Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 to show György Kovásznai film
Art Basel has announced its programme of films and video works for the 2016 edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach from November 20 to December 4. Selected by David Gryn, Director of Daata Editions and Artprojx, the 2016 Film program features György Kovasznai’s film Memories from the Summer of ’74 which was also included in our show Creative Fury in November. David Gryn has focused on international artists who engage with music in a variety of different ways. Gryn’s program includes a lineup of 28 short films titled “Best Dressed Chicken in Town” after Jamaican singer Doctor Alimantado’s 1970s reggae song, three early films by Polish artist Wilhelm Sasnal, and a “Double Bill” program pairing works by Christian Marclay and Rita Ackermann and Wednesday, and Alfredo Jaar and Liliana Porterc on Friday. Screening at both the Miami Beach Convention Center Film Library and on a 7,000 square-foot outdoor projection wall at Soundscape Park, the program also includes short films by Edgardo Aragón, Ain Bailey and Sonia Boyce, Cabelo, Maurizio Cattelan, Kudzanai Chiurai, Martin Creed, Keren Cytter, Kim Gordon, Rodney Graham, Rashid Johnson, Li Daiguo, Li Shurui, Jillian Mayer, Ana Mendieta, Haroon Mirza, Ara Peterson, Alex Prager, Anri Sala, Tromarama, and Samson Young, to name a few.