http://2003-2008.telic.info Arts organization Mon, 27 Oct 2008 22:17:44 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.5.1 en Soft Epic review on artforum.com http://2003-2008.telic.info/soft-epic-review-on-artforumcom.yeah http://2003-2008.telic.info/soft-epic-review-on-artforumcom.yeah#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2008 19:14:13 +0000 Sean Dockray http://2003-2008.telic.info/?p=402 [ read this review on artforum.com ]

In his 2003 documentary, Los Angeles Plays Itself, filmmaker, Cal Arts professor, and Los Angeles native Thom Andersen criticizes Hollywood cinema’s misrepresentation of the metropolis. The City of Angels, he argues, is rarely captured on film as is. The industry either splices LA into unrecognizability, converting the city into an anonymous backdrop, or denigrates it directly, at times even forcing the already much-maligned urban center to play the villain.

Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib’s ambitious video installation The Soft Epic or: Savages of the Pacific West, 2008, commits all of the filmic infractions Andersen so despises. Happily, however, the work sins in the service of critique. The Philadelphia-based duo’s five-projection panorama immerses viewers in a fiery, dystopian downtown littered with rubble and populated by wild beasts run amok. Collaged from multiple moving images, the space depicted is entirely fictional: As one scans the vista, gleaming skyscrapers give way to the charred remains of a Gothic cathedral. And yet, centered amid the carnage is a sign marking the junction of Eighth and Hill streets, an intersection in Los Angeles’s business district. Squarely casting the oft-tortured city in the role of Boschian hellscape, Hironaka and Suib create an environment so excessively apocalyptic it reads only as spectacle. In this Disneyland gone haywire, a security guard with the head of an owl stands mute, an unwitting sentinel as a lion roars from the flames of a burning sedan, a leopard and a woman mechanically perform copulation, and a human-headed pig leaps gleefully into the fray. Crows flap their wings as the sky rains debris on a miniature pope calming one of his hysterical devotees with conciliatory hugs. What sounds like breaking glass, crying animals, and discharging lasers remains faint and untraceable.

The intentional roughness of the imagery renders Hironaka and Suib’s fragmented cityscape thoroughly incredible. The edges of The Soft Epic’s visual patchwork are ragged; the colors in each of its projections have not been cleanly calibrated. Disjunctions between the work’s video and audio tracks reinforce its status as cinematic construction. Andersen might be proud. Here lies the myth of Los Angeles, laid bare.

— Sarah Kessler

]]> http://2003-2008.telic.info/soft-epic-review-on-artforumcom.yeah/feed A STATEMENT REGARDING THE FUTURE OF TELIC http://2003-2008.telic.info/a-statement-regarding-the-future-of-telic.yeah http://2003-2008.telic.info/a-statement-regarding-the-future-of-telic.yeah#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2008 06:32:23 +0000 Sean Dockray http://2003-2008.telic.info/?p=398 September 13, 2008 12:00 pm to September 27, 2008

After 5 years at 975 Chung King Road, TELIC Arts Exchange is moving to 972B Chung King Road, This move is part of a larger transformation of TELIC’s program into an underground school, a video gallery distributed around Chinatown, and a project space in Berlin.

We invite you to learn more about these changes on Saturday, September 13,our final reception at our current location. Information in the form of postcards, maps, and videos about these future initiatives will be on exhibit.

TELIC (post - October 2008)

THE PUBLIC SCHOOL

The new 972B Chung King Road space, accessible through The Alley, will be primarily occupied by the Public School. With this expansion, all exhibitions and publications will be produced through or in association with the school. At 4pm on Saturday, there will be a meeting of the free monthly class, “The Public School,” which will discuss these changes. (http://thepublicschool.org)

DISTRIBUTED GALLERY

The Distributed Gallery, opening October 3, begins as a network of four video monitors in locations in and around Chinatown’s West and Central Plazas. Monitors will be located at Fong’s, Via Cafe, Ooga Booga, and the Public School. Each month someone new will curate or create an exhibition, accompanied by a small publication. Upcoming shows include: DIY, Tom Leeser, Geoff Manaugh, Tom Moody, the Public School, Annie Shaw, James Merle Thomas, and Wendy Yao.

