin Neshat, Sojung Jun, Zhou Tao, Zwelethu Mthethwa.
Curators: Hilde Teerlinck, Feng Boyi, Gou Xianxu, Eduardo Carrera R.
Organizer: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Quito.
Co-organizer: Han Nefkens Foundation, Barcelona

 

DATA SHEET

In Search of Global Poetry. Videos from the Han Nefkens Collection

Opening: 28.07.2017

Artists: Adel Abdessemed, Anri Sala, Arash Nassiri, Barbara Sanchez Barroso, Deimantas Narkevicius, Fabien Rigobert, Gerald Van Der Kaap, Pipilotti Rist, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Shirin Neshat, Sojung Jun, Zhou Tao, Zwelethu Mthethwa.
Curators: Hilde Teerlinck, Feng Boyi, Gou Xianxu, Eduardo Carrera R.
Organizer: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Quito.
Co-organizer: Han Nefkens Foundation, Barcelona