I relation to the exhibition "Circuit" in St. Petersburg the participating artist, Steffen Levring is launching an open call for artists to join a performance festival in St. Petersburg during the exhibition. Send an application to Steffen Levring (deadline 31st of August).
The Danish artists who will be participating in the exhibition "Circuit" in St. Petersburg were invited for a meeting on the upcoming exhibitions where some of the artists are preparing site-specific art works. Valentina gave a presention of the Russian art works from the Malmø exhibition and on Russian contemporary art, meanwhile the art works passed around the table.
Events including exposure of a small number of works from not authors, not artists, around artists, artists, one dead scientist (Ilizarov), disabled political activists and some video art. It's not really an exhibition of contemporary art, but rather the imposition of a local to another local.
Chaos Sense Delight
Gavriil Abramovich Ilizarov
Kurtamysh, closed Center for young girls with problematic social behaviour from 12-18 years
Calculation were pleased to participate in the exhibition 'Life and Time: The Changing Landscape' at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kolkata. Curated by Probir Gupta and coorganised with the art collective Chander Haat.
In collaboration with Sara Glahn and Sandra Blichert, the founders behind the Danish online art platform Artistoftheweek.dk, Calculation launched an open call for Danish artists to participate in a group exhibition at the Russian art space, Taiga, in St. Peterburg in September 2017. Thank you to the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Copenhagen, who hosted us in their great Music Salon!
We were invited to participate in a collaborative workshop with local artists arranged by the cultural institution Banglanatak and curator Manas Acharya with the aim of creating new contextual art works with the use of local art crafts techniques. Exhibition at Baitanik in Kolkata.
Calculation visited Boys' Home in Kolkata to do a workshop with the children. The Danish NGO LittleBigHelp is in charge of the home where they work to create better opportunities and a brighter future for children connected to the street and in slum areas in and around Kolkata, India. Here the boys can live until they reach 18 years under safe conditions and get enrolled in the local school to secure them education. The home is also a place where the children are allowed to be children, where they can play and do different activities.
The boys was invited to participate in the workshop with drawing workshop for the smallest ones and collage workshop for the oldest. The collage workshop had the aim of describing the boys hopes and wishes for the furture.