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…

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:…

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…

CRIOLLO el conjunto equino-humano itinerante de Ross Birrell

El video del artista escoces. Presentado en Neu Neu Gallery, Documenta14 Kassel y el 19 de Abril en Glasgow International 2018 Ellen de Bruijne proudly presents a solo exhibition by Ross Birrell, with new work coming from two recent long term projects, Criollo and The Transit of Hermes, which were especially produced for last year’s documenta…

El hombre que ayuda a Dubai a cambiar el petróleo por arte

El hombre que ayuda a Dubai a cambiar petróleo por el arte Por Coline Milliard, Artsy.com Las palabras “amable” y “humilde” aparecen con frecuencia cuando se le pide a las personas que describan a Abdelmonem Bin Eisa Alserkal, el promotor inmobiliario y mecenas detrás del distrito de galerías de Dubai, Alserkal Avenue. Es bastante inusual…