• Disappearing Berlin with Christopher Roth

    Gipsstrasse, Berlin August 18, 2019 www.disappearingberlin.de

     

    Disappearing Berlin with Christopher Roth

    Photo © Disappearing Berlin

     

    The year-long DISAPPEARING BERLIN project will highlight some of Berlin’s most unique architecture and urban spaces that are currently at risk of disappearing or embody the rapid changes the city is going through. With a program of performances, installations and concerts Schinkel Pavillon will move into the city for the very first time and, together with the invited artists, creates a dialogue between performance, art and architecture to allow us to experience these places once more in a new way.⁠

     

    For more information and to RSVP click HERE

  • Philippe Parreno at Reborn Art Festival

    Oshika peninsula, Ajishima, Central Ishinomaki, and Matsushima Bay, Japan August 3 – September 29, 2019
    Philippe Parreno at Reborn Art Festival

    Philippe Parreno, Mont Analogue, 2001, video projector without lens, computer program, color, silent, dimensions variable.

    Exhibition view: Alien Seasons, ARC/Musée de la Ville de Paris, 2002
    Photo © Philippe Parreno

     

    We are pleased to announce Philippe Parreno’s participation in the Reborn Art Festival, curated by Etsuko Watari and Koichi Watari. For this occasion, Parreno will present a new configuration of Mont Analogue

     

    More information can be found HERE.

  • Artist Talk with Ryan Gander

    Merrivale Model Village, Great Yarmuth July 10, 2019, 5.30-7.30 pm www.eventbrite.co.uk
    Artist Talk with Ryan Gander

    A discussion between Ryan Gander and Will Self about Ryan's 1:12 scale commission for Merrivale Model Village

     

    one-twelfth is a series of 12 annual 1:12 scale public art commissions organised by originalprojects;. Each one will be sited at Merrivale Model Village for one season then sited at a public location within the Borough of Great Yarmouth, creating a trail of miniature artworks exploring ideas of scale, transformation and relationship to place.⁠

     

    For tickets and more information click HERE.

  • Artist Talk with Ceal Floyer

    44møen, Askeby July 28, 2019, 2 pm www.44moen.de
    Artist Talk with Ceal Floyer

    Photo © Hugo Glendinning⁠

     

    An artist talk with Ceal Floyer to mark the opening of the third chapter of 44møen's summer trilogy Exercises in Harmony.⁠

     

  • Dominique Gonzalez Foerster – Helen & Gordon / Marienbad électrique

    Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole, Metz
    Dominique Gonzalez Foerster – Helen & Gordon / Marienbad électrique

    Image: Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Marienbad Electrique (Tournage), 2019

     Photo © Giasco Bertoli

     

    As part of a joint commission from the Centre Pompidou Metz and the Opera de Paris, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster imagines a new "apparition", entitled Marienbad électrique at the Metz Metropole Opera-Theater, taking place on the following dates: 

     

    June 27 – 28, from 10.15 pm – 12 am

    July 18 – 20, July 25 – 27, August 1 – 3, August 8 – 10, from 9.30 pm – 12 am
    August 15 – 17, August 22 – 24, August 29 – 31, from 9 pm – 12 am
    September 5 – 7, from 8.30 pm – 12 am
     

    More information can be found HERE.

  • Hito Steyerl at Park Avenue Armory

    Park Avenue Armory, New York June 20 – July 21, 2019 www.armoryonpark.org
    Hito Steyerl at Park Avenue Armory

    Hito Steyerl, Drill, 2019, 3 channel digital video (color, sound)
    Film still © Hito Steyerl

     

    Artist Talk: Drill

    Hito Steyerl
    Park Avenue Armory, New York 
    June 20, 2019, 6 pm

     

    This summer, Hito Steyerl reveals her most recent installation in the U.S. to date, commissioned by the Armory and curated by Park Avenue Armory’s visual arts curator Tom Eccles. ⠀

     

