MARCELLVS L. - More info at carlier | gebauer or Galeria Luisa Strina or Rumpsti Pumsti (Musik) (03/12/2015)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


MARCELLVS L. - More info at carlier | gebauer or Galeria Luisa Strina or Rumpsti Pumsti (Musik) (03/12/2015)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


MARCELLVS L. - More info at carlier | gebauer or Galeria Luisa Strina or Rumpsti Pumsti (Musik) (03/12/2015)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


MARCELLVS L. - More info at carlier | gebauer or Galeria Luisa Strina or Rumpsti Pumsti (Musik) (03/12/2015)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


(03/12/2015)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. & Daniel Löwenbrück at NK Berlin (10/31/2014)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at Singularidades/Anotações – Rumos Artes Visuais 1998-2013 (08/27/2014)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. & Munan Øvrelid at Skaftfell Summer Exhibition (06/19/2014)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at MAC Lyon - Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon (06/19/2014)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. Indiferença at Galeria Luisa Strina (09/10/2013)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at the 18th Contemporary Art Festival Videobrasil (09/09/2013)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at Astrup Fearnley Museet (09/09/2013)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. | Künstlerhaus Bethanien (05/24/2013)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at carlier | gebauer "Die Wahrscheinlichkeit, dass nichts passiert" (01/18/2013)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at noestudio (10/12/2012)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. & Marcus Steinweg at Tanzquartier Wien | 02 Nov 2012 18h (10/11/2012)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. | VideoRhizome Seyðisfjörður Aktion at Skálar Sound Art Festival (10/01/2012)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. | VideoRhizome Basel Aktion (07/19/2012)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


New Release - MARCELLVS L. - KLAVIERWELLEN LP (TA096) (06/18/2012)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. | Summer Exhibitions (06/07/2012)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at MADE IN GERMANY II (05/16/2012)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at carlier | gebauer (04/26/2012)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at NGBK (01/19/2012)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Klavierwellen at Instituto Tomie Ohtake (12/13/2011)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Überstürztes Denken #2 | Marcellvs L. performance at Volksbühne, Berlin (12/12/2011)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at the 17° Festival Interncional de Arte Contêmporanea - Videobrasil (10/05/2011)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at n.b.K. | Kunst und Philosophie (06/24/2011)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at the Berlinische Galerie (06/17/2011)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at Bloomberg SPACE - COMMA 34 (03/31/2011)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at HangarBicocca (03/09/2011)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at Kunsthalle zu Kiel (01/27/2011)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at The Living Art Museum (01/07/2011)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at Centre Pompidou (11/05/2010)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. | 1716 touring (03/24/2010)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Inconsistencies  (09/11/2013)

ALEXANDER KLUGE: The cosmos is cold.
HEINER MÜLLER: Dreamless.
ALEXANDER KLUGE: Dreamlessly cold.

Marcellvs L.’s work moves on the line separating presence from absence, the consistency of reality from its inconsistency. It indicates the space of undecidability between 0 and 1 or, to put it in philosophical terms, between nothingness and reality. Infinitesimal calculus studies the infinitely small (infinitesimal) intervals in the various fields of mathematics. I think that Marcellvs’s work does the same; but with the means of art. We can distinguish between two registers, the register of finitude (which is constituted reality, the world of real numbers) and the register of infinitude (which describes the unreality of zero or of nothingness). Translated into Lacanian categories, this would be the difference of reality from the real. Everything is decided by the differentiation between these two orders, of which the first marks consistency, the second, inconsistency.

I believe that Marcellvs ultimately insists on the undecidability of the register of consistency from that of inconsistency. Time and again, his films point toward the spectral dividing line that ties these registers together as much as it separates them from each other. Hence the ghostly streak of his work. The ground and the groundlessness of the abyss coincide. Reality and unreality are crossed, and as they cross, they engender a phantomlike interstitial zone that lets our certainties falter. I would accordingly speak of the implicit ontology in Marcellvs’s work. Ontology occupies itself with being and with presence.
It does so—already in Parmenides, for example—by distinguishing the sphere of being from the sphere of nothingness. Being and nothingness, presence and absence are fundamental categories of ontology. Now, twentieth-century philosophy, taking its cue from Nietzsche, articulated itself as a philosophical critique of metaphysics by calling ontology in question. Derrida’s deconstruction of logocentric metaphysics is a deconstruction of the ontology of substance and subject correlative to it. It proceeds by interlocking the category of presence with that of absence. Presence is always also absence. There is presence only as absentic presence. The category of disappearance becomes central. Deleuze, for his part, speaks of becoming. Both Derrida and Deleuze invoke Maurice Blanchot, whose literature (like several important texts and films by Marguerite Duras) opens up a spectral space that is the space of undecidability between being and nothingness. It is the phantomlike zone of a general ontological instability.

Reality proves to be a promise of consistency that is broken. Reality is a fiction, a narrative. It is a sort of fabric full of wholes, continually translucent to its own impermanence. Deleuze called this fabric an immanence level; in Wittgenstein, it is called form of life or language-game. Lacan speaks of the symbolic order. All are floating architectures strung like fragile nets over the abyss of inconsistency, which Deleuze, with Nietzsche, calls the chaos. Marcellvs’s works point into that chaos. They do so with great precision.

