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Harun Farocki, 1944–2014  
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8/4/14 Posted 8/4/14

Monopol magazine reported Thursday that German filmmaker Harun Farocki passed away on June 30, 2014, at the age of 70. Born in German-annexed Czechoslovakia in 1944, the Berlin-based artist was known not only for his provocative films, videos, and installations, but also his critical practice as a theorist, editor, curator, and educator. Farocki studied at the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB) from 1966 to 1968. He would later become editor of the Munich-based journal Filmkritik a... [more]

20130322055304-002 Watchlist Artist: Magali Reus  
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Magali Reus at Galerie Fons Welters 3/22/13 Posted 3/22/13

Galerie Fons Welters is pleased to present 'Highly Liquid', an exhibition of new works by Magali Reus. This is the artist’s third solo exhibition at the gallery, comprising a video piece and a series of sculptural works. The video Highly Liquid is encountered immediately upon entering the gallery. Shot in slow-motion high definition, the video features a man’s body in extreme close-up, the details of his figure in friction with a continuous flow of water from an unspecified source. The man himse... [more]

20111026094229-img_6870 "...And something happened to me''  
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Paul Buchanan, Laura Pardo at B32/F65 September 24th, 2011 - October 16th, 2011
Posted 10/26/11

Paul Buchanan (1970, Glasgow, UK) together with Laura Pardo (1982, Bogota, CO) forms The Souvenir Collective. The collective via public interventions and virtual performance attempts to detour the traditional exchange mechanisms that exist between producer and consumer. They create Dutch souvenirs – such as paintings of windmills at Kinderdijk – which are sold to visitors of the touristic site and online. The life of these products however doesn’t stop here – the Souvenir Collective is also ke... [more]

Katrin Korfmann: On Our Amsterdam Watchlist  
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4/20/11 Posted 4/20/11

(Image: Katrin Korfmann, Gravitation (2 hrs), Amsterdam, 2010; © Art Affairs Gallery) Katrin Korfmann (b. 1971, Berlin, Germany) Katrin Korfmann places a lot of value on the visual composition and the creation of a fictional world, comprised of real pictures of places and people, pregnant with meaning. She choreographs her protagonists as if they were scattered across an expansive model train set. Most of the time, her pictures are presented in large scale prints and in illuminated boxe... [more]


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