Foto: Adam Cruces

Åpning: BIANCA BONDI, ADAM CRUCES, LAURIE KANG

Tag Team Studio

3.11.17

Utstillingsperiode: 3. – 19. november

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Åpningskveld: Fredag 3. november, kl 19 – 23

Åpningstider under utstillingsperiode: Fre – søn 12 – 17

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Opening night: Friday November 3rd, 7pm – 11pm

Opening hours during exhibition: Fri – Sun 12pm – 5pm

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BIANCA BONDI, ADAM CRUCES, LAURIE KANG
‘Built like a memory’

3. – 19. november
ÅPNING: Fredag 3. november kl 19

I oktober har gallerirommene og verkstedet til Tag Team fungert som studioplass for Bianca Bondi, Adam Cruces og Laurie Kang. De tre kunstnerne ble valgt ut gjennom det nettbaserte kurator-verktøyet Curatron, til å delta i residensprogrammet driftet av Bergens nye studiofelleskap Aldea (tidligere Flaggfabrikken).

Under oppholdet har de tre kunstnerne bodd sammen på Christinegaard Hovedgaard i Sandviken. I løpet av den knappe måneden før utstillingen, har de lært å kjenne både Bergen og hverandre. I studio har de eksperimentert med ulike teknikker og konstruksjonsformer, med utgangspunkt i hvilke verktøy og materialer som har vært tilgjengelige for dem. Resultatet er ‘Built like a memory’, en gruppeutstilling produsert i sin helhet på Tag Team Studio.

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BIANCA BONDI, ADAM CRUCES, LAURIE KANG
‘Built like a memory’

3. – 19. November
OPENING: Friday November 3., 7pm

Throughout October, Tag Team’s gallery space and workshop has been functioning as studio space for Bianca Bondi, Adam Cruces and Laurie Kang. The three artists were chosen through the online software tool Curatron, to participate in the residency-program run by Bergen’s new studiocollective Aldea (formerly Flaggfabrikken).

During their stay, the three artists have lived together at the Christinegaard Mansion in Sandviken. In the short month leading up to the exhibition, they have learned to know both Bergen and each other. At the studio they have experimented with different techniques, based on the tools and materials that have been available to them. The result is ‘Built like a memory’, a group exhibition made in its entirety at Tag Team Studio.

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BIANCA BONDI (b. 1986 in Johannesburg, South Africa) graduated from l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Paris-Cergy in 2012 obtaining her masters equivalent and at Wits University School of Arts, Johannesburg before that. Her work has recently been included in the 8th young sculpture Triennale, PO, and shown in venues such as Plato, Ostrava, CZ; Gallery Jose Luis de la Fuente, Santander, SP; New Jörg, Vienna, AT; Galerist, Istanbul, TR and Ujazdowski, Warsaw, PO. She was selected for La Bourse Revelations Emerige, which showcases the French emerging scene, in 2015. Recent solo projects include la Cité des Sciences in Paris and La Villa Belleville, Paris. Bianca lives and works in Paris, France.

ADAM CRUCES is an artist who was born in 1985 in Houston, TX, USA. He received his BFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Kansas City Art Institute in 2008, and his MFA in Art and Media from Zürcher Hochschule der Künste in 2013. Cruces’ work has recently been exhibited at kim? Contemporary Art Center, Riga, LV; Helmhaus, Zurich, CH; Museo della Frutta, Turin, IT; Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus, DK; Galerie Joseph Tang, Paris, FR; Kunsthaus Langenthal, Langenthal, CH; and Berlin Biennale 9’s Fear of Content. He currently lives and works in Zurich, CH.

LAURIE KANG (b. 1985, Toronto, Canada) works in photography, sculpture, installation and video. Kang has exhibited internationally at Topless, New York; The Power Plant Gallery, Cooper Cole, 8-11, The Loon, Franz Kaka, Toronto; Parisian Laundry, Montreal; Carl Louie, London, Canada; Quezon City, Philippines; Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw; Raster Gallery, Warsaw, Poland; Camera Austria, Graz, Austria. Forthcoming exhibition sites include L’inconnue, Montreal; Gallery TPW, Toronto, Canada. She was recently artist in residence at Banff Center for Arts and Creativity, Alberta, Canada, and artist in residence at Interstate Projects in Brooklyn, NY. Kang lives and works in Toronto and holds an MFA from the Milton Avery School of the Arts at Bard College.