Dreams’ Time Capsule in Sharjah, UAE

The Dreams’ Time Capsule project has been invited by the Maraya Art Centre to be installed at the Al Qasba area and the Al Majaz park in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. During the four-days-long event, curated by Alexandra MacGilp, visitors have stepped into the itinerant installation to share one of their own dreams. In so doing, they have contributed to expanding the audio archive (to date about 1470 dreams’ descriptions).
From 22nd to 24th March and on 27th March, about 150 participants have participated in the project. We want to thank all the collaborators: Alicia, Rode, Ruby, Vivien, and Ali. Our best greetings to the director Giuseppe Moscatello and the Maraya Art Centre staff who made it possible. Eva Frapiccini’s residency program in Sharjah was supported  by FARE Milano in partnership with the Maraya Art Centre.

The DTC project travels towards the Art Week, Dubai

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Dreams’ Time Capsule will participate in Art Week which takes place from 13 – 19 March 2016, in Dubai.
The Artist Eva Frapiccini is Maraya Art Centre’s resident artist in partnership with FARE, Milan. Her project Dreams’ Time Capsule will be on view at Sikka Art Fair, Dubai, then move to Sharjah to Maraya Art Centre, at Al Qasba, and then Al Majaz Waterfront.
After the United Arab Emirates, the project will travel to the United Kingdom, to be exposed at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, in July 2016.
– Sikka Art Fair, Dubai (18th – 19th March 2016); Al Qasba (22nd – 24th March 2016) and Al Majaz Waterfront (26th – 27th March 2016), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
– Yorkshire Sculpture Park (21th – 31th July 2016), Wakefield, United Kingdom
Public Talk:
21th September 2016 | 7 p.m.
Maraya Art Center, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
In conversation: Eva Frapiccini, visual artist and Ph.D researcher in Fine Art & Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, United Kingdom; El-Sayed El Aswad, professor of Anthropology at Department of Sociology, UAE University, Abu Dhabi; Janet Bellotto, Associate Dean College of Arts and Creative Enterprises, Zayed University, Dubai, and Alexandra Helen Macgilp, curator at the Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah.

DTC project on “Working Geographies”, by Mousse Publishing

The book Working Geographies  RESÒ International Art Exchange Residency Program, edited by Mousse Publishing, Milano, was presented during the last edition of Artissima Art Fair.
Resò is the international art residency program for Piedmont, run in collaboration with leading Piedmont institutions for contemporary art and education, the platform is supported and promoted by the Foundation for Modern and Contemporary Art CRT.
The selection of the artists involved has been made by a committee representing the institutions involved in Piedmont (Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea,Unidee Cittadellarte, Spinola Banna Foundation for Art, CeSAC, PAV-Parco d’Arte Vivente) and in the residencies partners of the program (the Townhouse Gallery, Cairo; Khoj International Artists Association, New Delhi; Capacete, Rio de Janeiro; Lugar a Dudas, Cali)  book embodies all the works of the artists selected for the residency program from 2010 until 2015.
The book embodies all the works of the artists selected for the residency program from 2010 until 2015. Among them the Dreams’ Time Capsule project which took place at the  Townhouse residency, in 2012, when Eva Frapiccini was invited in residence. (see also this Link)
We publish an expert of the catalog published in November 2015, with a text by the curator Luisa Perlo (a.titolo).
LINK: 
http://www.reso-network.net/       
(click on the images for full-size)

>Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea / Rivoli / Europe

The Dreams’ Time Capsule project was hosted at the Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, in Rivoli, from June to September 2014.
Eva Frapiccini was invited to participate in the group exhibition Ritratto dell’ Artista da Giovane | Portrait of the artist as Young (Wo)man, curated by Marcella Beccaria. The exhibitions explored the remarkable development of contemporary art in Italy over the last 10 years, including 25 artists, from the latest generations promoted by the Museum thanks to the generous contribution of the Castello’s friends. In the same exhibition, there was a selection of the work in progress Dream Diary, in which Frapiccini uses some of the dreams of the Dreams Tim Capsule project’s audio archive.

 

LINKS:
Ritratto dell’artista da giovane / Portrait of the Artist as a Young (Wo)Man

 

> We Traders / Turin / Italy / Europe

Turin, May 15th, 2014
The itinerant exhibition We-Traders. Swapping Crisis for City connects initiatives by artists, designers, activists and many other citizens from five distinct European contexts. In Lisbon, Madrid, Toulouse, Turin and Berlin. The project was supported by the Goethe Institute. 
 Dreams’ Time Capsule by visual artist Eva Frapiccini was invited and hosted at the Toolbox – FabLab in Turin.  The collection point was curated by Angelika Fitz and Rose Epple and co-curated by the curatorial collective a.titolo.
Artists invited: Stefano Boccalini, Andrea Caretto & Raffaella Spagna, Eva Frapiccini, Michelangelo Pistoletto.

 

More info: WE TRADERS 

>Manama / Bahrain / The Middle East

On March 2014, the artist Eva Frapiccini was invited to participate in a month-long residency upon the invitation of the American-swiss curator Alexandra Stock and Al Riwaq Art Space in Manama, Bahrain. 

from 3rd to 9th March 2014, The Dreams’ Time Capsule was one of the main projects that were showed during the Festival of Public Art Alwan 338. Foundations, curated by Alexandra Stock. The participative event was installed during 6 days in front to the Al Riwaq Art Space in Manama.

During the opening and the following days, the artist Eva Frapiccini and the volunteers invited the visitors to enter inside the itinerant station in order to record one of their dreams. The visitors participated with more 130 testimonies, giving their enthusiastic feedbacks.

We wish to thank all the Al Riwaq team and the volunteers that were very supportive. Again we would like to thank all the artists and visitors who have lived with us this great experience. Inshallah we’ll see soon.

Below some pics of the participatory event.

 

LINKS:

ALWAN 338. FOUNDATIONS

https://alwanfestival.wordpress.com/2014/02/18/eva-frapiccini-interview-artist-talk-workshop/

https://alwanfestival.wordpress.com/2014/03/05/be-apart-of-the-dreams-time-capsule-project/

>Riga / Latvia / Europe

The Dreams’ Time Capsule project have participated in the White Night Festival in Riga, on September 7th and 8th 2013. The participatory event was invited by the kim? Contemporary Art Center, and curated by the chief curator Zane Onckule.

More than 260 people have been recording their dream (Sapne in Latvian), coming from 2 p.m. until 3 a.m. and the day after.

We thanks to the volunteers that helped us during the days (and night). We would like to thank all dreamers that waited patiently in the queue, and the supportive kim? staff, especially Zane and Laima.

We are really glad for this successful stage of the project, the archive has engrossed and it will carry with special care all these new testimonies.

Below some pics.

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LINKS
kim? Contemporary Art Space:  www.kim.lv
Press info:http://www.delfi.lv/kultura/news/culturenvironment/fotoreportaza-italu-maksliniece-baltaja-nakti-ieraksta-ridzinieku-sapnus.d?id=43634163—