Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Primary Language Screening at the The Netherlands Media Art Institute, Montevideo/Time Based Arts

Primary Language
20 January 2009
Start 20.30 hour
Entrance 3,50 (students 2,50)
Reservations info@nimk.nl

Throughout the history of video art, artists have devoted their work to the the subject of language. Particularly in the 1970s and 1980s, a number of outstanding works were produced which celebrate language and its relation to image, imagination and memory. The NIMk collection holds some of these seminal video works and later ones and presents them in a screening within the context of the current Speaking Out Loud exhibition.
The introduction will present excerpts of Freeing the Memory, 1976, by Marina Abramovic, Primarily Speaking, 1981, by Gary Hill and Studies of myself II ,1973, by Douglas Davis.
More information: www.nimk.nl/en

Netherlands Media Art Institute
Keizersgracht 264
1016 EV Amsterdam
T 020 6237101
F 020 6244423
E info@nimk.nl

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