Video Art

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...

Elizabeth Price

Conceived in response to the architecture and past history of the Walker’s Perlman Gallery, this solo exhibition by London based artist Elizabeth Price (UK, b. 1966) features two new moving image works—FELT TIP and KOHL (both 2018)—marking the artist’s first commissions for a US museum.... READ MORE...

Designing Experiences. Interview with Nohlab

Yonca Keremoğlu interviews Istanbul based design studio Nohlab, that is an ever-evolving entity working on both commercial and commissioned, international projects that revolves around art, design and technology. Their main focus is to design personal and interpretable experiences for people.... READ MORE...

What Ought to Be Done? Work and Life of Harun Farocki

After the exhibitions of Philippe Garrel– A Dazzling Despair (2015) and Jonas Mekas – Again, Again, It All Comes Back to Me in Brief Glimpses (2017), the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) is proud to introduce the work of Harun Farocki (1944–2014). Offering insights into the way images are used to understand and control the world, Farocki criticizes the violence of media and industrial technology toward humanity.... READ MORE...

We Need A Much Bigger Impakt

Why are people losing confidence in traditional sources of information? What are the consequences of social media & new online platforms becoming the prime source of information & interpretation of world events? These urgent questions concerning our post-truth era, spoken by Impakt Festival founder Arjon Dunnewind, resonated through the Theaterzaal at Het Huis in Utrecht (NL) and introduced the theme of the Impakt Festival 2018.  The questions as described by Dunnewind are further investigated by curators Luba Elliott, Yasemin Keskintepe & Alex Anikina.... READ MORE...

Unexpected Growth by Tamiko Thiel at Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Museum of American Art is currently presenting Programmed: Rules, Codes and Choreographies in Art, 1965 - 2018, an exhibition featuring 39 artworks, divided into two parts with several thematic groupings that define the curatorial premise for the seemingly diverse range of works presented. Co-organized by the Whitney's Adjunt Curator of Digital Art Christian Paul, and Carol Mancusi-Ungaro, the exhibition has been in development since 2016 and will be on view until April 14, 2019.... READ MORE...

Ryoji Ikeda at Eye Filmmuseum

The exhibition Ryoji Ikeda, on show at Eye Filmmuseum, offers an insightful perspective on the radical work of Japanese audiovisual artist Ryoji Ikeda and includes two new audiovisual installations made specially by Ikeda for Eye.... READ MORE...

Strange Days: Memories of the Future

Curated by Massimiliano Gioni and Edlis Neeson, Artistic Director of the New Museum, in partnership with The Vinyl Factory, an exhibition at The Store X London considers how images shape memories while anticipating visions of what the future may hold through the work of 21 acclaimed artists and filmmakers.... READ MORE...

“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...

Nan Hoover Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 1

The artist Nan Hoover noted internationally for her pioneering work with video, light and time, died in Berlin in 2008. In her memory, the online Nan Hoover Catalogue Raisonné has been published by the Nan Hoover Foundation. Kathy Rae Huffman interest in this publication stems from her personal research on e-publishing and her memories of Nan Hoover as a friend.... READ MORE...

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...

“Resilient Futures”: an exhibition on the future of the planet

How do artists visualize the future of the planet, and how do they critisize people’s relationships in regards to nature, economic systems, policies for development and natural resources exploitation and public space? The Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki (CACT) organizes an exhibition referring to urban, environmental and social resilience and sustainability.... 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...

“Data Dating”: an exhibition on love in the Internet age

The advent of the Internet and smartphones has brought about a split in the romantic lives of millions of people. In terms of romance and sexual intimacy these phenomena have generated new complexities that we are still trying to figure out. By bringing together the work of several international artists, Data Dating explores how digital interfaces are reshaping our personal relationships.... READ MORE...

Two solo exhibitions by Zach Blas and Heather Dewey-Hagborg in Eindhoven

Biotechnology, AI and the Internet of Things are shaping the 21th century as we speak. Information is the only thing that matters: who controls it, owns it, leaks it; who gathers it, uses, sells or fabricates it? MU takes a close look at the unravelling information-related mythologies of our time with two solo exhibitions by artists Zach Blas and Heather Dewey-Hagborg.... 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...

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