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Gallery Weekend Berlin Preview: The Unreliable Narrator at Campagne Première

by Nicole Rodríguez Woods
Truth is complicated. We live in a world bombarded by coded messages that urge us to perk up, pay attention, take sides, and weed out those that are trustworthy from those that are less so. In film, television, print, and online we are in a constant state of self-definition: this is us, that is them. We define ourselves against a backdrop of trusted leaders, voices, guides, and influencers. But ultimately, how can you tell the truth? How can you tell the truth? As part of this year’s Gallery Weekend Berlin and in collaboration with London-based gallery waterside contemporary, Campagne Premi&... [more]
Posted by Nicole Rodríguez Woods on 4/29/15
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Uriel Orlow

While the focus of "The Short and The Long of It" is a real event, Uriel Orlow is more intent on permitting us glimpses than revealing the whole picture. Spilling evocative images and letting out the narrative like yards of rope, Orlow in turn leads and obscures our reading of carefully edited artefacts, images and texts, so that the momentum of our own curiosity dictates the extent of our fragmentary understanding. The installation relates to an incident that unfolded during the outbreak of the ‘Six Day War’, or the ‘June War’ in 1967. The conflict between Israel, Egypt, Jorda... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 11/8/10
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Group Show

Campagne Première is pleased to announce the group show "Hors d'Oeuvre". The exhibition will feature work by Victor Burgin, Ryan Gander, Friederike Hamann, Anna Leader, and Uriel Orlow. The exhibition will open with a reception on Friday, July 9 from 6-9pm and will be on view until September 18, 2010. The group exhibition is centred around wordplay with the expression "Hors d'Oeuvre", in the sense of the work before, beyond or outside of a work of art. Is an outside of the work possible, does it exist? What kind of attention is given to preliminary efforts, to texts/works about and accompanyin... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 7/17/10