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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Pep Dardanyà

(Caldes d’Estrac, 1961) Pep Dardanyà is a visual artist, anthropologist and cultural administrator. He is currently director of Can Xalant, Centre for Creation and Contemporary Art. Pep Dardanyà uses video, photography and installations to create interventions that disrupt the viewer’s awareness in some way. His works initially refer us to the gaze and the nature of [...]

MORE TO LOVE: THE ART OF LIVING TOGETHER

ABOUT THE PROJECT This ArtAids project brings together twenty visual artists from Thailand and Europe, a curator, people living with HIV and those involved in the fight against Aids. The project More to Love: The Art of Living Together, which takes the Thai expression ‘Putting their heart into your heart’ as its central inspiration, aims to [...]

Gerald Van Der Kaap

Born 1959, Enschede (NL) / Works in NL The Dutch artist Van Der Kaap uses photography and video in an experimental manner and also works as a DJ and VJ. His works are well represented in Han Nefkens’ H+F Collection – several of which were included in exhibitions of works from the H+F Collection, such as [...]

ACCESS FOR ALL – THAILAND – FRANCE – THE NETHERLANDS 2004 -2006

ABOUT THE PROJECT ‘Access for All’ was the theme of the biennial International Aids Conference held in Bangkok in 2004. In conjunction with the conference, Han Nefkens and Hilde Teerlinck, then director of the CRAC Alsace in Altkirch (FR), asked each of ten artists from different countries to design a work based on this theme. The [...]

Lawrence Weiner

Born 1942, New York (US) / Works in US Lawrence Weiner was born in New York. In the late 1960s he was one of the most important exponents of Conceptual Art. Conceptual artists rebelled against the commercialisation of art and the recognition paid to the unique art object. They shifted their attention from the outward appearance [...]

Rirkrit Tiravanija

Born 1961, Buenos Aires (AR) / Works in TH/US/DE Rirkrit Tiravanija, born in Buenos Aires to Thai parents, currently lives and works in Thailand, New York and Berlin. He gained a reputation in the early 1990s with his interactive performances, which involved placing everyday activities in an artistic context. In one performance he appeared as a [...]

Opening ‘More to Love. The Art of Living Toguether’

Opening ‘More to Love. The Art of Living Toguether’ December 1st, 2009 at 6.30pm Casa Asia Palau Baró de Quadras. Av. Diagonal, 373 Barcelona An exhibition presented at Bangkok and Chiang-Mai (Thailand) in the summer of 2008. ArtAids brought together twenty European and Thai artist with people living with AIDS and others who are involved in the fight against the [...]