Car where the interviews led by the
Curatorial Delegation took place.
was interviewed for
Radio For Example
by curator and writer Juan A. Gaitán
member of the Curatorial Delegation
together with Rabat’s
founder Abdellah Karroum
, organisers of "Radio
For Example, part 2: R22-Dubai
" one of the projects of this
year's Art Dubai
(see more on the fair in this previous post
). Radio For Example
consists on a temporary
nomadic recording studio in a car that will be circulating
throughout Dubai, taking people between different art
spaces, public transportation stations and homes, while conducting
a series of dialogues and interviews with artists,
curators and practitioners aimed at exploring the ways in
which individuals engage with notions of the collective
and operate within institutional frameworks.
Juan A. Gaitán holding the mic
and conducting the interview.
Privileging the active role of the listener in the construction
of knowledge, Radio 22 documents a series of
discussions carried out in different places (Morocco, Medellín and
now in Dubai) through live engagement with these specific social, geographic
and political environments.
Juan A. Gaitán and Mariana Cánepa
Luna of Latitudes arrive at the
final destination: The Pavilion Downtown, in the background Burj Khalifa, (so
far) the tallest building in the world.
Curatorial Delegation tote bag.
The Pavilion Downtown
non-profit contemporary art space in downtown Dubai, also hosted the
' curated by Paris-based gallerist Chantal Crousel
which featured 15 video works
of artists Jennifer Allora &
Guillermo Calzadilla, Melik Ohanian, Hassan Khan, Fikret Atay, Wang
Bing, Gabriel Orozco, Mona Hatoum, Anri Sala, Wolfgang Tillmans, all
represented by the French gallery.
Terrace of The Pavilion Downtown
Open cafeteria/restaurant and library
Library space. On the shelf a TV
screens Gabriel Orozco's animation "Samurai Tree Animation"
Wi-fi lovers in the library
Chantal Crousel gives an
introduction to the 'Living with video' show (17 March – 30 June
Cinema space screening the 16/9 Wang Bing's
film "Man with no name", 2009.
Gallery 2 with works by Fikret
Atay, Anri Sala, Melik Ohanian and a plasma screen with a looped
selection of the films.
A project by the Curatorial Delegatation (Juan A.
Gaitán & Abdellah Karroum)
The Pavilion Downtown Dubai
Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai
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Opening: Everyday, 10am–12am