Prix Thun for Art and Ethics: Oliver Ressler

The Austrian artist and filmmaker Oliver Ressler has been selected for the 1st Prix Thun for Art and Ethics Award. This new art prize, endowed with CHF 25,000, aims at promoting artists who support a sustainable world. The prize in the form of an art project was initiated by the artist George Steinmann who grew […]

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Jörg Scheller Awarded the ADKV-ART COLOGNE Prize for Art Criticism 2016.

Award for independent, strong-willed and exceptionally well-written art criticism.The art scholar and independent critic Jörg Scheller will be honored with the Prize for Art Criticism 2016. The 3,000 euro prize is awarded by the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutsche Kunstvereine (ADKV) in cooperation with the ART COLOGNE and is meant for independent journalists. By selecting Jörg Scheller the […]

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Pluriversale IV

18.3. – 24.6.2016 in the ACADEMYSPACE at Herwarthstraße 3 in Cologne The PLURIVERSALE is a three-month long series of interdisciplinary events. Find the full program here: www.academycologne.org A growing awareness of Cologne’s own colonial history provides the point of departure for the exhibition Afrikahafenfest by locally based artists PETER GÜLLENSTERN and JÜRGEN STOLLHANS, whose associative, […]

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The Secret Life of Images

Anna Barriball (GB), Susan Hiller (US), Sofia Hultén (S), Stephanie Kiwitt (D), Elizabeth McAlpine (GB), Lucy Skaer (GB), Emily Wardill (GB) Kunstverein Freiburg: 18. March – 1. May 2016 The Secret Life of Images explores the performative, theatrical, autobiographical, and political testimony embedded in various forms of abstraction. The geometrical facets of a sculpture, the […]

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Ghosts of the Civil Dead: Picturing the Society of Exclusion

Opening: 11.3. 2016 at 6.00 PM Exhibition dates: 11.3– 7.5 2016 Venue: tranzit/sk, Beskydská 12, Bratislava Wednesday–Saturday, 2–7 PM This exhibition argues for a historical perspective on today’s society of exclusion. It makes connections between the workings of institutions such as the prison, the camp and the border wall/fence in managing economic inequality and social conflict through the […]

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Stan Douglas 2016 Hasselblad Award Winner

The Hasselblad Foundation is pleased to announce that Canadian artist Stan Douglas is the recipient of the 2016 Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography for the sum of SEK 1,000,000 (approx. EUR 110,000). The award ceremony takes place in Gothenburg, Sweden on October 17, 2016. The day after, on October 18, an exhibition of Douglas’s […]

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POPCAP ’16: Outstanding African Photography

The international photography competition POPCAP is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 fifth anniversary edition. This year’s winners from South Africa, Jersey, England, France and Germany were chosen by an international panel of 20 renowned judges from 900 applications from 94 countries. The award aims to foster interest in and support for contemporary […]

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The Kids Want Communism

February 25, 2016–January 21, 2017 The Kids Want Communism is a joint project of numerous individuals and organizations, which will host its exhibitions, screenings, discussions, seminars and publications in a variety of locations; among them tranzit, Prague, Free/Slow University Warsaw, State of Concept, Athens, Skuc gallery, Ljubljana, Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv and MoBY-Museums of […]

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