    Steyerl utilizes both the Wade Thompson Drill Hall and historic interiors of the building in mounting both pre-existing works as well as new projects commissioned by the Armory in her ongoing illumination of the world’s power structures, inequalities, obscurities, and delights. When viewed collectively, this material allows the viewer to zoom in on and out from some of the most complex and pressing issues of our time.⠀

     

    For more information and tickets click HERE

  • Artist Talk with Liam Gillick & Hito Steyerl

    e-flux, New York June 14, 2019, 7-9 pm & June 15, 2019, 10:30 am - 8 pm www.e-flux.com
    Artist Talk with Liam Gillick & Hito Steyerl

    Left: © Liam Gillick; Right: © Trevor Paglen

     

    e-flux journal presents: Art After Culture? cumulative conference in New York featuring Liam Gillick and Hito Steyerl.

     

    For more information and tickets click HERE.

  • Film Screening with Hito Steyerl

    Bar Laika by e-flux, New York June 13, 2019, 9 pm
    Film Screening with Hito Steyerl

    Hito Steyerl, Lovely Andrea, 2007, single channel video; sound in English, Japanese and German with English subtitles; color, duration: 30 mins
    Film still © Hito Steyerl

     

    Film Screening: Lovely Andrea (2007)
    Bar Laika by e-flux, New York
    Thursday June 13, 2019, 9 pm

     

    Lovely Andrea follows the artist’s quest to find a bondage photograph she posed for while in Tokyo as a film student. The film explores ideas of bondage and domination as they extend to self-identification, popular culture, and politics.

  • Liam Gillick In Conversation With Museum Executive and Curator Defne Ayas

    Fogo Island Arts, Fogo Island May 18, 2019, 5 – 6 pm www.fogoislandarts.ca
    Liam Gillick In Conversation With Museum Executive and Curator Defne Ayas

    Photo © Fogo Island Arts

     

  • Liam Gillick Releases New Album with New Order

    July 12, 2019
    Liam Gillick Releases New Album with New Order

    New Order & Liam Gillick, ∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) So it goes..., Wiener Festwochen, Vienna, 2018. Photo © Warren Jackson

     

    New Order announce live album together with Liam Gillick. The album, recorded in 2017, is a collaboration with Liam Gillick and a 12-piece synthesizer orchestra, and is titled ∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes.. and is available from July 12, 2019.

     

    Hear a track from the new album HERE.

     

  • Book Launch and Artist Talk with Angela Bulloch

    Esther Schipper Bookstore, Berlin May 16, 2019, 5 – 7 pm
    Book Launch and Artist Talk with Angela Bulloch

    Book Launch
    Angela Bulloch
    Euclid in Europe
    Published by Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2019
    Thursday May 16, 2019, 5 – 7 pm

     

    Artist Talk
    Angela Bulloch in conversation with Dr. Isabelle Moffat
    Esther Schipper Bookstore
    Thursday May 16, 2019, 5.30 pm

     

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  • Anri Sala in conversation with Marcella Beccaria and Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

    Castello di Rivoli, Turin May 12, 2019, 11 am www.castellodirivoli.org
    Anri Sala in conversation with Marcella Beccaria and Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

    Photo © Jutta Benzenberg

     

    A public talk with Anri Sala about the exhibition AS YOU GO, which was specifically designed for the spaces on the third floor of the Castello di Rivoli, will be the starting point for the conversation.⠀

     

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  • Concert with Angela Bulloch and Karin Sander

    Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg, Berlin April 28, 2019, 7 pm www.adk.de
    Concert with Angela Bulloch and Karin Sander

    Angela Bulloch, Heavy Metal Herkules, performed at Herkulessaal, Munich, November 29, 2017
    Photo © Angela Bulloch

     

    Music for Future Images

    Concert with Angela Bulloch and Karin Sander
    Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg, Berlin
    April 28, 2019, 7 pm
    Free admission

