Wilfredo Prieto and Patrick Charpenel will talk on Facebook Live about "Fake News" published by Zolo Press on Thursday, April 29 at 5 pm on kurimanzutto's facebook and youtube channels.
Wilfredo Prieto and Patrick Charpenel will talk on Facebook Live about "Fake News" published by Zolo Press on Thursday, April 29 at 5 pm on kurimanzutto's facebook and youtube channels.
Join Apichatpong Weerasethakul in conversation with Alaina Claire Feldman for Critical Ecology on Film, an online film screening and conversation series organized by the Mishkin Gallery in New York.
Siembra's flexible and porous ecosystem expands during ZⓈONAMACO 2021 to welcome a multiplicity of voices from the community.
Eduardo Abaroa, Sofia Táboas and a group of mexican artisans collaborated to mold and carve a collection of 53 sculptures of different dimensions, whose shapes correspond to plants, roots or animals, such as mandrakes, insects, birds-dolphins, flowers of different types, peyotes, artichokes, nopales, avocados, trees, sheep-dogs, scorpion worms, branches, a flying saucer, among many more at Museo Amparo in Puebla.
kurimanzutto is proud to announce the group exhibition: Normal Exceptions: Contemporary Art in Mexico in Museo Jumex in which Abraham Cruzvillegas, Daniel Guzmán, Damián Ortega, Eduardo Abaroa, Gabriel Kuri, Gabriel Orozco, Iñaki Bonillas, and Miguel Calderón participate.
Haegue Yang selects a number of works by the artist, poet, author, essayist and political activist, Jimmie Durham.
Jimmie Durham & Haegue Yang talk in an all in-conversation exclusively for kurimanzutto's Art Basel: Pioneers Online Viewing Room.
As part of "Culto Lencho" project, by the artist Issa Téllez, an exorcism will be carried out to the existing heteronorm in some sapphic vogueras bodies of Mexico.
Watch a selection of Jimmie Durham video performances.
Read the full review on Tarek Atoui's artistic practice by Nadine Khalil for Ocula Magazine.
Time No Longer is Anri Sala's underground installation in Houston's Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern where film, sound and installation collide to pay homage to former African American astronaut and saxophonist Ronald McNair.
Jimmie Durham & Haegue Yang participate in Tate Modern's Room 6 and 9 Displays: Materials and Objects.
Read the full review on Mariana Castillo Deball's exhibition "Amarantus" at MGK Siegen by Stephanie Bailey for Ocula magazine
We are thrilled to be a part of this new gallery-led initiative - an online community of 50+ galleries dedicated to art from the Global South and its diaspora.
The exhibition at MGKSiegen is the first solo presentation in Germany covering the Mexican artist's complete œuvre. Works from the last 15 years are being presented in 14 rooms.
Although the works on display were made in the late 1980s and early 1990s—a period of dissent against decades of conservative government in the United States—the concerns they raise remain urgent.
Commissioned by the museum, the project will bring the artist’s philosophy of autoconstrucción or self-construction, a practice of resilience and generosity, to The Bass’ Collins Park.
Join The Bass MOA for a virtual panel conversation with artist Abraham Cruzvillegas, currently featured in The Willfulness of Objects exhibition at The Bass.
kurimanzutto is proud to participate in Art Basel OVR: Miami Beach 2020 featuring a selection of works by: Gabriel Orozco, Nairy Baghramian, Haegue Yang, Jimmie Durham, Damián Ortega, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Carlos Amorales, Roberto Gil de Montes, Wilfredo Prieto, Miguel Calderón.
5 Things to Do This Weekend: NYT critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually or in person in New York City.
As part of its second exhibition at Siembra, Salón Silicón presents: SEX WORK IS WORK.
Abraham Cruzvillegas will participate with the presentation of The situation of the working class in Colonia Ajusco CDMX at 1:30 pm through the YouTube channel of the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, UNAM.
Rirkrit Tiravanija takes part in Bangkok Art Biennale (BAB), a biannual art festival set in the capital of Thailand.
Potential Worlds 2: Eco-Fictions inquires into the potential worlds that might emerge from the ruins of humanity’s making
This talk is the event that closes the participation that Biquini Wax EPS, an artistic community in constant transformation, had in Siembra 9 project, in which they presented for the first time in Mexico their piece of baroque plastic rhetoric Sa la na, a yuum, iasis. Laissez faire, laissez passer (2019).
Read full review by Maximiliano Durón for ARTnews about TITAN in New York, 6th avenue.
MOCA’s online platform for experimental film and video art will highlight the work of Mexican artist Damián Ortega with SCREEN: Damián Ortega’s Moby Dick.
Leonor Antunes and Tobias Ostrander will talk about interests in modernist architecture and design.
