Welcome to the ikono On Air Festival

Welcome to the ikono On Air Festival

September 6th, 2013 | Festival

From the 6th to 29th September 2013, the ikono On Air Festival will air a daily program of international video art, featuring artworks from stars including Bill Viola, Brian Eno, Alfredo Jaar or Anthony McCall and over 200 additional established and emerging artists. 6th of… Read More

Uriel Orlow – Yellow Limbo

Uriel Orlow – Yellow Limbo

September 6th, 2013 | Festival

Uriel Orlow is known for his modular, multi-media installations that focus on specific locations and micro-histories and bring different image-regimes and narrative modes into correspondence. His work is concerned with spatial manifestations of memory, blind spots of representation and forms of haunting. Solo exhibitions in… Read More

Xavier Veilhan – The possibilities of representation

Xavier Veilhan – The possibilities of representation

September 6th, 2013 | Festival

Xavier Veilhan was born in France in 1963, and currently works and lives in Paris. Veilhan uses digital photography, sculpture, public statuary, video, installations and even the art of the exhibition, to build his work around the same axis: the possibilities of representation. One of… Read More

Amy Granat – 2+1+1+2 (for Niki)

Amy Granat – 2+1+1+2 (for Niki)

September 5th, 2013 | Festival

Amy Granat makes abstract films without using a camera. Instead she uses color or acid and scratches and puncturesg the film strip. The manual modifications create a variety of reflections and distortions that, through projecting them, generate their own pictures and shapes. On Air: Amy… Read More

Simon Faithfull – Escape Vehicle No. 6

Simon Faithfull – Escape Vehicle No. 6

September 5th, 2013 | Festival

Simon Faithfull is a contemporary artist whose work has been exhibited extensively around the world. His practice has been described as an attempt to understand and explore the planet as a sculptural object – to test its limits and report back from its extremities. Within… Read More

Johannes Contag – The Twilight Drone

Johannes Contag – The Twilight Drone

September 5th, 2013 | Festival

Born in Freiburg (Germany), Johannes Contag is a Wellington-based artist currently active in large-ensemble composition, soundtrack production, and live band performance. His interest in experimental film stems largely from his compositional concerns, aiming for the visuals to be an extension of the sound and vice… Read More

Lydia Chai – Moon Rising

Lydia Chai – Moon Rising

September 5th, 2013 | Festival

Lydia Chai (B. 1980, Malaysia.) graduated from Elam School of Fine Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2004. She makes paintings, videos and more recently music. To Chai, painting and music are closely related; with her abstract watercolours she explores musicality and rhythm…. Read More

Clinton Watkins – Light

Clinton Watkins – Light

September 5th, 2013 | Festival

Since 1994 Clinton Watkins has produced artwork that investigates affects that combinations of sonic and visual information can have on an audience. The key conceptual issues of his work are drawn from an interest in constructing immersive experiences through the use of sound, colour and… Read More

Gemma Syme – This is driving me quackers

Gemma Syme – This is driving me quackers

September 5th, 2013 | Festival

Gemma Syme works in video, performance and music. She has been involved in a number of performance works and exhibitions at venues including Enjoy Gallery (Wellington) and The New Zealand Film Archive. She is a member of the musical performance group Trimasterbate and also performs… Read More

Ben Holmes – TV Hooks

Ben Holmes – TV Hooks

September 5th, 2013 | Festival

Ben Holmes is an Auckland based artist whose practice incorporates music/sound, video and performance. His work often draws on common pre-rational sound devices and effects that permeate everyday culture as a springboard for setting up different kinds of experiential ‘games’. He commonly incorporates different forms… Read More