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.

Exhibition: Olga Chernysheva – Keeping Sight

M HKA, Antwerpen

24 October 2014 - 18 January 2015

©Courtesy Diehl Gallery Berlin

For the 2014 collection intervention, the M HKA invited the internationally renowned Russian artist Olga Chernysheva (born in 1962, Moscow) to investigate the collection and develop a response to it. The M HKA acquired a major new work by her, the video installation Screens (2013), which, together with her audiovisual work, photos and drawings, was on display at the exhibition.

Chernysheva is a leading name from the Moscow generation emerging in the 90s who made a name for herself during a period of great political and cultural changes, which were, however, partly determined by the difficult reforms of the Soviet system and the economic problems that affected a large part of the population. Her work in different media - including very short essays which she combines with still or moving images - is based on a close observation of the reality around her.

Olga Chernysheva continues the long Russian tradition of social realism (very different form Socialist Realism, the official artistic doctrine of the former Soviet Union) and of art as a kind of critical and compassionate narrative. Her work is formally sophisticated, subtle and humorous.



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>Olga Chernysheva, Series 'Domestication', 2014, colour photo, Collection Dmitry Aksenov, Courtesy Diehl Gallery - Berlin

>Olga Chernysheva, Series 'Domestication', 2014, colour photo, Collection Dmitry Aksenov, Courtesy Diehl Gallery - Berlin

> Antoni Muntadas, Emission - Réception, 1973-1974. Installation, slides.

> Hans Eijkelboom, Fotonotities 1992-2007, een keuze uit het fotografisch dagboek [Photo Notes 1992 - 2007: A Selection from the Photographic Diary], 1992-2007. Installation, c-print, epson luster paper, 160 x (60 x 50 cm).

> Hermann Pitz, Camera, 1997. Sculpture, wood, concrete, 19 x 22 x 8 cm.

> Francis Alÿs, When Faith Moves Mountains, Lima, Peru, April 11, 2002, 2002. Installation, mixed media, variable dimensions.

> Olga Chernysheva, Windows, 2007. Installation, 16 ipads.

> Olga Chernysheva, On Duty, 2007. Photography, 11 photo's, optical silver gelatin prints, framed , 11 x (136 x 90 cm).

> Olga Chernysheva, Moscow Area, 2008-2012. Installation, series of 80 black and white small-format slides in carousel .

> Olga Chernysheva, Cactus Seller, 2009. Photography, 33 lightboxes, mixed media, 33 x (51 x 36 x 8 cm).

> Olga Chernysheva, To Moscow, 2009. Photography, 8 photo's, analogue on barite paper, framed, 8 x (75 x 111 cm).

> Olga Chernysheva, Guard, 2009. Photography, 7 photo's, gelatin silver fibre prints, framed , 7 x (150 x 100 cm).

> Olga Chernysheva, Trashman, 2011. Video, projection, 00:06:30.

> Olga Chernysheva, Clippings, 2012-2013. Installation, 8 flatscreens .

> Olga Chernysheva, Untitled (Person Protected by ...), 2012. Drawing, 12 drawings, charcoal on paper, collage, framed, 42 x 59,5 cm, 42 x 30 cm .

> Olga Chernysheva, Life in Art, 2013. Drawing, charcoal, pencil, paper, 3 x (30 x 41,5 cm), 4 x (42 x 59 cm).

> Olga Chernysheva, Screens, 2013. Installation, 12 flatscreens .

> Olga Chernysheva, Briefly, 2013. Drawing, 10 drawings, charcoal on paper, 10 x (37 x 59 cm).

> Olga Chernysheva, Domestication, 2013. Photography, 20 photo's, colour, unframed , 90 x 120 cm, 90 x 135 cm.

> Olga Chernysheva, Inconsolable: The Giver of Hope at Revolution Square, 2014. Video, 00:07:17.