Read the full review by Terremoto Magazine about kurimanzutto's exhibition Siembra regarding the participation of Biquini Wax and Salón Silicón.
Haegue Yang and Nairy Baghramian take part in The Clark Institute's first outdoor exhibition of site-specific comissioned works.
Read full article by Alex Kitnick for 4columns about TITAN.
Read full article about New York City’s phone booths project TITAN.
Join artists Pio Abad and Minerva Cuevas as they discuss their artistic practices and Abad's murals commission for the Brent Biennial.
A River Waits Reply is a selection of videos developed by seven artistic organizations from different countries in order to present videos from various parts of the world as a poetic response to this unprecedented year.
Read full article by Fabiola Talavera for Onda Mx, about Siembra in kurimanzutto.
Read full article by Chiara Rimella for The Monocle Minute.
Daata Art Fair is a new art fair dedicated to showcasing the best of international contemporary video and digital art. kurimanzutto with Apichatpong Weerasethakul is participating with the pieces: Invisibility, 2016; Fireworks (Archive), 2014; and Ashes, 2012.
kurimanzutto is proud to participate in Frieze Viewing Room.
Conversation about the new digital publication of the work Sa la na, a yuum, iasis/laissez faire-laissez passer, exhibited in Siembra at kurimanzutto.
Jaime and Pablo Soler Frost for the presentation of the new edition of Salvador Novo's Sátira by Alias Editorial, will discuss in a live stream from kurimanzutto's Facebook channel.
La dimensión deconstruida, puppet sex show by Romeo Gómez López (Ciudad de México, 1991) for SEXplay by Salón Silicón at Siembra.
Yang’s exhibition creates an environment in which uncanny and seemingly disparate ideas, cultures, relations and time periods coexist.
The Fridericianum presents Waters’ Witness, the first solo exhibition in Germany of the work of Tarek Atoui.
The Cone of Concern at the MCAD centers around the idea of the ‘tropical depression’, a weather disturbance characterized by strong winds that take place mostly in the region of the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean.
Deball’s exhibition focuses on sharing the stories of a number of little-known female anthropologists and indigenous storytellers and makers.
Featuring over 70 sculptures, installations and performances from the past twenty-five years, Haegue Yang: Emergence includes a selection of early works as well as two new installations comissioned for the ocasion.
In MMCA Hyundai Motor Series 2020: Haegue Yang - O2 & H2O, the artist attempts another leap toward "the abstraction of reality."
Listen to the interview to Salón Silicón by Radionopal where they talk about their work and their recent exhibition SEX at Siembra, kurimanzutto, mexico city.
This performance investigates fluidity and permanence via the body, identity, the moving image and performance, challenging definitions of physical, emotional and psychological relationships.
Gabriel Kuri presents chinese whispers, a collection of airline blankets with adhesive fruit labels, in the group show gerlach en koop was machen Sie um zwei? Ich sclafe at GAK Bremen.
The artist created a new installation that exploits the physical qualities and proportions of this iconic architectural space designed by Ieoh Ming Pei.
For the first exhibition in St Luke’s, Antunes has been commissioned by The Box to create a new east window design, alongside a series of new sculptural works.
The Menil Collection presents a major exhibition of seven sculptural works by the artists Allora & Calzadilla that revolve around this concept, serving as a manifestation of noon’s hold over humankind and as a metaphor for the uncertainties defining our time.
Marking over a decade of collaboration with Sharjah Art Foundation and the surrounding community, Tarek Atoui’s exhibition Cycles in 11 centres around experimental and innovative musical forms and offers audiences opportunities to learn about and explore instrument-making, compositional structure and musical collaboration.
The Willfulness of Objects presents a selection of works from The Bass’ collection, many newly acquired, by artists who utilize found, altered, recycled, or transformed everyday objects as their materials to explore facets of human nature, history, and the surrounding environment.
In this interview the artist discusses his work and the beginnings of the Beirut-based photography archive.
Abraham Cruzvillegas with the assistance of Sandiwch Gallery, has invited artist-run spaces from various countries, the great majority of which have responded positively, to send us instructions for a group exhibition of group exhibitions.
Abraham Cruzvillegas wrote an article in which he shares some of his thoughts and reflections on art and the enviroment.
Listen or read to the conversation between Nairy Baghramian and Paulina Pobocha in Drop in with artists, a weekly discussion series in which contemporary artists talk with MoMA curators.
This exhibition brings together two Mexico City-based artists whose work draws from the languages of comic-strips and cartoons.
On the Razor’s Edge is an international exhibition that brings together works within four thematic sections: migration and liberty; the human body; its environment; and the irrepressible and forever incomplete passage of time.
