Bann (2012, 7:30, HD) was filmed in London´s financial district where the spaces in which smoking is possible are increasingly restricted. The video presents a catalogue of inlets and corners where this activity is still practiced. Stains and residues, a hand or the tip of a shoe behind a wall indicate those niches.
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 2:00 to 5:00pm.
3:00pm, Nina Könnemann in conversation with Jutta Brendemuhl, Program Curator, Goethe-Institut Toronto.
Nina Könnemann is a Berlin based video artist whose work has shown internationally including at Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich, House of Gaga in Mexico City, a solo presentation at MoMA in New York, and a new work in the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. In 2010 she curated the photo exhibition “Mass Photography” at the Grundy Gallery in Blackpool.
Nina Könnemann is the 2013 InterMedia Artist In Residence and is presented in partnership with the Integrated Media Program at OCAD University, the Visual Studies Program in The Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto and coordinated by the Goethe-Institut Toronto.
Still credit: Bann, Nina Könnemann.