Speed Portfolio Viewing

  • by bpigs team, 10 Jul 2013
    Yes, we did! Curators on the left, artists on the right.  We asked the artists participating at the 4th Speed Portfolio Viewing to send us their feedback in following questions. 1. How did you go about preparing your presentation beforehand and then during the event. Did you have a specific plan or left it...
  • 2012, Cool Things, acrylic, string, pencil on canvas, 260 x 195cm
    by bpigs team, 10 Jul 2013
    We asked Cyrus Smith, the young Canadian Artist we have followed through his Kunsthalle Waiting line -Dante macht Kunst-  to describe his experience at the Speed Portfolio Viewing event last Sunday. Here it goes:   Cyrus Smith and Lily Khositashvii As an artist, any opportunity to show your work to an...
  • by Despina Stokou, 4 Jun 2013
    SPEED PORTFOLIO VIEWING IV  Sunday 07. July 2013 from 13-16.30h at L40 - Verein für Kunst und Kultur am Rosa Luxemburg Platz, Linien Str 40 Special thanks to Susanne Prinz. HOW DOES IT WORK? Based on the structure of speed dating, curators are invited to review artists portfolios in 10 short...
  • by Despina Stokou, 20 Nov 2012
      IDIOMS AND PECULIARITIES OF CONTEMPORARY EMAIL COMMUNICATION In the second year (and a half) of its existence, Pigs, then Bigs, and now Bpigs, has admittedly stepped on another toe or two. Your responses, scold, and enthusiasm have been a constant companion, helping us retrace our steps, or just move on. As...
  • by Despina Stokou, 4 Sep 2012
    BPIGS, first issue budget plan - June 2010 “The identity of an artist doesn’t have to be a truthful one, they believed. (about Duchamp and Man Ray) What they were doing was unpicking the conventions.” Jennifer Mundy, curator of Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia Tate Modern "Everything is true, only...
  • by Despina Stokou, 25 May 2012
    “It reminds me of school time, with the difference that we wrote the books that we are talking about.”  One of the artists, the Italian guy, told me this when I asked him how it is going. (Davide from IOCOSE) The idea of the speed portfolio viewing as a kind of rating-race; Did I pass – did I...
  • by Despina Stokou, 28 Mar 2012
    SPEED PORTFOLIO VIEWING III -- Deadline ist Sonntag 13.05 Basierend auf der Struktur des "Speed Datings" werden hier 10 Kuratoren eingeladen um in 10 kurzen Sitzungen á 12 Minuten Künstler-Portfolios zu besprechen. Sonntag, 20.Mai von 13.00 bis 16.30 Uhr im Verein für Kunst und...
  • by Despina Stokou, 24 Nov 2011
    In the year and a half of its existence Bpigs might have admittedly stepped on a toe or two. Your responses, scold and enthusiasm have been a constant companion, helping us retrace our steps, or just move on. It seems like a good idea to publish a selection of those emails at this point, in a kind of Thanks Giving...
  • by Despina Stokou, 3 Oct 2011
    The second Speed Portfolio Viewing took place last Sunday 25.09 in L40, kindly hosted by Verein zur Förderung von Kunst e.V. am Rosa-Luxemburg Platz. After the event we asked artists and curators for a short feedback. The pictures were taken with my ipod, so they have this illegal immigrant pixelated...
  • by Despina Stokou, 12 Aug 2011
    BPIGS presents SPEED PORTFOLIO VIEWING II Sunday 25. September 2011                                           ...
  • by Despina Stokou, 29 May 2011
    Bringing together speed dating and portfolio viewings , curators are invited to review artists’ portfolios in 10 short sessions of 20 minutes each. In a clean and friendly environment, Bpigs brings together artists and curators who have not yet met and appear to share interests with each other. The...

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