Artists: Kaoru Arima, Diamond Stingily, Lucie Stahl, Chelsea Culp, Martine Syms, Dot Space, David Rappeneau, Margot Espinoza, Donna Huanca, Alison Veit, Puppies Puppies, Lulou Margarine, Mindy Rose Schwartz, Rob Halverson, Chloe Seibert, Jared Madere Exhibition title: Rainbow Venue: Queer Thoughts, Nicaragua Date: January 22, 2015 Photography: Courtesy of Queer Thoughts Queer Thoughts presents Rainbow, a group exhibition organized across three different locations in Nicaragua: at an apartment building in San Juan del Sur, a surf town on the Pacific Ocean; at a house in La Virgen, on the shore of Lake Nicaragua; and at a forest preserve waterfall in San Jose de los Remates, an agricultural village in the mountains of […]
Archives for January 2015
Artist: Zin Taylor Exhibition title: The Illustrator Venue: 1646, The Hague, The Netherlands Date: December 12, 2014 – January 25, 2015 Photography: Courtesy of 1646 1646 is proud to present a solo exhibition by Brussels-based Canadian artist Zin Taylor. Taylor’s work at 1646 explores the development of thought as depicted by the caricature. A fine black line has invaded the gallery space of 1646. The Illustrator entered the bright and empty space where his thoughts appear, as they are composed. Bit by bit this void fills with an orchestration of opinions, translated from the mind, onto the surface of a space, illustrated by the mind of the author. Thoughts compose forms, […]
Artist: Ola Vasiljeva Exhibition title: University Venue: Antoine Levi, Paris, France Date: January 22 – March 14, 2015 Photography: Courtesy of the artist and Antoine Levi University plays with the idea of experimental pedagogical systems, such as the Antiuniversity of London and The Institute of Phenomenological Studies, which formed critique to the major ideological institutions of the society. Such schools experimented with self-organised education and were founded in response to the intellectual bankruptcy and spiritual emptiness of the approved educational establishment. They proposed courses that departed from the conservative educational programs and idealized the unrestricted development of thought. As the anti-universities reject conscious practices, Vasiljeva makes this idea of “un-learning” […]
Artist: Mike Kuchar Exhibition title: Saints and Sinners Venue: François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, US Date: January 17 – February 14, 2015 Photography: Robert Wedemeyer. Courtesy of the artist and François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles
Artist: Viktor Timofeev Exhibition title: Proxyah (v2) Venue: Jupiter Woods, London, UK Date: January 9 – February 7, 2015 Photography: Damien Griffiths. Courtesy of the artist and Jupiter Woods Jupiter Woods is thrilled to present Proxyah (v2), a solo show by Viktor Timofeev. The show consists of an installation which centres around a 2-channel “closed world” computer game, inspired by themes of hopelessness, loss of control, remote involuntary micro-labour and hidden-in-plain sight hierarchies of power. It was developed during Timofeev’s summer residency at Jupiter Woods, and a first version was exhibited at Kim? Contemporary Art Center in Riga, Latvia in November 2014.
Artist: Camilla Steinum Exhibition title: Dubious Desire for Cleanliness Venue: Rod Barton, London, UK Date: January 23 – February 21, 2015 Photography: Courtesy of the artist and Rod Barton Rod Barton is delighted to present Dubious Desire for Cleanliness, the first solo exhibition in the UK by Berlin based artist Camilla Steinum (born1986. Oslo, Norway). Featuring a selection of Steinum’s latest floor-based sculptural works, Dubious Desire for Cleanliness challenges the viewer to address ideas around what it is to call something an art object and what exactly can be considered the material content of art. Through careful consideration of materials Steinum emphasises the qualities and character of objects and materials. Predominantly […]
Artists: Andrea Kvas, Mohamed Namou, Alek O., Gino Saccone, Yonatan Vinitsky, Jessica Warboys Exhibition title: Ab-Stretching the Canvas Venue: Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Date: November 27 – January 24, 2015 Photography: Courtesy of the artists and Jeanine Hofland “So what would be your definition of painting these days?” “Its tripping on traditions. Let’s say psychedelic, but high on past-isms” “Your lost in the lush of stylisms?” “Lost to define my way out there, yes” “Have you heard about the MOMA exhibition?” “You mean that Forever Now thing, they are organizing to define contemporary painting, the one you mentioned on your Facebook time line?” “Yes that one! They talk about […]
Artist: Keith J. Varadi Exhibition title: Nu Haiku Venue: Smart Objects, Los Angeles, US Date: November 7 – December 12, 2014 Photography: Courtesy of the artist and Smart Objects Revel in the might of a flashlight, recognize how time flies over place, and life costs like the backside of a dime.