  • Arachno Concert with Tomás Saraceno & Silvia Bolognesi

    Civic Planetarium Ulrico Hoepli, Milan April 9th, 7 pm www.comube.milano.it
    Arachno Concert with Tomás Saraceno & Silvia Bolognesi

    Tomás Saraceno, Webs of At-tent(s)ion, 2018 (detail), 76 spider frames, spider silk, carbon fiber, lights, speakers
    Exhibition view: ON AIR, carte blanche to Tomás Saraceno, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2018
    Photo © Studio Tomás Saraceno, 2018

     

    Weaving the Cosmos

    Civic Planetarium Ulrico Hoepli, Milan

    April 9 – 14, 2019

     

    Arachno Concert with Silvia Bolognesi

    April 9th, 7 pm

  • Book Launch with Liam Gillick

    German Embassy, Ottawa April 8, 2019 www.fogoislandarts.ca
    Book Launch with Liam Gillick

    Fogo Island Arts Residency
    Photo © Fogo Island Arts

     

     

    Liam Gillick in conversation with Zita Cobb⁣

     

    A selection of international book launches and discussions to mark the release of the Fogo Island Arts 2019 publication of the 65th Jahresring What do we know? What do we have? What do we miss? What do we love?

     

    Read more about the publication here.

  • Tao Hui shortlisted for the inaugural Sigg Prize

     Tao Hui shortlisted for the inaugural Sigg Prize

    Tao Hui, Hello, finale!, 2017, 9 channel HD video installation (color, sound), duration: 38:13 min

    Film still © Tao Hui

     

    Esther Schipper congratulates Tao Hui, shortlisted for the inaugural Sigg Prize. Established by M+ in Hong Kong, the prize recognizes outstanding artistic practice in the Greater China region.

     

    The six shortlisted artists will be invited to present works from the past two years in the Sigg Prize exhibition, which will be held at the M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon Cultural District, from December 6, 2019 – April 13, 2020. The winner will be announced in January 2020.

     

    Tao Hui creates immersive video-installations that bend the boundaries of fiction and reality to address cultural and identity related issues. His works are visceral and provocative, yet enlightening and always imbued with a strong emotional power and a sense of displacement, inviting the viewers to confront themselves with their own cultural history, ways of living and social identities.

  • Artist Talk with Christopher Roth

    La Loge, Brabant March 20, 2019, 7:30 pm www.la-loge.be
    Artist Talk with Christopher Roth

    Photo © Andrea Rossetti

     

    The second edition of Temple Talks focuses on the role of television in broadcasting ideas about art and architecture. Inspired by collectives such as TVTV, the Videofreex and the The Raindance Foundation, as well as live television and the communicative power of YouTube, Berlin artist Christopher Roth will discuss the potential of TV for architecture and urban planning as opposed to maps and models to share future visions and ideas.

  • BPA // Berlin Program for Artists mentored by Angela Bulloch

    ITALIC, Beach Office and FRAGILE, Berlin Through March 11, 2019 www.berlinprogramforartists.org
    BPA // Berlin Program for Artists mentored by Angela Bulloch

    Photo © Andrea Rossetti

     

    BPA facilitates exchange between emerging and experienced Berlin-based artists, through coordinated studio visits and meetings.

     

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  • Artist Talk with Ryan Gander

    Armory Live Theater on Pier 94 March 9, 2019, 1:00pm www.thearmoryshow.com
    Artist Talk with Ryan Gander

    On Saturday March 9 at 1pm, Ryan Gander will join the panel discussion Biennials Then and Now during The Armory Show together with Liverpool Biennial director, Sally Tallant, to discuss the relevancy of biennials today.

     

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  • Simon Fujiwara shortlisted for the 2019 Preis der Nationalgalerie

     Simon Fujiwara shortlisted for the 2019 Preis der Nationalgalerie

    Simon Fujiwara
    Photo © Miro Kuzmanovic, Kunsthaus Bregenz

     

    Esther Schipper congratulates Simon Fujiwara, shortlisted for the 2019 Preis der Nationalgalerie.

