THE TRIANGLE PROJECT

Artist Exchange & Collaboration Experiments.

The main intention of The Triangle Project is to create relationships, collaborations, interaction, exchange, awareness and new perspectives between creatures all over the universe. However most of the time between Copenhagen, Istanbul and New York.
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5/18/2015

THE TRIANGLE PROJECT AT DOME OF VISIONS - THE FUTURE IS NOT WHAT IT USED TO BE



The above video is from The Triangle Project's 2014 event at Dome of Vision by Meeto from Wemakecolors. It was a wonderful day and we look forward to the 23rd of May 2015 for another version.

There following artists will be exhibiting and performing:

FRANKA




The images in this post of Franka is shot by Taylan Yilmaz who is our Istanbul Triangle artist in New York. He shot the images as stills for his music video he did with Franka during the 2014 New York version of the The Triangle Project.


The stills from the video is for the song "YOUR SISTER" that was show in Brooklyn in spring of 2014. FRANKA has since last year toured around Denmark, been back to New York to produce another music video and also played on the Faroe Islands, where she has a huge fanbase that loves her to pieces. This time around she will be playing several new songs.


More about FRANKA HERE

INTENTIONAL ART


Gry Worre Hallberg is the curator of Dome of Visions, a Triangle artist and co-founder of the Intentional Art project Sisters Hope. She will talk about her latest Intentional Art projects, that are currently being produced in schools and cultural institutions in Denmark and Sweden.

More about Gry HERE


Jacob Fuglsang Mikkelsen is the initiator of CO2 Green Drive, The Triangle Project and Intentional Art. Jacob will talk about the plans for the next UN Climate Summit (COP21) in Paris that is being planned for the fall/winter together with the French and US Embassy in Copenhagen. His Intentions to become the next Minister of Culture in Denmark will also be presented at the Dome of Visions on May 23rd. Moreover Fuglsang will exhibit a selection of the hand made Political Campaign posters for The Alternative, that he has created in collaboration with Will Gurley and Thomas Christoffersen. Other than that, he will play vinyls on the wheels of steel as DJ Triangle Lover.

More about Jacob HERE

FUGLSANG/DALHOF


The Fuglsang/Dalhof artist duo consists of Torben Dalhof and Jacob Fuglsang Mikkelsen. Their collaborative work from 2012 that was made in connection to The Triangle Project's Istanbul installation that took place that same year. It is several painting that are digitally remastered and created into a shape that both can be made into a Pyramid tent and a large scale banner. Thanks to Brendon Stuart and Sombra Projects for the help and inspiration.

More about Fuglsang/Dalhof HERE

LONE HØRSLEV


Drawing by Anne-Marie Steen Petersen

Lone Hørslev is a black magic woman, who with her magic pen can write any kind of format. May it be melancholic existencial love poetry like it was gong out of style, a 50% Shades of Grey kind of historical power novel, or clever lyrics to her own band, along with several collaborations. It seems she has her Danish fanbase in her spell, and they wait patiently for her next adventures into Danish liretature history as one of the cool female writers og this time.



More about Lone HERE

JACOB HALLGREN


Jacob Hallgren had his theater debut at age 3 during the opening night of August Strindberg’s “Miss Julie”. In all fairness not as an actor but because he thought the nice lady on stage would give him ice cream. But the love for performance stuck with him even though it would be another 25 years, before he tried his luck as a spoken word poet and poetry slam master. 



Besides winning the audience award at the “Day of Poetry” with more the 100 poets participating, in 2006, he is the 2012 Danish national poetry slam champion (above video), he has had a term as resident summer poet on national Danish radio, created the avant-garde food and poetry performence “The Fruit & Flesh Show”, Jacob has participated in documentaries, various installation and crossover art projects and is founder of the “Association for Better Pornography” witch insured a couple of months of national notoriety. 

Photo by Yaya Pagh

JACOB SKYGGEBJERG


Jacob Skyggebjerg is the author of the novel Vor tids helt (A hero of our time), several columns, essays, radio-essays and songs. He also works as a guest-editor for the Danish newspaper Politiken...


....but first of all an entertainer. In above image doing a video selfie with the current Danish Minister of Culture Marianne Jelved.

More about Jacob HERE



Claus Ankersen is a writer, performer and spoken-word artist who studied Communivation and Philosophy at Aarhus University and University of California in Santa Barbara, along with Anthropology at Copenhagen University. 



He has been part of The
 Triangle Project since 2008 and have often been likened to beat poet Allen Ginsberg and Hunter S. Thompson. 

More about Claus HERE

THE ROLF


THE ROLF aka Pirate Rolf aka Rolf Bjerre, will be on the wheels of steel as a DJ during the evening. He is also one of the canidates for The Alternative with focus on IT, Open Source and Web Freedom.

