‘Easy to love’ – Supermarket 2012 Independent Art Fair Stockholm [SE]

Argument en Karin van Pinxteren @ Supermarket 2012 Independent Art fair Stockholm [SE]
16-19 Februari, Kulturhuset Stockholm

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Solo presentation on invitation and supported by Argument Vertoningsruimte Tilburg.
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A project about art, if it becomes less work but more and more the artists life itself.
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‘It’s easy to give a replica away but hard to hand over the original and at the same time it’s easy to love the original but it’s hard to live with.’
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installation with Hostess performance – 4 days – 33 hrs
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Situated at the entrance of the art fair by 3 actions:
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1st action: stamp Easy to love on the back of the hand by assistants
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2nd action: stamp But hard to live with by Karin van Pinxteren on a special postcard, holding a yellow ellipse
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3rd action: video Easy to love, … in the space itself, where the woman who’s holding the yellow ellipse is moving, trying to hand over the ellipse to the audience but she can’t let go of it.
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‘Easy to love’
2012
Hostess performance with stamps and postcard
photography – Sandra Eijkman
stamp ‘Easy to love’ at the entrance on the hands by Supermarket Employees
stamp ‘But hard to live with’ on a postcard by Hostess Karin van Pinxteren
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‘Easy to love …’
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2012
video 1:54 min/ loop
camera – Sandra Eijkman
editing – Martijn de Boer
music sample – Max Steiner ‘Russian Waltz’
piano – Leonid Makarevich
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team: Sandra Eijkman, Inge Peperkamp, Karin van Pinxteren
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Easy to love | Karin van Pinxteren | youtube
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easy to love | Karin van Pinxteren | Stockholm | photo Inge 4

Easy to love stamp team, with six assistants, two on photo here with Nick Mo on the right

easy to love | Karin van Pinxteren | Stockholm | photo Inge 1

1st action: ‘Easy to love’ stamps

easy to love | Karin van Pinxteren | Stockholm | photo Inge 3

1st action: ‘Easy to love’ on the back of the hand by stamp assistants

Easy to love | Karin van Pinxteren | foto Sandra Eijkman 7

1st action: ‘Easy to love’ on the back of the hand by stamp assistants

Easy to love | Karin van Pinxteren | foto Sandra Eijkman 3

2nd action: Karin with ‘But hard to live with’ stamp on a special postcard

Easy to love | Karin van Pinxteren | foto Sandra Eijkman 5

2nd action pedestal: ‘But hard to live with’ stamp and the special postcard

easy to love | Karin van Pinxteren | Stockholm | photo Sandra 9

2nd action: Karin with ‘But hard to live with’ stamp on a special postcard

Easy to love - stamp | but hard to live with -stamp

stamps of the 1st and 2nd action together

easy to love | Karin van Pinxteren | Stockholm | photo Inge 2

2nd action: Karin with ‘But hard to live with’ stamp on a special postcard

Easy to love performance

2nd action behind 1st action, both with crossed legs

Easy to love | Karin van Pinxteren | foto Sandra Eijkman 1

Karin before the whole 4-day performance: Easy to love performance + the video Easy to love …

Easy to love, but | Karin van Pinxteren | still | 2012

video still ‘Easy to love …’ | 2012easy to love + easy to love, but... | Karin van Pinxteren | Supermarket Stockholm

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