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From: artimo Subject: Artimo bookpresentation Erik Wesselo/ Will Oldham Artimo presents Forest Time an artists book with LP by Erik Wesselo (Den Bosch 1964), and music by Will Oldham (Louisville, Kentucky, 1965). The presentation of this publication is on Saturday January 12, from 5-7 pm at Annet Gelink Gallery, Laurierstraat 187-189 in Amsterdam . The exhibition runs from January 12 through February 16, 2002. Retailprice: 18 EURO, ISBN 90-73580-40-2 Erik Wesselo has been making photographs for years, mostly polaroids of the landscapes that constitute the scenery in his beautiful but disturbing 16-mm films, such as Backward (1997), Düffels Möll (1997) and Isostar (1998). The landscapes appear quite lovely and peaceful at first glance, but after a while the viewer is overtaken by an ominous feeling. What is it about this little piece of nature? What happened here? Wesselo brings these photos together for the first timeas a complete series of ten landscapes . The book is accompanied by music written and performed by American singer/songwriter Will Oldham, the man behind Palace Music, The Palace Brothers and Palace. At a very early age Oldham was already acting in a number of feature films. His collaboration with Wesselo was difficult but special. After two years Oldham, who had by then become a hip underground musician, came up with a beautiful, melancholy eight-minute piece of film music. This was transferred to an old-fashioned ten-inch gramophone record - very different material from the digital recordings now commonly in use. Visitors to the exhibition can listen to the music by means of headphones. Erik Wesselo completed the second stage of the post graduate Ateliers programme in Arnhem in 1995. He has lived and worked in New York since 2000. His work has been accepted by several important collections abroad. Wesselo' s latest film, She did it again, 2001, is being shown at the Witte de With in Rotterdam and Galerie Yvon Lambert in Paris simultaneously with this exhibition. In the same period Annet Gelink Gallery presents the work 'The Hero (for Antonio)', by Marina Abramovic (Belgrade, 1946). The exhibition runs from January 12 through February 16, 2002. The opening is on January 12, from 5 - 7 pm. Annet Gelink Gallery is open Tuesday through Friday, from 11 am to 7 pm, and on Saturdays from 1 - 5 pm. Artimo Fokke Simonszstraat 8 NL- 1017 TG Amsterdam T +31-20-330 2511 F +31-20-330 2512 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.lostart.nl Artimo publications in 2001: Carlos Amorales; Emanuelle Antille; Yael Davids; Onno Dirker; Meschac Gaba; Jeanne van Heeswijk; Philipppine Hoegen; Kiki Lamers; Dana Lixenberg; Gabriel Orozco; Glenn Sorensen; Philippe Terrier-Hermann; Lidwien van de Ven; a.o. Magazines published by Artimo: Archis, architecture, city & visual culture; Re-Magazine and N°A (N° B - N° C -N° D) Magazine ______________________________________________________ * Verspreid via nettime-nl. Commercieel gebruik niet * toegestaan zonder toestemming. <nettime-nl> is een * open en ongemodereerde mailinglist over net-kritiek. * Meer info, archief & anderstalige edities: * http://www.nettime.org/. * Contact: Menno Grootveld (email@example.com).