More about The Rolf HERE

SVEND SØMOD


Svend Sømod is one of the collaborators for the COP21 plans in Paris. He has collaborated with Jacob Fuglsang Mikkelsen on the CO2 Painting (below) that was exhibited on Kongens Nytorv in the fall of 2014.


On May 23rd at Dome of Visions, he will be the host of the Late Night Party that starts at 11PM to 02AM.

More about Svend HERE

DJ MUSSE


DJ Musse is a Swedish DJ specially selected for the evening by Svend Sømod. He will play vinyls on the wheels of steel, making sure the dancefloor will be on fire..

More about DJ Musse HERE


ALSO: For the Political Laboratorium that will be held between 16:00 - 18:00 go HERE

DATE & LOCATION:

May 23rd at 16:00 - 02:00
Dome of Visions
Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1
1016 København K
by DEN SORTE DIAMANT - Royal Public Library


Website HERE

11/13/2014

ANTON PERICH: PLACED INTO ART HISTORY - IN THE GAP BETWEEN WARHOL AND DIGITAL ART/NEW MEDIA


The Australian New York based Triangle Artist Gabriel Don, who also did a performance at the Triangle Project Part 11, at The Gershwin Hotel in connection to the launch of Intentional Art in the US, has done a lovely interview with Anton Perich. It was done for the Whitehot Magazine's video series "The Secret History of Contemporary Art".  

“No, Wade Guyton did not invent a new paintbrush; Anton Perich did in 1978, when Guyton was six.” 

Anton Perich's latest show at Postmaster Gallery in New York, has smoothly placed him into the contemporary art world, underlining his importance into the timeline of history.
Anton Perich. American Altarpiece, 2004. Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of Postmasters Gallery, New York

Anton Perich. American Altarpiece, 2004; acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of Postmasters Gallery, New York.

THE ELECTRIC BRUSH STROKE
Anton Perich. Ancient Music, 2010. Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of Postmasters Gallery, New York.


Anton Perich. Ancient Music, 2010; acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of Postmasters Gallery, New York.


Anton and his Ataturk painting in Istanbul at the Istanbul Art Biennial 2005 in connection to the Skanbul Connetion Project, that led up to The Triangle Project.


Anton and his "GWB" painting at ABC NO RIO Gallery in connection to the "Grounded - Was Man Meant to Fly" exhibition in 2008.


One of Anton's great inspirations is his countryman and fellow inventor Nicola Tesla 


Anton's son Tristan Perich have also performed several times in connection with The Triangle Project

Anton had a key role in the Max's Kansas City exhibition called "Art imitating Life, imitating Art" that took place at Nikolaj Kunsthal - Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center in the fall of 2004.


Within the exhibition, the Back Room from Max's Kansas City was re-created, where Anton's videos from Max's was shown, including many of the Warhol Superstars such as in the above screen of Holly Woodlawn. In the room, the original Red Neon Triangle by Dan Flavin, that was also in Max's backroom, was installed.


Anton had a separate room with his machine paintings of Andrea "Whips" Feldman, Candy Darling and Cyrinda Foxe Tyler, with a monitor showing the machine in action while painting the canvases on the wall.


Anton's classic portrait of Warhol taking a Polaroid picture of Anton, along with the Banana that currently hangs on Anton's wall in his studio.


Here the Banana with an illustration in the lower left corner of Cesarina Ferro being painted by the machine, drawn by Sasha Fuglsang Mikkelsen.


Anton also came over to Copenhagen in connection to the Copenhagen Night of Culture, where a Fashion show was held. This with the Danish designer Ann Charlotte Vengsgaard who used Anton's photos as prints for her dresses, including the one above signed by Anton on the back.


Frosty Myers was also there, creating one of his Search Light Pyramids over the 13th Century Church that hosts Nikolaj Kunsthal, while Maja Albana played LIVE on stage with her music, which Anton often listens to when painting.


Most of the above images above are also by Anton, including the right image of Max's Kansas City that was used for the 40th Anniversary of Max's in 2005 and designed by Cansu Aybar. Notice Anton in the lower right corner as a young determined man.


The above image of Misha Sedgwick is by Danish photographer Christian Holm was taken at the 40th Anniversary event for Max's. Misha is one of Anton's muses, that often can be seen in his paintings, photographs, videos and in NIGHT Magazine.


The above painting is of Fischer, from the electro band Fischer/Spooner.


In above, Anton is documenting his work at the Steve Kasher Gallery, where he showed in 2010.


Another of Anton's muses, Andrea Langdon.


Another of Anton's inspirations, Andy Warhol.


Kristina Korsholm, who is also part of The Triangle Project and of course another one of Anton's muses.


