At the crack of dawn in December 2006 it was rumored
that a big group is going to install another satellite art fair into
the already branded art landscape of Miami: It is announced as ULTRA
- The Ultimate Art Affair. After very
successful premieres in Miami, Dubai and Basel unfortunately ULTRA Shanghai in September, 2008 was censored and canceled. The last spin-off was held at ULTRA Lagos in 2010. The location for the next spin-off will be announced during the GALLERY WEAKEND BERLIN 29 April 2011 to 1 May 2011.
Each ULTRA ART AFFAIR will provide three sections: ultra-hip, ultra
conservative and ultra porous.
Furthermore thanks to our sponsors a prize called UHT will
The Ultimate is a general term embracing
the concept of an ultimate supernatural reality which transcends
material reality and from which, according to a broad spectrum of
Eastern philosophies and religions, material reality derives. The
Ultimate is generally non-anthropomorphic and may or may not (depending
on ones specific doctrine) possess discrete will, intelligence, awareness
or a personal nature.
On the other hand Ultimate (often
called ultimate Frisbee) is a competitive non-contact
team sport played with a flying disc. The object of the game is to
score points by passing the disc into the opposing endzone, similar
to American football. Players may not run while holding the disc.
Ultimate is distinguished by its Spirit of the Game: the principles
of fair play, sportsmanship, and the joy of play.
Following both philiosophical and sportive ideas ULTRA
is going to be more than a Fair: Your Ultimate Art Affair!
*...gone bad (Magnificent TV)