This week’s guest from isolation is Nora Silva. She is a London-based multidisciplinary artist, cook and singer born in Madrid (Spain). Silva graduated from the Royal College of Art, and she has since performed at Tate Exchange, the Design Museum and the Camden Arts Centre in London.
How do we perceive objects when they become “activated” by a performer? Can there be, thereafter, a neutral spectatorship? ‘Forum: Bread and Games’, curated by Natalija Pauni for Open Space Contemporary, reflects on these questions, considering the precariousness of authors’ ideas and authorship.
Edible art, a daydreaming leopard, a house made of skin, whooping cranes, tag team art, a wooden Parliament and lost letters.
Inês Neto Dos Santos is a Portuguese artist who recently graduated from the Royal College of Arts in London. She has always demonstrated a keen interest in the relation between human beings and the elements surrounding their daily lives.
This weeks Top 7 includes: A shopping centre, virtual reality sculpture, mirrors, pillows, Suffragettes, breaking down and prison.
If Sondra Perry’s opening at the Serpentine uses digital tools to make our dark history extremely contemporary, Open Space Contemporary’s Adventitious Encounters exploits its location to explore our desire for nature in a technologically saturated world.
Open Space Contemporary set to take over the historic Whiteleys Shopping Centre with ‘Adventitious Encounters’
Adventitious Encounters is a group exhibition from Open Space Contemporary with 20 internationally acclaimed, emerging and established contemporary artists. Co-curated by Huma Kabakc and Anna Skladmann, the exhibition is held on the sky-roof of the historic Whiteleys Shopping Centre, a space rarely open to the public.