Close
Close

EXHIBITIONS

Charles Atlas & Mika Tajima: The Pedestrians at South London Gallery, London

The South London Gallery presents a new collaborative project by New York-based artists Charles Atlas and Mika Tajima. This live art presentation – curated by Andrew Bonacina and Anne-Sophie Dinant –  transforms the SLG’s main gallery space into a hybrid installation/film set to create a dynamic space for live performance, music, video and sculpture.

A walkway cuts through the space becoming at once arcade, exhibition, passage, runway and stage. Along the path are various objects and tableaux: new scaffold sculptures and a selection of object arrangements that have come to be associated with Tajima and New Humans installations and performances include cinema flats, mirrors, palettes of soft drinks, a junkyard car and a treadmill.

Structured around the theme of walking, the installation operates as a fully functioning film set during which rehearsals also take place for a series of events by a range of performers.

Charles Atlas, Mika Tajima and New Humans, The Pedestrians, 2011,
installation view South London Gallery. Photo: Mark Blower

Related Articles
EXHIBITIONS
“Modern Nature: An Hommage to Derek Jarman, part II” at La Becque, La Tour-de-Peilz
(Read more)
EXHIBITIONS
Paul Chan “Drawings for Word Book by Ludwig Wittgenstein” at Greene Naftali, New York
(Read more)
EXHIBITIONS
Andrew Grassie “Still Frame” at Esther Schipper, Berlin
(Read more)
EXHIBITIONS
Anna-Sophie Berger “Duel” at Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
(Read more)
EXHIBITIONS
“To dream a man” curated by Samantha Ozer at Clima, Milan
(Read more)
EXHIBITIONS
Henry Shum “Vortices” at Empty Gallery, Honk Kong
(Read more)