Program of Ruins of the future

POSTED BY: Marjan van Mourik | Sun Sep 7th, 2003 10:45 p.m.

Ruins of the future program
Arequipa, Peru - 04.09.03 Target Foundation is pleased to announce the program of Ruins of the future.

Ruins of the future in Arequipa presents nine installations of the leading contemporary artists of the 21st century. Anish Kapoor(India); Mario Merz (Italy), Niele Toroni (Italy) Claes Oldenburg (USA) Christo (Bulgaria) Thomas Hirschhorn (Switzerland), Jeff Koons (USA), Joseph Kosuth (USA) and Richard Long (England) These works were specially created for Ruins of the future.

Over the period of 60 days, installations will become workshops, or be
turned into offices, or stages for performances and locations of
interaction. In addition there will be temporary projects including
plays for the theater, lectures, or performances that will take place at
arranged dates and times.
Some artists with works that generally have a communicative approach
will hold public presentations and will directly involve the audience in
this aspect of their work.

Finally the curator/ artist Pierre Mertens will give lectures in different cities in the world about the concept and the context of this exhibition.
These events are an essential part of the Ruins of the future exhibition.

Events International
September 13
Lecture by Pierre Mertens curator/artist
Location: Hotel Saint-Petersburg
Saint-Petersburg 194044
Pirogovskaya emb 5/2


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October 12
Lecture by Pierre Mertens curator/artist
Location: Will be noticed soon as possible ,Berlin

more international lectures will be scheduled in Belgium and The Netherlands

Events in Arequipa
September 8, 7:00 p.m., september 9, 8:00 p.m.
Theater Performance: Teattro Municipal
LatinoMusic Company
Confessions Of Mario
Ticket reservation: Tel +51.54251551

September 10 - Oktober 13
Radio Broadcast
Ruins of the future (Past and Future)

September 13, 6:00 p.m.
Public Workshop
Mario Merz
Distributive Justice: Good Old Theories and Bad Practices
Round table
Distributive Justice Project installation space.

September 25
Public Presentation
Richard Long with Anish Kapoor

October 6, 13, 1:05 - 2:00 p.m.
Radio Play
A Family in Arequipa

October 16, - 4:30 p.m.

Public Presentation
Pierre Mertens
A Platform of Discussion and Debate around
Ruins of the future

Location:Valley of Arequipa

October 26, 27
Lecture by Christo and Jean-Claude
Documents from The Umbrella Projects
Location:Valley of Arequipa
Time: 6:30 pm

Website: of the future/index.htm