Photography

“The Humans”: a group exhibition on our relationship with the media

At a time when news channels are multiplying, but are increasingly losing their influential position, artists are taking on the role of contemporary witnesses in a constantly changing media process. The Humans explores how they immerse themselves in realities that are inaccessible to traditional media sheding light on questions about how we deal with people on the margins of society and our attitude toward global migrations.... READ MORE...

The punctum as glitch in contemporary art: the art of Rosa Menkman

In our ever increasing technological world, glitches and crashes that are a result of error have become a part of our culture. It is an event that can provide a sense of curiosity; similar to the Roland Barthes idea of the punctum. In this article Claire Burke will look at how this idea can be applied today within contemporary culture and in the work by artist Rosa Menkman... READ MORE...

Archaeology of the Screen

The exhibition Archaeology of the Screen is an international development of the curator project The Archaeology of the Screen. The Estonian Example, which took place in the autumn of 2017 at the Bozar art center in Brussels. At the Kumu Art Museum in Tallin an international group of artists interpret from a new angle topics as digital security, relations between the screen and historical technology, and the criticism of visual culture.... READ MORE...

“Seen”: there’s really “nothing to see”?

Quoting Fred Richtin we could say that “we’ve entered the surveillance era, and surveillance era came into us”. The exhibition Seen, shown until the 1st of July at Wei- Ling Contemporary gallery of Kuala Lumpur focuses on this issue, identifying contemporary surveillance as an undetectable grey zone, trying to elaborate strategies of resistance.... READ MORE...

Uriel Orlow presents his ongoing research Theatrum Botanicum

Orlow presents his great work "Theatrum Botanicum" that interpretes the flora as a stage for politics. The projects looks at the plants both as witness and active actors in history: movies, sound works, photographs and installations focus on the "botanical nationalism" and other consequences of colonialism.... READ MORE...

I was raised on the Internet

Nearly 100 works spanning on photography, painting, sculpture, film, and video, as well as emerging technologies and interactive elements, in an exhibition that focuses on how the internet has changed the way we experience the world. I Was Raised on the Internet will document a specific moment in time, beginning with 1998 and extending to the present, and focuses on the shifts that have occurred since the millennium.... READ MORE...

Susan Hiller “Social Facts” at OGR

Social Facts is the title chosen by Susan Hiller for her exhibition at OGR, curated by Barbara Casavecchia. Hiller is fascinated by how technology affects our perception of the world and how much the Internet is today a gigantic global repository of tales, stories and confessions, now that communication travels through individual or collective social media bubbles.... READ MORE...

“Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection” opens at GOMA

At Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) more than 70 sculptures, photographs, videos, drawings and a number of large-scale installations, including major new commissions will be among a range of immersive must-see artworks premiering in the major solo exhibition of Patricia Piccinini.... 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...

Altered States: substances in Contemporary Art

An international group exhibition at Kunstpalais features artists who approach the topic of the omnipresence of substances and the consequences of their handling within society in a variety of media asking questions about their effects and potentials, economic interests and highly profitable black markets.... READ MORE...

Esther Hunziker: Hi there

Hi there is a familiar message: it is that from spam emails, chatbot or vlog, an informal greeting from a stranger to a stranger. This search for interaction with other strangers who are "out there" is what Esther Hunziker works on, presenting at the Kunsthaus in Basel a new series of works where opposites such the familiar and the unknown, the near and far, the mechanical and the organic collide.... READ MORE...

A major retrospective of Andreas Gursky

The UK's first major retrospective of Andreas Gursky has open at the newly refurbished Hayward Gallery in London. Curated by Gallery Director in collaboration with the artist, it features sixty-eight of the Gursky's ground-breaking photographs, from the 1980s through to eight new works which will be seen for the first time in this exhibition.... READ MORE...

Afro-Tech and the Future of Re-Invention

Starting from a research trip undertaken by Inke Arns through various African countries in 2014, a new exhibition at The Hartware MedienKunstVerein puts Afrofuturism in dialogue with alternative technological solutions and imaginations. The speculative narratives unfolding in the artworks on display are confronted with actual inventions from maker scenes.... READ MORE...

Darren Almond: The light between us

In the context of Progetto XXI 2018 edition at MADRE in Naples there is an ongoing solo exhibition by Darren Almond. Promoted by Fondazione Donnaregina per le arti contemporanee, in collaboration with Polo museale della Campania and Incontri Internazionali d'Arte, the exhibition brings together works from different chapters of Almond's research, suspended between digital and analogue language.... READ MORE...

Lisa Reihana – Cinemania

Campbelltown Arts Centre presents Cinemania, Lisa Reihana's first survey, showcasing three decades of video and photographic works and her most ambitious work to date, in Pursuit of Venus [infected], 2015-17, following its premiere at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017. This exhibition traces Reihana's preoccupation with identity and costume, life and death, and the creation of compelling "otherworlds".... READ MORE...

Evidentiary Realism

Evidentiary Realism is a new collective show at NOME gallery in Berlin that aims to articulate a particular form of realism in art presenting investigative, forensic, and documentary artworks that investigate the notion of evidence and its modes of representation in post-9/11 era.... READ MORE...

SITUATIONS / Post Fail

The Link Art Center is proud to announce the exhibition SITUATIONS/Post Fail. Guest curated by Matteo Cremonesi, in cooperation with Fotomuseum Winterthur, the ... READ MORE...

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