kinetic works & cosmic propulsions
October 20 November 20 2011
'another vacant space.' berlin
David Medalla, pioneer artist of land art, participation and kinetic art will present new works, his Cosmic Propulsions, (cosmic propulsions are projects for participatory and environmental art works) accompanied by a survey of his early kinetic work from SIGNALS Gallery 1964/1966, works on paper. His Cloud Canyons 1963-2011, the first work of auto creative art will be exhibited at 'another vacant space.'
Cloud Canyons are a continuing series of sculptures by David Medalla. Cloud Canyons are considered to be an iconic work of twentieth century art.
One of the series of Cloud Canyons was recently exhibited in May 2011 at the New Museum NYC. Another Cloud Canyon from the permanent collection of The City Art Gallery Aukland New Zealand was exhibited at The Sydney Biennale 2008. The sculpture has also been exhibited at Centre Pompidou in L'Informe 1997, Documenta 1972 - When Attitude Becomes Form.
Cloud Canyons from the permanent collection of the TATE Modern will be exhibited in the exhibition titled “Migrations” at TATE Britain in the year 2012.
David Medalla will be present to give a talk at the opening on his admiration for Walter Benjamin.
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