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20120420114029-interlife Overlords by Tom Estes  
at Fictilis April 5th, 2012 - April 27th, 2012
Posted 4/20/12

OVERLORDS BY TOM ESTES at Interlife Crisis It’s hard to remember a world without the internet. In its current pernicious state of velocity combined with a fathomless audience, the internet has become a dizzying source of daily information. According to a recent survey, we now spend almost half our waking hours either online, on the phone, or watching television. The flow of information has continued unabated and transmission of images has accelerated to become a source of daily reality for most u... [more]

20120208170306-emanuela_ascari_habitat_2011 The Art of Creation: Development of The Floor Show Exhibit  
Emanuela Ascari, Kinkaleri, Michele Lancuba, Lorenzo Pezzatini, Alessandra Ragionieri at F_AIR - Florence Artist in Residence February 28th, 2012 - April 13th, 2012
Posted 3/19/12

The Art of Creation: Development of The Floor Show Exhibit Photo by Arthur Kozlovski Most people view an art show as a complete entity, with walls perfectly aligned with paintings, floors decorated with sculptures, tables loaded with fancy champagne and cheese. These facets are all part of the final presentation of an exhibition, but the process for this production is one that takes a lot of time, patience, and creativity in its own respect. Last week, I was lucky enough to be involved wi... [more]

FotoFest 2012 Biennial Contemporary Russian Photography (Mar.16–Apr. 29, 2012)  
3/17/12 Posted 3/17/12

(Excerpt from 'FotoFest 2012 Biennial Contemporary Russian Photography' posted on eflux. Found on FotoFest® is an international non-profit photographic arts and education organization based in Houston, Texas. It's purpose is to promote the exchange of art and ideas through international programs and the presentation of photographic art. The FotoFest 2012 Biennial Contemporary Russian Photography, opens in Houston, Texas, on March 1... [more]

Malick Sidibé: On Our Worldwide Watchlist  
3/9/12 Posted 3/9/12

(Image: Malick Sidibé, Jeunes Bergers Peuls, 1972 / 2010; © Malick Sidibé) Malick Sidibé (b. 1935, Soloba, Mali) Malick Sidbé’s ebullient images take place in a variety of settings: either outdoors in one of Mali’s newly minted nightclubs, house parties spinning the latest James Brown album, picnics on the bank of the River Niger or indoors at Studio Malick. In 1958, he opened his own studio to take photographs of “Africans for Africans,” and by 1965, the young people knew to go to Studio Ma... [more]

Jorge Molder: On Our Worldwide Watchlist  
2/24/12 Posted 2/24/12

(Image: Jorge Molder, Pinocchio, 2009; © Jorge Molder) Jorge Molder (b. 1947, Lisbon) The photography of the Portuguese artist Jorge Molder evokes a world in which memories are interwoven with apparent recognition and dream with meta-reality. Jorge Molder often uses his own image, transforming it to suggest atmospheres that transcend the everyday environment of his life, and staging venues in which people he imagines can appear – his doubles, no doubt, different from him, yet not completely fore... [more]

Global Prayers at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (23–26 Feb. 2012)  
2/12/12 Posted 2/12/12

(Excerpt from 'global prayers • redemption and liberation in the city' posted on Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Found on Through science and art, the project global prayers • redemption and liberation in the city investigates new manifestations of the religious in urban space and the influence of urban cultures on the religious. New religious movements are emerging in the world’s metropolises. Novel religious communit... [more]

20120129233700-screen_shot_2012-01-29_at_6 Amerikana Diary  
Sebastian Piras at Sebastian Piras / Hiromart Gallery Tokyo January 7th, 2012 - March 7th, 2012
Posted 1/29/12


Sissi Farassat: On Our Worldwide Watchlist  
1/4/12 Posted 1/4/12

(Image: Sissi Farassat, War Carpet, 83 x 50 cm, Swarovsky Crystals on canvas, 2011; © Galerie Kashya Hildebrand) Sissi Farassat (b. 1969, Teheran, Iran) Sissi Farassat’s sewn photographic art may seem idiosyncratic and in its time-consuming production even anachronistic, but it touches and reflects essential aspects of the perception and the aesthetics of the photographic image per se. For example directing the light, which is not only influenced by the technical aspects of taking pictures and its co... [more]

20110919051407-man_with_a_fox POLISH DELIGHT  
Anna Citak, ewa musialik, gabriel obolewicz, magdalena piekarz, maya sikorska at IS NOT GALLERY September 22nd, 2011 - September 24th, 2011
Posted 9/19/11

