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Kestner Gesellschaft Spring 2024 exhibition program

Each exhibition of the Kestner Gesellschaft’s 2024 program has been conceived as an Arendtian essay in understanding, structured after “eight exercises in political thought” as analysed by Arendt in her 1961 seminal oeuvre Between Past and Future. Her investigation of the perplexing crises modern society faces provides guidelines to understand today’s world.... READ MORE...

SONIC ACTS BIENNIAL 2024: ‘THE SPELL OF SENSUOUS’

The Sonic Acts Biennial 2024 started at the beginning of February, celebrating 30 years of artistic and interdisciplinary research with the theme ‘The Spell of Sensuous.’ With performances, exhibitions, club nights across Amsterdam and Zaandam, and a two-day symposium during the festival weekend, the Biennial closed at the end of March after two months of activities. ... READ MORE...

MAYRIT Design and Architecture Biennial presents “Wet Dreams”

The works of contributing artists delve into healing, toxic, and residual waters, as well as into bodily fluids. They invite engagement with rain, rivers, reservoirs, and muds. They summon the sewers, the valves regulating flows, and conduits hidden within walls, basements, and ceilings. They invoke the world of hoses and pipes, and the orifices that allow entry to the liquids soaking our worlds, as well as the leaks, drips, and occasional overflows of the repressed.... READ MORE...

Listening For Traces: Conflict, Sound & Memory

More than a dozen artists from USA, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India have explored the sounds of the past and how they reverberate through time and into the present day.  In the landmark exhibition taking place at Rizq Art Initiative in Abu Dhabi the artists’ diverse work reflects the cyclical nature of conflict, the wounds of history and the potent feedback loop that continues to exert influence on today’s world.... READ MORE...

Forced Amnesia

The exhibition Forced Amnesia, co-produced with Kunsthalle Gießen, where it was presented in the spring of 2023, brings together recent works and new productions by Luxembourg artist Mary-Audrey Ramirez.... READ MORE...

Vertigo—Video Scenarios of Rapid Changes

Vertigo—Video Scenarios of Rapid Changes is thus a somewhat atypical exhibition: it is comprised exclusively of video creations of very different durations, some actually lasting several hours. Visitors can use their smartphone to scan the QR code next to each installation and listen to the accompanying audio with headphones.... READ MORE...

Past Deposits from a Future Yet to Come

Bottoni, piatti, biglie, bottiglie, monete, proiettili, chiavi e altri manufatti storici si trovano sospesi in una ritmica caduta libera, una parata coreografica, in Past Deposits from a Future Yet to Come (2024), una nuova video installazione pubblica degli artisti di fama internazionale Teresa Hubbard e Alexander Birchler... READ MORE...

Picture the Sky – Nanna Debois Buhl

Nanna Debois Buhl is an Aarhus-born, Copenhagen-based visual artist who for many years resided in New York. Characteristic of Buhl ’s practice is her vivid mingling of scientific research and artistic experimentation which draws connections across time and scale—like a time travel through matter and meaning.... READ MORE...