Reports

The future, despite everything: “Hito Steyerl. I Will Survive” at Düsseldorf’s K21

The cornerstone of the exhibition is SocialSim, a new multimedia installation developed especially for the occasion, which explores the potential of digital technologies, simulations and AI, in relation to social upheavals, artistic creativity and pandemic conditions too. The artwork includes a focus on collective hysteria and social network, examined in the social simulation Dancing Mania.... READ MORE...

“Immaterial/Re-material”, the evolution of computing art

UCCA Center for Contemporary Art presents Immaterial/Re-material: A Brief History of Computing Art, a wide-ranging overview of the evolution of computing art from the 1960s to the present, exploring topics that span from machine-learning aesthetics to digital objecthood and technological discontent.... READ MORE...

Photography to the test of abstraction

For the fourth edition of the Normandy Impressionist Festival, the Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain (Frac) Normandie Rouen, in conjunction with the Centre Photographique d’Île-de-France (CPIF) and the Micro Onde — Centre d’Art de l’Onde, is organising a programme of three joint exhibitions devoted to the question of abstraction in the field of contemporary photography. ... READ MORE...

Marc Bauer in “The Blow-Up Regime”

For his exhibition The Blow-Up Regime at the Berlinische Galerie, Marc Bauer delved into the history of the Internet. He sketches the portrait of a society undergoing transformation as a result of digitalisation and accelerating technological progress.... READ MORE...

“Remote Istanbul”, a theatrical audiovisual journey

Focusing on contemporary performance arts across multiple genres, Kundura Stage is an alternative platform for cutting edge theatre productions. It marks the second stage in the redevelopment of Beykoz Kundura as a multipurpose arts venue and cultural destination in Istanbul. The inaugural season launches with Rimini Protokoll’s “Remote Istanbul” - a theatrical audiovisual journey in the streets of Istanbul.... READ MORE...

Travel tips for Ars Electronica 2020

From September 9 to 13, Ars Electronica 2020, the Festival for Art, Technology and Society will simply ask the question, what should be done now? For the first time, this will be the theme not only in Linz - in the city center and on the beautiful JKU campus - but at 120 locations around the globe.... READ MORE...

Shirley Tse in “Stakes and Holders”

M+, at the West Kowloon Cultural District, and Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) present Shirley Tse: Stakes and Holders, an exhibition that renews and responds to Shirley Tse: Stakeholders, Hong Kong in Venice, Hong Kong’s presence at the 58th Venice Biennale. ... READ MORE...