Marcus Steinweg


Posted by: caosmos.org

Comment this post
Marcellvs L. at Today Art Museum Beijing  (08/04/2010)

From 15 August until 28 August, 2010 the Today Art Museum Beijing will host the exhibition "Stadt am Rande", curated by Pierre Wolter and Melanie Zagrean. Initiated by the Goethe Institute Beijing and transmediale, it mostly presents Berlin-based artists working – in extraordinary ways – on 'urban topology'. Materialistic and virtual topologies are the topics of transmediale Award 2010 winner Michelle Teran and BoredomResearch whereas Bengt Sjölén, Adam Somlai Fischer and Matthias Fitz as well as Maria Vedder, Tudor Bratu and Martin Howse work with invisible and immaterialistic topologic structures. Julian Oliver, Dave Ball and Julius von Bismarck sabotage existing structures, Mader | Stublic | Wiermann und Marcellvs L. re-interpret them and Miles Chalcraft discovers long established topolgies anew. Niklas Goldbach und Marc Aschenbrenner critically reflect on the interplay between society and the complexity of structures.

Dates:
16 August - 28 August 2010
Opening: 15 August, 2010 at 19h

Opening Hours:
Everyday 9 - 17h

Venue:
Today Art Museum Beijing
北京市朝阳区百子湾路32号
China
010-58760600


Posted by: caosmos.org

Comment this post
52°30’50.13“ N 13°22’42.05“ E | Installation view at Galeria Luisa Strina  (10/01/2008)

44th New York Film Festival  (12/04/2006)

The Tenth Annual Views from the Avant-Garde
A Special Presentation of the 44th New York Film Festival
October 7, 8 & 15, 2006

0778 man.road.river Marcellvs l, Brazil, 2004; 9m

man.road.river introduces a space that is viscous and indeterminate. An image is an aspic, and an adhesive in which an event is held in a optical resemblance that creates difference according to its luxuriance or degradation, its infidelities to the original event. There is always something missing as well as added, insinuated into the copy. The quality and character of movement in a moving image is redefined by its residence inside the given texture of the medium and the precise nature of the shot. Passing time moves with and against that texture and within the length of a shot builds up it’s own “cabin pressure.” Its natural measure attenuated by minute resistances and frictions and the grade of the slope, just as we might swim or climb depending on the medium we are confronting. This friction in turn perturbs or compounds the texture through its force and abrasion. In man.road.river different bodies and mediums come into contact. The man fords the shallows of an overflowing river and walks thorough a compressed depth of field without altering his course or increasing his limited awareness of the image to which he contributes a central energy. Elements cohere or at least cling in confusion and the witnessed event is rendered as something else, a version of what occurred and the concretization of a mirage, something that never occurred (externally) until it passed through the lens. The ephemeral saved and held in captivity is made to repeat itself in terms that are natural enough but unevenly translated. A recognizable shape but unidentified
man emerged from a walking chrysalis ( globular soft focused and near sepia )into greater definition and scale. The man continues unimpeded down the road. Out of frame, out of mind. – Ana Silviera

Posted by: caosmos.org

Comment this post
Marcellvs L. | Infinitesimal (03/11/2010)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Publication - VideoRhizome vol II (02/19/2010)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at KUNSTHALLE wien (02/12/2010)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel (11/28/2009)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at Inclemencia del Tiempo (11/28/2009)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at After Utopia (10/27/2009)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. at the 7th Mercosul Biennial (07/23/2009)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 1 Times


Marcellvs L. at História do Futuro (04/27/2009)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Paris - Berlin | Marcellvs L. at Galerie Natalie Seroussi (01/29/2009)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


frieze magazine - Issue 120 - January / February 2009 (01/13/2009)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


untitle:rope | Installation view at Art Berlin Contemporary (10/02/2008)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Overground | Installation view at Art Unlimited (08/06/2008)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Overground, 2008 | Frames (08/06/2008)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. | 16th Biennale of Sydney (07/05/2008)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. | 52°30'50.13" N 13°22'42.05" E (05/11/2008)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


ars viva 07/08 | Kunstverein Hannover (02/27/2008)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


frieze magazine - Issue 112 - January / February 2008 (01/15/2008)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L.'s spree at Into It | Kunstverein Hildesheim (01/14/2008)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Marcellvs L. | 30° Panorama da Arte Brasileira (11/08/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


ars viva 07/08 | Museum Morsbroich (10/16/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


9e Biennale de Lyon 2007 (09/14/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


untitle:rope at the 16th International Electronic Art Festival - VideoBrasil (08/30/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 1 Times


Männerfantasien (08/21/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Ballads from our Invisibles Parks (07/30/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Ice Crean - Phaidon Press 2007 p. 232-235 (06/12/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Flash Art - Issue 254 - May / June 2007 (05/21/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


ars viva 07/08 (04/02/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


18th Impakt Festival 29.03 - 01.04 (03/27/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Nam June Paik Award 2006 | Video Documentation (02/08/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 2 Times


marcellvs l. | museu de arte da pampulha (02/07/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


0 4 3 4 (01/18/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


frieze magazine - Issue 104 - January / February 2007 (01/08/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


Wer mich lenkt ist das Meer (01/08/2007)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 1 Times


27ª Bienal de São Paulo (12/04/2006)
Posted by caosmos.org
Commented: 0 Times


 by Sapien