Alexandra Dementieva at Laser Talks

  On Saturday 12 September Alexandra Dementieva takes part in the launch by Leonardo/ISAST and the CYLAND MediaArtLab of Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous St Petersburg in conjunction with the CYFEST 13 Festival theme Chaos and Cosmos. With as its subjectThe Cosmos above us and the touchscreen in front of us, this LASER will present “out of this world” artists and scientists as a preview to the upcoming festival and the Leonardo journal on Space Arts in English and Russian. Participants of this discussion are artists whose interest is addressed to the Cosmos,… Read More

Alexandra Dementieva in Empirical Nonsense Daily

In today’s edition of the Empirical Nonsense Daily (END) we’re excited to present the latest work by Alexandra Dementieva, A capella singing (we are never alone). Dementieva is mainly interested in social psychology and perception and their application in multimedia interactive installations. During lockdown she saw herself confronted with lots of time and isolation which led her to develop this tongue-in-cheek series of four short videos. In these she creates several doppelgangers to explore the possibilities of creating rhythm, maybe a melody and train her memory. In addition Dementieva also created the… Read More

Alexandra Dementieva – news

Alexandra Dementieva is taking part in two group shows and is guest editor of the magazine Dannie.r. She also curates RusClub, a on-going programme of Russian movies. Still from Twin Depths – installation on 7 monitors – on the unsuccessful try-out to return back into water performed during 7 consecutive days The ID. ART:TECH EXHIBITION, first shown last year at Ca’ Foscari Zattere Cultural Flow Zone in Venice, explores ID as a phenomenon with a wide scatter of meanings – from the term in psychoanalysis (id) to the document that certifies one’s identity… Read More

Alexandra Dementieva in Venice and Brussels

Alexandra Dementieva‘s work can be seen in two exhibitions in the upcoming days. The touring exhibition CYFEST-12 will visit Venice on the occassion of the Venice Biennial. The ID. ART:TECH EXHIBITION is dedicated to the ID as a phenomenon with a wide scatter of meanings – from the term in psychoanalysis (id) to the document that certifies one’s identity (ID). The show is situated around what ID represents in the world of people and things, what new meanings come to life when they interact and what this leads to. Alexandra Dementieva contributes with the… Read More

Alexandra Dementieva in The Creative Machine

Alexandra Dementieva is showing her installation ‘Breathless‘ in The Creative Machine 2 Exhibition PV in London from 7 November. This exhibition, curated by William Latham, Anna Frants, Elena Gubanova and Frederic Leymarie, explores the twilight world between human and machine creativity. The exhibition shows works by selected artists linked to Goldsmiths and artists from the CYLAND MediaArtLab based in St. Petersburg, Russia. Developed in association with the Youth Education Center at the Hermitage Museum and The Leonardo Journal, the works shown include Virtual Reality Installations, Sculptures, Computer Art Installations, Video Art Installations and Machine Learning… Read More

Alexandra Dementieva in Permittivity of free space and Interalia Magazine

Alexandra Dementieva currently takes part in the group exhibition ‘Permittivity of free space’, opening tonight in the London APT Gallery and running until August 5th. From APT’s press release: The title of this exhibition refers to the resistance that material has to the flow of electricity and also applies to the vacuum of space. Alternative meanings relating to taking transitory ownership of the space are also relevant. The participating artists intend to develop progressive processes in the gallery space that include migrations of art works as well as the potential for changes… Read More

Blow – Bomans – Dementieva

The BD-artists are busy! Please find an overview of some of their recent activities below. Mike BLOW recently took part in the ‘Image & Sound’ Workshop at the Institut Français in Athens, run by Michael Ackerman, Stéphane Charpentier and Alyssa Moxley. Void edited, printed and bound together with the participants “Almost True”, a limited edition publication with the works produced during the week. “Almost True” comes inside a box, with an installed sound module, 2 prints by Michael Ackerman and Stéphane Charpentier and will be available online soon. On Friday 29 June Mike… Read More

Breathless

Alexandra Dementieva at ADAF 2018 The 14th edition of the Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF) explores the unknown future of the Technological Apocalypse through art, science and technology. This year’s theme is ‘Singularity Now’ with singularity being “associated with infinity, the unknown, and the beginning of universes, both physical and conceptual.” The question is how this notion can be linked to art and technology. Within this context Alexandra DEMENTIEVA‘s installation ‘Breathless’ (2012) was selected as an answer to the call “to submit works and achievements which outline, comment, foresee, or determine the upcoming… Read More

Alexandra Dementieva and AnneMarie Maes at Nova XX

  The new forum Nova XX is dedicated to technological, scientific and artistic innovation by women on the eve of the fourth industrial revolution. The first edition takes place in Brussels from 9 till 30 December 2017. At the centre is the exhibition with 9 installations by Brussels and European artists. Bureau Doove is extremely proud that AnneMarie Maes and Alexandra Dementieva were invited to present their installations Sensorial Skin for an Intelligent Beehive and Breathless. Nova XX further presents 7 Brussels start-ups and four thematic conferences that in total will celebrate… Read More

Leroy, Maes, Hulsmans and Ara

Some news about the current activities of some BD artists plus an important teaser at the end. Dominique Leroy at La Méridienne, Lunéville Dominique Leroy is showing his poetic sonic installation Jardin nô at Theatre La Méridienne in Lunéville (near Nancy). First shown at the Galerie RDV in Nantes this installation refers to the traditional Japanese theatre. This kinetic garden is composed of interlacing vegetals and small mechanics on recycled hard disks that rub, scratch and hit to create a sound that reminds of insects. This sculpture is activated by a series… Read More