TIME is Love.7 @ Torrance Art Museum, California

Annabelle Boko
Aug 6, 2014 9:58AM
TORRANCE ART MUSEUM  presents TIME is Love.7 [Show 6] International video art program Curated by Kisito Assangni  23rd August  - 18th October 2014 TORRANCE ART MUSEUM 3320 Civic Center Drive Torrance, California 90503 USA
With:Amina Zoubir, Arnaud Brihay, Belle Shafir, Carlo Giuseppe Zuozo, EvaOlsson, Evelin Stermitz, Irina Gabiani, Justyna Scheuring, Laura Focarazzo, Marie-Paule Bilger, Marina Fomenko, Margarida Paiva, Nina Lassila, RahmanHak-Hagir, Robert Croma, Said Rais, Saul Levine, Sheri Wills, Simone Stoll,S/N Coalition, Sylvia Toy St-Louis, William Esdale.TIME is Love is a video art project gathering several artists, and hastraveled to major cities in the world: New York, London, Berlin, Paris,Seoul...Preoccupied with love, the project represents love stripped from itstraditional clichés and timeless idealism. Each of the artists leads aninterdisciplinary practice bringing a questioning and a criticism on asystem of relation to others which appears to us as being dying.Taking these ambivalent feelings as a starting point, the artists developtheir own language according to their sensibility and history. The selectedvideos deal with prevented communications, disturbed feelings,globalisation, memory and spirituality. As a result, each video inspiresthe viewer to question the normative understandings of relationships in theoccidental world.About the curatorKisito Assangni is a Togolese-French curator and producer who studiedphotography, art history and museology. Currently living between London,Paris and Lomé, his practice primarily focuses on psycho-geography andpost-globalisation impact on contemporary african cultures. His projectshave been shown internationally including the Whitechapel Gallery, Ben UriMuseum, London; Arnot Art Museum, New York; Malmo Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden;National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow; Motorenhalle Centre forContemporary Art, Dresden, Germany among others.Kisito has participated in symposia, talks and events at numerousinternational venues.Kisito is the founder/curator of TIME is Love Screening, Project [SFIP] -Platform for critical thinking, researching and presenting video art fromAfrica.
Annabelle Boko