DEWEER gallery EXHIBITION FILE ‘Material Spiritual World’ With Yehudit Sasportas, Georgina Starr and Marnie Weber

Curated by Filip Luyckx 18 September – 23 October 2011

Georgina Starr, Theda (Act / The Séance), 2007 - 10, filmstill, courtesy the artist

a double-channel video projection from 2010. let alone to discuss the subject consistently. In the future.and the spiritual domain. In order to be taken seriously. spiritual claims must not contradict science and reason. “The Lightworkers”. which is related to deeply rooted psychological strivings. she arrives in afterlife with all her monsters tamed. Georgina Starr (UK) presents a new version of a sound installation based on an investigation entitled ‘I am the Medium”. on the contrary. in a world beyond ours. only nowadays they look like reduced versions in comparison with the concepts about parallel universes wrought out by theoretical physics. Paranormal phenomena also exist since the beginnings of mankind. . A girl is invited to overcome demons from her past with the help of the force of love. in a virtual dimension. situated out of reach. mysticism and craftmanship. there are several good reasons . each work invites visitors to take part in a visual and mental experience. It is impossible to agree what we mean by the term ‘spiritual’. Marnie Weber (USA) will present her new film “The Eternal Heart” (2010). After a hallucinating dance and procession. in popular as in high-brow culture. These issues are important as a cultural phenomenon.to have a continued interest in spiritual issues. Abstract insights about the world are mirrored in multi-layered landscapes. Its existence can be completely denied or. Most of the time there is a task division between science – with its focus on the material world . Georgina Starr and Marnie Weber Curated by Filip Luyckx DEWEER gallery 18 September – 23 October 2011 E The spiritual world is not clearly defined.even from a skeptical point of view . mankind could even strive for goals that do not exist yet.‘Material Spiritual World’ With Yehudit Sasportas. and people in general. Rather than to express clear systems of (dis)belief. This exhibition brings together the work of three very different artists dealing with the spiritual dimension. Translucent figures dance on a graveyard and then slide into a story resembling a silent movie. illustrating ways of integrating both knowledge about contemporary physics and spiritual experience into the representation of nature. The work of Yehudit Sasportas (Israel / Berlin) combines science. The visitor is invited to experience them interactively and in a personal way. Nevertheless. is one of her most elaborated video installations. have always taken into account a kind of spiritual dimension. Within the material world artists and philosophers. The work deals with fragmented voices of spirits recorded during seances with psyhic mediums.

I am the Medium. 2010.Georgina Starr. sound installation .

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2010 . I am the Medium. 2011.Georgina Starr. 10 Georgina Starr. color photograph. ed. Tremors + Time-Steps. Taps.

next pages: Marnie Weber. 2010 . The Eternal Heart.

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Yehudit Sasportas. 2010 . The Lightworkers.

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ed. double-channel projection. Thursday. color photograph.deweergallery.List of Works Yehudit Sasportas The Lightworkers. Belgium | +32 (0)56 644 893 | www. HD. 2010 film installation. Tremors + Time-Steps. 3 ‘Material Spiritual World’ With Yehudit Sasportas. 2011. color/sound. ed. 250 grooves. 12 seance recordings with psychic mediums. Curated by Filip Luyckx 18 September – 23 October 2011 Open Wednesday. 10 I am the Medium. Georgina Starr and Marnie Weber. ed. 10’ in loop Georgina Starr Taps. and by appointment. 2010 vinyl record in handmade cover. 25’. 2010 video transferred to dvd.com . Friday and Sunday from 14:00 until 18:00. color/sound. ed. DEWEER gallery | Tiegemstraat 6A | B-8553 Otegem. 2 I am the Medium. ed. recorded over a period of 12 months. 2010 soundinstallation with light and one 12” locked-groove vinyl record. 80 (signed and numbered) Marnie Weber The Eternal Heart. 3 The Séances. 2010 12 vinyl records in handmade covers.