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5 Ukrainian Photographers to Watch in 2020
Article date: Friday, December 27, 2019

5 Ukrainian Photographers to Watch in 2020

The Ukrainian arts scene is increasingly making its mark. Painter Ivan Marchuk was featured in The Daily Telegraph’s list of top 100 living geniuses. Oleg Tistol’s work is internationally recognized. He represented the Ukraine in the Sao Paulo Art Biennale in 1994 and the Venice Biennale in 2001. Eugenia Gapchinska’s adorable chubby angels have started a national meme that is quickly moving into international consciousness.

Diaspora at Home
Article date: Monday, December 23, 2019

Diaspora at Home

Diaspora at Home is a group exhibition which provides an opportunity to engage in a variety of conversations on the issue of mobility within Africa. Featuring works by Nidhal Chamekh, Bady Dalloul, Em’kal Eyongakpa, Rahima Gambo, Laura Henno, Abraham Oghobase, Wura-Natasha Ogunji, Chloe Quenum. And screenings by Jumana Manna and Marie Voignier.

It’s Not Art, It’s Bananas
Article date: Saturday, December 7, 2019

It’s Not Art, It’s Bananas

For his latest offering to the art world, Maurizio Cattelan has been going bananas. The Italian conceptual artist made the headlines in September this year when his America (2016) – an 18 carat gold, fully functioning toilet – was stolen while on display in Blenheim Palace. His latest stunt, displayed in the booth of French gallerist Emmanuel Perrotin at Art Basel Miami Beach, is a single banana, which he acquired from the local supermarket and stuck to a large wall with silver duct tape. He has entitled his banana Comedian.

Sergey Melnitchenko on the Mykolayiv Young Photographers
Article date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Sergey Melnitchenko on the Mykolayiv Young Photographers

"We live in the provincial town of Mykolaiv in the south of Ukraine (2 hours from Odessa). The area is full of young, interesting photographers and creators, but they all felt quite afraid to come out into the light and to show themselves. They didn’t think there was an appetite for their work. I am now coming to the end of my third group of the photography course and we will be welcoming a few new members to the collective from that intake".

Troy: Myth and Reality
Article date: Friday, November 29, 2019

Troy: Myth and Reality

The British Museum has just opened a fascinating new exhibition on the legendary city of Troy, and the mythical ten-year war between the Greeks and the Trojans of which Homer and countless other poets sang. It has a wealth of paintings, vases, sculptures, and other artefacts that testify to the enormous influence of the Trojan war both on the Greeks and Romans, and, to a lesser extent, on later Western culture.

Berlin Gropius Bau Actual Exhibitions: Garden of Earthly Delights / There is No Non-Violent Way to Look at Some-Body / Walking Through Walls
Article date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Berlin Gropius Bau Actual Exhibitions: Garden of Earthly Delights / There is No Non-Violent Way to Look at Some-Body / Walking Through Walls

The actual three exhibitions at Gropius Bau in Berlin are worth to be experienced. Starting from The Garden of Earthly Delights visible just until the 01.12.2019 is a very special assemble of the following artists: Maria Thereza Alves, Louise Lawler, Rashid Johnson, Taro Shinoda, Hieronymus Bosch, Hicham Berrada, Zheng Bo, Yayoi Kusama, Korakrit Arunanondchai, John Cage, Renato Leotta, Heather Phillipson, Urile Orlow, Jumana Manna, Lungiswa Gqunta, Pipilotti Rist, Maaike Schoorel, Libby Harward, Futurefarmers, Taro Shinoda, Tacita Dean.

Turner Prize: The Bets Are Open
Article date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Turner Prize: The Bets Are Open

Betting website SkyBet have released odds for the winner of the Turner Prize 2019. The finalists are Oscar Murillo, Tai Shani, Helen Cammock and Lawrence Abu Hamdan. This year’s Turner Prize exhibition is currently being presented at the Turner Contemporary gallery in Margate until January 12th, 2020.

No Photos on the Dance Floor! 1989-Today at C/O Berlin
Article date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

No Photos on the Dance Floor! 1989-Today at C/O Berlin

A photo exhibition on a subject that denies the camera as the medium comes slightly as a paradox. Nevertheless the exhibition at C/O, ex Amerika Haus in Berlin, calls a various and numerous audience and the question why is quite rhetorical.

Three Projects at Kunsthall 3,14 – Bergen
Article date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Three Projects at Kunsthall 3,14 – Bergen

Kunsthall 3,14 is proud to present three distinct artists and their projects, Unending Lightening by Cristina Lucas in the Exhibition hall, Target by Zartosht Rahimi in the Vault, and Shot Gun Architecture by Justin Bennett in the Parabol.

Hong Kong Unrest and the Artworld: What does the Future Hold?
Article date: Friday, September 6, 2019

Hong Kong Unrest and the Artworld: What does the Future Hold?

For the last 11 weeks, pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have been staging a series of protests against the apparent erosion of Hong Kong’s autonomy. Authorities are alleged to have responded with undue force, seeing an increase in the level of violence involved in the protests. The clashes began as the result of a controversial extradition bill, and have now taken on a wider significance as citizens display their opposition to the current political climate.

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 Victoria Zhivotneva, “Atocha. Madrid”, 2020

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