BERLIN

A new space, set on Brunnenstrasse in Berlin, opening in January. Gallery design by SMAQ (http://www.smaq.net)

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This evening will feature a screening of YouTube videos curated by its audience. All are invited to select their favorite YouTube clip and submit the corresponding URL address to reserve a timeslot. Entries can be reserved ahead of time via Telic’s website (see below) or in person on the night of the event. There is no limit to the number of selections any one person can make and are strictly on a first come, first served basis to the first 50 entries. (Due to the large number of videos, please try and keep your selections around 3 minutes or less!)

$5 will reserve your timeslot and automatically enters you into a raffle of prizes donated by local businesses. Winners will be announced at the end of the evening. (After you do the Google Checkout thing below, send an email to everyonesacurator -at - telic -dot- info with your selected YouTube URL).

]]> http://2003-2008.telic.info/everyones-a-curator.yeah/feed Dinner Theater installation by Katie Byron http://2003-2008.telic.info/dinner-theater-installation-by-katie-byron.yeah http://2003-2008.telic.info/dinner-theater-installation-by-katie-byron.yeah#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2008 00:50:44 +0000 Sean Dockray http://2003-2008.telic.info/?p=395 You need to upgrade or install Adobe Flash Player
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These are Katie’s photographs on flickr. We’ll upload our own soon from the performances!

]]> http://2003-2008.telic.info/dinner-theater-installation-by-katie-byron.yeah/feed SMAQ to design our BERLIN gallery http://2003-2008.telic.info/smaq-to-design-our-berlin-gallery.yeah http://2003-2008.telic.info/smaq-to-design-our-berlin-gallery.yeah#comments Fri, 04 Jul 2008 06:59:42 +0000 Sean Dockray http://2003-2008.telic.info/?p=394 Cosy Chair designed by SMAQ

After more than seven months of trying to secure the perfect location, we can announce that TELIC is starting a project in the Brunnenstraße gallery district. We are very excited and lucky to have a Berlin-based architecture, landscape, and urbanism office, named SMAQ (see Cozy Chair, above), designing the space for us. More news to come!

]]> http://2003-2008.telic.info/smaq-to-design-our-berlin-gallery.yeah/feed People Watching series begins July 3rd at 8pm http://2003-2008.telic.info/people-watching-series-begins-july-3rd-at-8pm.yeah http://2003-2008.telic.info/people-watching-series-begins-july-3rd-at-8pm.yeah#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2008 06:14:46 +0000 Sean Dockray http://2003-2008.telic.info/people-watching-series-begins-july-3rd-at-8pm.yeah People Watching is a monthly film-screening series with the goal of approaching movies for their anthropological significance, over their contribution to film history and academia. The title of each film will be a mystery until the night of the screening.

The inaugural session of People Watching will feature a classic Film Noir thriller about a serial killer. The aim of this screening is not to figure out “whodunnit”, but to ponder the notion that in 1931, in a city with a population of over 4,000,000, all its residents (though often working separately) might share the unified objective of apprehending a single criminal.

Thursday, July 3 at 8pm.
This is an outdoor screening, so dress appropriately!
Organized by Helen Cahng.