Anri Sala participates in the exhibition 2020 + with his piece If and Only If, where a garden snail slowly crawls from one end of a viola bow to the other, disturbing the subtle balance of the musician’s performance.
In this interview Apichatpong Weerasethakul talks about his film Cemetery of Splendour (2015), and the unique journey he has taken as a filmmaker.
For his first solo exhibition in Ireland, Kuri presents a new site-specific installation that recasts the cavernous architecture of the Douglas Hyde Gallery, creating a static field to reduce the building's energy use during the run of the exhibition.
My art guides interviewed Minerva Cuevas about her participation in Siembra/Sowing at kurimanzutto Mexico City with the exhibition The story of a mountain, the history of a country.
Companion Pieces: New Photography 2020 traces correspondence between images — from pendant pictures that together convey a shared message; to visual echoes reverberating through montage; to photographic series that, woven together, deliver more complex accounts of the world.
Watch the conversation between Mariana Castillo Deball and curator Tobias Ostrander where they talk about her project in 2011 Este desorden construido autoriza geológicas sorpresas a la memoria mas abandonada.
art+château presents El Castillo de las junglas imposibles (The Castle of the Impossible Jungles), its first-ever exhibitio in the historic setting of the Château de Serrigny in Burgundy. The show features 14 artists from Latin America, including Miguel Calderón.
Listen to the playlist Canciones dulces para tus orificios by Biquini Wax on Spotify.
Following the devastating explosion that rocked Beirut on August 4, 2020, the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC and Culture Resource (Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy) with the aid of Akram Zaatari and the lebanese artist community, launch an international fundraising campaign to support the culture and the arts community within Beirut. The raised funds will be channeled to help affected arts and culture organizations and spaces based on identification of urgent needs.
The Contemporary Austin in Texas has announced Tarek Atoui as the latest recipient for its biannual prize: the 2022 Suzanne Deal Booth / FLAG Art Foundation Prize.
Centro Botín presents AS YOU GO (Châteaux en Espagne), a new project by Anri Sala. His work explores non-verbal forms of communication with innovative narrative techniques.
This exhibition is the first such large monographic presentation of the artist’s work in Poland. It features the older works selected from her comprehensive output as well as more recent works focusing around new themes and inspirations.
Damián Ortega talks with Jesús Pacheco from Radionopal about his piece Gorilla Building, one of the sculptures from his series Estridentópolis.
Wendy Cabrera joins Jesús Pacheco from Radionopal to talk about her work and her latest exhibition in Siembra at kurimanzutto, Mexico City.
Listen to the interview where Minerva Cuevas talks about her piece Entre los Pájaros, which is part of #Playtime, a project by Violeta Horcacitas in Casa del Lago.
Guacamole is a bastardized word after colonialism. In Náhuatl, the language of Aztec people, who built a wide empire along Central America, the word Molli means ‘sauce’, mixed with the word Ahuacaquahuitl, that means ‘testicle’.
This long-awaited first solo exhibition at a Japanese art museum presents a comprehensive picture of Danh Vo which features approximately 40 pieces including new and recent ones, among them a collaborative project with the family of the late US Defense Secretary Robert McNamara.
Read Allora & Calzadilla's interview about their work, ideas and inspirations.
Artists Rirkrit Tiravanija and Tomas Vu, longtime collaborators, join host Yasi Alipour for New Social Environment #55 to discuss what art can do for and in situations that arise around the persistent violence of the United States.
Gabriel Kuri talks with Chris Shap about his work and his latest exhibition in WIELS, Brussels.
The artist discusses her work, identity, and the inspiration behind her new commission, Handles, with curator Stuart Comer.
Fake News was the first online exhibition in Galeria Habana preseted in real time through the social media accounts of Galeria Habana and Wilfredo Prieto.
Introducing a range of artists, curators, and thinkers, this new initiative by aspen art museum focuses on how perception, creation, and community are being shaped by our various current geographical locations.
Watch the online conversation with renowned artist and activist Jimmie Durham and culture advisor Michela Bondardo published by the National Arts Club.
Listen to the playlist Guarapacheando by Wilfredo Prieto on Spotify.
Listen to the playlist El último día de la vida lado b by Abraham Cruzvillegas on Spotify.
Listen to the audios by Mariana Castillo Deball and Carlos Sandoval created from the recordings of the actions carried out with local collaborators of Milpa Alta.
Read Carlos Amorales' thoughts and reflections on Covid-19 times.
Watch the conversation presented by America's Society where Iñaki Bonillas talks from his house about his work and his latest exhibition at Nordenhake Gallery in Berlin during the Covid-19 quarantine.
