Tenderpixel is pleased to present Gestalt, the first solo exhibition in London for German artist Tina Hage. Her new series of images are a timely reflection of the many scenes of protest recently seen throughout the world. It is necessary for us, however, to consider the original German meaning of the word gestalt: that is 'form,' or 'to take shape'. Gestalt is not a definitive statement, but a mercurial observation that refuses to remain static and complete. Like any observation, Tina Hage's series is a collection of positions and gestures that create a unified concept or patterns which are greater then the sum of its parts.
* Hal Foster, ‘Real Fictions’, Artforum, April 2017
3.00 – 4.10pm, Screening Programme
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Héloïse Delègue, Beverley Gadsden, Varvara Shavrova, Marios Stamatis, Joseph Steele, Emily Willey, Johanne Wort
4.30 – 6.40pm, Guest Contributors
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4.30 – 5.00pm, Ellen Kenyon Peers, 'Ana Key is Imagining Utopian Futures: Can art be used as a tool for change in contemporary politics?’
5 – 5.30pm, Emily Rosamond, 'Distortions'
5.30 – 6pm, Simone Rowat,' Forensic Aesthetics'
6.00 – 6.10pm, Guest Film Screening, Joey Holder, ‘Adcredo’ (2018)
6.10 – 6.40pm, Q&A
7 – 9pm, Private View
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8 – 8.10pm, Performance, Paul Gaudet, 'A Glimpse Inside (Introducing Darren Reeves)', Performed by Darren Reeves (2018)
Exhibiting Artists, Héloïse Delègue, Beverley Gadsden, Paul Gaudet, Samantha Greer, Parinot Kunakornwong, Norman Mine, Denis Mortell, Miriam Naeh, Serkan Sarier, Varvara Shavrova, Marios Stamatis, Joseph Steele, Emily Willey, Johanne Wort
Conspiracy of the Real: Artistic Perspectives in a Post-Truth Climate was developed by:
Paul Chapellier, Héloïse Delègue, Saskia Fischer, Beverley Gadsden, Paul Gaudet, Samantha Greer, Parinot Kunakornwong, James Low, Norman Mine, Denis Mortell, Miriam Naeh, Phillip Reeves, Serkan Sarier, Varvara Shavrova, Marios Stamatis, Joseph Steele, Emily Willey, Johanne Wort. Project supervision by: Kate Pickering and Sam Plagerson. Special thanks to Michael Newman and Borbála Soós. Produced in collaboration with Tenderpixel and the MFA Fine Art programme at Goldsmiths College.
Tina Hage (b 1976, Port-au-Prince HT) is a London-based artist. She grew up in Duesseldorf and studied at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne, Germany till 2004. She completed her Masters of Fine Arts at Goldsmiths College, University of London in 2009. Recent exhibitions include Arbeit/Labour, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland; The Wolfson Syndrom, The Modern Language Experiment, London; Deptford X Contemporary Art Festival, London; Simulacrum, Moon Gallery, Hong Kong; Two Positions, Thomas Rehbein Gallery Cologne, Germany; Flexible Aura, Brain Factory, Seoul, Korea. She won the Renewal Award 2011 for her work in Deptford X. Publications include contributions to What is an Art Book?, The Modern Language Experiment; and the 2010 Catlin Guide.
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