]]> http://2003-2008.telic.info/people-watching-series-begins-july-3rd-at-8pm.yeah/feed Conversations that Never Happened opening reception photos http://2003-2008.telic.info/conversations-that-never-happened-opening-reception-photos.yeah http://2003-2008.telic.info/conversations-that-never-happened-opening-reception-photos.yeah#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2008 06:25:07 +0000 Sean Dockray http://2003-2008.telic.info/?p=393 You need to upgrade or install Adobe Flash Player
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[ photos on flickr ]

]]> http://2003-2008.telic.info/conversations-that-never-happened-opening-reception-photos.yeah/feed Tamala Poljak and Anna Oxygen on KPFK http://2003-2008.telic.info/tamala-poljak-and-anna-oxygen-on-kpfk.yeah http://2003-2008.telic.info/tamala-poljak-and-anna-oxygen-on-kpfk.yeah#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2008 18:04:55 +0000 Sean Dockray http://2003-2008.telic.info/tamala-poljak-and-anna-oxygen-on-kpfk.yeah Tamala Poljak and Anna Oxygen, who have organized Conversations That Never Happened (June 28 - July19) will be on Feminist Magazine on KPFK, Wednesday, June 25 at 7pm. Among other things, they’ll be speaking about the exhibition at TELIC. We’ll try and post a recording of the program, but we can’t promise anything so listen on 90.7 (Los Angeles) or 98.7 (Santa Barbara)!

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]]> http://2003-2008.telic.info/tamala-poljak-and-anna-oxygen-on-kpfk.yeah/feed Rhizome on Rachel Mayeri’s Primate Cinema http://2003-2008.telic.info/rhizome-on-rachel-mayeris-primate-cinema.yeah http://2003-2008.telic.info/rhizome-on-rachel-mayeris-primate-cinema.yeah#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2008 17:36:11 +0000 Sean Dockray http://2003-2008.telic.info/rhizome-on-rachel-mayeris-primate-cinema.yeah Quoted in its entirety from http://rhizome.org/editorial/fp/blog.php/855

Rachel Mayeri

Humans are capable of such funny contradictions. Take, for instance, our proclivity to forget that we, too, are animals, while nonetheless looking to other primates in an effort to further study ourselves. In a video series entitled “Primate Cinema,” Rachel Mayeri dives headfirst into this often comic dilemma. Three videos in this series are currently on view at Los Angeles’ TELIC Arts Exchange, and each takes the increasingly popular primate narrative genre as its starting point to build “an observation platform for viewing the social, sexual, and political behavior of human and nonhuman primates.” In Jane Goodall and the Wild Chimpanzees we see a live performance of a classic nature documentary, developed and taped as the result of a three-week workshop at TELIC. The piece explores the documentary medium and the work it does to dramatize scenarios, despite its presumed objectivity. How to Act like an Animal also unfolded from a workshop–in this case co-led by primatologist Deborah Forster and theater director Alyssa Ravenwood. The tasks rehearsed speak to common perceptions of the primitivity of non-human animals, with the close study and re-interpretation of a nature documentary leading to the act of “hunting, killing, and sharing the meat of a colobus monkey.” An earlier video in the series, Baboons as Friends, reaches beyond the model of pure consumption and survival to explore the emotional and social lives of primates. Shot with human actors in a film noir style, the piece explores the ways in which “lust, jealousy, sex, and violence transpir[e] simultaneously in human and nonhuman worlds.” While entertaining, the videos also taxonomize and observe the field of primate studies as a model of inquiry and a classic medium of scientific thought. If anything, Mayeri’s work takes a compelling look at the evolution of a field crafted to study our own evolution.

- Marisa Olson

]]> http://2003-2008.telic.info/rhizome-on-rachel-mayeris-primate-cinema.yeah/feed The Soft Epic or; Savages of the Pacific West http://2003-2008.telic.info/the-soft-epic-or-savages-of-the-pacific-west.yeah http://2003-2008.telic.info/the-soft-epic-or-savages-of-the-pacific-west.yeah#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2008 18:33:02 +0000 Sean Dockray http://2003-2008.telic.info/the-soft-epic-or-savages-of-the-pacific-west.yeah July 26, 2008 6:00 pm to August 23, 2008

Soft Epic !!!

Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib present a monumental video and audio installation examining historical and contemporary representations of cultural anxiety, and the fluid relationship between History and Cinema–where fact and fiction collapse into each other like the folds of a drawn theater curtain.

