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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...

“Amos’ World: Episode Three” by Cecile B. Evans at Madre Museum

The Madre museo d’arte contemporanea Donnaregina of Campania Region presented the italian preview of the last episode of the Amos’ World trilogy – Amos’ World (Episode Three)– by the artist Cécile B. Evans (Cleveland,1983). In the exhibition, curated by Cloé Perrone, the film, conceived by the artist as a fictional TV series, will be presented in a setting that includes a series of sculptureous seats.... READ MORE...

International Film Festival Rotterdam 2019

International Film Festival Rotterdam has always celebrated the ways in which art and film intersect. Every year, the festival incorporates exhibitions, performances and screenings of artist film and video on the big screen. At the 48th edition in 2019, artists’ moving image occupies a more central position in the festival programming than ever before.... READ MORE...

Digital Imaginaries. Africas in Production

Africa is radically changing and digitization features prominently in contemporary African imaginaries and realities. The exhibition Africas in Production is part of the project Digital Imaginaries that started in spring 2018 with events in Senegal and continued in South Africa before coming to ZKM Karlsruhe.... 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...

Refiguring the Future

Eyebeam announces Refiguring the Future, a new exhibition and conference offering a politically engaged and inclusive vision of the intersection of art, science, and technology. Curated by REFRESH collective members Heather Dewey-Hagborg and Dorothy R. Santos, the exhibition title is inspired by artist Morehshin Allahyari’s work defining a concept of “refiguring” as a feminist, de-colonial, and activist practice.... 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...

The New Alphabet Opening Days

Are algorithms, the binary code and our DNA the alphabets of today? Until 2021, The New Alphabet will spell out both utopias and dystopias. To seek out answers to these questions of our contemporary condition, artists, musicians, scientists, scholars, and activists will gather at HKW from January 10–13, 2019.... 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...

Quantum Real – Art and Particles

As a series of investigations and events developed by Joasia Krysa and Lars Bang Larsen, the project Quantum Real investigates what constitutes reality at various scales and dimensions, engaging with ideas of particle physics and art as a set of entangled concepts. The series begins with The Prologue: Spectral Exchange taking place at Exhibition Research Lab in Liverpool, between December 2018 and February 2019.... READ MORE...

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse

In the Hirshhorn’s largest interactive technology exhibition to date, three major installations from Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Pulse series come together for the artist’s DC debut. Curated by Stéphane Aquin, Chief Curator with curatorial assistance from Betsy Johnson, Assistant Curator.... 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...

Nelmarie du Preez, Atmosphere for Anticipation

RIBOT presents the first solo show in Italy by Nelmarie Du Preez (Pretoria – South Africa, 1985, lives and works in Pretoria) curated by Maria Villa. A selection of recent works that transport the onlooker into an alternative universe, one constellated with robotic devices that analyse and question the relationship between man and technology.... READ MORE...

Sonic Acts Festival 2019: 25 year anniversary edition

Under the heading Hereafter Sonic Acts celebrates its 25 year history in 2019 with a festive anniversary edition, from 21 to 24 February in Amsterdam, taking place from across several spaces, including Paradiso, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ, De Brakke Grond, and Arti et Amicitiae. With Hereafter, the festival will use its 25 year history to reflect on the rapid changes in our cultural and artistic relationship with technology, and share the enthusiasm, hope and concern that come with it.... READ MORE...

Liminaria: a reflection space throughout rurality, sound and historic memory

The Liminaria research project investigates on sound and new technologies for the activation of an interaction process between territories, landscapes and local communities. The project designed by Leandro Pisano and Beatrice Ferrara, after five years of implementation, chooses the city of Palermo to join the Manifesta 12 Collateral Events, hosted at the Kaoz premises thanks to the cooperation with DimoraOZ, concluding with a very busy calendar of talks, presentations, performances and residencies.... 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...

A reflection about the image. Interview with Lesley Johnstone

Reflection is a series of discussions with curators, philosophers, artists and cultural workers about the image in its broadest sense. Thinking about image-making, the diffusion of images and their mirroring of society, we will take the pulse of contemporary art. To do so, we will use exhibitions, publications, and cultural events as a material to start the discussion.  For this first edition our collaborator Pierre Chaumont met Lesley Johnstone, curator and head of exhibitions and education at the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, for their new exhibition Manifesto by Julian Rosefeldt on view until January 20th2019.... READ MORE...

Samson Young – The highway is like a lion’s mouth

Samson Young’s 2018 solo exhibition at Edouard Malingue Gallery (Shanghai) entitled The highway is like a lion’s mouth follows from the English translation of a slogan that is familiar to Hong Kongers. Young’s academic background in music has led him to incorporate elements of experimental music, sound studies and site-specific performance into his distinctive contemporary art practice.... READ MORE...

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