Watch again the conversation organized by Art Basel in which global director Marc Spiegler discusses with gallerists Emanuel Layr, José Kuri, Lorraine Kiang Malingue and Lisa Spellman on how the Covid-19 and its associated shutdown affected galleries across the world.
Read full article on Apichatpong Weerasethakul on de Film Krant about his reflections on the movie industry after the Covid-19 pandemic.
Watch the conversation published by America's Society with Mariana Castillo Deball where she talks about her work from her studio in Berlin during Covid-19 quarantine.
Visit the exhibition The Factory by Carlos Amorales trhough a virtual tour and explore the artist's world of images.
Read full article about Carlos Amorales's reusable mouth mask project.
Listen to the playlist La música el Japón by Gabriel Kuri on Spotify.
Read full article about Carlos Amorales' aid and sanitary protection project during the Covid-19 pandemic for people who work in the informal economies in the streets of Mexico City.
Listen to the playlist el último día de la vida, lado a by Abraham Cruzvillegas on Spotify.
Read full article about Haegue Yang's exhibition In the Cone of Uncertainty at The Bass Museum of Art, Miami.
Read the poem written by Jimmie Durham during Covid-19 quarantine.
Watch Donna Haraway's conference Carrier Bags for Worlding debut at kurimanzutto Mexico City during Index Art Book Fair.
Read about Daniela Rossell and Galen Jacson's piece presented at Siembra (Sowing), kurimanzutto, Mexico City.
Try Rirkrit Tiravanija's recipe of his own version of negroni cocktail.
Read about Haegue Yang's work and her reflections on solitude and belonging.
Listen to Gabriel Kuri's Spotify playlist de aquí para allá, sin ir más lejos.
Read Carlos Amorales' manifesto titled Axioms for action.
Listen to Song by Abraham Cruzvillegas in collaboration with Gabriel Kuri and Alberto Cabrera at La Maison de Rendez-Vous in Brussels.
Watch the video published by the Tate about Roman Ondak's piece Measuring the Universe.
Watch the video of the performance filmed during Abraham Cruzvillegas' exhibition Autorreconstrucción: Social Tissue at Kunsthaus Zürich.
Listen to the playlist Abraham Cruzvillegas vs. Sonido Marginal: one on one music battle by Abraham Cruzvillegas on Spotify.
Listen to the playlist ritmo roto rito moro riro moto by Gabriel Kuri on Spotify.
Listen to the playlist Jimmie Durham's ipod by Jimmie Durham on Spotify.
Listen to the playlist Café la Habana session no. 6 by Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye on Spotify.
Listen to the playlist Daniel Guzmán meets Patti Smith created by both of them on Spotify.
Listen to Carlos Amorales' playlist Life in the folds on Spotify.
Listen to the playlist Caída Libre by Miguel Calderón on Spotify.
Listen to the playlist Juan Gabriel Kuri on Spotify by Gabriel Kuri.
Listen Sofía Táboas' Spotify playlist Voces Agridulces.
Listen to the playlist Punk: sus rastros en el arte contemporáneo by Daniel Guzmán, Dr. Lakra and Miguel Calderón on Spotify.
Listen to the playlist Pale Fire by Marieta Chirulescu on Spotify.
Listen to the playlist Kriziz by Ektor García on Spotify.
Wifredo Prietowill present an exhibition of all new work, produced during his residency period in Naples, taking over the entire building of Palazzo Caracciolo di Avellino: Fondazione Morra Greco becomes Fondazione Morra Prieto.
Nairy Baghramian participates in Performa 19, taking place over a period of three weeks at locations throughout New York City, which once again celebrates the extraordinary vitality, inventiveness and significance of New York as a leading global performance capital of the world.
This exhibition blurs the boundaries between art and life, a key aspect of the artist’s practice that has led him at times to abandon the art object in favor of creating shared, immersive experiences.
This exhibition reflects on the evolution of the Arab Image Foundation (AIF) and its collections through the work and contributions of its co-founder Akram Zaatari.
This exhibition presents an ensemble of new and recent works juxtaposed with older pieces that will be accompanied by a major work, The Last resort.
For her project at MUMA, Castillo Deball has focused on Nilpena, an area north of Adelaide, which is home to one of the most well-preserved ediacara fossil sites in the world.
Okayama Art Summit is an international exhibition of contemporary art that offers visitors the opportunity not only to see exciting exhibits but also to experience the thought processes of the artists.
Inspired by José Saramago’s The year of the death of Ricardo Reis, the works in the exhibition include quotes from the book that, typed or handwritten, are individually integrated into each piece.
The Istanbul Biennial has served as a dynamic plane of interaction, a meeting point, and a critical site for the development of new aesthetic and political visions.
