Passages: Photography in Contemporary Video Art

Museum of Louvain-La-Neuve

07 - 31 MAY 2015

With: Ursula Biemann, Charley Case, Jan Dietvorst, Eitan Efrat, Sirah Foighel Brutmann, Mekhitar Garabedian, Andrea Geyer, Ken Kobland, Julia Meltzer, Mara Elsa Montoya, Els Opsomer, Walid Ra'ad, Avi Shaham, Shelly Silver, The Otolith Group, David Thorne, Uri Tzaig, Sarah Vanagt, Katrien Vermeire, Roy Villevoye

Passages - Photography in Contemporary Video Art is an exhibition in three parts that concerns the dialectic between photographic and moving images in contemporary video art. It explores critical reflections on current issues such as globalization and environment, identity, history and memory. The three researchers Brianne Cohen, Jana J. Haeckel and Alexander Streitberger curated a selection of video works from the Argos collection taking place at the Museum of Louvain- la-Neuve, the Cultural Center Louvain-La-Neuve and on the University Campus.


Passages - Photography in Contemporary Video Art is an initiative by the research project "Photofilmic Images in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture" at UCL and the Lieven Gevaert Research Centre for Photography (LGC) in collaboration with Argos. It is supported by the FNRS, UCL Culture, and the Centre culturel d’Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve.

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