FUTURE\PACE introduces a pioneering approach to commissioning major artworks in the public realm. Collaborating with innovative artists, The New Makers, Future\Pace will re-examine the role of public art, architecture, urban planning and regeneration. The ‘gallery without walls’ will add new layers of meaning and wonder to the built environment and public realm. Read more from our manifesto here. #FUTUREPACE
Established by Pace London President Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst and Futurecity Founder Mark Davy, the new venture will offer a pioneering approach to commissioning art ‘in the public realm’. The partnership builds on the expansive and important histories of both Pace and Futurecity, bridging Pace’s extensive global resources with Futurecity’s innovative approach to developing large scale commissions for artists in the public realm. Future\Pace will explore a world where the interchange of di
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour interviewed Michal Rovner about the artist’s exhibition Panorama at Pace London. In the interview, Rovner discusses themes, techniques and images in the exhibition, the sociological undercurrents that inform her practice, and the role of artists. She says that artists can “give you another viewpoint, maybe a fresh viewpoint, of a reality.” The full interview is accessible here.
NAPLES-Passaggi/Passages, Michal Rovner's permanent Video Fresco at Stazione Municipio, Naples, will be inaugurated in June 2015. Rovner is currently completing her permanent installation in the largest urban art project in Europe: MN Metropolitana, Napoli. The 37 x 5 meter plastered and hand-painted wall with projection, engages the site's (subway station) function as a transit hub as well as the many layers of history embedded within the place. Stazione Municipio was designed by Archit
The City of London and Canary Wharf Group have comissioned Michal Rovner to create a number of video installations for a new crossrail station. Opening in 2018, several pieces depicting a continual stream of people in motion will be permanent fixtures throughout the station in Canary Wharf. These public artworks will be seen by over 25 million passengers a year and will be curated by Future City.“The preliminary ideas for these works were inspired by the site, envisioning the human interaction a
This autumn, Michal Rovner's work, Tracing II, 2013, will be included in the ninth annual Sotheby’s Beyond Limits, a selling exhibition of monumental sculpture at Chatsworth, Derbyshire. From her highly regarded series of flat screen wall mounted videos, Tracing II features Rovner’s distinctive imagery of cypress trees, bare, desolate landscapes and figures wandering into the void. Addressing issues of time and the human condition, Rovner will appear alongside established modern sculptural maste
This spring, Michal Rovner's work will be included in the photographic project ToledoContemporánea, presented by Ivorypress and curated by Elena Ochoa Foster. The exhibition, held at San Marcos Church in Toledo, Spain, is part of the exhibition program celebrating the fourth centennial of El Greco in collaboration with the Fundación El Greco 2014. The exhibition is on view through June 14, 2014, open to the public everyday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Read more from Ivorypress here.
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2005. Steidl and Jeu de Paume. Hardcover
6 ¼ x 8 ¼ inches
2004. PaceWildenstein. Flip book
4 x 3 inches