Assembling works from materials sourced in both Chicago and Michoacán, his ancestral home in the west of Mexico, Abraham Cruzvillegas meditates on the nature of rootedness and drift in The Ballad of etc.
This exhibition adopts materials as its organizing principle, sorting his works into four categories: paper, plastic, metal, and construction materials.
This exhibition presents artistic experiences designed as direct or indirect dialogues with Hélio Oiticica and Joseph Beuys’ production, two of the most important and active artists of the second half of the twentieth century.
This exhibition continues the largely conceptual practice of Danh Vo in which he interweaves fragments of archives and personal references, often evoking experiences of migration and integration to destabilize the entrenched structures of legitimacy within citizenship and identification.
The exhibition is part of a long-term collaboration between the two institutions and the institutional exchange will see another exhibition at Para Site, Hong Kong in September 2020.
Handles, Yang's installation comissioned for MOMA's Marron Atrium, features six sculptures that are activated daily, dazzling geometries and the play of light and sound, to create a ritualized and complex environment with both personal and political resonance.
In the Cone of Uncertainty foregrounds Haegue Yang’s (b. 1971, Seoul) consistent curiosity about the world and tireless experimentation with materializing the complexity of identities in flux.
A first presentation will be displayed in Mudam’s Sculpture Garden, from 20 April to 25 August 2019, with a selection of emblematic works by the artist Danh Vo from Pinault Collection. This conversation between the two collections is the result of close consultation with Danh Vo and Caroline Bourgeois, curator of Pinault Collection.
Autorreconstrucción: insistir, insistir, insistir is a collaboration between Abraham Cruzvillegas (Mexico City, 1968) and Bárbara Foulkes (Buenos Aires, 1982) in which they incorporate sculpture and dance through a series of choreographic actions, linked to gravity, suspension and movement
For her first solo exhibition in New York, artist Minerva Cuevas presents a body of video work that makes concise connections between the consequences of dominant economic ideologies and urgent, global ecological and social issues.
SI ONSITE is a series of commissioned and borrowed semi-permanent works and installations exhibited in non-gallery spaces of the building. In the reception area, reading room, stairways, hallways, roof, elevator and other interstitial spaces.
La guerra fría is about emotional tension between individuals and the tension between way of representing reallity. A thrid unites the protagonists. He's a sound engineer; he mixes tracks and also people (he has introduced the characters and in a way "produced" them). This "third party included", a necessary witness of the relationship, gives another weight to the decisions. How much do you depend on him? Can you love each other if he disappears?
In her choreographies, performances, videos and sculptures, Alexandra Bachzetsis examines how contemporary media culture inscribes itself in the body. The core of her exhibition at Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.) consists of her latest body of works Escape Act (2018). Bachzetsis picks up stereotypical ideals of body and behavior spread by mass media and treats them by means of persiflage.
Over the past 30 years, Sarah Lucas has created a distinctive and provocative body of work that subverts traditional notions of gender, sexuality, and identity. Since the late 1980s, Lucas has transformed found objects and everyday materials such as furniture, cigarettes, vegetables, and stockings into absurd and confrontational tableaux that boldly challenge social norms.
The Institute of Contemporary Arts is proud to present a newly commissioned permanently sited work by Rirkrit Tiravanija.
This solo exhibition presents three distinct kinds of work—and worlds—created by Castillo Deball in the past decade. They strike a balance between material folds and unfolding ideas, whereby multiple senses of time are experienced in the blank spaces of a drawing, in the negative space of sculpture, or in the wrinkles of a surface. For years, Castillo Deball’s work has consistently manifested the ways in which the passage of time is illustrated, organized, and expressed in nature as much as in artifice.
Using a poetic and scientific approach, Allora & Calzadilla create an installation that transcends borders that provokes a subtle but powerful visualization of the ecological crisis that we all must collectively face.
Organized by Mark Beasley, the museum’s Robert and Arlene Kogod Secretarial Scholar, Curator of Media and Performance Art, the exhibition transforms the Hirshhorn’s galleries into a communal dining space in which visitors are served curry and invited to share a meal together.
Eldorado seeks to be a movement that highlights the qualities on which the wealth of the Lille region is built: its inhabitants and their ability to invent new models for better living together, its companies, which are innovating to create a new economy and a network of links between artists, researchers and citizens.
Tomorrow Is the Question is the first solo exhibition in an Italian museum by Rirkrit Tiravanija (Buenos Aires, 1961), one of the most influential artists of his generation, known internationally for works that bring real life inside the spaces of art, achieved by the active intervention of the public and breaking down all barriers between the object and spectator.
Orozco’s Obi Scrolls were fashioned by incising, rotating, and reversing sections of fragments of antique kimono sashes (obi). The results were then mounted on scrolls as paintings, converting conventions of wrapping into explicit content.
