LIVE DEAD WORLD

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altblog – Gabriele Beveridge
Gabriele Beveridge’s materials frequently derive from sites of commerce, particularly those where we prepare and process our bodies, or more accurately where we pay others to perform labour on our surfaces. Display and presentation are persistent themes throughout the practice. Beveridge includes found photographic imagery, cropped posters and promotional material found in hair and nail salons, alongside photograms which are a new addition to the artist’s lexicon.

Seventeen, London. 03.11.2018 > 15.12.2018.


PIEDRA QUEMADA

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Donna Huanca. Piedra Quemada
Using sculpture, painting, sound, video, and live performance, Donna Huanca forges interplay between multisensory art, the Baroque architecture, and participants. Curator: Stella Rollig

Lower Belvedere, Wien. 28.09.2018 > 06.012019.


ARCHIPELAGO ACT II

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The exhibition Archipelago — A Problem (On Exactitude in Science) centres around a fictitious, mental archipelago where a group of mathematicians, geologists, cartographers and other scientists try to index the measurable facets and phenomenological manifestations that they uncover during their research expedition. With Anna Betbeze, Karl Blossfeldt, Etienne ChambaudDaniel Gustav CramerCevdet ErekDominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Irene KopelmanGabriel KuriNicolás Lamas, Jochen Lempert, Benoît Maire, Jean Painlevé, Oscar Santillán, Michael E. Smith, Francisco Tropa, Joëlle Tuerlinckx and Jorinde Voigt. Curated by Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk. More info via TLÖN PROJECTS

Parts Project, Den Haag. 04.11.2018 > 23.12.2018.


ROOTS ALSO GROW IN CONCRETE

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altblog — Kader Attia — macval
Kader Attia who has dedicated himself to research into the power relationships that continue to affect the post-colonial world, reflecting on the processes of domination that pass through the urban space and the way in which the migrant body is affected and politicised. Using documentary film, sculpture, collage and the construction of environmentally intense installations, his work dialogues with the memory of modern architecture in Africa, its appropriation through this of the history of the local and vernacular architecture and its continued repressive interference in the lives of the population.

Culturgest Fundação Caixa Geral de Depòsitos, Lisbon. 20.10.2018 > 06.01.2019.


THIS IS HOW WE BITE OUT TONGUE

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Working together since 1995, artist duo Michael Elmgreen (b. 1961, Denmark) and Ingar Dragset (b. 1969, Norway) produce beguiling spatial scenarios that explore social and sexual politics and unveil the power structures embedded in the everyday designs that surround us.

Whitechapel Gallery, Londres. 27.09.2018 >13.01.2019.


RAYON VERT

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Senta Simond‘s work focuses on an intimate approach to the female body and portraiture. Her photographs feature a circle of acquaintances and respond to existing, and too often clichéd, representation of femininity. You can pre-order the photobook here.

Foam 3h, (Space for young photographers), Amsterdam. 07.09.2018 > 28.10.2018.


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.


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.


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.