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Naturalia et artificialia. ECCENTRIC Art & Research’s first exhibition in Milan announced for October 12 2016.

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ECCENTRIC Art & Research è lieta di presentare la sua prima mostra che inaugurerà il 12 ottobre 2016 a Milano. La mostra includerà lavori di tutti gli artisti rappresentati fino ad oggi: Ivana Adaime Makac, Jamie Allen, Tomislav Brajnović, Sarah Ciracì, Baptiste Debombourg, Gabriele Di Matteo, Federico Luger, Brian Montuori, Steve Piccolo, Anja Puntari, Axel Straschnoy e Massimiliano Viel.

Naturalia et artificialia erano due categorie con cui si classificavano le meraviglie esposte negli studioli durante il Rinascimiento. Nel contesto di questa mostra queste categorie sono il fil rouge che attraversa i temi trattati da artisti e opere. Ma non è questa differenziazione in se stessa artificiale? Perché non esiste natura senza artificio, senza il filtro della cultura, né tecnologia o artificio che non partecipi della natura. Questo è il discorso che la mostra intende affrontare.

ECCENTRIC è un dispositivo flessibile senza una location fissa. Naturalia et artificialia avrà luogo nello spazio MyOwnGallery presso Superstudio, via Tortona 27, Milano, dal 12 al 21 ottobre 2016.

Naturalia et artificialia si realizza con il generoso supporto di PERFORMANT, SCOA ed EXEO Consulting.


ECCENTRIC Art & Research is pleased to present its first exhibition in Milan, opening on October 12, 2016. The exhibition will feature the work of all its represented artists up-to-date: Ivana Adaime Makac, Jamie Allen, Tomislav Brajnović, Sarah Ciracì, Baptiste Debombourg, Gabriele Di Matteo, Federico Luger, Brian Montuori, Steve Piccolo, Anja Puntari, Axel Straschnoy and Massimiliano Viel.

The title of the exhibition is Naturalia et artificialia, both of the categories with which the wonders exhibited in the cabinets of curiosities during the Renaissance were classified.
In the context of this exhibition both concepts work as the common thread that brings together the diverse topics addressed by the featured artists and artworks. All of them, in one way or another, pose questions about issues that have to do either with nature, or with artifice and technology, and often with both. However, isn’t’ this differentiation in itself artificial, and even false? Because there is no nature without artifice—without the artificial filter of culture—nor technology or artifice which doesn’t participate of nature.

ECCENTRIC is a flexible dispositive with no definite location. Naturalia et artificialia will take place in the space MyOwnGallery at Superstudio, via Tortona 27, Milano, from October 12 through the 21.

Naturalia et articifialia is realised with the generous support of PERFORMANT, SCOA and EXEO Consulting.

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ECCENTRIC Art & Research now represents the work of Jamie Allen

We are delighted to announce that ECCENTRIC Art & Research now represents the work of Jamie Allen.

Jamie Allen is a Canada-born artist, researcher, designer and teacher, interested in what technologies teach us about who we are as individuals, cultures and societies. He has been an electronics engineer, a polymer chemist and an exhibit maker with the American Museum of Natural History. He lectures, publishes and exhibits projects worldwide. His work has been exhibited at Kunsthal Aarhus and Nicholaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin for the 2014 transmediale afterglow; at the Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin for Olafur Eliasson’s Festival of Future Nows; and at Eastern Bloc Montreal, among many others. He is currently Senior Researcher at Critical Media Lab Basel.

For more information on the artist please click here.

Performance di E IL TOPO: Il manifesto rubato. Museo MADRE, venerdì 1 Luglio, 2016 ore 22, Napoli.

Durante la serata inaugurale della mostra Camille Corot sarà presente al museo il movimento E IL TOPO con l’azione performativa Il Manifesto Rubato (Sala della Musica, ore 22.00), durante la quale alcuni componenti del movimento saranno autori e allo stesso tempo vittime di azioni volte ad appropriarsi del loro stesso manifesto, custodito in un libro tascabile di recente pubblicazione (Un manifesto Topista, Edizioni Postmedia, Milano, 2016). E IL TOPO è un movimento internazionale e transgenerazionale portatore di un’attitudine sovversiva e libertaria, i cui progetti e azioni, sottilmente polemici, non conoscono né ruoli definiti né stili personali. Disseminati fra il pubblico, al Madre gli artisti daranno vita a situazioni imprevedibili e improvvise, dove ognuno, in modi e tempi diversi, interverrà per difendere e diffondere il libro e il suo manifesto. Autori degli interventi performativi: David Liver, Steve Piccolo, Martin Larralde, Giancarlo Norese, Gak Sato e Françoise Lonardoni, con riprese video di Armando della Vittoria. Artisti del movimento presenti: Gabriele Di Matteo, Piero Gatto, Angelo Leonardo, Francesca Napoli, Pietro Montone e Franco Silvestro.

Per maggiori informazioni su Gabriele Di Matteo si prega di cliccare qui.

Per maggiori informazioni sulla performance si prega di cliccare qui.

Per maggiori informazioni su E IL TOPO si prege di cliccare qui.

Axel Straschnoy, Le rappel à l’ordre (2016) opening June 30th, 5pm, at Forum Box, Helsinki


AXEL STRASCHNOY: Le rappel à l’ordre (2016) opening June 30th at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
01.07.2016 – 31.07.2016

Single-channel video works have become an important part of the art world offerings among other reasons due to their extreme portability: they can be shipped around the world by way of a dropbox link, they can be streamed online, played on a small TV, projected on a wall, presented as part of a bigger programme, screened in film festivals. In short: their display method is standardised and they travel cheaply. They are the traveling work by definition.