YUMMY!BEAUTIFUL POLISH BIKERS present "Polish Delight" - an art exhibition by 6 independent Polish artist, based in Nicosia, Cracow, Vancouver and Berlin, who used to live and work together in Old Nicosia. This September they meet again to show effects of their cooperation for a third time (after "Spaghetti Polognese" and "Polish Open House" art events in Nicosia). The exhibition is organised by the Polish Embassy in Cyprus as a celebration of the Polish Presidency of the Council of the European... [more]

Chris Shaw at Tokyo Photo 2011 (Sept. 22 - 25)  
9/20/11 Posted 9/20/11

(Excerpt from 'Before and After the Night Porter' posted on Tokyo Photo. Found on Tokyo Photo is Asia's largest art fair dedicated to photography and takes place every September in Roppongi. Chris Shaw's upcoming exhibition, Before and After the Night Porter, has been curated for Tokyo Photo 2011 by Simon Baker (Tate, London), and Ines de Bordas (Tate Modern, London).  It will bring together a selection of twenty-eight photographs from Life as a Nig... [more]

New Artist: Amalie Termannsen  
8/4/11 Posted 8/4/11

(Image: Amalie Termannsen, All the People are About Me, 2011; © Amalie Termannsen) Amalie Termannsen (b.1988, Denmark) I have always believed in drawing as the perfect basis for any work I have envisaged. Often, the foundations and research aspect of drawing has taken me to in-depth, conclusive solutions of work I had not imagined. Opened doorways, where I thought it could not take me, surprised by my own outcomes. Drawing, whether it be documentative photography, graphite sketches or mapping for m... [more]

20110609082045-summer_poster All is Vanity  
Stefania Balestri, Christiana Caro, Fumitaka Kudo, Valerio Ricci, Raffaele Di Vaia at F_AIR - Florence Artist in Residence June 14th, 2011 - July 12th, 2011
Posted 8/2/11

The evening of June 14th hosted the opening of F_AIR's exhibition, The Summer Issue. Entering into a white facade of single, simple pieces, a tone is set and the ambiance thrives in the curiosity of finding further value through the minimum. The artist's stories are not told, their personal theme is not bombarded into the gallery, they only have a single piece of themselves to epitomize their work, and to create a story that ties the show together. Inevitably, the showing of single pieces from ea... [more]

Halim Al Karim: On Our Worldwide Watchlist  
7/31/11 Posted 7/31/11

(Image: © Halim Al Karim) Halim Al Karim (b.1963, Iraq) The concept of my work is the future mentality of the urban society. I deal with the on- going and unresolved issues of the urban society through my research in the memory layers of the society and my personal experiences in this society. All that is done by trying to avoid the effect of the contemporary elements of brain wash. My Artwork creates visions of violence to be absent from the urban society. By using out of focus technique and covering my images w... [more]

20110609082045-summer_poster A SMALL REMAINDER OF THE HUMAN CONDITION  
Stefania Balestri, Christiana Caro, Fumitaka Kudo, Valerio Ricci, Raffaele Di Vaia at F_AIR - Florence Artist in Residence June 14th, 2011 - July 12th, 2011
Posted 7/17/11

Life is short, and we all will die in the end. Sometimes we need reminding of these simple but powerful facts. The vanitas is a genre most associated with religious subject matter. It is included in religious images in order to tell the viewer that since life is short, they have to accept Christ before death, and also to say that there is more to life than just this fragile earthly one. Vanitas can be depicted as something as ephemeral as flowers or rotting fruit, and more often, the skull is use... [more]

Robert Weingarten: On Our Worldwide Watchlist  
7/16/11 Posted 7/16/11

(Image: Robert Weingarten, Sonia Sotomayor, 2010; © Robert Weingarten) Robert Weingarten (b. 1941, New York, USA) Robert Weingarten’s photography series The Portrait Unbound represents a bold departure from traditional portraiture. Using layers of imagery that allude to specific interests, achievements or moments within the subject’s life, Weingarten digitally creates large-scale composite images that describe his subjects through biographical rather than physical information. Although phot... [more]

20100820224036-01320100821 pintando frente al mar  
Lewis Koch at Wisconsin Academy of Arts and Letters - James Watrous Gallery June 24th, 2011 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Posted 6/21/11

Lugar de pantalla Paseo Marítimo de Carboneras, Almería, España. Paseo Marítimo s / n "La Puntica"cultura@ayuntamientocarboneras.com04140 CarbonerasAlmeríaEspaña  Tipo de Lugar: Espacio Alternativo País: España  Grupo vazquez rey, agosto 2010 [more]

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