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Gianni Motti Wins the 2013 Prix de la Société des Arts

Gianni Motti Wins the 2013 Prix de la Société des Arts

In the panorama of contemporary Swiss art, Gianni Motti occupies a category all his own, and while his influence nationally and internationally is beyond dispute, it is no less important to point out both the force and integrity of his independence with respect to the usual institutional and economic channels art follows. Consequently, [...]



The LINK Center for the Arts of the Information Age releases “In Your Computer,” by Domenico Quaranta.

Domenico Quaranta, In Your Computer, LINK Editions, Brescia 2011.
Soft cover, 180 pp, English, € 12.00, ISBN: 978-1-4467-6021-5
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The LINK Center for the Arts of the Information Age is proud to announce the publication of the book In Your Computer, by Domenico Quaranta.
The book is a collection of texts written [...]



Move on Asia Takes on the End of Video Art

Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
February 6 - April 1, 2010
“Move on Asia” is one of Korea’s leading video art initiatives. Originating in Seoul in 2004, the annual exhibition consists of experimental video artists nominated by a network of Asian curators. This year nineteen curators have selected the work of almost thirty artists.
Each year the work [...]



ARCO Madrid Fails to Meet Expectations

The future of ARCO Madrid seems uncertain during its twenty-ninth edition as pressure mounts for a fundamental reorganization following sagging attendance and serious disagreements between the fair’s organizers and selection committee. Controversy arose as the fair’s selection committee accused the fair’s organizer, IFEMA, of interfering with the selection process, following the admittance of galleries that [...]



Urban Unease Saves Art

Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona
February 25 - May 24, 2010
“ATOPIA” is the feeling of unease experienced by the individual in the face of the contemporary city that in no way represents their desired utopian paradise. The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona is presenting “ATOPIA. Art and City in the 21st Century,” its first [...]



The Morning Line Launches in Istanbul

Opening May 22, 2010
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary is celebrating Istanbul’s art program, European Capital of Culture 2010, with the anti-pavilion The Morning Line by Matthew Ritchie, Aranda/Lasch, and Arup AGU.
Inaugurated at the 3rd International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville, The Morning Line is a public art structure, 8 meters high and 20 meters long, built [...]



Michael Rakowitz: Star Wars Meets Saddam

Michael Rakowitz?, Victory Arch, 2009?, plastic toys, books, wood, foam, plaster ?8’ x 18.5’. ?Installation view at Tate Modern?Courtesy of the artist and Lombard-Freid Projects.

Tate Modern, Level 2
January 22 - May 3, 2010
“The worst condition is to pass under a sword which is not one’s own,” the exhibition of works by Michael Rakowitz on view [...]



Tate Transformation Underway

On January 6, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, launched the start of preparatory building works on the new Tate Modern development. The event took place in the oil tanks of the former power station from which the new building will rise. Two of the oil tanks will be retained as raw spaces for art and [...]



Toronto Empire of Dreams

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art
June 19 - August 15, 2010
It is impossible in our current world to escape the influence of an environment altered by humans. Because of these created spaces, humans are changed physically, psychologically, and spiritually. The things that we build embody both our highest aspirations and our most base instincts to survive. [...]



The Venice Biennial

53rd International Art Exhibition - Fare Mondi // Making Worlds
June 7 - November 22, 2009
The 53rd edition of the Venice Biennial was inaugurated on June 7, under the direction of renowned curator, Daniel Birnbaum. Entitled “Making Worlds,” it assembles the projects of more than 90 creators from 77 countries, including first-time participation by Montenegro, Principality [...]