The creative poetry of Gabriel Orozco is the museum's international proposal for the programming of the 13th Bienal de La Havana.
"I have nominated Jimmie Durham for the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 58th International Art Exhibition based on his remarkable accomplishments as an artist over the past six decades, and in particular for making art that is at once critical, humorous and profoundly humanistic."
Minerva Cuevas works move at the interface to political action and practices of social self-determination. Conditions of global food production, the economization and distribution of natural resources on a global level as well as the social causes and consequences of climate change and neoliberal labour market policies are recurring themes in her work.
Pioneer Works presents for the first time in the United States the performance Escape Act by Alexandra Bachzetsis.
For the Fondazione Adolfo Pini has conceived the exhibition l'ora dannata centred on the installation of the environmental dimensions Black Cloud and on various elements related to the project Life in the folds. The exhibition also includes silhouettes and other works by the artist, in a continuos change between images and signs.
The sculptural work of adrián villar rojas - sometimes you wonder, in an interconnected universe, who is dreaming who? traces the chronology of its origins through the materials with which they are made and the physical and mental landscapes with which they are used. A complete visual map of the exhibition and the concepts it encompasses (in the form of a booklet) provides the keys to reading and navigating the creative process of Villar Rojas.
In this new commission for the BAMPFA Art Wall, entitled Ghost Demonstration, Amorales draws from the multiple histories of mural art in Mexico, the political demonstrations that occurred in Berkeley in the 1960s (as well as more recent events), and protests in the United Kingdom in the 1980s.
kurimanzutto is delighted to felicitate Leonor Antunes with a seam, a surface, a hinge or a knot representing the Portugal Pavilion at the Fundazione Ugo et Olga Levi Onlus, Palazzo Giustinian Lolin.
Providing the title to the exhibition, The Bell, the Digger, and the Tropical Pharmacy (2013) spectacularly documents the demolition of one of the largest US-owned pharmaceutical manufacturing plants in Puerto Rico, an event that is emblematic of the island’s highly asymmetrical political and economic framework of colonial exceptionality, defined by the reckless pace of capital flight in an “un-incorporated” territory and the low levels of corporate accountability in the exploitation of the region’s resources.
The artist uses the architectural space to fold together visual, sound and tactile elements in order to generate new interpretations of history and new possibilities within an emancipatory vision of language and culture.
On the walls, large-scale works from Yang’s Trustworthies series (ongoing since 2011) are shown alongside new Hardware Store Collages (2012- ) and Lacquer Paintings (1994- ), creating a visual dialogue between familiar household objects and abstraction.
During the exhibition, a series of site-specific, assemblage sculptures will be enlivened through music, performances, workshops, cooking, storytelling, art making, skateboarding, and more, in “activations” led by the artist’s collaborators from Mexico City and invited community partners from Austin.
Human-size sticks of chalk—each 64 inches long and approximately 120 pounds—fill Gallery 7, which has been transformed into an environment open to spontaneous mark-making.
Artes Mundi 8, the most ambitious contemporary visual art exhibition in Wales and the largest art prize in the UK.
Alexandra Bachzetsis creates a poetic device that allows the viewer to "perceive" the technical and socially constructed dimensions of desire. The piece gathers seven living bodies and a multitude of objects that connect and disconnect to form different desiring machines.
Five ping pong tables are set up in parallel inside the Remai Modern Gallery as part of Rirkrit'stiravanija tomorrow is the question.
Beliete stellen / Privieged Points is a series of works by the artist Nairy Baghramian, who approaches her institutional environment with different colors and volumes.
Noguchi for Danh Vo: Counterpoint presents works of art and design by celebrated modern sculptor Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) in dialogue with the work of Danh Vo (Danish, born Vietnam, 1975).
Danh Vo reveals the invisible systems that work behind the scenes to ensure the smooth running of the house, as well as the conservation efforts made by its staff.
Akram Zaatari is an internationally renowned Lebanese artist whose work is based on researching and studying the photographic record in the context of modern Arab societies. Through his practice Zaatari seeks to explore people’s attitudes while filming or photographing themselves.
Nairy Baghramian is the guest of the Autumn Festival 2018 in Paris.
This publication is printed on the occasion of Haegue Yang’s solo exhibition of the same title at La Panacée – MoCo in Montpellier. Chronotopic Traverses brings together unexpected arrangements of Yang’s versatile sculptures of various materials against a backdrop of a panoramic and dramatic wallpaper titled Incubation and Exhaustion (2018, in collaboration with Manuel Raeder).
Deball gives the title Petlacoatl to his first individual exhibition in Chicago, the title comes from taking up the Nahua word that means "mat woven with snakes that point in all directions".
