Art

The future, despite everything: Hito Steyerl at Düsseldorf’s K21

The cornerstone of the exhibition is SocialSim, a new multimedia installation developed especially for the occasion, which explores the potential of digital technologies, simulations and AI, in relation to social upheavals, artistic creativity and pandemic conditions too. The artwork includes a focus on collective hysteria and social network, examined in the social simulation Dancing Mania.... READ MORE...

Hito Steyerl in “I Will Survive”

The exhibition Hito Steyerl. I Will Survive at K21 is the new multimedia installation with which Steyerl (b. 1966) critically explores the potentials of digitality, simulation, and artificial intelligence with regard to artistic creativity, modes of museum presentation, social upheavals, and pandemic conditions.... READ MORE...

From conceptual art to technological changes: the exhibition “The Sun Does not Move, Chapter 35 “

The Sun Does not Move, Chapter 35 brings together a selection of paintings from the Book of paintings R.H. Quaytman (Boston, 1961) begun in 2001. This is the latest chapter of Quaytman’s "writing,", and it is presented in context with the first―The Sun (2001)―and O Tópico, Chapter 27 (2014)—specifically made for Instituto Inhotim, Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil.... READ MORE...

Immersive multi-media experiences with Zadie Xa

This fall, Remai Modern presents a new body of work by Vancouver-born, London-based artist Zadie Xa. Moon Poetics 4 Courageous Earth Critters and Dangerous Day Dreamers opens October 24 in the museum’s Connect Gallery and marks the artist's first solo museum project in Canada. Zadie Xa combines sculpture, painting, light and sound to create immersive multi-media experiences.... READ MORE...

Performing the Archive of Future Gestures. Interview with Julien Prévieux

Julien Prévieux is a multidisciplinary artist that for years has investigated the relationship between technologies and the human, employing diverse formats and languages. Many of his works escape specific language and discipline categories. They are open processes, social experiments on what the artist defines as "crisis wrecks", iconic residues of financial scandals, legal cases, traces of symbolic structures or visual codes produced by economic and political systems.... READ MORE...

“Digital Cultures 2020: Imagined Futures”, an online festival of arts & technology

The online festival will bring back former visions of the future, dismissed as intriguing yet far-fetched fantasies a decade or even a few months ago. The event, organised by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, offers a wealth of artistic programmes and debate, and aims to further understand and overcome the barriers of delivering a hybrid festival in today’s social and political climate. ... READ MORE...