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"Hong Kong Artist's Biennale 2005"
2005-04-01 until 2005-04-30
Club 64
Hong Kong, , HK Hong Kong

Lunatic collectors. Superstitious sowers. Eccentric woolgatherers...This artist run show is an open forum for images, words and sounds. It is concerned with non-hierchical collecting, with anarchic exhibition systems. Enabled through an international network of artists' web forums, personal relationships and chance notices, the project traverses China, Asia, North America, Europe, South America and the Middle East...And there is a twisted romanticism at the heart of this project - built as it is around a belief in freewheeling (non)curating. In this spirit artists from all over the world have submitted their work, making this one of the most international exhibitions ever held in Hong Kong. In the end, the entire project will be archived in a time-capsule cum 'seed'...

The leftovers of the exhibition will be buried in the site of the future West Kowloon Cultural District site, a little semi-toxic seed for the future of Hong Kong's cultural topography. Another version will be taken to Venice as an ad-hoc 'addition' to the Venice Biennalełand dropped into the lagoon. Here the contributions ultimately come together as kernels and curses towards the future of art. Art as international, superstitious agriculture?

The theme of this biennale is MOONSTRUCK, and it celebrates the aberrant, angry, ape, athrill, barmy, batty, beatific, berserk, beside oneself, bewildered, blissful, bonkers, carried away, confused, cool, corybantic, cracked, crazed, crazy, delirious, cuckoo, daft, delighted, delirious, demented, deranged, deviant, deviate, dingy, dippy, disarranged, disordered, distracted, distraught, disturbed, dreamy, drunk, ecstatic, elated, enraptured, enthused, enthusiastic, entranced, erratic, euphoric, excited, far out, fervent, fevered, feverish, fiery, flaky, flipped out, flipped, floating, flushed, flying high, frantic, fraught, freaked out, frenetic, frenzied, fruity, furious, gone, hallucinatory, happy, haywire, hectic, high, hopped up, hot, hyper, hysterical, idiotic, imbalanced, in exaltation, incoherent, inflamed, insane, intoxicated, irrational, joyful, joyous, keyed up, kooky, lightheaded, lunatic, mad, maniac, maniacal, manic, mental, nuts, nutty, out, overexcited, overjoyed, overwrought, potty, psycho, pyretic, rabid, raging, rambling, rapturous, raving, ravished, realgone, rhapsodic, screw loose, screwball, screwy, sent, shook up, silly, spaced out, spazzed out, stoned, sunny, thrilled, tickled pink, touched, transported, turned on, unbalanced, unglued, unhinged, unreasonable, unscrewed, unsettled, unzipped, upbeat, violent, wacky, wandering, weird, weirded out, whackoagitated, wicked, wigged out, wild, wired, worked up, and ARTISTIC things that make life interesting.

Over one hundred artists from around the world will be participating in the exhibition. Laura Castanedo is among the artists.

IMAGE
Laura Castanedo
Celebrate Myself V
2005
Acrylic Painting
23 x 25 cm

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