Month: September 2014

Grumildos at Museum of Sex, in New York

Ety Fefer, the unclassifiable artist and puppeteer, director of the Peruvian company’s Grumildos, presents his work in New York. Bizarre, fun, perverted, naïve, grotesque, sordid and charming — the  automated “Grumildos” occupy an unparalleled universe on view from September 25, 2014 to  January 11, 2015 at Museum of Sex. Synthesized from the imagination and reality of the shadowy red-light district of Lima, Peru, the plasticine-made Grumildos were created by renowned Peruvian artist Ety Fefer. Part kinetic theater, part art installation and part puppet performance, Fefer found the inspiration for her creations, which she calls “Grumildos,” in the dynamic but...

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Video, Objects and Animation. LOOP Fair 2014, and LOOP Exhibition at the Maritime Museum. Part 1

LOOP Fair 2014, the annual video art fair, took place in Barcelona from 5th to 7th June, 2014.  It is the largest fair of its kind worldwide, and is a well established event. While LOOP Fair is directed mainly at galleries and collectors, the public can visit – for a price – on Friday and Saturday evenings, while longer public exhibitions also takes place at Arts Santa Mònica and many other spaces in the city.  In 2010 an eight-year retrospective was shown at Barcelona’s Arts Santa Mònica, featuring almost 50 pieces selected by the Los Angeles based commissioner Paul...

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