     

    Established in 2000 by the Freunde der Nationalgalerie, the Preis is awarded biennially and promotes young, important positions in contemporary art that reflect the internationality and vitality of the art scene in Germany. The four shortlisted artists will present their work in a joint exhibition in fall 2019 at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin.

     

    Simon Fujiwara’s work takes multiple forms including theme park style rides, wax figures, robotic cameras, ‘make-up’ paintings and short films that address the complexity and contradictions of identity in a post-internet, hyper-capitalist world. Fujiwara often investigates themes of popular interest such as tourist attractions, famous icons, historic narratives and mass media imagery and has collaborated with the advertising and entertainment industries to produce his work in a process he describes as ‘hyper-engagement’ with dominant forms of cultural production. His work can be seen as a complex response to the human effects of image fetish, technology and social media on his generation.

  • Artist Talk with Thomas Demand

    Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau München, Munich Friday March 1, 2019, 7pm www.lenbachhaus.de
    Artist Talk with Thomas Demand

    Photo © Thomas Demand

     

    To mark the release of the new publication of the monograph "The Complete Papers", Thomas Demand will join filmmaker and author Alexander Kluge in a conversation about Demand's artistic career.

  • Artist Talk with Karin Sander

    Haus am Waldsee, Berlin February 25, 2019, 7:30 pm www.hausamwaldsee.de
    Artist Talk with Karin Sander

    Photo © Jens Ziehe

     

    On February 25, 2019, 7:30 pm, Karin Sander will give an artist talk with Prof. Dr. Ursprung, ETH Zurich, at Haus am Waldsee, Berlin. 

     

    Read more here.

  • Concert with Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster in collaboration with Julien Perez

    Greengo, Palace Hotel, Palacestrasse 28, Gstaad February 1, 2019, 7:30 – 8:45pm www.elevation1049.org
    Concert with Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster in collaboration with Julien Perez

    Image: Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Not my airline, Apparition at the Silencio, Paris, 2017

     

    A live concert with Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster in collaboration with Julien Perez as part of Elevation1049: Frequencies in Gstaad.

     
     
  • Artist Talk with Julia Scher

    Freie Universitat, Berlin January 30 2019, 6 – 8pm www.fu-berlin.de
    Artist Talk with Julia Scher

    Photo © Albrecht Fuchs

     

    On Wednesday January 30, from 6–8pm, Julia Scher will give a talk titled “Databound Vaginal Architectures” at the Freie Universitat, in Hörsaal 1B (Habelschwerdter Allee 45) 

  • Master Talk Philippe Parreno

    International Film Festival Rotterdam January 26 2019, 13:30 – 14:30pm www.iffr.com
    Master Talk Philippe Parreno

    Photo © Andrea Rossetti

     

    On Saturday, January 26 2019 at 13:30pm, Philippe Parreno will host a Master Talk at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

     

    Read more about the event here.

  • Conversation with Enrique Vila-Matas and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster

    Whitechapel Gallery, London January 17 2019, 7pm www.whitechapelgallery.org
    Conversation with Enrique Vila-Matas and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster

    Enrique Vila-Matas and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster. Photo © Giasco Bertoli

     

    Join long-time friends – the renowned Spanish novelist Enrique Vila-Matasand artist Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster – for a conversation celebrating the first in a year of displays from la Caixa Collection of Contemporary Art.

     

    Read more about the event here.

  • Anri Sala and N1N4E win the European Prize for Urban Public Space

    June 19, 2018
    Anri Sala and N1N4E win the European Prize for Urban Public Space

    Skanderbeg Square, Tirana

    Photo © Filip Dujardin

     

    Esther Schipper congratulates Anri Sala and the architecture firm 51N4E, who have won the European Prize for Urban Public Space for their renovation of Skanderbeg Square in Sala's native Tirana, Albania. 

