Contemporary Art

The God Trick: a symposium and a group exhibition relating to the Anthropocene issue.

PAV in Turin celebrates ten years of its opening with a group exhibition of artists who have collaborated with it in the past, that will open in conjunction with an important international conference. The aim is to address and investigate one of the debates which, over the past few years, has been to the forefront of the contemporary art scene: the questions relating to the Anthropocene.... READ MORE...

“In Tune With The World”: an exhibition about man’s place in the universe

In Tune with the World unveils a new selection of artists from the Foundation Louis Vuitton collection in Paris reflecting with several different mediums today’s questions about man’s place in the universe and the bonds that tie him to his surrounding environment and living world, highlighting the interconnections between humans, animals, plants, and even inanimate objects.... READ MORE...

REFRESH02: “ #LAYERS_Contemporary Art in the Digital Era”

The second event of REFRESH is coming, an exhibition series that wants to research Italian contemporary art and offers an update on practices that confront with the issues, languages and forms emerged with the digital turn of the last twenty years. Curated by Fabio Paris and organised by iMAL, The exhibition presents 15 contemporary Italian artists in the attempt to present their work on an international platform.... READ MORE...

“Still Life”: the second iteration of an exhibition by Rhonda Holberton

CULT | Aimee Friberg Exhibitions presents Still Life, the second iteration of an exhibition by San Francisco Bay Area based artist Rhonda Holberton at Transfer Gallery (Brooklyn, NY). As virtual environments and autonomous bots infiltrate our homes, and the omnipresent computer in our hands change the role of the body— in all areas of life and commerce, Still Life is Holberton’s attempt to rediscover the value of the biological body through labor and material transformation.... 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...

Machine Art In The Twentieth Century: interview with Andreas Broeckmann

Starting from the assumption that machine art is not an artistic genre or category, but rather a “discursive formation”, in “Machine Art in the Twentieth Century” Andreas Broeckmann examines artworks from the twentieth and early twenty-first century in the light of new technologies developments, leading to a deeper investigation about the complex and articulate human-machine engagement.... READ MORE...

The repeated image: the variation of the identical in contemporary image world

In the last years, memes have undergone an evolution that brought them into parts of society that they hadn’t reached before. This coexistence between different types of images, that was made possible by the web, has created new questions in the arena of contemporary art as well. How will this relationship develop in the future?... READ MORE...

LIVE WORKS Vol. 6

È uscita la sesta edizione del bando internazionale interamente dedicato alla performance art, indetto, promosso e sostenuto da Centrale Fies a cura di Barbara Boninsegna, Simone Frangi, Daniel Blanga Gubbay.... READ MORE...

On Tino Sehgal: May a new ground flourish again?

Curated by Luca Cerizza, a new performance by Tino Sehgal is ongoing at the OGR in Turin, returning to Italy ten years after his last solo show. Dalia Maini recounts a work that stages a complex choreography of fifty performers, a tangle of apparently human bodies and stories focusing on immateriality and physicality, and on communication as a visceral need.... READ MORE...

Allora & Calzadilla: Blackout

On view at MAXXI in Rome an exhibition that features the provocative works of Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla. The show opens with the dramatic situation of Puerto Rico and moves on to reflect the possibilities of artistic form within the current social-political situation of the globalized world.... READ MORE...