marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Thu Nov 6 10:13:42 CET 2008
A Talk by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
Saturday 15 November, 4pm
To tie in with Under Scan, the large scale public installation in
Trafalgar Square, the artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is giving at talk at
He will curate a screening of moving-image works that have inspired his
work. Following an open discussion, join the artist to experience his
latest interactive shadow-installation Under Scan, in Trafalgar Square.
Lozano-Hemmer develops large-scale interactive installations in public
space, usually deploying new technologies and custom-made physical
interfaces. Using robotics, projections, sound, internet and
mobile-phone links, sensors and other devices, his installations aim to
provide "temporary antimonuments for alien agency". Lozano-Hemmer is an
eloquent and enthusiastic speaker and this is one talk that's not to be
£5 / £4 Concessions / £3 ICA Members.
To book tickets please call the ICA box office on 020 7930 3647
or visit the ICA web site:
Advanced booking advised.
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer Retrospective
15 - 23 November, 12noon - 7pm daily (until 9pm on Thursday)
In tandem with Under Scan on Trafalgar Square, a retrospective of
Lozano-Hemmer's moving-image works, via a series of documentaries,
spanning the past decade of his career. Lozano-Hemmer has been
commissioned for events such as the millennium celebrations in Mexico
City, the Cultural Capital of Europe in Rotterdam (2001), the United
Nations World Summit of Cities in Lyon (2003), the opening of the
Yamaguchi Centre for Art and Media in Japan (2003) and the expansion of
the European Union in Dublin (2004).
Under Scan is being produced in London by ArtReach, with partnership
support from Arts Council England, Art Lights London, the Canadian High
Commission, Haunch of Venison, Institute of Contemporary Arts,
Fundación La Colección JUMEX, Galería OMR México, the Mexican Embassy to
the UK, The National Gallery, Science Museum, Roberto and Aimée
Servidje, Tate Media and Tate Modern and Québec Government Office.
We look forward to seeing you at what will be an amazing talk,
retrospective and public installation.
Director of Live & Media Arts
Institute of Contemporary Arts
The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH
t: +44 (0)20 7766 1415
e: emmaq at ica.org.uk
w: www.ica.org.uk <http://www.ica.org.uk/>
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