Comprised of multiple projections and a newly commissioned surround soundtrack by Bird Show, the work synthesizes images and effects from historical panoramas, epic sci-fi and disaster films, and the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch in a fractured, dystopic cityscape dotted with eternal flames and chimeras. Across the expansive video projection, Hollywood splendor usurps mythological and historical narrative in service of political authority and social order. [ Soft Epic website ]

Sound by Ben Vida
Surround sound mix by Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib

Artist Biographies

Nadia Hironaka received her Masters of Fine Art from The Art Institute of Chicago and her Bachelors of Fine Art from The University of the Arts. Currently she resides in Philadelphia and is a professor at The Maryland Institute College of Art. Active within the community she is a supporter of local art venues and in 2007 co-founded Philadelphia’s only video gallery, Screening. She is a 2008 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts fellow and received a Pew Fellowship in the Arts in 2006, other awards include: The Leeway Foundation, Peter Stuyvessant Fish Award in Media Arts, prog:me video artist award, The Black Maria Film Festival, and The New York Short Exposition Film Festival. Her films and video installations have been exhibited internationally in: PULSAR (Venezuela), Rencontres Internationals (Paris/Berlin), The Den Haag Film and Video Festival (The Netherlands), The Center for Contemporary Arts (Kitakyushu, Japan), The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Morris Gallery, The Black Maria Film Festival, The Donnell Library (NYC), The Fabric Workshop and Museum (Philadelphia), The Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia), The Galleries at Moore College of Art (Philadelphia), and Vox Populi, (Philadelphia).

Philadelphia-based artist Matthew Suib has exhibited installations, video and audio works and photographs internationally at venues including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Kunstwerke Berlin, Mercer Union (Toronto), The Corcoran Gallery of Art (D.C.) and PS1 Contemporary Art Center (NYC). Recent exhibitions include Locally Localized Gravity at the Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia), and the 2007 Moscow Biennale. In 2007, Suib co-founded Screening, along with artist Nadia Hironaka. Screening is Philadelphia’s first gallery dedicated to the presentation of innovative and challenging works on video and film. Screening is a project devoted to expanding access to these media and exploring ways that moving image culture influences our understanding and experience of the world. Suib is also a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts fellow, and a former member of the Philadelphia artist collective Vox Populi.

This exhibition and the following events have been organized by Helen Cahng. Supported in part by The Maryland Institute College of Art, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Department of Waste Management.

PEOPLE WATCHING

Friday August 1, 8pm
$5 suggested donation

This event is part of a series offered by The Public School (http://www.publicschool.org).
People Watching is a monthly film-screening series with the goal of approaching movies for their anthropological significance, over their contribution to film history or academia. The title of each film will be kept a mystery until the night of the screening.

Although World War II is most highly represented within the war film genre, the Vietnam War is arguably the most prominently featured in films of the past 30 years. Unlike their propagandistic counterparts of WWII, Vietnam War flicks tend to represent the disillusion of the American people towards the war and what it represented. Films such as Apocalypse Now and Full Metal Jacket shocked audiences with their graphic and horrific depictions from the battlefield.

Our next screening will address the effects of war in a different light, with a film commonly categorized as a romantic comedy. This evening’s selection from 1968 is set in middle class Los Angeles where the war in Vietnam and the latent cultural anxiety it produced at home are seen not as the subject, but part of the backdrop for another story….

EVERYONE’S A CURATOR
Saturday, August 16, 7pm

This evening will feature a screening of YouTube videos curated by its audience. All are invited to select their favorite YouTube clip and submit the corresponding URL address to reserve a timeslot. Entries can be reserved ahead of time via Telic’s website or in person on the night of the event. There is no limit to the number of selections any one person can make and are strictly on a first come, first served basis to the first 50 entries. (Due to the large number of videos, please try and keep your selections around 3 minutes or less!)

$5 will reserve your timeslot and automatically enters you into a raffle of prizes donated by local businesses. The winners will be announced at the end of the evening.

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