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Performing Society: The Violence of Gender

The artists featured in the exhibition The Violence of Gender, presented at Tai Kwun Contemporary in Hong Kong, contest the symbolic castration of women and reclaim the abilities fundamentally denied them. They dissolve the framing of adolescents and overturn the rules controlling gesture, voice, deportment, and desire.... READ MORE...

Hate Speech: Aggression and Intimacy

Against the backdrop of current social developments, the Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien (KM–), is focusing on freedom of speech, its use and its abuse. Hate Speech: Aggression and Intimacy presents international positions in contemporary art that address forms of ever more aggressive communication and the effects of social and traditional media.... READ MORE...

Jan Švankmajer: The Alchemical Wedding

The 1200-square-metre exhibition space at Eye Filmmuseum in Amsterdam has been transformed until March 3 into an extraordinary cabinet of curiosities containing works by the celebrated Czech animator, artist, writer and filmmaker Jan Švankmajer. A selection of twelve of his short films is presented amidst tactile objects, fetishes, collages and medium drawings.... READ MORE...

“Hardcore Digital Detox”: the first work in M+’s new digital commissions

M+ presents Hardcore Digital Detox, a work by Shanghai- and New York–based artist Miao Ying, commissioned expressly for the M+ Stories online platform. It explores the restricted Chinese internet—popularly known as the "Chinternet"—and is a "strategic lifestyle advice tool" with the seemingly illogical premise of offering an online retreat from the digital world.... READ MORE...

No Looking Back, Okay?

UGM | Maribor Art Gallery presents the international group exhibition No Looking Back, Okay?. Based on a wide variety of different media, such as installations, photography, painting, video, film, and participatory art, exhibition inquiries into the potentials of the past.... READ MORE...

Spare Parts. Rethinking human repair

SPARE PARTS, is London Science Gallery's new exhibition exploring the art, science, ethics and technology that enables human repair and alteration. It examines organ transplantation and tissue regeneration through the creative responses of world-renowned artists and designers.... READ MORE...

Speaking Power to (Post) Truth

Jane Lombard Gallery presents the group exhibition Speaking Truth to (Post) Power, curated by Sara Raza (formerly the Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator of the Solomon. R Guggenheim Museum, New York). The exhibition brings together a constellation of six contemporary artists who unite to create a series of patterns that explore the deep historical associations inherent within human consciousness and truth.... READ MORE...

“Between and Beyond”: a survey of Dieter Jung’s body of work

With the exhibition Dieter Jung. Between and Beyond, the ZKM honors the extensive work of the Berlin-based artist Dieter Jung, who has been closely associated with the ZKM since its foundation. In addition to holograms, holographic mobiles and holographic light spaces, the exhibition includes the artist's paintings, drawings and prints.... READ MORE...

La Fabrique Du Vivant (The Fabric Of The Living)

From 20 February in Gallery 4 at the Centre Pompidou, La Fabrique du Vivant [The Fabric of the living] retraces an archaeology of the living and of artificial life. This group exhibition offers a prospective presentation of the recent work of some fifty designers, in addition to research from scientific laboratories.... READ MORE...

“Dancing with Witches”: a mysterious digital exhibition

On 16 January British Council has launched Dancing with Witches, the third edition of its digital arts platform Museum without Walls. Curated by Turkish curator Mine Kaplangı and for the first time, it brings together artworks by contemporary artists from Turkey alongside a selection of artworks from the British Council Collection.... READ MORE...

“Amos’ World: Episode Three” by Cecile B. Evans at Madre Museum

The Madre museo d’arte contemporanea Donnaregina of Campania Region presented the italian preview of the last episode of the Amos’ World trilogy – Amos’ World (Episode Three)– by the artist Cécile B. Evans (Cleveland,1983). In the exhibition, curated by Cloé Perrone, the film, conceived by the artist as a fictional TV series, will be presented in a setting that includes a series of sculptureous seats.... READ MORE...

Between Creative Coding and Society. Interview with Fabian van Sluijs

Creative Coding Utrecht (CCU) is an interdisciplinary and open community of musicians, designers, programmers and visual artists investigating the influence of technologies on our daily life through a playful and explorative approach. In this interview by Costanza Tagliaferri, Fabian van Sluijs, one of the founders of CCU, talks about the creative community in Utrecht, CCU’s activities and the impact of how creative coding can put new perspectives on the impact of technology on society.... READ MORE...

snap+share: transmitting photographs from mail art to social networks

Technology has escalated—and accelerated—the creation, distribution and consumption of photographic imagery, and as a result, millions of images are now sent across the Internet each day. On view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) snap+share: transmitting photographs from mail art to social networks will explore the outward gesture of sharing pictures, instead of the more traditional, inward act of taking photographs, throughout the history of the medium.... READ MORE...

Is This Tomorrow? Visions of the future transform Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery is transformed by experiential installations, environments and pavilions, conceived by over 30 world-leading artists and architects working in collaboration. Ten new experimental multimedia projects responding to critical issues of today to offer speculative visions of the future are presented in Is This Tomorrow?.... READ MORE...

International Film Festival Rotterdam 2019

International Film Festival Rotterdam has always celebrated the ways in which art and film intersect. Every year, the festival incorporates exhibitions, performances and screenings of artist film and video on the big screen. At the 48th edition in 2019, artists’ moving image occupies a more central position in the festival programming than ever before.... READ MORE...

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