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6.3.2020 | 11th Berlin Biennale c/o ExRotaprint

exp. 3: Artist talk by Osías Yanov

With Renata Cervetto and Agustín Pérez Rubio

Artist and educator Osías Yanov draws on cultural objects and memories that affect our bodily ways of being in the world and with each other. His works intertwine rituals, nocturnal parties, gender theories, esoteric philosophies, symmetrical contacts between technology and nature, and the erotic as a transforming force.

On the occasion of exp. 3: Affect Archives. Sinthujan Varatharajah – Osías Yanov, the artist will present his practice, which continuously uses play and the language of bodies in motion to disarticulate stereotypes—excavating the body and queering it into a source of archaic meaning. In dialogue with curators Renata Cervetto and Agustín Peréz Rubio, Yanov will reflect on his project presented in the context of the 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, conceived as an immersive experience that resorts to the use of scale: the scale of the possible and the local, the scale of the hand, and the playful scale as a process of subjectivation, which may then be transferred into everyday gestures.

Based in Buenos Aires, Osías Yanov is currently part of the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin program. His recent solo projects include Dinámica de Encaje (Galería Inmigrante, Buenos Aires, 2012), VI Sesión en el Parlamento (MALBA, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, 2015), Crisis (Casa del Alabado, Quito, 2016), and Coreografías de Sal (Faena Art Center, Buenos Aires, 2019).