     

    Like no other public space, Skanderbeg Square, Tirana’s nerve centre and symbolic site for the whole country, reflects Albania’s complex, convulsive history. Finalised in 2017, the rennovation has turned Skanderbeg Square into a public space of more than ten hectares exclusively for the pedestrian use. In the centre of the square there is a clear esplanade of almost 40,000 square metres. Rather than being flat, the esplanade is shaped like a four-sided Roman pyramid with a slope of 2.5% and a height of two metres at its tip. A fountain at the top lets water trickle down the sides, thus bringing out the colours of the mosaic paving which is made from stones from all over Albania.

  • Pierre Huyghe Named Artistic Director of the 2019 Okayama Art Summit

    Ishikawa Foundation, Okayama Fall 2019
    Pierre Huyghe Named Artistic Director of the 2019 Okayama Art Summit

    Pierre Huyghe.

     

    Okayama Art Summit 2019, the second iteration of the large-scale international art exhibition, will be held in the fall of 2019.

     

    Pierre Huyghe, a participant of the Okayama Art Summit 2016, has been appointed artistic director. The exhibition will be produced by Ishikawa Foundation’s president, Yasuharu Ishikawa.

     

  • Conversation with Felix Utting and Jean-Pascal Flavien

    Heidelberger Kunstverein March 14, 2018, 6pm www.hdkv.de
    Conversation with Felix Utting and Jean-Pascal Flavien

    Felix Utting is the inhabitant of the house with things behind. The public is invited to meet with him on March 14th at 18:00. He will prepare tea and introduce them to the house.

  • Myth, Music & Electricity

    Herkulessaal, Residenstraße 1, 80333 Munich November 29, 8pm www.artgeneve.ch
    Myth, Music & Electricity

    artgenève presents, Myth, Music and Electricity, part of “contemporary art as concert”, a series of events focused on musical and ephemeral works by artists invited by Augustin Maurs.

     

    This event will take place at Munich's Herkulessaal and plays with the adventurous and puzzling construction of myths. The concert hall will host a series of musical and perfomative works, including a bass guitar ensemble by Angela Bulloch and performances by Karin Sander.

     

    Doors: 7pm

    Admission: 8 EUR / 12 EUR

    Tickets: julia.etter@palexpo.ch

  • An Evening with Gabriel Kuri

    Harold M. William Auditorium, Getty Center, Los Angeles November 14, 2017, 7pm www.getty.edu
    An Evening with Gabriel Kuri

    Gabriel Kuri working in his studio.

     

     

    This special event will explore the work of two artists with a cutting edge, experimental practice: Analia Saban and Gabriel Kuri. The evening will begin with viewing of two short documentaries featuring each artist, created as part of the Artist Dialogues series, followed by a conversation among the artists and Rachel Rivenc.

     

    The movies and conversation will focus on the artists' material practice and how it relates to meaning, their approach to making and finding objects, their playful use or misuse of materials, as well as their thoughts on longevity, the future of their work, and the role of conservation.

     

    Presented as part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA

  • DRAMASTICS Revue Rock Concert and Film Screening

    The Grapevine Bar, Dallas October 27, 2017, 9PM
    DRAMASTICS Revue Rock Concert and Film Screening

    Flyer © Nathan Carter

     

     

    Mixing fictional representation and real-life celebration, on October 27 a screening of The DRAMASTICS are Loud (2016) will be followed by the Dramastics Revue, a live concert by Nathan Carter and The DRAMASTICS at the legendary Grapevine Bar, as featured in his film and dioramas.

    The presentation will include hand-made Dramastics t-shirts and performace capes produced in collaboration with the artist Dan Estabrook and Featherweight Studio.

  • Angela Bulloch & David Grubbs: The Wired Salutation

    Museu Serralves, Serralves Auditorium, Porto October 26, 2017, 10pm–11:30pm www.serralves.pt
    Angela Bulloch & David Grubbs: The Wired Salutation
    The Wired Salutation results from a collaboration between Angela Bulloch and composer and musician David Grubbs.
     
