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The Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway, Singapore.
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Amanda Lee Koe

Spaces is a feature of art-agenda that proposes a thematic examination of galleries based on the analysis of their physical and spatial configurations. Every two months, art-agenda publishes a new reflection on the spatial characteristics of galleries, their architecture, identity, and relation with their historical and geographical context. The fifth... continue reading
“Lush Life: An Exhibition in Nine Chapters,” New York

COLLETTE BLANCHARD GALLERY, New York

"Lush Life: An Exhibition in Nine Chapters," New York
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Media Farzin

The premise is a nine-part exhibition inspired by an edgy crime thriller, promising equal parts complexity and intertextuality. The results, however, aren't quite as involved. "Lush Life: An Exhibition in Nine Chapters" is grouping of a nine loosely-themed summer shows scattered throughout New York's Lower East Side. ... continue reading
"MadeIn: Don't Hang Your Faith on the Wall," Long March Space, Beijing
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Colin Chinnery

MadeIn is a cultural production company founded a year ago by the Chinese experimental artist Xu Zhen. He founded the company in an attempt to define and combine his various outputs beyond his own artwork, such as the non-profit space BizArt, China's leading online contemporary art forum Art-Ba-Ba (which translates as "art daddy" or "art shit" depending on the tones of "ba-ba"), and his curatorial work. ... continue reading
"Jill Magid: A Reasonable Man in a Box," the Whitney Museum, New York
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Paddy Johnson

When Jill Magid wrote "What is a reasonable man in a box?" on the Whitney's wall I suspect she already knew the answer. The text references the "Bybee Memo," a leaked 2004 memorandum from the US Justice Department prescribing legal means for the CIA to employ illegal torture techniques such as confinement with insects.... continue reading
Nashashibi/Skaer at Murray Guy,New York
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Tyler Coburn

Respected artists in their own right, Rosalind Nashashibi and Lucy Skaer have also led a fruitful collaboration since 2005, pairing their unique temperaments in taut, reflexive films and installations. Theirs is a method that emphasizes the transformations, shifts, and slippages that images and ideas can undergo: through the entropic sedimentation of time, for example, or an act of misrecognition (willed or otherwise) with which an artist can build a new language from extant... continue reading

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