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EUROPEAN PUBLIC ART CENTRE: EPAC
26 Aug-31 Jan 2012; Laura Cinti - 09 Feb 2012

The European Public Art Centre (EPAC) is a collaborative engagement between organisations across Europe focusing on intersections between art, science and society.  It consists of nine outdoor exhibition spaces established in participating countries that include UK, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Portugal, Spain, Poland, Lithuania and Iceland.  The stands are installed in nine public spaces hosting artworks as part of establishing the first ever Europe-wide contemporary art venue.

Anne Brodie, Bee Box, 2011 Anne Brodie, 'Bee Box', 2011, London, UK (photo: C-LAB)

As the UK representation C-LAB presented award-winning UK artist Anne Brodie's Bee Box on 1st September 2011 on Bishop’s Square, Spitalfields, London.

Anne Brodie, 'Bee Box', 2011Anne Brodie, 'Bee Box', 2011, London, UK (photo: C-LAB)

Bee Box offers a poetic reflection on the fragility of bee communities. It was shown in Helsinki, with Finnish bees, during the second phase of the EPAC programme, which involved a rotation of artworks between participating countries.

Ben Dromney, Mina Arko and Jari Suominen, 'CityBeat', 2011Ben Dromney, Mina Arko and Jari Suominen, 'CityBeat', 2011, Helsinki, Finland (photo: Tekla Pohjolainen)

The Finnish representation Finnish Bio art Society presented artists Ben Dromney, Mina Arko and Jari Suominen's artwork CityBeat on 26th August 2011 on Lasipalatsi Square, Helsinki.

Ben Dromney, Mina Arko and jari Suominen, 'CityBeat', 2011Ben Dromney, Mina Arko and Jari Suominen, 'CityBeat', 2011, Helsinki, Finland (photo: Till Boverman)

CityBeat reflects on the meaningful connections between the individual and cities where audience can feel live recordings or the ‘citybeats’ Helsinki, London, Riga and Lisbon. C-LAB facilitated the London soundscape recordings. This work was shown in Riga during the second phase.

Gints Gabrans, 'The Nerves', 2011 Gints Gibrans, 'The Nerves', 2011, Riga, Latvia (photo: Ieva Štrale)

The Latvian representation MMIC presented the award-winning artist, Gints Gabrans' The Nerves on 17th September 2011 on Kalku square, Riga.

Gints Gabrans, 'The Nerves', 2011 Gints Gibrans, 'The Nerves', 2011, Riga, Latvia (photo:Ieva Štrale)

The Nerves employs impulses of colours that are transmitted through optical fibre at a speed where we are unable to convey the distinctions between impulses and tones. This work was shown in Lisbon during the second phase.

Antonio Caramelo, 'Dreaming of a Butterfly', 2011
António Caramelo, 'Dreaming of a Butterfly', 2011, Lisbon, Portugal

The Portuguese representation Ectopia presented António Caramelo's artwork, Dreaming of a Butterfly on 23th September 2011  on Jardim Palácio Galveias, Campo Pequeno, Lisbon.  

Anotnio Caramelo, 'Dreaming of a Butterfly', 2011
António Caramelo, 'Dreaming of a Butterfly', 2011, Lisbon, Portugal

His work captures the interactive movements of mechanical butterflies reacting to surroundings giving an illusion of living butterflies. C-LAB is delighted to present this work in Spitalfields  and it is currently on show till February 2012.


Andrus Lauringson, 'Infinite Copyright',  2011, Tallin Estonia

The Estonian representation Estonian Academy of Arts presented Andrus Lauringson's artwork, Infinite Copyright on 18th October 2011  in Tallin.  


Andrus Lauringson, 'Infinite Copyright', 2011, Tallin, Estonia

The work deals with the often outdated copyright concepts in a time when technology for reproducing creative work is far more effective than what was described in the infinite monkey theorem. 


Elzbieta Wysakowska-Walters, 'Amulet - Spiritual Death Protection Object', 2012, Lodz, Poland

The Polish representation Patio Art Centre presented Elzbieta Wysakowska-Walters' Amulet - Spiritual Death Protection Object on 14th January 2012 in Lodz. 

Elzbieta Wysakowska-Walters, 'Amulet - Spiritual Death Protection Object', 2012, Lodz, Poland

A bullet with the name of Lodz engraved on its case inside the glass box sits in front of The Grand Theatre in the centre of Lodz. 

Adalsteinn Stefansson, 'Grabbing the Void', 2012,  Reykjavik, Iceland

The Icelandic representation Kling & Bang Gallery presented Adalsteinn Stefansson' Grabbing the Void on 14th January 2012 in Reykjavik. 

