Joachim Koester: Book Launch & Book Talk. Motto Charlottenborg.Copenhaguen.12.09.2012

Posted in events, Motto Charlottenborg event on September 11th, 2012

Launch: I Myself Am Only A Receiving Apparatus
Joachim Koester has in collaboration with the Dutch association If I Can’ t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution and kestnergesellschaft – Institute of Contemporary Art in Hanover created a monographic publication, I Myself Am Only A Receiving Apparatus, published by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König.The publication focuses on the performative and the human body in Koester’s work, which is based on intensive archival research and characterized by what he calls “narrative knots” ―the multitude of stories, facts and references that make up his notion of history.

Book Talk:
Joachim Koester has curated a selection of books that have been influential for his artistic practice, and will introduce his selection in a show-and-tell presentation.

Tumi Magnússon / Space Poetry @ Motto Charlottenborg. Copenhagen. 27.06.2012

Posted in events, Motto Charlottenborg event on June 27th, 2012

Tumi Magnússon: Works 2000 – 2011. Space Poetry. Book launch @ Motto Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
from 6pm

Tumi Magnússon was born in Iceland in 1957, and lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was a professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art 2005 – 2011.

”About Tumi Magnússon´s engagement with image, perception, meaning and a complexity to the history of painting. There is a materialistic conviction in Magnússon´s work. His practice arose from a conceptual art and fluxus basis but from the 1980s predominately concerned painting. And although he no longer uses that medium the work is still conversant with that idiom. Common across the work has been the pursuit of a form of abstraction of qualities; colour, form, and size. The word abstraction may be misleading if thought of as pertaining to colour field painting or abstract expressionism but Magnússon´s relationship to the term is more literal. he abstracts from reality, the work remains figurative, it depicts actual objects or qualities of objects but in ways in which isolates and intensifies.” – Gavin Morrison.

Space Poetry
Motto Charlottenborg

Motto Charlottenborg official opening. 24.05.2012

Posted in art, events, Motto Charlottenborg event on May 23rd, 2012

Motto Charlottenborg official opening, May 24th 2012

The official opening of Motto Charlottenborg bookshop acompanies the opening reception for Christina Mackie and Thomas Kilpper’s shows at Kunsthal Charlottenborg

Motto @ Charlottenborg
Nyhavn 2
1051 Copenhagen K