Ieva Kraule-Kuna & Elina Vitola – Artist Crisis Center II: Tact Gear

The Space Conductors Are Among Us – Part IV

In collaboration with 427 Gallery (Riga, LV)
19 November – 13 December 2020
Thu-Sun, 14-18 hrs

Press

KubaParis
Ieva Kraule-Kuna & Elina Vitola – ARTIST CRISIS CENTER II: TACT GEAR
2 December 2020

Daily Lazy
Artist Crisis Center II: Tact Gear at P/////AKT / Amsterdam
1 December 2020

Echo Gone Wrong
Photo reportage from ‘Artist Crisis Center II: Tact Gear’ by Ieva Kraule-Kuna & Elina Vitola at P/////AKT
30 November 2020

 

Under the title Tact Gear you will find a portable version of Artist Crisis Center – a physical manifestation of metaphysical space for discussing as well as creating, transporting and exhibiting art. The modestly sized (fig. 1), collapsable (fig. 7-9) backpack includes:
A
a portable table (fig. 2)
B.1.
Artist Crisis Center user manual (fig. 2)
B.2
a sketchbook (fig. 2)
C
an endless blues pencil (fig. 2)
D
a medium size primed canvas ready for painting (fig. 2)
E
an extra large primed canvas ready for painting (can be used as a yoga mat or temporary bed) (fig. 3)
F
a necktie to bring some class to any outfit (fig. 2)
G
a functional bag (fig. 2)
H
a paintbrush with extra long handle to maintain/cover distance (fig. 2)
I
a compartment with built-in answers to all the big questions (cannot be opened by any physical means) (fig. 2)
J
an opportunity to reach for those unattainable answers (fig. 2)
K
an easy to prepare meal (fig. 2, 4 and 5)
L
a waterproof coat (fig. 2)
M
a room to grasp, hold and in which to be touched by something (fig. 2)
N
a studio with a skylight (fig. 12)
O.1.
an art gallery that can be expanded by joining in union with fellow backpack owners (fig. 13, 14, 16)
O.2.
a temporary housing solution (fig. 14)
P
a flag to declare your ideals to the world (fig. 18-19)
Q
an outfit for a special occasion (fig. 20)
R
an extension for yourself (fig. 21-22)
S
contemporary art (fig. 23)

The project is realized in collaboration with 427 Gallery (Riga, Latvia).
More info on:
fourtoseven.info
ievakraule.com
elinavitola.tumblr.com

A special thanks to Kaspars Groševs and The Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

Please read our covid-19 protocol before your visit: https://www.pakt.nu/2020/covid-19/

The edition Artist Crisis Center II: Tact Gear is for sale. More information here.

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