REVIEWS

Ackroyd and Harvey, Vester Allé 7, 2017.
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Isobel Harbison

The inaugural ARoS Triennial, “The Garden—End of Times; Beginning of Times,” opened in Aarhus, 2017’s European Capital of Culture, on the morning that Donald Trump stood in the White House garden and announced his plans to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement. ARoS’s director, Erlend Høyersten, promises that this... continue reading
“At this stage”

CHATEAU SHATTO, Los Angeles

View of “At this stage,” Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles, 2017.
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Travis Diehl

Where to begin? Where else but at this stage? A cotton boll embalmed in a bell jar like the Disney rose in Beauty and the Beast (1991): Aria Dean’s Dead Zone (1) (2017) gives the rose’s place to a white commodity once harvested by black people made commodities. The cotton... continue reading
Buenos Aires Roundup

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Buenos Aires

Osias Yanov, Antena Vaginal (Vaginal Antenna), 2017.
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Juan Canela

“1866 – TO CULTIVATE YOUR LAND IS TO SERVE YOUR COUNTRY – 2017.” This is the phrase that appears on a billboard above the bleachers at the central courtyard of La Rural fair and congress center, a neuralgic space of Argentine agricultural policy with deep symbolic and affective roots. On May... continue reading
View of Anna Louise Richardson’s “On the hunt,” Galerie Pompom, Sydney, 2017.
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Claudia Arozqueta

There is no animal in this country that does that type of thing. It was the size of a giant tiger. It was about a meter long and had black, silky fur. The belief in the existence of elusive, strange, fabulous, and extraterrestrial animals is ubiquitous and timeless. Predatory giant turtles,... continue reading
Russian Pavilion: “Theatrum Orbis”

57TH VENICE BIENNALE, Venice

Grisha Bruskin, Scene from 2016-2017, 2017.
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Maxim Ivanov

The reign of Stella Kesaeva and the Stella Art Foundation over the Russian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale ended in 2015. Over the course of three biennales, they showed western audiences works by the artists who secured Moscow conceptualism’s place in art history, and transformed it into an export commodity... continue reading
“2 or 3 Tigers”

HAUS DER KULTUREN DER WELT, Berlin

Minouk Lim, S.O.S.-Adoptive Dissensus, 2009.
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Ana Teixeira Pinto

Though at present the concept of “media” is almost wholly equated with communication technologies, throughout the modern period this notion extended beyond the technological field, to include aesthetic and spiritual registers. In the late nineteenth century, a medium was someone with the alleged ability to act as a psychic conduit... continue reading

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