Cinema

The New Museum presents the first American survey of the work of John Akomfrah

At the New Museum the first American exhibition of artist, film director, and writer John Akomfrah. The centerpiece of the survey is the celebrated three-screen video installation Vertigo Sea, here at its first New York presentation. Although Akomfrah’s work has had a profound influence on subsequent generations of British artists working across media, the importance of his work has yet to be fully felt in the US.... READ MORE...

On view in Belgrado “Meccanicismo” by Fabrizio Bellomo

On the occasion of his first solo exhibition in Serbia curated by Mario Margani, Fabrizio Bellomo carries on his research about the role and ascendancy of the mechanical means upon the development and persistence of the mechanistic thought in the contemporary society. In Belgrado the artist presents latest films together with a selection of video works from the last ten years.... READ MORE...

“Hometown”: a new film work by Metahaven premiered in Kiev

On April 26 IZOLYATSIA premieres Hometown, a new film work by Dutch artists Metahaven presented in the form of an immersive installation. Filmed in Beirut and Kiev, it continues the series of “truth-futurist” films by Metahaven initiated with The Sprawl (Propaganda About Propaganda) and Information Skies.... READ MORE...

“Purple”: an immersive video installation by John Akomfrah

Bildmuseet presents a new work by British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah, his most ambitious project to date. Purple is an immersive six-channel video installation addressing man's relationship to nature and to the planet. At a time when greenhouse gas emissions are at historically high levels and glaciers are melting, Purple poses the question of human responsibility.... READ MORE...

“de-leb”: a group exhibition on value accrued through data

de-leb, meaning a dead celeb, is a group exhibition that questions how value is accrued through data analysis of the quantified self, by companies such as Cambridge Analytica. Developed by Ami Clarke in collaboration with Paul Purgas, and Tom Pearson, the show becomes a site for a collectively authored writing experiment, with artists, technologists and writers.... READ MORE...

“William Kentridge: O Sentimental Machine”

William Kentridge brings his works into dialogue with the collection of the Frankfurt museum, which spans 5,000 years. Showing over 80 works and installations, the exhibition exemplifies the whole range of the South African artist’s oeuvre, focusing on his fundamental interest in the phenomenon of movement and its material-mechanic and optical-illusionist generation.... READ MORE...

Michael Snow at The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents the exhibition Closed Circuit, featuring works by Michael Snow, a major figure in the development of experimental cinema, video installation, and conceptual photography. With this new exhibition the museum launches the 2018 program for its Film & Video gallery, devoted to the presentation of key works of video art, film, and contemporary practices addressing the moving image.... READ MORE...

IFFR 2018: a boundless dialogue between art and film

The 2018 edition of the International Film Festival in Rotterdam offers a high-quality line-up of screenings, live performances, installations, masterclasses and talkshows, with artists' moving images taking a more central position than ever, and taking into consideration also the consequences of new technologies and our obsession with progress.... READ MORE...

Memoria Esterna: Mika Taanila’s time machine

The first solo show of Mika Taanila in Italy, at the RITA URSO Artopia Gallery in Milan. On view: the video works produced by the artist using archive materials, and which deal with issues related to technology, media obsolescence, and the archaeology of the future.... READ MORE...

Aldo Tambellini: Black Matters

“Black Matters” is the first full solo exhibition of Italian-American artist, Aldo Tambellini, who is one of the pioneers of intermedia art and experimental avant-garde of the 1960s and 1970s. The exhibition “Black Matters” takes a journey through Tambellini’s most prolific, highly charged and diversified period (1960–1980). The exhibition explores his, paintings, and multimedia practice... READ MORE...

Blacklist #1: The militarisation of Police

Blacklist is a series of public documentary film screenings and accompaning panel sessions thematically grouped around the significant societal and environmental challenges of our time. Themes include Militarisation of Police, Automated Systems and Artificial Intelligence, Mass Surveillance, 21st Century Fascism, Over-consumption, The 6th Mass Extinction, Food Security and Climate Change.... READ MORE...

Artificial Darkness: an obscure history of Modern Art and Media

Noam Elcott, an associate professor of art history and archaeology at Columbia University, recently released this new book for MIT press: Artificial Darkness which is an original and pioneering study about artificial darkness, meaning technology controlled darkness, in other words an investigation about the role of “black screens” in shaping arts and media practices from the 19th century onwards.... READ MORE...

Sundance Film Festival 2017 and New Frontier

As the Sundance Film Festival’s groundbreaking and technology-facing New Frontier section kicks off its second decade in existence, the 2017 edition of the section includes “story worlds” in Augmented Reality headsets, projection-mapped acrobatics, a VR beauty salon producing neuroscience data via the internet of things and a host of socialized, interactive and immersively haptic VR story experiences.... READ MORE...

Biennale of Moving Images 2016

The Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève announces participating artists and the new project Generations for the Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement (Biennale of Moving Images) 2016. The Biennale opens to the public from the 09 November 2016, until the 29 January 2017.... READ MORE...

Bodies and Stages

The exhibition Bodies and Stages, at the Kunstverein Hannover, investigates the questions concerning the physical, the pose, and self-display, wondering if the performative and the exhibition context can change the physical identity. On show the installative and live works by Alexandra Bachzetsis, Vaginal Davis, Adam Linder and Shahryar Nashat.... READ MORE...

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