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may. 19
Whole Life Academy, May 19 - May 25, 2019, Dresden
may. 19
Czigane – Not the whole story, at Exeter's Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) April 30-June 16, 2019
may. 19
Mama, was ist eigentlich Natur?
may. 19
Ujazdowski Castle, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw
may. 19
In the vacuum of GwangJu’s Uprising: Everlasting Struggles
apr. 19
Take Part - Is There Room in San Francisco for San Francisco? 2018-2020
dec. 18
Hollandse Meesters
mar. 18
Syndrome of the Present
sep. 17
WERE IT AS IF Beyond An Institution That Is
aug. 17
School of Missing Studies, Sandberg Series n°1
apr. 17
Public Space? Lost and Found, MIT Press
sep. 16
Bik Van der Pol on instagram and twitter
oct. 15
AS ABOVE SO BELOW in now stored in the space of Google maps
jul. 15
Siegelaub / The Artist’s Reserved Rights Transfer And Sale Agreement
may. 19

Czigane – Not the whole story, at Exeter's Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) April 30-June 16, 2019

Inspired by the story of Czigane, a Siberian sledge dog that went on Scott’s 1910-1913 British Antarctic Terra Nova Expedition to the South Pole, Bik Van der Pol developed a video work, departing from objects (a photo, skull, collar and skin of the dog) in the collection of the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM). The film explores and unfolds the complex relationship between objects, images and language, ownership and naming, and global trade and climate, and is made in collaboration with the children and teacher of St David’s C of E Primary School in Exeter and the National Meteorological Library and Archive (Met Office).

Commissioned by Exeter Culture with support from, the Met Office, Exeter Cathedral, and RAMM

Czigane – Not the whole story (2019)
One channel 4K video, 23 minutes
see video here

Exeter Culture Commission is a new commission, following an open call for expressions of interest from local, national and international artists working with socially engaged practices.