    Bulloch sets into motion the process by which images and ideas degrade–decline, simplify–while expanding to encompass video, live performance, and a composition for theatre lighting, taking the audience on a trip inside the image.  David Grubbs stresses and strains an initially coherent piece of music until its constituent parts agree to peacefully disassemble.  The live musical component is undertaken by a group featuring Grubbs (electric guitar and voice) and Italian musicians Andrea Belfi (drums and electronics) and Stefano Pilia (electric guitar).
     
    Find more about this event here
  • Anri Sala in conversation with Maud Page

    Courtyard Marquee, Sydney Observatory, Millers Point October 14, 2017, 12pm www.kaldorartprojects.org.au
    Anri Sala in conversation with Maud Page

    Anri Sala, The Last Resort, 2017

    42-channel sound installation including 38 altered snare drums, loudspeaker parts, snare stands, drumsticks, soundtrack and 4 speakers

    Duration 58:28 min, dimensions ø 850 cm

     

    Photo © Peter Greig

     

     

    On October 14, Anri Sala will share his insights into the conceptual and creative development of The Last Resort in a conversation with Maud Page, Deputy Director and Director of Collections, Art Gallery of New South Wales.

     

    Read more about the event here

  • Tomás Saraceno in conversation with Yasmil Raymond

    Chicago Cultural Center, Randolph Square, 78 E. Washington, Chicago October 5, 2017, 6pm www.arts.uchicago.edu
    Tomás Saraceno in conversation with Yasmil Raymond

    Exhibition view

    Our Interplanetary Bodies, 2017

    Asia Culture Center, Gwangju

     

    Photo © Andrea Rossetti

     

     

    On Thursday, October 5 at 6pm, Tomás Saraceno will be joined in convesation by Yasmil Raymond, Associate Curator at the Museum of Modern Art.

     

    This event is presented by Arts, Science + Culture Initiative and the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry at the University of Chicago, the Chicago Architecture Biennial, and the Goethe Institut.

     

    Find out more about this event here.

  • Tomás Saraceno at Columbia University New York

    The Lantern, Lenfest Center for the Arts October 10, 2017, 6:30pm to 8pm www.lenfest.arts.columbia.edu
    Tomás Saraceno at Columbia University New York

    Tomás Saraceno Eclipse of the Aerocene Explorer, 2016

    Photo: © Studio Tomás Saraceno

     

     

    Join Tomás Saraceno for a lecture at The Lantern, Lenfest Center for the Arts in New York.

     

    This Event is co-presented by Columbia University School of the Arts; the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science; and the School of International and Public Affairs as part of Saraceno’s Fall 2017 visit to at Columbia University.

     

    Read more here: lenfest.arts.columbia.edu

  • Roman Ondak included in Sequences VIII: Elastic Hours

    The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik October 6–15, 2017 www.sequences.is
    Roman Ondak included in Sequences VIII: Elastic Hours

    We're pleased to announce Roman Ondak's participation in the eigth edition of Sequences.

     

    While Sequences uses the term “real time” to refer to time-based media, Sequences VIII: Elastic Hours considers how the term might be applied to the experience of art making, exploring how artists manipulate time as a raw material. Stretching, echoing, and inverting hours, the works included in Sequences VIII often go beyond standardized metrics such as clocks to investigate alternative systems for measuring and experiencing time.

     

    Find out more about the festival here: sequences.is

  • David Claerbout at BFI London Film Festival 2017

    BFI Southbank, NFT3 London October 14, 2017 at 9:20pm www.bfi.org.uk
    David Claerbout at BFI London Film Festival 2017

    Film still: David Claerbout, Die Reine Notwendigkeit/The Pure Necessity, 2016

     

     

    David Claerbout's work Die Reine Notwendigkeit/The Pure Necessity is included in this year's BFI London Film Festival.

