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By: Marc Renshaw
The Pointeso Art Scene brings you all the latest news from the Sporting City progressive contemporary creative suburb.
# 30 [28 May 2013]
Pointeso Art Scene Latest.
The Vaconsoft commissioning agency are to announce the successful artists from their open call later next month.
The three winners selected from over 5000 entries will receive mentoring from some of the most noteworthy artists, curators and Pointesian executives from the region.
# 29 [3 April 2013]
Pointeso Art Scene: Naze Vale Open.
Hazard Johasson is waiting for the email to come in. The computer is running slow again in the Northern Indentine region.
'Your session has timed out...please try again.'
He presses the tab to the results of the Naze Vale open exhibition. His heart thumps with anticipation at the prospect of gaining a part in a lucrative Pointeso showcase.
The email is in. He holds his breath anticipating falling manna from email heaven.
Naze Vale Collectivica 2013.
Thank you for entering the Naze Vale Collectivica 2013.
We are sorry to tell you that your work has not been selected.
We received 5600 applications for the competition. After two days each viewing the submitted works, Minos Valez and Collectina Husov have narrowed submissions down to our Profesionale 10 new artists.
An invitation will be emailed out to you in a couple of weeks and we hope that you will be able to join us for the executive opening and prize givings for this high net-worth event.
Exhibition open | Thursday to Sunday from 12noon to 5pm
Saturday 21 July | Prize giving at 3pm
20 Minutes later...
Hazard is leaning back on his faded office chair. He's looking out of his skylight at nothing in particular...
# 28 [23 March 2013]
The Pointeso Art Scene: Cemente Hub.
Vale Thomshorre discusses his relocation from Sporting City to the Pointeso region and setting up the Cemente commissioning hub and gallery.
'We were invited to start our gallery in Pointeso not too long ago. In 2000 we had opened our first gallery in Delta prior to that regions downturn in the mid noughties. This was followed by executive areas of Novia and Bayerns, and we are among the tiny percentage of galleries with multiple locations.
I always knew there was tremendous potential in Pointeso, and I believed our global outlook would be a good match for such a diverse city. Our mission is to create an intrinsic dialogue — a multicultural, post alt moderne paradigm. We developed that idea in 1998 before the term “ vexed Sporting globalisation” was even in circulation.
It was a natural outgrowth of my living in the Tranquilayers districht but coming from the Novian zone, and multiculturalism was my reality. I wanted to bring together a global community of artists, with the basis of intercultural exchange. That is what I felt vexed globalisation was — that point of intersection where the latent energy exists.
The same energy exists in some of the art that our gallery Cemente represents — for example, the sound installations by Hemswellia Thorpe.He brings in a learned robotic technology, so that a tradition-tension exists, and that is why it becomes interesting and spiritually idiosyncratic.
With a large number of local and expat collectors, a powerful collector base is taking shape in the Pointesan region. There is already a global community here, and now a world-class artistic infrastructure as well in the form of Traitsponer, a cluster of international galleries which opened late last year.
By importing an international artistic presence and curatorial know-how, the bar for artistic presentation in Pointesan art has been raised. That is the power of having art galleries gathering together in a central hub; it is a rich resource that will ultimately draw people together.'
# 27 [15 March 2013]
Pointeso Art Scene - Laconi Gallery.
Fernadini Cortez is currently represented by the Laconi Conglomeration.
The artist will be performing a relationale discourse of Pointesan theory on the central rock of his curiously titled 'Digitale Phaser' sculpture.
His current show 'Awakens the future before the present' continues at Laconi until the end of the year.
High Pont Parc
233, Millose Vale, Pointeso.
# 26 [10 March 2013]
Pointeso Art Scene: Contexicoz Collectivv.
Saffer Contemporary is an emerging not-for-profit, artist run space on Battery Row in the heart of the Pointeso harbour districht and is "schematic in it's faculty to provide a neo-urbane space for artists and academics to show their work in an environment dedicated to the promotion of contemporary art praxie”.
For the inaugural exhibition at the gallery, artist/curator Mitchell Byotifact has put together an exhibition that investigates the idea of symbolic historicism combining Novia and Athletican philosophy with the 'culturale nowness' of the young Pointeso Art Scene.
The artists selected explore the historical significance of portraiture as a way of defining our alt post-dystopian times.
