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WITTE DE WITH CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Rotterdam

View of "Ana María Millán, a solo exhibition," at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, 2018.
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Vivian Sky Rehberg

In January 2018, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy took over as director of Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, replacing Defne Ayas who, like me, started working in the Dutch “second city” in 2012. Witte de With’s directors are initially hired for three years and their contract can be renewed... continue reading
International Film Festival Rotterdam

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Rotterdam

Zhou Tao, The Worldly Cave, 2017.
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Matt Turner

The scale and ambition of International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), which packs 593 short and feature films into 12 days of independent cinema, as well as talks, performances, and gallery installations in venues across the city, makes it almost uniquely difficult to approach, even for the experienced visitor. The sprawling... continue reading
(Background) Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Wall Print, 2014. (Foreground) Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Footnote to Chapter 2 (Experiments don't need to succeed, they just need to exist), 2014.
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Vivian Ziherl

The first week of October proved exceptional for Wendelien van Oldenborgh. As an awardee of the 2014 Heineken Prize for Art—the Netherlands’s wealthiest prize—the artist and filmmaker had swept through a schedule of lectures, media appearances, and finally a private audience with the Dutch monarch. For an artist best known... continue reading
Hito Steyerl’s “Adorno’s Grey”

WILFRIED LENTZ, Rotterdam

Hito Steyerl, Adorno´s Grey, 2012, detail.
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Adam Kleinman

In 1969, amidst growing student protests across Germany, three female students bared their breasts during a lecture by Theodor W. Adorno; they then proceeded to shower him with flower petals. This protest, as it were, was a probable rebuttal to the German philosopher’s summoning... continue reading

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