Iratxe Jai and Klaas van Gorkum at MUSAC’s Laboratorio 987


LEON, SPAIN.- On 9 April the Laboratorio 987, MUSAC‘s independent project space, presented the second show of the Amikejo exhibition series, a specific project by artist pair Iratxe Jaio (Markina-Xemein, Vizcaya, Spain, 1976) and Klaas van Gorkum (Delft, The Netherlands, 1975). The Amikejo project, set to develop throughout 2011 over a series of four exhibitions, is curated by the independent curatorial office Latitudes (Max Andrews and Mariana Cánepa Luna), and structured around relational and spatial twinning. The four artist pairs in the cycle are Pennacchio Argentato (29/01/2011–03/04/2011), Iratxe jaio & Klaas van Gorkum (09/04/2011–12/06/2011), Uqbar Foundation (Mariana Castillo Deball and Irene Kopelman) (25/06/2011–11/09/2011), Fermín Jiménez Landa and Lee Welch (24/09/2011–15/01/2012). The Laboratorio 987 enters with Amikejo a new phase in its exhibition programming, focused on providing