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Seeing Forest by Robert Zhao Renhui

The central work of the exhibition, The Owl, The Travellers and The Cement Drain (2024) is a filmic essay that reveals a series of hypnotic scenes from the forest that are complemented by an unstable, fluctuating narrative of two human characters as they journey through it. By eschewing familiar documentary approaches, ecologically-minded activist perspectives, and the certainties of linear narrative, Zhao aims to transpose the forest into a new register: a mutable space of possibility.... READ MORE...

Yuan Goang-Ming: “Everyday War”

This year’s exhibition is presented by pioneering Taiwanese video artist Yuan Goang-Ming and curated by Chinese-American curator Abby Chen. Responding to this year’s curatorial theme, Stranieri Ovunque—Foreigners Everywhere, the exhibition will depict the doubts and unrest hidden beneath our beautiful world as a metaphor for the inherent state of loss human feel in constant displacement, with nowhere to truly belong. ... READ MORE...

Kestner Gesellschaft Spring 2024 exhibition program

Each exhibition of the Kestner Gesellschaft’s 2024 program has been conceived as an Arendtian essay in understanding, structured after “eight exercises in political thought” as analysed by Arendt in her 1961 seminal oeuvre Between Past and Future. Her investigation of the perplexing crises modern society faces provides guidelines to understand today’s world.... READ MORE...

SONIC ACTS BIENNIAL 2024: ‘THE SPELL OF SENSUOUS’

The Sonic Acts Biennial 2024 started at the beginning of February, celebrating 30 years of artistic and interdisciplinary research with the theme ‘The Spell of Sensuous.’ With performances, exhibitions, club nights across Amsterdam and Zaandam, and a two-day symposium during the festival weekend, the Biennial closed at the end of March after two months of activities. ... READ MORE...

MAYRIT Design and Architecture Biennial presents “Wet Dreams”

The works of contributing artists delve into healing, toxic, and residual waters, as well as into bodily fluids. They invite engagement with rain, rivers, reservoirs, and muds. They summon the sewers, the valves regulating flows, and conduits hidden within walls, basements, and ceilings. They invoke the world of hoses and pipes, and the orifices that allow entry to the liquids soaking our worlds, as well as the leaks, drips, and occasional overflows of the repressed.... READ MORE...

Listening For Traces: Conflict, Sound & Memory

More than a dozen artists from USA, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India have explored the sounds of the past and how they reverberate through time and into the present day.  In the landmark exhibition taking place at Rizq Art Initiative in Abu Dhabi the artists’ diverse work reflects the cyclical nature of conflict, the wounds of history and the potent feedback loop that continues to exert influence on today’s world.... READ MORE...

Forced Amnesia

The exhibition Forced Amnesia, co-produced with Kunsthalle Gießen, where it was presented in the spring of 2023, brings together recent works and new productions by Luxembourg artist Mary-Audrey Ramirez.... READ MORE...

Vertigo—Video Scenarios of Rapid Changes

Vertigo—Video Scenarios of Rapid Changes is thus a somewhat atypical exhibition: it is comprised exclusively of video creations of very different durations, some actually lasting several hours. Visitors can use their smartphone to scan the QR code next to each installation and listen to the accompanying audio with headphones.... READ MORE...