8th Biennial of Moving Images
5 November - 12 December 1999

Partners: galleries, museums, cinemas 10

            Centre for Contemporary Images

Blank Box
Centre d'art contemporain
Centre genevois de gravure contemporaine
Fonds Municipal d'Art Contemporain, Genève
Galerie Anton Meier
MIRE art contemporain etc.
Piano Nobile
Spoutnik - Airbag

HANSSON Gustavo A. (CH)
Between Time, Suisse, 1999
(international competition)

Several Geneva art institutions are related to the Biennial of Moving Images.

5, av. de Rosemont, 1208 Genève
Mark Lewis (films) The Pitch, 1998, loop, Two Impossible Films, 1995-97, loop; opening: 29 Oct. at 6 pm, exhibition: 30 Oct. - 8 Nov. and Nathalie Mélikian (videos) Horror, 1998, Action, 1999, Charlotte and her Boyfriend: The Melodrama, 1999, vernissage: 9 Nov. (6 pm), exhibition: 10 Nov. - 20 Nov.
attitudes' space will be turned into a projection room for Nathalie Mélikian's works. This Vancouver artist is currently living in Stockholm, and her film Horror (9 min.) is an ironic deconstruction of horror movies. Charlotte and Vincent : The Melodrama (12 min.) is a remake of Jean-Luc Godard's first film, made in en 1953. Knowing only the script, the artist creates a sort of "imaginary Godard" in 1999.

Blank Box
Place de l'Ile, 1204 Genève
Brice Dellsperger: Body Double VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, 1997 video-projection multi-screen in an original architectural concept created by Blank Box: 5, 6 and 7 Nov. (7 pm - 10 pm). Opening: 5 Nov. (7 pm).
Blank Box is an original architecture project consisting in a white cube on the walls of which images are screened from inside out. This giant magic lantern will host a specific project by Brice Dellsperger.

Centre d'art contemporain
10, rue des Vieux-Grenadiers, 1205 Genève
La passion et la vague, Videos of the 6th Biennial of Istambul; Francis Alÿs, Anne Katrine Dolven, Avish Kebrezadeh, William Kentridge, Eva Marisaldi, Pipilotti Rist, Günes Savas, Rosemarie Trockel, Francesco Vezzoli. 4 - 21 Nov.
Young Swiss and Turkish artists chosen by Paolo Colombo, director of the 6th Istambul Biennial and director of the Centre of Contemporary Art in Geneva:
Francis Alÿs (B), Manana the thief
Anne Katrine Dolven (Norvège), I hold your head in my hands ; The pover of the Flower and Januar Warmth
Avish Kebrezadeh (Iran), Swimm in Circus Wrestlers and siesta
William Kentridge (Afrique du Sud), Shadow Procession
Eva Marisaldi (I), Untitled
Pipilotti Rist (CH), I Couldn't Agree With You More
Günes Savas (Turquie): Woke up, looked around and Shivered
Rosemarie Trockel (D)
Francesco Vezzoli (I), An enbroidered Trilogy

Centre genevois de gravure contemporaine
17, route de Malagnou, 1208 Genève.
Elke Krystufek, In the Arms of Luck, paintings, models, photographs, videos and music. 25 Sept. - 20 Nov.
At the Biennial of the Moving Images, Thomas Hirschhorn, Vidéos intégrées 1995-99, compilation.

Fonds Municipal d'Art Contemporain, Genève
at the Art Museum: Musée d'art et d'histoire, 2 rue Charles-Galland, 1206 Genève.
The Contemporary Art Fund of the City of Geneva presents "Exergue 2 Thomas Hirschhorn": Wall documentation, video installation by Thomas Hirschhorn at the Musée d'art et d'histoire du 7 Oct. - 19 Déc.

Galerie Anton Meier,
Palais de l'Athénée, 2, rue de l'Athénée, 1205 Genève
Shades of Time, a dia-show by Annelies Strba, music Peter Ford. 30 Oct.- 24 Dec.
240 images tell the life-story of the artist. Known as a photographer, Annelies Strba creates narrations with her large images of everyday life.

10, rue des Vieux Grenadiers, 1205 Genève
Tenue impeccable by Compagnie Déclic - Fredy Porras and Isabelle Matte. A performance in the entrance hall of the Mamco, with choreography and screenings. 6 - 11 Nov. (7 pm - 10 pm).
Tenue impeccable is described by its authors as a plastico-video-carnali installation. A wall splits the hall into two spaces, and the dancers are embed into the wall,acting on both sides.

MIRE art contemporain etc.
5, av. de Rosement, 1208 Genève.
Ambroise Tièche, Enseignes mobiles, 30 Oct. - 17 Dec. and Remi Dall'Aglio, SainTe ELITE, urban interventions, 30 Oct. - 17 Dec.

Piano Nobile
1-3, rue Lissignol, 1201 Genève
Trames, by Carola Dallmeier Zelger, video installation and Play on 1, vidoes by Ruth Baettig, Ludovic Chemarin, Le Gentil Garçon, Paola Junqueira, Claudia Kappenberg, Jonathan Moore, Nooshin Farid, Victoria Oldham, Jenny Perlin, Andréas Spitteler, Sylvie Ungauer, Poka Yio, 6 - 28 Nov., opening: 5 Nov. (5 pm).
Trames is a 106 hour tape, showing the weaving of a large white screen on which the finished tape is screened. On the other hand, Play on 1, a selection of young video artists with Ruth Baettig, Ludovic Chermarin, Le Gentil Garçon, Paola Junqueira, Claudia Kappenberg, Jonathan Moore, Victoria Oldham, Jenny Perlin, Andréas Spitteler, Sylvie Ungauer, Poka Yo & Eva Vretzaki.

Spoutnik - Airbag
L'Usine, 4 place des Volontaires, 1204 Genève
Show of Movie machines by Peter Fischer, 6 Nov. - 11 Nov. and Des Rives, installation by Yann Beauvais and Thomas Köner, 13 Nov. - 15 Nov at Zoo de l'Usine. Performance by Massimo Gruppo, Le long du fossé se dresse, 5 Nov. from 10.30 pm, and then a techno party with DJ Oliver and Miss Kittin at Zoo de l'Usine, performance by Metamkine, 9 Nov. (12h - 24h) at Airbag, Usine Kugler, 19 av. de la Jonction, 1205 Genève, perfomance by Yann Beauvais and Thomas Köner and performance by Jürgen Reble and Thomas Köner, 14 Nov. (8pm).
18 - 20 Nov. (9 pm) and 21 Nov. (5 pm), Sombre de Philippe Grandrieux (cinéma Spoutnik à l'Usine).

SPOUTNIK cinema and the AIR BAG group will organize a Experimental artists will create works according to the space.