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NEW in 2013 - INTERVENTION ART ,COLLABS across the globe

NEW : "DIALOGUE? " :random / targeted ART INTERVENTION series by Simon Mack : ISTANBUL : july 2013 ++


started initially whilst I was exhibiting at a group show at the Bereznitsky Gallery in Berlin in 2009, Liverpool 2013 - Bluecoat Art gallery 3 - Liverpool + now Istanbul 2013 : the idea of random / found / targeted interventions has developed in my practice





 Istanbul :july 2013 :

successfully exhibited across Istanbul july 2013 - with my intervention art  series "staticZENtv" across selected public transport hubs + modes of transport across the city. on, in, outside locations - bus stops, public taxi, ferry seats + terminal locations.   


artist interveniions at various public transport ,street + artspaces across Istanbul with my series "staticZENtv" video stills - temporarily exhibiting them , opening up a potential dialogue with the art as intervention both to the random chosen environment + public passing by, as

a channel to open new potential thoughts processes as to the message of the work, but also people's perceptions of what art is - temporal, permanent, political, social, or mute?


based loosely on Brazilian intervention pioneer artist Cildo Meireles.

"Intervention can (also) refer to art which enters a situation outside the art world in an attempt to change the existing conditions there. For example, intervention art may attempt to change economic or political situations, or may attempt to make people aware of a condition that they previously had no knowledge of. Since these goals mean that intervention art necessarily addresses and engages with the public, some artists call their work "public interventions".


plus : Simon Mack exhibitions / collabs / actions in 2013:

1) digital art collab project w/ artist - Gerd Jansen: jan 2013 :
my unique works at ://www.countune.com
2) video work -as part of Shortfuse Film project - Lebanon: 2013 info TBC
3) concept - "shadows" online photography curated project.-Ukraine : march 2013
4) as part of If Only:Occupy- Bluecoat Arts Centre,Liverpool :april 2013
5) curator/artist: NORM/No-madic Lives video art project - Minus 5,Beirut : july 2013
6) random intervention art series - various locations: Istanbul: july 2013
7) ongoing as owner-YouTube channel: TheSmack77 - a/v arts collaborations - 2009- to date



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Comment by simon mack on July 25, 2013 at 12:57

Istanbul intervention art series :

at selected transport hubs across Istanbul july 2013 - bus,train,ferry.

where west meets east. where different yet increasingly similar cultures meet . an invitation to consider what is art, should it be free or in a gallery or in public spaces. random chance, selected, take away / discard / consider

(c) simon mack 2013

Comment by simon mack on July 4, 2013 at 19:41
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Comment by simon mack on July 4, 2013 at 14:35

Berlin 2009 - first intervention art work :


Comment by simon mack on July 4, 2013 at 14:31

plus "staticZENtv" still as intervention art  by simon mack - Liverpool Bluecoat gallery 3 as invited guest to If Only - occupy : june 2013 :


Comment by simon mack on July 4, 2013 at 14:29

Liverpool : simon mack intervention art - exhibition 21 steps 2012 :https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150672222038284&set=t...

Comment by simon mack on July 4, 2013 at 14:23
staticZENtv series -


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