LOOP Barcelona 2016:
artistic programme

LOOP Barcelona 2016:
artistic programme

LOOP Barcelona

Rona Yefman & Tanja Schlander, Pippi Longstocking, The Strongest Girl in the World (video still), 2006–08. Installation view, Abu-Dis. Courtesy of the artist and Sommer Contemporary Art.
May 10, 2016

Fair: June 2–4, 2016
Professional preview and vernissage: June 2
Talks: June 1–4
Festival: May 26–June 10

Main venue
Pelai, 28  
08001 Barcelona 

T +34 932 155 260
fair [​at​] loop-barcelona.com 

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47 contemporary artist films and videos presented by their galleries, from June 2 to June 4. 

Kader Attia (Galerie Krinzinger); Adriana Barreto (Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art); Johan Bergström Hyldahl (Cecilia Hillström Gallery); Julien Bismuth (Galerie GP & N Vallois); Zoulikha Bouabdellah (Galerie Mathias Coullaud); Margaux Bricler (Michel Rein); Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukács (AKINCI); Chien-Chi Chang (Chi-Wen Gallery); Shezad Dawood (Galerie Gabriel Rolt); Robyn Denny and Mamela Nyamza (Gallery MOMO); Helen Dowling (tegenboschvanvreden); Nir Evron (Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art); Ângela Ferreira (Marlborough Contemporary); Péter Forgács (Ani Molnár Gallery); Aslan Gaisumov (Kromus + Zink); Dora García (Galería Juana de Aizpuru); Shaun Gladwell (ANALIX FOREVER); Niklas Goldbach (Bendana | Pinel Art Contemporain); Tao Hui (AIKE-DELLARCO); Lewis Klahr (àngels barcelona & Anthony Reynolds); Charlotte Lagro (Nadja Vilenne); Sigalit Landau (Galerie Christophe Gaillard); Ange Leccia (Galerie Jousse Entreprise); Malcolm Le Grice (Richard Saltoun); Laida Lertxundi (Galería Marta Cervera); Michael Linares (Galería Agustina Ferreyra); Basim Magdy (.artSümer); Adrian Melis (ADN Galería); Antoni Miralda (Galeria SENDA); Daniel Monroy Cuevas (Arredondo Arozarena); Tania Mouraud (EASTWARDS PROSPECTUS); Paulo Nazareth (Mendes Wood DM); Hans Op de Beeck (Galerie Ron Mandos); Raúl Ortega Ayala (Dürst Britt & Mayhew); Ferhat Özgür (Galerie Bernhard Bischoff & Partner / Videokunst.ch); Estefanía Peñafiel Loaiza (Galerie Alain Gutharc); Txuspo Poyo (Galería Vanguardia); Janis Rafa (Martin van Zomeren); Louis-Cyprien Rials (Galerie Dohyang Lee); Maxime Rossi (Galerie Allen); María Ruido (Galería Rosa Santos); Pilvi Takala (Carlos/Ishikawa); James Webb (Galerie Imane Farès); Arda Yalkin (Gaia Gallery); Lee Yanor (Zemack Contemporary Art); Rona Yefman & Tanja Schlander (Sommer Contemporary Art); Gaston Zvi Ickowicz (Hezi Cohen Gallery).

The selection of works has been undertaken by a committee of collectors formed by Haro Cumbusyan, Renee Drake, Josée & Marc Gensollen and Isabelle Lemaître, and chaired by Jean-Conrad Lemaître.
LOOP Talks. A four-day forum on video art and cinema, from June 1 to June 4.

Erika Balsom, Raymond Bellour, Filipa César, David Claerbout, Jacqui Davis, Antje Ehmann, Gabriela Galcerán, Malcolm Le Grice, Anthony McCall, Ani Molnar, Gloria Moure, Anthony Reynolds, Stefanie Schulte Strathaus, and Christine Van Assche

The complete LOOP Talks programme can be found here

Exhibitions and activities
Under the premise “[video] art & cinema. Faraway, So Close,” drawn by artistic director Conrado Uribe, LOOP Festival unfolds in a number of venues in Barcelona. Highlights of this year are:

Arabian Nights trilogy Spanish preview by Miguel Gomes, spanish preview at Filmoteca de Catalunya, from May 27 to May 29
Solid Lights and Performance, the first Spanish survey of Anthony McCall, curated by Gloria Moure, at Fundació Gaspar, opening on May 31
Harun Farocki. Empathy curated by Antje Ehmann and Carles Guerra, at Fundació Antoni Tàpies, opening on June 1 
Film Image, Colour and Improvisation a performance by Malcolm Le Grice, at Capella MACBA, on June 4 
“Why Games? Can an Art Professional Think?” a conference by Hito Steyerl, at Fundació Antoni Tàpies on June 8

This year’s programme is the joint result of the LOOP curatorial team: Xavier Bassas, Pascale Cassagnau, Carolina Ciuti, Anna Dot, Antje Ehmann, Menene Gras, Carles Guerra, Arnau Horta, Joana Hurtado, Rosa Lleó, Martina Milà, Luis Miñarro, Gloria Moure, Diana Padrón, Imma Prieto, Hilde Teerlink, Rubén Verdú, and Andrés Vial.

LOOP Awards
A jury formed by Ferran Barenblit, Dirk Snauwaert and Kathryn Weir will award two films from the main selection with the Acquisition Award, with the support of Hoteles Catalonia, to a film which is acquired and included in the LOOP Collection, deposited at the MACBA; and the LOOP Fair Award, to the best gallery proposal.  

Winner of the Video Production Prize 2016, artist Carles Congost, will be premiering his project Wonders on May 26 at Arts Santa Mònica. This is a yearly joint co-production award of a video-based project promoted by the Xarxa de Centres d’Arts Visuals of Catalonia, Arts Santa Mònica and LOOP, with the collaboration of other partners. 

Discovery Award finalists have been announced and will be presented on May 17 at Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm, where the award winner selected by jury members David Armengol, Ferran Barenblit, Carolyn Drake, and Jaap Guldemond, will be revealed.

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