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Steina & Woody Vasulka exhibited in Brussels and Ghent

The exhibition update_7. Mémoires Vives opens on January 12th 2019 in two cities in Belgium, Brussels and Ghent. The exhibition will focus on the connection between the video art of the 1960s and the 1990s and will feature works by prominent video artists such as Nam June Paik, Steina and Woody Vasulka, among them Art of Memory (1987) by Woody and Pyrospheres (2002) by Steina.

„To explore these relationships between two worlds, one analogue and the other digital, the exhibition will present installations, video films, sculptures, photographs, generative works and archival documents. Some of the works presented are considered as milestones of contemporary art. The exhibition will be held at two sites: Zebrastraat in Ghent and BOZAR in Brussels.“

For more information on the exhibition and how to get there, please visit the websites of BOZAR and Zebrastraat.


In other news

Pioneering video artist Woody Vasulka passes, aged 82.

It is with sadness that we say goodbye to our dear friend and celebrated artist, Woody Vasulka. He died at the age of 82 in his home in Santa Fe, NM on the 20th of December. He inspired generations of video artists. Woody Vasulka (b. 1937, Brno), and his wife, Steina (b. 1940, Reykjavík), are

Happy Holidays from BERG Contemporary

With the holidays soon upon us, the gallery will be closed between December 22nd and re-open again on January 7th, 2020. From all of us here at BERG Contemporary we extend our very best wishes for a happy holiday season and look forward to seeing you again in the new year.

Sigurður Guðjónsson represents Iceland at Venice Biennale 2021

BERG Contemporary is pleased to announce that Sigurður Guðjónsson has been appointed as Iceland’s representative at the 59th Venice Bienniale, to be held in 2021. The selection for the Venice Biennale 2021 was made by Icelandic Art Center’s professional committee and announced at the beginning of December. Sigurður holds more than twenty solo exhibitions and dozens of