ANNOUNCEMENTS

CURA.

February 21, 2017
 Yves Scherer, <i>Portraits</i>, 2016.  Yves Scherer, Portraits, 2016.

CURA. 24 out now

Our awesome winter issue 2017 is finally ready!  You can pre-order your special copy, featuring one of the 100 lenticular covers created by artist Yves Scherer and printed in limited edition! An authentic gem you can't lose the opportunity to own. So get it before it's gone! Yves Scherer's lenticular series of works present, according to Abaseh Mirvali's text, "a concatenation of multiple narratives and pre-existing images that make up and... continue reading

DiverseWorks

February 20, 2017
Kate Gilmore and Heather Rowe, Only in Your Way, 2017. Courtesy the artists and DiverseWorks. Photo: Paul Hester. Kate Gilmore and Heather Rowe, Only in Your Way, 2017. Courtesy the artists and DiverseWorks. Photo: Paul Hester.

Kate Gilmore and Heather Rowe at DiverseWorks

Only in Your Way features new works by New York-based artists Kate Gilmore and Heather Rowe that address sculpture and architecture in relation to the female body. This collaborative exhibition includes commissioned site-specific sculpture and a live durational performance. Questions concerning definitions of labor, acts of looking and seeing, and how framing devices shape our contemporary world are raised by this unique collaboration.... continue reading

Mousse

February 17, 2017
Arthur Jafa, Monster, 1988. Courtesy: the artist and Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York / Rome. Arthur Jafa, Monster, 1988. Courtesy: the artist and Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York / Rome.

Mousse #57 out now

In this issue: Dean Daderko, Arthur Jafa and Sondra Perry on Blackness, technology and alien ontologies; Stefanie Hessler exchanges oceanic ideas with Heidi Ballet; Forrest (husband of Puppies Puppies) talks to Tenzing Barshee; Hannah Black as seen by Rahel Aima; essays by Alexander Provan, Orit Gat and Jens Hoffmann; Pope.L and Mia Locks; Sam Thorne with Marianna Simnett; Anna Gritz and Eric Baudelaire; Luke Willis Thompson; Raúl de Nieves,... continue reading

REVIEWS

“Where do we go from here?”
NIEUW AMSTERDAMS PEIL, Amsterdam
Cristina Lucas, Surplus Value, 2014.

by VIVIAN ZIHERL

As 2017 opens there is a sense that all bets are off—that it is time to roll the dice and keep a hand open to all possibilities. Perhaps this is all the more so in the Netherlands—in many ways the closest of the EU countries to Britain and perhaps facing... continue reading

Marcus Steinweg’s “For the Love of Philosophy”
BQ, Berlin
View of Marcus Steinweg’s “For the Love of Philosphy,” BQ, Berlin, 2017.

by WILLIAM KHERBEK

Descartes, Deleuze, Lacan, Nancy, Rilke, Weil, Heidegger (!) (just to name a few)—the gang’s all here at Marcus Steinweg’s new show at BQ, whose title, “For the Love of Philosophy,” certainly seems to ring true. “The self is the placeholder and performer of chaos. Descartes already knew this, that is... continue reading

Geoffrey Farmer’s “The Big Kitchen”
CATRIONA JEFFRIES GALLERY, Vancouver
Geoffrey Farmer, BLUBBERED HUBBARD KITCHEN CUPBOARD, 2017.

by ROB STONE

Geoffrey Farmer’s lyricism of control is on show at Catriona Jeffries Gallery, although this time with a new suggestion of malignity. Farmer is an exponent of the artistic practice of finding a part of a derelict, languishing image, or two, or more, and through juxtapositions translating these elements into novel,... continue reading

DOSSIER

Tulips & Roses
Michael Kon
X-TRA
Sprueth Magers
P420
Marion
Luisa Strina
Camera Austria
Spike
Deweer
Afterimage
The breeder
sp-arte