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01 May 2018

Punainen Toukokuu/Red May is a celebratory exhibition, simultaneous with Vappu at Alkovi in the neighborhood of Kallio. Kino Club and Reading Group are collaborating on a public performance for the opening of the exhibition. The performance will involve music and video screening followed by serving soup to the public. This will be the second year in which Red May exhibition happens in Alkovi.

The exhibition is supported by Kuvataideakatemia

#1 SEMAPHORE – Flatchestedmama
#2 SCREENINGS – Kasra Rahmanian
#3 WHY DON’T YOU SPEAK FINNISH? – Fatmir Mustafa-Karllo
#5 GO BACK GO LEFT – Arash Akhlaqi
#8 CHINOISE2018 – Jani A. Purhonen
#9 THE COST OF PRIVACY – Jessica Escobar
#10 61217 – Verneri Salonen
#11 ??? – Jo Kjaergaard
#12 PERUNA SAARI. KANAVA – Sashapasha
#13 RED PRESENCE – Esther Planas

02 Feb 2018
Please join us at Raven Row next 2 Feb 2018!! An evening of performances, readings and screenings to consolidate the protest at Bowater House against Taylor Wimpey’s Denizen Development. With the participation of: Mark Aerial Waller, Stewart Home, Lloyd Corporation in collaboration with Nina Wakeford, Tom McCarthy, Anna Minton, Katrina Palmer, Chris Petit, Esther Planas, Bill Parry-Davies, Iain Sinclair, Claire Louise Staunton and students from Goldsmiths MA Visual Sociology.

There will be an exhibition and sale of artwork related to the protest. Including contributions by Anthony Auerbach, Rut Blees Luxemburg, Zoe Brown, Justin Coombes, Sarah Dobai, Chris Dorley-Brown, Katherine Fawcett, Arturo Soto Gutierrez and Eva Stenram. All proceeds from the sale will go towards the campaign.

Further details will follow.

01 Jan 2018 performing borders conversations on live art | crossings | europe conversation with
Esther Planas

05October/30December/ Spectres of Modernism:Artists Against Overdevelopment/++“A spectre is haunting the cynical overdevelopment that characterises London’s buy to leave property boom, the spectre of modernism!” #savegoldenlane. Curated by Clare Caroline info:

10 June/School of Calidity next at ANTIUNIVERSITY NOW 10 to 16 June/ London
"Antiuniversity Now is a collaborative experiment to revisit and reimagine the 1968 Antiuniversity of London in an ongoing programme of of free and inclusive self-organised radical education events."

16 May to 20 June Re_Visions. 10 years of video at BCN Producció at La Capella, Barcelona

This retrospective celebrates work produced under the first ten years of "Producció BCN"

The BCN Producció programe was launched in 2006 with the aim of incentivizing the production of contemporary art, as well as the participation of artists and professionals from the field, through an open call and a selection of projects carried out by independent jury members. This cycle of screenings seeks to review the works that were produced in video format during the program’s ten editions, which represent a high percentage of the total number of projects that Barcelona Producció has contributed to. The works display a wide array of characteristics and intentions; some were conceived as a single-channel project, with a clearly narrative intention and following “conventional” viewer codes; others were planned in the form of installations, to be part of a larger exhibition proposal; others still are the result of performative projects that, in being recorded, resulted in a video piece that on the one hand documents and on the other transcends the time boundaries of a live action.

28 April over May 2017 RED MAY Seattle at INCA plus This Might Not Work

21 March 2017 Publication :
Manifestaciones Públicas de Afecto is a digital publication that reclaims the importance of incorporating an affective dimension to the public sphere that psychoanalysis and feminism have historically made; investigating its possibilities to function as a space of resistance against the policies of neoliberal subjectivation. Avoiding idealizations and recognizing that affects can also have a normalizing function, the publication brings together texts and visual interventions by artists and researchers in whose practice the affective experience emerges as the basis of critical analysis: Valentina Desideri, Andrea Francke, Valeria Graziano, Gelen Jeleton, Mathew de Kersaint Giraudeau, Esther Planas and Florencia Portocarrero.
“Manifestaciones Públicas de Afecto”, presentación de Florencia Portocarrero (Proyecto AMIL, Lima)

Florencia Portocarrero (Lima, 1981) investigadora, escritora y curadora independiente. Escribe regularmente en la revista internacional ‘Artishock’ y ha contribuido en numerosos catálogos y publicaciones. En Lima es co-fundadora y co-directora del espacio independiente Bisagra y Curadora del Programa Público de Proyecto AMIL.

01December 2016/ Paessagio /Blauerhase

10/13 November 2016/ Contingency and Praxis : Eme3 at COAC ( Colegio de Arquitectos de Catalunya) Guest editor and participant with Escuela de Calor:

26 September 2016 Interview at METAL mag/blog:

9 March Aformal Academy published online: