gray) (area . Korcula ::: Old and depressive anonymous is looking for a permanent display place in some nice new art museum space

Posted by darko fritz | Sun Sep 23rd 2007 8:19 p.m.

gray) (area

space of contemporary and media art . Korcula . Croatia

. presents
. Old and depressive anonymous is looking for a permanent display
place in some nice new art museum space

. posters in public space and mail-art action

. start 21. 09 . 2007

Final event of 2007 gray) (area program is the public action 'Old and
depressive anonymous is looking for a permanent display place in some
nice new art museum space'.

gray) (area is going out of the gallery's to pubic space of printed
communication, announcing its 2008 program that will expand to the
public spaces of Korcula.

For this event a poster was displayed that reads: ‘Old and
depressive anonymous is looking for a permanent display place in some
nice new art museum space’. Cutting off words from the text an
additional series of seven posters are made that reads: 'OLD IS
NICE', 'DEPRESSIVE MUSEUM', 'ANONYMOUS PERMANENT', AND FOR A',
'LOOKING IN ART', 'DISPLAY SOME' and 'PLACE NEW SPACE'. All eight
posters were displayed around the city of Korcula, at both at the
legal public billboards and illegal advertising places where
different kind of posters are usually shown in the public spaces
(because of lack of advertising spaces in Korcula). End of the action
is when posters will be covered with new ones.

Additional mail-art action is made addressing the printed postcard
with mentioned text-design to major art museums and art institutions
around the world. Both actions were made anonymously, with no sign of
neither author's name or gray) (area. The only glue is knowledge of
artists' work or post stamp of Korcula's post office at the level of
objects and press release informations that are distributed
electronically.

Thanks to Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb for the address database
and Ministry of Culture of Croatia for supporting gray) (area 2007
program. No thanks to City of Korcula for not answering and hiding
2007 program application (that was sent in time and never answered).

More info and pictures: http://darkofritz.net/korcula/
Old_and_depressive.pdf

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gray) (area 2007 program realized
_ Slaven Tolj (Dubrovnik, CRO): Globalization + Lighter (performance)
_ Changing Climate [video art from Central Asia] . curator: Stefan
Rusu (Moldavia / Romania) . artists: Abilsait Atabekov (Kazakhstan)
Veaceslav Ahunov, (Uzbekistan), Ulan Djaparov, Alexandr Ugay
(Kazakhstan)
_ PRO.BA production (Center for contemporary art, Sarajevo) video
(post)production . selector: Dunja Blazevic . artists: Enes Zlatar i
Faruk Loncarevic
_ Josko Bace (Dubrovnik - Zagreb, CRO): Lighthouse, site-specific
installation)
_ Radioqalia (Adam Hyde, Honnor Hager, New Zeland): Radioastronomy,
sound installation, radio program, internet audio streaming
_ Gem Sqash (Adam Hyde i Ntsikelelo Ntshingila): Polar Islands, sound
performance
_ Alban Muja (Pristina, Kosovo): Free Your Mind, presented by Ana
Peraica (Split, CRO)
_ Old and depressive.., intervention in the urban space

gray) (area is an initiative by Darko Fritz . darko@darkofritz.net .
tel +385 [0] 91.5800193
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