Misha Sedgewick


The amazing Croatian inventor and inspiration Nikola Tesla



In 2011, Anton created some wonderful over-sized photogram prints of Andrea, which were exhibited at Copenhagen Photo Festival.


When shown, they were printed down in size, close to the size of a Barbie doll looking like little Faries caught in flight by light.


Neke Carson and Colette are some of Anton's New York contemporaries, who over time have been recognized to have greatly inspired and influenced the New York art and underground scene.

Other than Anton's wild times at Max's Kansas City and STUDIO 54, he had his NIGHT Magazine office at above Gershwin Hotel. Here several of his films took place, he had the 10th floor with some of his classic original hand printed black and white photos along with the whole 2nd floor with a NIGHT Magazine installation.
The work shown at Anton's latest show at Postmaster Gallery are a selection of some of his most important paintings and it is with great pleasure one can read the many positive reviews and stories about the exhibition, such as:
The Village Voice's Power Painter
Purple Magazine's Studio Visit

Another Magazine's A Digital Pioneer

Miss Rosen's Electric Paintings

The Daily Servings Story

In a story about a show Anton had 
simultaneously on the West Coast

And finally the original Press Release that set the tone in the best possible way
Anton Perich: Electric Paintings 1978–2014 
is on view at  Postmasters Gallery through November 22, 2014.

9/27/2014

FRANKA AND DOME OF VISIONS



FRANKA at Dome of Visions by Meeto Grevsen, who is also Gry Worre Hallbergs brother



More videos from Dome of Visions HERE

Stay tunes for more memories from Dome of Visions from May 2014!

6/16/2014

THE STREET IS WATCHING - COPENHAGEN PHOTO FESTIVAL 2014


In 2013 The Triangle Project hosted and co-curated the project "Hipstagram FTW" as part of Copenhagen Photo Festival. On June 12th 2014, we hosted an artists talk, Spoken Word and lecture together with the Italian book publisher DRAGO. Their new book is called "The Street is Watching" and includes several of the Triangle artists, from both New York, Istanbul and Copenhagen. There was also an exhibition of work from the book at STORM in Copenhagen, opening the same day.


The evening started with a talk by the publisher of DRAGO Paulo von Vacano. After him Fryd Frydendahl who is also a long time New Yorker, went to school at ICP and is currently taking Copenhagen by storm.
Maja Petrea Fox performed Spoken Word and FRANKA performed a tight little set to the room of people inside of the Copenhagen Main Public Library in the center of the city.


Maja Petrea Fox has been called the Copenhagen female version of Charles Bukowski and performed her spoken word show.


Fryd Frydendahl did an artists talk about her work. It was a very strong and touching talk, where she went deep down to explain her work and her need to produce it.


FRANKA with her new TAT that she had made in New York when she was there with the Triangle Project in April. Usually her performances seem very Art Housy and underground, but at the public library in the setting with the other people and crowd, it felt rather pop...but of course brilliant.


Paulo von Vacano talked about the history and vision of DRAGO. The following is his words about the new book.

“I think art is the only political power, the only revolutionary power, the only evolutionary power, the only power to free humankind form all repression,” Joseph Beuys said. It is from this principle that THE STREET IS WATCHING springs forth, a photographic anthology of street culture spanning forty years. The street exists in any city around the world today; it is the place people go when they cannot go home. It is a world with its own culture and codes, with rules that must be mastered in order to stay afloat. The street is a place for self invention on one’s own terms and a space that has given birth to hip hop, punk, graffiti, street art, and skateboarding—some of the most provocative and inspiring art forms of our age."


When the event at the main Public Library was over, the crowd went to the Gallery and show room called STORM. Here and exhibition of work from the book was shown, with the above mentioned artists.


Rene Ricard by Anton Perich, Jim Belushi by Marcia Resnick, Taylor Meade by Anton, America and WOW by Jacob Fuglsang Mikkelsen, Lou Reed by Anton, Three Billy's and Two Boys by Jacob and Andy Warhol by Anton Perich.


Images from Istanbul and Gezi Resistance by Charles Emir Richards


Images by Ricky Adam, Anton Perich, Jacob Fuglsang Mikkelsen and Jason Lee Muriel



Paulo von Vacano held court to lovely Danish ladies who was blown away by his stories from the life of a Gangsta Underground Activist Publisher living in the heart of Rome.



Paulo von Vacano lived at the classic Copenhagen Hotel Astoria, graciously hosted by Christian Lond of Brochner Hotels.


Thanks also to Rasmus Storm and his family to host the exhibition, along with printing, mounting and hanging the work in his great space. All of the images in this post is shot on an iphone, in honor of last years theme of smart phone photography and filters.





Thanks to the lovely Triangle Crew, you guys turn me Upside Down.