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.
The site specific performance commissioned by Collezione Maramotti responds to a world class private collection with challenges about meaning and our interaction with the material world.
Interview with Jeschkelanger & Hayk Seirig for Empty_Glass 05— a work of art for A Plus A gallery co-created by the artistic duo, the chef, and the public
The artistic duo Jeschkelanger collaborated with chef Hayk Seirig to present Empty_Glass 05. This immersive and overwhelming symposium resulted in an artwork exhibited at A Plus A gallery in Venice for the exhibition Anecdotes on Origin.
The Italian-French duo Marroni-Ouanely’s debut UK solo exhibition at PUBLIC Gallery is full of unorthodox imperfections. Sit back, smile, and enjoy.
Last week Allegra Shorto launched a new program dedicated to the exploration of dreams through the lense of a wide range of artistic practices. The Freud Museum hosted the first experiment on May 25th
The second instalment in the LIMINALITY series, exploring new cross-disciplinary works in visual-sound-performance. Focusing on ‘the Unknown’ as a central theme, Liminality 2 includes artists and performers working across diverse practises, from film, installation, sculpture, live performance, drawing and printmaking.
Artists Lucy Stein and Mark Harwood have fomented a technique of combative curation that militates against against the normal pleasantries of social events.
Peformance, bling, escapism, wooden assemblages, figures, colours, rococo, a headless policeman and colourful screens.
Venice Agendas is inviting visitors to participate in the recitation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as part of… Read More
Art critic Tabish Khan brings you the top art exhibitions to visit this week. Each one comes with a concise review to help you decide whether it’s for you. All are closing this month:
The exhibition ‘Performing for the Camera’ at Tate Modern boasts many artistic names, including Yves Klein, Ai Weiwei, Francesca Woodman, Cindy Sherman and Erwin Wurm. However, the show is not simply a collection of famous works and artists. The way in which the exhibition is curated sensitively displays both well-known and unfamiliar works.
Tonight Performance Robert Whittman ‘Inside Out’
SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: Art talk with Mirko Nikolic and Florian Tuercke @Arebyte Saturday 17th May 3-5pm
SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: Art talk with Mirko Nikolic and Florian Tuercke
Free weekend of live music, performance, sound and dance Tate Britain
The exhibition’s title, ‘mindfuck’, is a slang term that may be used as both a noun and verb, situation and action. It can mean to brainwash or manipulate someone, or describe a distressing situation or incomprehensible event.
Through installation and performance ‘Fountain’ is the result of having used questionable subject matter as an exploration into the extent of how ethical codes and moral beliefs impact the way we might instinctively perceive controversial content in art.