     

    "A hypnotic and lyrical reworking of The Jungle Book, that removes its anthropomorphism and its human characters to give the animals back their dignity. The artist redrew all the animated animals and deconstructed the narrative arc to render it eventless, thus giving the impression of watching the animals in their natural surroundings and unaware of any human presence. The effect is one of rekindling a fond memory of childhood, but with the shades of commercial and cultural exploitation removed."

    Helen de Witt, bfi.org.uk

  • Conversation with Ryan Gander

    Laguna Gloria, The Contemporary Austin September 23, 2017 at 12pm www.thecontemporaryaustin.org

     

     

    Conversation with Ryan Gander

    Ryan Gander, Earnest Hawker (performance detail), 2015. Artwork and image © Ryan Gander. Image courtesy the artist.

     

     

    The Contemporary Austin presents new outdoor works by Ryan Gander. On occasion his permanent exhibition The Day to Day Accumulation of Hope, Failure and Ecstasy, the artist and Senior Curator Heather Pesanti will talk about Gander's work, his evasion of visual style, and his voracious practice ranging across styles and forms.

     

    Read more here

  • Talk with Isa Melsheimer: Fading Architectures

    ZKR–Center for Art and Public Space, Schloss Biesdorf Berlin August 10, 2017, 6:30 PM

     

    Talk with Isa Melsheimer: Fading Architectures

    Exhibition view: Between Spaces, ZKR, Berlin

    Photo: Frank Sperling

     

    Join Isa Melsheimer for an artist talk at ZKR–Center for Art and Public Space, Schloss Biesdorf in Berlin. Entitled "Fading Architectures, Melsheimer will talk about the present and future of urban cityscapes and architectures. Read more about the event here: zkr-berlin.de

  • Christoph Keller receives scholarship of German Academy Rome Villa Massimo

    Villa Massimo, Rome www.villamassimo.de
    Christoph Keller receives scholarship of German Academy Rome Villa Massimo

    Christoph Keller will receive the prestigious scholarship of German Academy Rome Villa Massimo. The artist has been awarded numerous grants and residencies and will begin his stipend in September 2017.

     

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  • Roman Ondak to receive 2018 Lovis Corinth Prize

    Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie Regensburg www.kunstforum.net
    Roman Ondak to receive 2018 Lovis Corinth Prize

    Roman Ondak

    Photo © Benoit Linero

     

    Esther Schipper congratulates Roman Ondak, recipient of the 2018 Lovis Corinth Prize.

     

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  • Screening of David Claerbout's Die Reine Notwendigkeit/The Pure Necessity

    Cinema Zuid, Antwerp August 5, 2017 at 7 PM www.cinemazuid.be
    Screening of David Claerbout's Die Reine Notwendigkeit/The Pure Necessity

    Film still: David Claerbout, Die Reine Notwendigkeit/The Pure Necessity, 2016

     

    Cinema Zuid in Antwerp will present an exclusive screening of David Claerbout's work Die Reine Notwendigkeit/The Pure Necessity, 2016.

     

    Die reine Notwendigkeit/The Pure Necessity is a color animated cartoon by David Claerbout, based on the classic 1967 animated adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book. The 60-minute-long film follows the tradition of the frame-by-frame animation, re-creating the historical characters with the most faithful precision. Claerbout's film focuses exclusively on the animals: Bagheera the panther, Baloo the bear, Kaa the snake, among others. Although the 1967 film depicted them as speaking animals, well-known for their witty dialogues, dances and jokes, they are here seen as “realistic” animals without any anthropomorphic characteristics. Claerbout represents them wandering in the jungle, drinking from a water spring, sleeping on tree branches, observing one another. Each of their movements is followed with precision and duration, giving the spectator the opportunity to observe every detail of the drawings. The title of Clearbout's work refers to the famous song, Bare Necessities, performed by Baloo in the 1967 film.

