tagged: discourse

Lost in the Berlin Biennale: A First Look

by Sonja Hornung and Richard Pettifer
ifty artists is not so many for a biennial, and we were certainly looking forward to a concentrated and focussed set of exhibitions. Spread across three venues, this Biennale sprawls, conceptually and physically. Sonja Hornung: ‪We caught the train out to Dahlem, west of Berlin, and got rained on. Once we made it into the exhibition you seemed totally uneasy, Richard – why was that? Richard Pettifer: I couldn’t work out what was from the Biennale and what were pre-existing from the... [more]
Posted by Sonja Hornung and Richard Pettifer on 5/29/14

When the Wall Fell

by Steve Ruiz
Threewalls is no stranger to openness, social discourse, and politicial proposals. The exhibition space and organization behind it is founded on the first principle (there is no fourth wall), practices the second (as a non-profit organization with a democratic curatorial position), and ends up with the third, showing exhibitions such as "Voices from the Center," a narrative history of life under socialist government. However, as threewalls and other galleries and museums take the self-reflexive... [more]
Posted by Steve Ruiz on 11/28/11
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