Who are the CEO’s of the GLCs? Who are their partners? … As usual, Azizan Paiman’s artwork put us to our critical thinking. His artwork, though it may seem at times talking about the Malaysian scenario, but it is actually generic, it happens in everywhere in the world. Perhaps this artwork is to serve as a reminder that there should not be any nepotism or cronyism in the organization. …what is your interpretation?
This stone is the biggest at the Idem workshop. It is 120 x 160 cm – about 4 x 5 feet. Will probably be printed in black. more information soon. Enquire on availability
Blanquet is finalizing the 4th (out of 6) lithograph print for the portfolio he is doing with MEL Publisher. Will be printed shortly at the IDEM Paris workshop.
Article on the exhibitions at the Fürstenfeldbruck Kunsthaus: the Stéphane Blanquet solo exhibition and the Graphzines exhibition organized by the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte.
From June 22nd to September 24th, Blanquet is presenting a new exhibition, “New Lung Seeded Inside” at the Fürstenfeldbruck Kunsthaus near Munich in Germany.
A wide variety of new works were created specifically for this exhibition among which a new big size kinetic installation, a series of terra-cotta sculptures, a new metallic sculpture and so on…
New lithographic print – size of sheet is about 45 x 55 cm (17.7 x 21.7 in), stone is 27,5 x 33 cm (10.8 x 13 in) – still untitled – proposed title is “Majesté furtive des éclats des goûts” – Mel Publisher – 60 copies numbered and signed by the artist – printed at Idem Paris – email us for information
Azizan Paiman will be presenting his art performance called “Putar Alam Cafe” in Singapore Biennale 2016. Deriving his idea from The Pentagon, Putar Alam Cafe is a five-sided polygon and interactive space where Azizan Paiman will be serving as the bartender in the middle. His Putar Alam Cafe menu includes “Sky Kingdom Juice”, “Capitalist Soda” etc. The mobile space is to allow visitors to have discussion or debate over various contemporary issues.
Azizan Paiman is known for his wittiness and humor in most of his artwork and art performance. He likes to challenge his audience with a deeper thought in his artwork. He has performed several art performance, one of his first performance was in 1999, the 1st Fukouka Asian Art Triennale in 1999, where he presented “Ais Krim Malaysia”.
For more information on the Singapore Biennale 2016, please click here.
For this project, Blanquet created all a range of new artworks: drawings, sculptures, picture discs, tapestries and so on… For the 40 picture discs, Blanquet created half of the songs and for the other half he invited The Residents, John Zorn, Mike Patton, Ikue Mori, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Pierre Bastien, John Duncan, Lydia Lunch, Robin Rimbaud – Scanner, David Toop, Emmanuel Dilhac, Marie Lisel, Mr Pimpant, les Choolers, Kokondo Zaz and Jean-Luc Terminarias. He will also present some music by Jean Dubuffet (thanks to the Dubuffet Fondation) and he worked with Brut Pop on music producing devices.
Blanquet created an installation, “La Colonne d’Appendices”, for the Pulp Festival at the Ferme du Buisson near Paris (Noisiel). The installation features nine separate rooms with different atmospheres and artworks. Exhibition from April 6th to April 24th. Information here. (No French available). To illustrate this article, pictures of the poster Blanquet created to be given away at the event. The artwork reproduced is the tapestry “Givre sur Austerité du Fléau”.
The exhibition was featured yesterday on the news on Arte, see here.
Malaysian contemporary artist Azizan Paiman has his works and his “Inventory” exhibition at Fumanart featured in The Edge Financial Daily 04/04/2016. Click here to the article.