PORTRAIT OF A FAMILY

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altblog – TAKAHIRO KUDO – Portrait of a family © Archiraar
The series plays with Japanese family registry system. In the first stage of the series Takahiro Kudo treats « Koseki » : Japanese family registry system, and his partner’s « Familienbuch » : German family registry, as two family portraits. Despite of the fact they serve the same (or least similar) purpose, the depiction of a family unit and the visual outcomes appear differently, because of the cultural contexts they are integrated. The pieces question the ideas of a family formulated by different authorities and their alterations and limits as the depicting mechanisms in the age of globalization and social media.

Archiraar, Bruxelles. 30.03.2018 > 19.05.2018.


PART OF SOME QUARTET, FRUITS

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Jenna Westra uses the body to reimagine The Set as a framework that activates the performers within it, transforming accidental or chance movements into intentional, choreographed actions for the camera.

LUBOV, New York. 24.03.2018 > 06.05.2018.


ROSSO, SCULPTURE & PHOTOGRAPHY

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L’exposition approfondit les différents concepts sur lesquels Rosso travaille à travers son œuvre : son combat avec la matière, sa conviction que la lumière constitue l’essentiel dans l’observation d’une œuvre d’art, son opinion sur la place de la sculpture dans l’espace, sa perception de l’importance de l’environnement, la valeur qu’il attache au point de vue du spectateur, et son intérêt pour l’image et ses qualités lumineuses. Ce principe amène Rosso de la sculpture à la photographie. Comme Brancusi, il photographie ses propres œuvres dans son atelier, modifie les arrière-plans des photos, adapte leur cadrage et laisse ainsi les formes de ses images se dissoudre et se fondre dans l’espace.

MSK, Gent. 17.03.18 > 24.06.18.


TOUCH ME

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altblog - Arthur Löwen - Touch me
Arthur Löwen’s paintings are defined by symbolic handwriting on light undercoats of paint. On the front of the canvas, he applies a layer of color, which is covered by a final layer of white. While these layers of paint are still wet, he lays the canvas on an absorbent cloth, its backside facing up.”
(Marcel Hiller)

fiebach, minninger, Cologne. 02.02.2018 > 24.03.2018.


AND YET MY MASK IS POWERFUL

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Basel Abbas & Ruanne Abou-Rahme
Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme create haunting worlds in their installations that blend fiction and reality. And yet my mask is powerful is an ongoing project that narrates a counter-model to the omnipresent images of crisis in our contemporary world.

Kunstverein in Hamburg, 03.02.2018 > 29.04.2018.


30 YEARS OF COLLABORATION

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This year Galerie Greta Meert celebrates its 30th anniversary. And for exactly 30 years it has collaborated with Thomas Struth. Three series are presented: a selection from historical series of black-and-white street and townscapes, still lives of deceased animals at the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) in Berlin and monumental condensed images of Johnson Space Center in Houston and the Siemens Schaltwerk in Berlin.

Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels. 01.02.2018 > 31.03.2018.


#itinerance02

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altblog — Maarten Stuer — Kolkhoze
The Itinérance #2 project focuses on the creation of Belgian and French contemporary designers, with curatorship by Jean-François Declercq (Atelier Jespers). With works by Berger&Berger, Alain Berteau, David Boussier, Nicolas Brevers/Gobo Lights, Casimir, Maarten De Ceulaer, Frederik Delbart, Nicolas Destino, Destroyers/Builders, Nathalie Dewez, Frédérick Gautier, Damien Gernay, Kaspar Hamacher, Gerard Kuijpers, Studio KRJST, Tim Onderbeke, Frédéric Pellenq, Adrien Rovero, Nicolas Schuybroek, Bela Silva, Vladimir Slavov, Ben Storms, Maarten Stuer and Conrad Willems.

With The Support Of Spazio Nobile & Kolkhoze.

BOZAR,  Brussels. 26 > 28.01.2018.


LE LEURRE DU SEUIL

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altblog – Le leurre du seuil
“The devices developed by Justine Bourgerol are generally understood in a frontal way and require a fixed point of view, often monofocal. Yoel Pytowski, meanwhile, works on different architectural registers to create immersive environments, where the body is taken into account in its entirety and goes as far as dictating the course or circulation within space.” Text by Septembre Tiberghien

Hypercorps, Bruxelles. 16.12.2017 > 03.02.2018.


CRATER

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Crater-Miguel Fernandez De Castro-Lydia Ourahmane


Working across a variety of mediums including sculpture, installation, photography and video, artists Miguel Fernández de Castro and Lydia Ourahmane both generally address place and landscape, usually the sites of their respective origins; Fernández de Castro’s the Sonoran Desert in Northern Mexico and Ourahmane’s the regions surrounding Oran, Algeria. Some of these sites are visible here through the video in the main gallery and the photographs in the back gallery.

Veda, Florence, Italy – Curated by Cory Scozzari. 16.12.2017 > 02.03.2017.


TERRE DES ÎLES

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Sabine – Jacob Aue Sobol
De la plus grande île du monde – le Groenland – à l’île de Beauté – la Corse – en passant par les Cyclades, la Sicile, l’Islande, Stromboli, Okinawa, les îles Féroé et Lofoten, Madagascar, la Nouvelle-Guinée, Hokkaido et les Galapagos, les murs de Polka se transforment en archipel. Exposition collective avec les images de Jacob Aue Sobol, Carmelo Bongiorno, Bernard Cantie, Joakim Eskildsen, William Klein, Daidō Moriyama, Claude Nori, Kosuke Okahara, Sebastião Salgado.

polkagalerie, Paris. 23.01.2018 > 03.03.2018.