Artist Talk: Regina (Maria) Möller and Anne-Gro Erikstad at TSSK

søndag, March 15, 2015 - 13:00 to 15:00

Finissage with Artist Talk: Regina (Maria) Möller and Anne-Gro Erikstad
Sunday March 15 at 13.00
Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst

Welcome to Artist Talk at Trøndelag Centre for Contemporary Art (TSSK) with artist Regina (Maria) Möller and curator Anne-Gro Erikstad on the occasion of the last day of the exhibition: The Silent Speaker - Part II: The Costume by Regina (Maria) Möller which we opened February 19th.

The Silent Speaker embodies “silence”, “delay” and “the invisible”. Although quite controversial discussed subjects, they imply listening, concentration and focus. These are invaluable features to be anew addressed in a time that is full of “noise”, “velocity” and virtual “visibilities”, which cause in the din of digital life a constant reconstruction of identity. Read more about the project and the artist.

In her artist talk Möller will introduce her artistic working method with focus on her label “embodiment” under which she produced “The Silent Speaker”. Her presentation will be followed by a conversation with Anne-Gro Erikstad.

The Silent Speaker is a project in-progress developing over time from part one, to two and three. The three chapters of this story are built upon each other, and have been created for three different cultural venues.

Part I: The Curtain has been shown in context of the Public Site Project Deep Sites in Levanger
(curator: Anne-Gro Erikstad), September 2014. Read more about Deep Sites

Part II: The Costume is a solo-show in the Exhibition Space of Trøndelag Centre for Contemporary / TSSK. February 19 - March 15 2015.

The entire story unfolds in Part III: The Body written and created for them theatre stage, Teaterhuset Avant Garden, forthcoming (artistic director: Per Ananiassen)

Regina (Maria) Möller is a German artist, writer and founder of the magazine regina and creator of the (art) label embodiment. She lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Trondheim, Norway, where she is Professor at Trondheim Academy of Fine Art (KiT – NTNU). Her artistic practice involves a wide range of medial formats; interweaving complex stories, which often deal with the question of identities. Read more about the artist.

Anne-Gro Erikstad is a curator and a project manager for LevArt, a non-profit agency in Levanger that initiates and facilitates contemporary art projects.
 Read more about LevArt.
Erikstad also curated the exhibition [self.] at Trøndelag Centre for Contemporary in the period 17.11 – 21.12 2014. Read more about [self.]

Photo credits:
Regina (Maria) Möller
The Silent Speaker: Part III - The Costume, at TSSK 2015
Photo: Amalie Marie Selvik
© Regina Möller, VG Bild-Kunst, 2015

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