On the other hand, traditional artworks with a strong physical presence need special packing to survive and sophisticated logistics to arrive from place to place. The film addresses the complex web of shipping that lies behind the international art world and traveling exhibitions while being, in itself, one of the most portable kinds of artworks there is.

Le rappel à l’ordre
Directed by Axel Straschnoy
Sound Design: Karri Niinivaara / B-Sound
Colour Grading: Jussi Myllyniemi / Whitepoint
Shot at: Kiasma, Taidehalli, Turun Taidemuseo, EKKM, KUMU, Tallinna Kunstihoone, Nacionaline Dailes
Galerija, Kauno Bienale & Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires
Supported by: AVEK / Elena Näsänen & TAIKE
Produced by Kolme Perunaa, 2016

Forum Box
Ruoholahdenranta 3a,
00180 Helsinki

For more information on Le rappel à l’ordre please click here.

For more information on Axel Straschnoy please click here.

ECCENTRIC now represents the work of Tomislav Brajnović

We are pleased to announce that ECCENTRIC now represents the work of Tomislav Brajnović.

Tomislav Brajnović obtained his MA at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London in 2003. He is Assistant Professor at the Applied Arts Academy, University of Rijeka and teaches courses at the MA in Media Arts and Practices program and New Media at Applied Arts program. He is member of the artist organisations Delta 5 and SIZ, and founder of Studio Golo Brdo and Supper with the Artist projects. His work has been featured in many solo and group exhibitions in relevant spaces in Croatia and abroad.
He received several stipends and awards including Soros Grant, Gunk Foundation Grant and Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant.
Among the residencies he participated of are worth mentioning Leitrum Sculpture Centre, The Arctic Circle and FMC Kasterlee.

For more information on the artist please click here.

Baptiste Debombourg’s film T.C.S. at the APCd Fondation in Marly


Excerpts of the film T.C.S will be screened in the context of the exhibition Mobili-té-tät-tà-ty at the APCd Fondation in Marly, Switzerland,  a project in progress by Baptiste Debombourg & Antoine Melchior (courtesy Galerie Patricia Dorfmann, Paris).

For more information on Mobili-té-tät-tà-ty please click here.

For more information on Baptiste Debombourg please click here.

Federico Luger in Relevant Notes at Cara Gallery, New York

Federico Luger’s work is featured at Relevant Notes, a group exhibition that presents a dialogue between the work of 11 artists to explore the boundaries of disciplines among installation art, land art and architecture. Exhibiting in a wide variety of medias including installation, drawing, photography, painting and sculpture–each created over the past five decades – act as relevant notes to the testimony of the artists’ interpretation of the concept of human intervention. Studying their sustainability in the natural environment, these artists take the location and materials of their work into careful consideration using cultural, political and environmental histories to create art as a catalyst for change.

Through their respective practices, the exhibiting artists have been analyzing the unification of materials, space and nature to address the importance of interference. If the balance between these elements were to be lost the intervention of the artist would be lost as well. The visual and conceptual investigations into the conjunction of these elements transform the architectural space of the gallery into an exhibition space where the artist is evident and a vision is perceived.

Relevant Notes, as an exhibition, comments on the temporary nature of spatial structures and the constant flux of our environment. Physical and mental aspects of art making come through in order to express the importance of creating a history for a place and acknowledging the presence of the artist. With the constantly shifting nature of time and knowledge our focus is easily destabilized, causing us to forget what we have experienced in the past. The temporary aspect of these works, allow them to live in a location if only for a moment before they are moved or destroyed by the hand of man.

Artists Exhibited: Christo & Jeanne-Claude, Gianni Pettena, Bruna Esposito, Andres Jaque, Diango Hernandez, Igor Eskinja, Jason Middelbrook , Franklin Evans, Federico Luger, Matteo Berra, Ebtisam Abdulaziz.

From June 23 through July 30, 2016 at

Cara Gallery, 508 W 24th Street – New York, NY 10011.

For more information on Federico Luger please click here.

Lecture / Presentation: On Monday May 30, Gabriela Galati will present ECCENTRIC at NABA-Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti di Milano


On Monday May 30 Gabriela Galati will present ECCENTRIC to students of the MA in Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies and of the Academic Master in Photography and Visual Design.
The lecture / presentation will focus on the process of development of the project, and its specific traits, namely, the unavoidable relationship between art & research.

After the presentation, there will be time for questions and discussion.


Lecture / Presentazione: Lunedì 30 maggio Gabriela Galati presenterà ECCENTRIC presso la NABA-Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti di Milano

Lunedì 30 maggio Gabriela Galati presenterà ECCENTRIC presso la NABA-Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti di Milano agli studenti del biennio in Arti Visive e Studi Curatoriali e del Master in Photography and Visual Design. La conferenza / presentazione si concentrerà sul processo di sviluppo del progetto e le sue caratteristiche specifiche: il rapporto imprescindibile tra arte e ricerca.

Dopo la presentazione, ci sarà tempo per domande e dibattito.

Image caption: Axel Straschnoy, Kilpisjärvellä (in Kilpisjärvi) / Planetarium Still Series (2012). Framed inkjet print; 100 x 100 cm. Edition of 5+2 AP.