17.10.2006

Cold, Cold Heart: Video & Performance Art

The Courtauld Institute of Art's East Wing Collection is pleased to present Cold, Cold Heart, a weekend of video and performance art from Nordic countries at the Courtauld Institute and Somerset House, 20-22 October.

Cold, Cold Heart will showcase work by established and rising artists from Nordic countries, Russia and the UK, all sharing a distinctly northern vision. This event will include a half-day conference in the Courtauld Institute of Art Research Forum with artists, museum curators and academics, followed by the opening of Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson's three-day performance Satan is Real, and screenings of film and video works staged for the first time in all parts of this historic building.

Click here for conference ticket information or send an email to researchforum@courtauld.ac.uk for further information.

Speakers at the conference include participating artists Antti Laitinen (Finland), Ragnar Kjartansson (Iceland); also Caroline Corbetta (curator of 2004 Momentum Biennale) and Sarah Wilson (Courtauld Institute of Art)


Location: Research Forum South Room, Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN

 


Following the conference, Ragnar Kjartansson's three-day performance Satan is Real, and screenings of film and video works will be staged in all parts of this historic building. Other participating artists include Mattias Akerfelt (Sweden), Olga Chernysheva (Russia), Jesper Just (Denmark), Antti Laitinen (Finland), Elena Nasanen (Finland), Torbjorn Rodland (Norway), Richard T. Walker (UK).

Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 October 2006

10.00 - 18.00

Location: Courtauld Institute of Art and Somerset House Stamp Stair and Lecture Theatre, Strand, London WC2R 0RN. Click here for a map.

 


The event is organised by Nick Dubois (Courtauld Institute of Art) in collaboration with White Space Gallery. For further info contact events@eastwingcollection.org.uk.

 





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