February 5, 2013

Salon: Jan Lesák and Law Man Lok

Jan Lesák will present his work The Case for a Rookie and his upcoming two projects, which will be completed during his residency at ISCP. Lesak will discuss the principles and mechanisms which he applies to his work and introduce the topic of his doctoral dissertation.

Law Man Lok will discuss his current works, which attempt to reconcile his existence as an individual with the surrounding environment. He will also present Wooferten, a community-based art space that he co-founded in Hong Kong.

Participating Residents

January 22, 2013

Salon: Moussa Kone and Karen Elaine Spencer

Moussa Kone will discuss his project Places to Recall, which expands on his interest in the stage as much as drawing and exhibitions. Kone will speak about this series of drawings and objects that deal with the relationship between art and its audience.

Karen Elaine Spencer will share how her current project hey! mike engenders productive failure within the context of the artist being a guest in a country not her own. She will explore how the artist residency “performs” the artist, how failure opens into art, and how words betray the speaker.

January 15, 2013

Salon: Francisco Montoya Cázarez and Heldi Pema

Francisco Montoya Cázarez will present some of his recent video works where he explores through different actions and objects the possibility to confront the memory of a specific place, people or image that can be transformed into a regenerative process.

Heldi Pema will present his latest work which deals with cultural and territorial issues. He will discuss his creative process as well as his relationship to the media he employs.