views of my solo show "Possible Home" at Kunstraum Dreiviertel in Bern, Switzerland. 22.11.19 - 30.11.19
Vernissage: 22.11 / 19h
For her solo show at Dreiviertel, Laura Lot imagines a “Possible Home” through a series of collage works that investigate its existence, its nature, its meaning and eventually its location.
Conventional representations of home (found photographs of houses, households, scenes from domestic life…) are spliced to tear up visual material and text, symbolising the fracture caused by an unresolved issue.
“Possible Home” is an open question that dives into the artist’s intimate universe of uncertainties, confronting sense of belonging, blurred memories and imagination.
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On the occasion of the Radiolab at Seanaps Festival (Villa Plagwitz, Leipzig), I will perform a radiocollage set blending existing and fictional radio plays, spoken word cut-ups and musical interferences on Friday, november 8th from 5 to 6PM. The performance will be streamed live on Sphere Radio. More info here
I will perform my sound piece "MEGAPROBLEM_microsolution" made of processed field recordings, voices and granular synthesis on the occasion of Noiselab festival in Berlin -Teufelsberg on Saturday 25th of May.
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Didomhnaich #7 - Laura Not & Frans Æmbient
release date: 14.04.19
C60 Cassette, edition of 58 copies. Collage artwork in the insert by Laura Lot.*
60 minutes of a back-to-back sunday session between Laura Not and Frans Æmbient, recorded at Heiners (W58) in Berlin in February.
*Available for purchase (7 euros) in Berlin at Heiners (Weserstrasse 58) or at Zabriskie Buchladen für Kultur & Natur (Manteuffelstraße 73).
Non-Berliners can contact me directly through the site's contact section to purchase/order the tape.
SELTEN GELESENE MUSIK
3.12 - 9.12
"For the series Selten Gelesene Musik (german for “Rarely Read Music”, a wink to the artist collective Selten Gehörte Musik), Laura Lot digs in her collection of music press, tearing out pages to then compose on them a new collage made of found photographic material.
From editorials and records review columns to ads of mail order services or readers’ feedback sections, the page becomes the conceptional space of the collage as well as its final support.
Featuring pages from French, German, Swiss, Italian and American music magazines and fanzines (covering the period 1986-2016), the series aims to create a new sheet of music press that integrates visual collages while preserving certain textual elements that keep the memory of the original issue alive.
An artistic exercise in which archiving meets reconstruction. "
*The show is organised as part of the 7th edition of “La Semaine du Bizarre”, taking place from 3rd to 8th December at Theatre Berthelot in Montreuil (France). It will be on display during the whole duration of the festival.
As part of the group exhibition "Wasser" on view at Bethlehem Kirche in Meerbusch, an artist talk will be held on Wednesday, November 14th.
I will take part in it among all the other artists who are in the show: it will be an occasion to hear and discuss our practices and our relationship to water in our productions.
Wednesday 14th, 19H30 at Bethlehem Kirche, Meerbusch.
The talk will be held in German.
Moderation: Isabelle Von Rundstedt
I will be taking part in the group show "Wasser"* that will take place from 6.10.2018 to 30.11.2018 at Bethlehem Kirche in Meerbusch, Germany.
*featuring works from Kim Collmer, Klaus Geigle, Ramon Graefenstein, Bastian Hoffmann, Soo Hong, Laura Lot, Lukas Marxt, Linda Nadji, Reza Nadji, Martin Plüddemann, Dominik Sartor and Christian Theiss. Curated by Isabelle von Rundstedt and Linda Nadji.
Photo footage from the solo show "Jetsam" at Micro Galerie (Cologne, Germany). 8.6.2018 - 10.6.2018 (c) Jan Höhe.
08.06.18 - 10.06.18
micro galerie (cologne, DE)
For her solo show at Micro Galerie, Laura Lot imagines the practice of seeking and unearthing visual footage (from lost family photos to forgotten anecdotes published in the press…) as a beachcombing stroll on the foreshore, where one bumps into objects that have lost their original use but carry a (forgotten) story with them.
These objects are the “jetsam”: what’s been thrown, lost, abandoned, buried… and to which is now given a new existence through collage compositions.
The artistic process is here to be seen as a search made of fortuitous encounters, where the leftovers of destruction have the precious role of being the starting point of a new ground for creation.