ANNOUNCEMENTS

KALEIDOSCOPE

January 23, 2015
   

KALEIDOSCOPE ASIA: launch issue

We are delighted to introduce KALEIDOSCOPE ASIA. Based out of Singapore, launched in partnership with Shanghai-based organization Arthub and sponsored by Value Retail, this is the first issue of the brand new, biannual and bilingual (Chinese/English) sibling edition of KALEIDOSCOPE dedicated to contemporary art and culture from the Asia Pacific region. Under the visionary art direction of acclaimed Munich-based Bureau Mirko Borsche, the... continue reading

MAMbo - Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna

January 22, 2015
MASBEDO, The Lack (still), 2014. HD color film, DCP, 80 minutes, 1:1.85. Courtesy MASBEDO and In Between Art Film, Italy. MASBEDO, The Lack (still), 2014. HD color film, DCP, 80 minutes, 1:1.85. Courtesy MASBEDO and In Between Art Film, Italy.

MAMbo – Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna presents MASBEDO’s The Lack

The Lack is the first feature-length film by the Italian art duo MASBEDO, produced by In Between Art Film in association with VivoFilm. Following the excellent reception of its debut at the Giornate degli Autori section of the 71st Venice Film Biennial, it has since appeared in a series of the most renowned international film festivals for auteur cinema, including the RIFF-Reykjavik Film Festival (New Visions category) and the CPH: DOX... continue reading

Athr Gallery

January 21, 2015
   

[insert range here] at Athr Gallery

Arabic, like all Semitic languages, is characterized by the use of certain morphological patterns (patterns of word formation) to derive words from abstract roots that represent general semantic notions or meanings.... continue reading

REVIEWS

Morgan Fisher’s “Past Present, Present Past”
MAUREEN PALEY, London
Morgan Fisher,  Ilford Selochrome 120 September 1954, 2014.

by MARIA PALACIOS CRUZ

Since Susan Sontag announced the demise of cinephilia in her prescient 1996 essay “The Decay of Cinema,” discourses around the death of cinema have been widespread, fuelled in part by the replacement of celluloid by digital technology. Since our understanding of the world has been so influenced by movies—one irrevocably... continue reading

Ivan Argote’s “Reddish Blue”
D+T PROJECT GALLERY, Brussels
View of Ivan Argote, “Reddish Blue”, D+T Project Gallery, Brussels, 2015.

by ADAM KLEINMAN

The archive is dated; we now live in the age of footnoted fictions, as artists, writers, politicians, and technocrats each try to shape political reality through semi-plausible myths… each “based on a true story.” As such, it might be time to start weighing the techniques of Hito Steyerl, or Ben... continue reading

“Whorled Explorations”
KOCHI-MUZIRIS BIENNALE, Kochi
Andrew Ananda Voogel, Kalapani: The Jahaji’s Middle Passage, 2014.

by ERIKA BALSOM

Along the edge of the Arabian Sea in Fort Kochi, men haul in so-called Chinese fishing nets, now a popular tourist attraction, while beyond them container ships move in and out of the industrial port. Both testify to the region’s importance as a site of transnational circulation, centuries old and... 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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