Start Up Lectures 2016-17: Image Diplomacy
First broadcast: Mon 06.03.2017, 11.06 Uhr MEZ
Rerun: Wed 15.03.2017, 21.00 Uhr MEZ
A Broadcast in collaboration with: Vladislav Shapovalov
In 2016-17, the Fellowship Program for Art and Theory at Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen focuses on projects concerned with physical deviance, educational spirits, apparently obsolete image production processes, and former geopolitics. In the context of the Start Up Lectures 2016-17 on 21 October 2016, the new fellows Eva Egermann, Stefan Hayn, Kerstin Schroedinger, and Vladislav Shapovalov presented their work and their plans for the coming months.
In the March broadcast you can hear the presentation by Vladislav Shapovalov.
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Vladislav Shapovalov (*1981, Rostov-on-Don, Russia) is an artist and researcher living and working in Milan and Moscow. He was a member of the art-group Radek Community from 1999-2007. Since 2008 he has been working independently on projects that focus on rethinking images, cultural artifacts and the construction of narratives as a way to construe and analyze geopolitical configurations. In 2016/17, Shapovalov took part in the Fellowship Program for Art and Theory in Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen with support from the City of Innsbruck. He is currently preparing his first solo exhibition Image Diplomacy in the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (as from 17.11.2017), in which the film of the same name as well as the installation produced in Büchsenhausen, I Left My Heart in Rhodesia (2017), will be shown among other things. A further solo exhibition by Vladislav Shapovalov will take place as from the beginning of December 2017 at ar/ge kunst in Bolzano.
Recent exhibitions include Atlas [of the ruins] of Europe, curated by Julia Morandeira Arrizabalaga and José Riello, CentroCentro, Madrid, 2016; Fear. The Origin of the State, curated by Fedor Blašák and Christian Kobald, Nová synagóga / Kunsthalle Žilina, Slovakia, 2015; The School of Kyiv. Kyiv Biennial, curated by Hedwig Saxenhuber and Georg Schollhammer, Kyiv, 2015; Sources Go Dark, curated by Valerio Borgonuovo and Silvia Franceschini, Futura Center for Contemporary Art, Prague, 2015.
In the context of the Fellowship Program for Art and Theory 2016-17 at Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen in Innsbruck, Vladislav Shapovalov published the book Image Diplomacy (2020).