As part of the collaboration between GMK and WHW Academy, from February 21st to the end of May 2020, 7ica will be transformed into a studio to be used by the second generation of WHW Academy participants for their own artistic explorations and public presentations.
MARÍA LUISA SANÍN PEÑA AND BIANCA HISSE: EUROPA DEL ESTE: EN ROMANCE CON LA TELENOVELA LATINOAMERICANA
28/02/2020 AT 19.00
The project takes the form of a performative installation. Drawing inspiration from Latin American telenovelas and the visual influence of cultural consumption through mass media across continents, the gallery is unfolded into a social space, a faux tropical paradise, or a cheap and exaggerated re-enactment of an imported melodrama. This space wishes to explore the similarity between processes of nostalgia and exotification: the construction of blurred narratives of the past and Otherness: other spaces, other cultures, and the comical generalizations that these (mis)constructions may generate.
EKATERINA MUROMTSEVA: HOW TO BECOME INVISIBLE, ACT 1.
16/03/2020 AT 19.30 / ON VIEW UNTIL 17/03/2020
How to become invisible, Act 1. is dedicated to cross-cultural relationships and conditions of cultural labor around the world. During the five days of painting sessions, the artist will invite participants from the local art scene to make their shadow portraits and discuss their working conditions in culture. ‘Which part of their work remains in the shadow? The artist will make an installation using the materials gathered during these sessions.
IVANA TKALČIĆ, TIN DOŽIĆ, VLAD BRĂTEANU: ITV
19/03/2020 AT 20.00 / PERFORMANCE
what is ITV?
can we see the screens?
can we sit on the pillows?
are we gonna feel comfortable in the shared experience?
how shared digital experience and hypnotic practices intersect?
can we get hypnotized?
are we gonna fall asleep?
can we hear your voice?