Hello frends! I am an artist. My roots take place in St.Petersburg, which has great architecture, culture and history that influenced me once and forever. Today, in the times of technical progress, mass production and new artificial materials I search for inspiration in the foundation of the Arts - old Russian Orthodox icons, Renaissance and folk cultures. I seek out look for new shapes and images within my themes using different materials, but my favorite is glass for its plasticity and abi... [more]
As we flock around her right after our final MA Visual Arts First Year Juries and I request some time for an interview as directed by my professor Sir Quddus Mirza (Editor of ArtNow), there is a yes and a no in the answer that I get. The word enigmatic is a constant in all the published material that I’ve read about Sumaya Durrani in my humble quest to know a bit about her and we, the visual arts Master's students frozen in the space of her eloquence, are proof that it’s true.
Yuan Chu Chen
Aesthetic rules and restrictions
Chinese aesthetic culture has the characteristics of the secular, in the west in the overall aesthetics of formation and development is restricted by the philosophy thought change and influence; Chinese philosophy the doctrine of the mean thought life unchanged in one thousand, is a kind of ontology in philosophy, at the same time is also a kind of aesthetic ideal, is one of the most basic aesthetic form. Contemporary art aesthet... [more]
LABVERDE aims to help cultural makers understand and reflect on one of the main natural areas of the planet. LABVERDE is designed for artists – visual arts, dance, theatre, film and music – who are eager to reflect on nature and landscape.
The journey starts with a boat trip and it gets deeper in an ecological reserve in the heart of the Amazon region, allowing a selected group of artists to explore different scales and perspectives of the rainforest along with the mediation... [more]
Under the Radar
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Audrey Roger – London
Zzin (Jinhee) Park – Londo... [more]
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage is looking for a specialist with expertise in contemporary visual art, including knowledge of performance practice that grows out of visual art and other hybrid forms. This is an ideal, early-career position for a clear and intellectually flexible thinker and communicator who understands the need for discretion, has good organizational judgment, and works well as part of a team. Five years of experience in the visual arts and a Master's degree or MFA in arts pract... [more]
At Frieze Projects, a Corporeal Rumination on the Art Fair's Nervous System
Heather Phillipson’s 100% OTHER FIBRES, at Frieze Projects, is a canine-infused multimedia work which sparks a conversation about terrorism, media consumption, and the art fair ecosystem.
Frieze Week 2016: Your Guide to the New York Fairs
Upping its game from eight to eleven (plus) fairs this year, Frieze Week in New York will have you zigzaggi... [more]
Yuan Chu Chen
Culture and art of social problems
Contemporary art way of discourse should be according to the specific expression of social problems, this is to avoid the contemporary art become no specific targeted "general", "empty", "therefore", "empty" narration, and this kind of "empty" narration must be some puzzling or far-fetched "since said the words". Contemporary art for the "details" is at the scene of the social life, cultural life (public domain) appear problem, culture an... [more]
Special exhibition programming and the curatorial wing of an art fair play an essential role as feeder programs for bringing emerging artists and galleries into the world of high retail. To learn more about how Frieze selects exhibitors for its project-driven sectors, we caught up with Jacob Proctor, Curator at the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society and Co-advisor for Frieze's 2016 Frame and Focus sections.
This year, the popular sectors comprise 18 solo presentations from galleries founde... [more]
Yuan Chu Chen
Art and social relations
The artist is the producer of spiritual product, the final results of the spiritual production - art, is to enter the world we live in, to communicate with certain groups in society, to realize the value of the value of works of art and the artist. This is the art and social relations. Art produced in the specific social background, and ultimately through the artist's refining and processing in a special form of expression and return to the society. T... [more]
Daniel Temkin is currently showing new work from his Glitchometry series at NADA with the new media powerhouse, Transfer Gallery.
Although Glitchometry could be described using the fashionable phrase “glitch art,” it bears little resemblance to what we have come to associate with that genre. Temkin’s talents in programming have given him ability to create his own unique systems for manipulating imagery through code. Although the technical aspects of Glitchometry’s creation... [more]
Artists wishing to be considered for an exhibit in the Howard County Arts Council galleries (located in Ellicott City, Maryland) are invited to submit a general exhibit application. The HCAC Exhibits Committee meets quarterly to review applications and select artists for the exhibit space. Artists, ages 18 and older, working in all media and styles including time-based and installation artists, are encouraged to apply either individually or as a group. The Committee also welcomes proposals from curators... [more]
The New Art Center's Curatorial Opportunity Program (COP) is currently accepting proposals for contemporary art exhibitions involving two or more artists and at least one public presentation.This open-call program supports independent curators by making possible diverse visions in a non-profit and alternative exhibition space. The program investigates contemporary culture through the visual arts, exhibits strong curatorial voices, and encourages the timely examination of new ideas and perspectives.Ou... [more]
The jury is in on Round 3! Congratulations to all those selected by our jurors who will now move on to be considered for the ArtSlant Prize 2016!
Didn't make it this time? Don't worry, round 4 is now open! Click on enter Showcase from your ArtSlant profile to enroll.
Round 3 Juried Winners:
PAINTING: Ashley Jan Gardner, Lynsey, 2015
ABSTRACT: Audrey Roger, WVIV, 2016
MIXED-MEDIA: Kathryn Hart, Dinner with Lazarus, 2016
THEME: This spring and summer the multi-disciplinary arts programs of the West Windsor Arts Council will explore the concept of “Home” via visual and literary arts. West Windsor Art Center, located in Princeton NJ, in the beautiful historic Princeton Junction Firehouse is pleased to offer artists the opportunity to submit work for the exhibition “Home Is Where…”, opening on July 11, 2016.
The focus of the exhibition is to present a visual expression of the artists&rsq... [more]