Russian Gulag museum forced to shut by authorities

MOSCOW (AFP).- A Russian museum dedicated to the Gulag has been forced to close, its director said Friday, in the latest case of authorities putting pressure on those researching the Soviet-era camps. “We no longer have access to the museum, and yesterday there was an attempt to seize the exhibits, probably at the request of the town … More Russian Gulag museum forced to shut by authorities

Los posters del Mayo Francés

Printing a Revolution: The Posters of Paris ’68 During the major strikes and student uprisings in France that year, the École des Beaux-Arts turned itself into a workshop for revolutionary messages. Image“Clash of Images,” an exhibition in Paris of posters, paintings, films and other works from the uprising of May 1968 and beyond.CreditFrancois Mori/Associated Press … More Los posters del Mayo Francés

Berlin Biennale: We don’t need another Hero

E-flux. 25.04.2018 Curator: Gabi Ngcobo The 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art titled We don’t need another herois a conversation with artists and contributors who think and act beyond art as they confront the incessant anxieties perpetuated by a willful disregard for complex subjectivities. From June 9 to September 9, 2018, it presents works by: … More Berlin Biennale: We don’t need another Hero

Conversations in Time

Las oyentes comparten las historias conmovedoras, personales e íntimas de diferentes artistas, curadores o profesionales del campo artístico. Las conversaciones abarcan temas desde el impacto y el rol del arte en la sociedad;  la tensión entre el arte comunitario y la producción individual de los artistas, la brevedad de la vida o la frustrante distracción … More Conversations in Time

Washington DC, o cuando la lluvia te permite acceder a un espacio impensado

Patricia Ruiz Bory. Washignton DC.  Nov 10 2017 Hace pocos dias tuve oportunidad de conocer una ciudad realmente impresionante: Washington DC, capital de los Estados Unidos, creada hacia finales del siglo XVIII bajo el diseño del arquitecto francés P. L’Enfant con el estilo barroco que predominaba en algunas ciudades europeas, con amplias avenidas y rotondas … More Washington DC, o cuando la lluvia te permite acceder a un espacio impensado

The Istanbul Biennial Examines the Tricky Question of What Makes a “Good Neighbor”

Hyperallergic.29.Oct.2017. Mary Pelletier   “Untitled” (1994 – 96) (exhibida con el apoyo de SAHA, Fotografia de Sahir Ugur Eren cortesia del artista) Dealing with themes of surveillance, personal and shared space, and what defines home in film, installation, and more. In the months leading up to the 15th edition of the Istanbul Biennial, posters —hung in windows alongside … More The Istanbul Biennial Examines the Tricky Question of What Makes a “Good Neighbor”

An Archipelago of Precariousness at the Yokohama Trienniale

The work installed in the Yokohama Triennial demonstrate that issues of crisis regarding nationalism, poverty, the fallout of war, and natural disasters should evoke our concern. YOKOHAMA, Japan — Unlike the recent trend in biennales and triennales to bombard the audience with works by numerous artists, the sixth edition of the Yokohama Triennale, Islands, Constellations, and Galapagos, … More An Archipelago of Precariousness at the Yokohama Trienniale

The Evidence Room

E-flux ROM, Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto, Canada. Del 25 de Junio 2017 al 28 de Enero 2018 Ampliamente aclamado en su debut en la 15 ª Exposición Internacional de Arquitectura de la Bienal de Venecia 2016, “The Evidence Room” examina el escalofriante rol de la arquitectura en la construcción del campo de Auschwitz. La exposición … More The Evidence Room