Byotifact: "I'm jus' chillin' really. I got's me finger on the pulse and jus' gettin' us out there. I've got the Realloro deal...great agency...we jus' believe in ourselves and we've got ourselves a 'multie'-facited approach. Yeah, we're still young and...sorry mate I godda take this call..."
# 25 [15 February 2013]
X has been waiting in the bus shelter for two hours.
The yellow hue from The Vaconsoft Parc is obscuring the night sky.
There is persistent rain.
It is around 10.15pm.
X regards a discarded chip carton illuminated by the street light overhead.
There is an empty bus on the opposite side of the road with it's interior lights on.
X has been contemplating the whereabouts of the driver for some time now.
# 24 [13 February 2013]
X stretched its arms and yawned. ‘I could do with a bacon butty from the cafe.’ It was talking to itself again.
X opened the car door and stretched its tired arms again. It was a clear day of course. The sky was blue. A vaporous blue hue. A gaseous blue hue.
A security camera mounted high upon the Hexsoft Innovation Centre zoomed in on the faded figure stretched out on car park C.
X felt the warmth of the tarmac on its back. It listened to the sounds of angels voices singing from the intercom of the Genesis Office Park.
# 23 [7 February 2013]
Two artists chatting in the edgy Pointesan nightclub Mayfault 54.
Artist A: 'I was down at the Flaxa Gallery earlier. It's really inaccessible, all double yellow lines - you can't stop anywhere near the building. This security guy came out waving his arms. He was wearing a fluorescent jacket and a pair of shades.'
Artist B: 'Did you make an appointment?'
Artist A: 'Nope. They advertise all these shows but no-one that I know has ever been inside...most of my mates can't even find the gaff. I kinda found it by mistake but managed to get this photo before that clown started running towards me. I just drove off as he started taking photo's of my vehicle. I'm sure I was being followed home by an unmarked car. '
Artist B: 'I've never heard of it myself.'
A nondescript warehouse in the outer Ziller business park district.
Grey faced Agent X presses stop on the Dictaphone and seals it in a brown package marked 'Halsedio.'
He takes a long final drag on his cigarette and grimmaces to himself.
He walks into the main sorting hall and tosses it into the looming Integrated Mail processor as he begins the late shift.
# 22 [6 February 2013]
The Lawton Culturale for Creative Inquiry is a laboratory for atypical, anti-disciplinary, and inter-institutional research at the intersections of arts, science, technology and culture
The Culturale has received a £30000 Pointeso variant Art Works grant to support 'elusively exclusive' artist residencies that emphasize the creation of work in new media arts and emerging art forms. With this funding, we will offer approximately three residencies at our arts-research laboratory at Achin Ray - a subsiduary advisory collaborative at The Lawton Institute, an environment enriched by downtown science and engineering departments. The duration of these residencies is in the expected range of 10 to 1009 days, with one month as the anticipated average, and expected gross budgets of approximately £50000.
We seek intelligent/ perspicacious artists whose work represents exciting new modes of artistic fabrication – who innovate through the simultaneous production of new culture and new knowledge. Applicants must be inner city residents only.
For further residency details please write to:
The Lawton Culturale
75b Hintoff Place
# 21 [16 December 2012]
The Pointeso Art Scene.
Timothy Vasonette The Annetto Blue Chip Gallery Marketing Agency Chief executive offered some timely advice in his regular Huytale online Magazine recently.
'A Strong Brand = Goals Achieved
A strong, quality brand brings higher prices because the brand gives buyers confidence. I know a dealer who recently commanded a premium of about 75 percent for performance and installations he sold -- though collectors could buy equally good installations, from the same artists, from other dealers for less money. The brand of this dealer is so strong that collectors feel more comfortable buying from him, knowing they won't get a fraud, knowing he will stand behind them, and knowing he always finds real cutting edge art.
Galleries with strong brands have worked tirelessly to make sure everything they do is a reinforcement of that brand. If the brand is about top price and top quality, you will never see that gallery running a sale. These owners invest in elaborate decor for their galleries and have elegant locations in the best neighborhoods, giving confidence to high-end art buyers.
This is especially true in the more metropolitan areas such as Athletico and Bayerns although the market in downtown Pointeso is also looking at developing a commercial suite of the blue chip variety over the next 18 months.'
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