Encompassing work in sculpture, collage, installation and other media, Mexican-born, Brussels-based artist Gabriel Kuri frequently uses repurposed materials—natural, industrial and otherwise—to link questions of form with larger conversations surrounding how commodities are valued, circulated and assigned function. Inspired as readily by the principles of minimalism as by material histories, Kuri's works highlight the contingent and vernacular life of a given material or object alongside its more rational or systematic utility.
In White Columns, Dr. Lakra will present some recent, never before-seen collages.
Kochi Biennale Foundation is pleased to share a curatorial note for the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, along with an expanded list of participating artists.
Zaatari discovered the photographs of Hashem El Madani (1928–2017), who recorded the lives of everyday individuals inside and outside his humble Saida studio in the late 1940s and 1950s.
Sarah Lucas (b.1962, London, UK) lives and works in Suffolk, UK. It was included in the now legendary group show Freeze (1988), organized by Damien Hirst at the Surrey Docks in London Docklands.
The Last Days in Galliate is Leonor Antunes first major exhibition in Italy, conceived as a complex installation that fills the 1,400 square metres on the space known as the shed at Pirelli HangarBicocca: the works, many of which are new productions, converge with the structural elements of context and the natural lightning, thus merging into a single narrative.
Gathering seven videos and a slide show, dissidencia is Cuevas' first major individual in Brazil. Appropriating the language of marketing and advertising frequently, many of his works dialogue with icons of pop culture to rethink social relations, the role of large corporations in the production of food and the use of natural resources.
In response to the architecture and acoustics of the space where The Last Resort is being exhibited, artist Anri Sala has developed a site-specific instllation with thirty-eight drums supended from the ceiling.
From September 2018, Garage Square will be occupied by a newly commissioned, large-scale installation by Damián Ortega.
kurimanzutto is pleased to announce that Art Basel and The Kitchen will present the multidisciplinary installation of Mexican artist Abraham Cruzvillegas and Argentine choreographer Bárbara Foulkes at Art Basel Miami Beach.
The exhibition will present the work of twenty-one acclaimed artists and filmmakers who have shown video works at the New Museum in its ten years on the Bowery.
Danh Vō: Take My Breath Away arranged by Statens Museum for Kunst in co-operation with The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in New York, shows the most comprehensive overview ever presented on Danish soil of the work of one of the greatest contemporary artists of Denmark.
kurimanzutto is pleased to announce that 2018 FIAF Award will be presented to the artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul.
Haegue Yang receives the Republic of Korea Culture and Arts Award (Presidential Commendation) in the visual arts sector by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Minister Do Jonghwan). This year, the MCST announced a total of 31 recipients for the Citation of the Person for Merit, the Development of Culture and the Arts in 2018, which is classified into three divisions: the Order of Cultural Merit, the Culture Award and the Arts of the Republic of Korea and today's Young Artist Award. Yang has been awarded the Republic of Korea Culture and Arts Award, awarded to an outstanding person in each of the following five sectors: general culture, literature, visual arts, music, and theater / dance.
The exhibition gathers colonial codices from the Biblioteca Nacional de Antropología e Historia (National Library of Anthropology and History) and map-paintings from the Archivo General de la Nación (General Archive of the Nation), together with the encyclopedic project known as the Florentine Codex housed in the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, in Florence, Italy. Together, the documents examine the indigenous point of view on the conquest and the processes of survival, negotiation, and creation of a new land.
Yang’s practice spans a wide range of media, from paper collage to performative sculpture and large-scale multi-sensorial installation, often featuring everyday objects, in addition to labour-intensive woven sculptures.
This exhibtion it points to her deep engagement with the unspoken: the urge to create a language as subtle and delicate as a tightrope walk, where movement becomes powerfully dynamic and charged with both emotional and perceptual tension.
The 12th Gwangju Biennale’s Imagined Borders is a guiding concept that responds to the current times of change and uncertainty by recognizing the limits of grand narratives, singular authorship and the necessity to return to the complexities of multiple voices and perspectives. Seven exhibitions, spread across the city at the Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall, the Asia Culture Center, and other historical sites, will present responses to the imagination of borders—as historical and real, experiential and abstract, imaginary and transgressive.
The sculptures and installations of Nairy Baghramian update inherited forms and concepts to deal with notions such as functionality, abstraction or feminism. With clear references to the History of Art and modern architecture, specifically to minimalism and surrealism, the artist questions the tensions between function and ornament, industry and crafts, among others.
Works from the museum’s holdings of international contemporary art are brought into oftentimes surprising and unconventional situations of dialogue: Sigmar Polke/Haegue Yang, Maria Lassnig/Georg Baselitz, Neo Rauch/Tony Cragg, Georg Baselitz/Mike Kelley, Vajiko Chachkhiani/Peter Doig among others.
