Lima, Protocinema at Proyecto Amil
Protocinema at Proyecto AMIL
Thursday 18 January 2018
The talk will be in english
7:00 pm: Protocinema presentation by Mari Spirito
Mari Spirito (United States) is Founding Director and Curator of Protocinema, realizing site-aware exhibitions in the world, since 2011. Spirito has programmed Art Basel Conversations since 2014 and is an Associate Curator of Visual Arts at the Onassis Cultural Center in New York and Athens. She launched Alt Art Space, Istanbul, and was its Curator and Director from 2015 to 2017; served as an advisor to the 2nd Mardin Biennial, Turkey, 2012; and was Director of 303 Gallery New York, 2000–2012. She is President of the Board of Participant Inc, New York and holds a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art, Boston.
8:00 pm: Artist talk by Ghaith Mofeed
Ghaith Mofeed (Syria) lives and works in Istanbul, Turkey. During his talk the artist will introduce The Journey of a Cell, from The Black Sea to The Sea of Reality, project which documents the historical and geographical voyages of his ancestral heritage; as well as talk about other works in-progress. In 2015 Mofeed had a solo show titled The Value of a Cell at Protocinema’s Emerging Curator and Artist Series at 5533, Istanbul; and in 2017 participated in a residency at Delfina Foundation in London. He has worked as a Production Assistant at Alt Art Space (2015-2017) and Protocinema (2014-present).
Protocinema is an itinerant art organization realizing site-aware exhibitions in different places in the world. Free of 'brick and mortar', sites vary to respond both to global concerns and changing conditions on the ground.