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Eye Artist and Scholar-in-Residence 2017/2018

Alexandra Navratil and Christian Gosvig Olesen were the Eye Artist and Scholar-in-Residences of 2017/2018.

Resurrections by Alexandra Navratil.
Resurrections by Alexandra Navratil.

2017/2018 Eye Artist-in-Residence

Alexandra Navratil (1978) is a Swiss artist who lives and works in the Netherlands and Switzerland. She teaches at the Art Institute in Basel and has won several awards, including the Manor Art Prize Canton Zurich and the Swiss Art Award. Her most recent exhibitions are “4.543 billion. The matter of matter”, group show curated by Latitudes, CAPC Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux (2017) and “Alexandra Navratil / Rachel de Joode – Materialgeschichte(n)”, curated by Nadine Wietlisbach at Photoforum Pasquart in Biel, Switzerland (2017).

2017/2018 Eye Scholar-in-Residence

Christian Gosvig Olesen (1985) is a researcher at the University of Amsterdam. He holds a PhD degree (with Honours) in Media Studies (Film History in the Making: Film Historiography, Digitised Archives and Digital Research Dispositifs). In his research, he focuses on the relationship between film archives and film historiography from the perspectives of theory of history and philosophy of science. Currently, Olesen is involved in the research project The Sensory Moving Image Archive (SEMIA): Boosting Creative Reuse for Artistic Practice and Research (2017-2019), which aims to develop a search method that will enable visual artists and researchers to explore digitised heritage collections on the basis of visual features such as light and colour, form or movement.

Image from the Exposition Universelle 1900.
Image from the Exposition Universelle 1900.

Eye Artist and Scholar-in-Residence Week 2018

To mark the end of the first edition of the programme and to launch a new one, Eye has organised a special Eye Artist and Scholar-in-Residence Week. This week included a presentation by scholar Christian Gosvig Olesen alongside a screening of the film Paris 1900 (FR, 1947, ’82).

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Under Saturn, Alexandra Navratil.
Under Saturn, Alexandra Navratil.

There has been a special Eye on Art programme with artist Alexandra Navratil who presented for the first time the film Under Saturn (Act 1) which she created during her residency at Eye. Navratil’s installation titled Under Saturn (Act 2) which includes 162 still slides from the Eye Collection has been exhibited the entire week at Eye.

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