M HKA gaat digitaal

Met M HKA Ensembles zetten we onze eerste échte stappen in het digitale landschap. Ons doel is met behulp van nieuwe media de kunstwerken nog beter te kaderen dan we tot nu toe hebben kunnen doen.

We geven momenteel prioriteit aan smartphones en tablets, m.a.w. de in-museum-ervaring. Maar we zijn evenzeer hard aan het werk aan een veelzijdige desktop-versie. Tot het zover is vind je hier deze tussenversie.

M HKA goes digital

Embracing the possibilities of new media, M HKA is making a particular effort to share its knowledge and give art the framework it deserves.

We are currently focusing on the experience in the museum with this application for smartphones and tablets. In the future this will also lead to a versatile desktop version, which is now still in its construction phase.

Andrei Monastyrsky

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° 1949

Né à Pechora, Petsamo (), vit à Moscow ().

[Andrei Monastyrsky](http://www.conceptualism-moscow.org/page?id=179&lang=en) is one of the most distinguished and influential representatives of Moscow Conceptualism. For most of the seventies, eighties, and nineties, his artist practice revolved around showing and transcending 'true' reality: an alternative to the idyllic reality of Soviet social realism, which was the only art tolerated by the Soviet authorities. Monastyrsky was a pioneering spirit and driving force behind leading Moscow artist association *Collective Actions*, an informal grouping of avant-garde artists who were primarily active in the broad field of conceptually inflected performance art. Participants would meet up at an assigned point to go to the venue. Many of their performances involved aspects of duration and were staged on the outskirts of the Russian capital, often taking place in semi-clandestine locations, the exact coordinates of which were only disclosed and trafficked by word of mouth. These *Collective Actions* were a means with which the Moscow Conceptualists could challenge the monopoly of social realism. Andrey Monastyrsky was born in Petsamo in the Murmansk region in 1949. He graduated from the language and literature department of Moscow State University. Since 1975 he has produced performances, objects, installations, texts, and visual poetry. He has been a member of the *Collective Actions* group since 1976. Editor and compiler of many important editions: first *MANI* (Moscow Archive of the New Art) folder in 1981, he also collected *MANI* texts between 1986 and 1991, and since 1976 has edited *Trips Out of the City* (volumes comprising works by the *Collective Actions* group) and the *Dictionary of Terms of the Moscow Conceptual School* (1998). Andrey Monastyrsky, together with the group *Collective Actions*, will represent Russia the Venice Biennale’s 54th International Art Exhibition. The curator of the pavilion, Boris Groys, a prominent Russian cultural theorist and one of the first researchers of Moscow conceptualism, says that Monastyrsky is more actual today than ever, using the very same approach to art which he developed in the 1970s. [Monastyrsky's texts](http://conceptualism.letov.ru/MONASTYRSKI-TEXTS.htm) [Stella Art Foundation](http://en.safmuseum.org/pages/bio.php?id=36.html)


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>Andrei Monastyrsky, Lieblich, 1976.Video, 8 mm film, dvd, mpeg, 00:01:17 min.

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>Andrei Monastyrsky, The Balloon, 1977.Video, 8 mm film, dvd, mpeg, 00:02:49 min.

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>Andrei Monastyrsky, The Slogan, 1978.Video, 8 mm film, dvd, mpeg, 00:04:43 min.

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>Andrei Monastyrsky, The Circle of CA, 1996.Installation, paper, 8 mm film, 63 x (42 x 29,5 cm).

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>Andrei Monastyrsky, Kashirskoe Shosse, 1998.Book, ink, paper, 784 p, language: Russian, publisher: Moscow: Ad Marginem Press, ISBN: 5-88059-037-2.

Tentoonstellingen & Ensembles


> Tentoonstelling: EXTRA MUROS: DE INTERNATIONALE - Museum of Affects. 26 November 2011 - 29 January 2012.

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> Tentoonstelling: Museum of Parallel Narratives. In the framework of L’Internationale. 14 May 2011 - 02 October 2011.

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> Tentoonstelling: Narcisse Tordoir – The Pink Spy. 13 March 2014 - 25 May 2014.

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> Tentoonstelling: The collection XXXIII – The Collection as a Character. 07 June 2013 - 22 September 2013.


> Tentoonstelling: The Melancholy of Resistance. 06 November 2010 - 03 January 2011.

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> Tentoonstelling: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE ARTWORK BECOMES A NOVEL?. 07 December 2012 - 21 April 2013.

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> Ensemble: Collectie Vlaamse Gemeenschap.

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> Ensemble: Collective Actions.

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> Ensemble: De M HKA - Collectie [The M HKA Collection].

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> Ensemble: EUROPE AT LARGE.


> Ensemble: NUCLEUS.

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> Ensemble: The Book Lovers.