     

  • Viva Arte Viva: The 57th Venice Biennale, with Liu Ye, Philippe Parreno, Anri Sala

    Venice, Italy May 13 – November 26, 2017 www.labiennale.org

     

    The 57th International Art Exhibition, VIVA ARTE VIVA, will take place at the Giardini and the Arsenale in Venice, from May 13 to November 26, 2017. Curated by Christine Macel, it will feature 120 artists from 51 countries, including Liu Ye, Philippe Parreno, and Anri Sala.

     

    The exhibition will offer a route that unfolds over the course of nine chapters or families of artists, beginning with two introductory realms in the Central Pavilion, followed by another seven across the Arsenale through the Giardino delle Vergini. Each of the nine chapters or families of artists of the Exhibition will represent a Pavilion in itself, or rather a Trans-Pavilion as it is trans-national by nature but echoes the Biennale's historical organization into pavilions, the number of which has never ceased to grow since the end of the 1990s. From the "Pavilion of Artists and Books" to the "Pavilion of Time and Infinity", these nine episodes will tell a story that is often discursive and at times paradoxical, with detours that mirror the world's complexities, a multiplicity of approaches and a wide variety of practices.

  • Ugo Rondinone Included In Art Basel Film Program

    Stadtkino Basel June 14, 10 Pm www.artbasel.com
  • David Claerbout And Gabriel Kuri Included In Art Basel Unlimited 2017

    Messe Basel, Basel June 15 – 18, 2017 www.artbasel.com
  • Ari Benjamin Meyers: Music Is Not!

    Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam May 26-27, 2017 www.kunsthalleformusic.org
    Ari Benjamin Meyers: Music Is Not!

    Graphic: © Ari Benjamin Meyers/Kunsthalle for Music

     

     

    Kunsthalle for Music and its Artistic Director Ari Benjamin Meyers continue the unfolding of Kunsthalle for Music by addressing fundamental questions through a symposium of multiple modes: lectures, auditions, open workshops, and performances.

     

    The two-day symposium at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam will feature international practitioners from the fields of contemporary art, music, and theory. As part of the symposium, Witte de With will host a casting of the Kunsthalle for Music's future ensemble, which will invite selected performers to collaborate with composers towards the creation of music and performance works.

     

    The program was conceived by Ari Benjamin Meyers, Armen Avanessian, and Witte de With's Defne Ayas, Samuel Salemakers, and Rosa de Graaf.

  • David Claerbout in conversation with J.J. Charlesworth

    Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona March 15, 2017 at 3pm www.fundaciotapies.org
    David Claerbout in conversation with J.J. Charlesworth

    David Claerbout

    Olympia (The Real Time Disintegration Into Ruins Of The Berlin Olympic Stadium Over The Course Of A Thousand Years), 2016
    Two-channel video installation (color, stereo sound, HD animation)

    Duration: 1000 years
    Exhibition view: KINDL Centre for Contemporary Art, Berlin, 2016

  • Shanghai Project Chapter 2: Seeds of Time, with Liam Gillick and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster

    Shanghai Himalayas Museum, Shanghai April 22 – July 30, 2017 www.shanghai-project.org

    Performance by Researchers

    April 22, 2017 at 6pm

    Shanghai Project Chapter 2: Seeds of Time, with Liam Gillick and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster

    Liam Gillick

    Construcción de Uno (A Prequel), 2006

    Volkswagen (Golf Mk 1 or equivalent), texts, participants

    Exhibition view: Tate, London, 2006

  • Christopher Roth: J.G. Ballard Screening and Conversation with Christopher Petit

    Decad, Berlin April 29, 2017 at 3pm www.decad.org
    Christopher Roth: J.G. Ballard Screening and Conversation with Christopher Petit

     

    Christopher Roth and Armen Avanessian

    Hyperstition, 2015, HD film, Blueray player and non-removable disc

    Duration: 113 minutes with an eight-minute break

    Photo © Christopher Roth

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