“The Best of Loop: Remote Viewing” explores the current state of video art practices worldwide, whether born out of contemporary studio practices or filmmaking methodologies. Nearly 40 single-channel projected works are included as well as 20 monitor pieces, which are spread out over two lushly outfitted 4,000 sq ft gallery spaces inside the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. Curated by Paul Young, the author of “Art Cinema,” (Taschen, November 2009), and co-sponsored by InFocus, Loop Barcelona and Institut Ramon Llull the show has a dozen stand out pieces by the likes of Nicolas Provost (the Netherlands), Shoja Azario (Iran), Markus Schinwald (Austria), Marc Aschenbrenner (Germany), Yang Fudong (China), Kiran Subbaiah (India), John Wood & Paul Harrison (UK), Jaime Pitarch (Spain), David Shrigley (UK), Nira Pereg (Israel) and Guillaume Pinard (France).
What: The Best of Loop: Remote Viewing. Taking the Pulse of the Next Generation of Video Art from Europe, the Middle East and Asia
When: Nov. 9, 2009 – February 10, 2010 (Opening reception Nov 19. 2009 5-9pm)
Where: The Pacific Design Center, galleries B230 & B487 (Blue Bldg) 8687 Melrose Ave (at San Vicente Blvd), West Hollywood, CA 90069-5730
Hours: 11 am – 5 pm daily. By appointment on Saturdays
For Appointments and tours contact: Paul Young 323.377.1102
Support by: InFocus, Loop Barcelona and Institut Ramon Llull, Spain
Additional support by Freewaves Los Angeles, furniture by Baker Designs, Los Angeles, Gallery design and construction: Matthew Gilio-Tenan
Public relations contacts:
Edelman (for InFocus)
Curator Design Loves Art at the PDC
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