Rehearsal 04: Dormant remains

White Horse/Twin Horse

For White Horse/Twin Horse, Revital Cohen and Tuur Van Balen utilize the theatrical infrastructure of De Brakke Grond to present, transform and research their work in a series of iterations. The fourth rehearsal of the exhibition is an interpretation by curator Christina Li. 

The run will try to chart the inherent motions of transmutations within and throughout the changing presentations of Cohen & Van Balen’s process-based investigations. It will draw specific focus on artefacts or ephemera that contour and inform their work, through which unlikely and otherwise elusive threads might come to the fore.

About Christina Li

Christina Li is a curator working between Hong Kong and the Netherlands. She graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a degree in Fine Arts (Art History) and Comparative Literature, and completed de Appel Curatorial Programme in 2009. She is currently the Curator-at-Large at Spring Workshop, Hong Kong where she served as the Director between 2015 and 2017. At Spring, she curated among other projects: A Collective Present (2017); Wu Tsang: Duilian (2016), Wong Wai Yin: Without Trying (2016), Days push off into nights (2015), and Des hotes: a foreigner, a human, an unexpected visitor (2015). With Heman Chong, she has launched Stationary, a collection of short stories, and co-edited the upcoming volume with writer and artist Malak Helmy which can be found on www.stationarystories.com

Christina previously worked as a curator at Para/Site Art Space (Hong Kong) from 2005 to 2008, and was the Assistant Curator of Making (Perfect) World: Harbour, Hong Kong, Alienated Cities and Dreams, the Hong Kong Participation of the 53rd Venice Biennale. Her other projects include: The Goethe-Institut’s Pyongyang Reading Room: Between Object and Shadow (Goethe-Institut Amsterdam, 2013); A Map of Misreading (TENT, Rotterdam, 2012); Icarus 13: Cinematic Narratives from Elsewhere (BAK, Utrecht, 2011); Prologue – Speculations on the Cultural Organisation of Civility (SKOR and various locations, Amsterdam, 2010); Not Yesterday, Not Tomorrow (Cable Factory, Helsinki, 2009); and Weak Signals, Wild Cards (de Appel, Amsterdam, 2009). As a writer, she has contributed to catalogues and publications such as Artforum, Art Review Asia, LEAP, Parkett, Spike, and Yishu Journal of Contemporary Art.

Rehearsals:

  • 9 - 20 Dec: Rehearsal 01 Index by Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen
  • 21 Dec - 6 Jan: Rehearsal 02 Moonbouncing by curator Samuel Saelemakers
  • 7 - 12 Jan: Rehearsal 03 Walkthrough by artist and writer Tyler Coburn 
  • 13 - 28 Jan: Rehearsal 04 Dormant remains by curator Christina Li 
  • [to be confirmed]: Rehearsal 05 by artistic director Anne Breure 
  • 26 Jan: During the Dress Rehearsal, the artists, the public and Z33 will reflect on the past rehearsals.

 

 

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In coproduction withZ33, huis voor actuele kunst (Hasselt, BE)