Strange Days: Memories of the Future opens right now at The Store X

Originally revealed on The Vinyl Factory

21 video artists and film-makers arrive at The Store X, 180 The Strand.

Strange Days: Memories the Future, a brand new exhibition introduced by New York’s New Museum and The Store X in partnership with The Vinyl Factory, has opened right now (October 2) at London’s The Store X, 180 The Strand.

Running till December 9, the Massimiliano Gioni-curated exhibition options work by some the world’s most enjoyable film-makers and video artists, introduced as large-scale, multi-screen video installations, many that are being proven within the UK for the primary time.

Among them are Kahlil Joseph’s evocative portrait black life in Harlem, Fly Paper, which premiered at New Museum in 2017 and made its European debut at The Store X Berlin earlier this 12 months; John Akomfrah’s epic three-screen rumination Vertigo Sea; Pipilotti Rist’s 4th Floor To Mildness, which requires guests to lie on beds gazing on the set up projected onto the ceiling; Camille Henrot’s Grosse Fatigue, soundtracked by Joakim; and Ragnar Kjartansson’s notorious collaboration with The National A Lot Of Sorrow, which captures the band performing their 2010 observe ‘Sorrow’ repeatedly for six hours at MoMA PS1 – a meditation on time, human endurance and stylish repetition.

The full listing collaborating artists is: John Akomfrah, Jonathas de Andrade, Ed Atkins, Cheng Ran, Camille Henrot, Kahlil Joseph, Hassan Khan, Ragnar Kjartansson, Oliver Laric, Klara Lidén, Maha Maamoun, Daria Martin, Laure Prouvost, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Pipilotti Rist, Anri Sala, Mounira Al Solh, Cally Spooner, Ryan Trecartin, Wong Ping and Wu Tsang.

As Edlis Neeson, Artistic Director at New Museum Massimiliano Gioni, says: “Strange Days will deliver collectively some probably the most compelling video artists and filmmakers which have introduced works on the New Museum over the past 10 years. All these artists have shifted the methods we take into consideration pictures and reminiscence by recasting their particular person experiences and visions alongside speculations on what the long run could maintain.”

Strange Days is the third main present commissioned by The Store X The Vinyl Factory, following critically acclaimed exhibitions The Infinite Mix (2016) and Everything at Once (2017), introduced with the Hayward Gallery and Lisson Gallery respectively, in addition to commissions by Ryoji Ikeda, Arthur Jafa, Jeremy Shaw and Ben Kelly & Virgil Abloh.

Ben Kelly can even be presenting a brand new work Columns, impressed partly by his work with Virgil Abloh and partly by his position in designing the long-lasting Hacienda nightclub, at The Store X this autumn. Click right here for extra particulars.

Strange Days: Memories the Future is open from October 2 to 9 December at The Store X, 180 The Strand, London, WC2R 1EA.

Opening Times:

Tuesday to Saturday, 12pm – 7pm
Sunday 12pm – 6pm

Free entry

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