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  • Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin Artissima interview
  • Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin Artissima interview

Broomberg & Chanarin Disrupt the Peace with Their New Video with Lisson Gallery at Artissima 2015

November 6, 2015
Anika Dačić graduated in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory from the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade and is currently pursuing MA in Literary and Cultural Studies. Her interests lie in social and cultural aspects of contemporary art production and she especially enjoys writing about street and urban art. Likes to knit, play adventure video games and host quiz nights at a local bar.

The most influential art fair in Italy has today opened its doors to collectors and art enthusiasts. As you know Widewalls team is at Artissima and in the next couple of days you can expect many exciting stories directly from the spot, talks with the world’s leading artists and gallerists.

Those who are already at the fair could not have overheard those loud drum sounds coming from the Lisson Gallery booth. Our Senior Editor Ana B.K. is already there, speaking to Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, the artists responsible for this disturbance of a peaceful atmosphere.

Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin Artissima interview
Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin – Rudiments, 2015

Lisson Gallery with Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin Presents Rudiments

Within the frame of Artissima’s Present Future section, London-based artists Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin are presenting their 2015 video entitled Rudiments with Lisson Gallery, where they just recently had their solo show. One of the most interesting aspects in the collaborative works of these two photographers is their rather interesting approach to photojournalism and the way they manage to tackle some serious social issues with a dose of refreshing humor.

The Rudiments video installation documents the routine practice in a Liverpool military camp for young cadets. To discover the details of this work, the inspiration behind it and the social topics Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin are exploring in this video, take a listen to this short interview.

If you happen to be at Artissima, we recommend that you visit Lisson Gallery booth and meet these amazing artists. If you are not, however, stay tuned for more art talks at Widewalls on Soundcloud.

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Scroll down for more images of Broomberg and Chanarin video installation…

Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin Artissima interview
Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin – Rudiments, 2015
Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin Artissima interview
Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin – Rudiments, 2015
Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin Artissima interview
Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin – Rudiments, 2015
Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin Artissima interview
Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin – Rudiments, 2015
Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin Artissima interview
Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin – Rudiments, 2015
Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin Artissima interview
Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin – Rudiments, 2015

Photo credit Angie Kordic