Video Art

Blind Faith: Between the Visceral and the Cognitive in Contemporary Art

This exhibition at Haus der Kunst in Munich brings together 28 international artists who view the body as their material in the most literal sense. In the search of reality and truth in the world, sensual perception as well as alternative psychological states are investigated adopting a wide range of media and with a view to their potential for expanding consciousness.... READ MORE...

“Joan Jonas”: a groundbreaking survey at Tate Modern

Tate Modern presents the largest survey of Joan Jonas’s work in the UK, where key themes from Jonas’s five decades of performance will be explored reflecting the way she works across many different disciplines and combining a gallery exhibition, a ten day live programme featuring performances by the artist herself, and a film retrospective.... 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...

Meta.Morf 2018. A Beautiful Accident

One big question is: can the whole of evolution be seen as an exponential growth of intelligence? Or should we look at it as a process full of small and bigger accidents that strongly contributed to the rise of human beings, which in this case could be seen as a "Beautiful Accident"? This exhibition confronts us with the pressing topics of a nearby era where algorithms will become part of our lifes.... 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...

I am here to learn: On Machinic Interpretations of the World

Does an intelligent system have consciousness or a sense of self? Does a machine develop its own image of the world? And how much autonomy do we want to grant them now and in the future? Curated by Mattis Kuhn and Franziska Nori, a thematically organized group exhibition at the Frankfurter Kunstverein presents international artists, whose work thematizes the processes involved in machine perception and autonomous action.... READ MORE...

Sondra Perry: Typhoon coming on

This spring, the Serpentine presents the first European solo exhibition of American artist Sondra Perry, who explores the intersection of black identity, digital culture and power structures through video, media, installation and performance. This new exhibition will include a site-specific installation at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery and an artist's 3D avatar.... READ MORE...

Before Projection: Video Sculpture, 1974-1995

Between events and collateral programs related to the themes of the ICA Art in the Age of the Internet exhibition, 1989 to Today, a new exhibition at the MIT List Visual Arts Centre presents a revaluation of monitor-based sculpture since the mid-1970s with a tightly focused survey of works that have been rarely seen in the last twenty years, presenting both canonical artists and figures little known in the United States.... READ MORE...

Eva Kot’átková. The Dream Machine is Asleep

For her exhibition at Pirelli HangarBicocca artist Eva Kot'átková has developed an immersive new project that combines installation, sculpture, collage, performance, investigating the internal and external forces that influence human behavior, and exploring in particular our innermost thoughts and projections, the anxieties and phobias of contemporary life.... READ MORE...

Lorna Mills: The great code

TRANSFER presents the gallery's third solo exhibition with Lorna Mills animated gifs, a suitable analogy for the heterodox and nonlinear manner we now consume information, that could be a new model for the Western tradition of thought. The exhibition will include a closing screening event coinciding with TRANSFER's 5-Year Anniversary.... 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...

Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today

Organized by Eva Respini, Barbara Lee and Jeffrey De Blois, and featuring 60 artists, the first major thematic group exhibition in the United States to examine the radical impact of internet culture on visual art is opening today at ICA. The exhibition comprises over 70 works across a variety of mediums, including painting, performance, photography, video, web-based projects, and virtual reality.... READ MORE...

Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz: “Improvisation télépathique”

Centre culturel suisse presents, for the first time in Europe, Improvisation télépathique (Telepathic Improvisation), installation and film by Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz that, with reference to current violent social conditions, explores the ways in which others (including other objects) might become part of our striving for alternative political and sexual imaginations.... 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...

New World Order

Through experimental works of art, a new exhibition co-curated by Furtherfield directors, Ruth Catlow and Marc Garrett, imagines a world in which responsibility for certain aspects of human life have been automated and deferred to blockchain, transferred once and for all from natural and social systems into secure and networked digital ledger of transactions.... 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...

Transmediale announces “Face Value” and further highlights for 2018

Things are what they are—but could they be different? Under the title of face value, The 31st edition of transmediale festival directed by Kristoffer Gansing for the seventh time will seek possible new ways of deconstructing the alarming development of digital populism, the radicalization of net culture, and the new culture wars.... READ MORE...

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