Many of the works, both contemporary and ritual, contains symbols and concepts that seek to show the invisible. Its strength and visual and aesthetic impact come from this symbolic load, precisely because they convey ideas and concepts that go beyond the everyday and utilitarian.
The Serenity of Madness is structured into distinct sections: one corresponding to the artist’s private world, peopled with friends, family and long-time collaborators; another takes up the public sphere but with a more abstract dimension of experience, utilizing light, memory and temporal, spatial, and spiritual displacement. The survey culminates with a selection of recent work addressing the social reality in his homeland.
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale is one of the most important art festivals in the world and is held every three years in the Echigo-Tsumari region since 2000. Over the years the triennial has taken place in a rural area that expresses human coexistence with nature. The region currently suffers a rapid aging and depopulation due to globalization, so Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale aims for international artists to develop projects using art as a catalyst for rural values to revitalize the region.
Triple Vita Nestings uses formal strategies—such as layering, doubling, splitting, and merging— to reveal how individual subjects are embedded in the lives, stories, and contexts of others.
Her sculptures and interventions transform, in a certain way, the places where they are placed, and explore notions that are normally associated with the architectural, the planned and the built-such as measurement, proportion or scale. Paradoxically, Antunes has a systematic work methodology that incorporates randomness and arbitrariness as part of its raw material, which gives autonomy to the subject and gives its forms a specific meaning.
In the exhibition Based on True Events, the Slovak artist Roman Ondak deals with the current social and political imponderables.
This work will be activated in a twenty-minute performance by choreographer Bárbara Foulkes, whose improvised, aerial dance mirrors the suspension of the objects on display. The performance features musical intervention by Andrés García Nestitla. Organized by Tim Griffin and Rachel Valinsky.
The film REALIDAD was taken alongside my photographic documentation of a series of sculptures and cigarette-drawings made by Sarah Lucas, for an exhibition to be installed among the pre-hispanic artefacts of Anahuacalli - the studio - museum - temple - built for Diego Rivera …a volcano of a building - in mass and inner darkness.
The intervention entitled Objects in the Mirror, created specifically for the non-profit space of BASE, confirms the interest of the famous Slovak neo-conceptual artist to create unprecedented experiences with which to shift the public's attention on the methods of discovery, perception and practice both of reality and of the experience of art.
Jimmie Durham questions current standards of human - animal relations.
The exhibition will begin with Yang’s first venetian blind installation from her 2006 Series of Vulnerable Arrangements - the 2006 Version Utrecht, an immersive and sensorial experience unfolding from a composition of various materials and the simultaneous use of wind, scents, light, and heat. Within this arrangement, video essays document the artist’s travels through cities around the world and convey feelings of home, isolation, and dislocation associated with her itineracy in quite personal commentaries.
SUPERPOSITION: Equilibrium and Engagement will examine the state of ‘superposition’ by examining how it might operate in the world today. We are surrounded by conflicting ideas across all levels of humanity: different cultures; readings of nature and the universe; political ideologies and systems of government; interpretations of human history, the history of art and definitions of contemporary art.
For her exhibition at the SCAD Museum of Art, Castillo Deball presents the most recent iteration of the project "To-Day," which combines historical research about a specific site and a physical form that contains this research, which the artist calls a "fictional character."
Axiomas para la acción is a review of twenty-two years of Carlos Amorales' career proposed as an exhibition that emphasizes the conceptual aspects of his work.
A serene, immersive film environment where falling asleep is allowed: that’s one way to describe Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s SLEEPCINEMAHOTEL, a unique one-off project during IFFR 2018.
The artist is mainly interested in language and the impossibility or possibility of communication through non-recognizable or un-codifed forms such as sounds, gestures and symbols, experiencing at the same time, the limits of image and sign through different mediums such as animation, video, cinema, drawing, installation, performance and sound.
In private there are Oriental drag queen dances, gym and western yoga exercises mutating into football and porn poses, stock moves from theatrical training for advertising and the repetition of Michael Jackson’s rituals by teenagers. There is Trisha Brown transitioning into Rembetiko, and a single voice fighting to survive national and gender identity social theaters.
The starting point for the artist’s work is her enthusiasm for fossils and their association with lithography as well as the change in evolutionary research during technical development. Mariana Castillo Deball’s Pleasures of Association, and Poissons, such as Love thematizes the rivalry between different techniques for creating scientific »facts«, each showing a different view of Evolution.
As part of its series of new digital initiatives, the New Museum presents Bedtime Stories, a project initiated by the artist Maurizio Cattelan in which different artists are invited to read a selection from their favorite book.