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…

LINKS @ MUSEO SIVORI

  #LINKS. COLECCIÓN SÍVORI   Una vasta selección de obras de la colección se exhibe, junto a materialidades diversas, bajo el concepto de “hipervínculo”     Buenos aires, 25 de junio de 2018. El Ministerio de Cultura de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires presenta la exposición #Links. Colección Sívori, el sábado 7 de julio a…

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:…

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…

Escándalo por la obra donada a Paris por Jeff Koons

How Jeff Koons’s gift to Paris is riddled with problems The US artist is donating a massive sculpture, a hand holding a bouquet of balloon tulips, to the city of Paris to honour victims of the 2015 terrorist attacks, but is it more of a coup for the artist than France? Rachel Donadio Monday 26 June…

The Materiality of the Invisible

E-Flux Marre, Arte Contemporaneo, Masstricht, Holanda. Del 30 Agosto-26 Noviembre 2017 The Materiality of the Invisible exhibition combines the methods of archeology and the works of contemporary art. Like archaeologists, the participating artists are occupied with exposing concealed knowledge, with penetrating to times other than the present and probing the underlying layers of our social,…

PREMIO KENNETH KEMBLE

Revista Digital Magenta San Isidro lanzó la I edición del Premio Artes Visuales Kenneth Kemble, de alcance nacional, gratuito, con importantes premios en efectivo y un jurado de notables Una nueva convocatoria nacional, organizada por la subsecretaría general de Cultura de San Isidro. Se trata del Premio Artes Visuales Municipio de San Isidro-Kenneth Kemble, con importantes…

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…

Title Match: Tchah Sup Kim vs. Sojung Jun

E-Flux SeMA, the Buk-Seoul Museum of Art. Del 25 de Julio a 15 Octubre 2017 Corea del Sur Title Match is annual exhibition program by SeMA that selects one well-established and one emerging artist to showcase their works together and promote a dialogue between prominent artists from different generations. The current exhibition is the program’s…

Martino Gamper’s “Middle Chair” en Pollok House, Glasgow

Art-Agenda The Modern Institue, Glasgow. Del 5 al 30 de Julio,2017. The marriage of Italian designer Martino Gamper and Pollok House in Glasgow, set up by The Modern Institute, is a perfect match. Originally the ancestral home of the Stirling-Maxwell baronetcy, the house was built in 1752 and is run now by the National Trust…

Maxi Spina, Thick

E-Flux Architecture SCI-Arc , Los Angeles ,USA. Desde: Julio a 13 Agosto 2017 “Objects become processes and forms are objects in motion.” –Agnes Denes SCI-Arc Gallery presents Thick, an exhibition of new work by Maxi Spina of Spinagu. Thick is a research project that explores material thickness as a site of architectural investigation. Alluded to in…