Adalsteinn Stefansson, 'Grabbing the Void', 2012, Reykjavik, Iceland

The work deals plays on an Icelandic phrase - "to grab emptiness/nothing". A crane is seen moving around the box attempting to grab....nothing. 

martynas gaubas, the emigration, 2011 (photo: erminijus krasucki)
Martynas Gaubas, 'The Emigration', 2012 (photo: Erminijus Krasucki)

The Lithuanian representation Radviliskis Culture Centre  presented Martynas Gaubas' artwork, The Emigration on 24th January 2011 on Radviliškis, Lithuania.

martynas gaubas, the emigration, 2011 (photo: erminijus krasucki)
Martynas Gaubas, 'The Emigration', 2012 (photo: Erminijus Krasucki)

The sculpture symbolising love, waiting and longing was created for those who have emigrated Lithuania. 

Lara Fluxà Garcias' Dynamic levels of continuous compensations
Lara Fluxà, 'Dynamic Levels of Continuous Compensations', 2012 (photo: Lara Fluxà Garcia)The Spanish representation Museu Marítim De Barcelona presented Lara Fluxà's Dynamic Levels Of Continuous Compensations on 31st January 2012.

lara fluxà, 'dynamic levels of continuous compensations', 2012 (photo: lara fluxà garcia)
Lara Fluxà, 'Dynamic Levels of Continuous Compensations', 2012 (photo: Lara Fluxà Garcia)Consisting of a sculptural triptych, the artwork reflects on the possibility of conceiving an equilibrium in a dynamic sense - as a system of constant compensations. 

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Other References: BEE BOX - we make money not art
Anne Brodie's Bee Box
António Caramelo's Dreaming of a Butterfly
Opening of Citybeat by Ben Dromey Mina Arko and Jari Suominen
Opening of Anne Brodie's Bee Box - London, UK
Opening of Gints Gabrans: The Nerves - Riga, Latvia
Opening of António Caramelo: Dreaming of a Butterfly - Lisbon, Portugal
Helsinki's opening of Anne Brodie's Bee Box
Opening of Andrus Lauringson: Infinite Copyright
London's opening of António Caramelo: Dreaming of a Butterfly
Riga's opening of CityBeat by Ben Dromey, Mina Arko and Jari Suominen
Portugal's opening of Gints Gabrans: The Nerves
Poland's opening of Elżbieta Wysakowska-Walters' Amulet
Iceland's opening of Adalsteinn Stefansson's Grabbing the Void
Lithuania's opening of Martynas Gaubas' The Emigration
C-LAB:blog: Bee Box
C-LAB:blog: Butterflies last Saturday in London
C-LAB:blog: Bye Bye Butterflies
C-LAB:blog: Checking up on the butterflies
C-LAB:blog: CityBeat: London Soundscape
C-LAB:blog: Heart of Spitalfields
C-LAB:blog: Helsinki's opening of Anne Brodie's Bee Box
C-LAB:blog: Iceland's opening of Adalsteinn Stefansson's Grabbing the Void
C-LAB:blog: Installing Anne Brodie's bees in the box
C-LAB:blog: Installing 'The Emigration' by Martynas Gaubas
C-LAB:blog: Lithuanian Cultural Attaché visits Martynas Gaubas' The Emigration
C-LAB:blog: Lithuania's opening of Martynas Gaubas' The Emigration
C-LAB:blog: London's opening of António Caramelo: Dreaming of a Butterfly
C-LAB:blog: Opening of Anne Brodie's Bee Box
C-LAB:blog: Opening of António Caramelo: Dreaming of a Butterfly
C-LAB:blog: Opening of Gints Gabrans: The Nerves
C-LAB:blog: Poland's opening of Elzbieta Wysakowska-Walters' Amulet
C-LAB:blog: Portugal's opening of Gints Gabrans: The Nerves
C-LAB:blog: Riga's opening of CityBeat by Ben Dromey, Mina Arko and Jari Suominen
C-LAB:blog: Setting up Anne Brodie's Bee Box
C-LAB:blog: Setting up time-lapse video for Bee Box
C-LAB:blog: Spain's opening of Lara Fluxa's Dynamic levels of continuous compensations
C-LAB:blog: Taking down Anne Brodie's Bee Box
C-LAB:blog: 'The Emigration' - first day in London
C-LAB:blog: The end of European Public Art Centre in London
C-LAB:blog: The heart's last week in Spitalfields
C-LAB:blog: Uninstalling Martynas Gaubas' The Emigration
C-LAB:blog: Visiting the bees
C-LAB:blog: Walking past Antonio Caramelo's Butteflies
C-LAB:event: ANNE BRODIE'S BEE BOX
C-LAB:event: ANTÓNIO CARAMELO'S DREAMING OF A BUTTERFLY
C-LAB:event: EUROPEAN PUBLIC ART CENTRE: EPAC
CityBeat: London Soundscape
European Public Art Centre (EPAC)
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