ANNOUNCEMENTS

Galerie Ernst Hilger

August 27, 2014
Fokus grupa, Exercising Novy Byt (the bed), 2014. Installation. © Fokus Grupa, 2014. Fokus grupa, Exercising Novy Byt (the bed), 2014. Installation. © Fokus Grupa, 2014.

curated by_vienna presents The Century of the Bed: Points of View at Galerie Ernst Hilger

According to art historian Ernest Gombrich, image perception is a complex process that requires many human skills, whether innate or learned. The process of perception includes a number of stages, all of which are part of the so-called "perception cycle." This is a circular flow of information that takes place between the organism and its environment, every action causing changes in the environment which dictate further action through the... continue reading

Copenhagen Art Week

August 26, 2014
Molly Haslund, CIRCLES - Drawing upon the universe, 2013. Performance, Rock Around The World, Museet for Samtidskunst, 2013. Photo: Matilde Haaning. Molly Haslund, CIRCLES - Drawing upon the universe, 2013. Performance, Rock Around The World, Museet for Samtidskunst, 2013. Photo: Matilde Haaning.

Copenhagen Art Week 2014

The vibrant and multifaceted Danish art scene is once again coming together to present all the best from the national and international contemporary scene. With two fairs and a 10-day art week, Copenhagen will be buzzing with activities in the name of art.  Copenhagen Art Week 29 August–7 September 2014 The Danish online magazine kunsten.nu is behind the new collaboration between 55 art spaces from in and around Copenhagen. ... continue reading

Deweer Gallery

August 25, 2014
Shirana Shahbazi, Komposition-77-2013, 2013. C-print on aluminium, Ed. 5 + 1AP, 150 x 120 cm. Shirana Shahbazi, Komposition-77-2013, 2013. C-print on aluminium, Ed. 5 + 1AP, 150 x 120 cm.

Deweer Gallery presents Shirana Shahbazi, Breeze, and Collector’s Room #7: 35th Anniversary Edition – Parts I

The Swiss Shirana Shahbazi (b. 1974, Teheran) is an internationally acclaimed artist who has, time and again, infused the medium of photography with new approaches. Coinciding with her participation in the 94th edition of the leading Swiss art magazine Parkett, and the run-up to her solo exhibition at the Kunsthalle Bern, Deweer Gallery has the great pleasure to present her work to the Belgian public for the first time.  In her work, Shahbazi... continue reading

REVIEWS

Daniel Steegmann Mangrané’s “_/_____/_/__/________”
PROYECTOS MONCLOVA, Mexico City
(Background) Daniel Steegman Mangrané, Systemic Grid I, 2014. (Foreground) Daniel Steegman Mangrané, Systemic Grid II, 2014.

by ANA TEIXEIRA PINTO

The Phasmida are an order of insects whose rocking march always seems hesitant. Every step they take, “stick insects”—as Phasmida are commonly called due to their resemblance to sticks or leaves—will reluctantly stretch out a leg, making cadenced, side-to-side movements as if tentatively rehearsing the next. Biologists will tell you... continue reading

“New Dawn”
SILBERKUPPE, Berlin
View of “New Dawn,” Silberkuppe, Berlin, 2014.

by NATASHA GINWALA

When foraging for food in the wild, orangutans conduct an intriguing ritual known as the “fruit stare.”(1) It unleashes a mimetic contract hinged upon intentionality and co-presence. What makes the tree surrender its fruit? The practiced stare of the orangutan coaxes it into interdependency—and possibly, divulgence—while registering a temporal circuit... continue reading

David Horvitz
BLUM & POE, Los Angeles
David Horvitz, somewhere in between the jurisdiction of time (detail), 2014.

by ANDREW BERARDINI

Irregularly and perhaps just a bit irrationally, lawmakers and treaties carve hard demarcations of time from a spinning globe. Workers clock in there, the lunch hour is now here—Daylight Savings Time always confused the hell out of me. Whatever you think noon is, it’s now mostly an abstraction. Time zones... continue reading

DOSSIER

Mean Girls: Keren Cytter and “Vengeance”

by MELISSA GRONLUND

“I’m so excited,” a young woman says, about an advertising meeting that would make your eyes water with boredom. “Don’t worry, that’ll pass,” her older colleague replies. It’s a flat cliché, and he delivers it with a withering smile of self-congratulation. The woman appears put down, but you get the feeling that’s... continue reading

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