Symposium: Borders and Migration: Politics in the Twenty-First Century at University of Victoria

A Symposium in Honour of Marilouise Kroker Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Cultural, Social and Political Thought (CSPT) Friday, October 26th, 2018 Twentieth century politics was premised on the nation-state. In recent years, many politicians have suggested that long-established nations are now threatened by immigrants who do […]

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David Campany appointed Curator—Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie 2020

After the successful first edition of the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, which took place in 2017 as the successor to the Fotofestival Mannheim-Ludwigshafen-Heidelberg under the direction of a curatorial team headed by Florian Ebner and Christin Müller, the 2nd Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie will be curated by English writer and curator David Campany, as announced […]

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Exhibiton: Make Me Beautiful, Madame d’Ora

Leopold Museum, 13. 7. 2018 – 29. 10. 2018 In her studio, d’Ora captured the great names of the 20th century’s world of art and fashion, aristocracy and politics. The first artist photographed by her was Gustav Klimt in 1908, the last Pablo Picasso in 1956. She further immortalized Emperor Charles I of Austria and […]

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Exhibition: COLLAGE III – Subject

Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna, 13. 3. – 14. 4. 2018 Dadaist and poet Tristan Tzara called the invention of the collage the most revolutionary moment in the development of painting and meant by that the fundamental break with established forms of artistic representation that it symbolised. Implicit to the technical processes of what comprises collage — […]

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Exhibition: “Holes in the Wall.” Anachronic Approaches to the Here and Now

Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna,  7. 2. – 24. 3. 2018 The exhibition takes Siegfried Kracauer’s concept of history as its departure point in its exploration of contemporary questions on the basis of past moments. The featured works investigate specific historical constellations as well as the fundamental possibilities of recording and representing historical events. This self-reflexive inquiry into […]

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Ausstellung: Alexandre Estrela + João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva Lua Cão

Kunstverein München, 17. Februar – 15. April 2018 Curated by Natxo Checa and Kunstverein München 17 February–15 April 2018 Open Thursday–Sunday, 5–9pm Opening: 16 February 2018, 7–11pm Chinese New Year’s Afterparty at Goldene Bar From 17 February until 15 April 2018, Kunstverein München presents Lua Cão – a large-scale exhibition that tests the intersection of […]

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Open Letter on the Future of Documenta

Statement on documenta gGmbH’s separation from Annette Kulenkampff To the members of the board of documenta and Museum Fridericianum gGmbH: Oberbürgermeister Christian Geselle (Vorsitzender) Staatsminister Boris Rhein (stellv. Vorsitzender) Staatsministerin Eva Kühne-Hörmann Stadtverordneter Dr.Rabani Alekuzei Stadtverordneter Marcus Leitschuh MdL Karin Müller Stadtverordneter Axel Selbert Stadtverordneter Gernot Rönz Hortensia Völckers, Vorstand der Kulturstiftung des Bundes Alexander […]

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Exhibition: Dorothée Elisa Baumann / Adrian Sauer

Pasquart Photoforum, 28. 1. – 15. 4. 2018 In her artistic practice, Dorothée Elisa Baumann (*1972, lives and works in Biel and Geneva) provokes shifts and transfers, and thus creates visual obstacles for the spectator. These “collisions” or riddles invite us to consider and question the represented objects in a renewed social, political and cultural […]

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Exhibition: Shirin Neshat. Women in Society

Neue Galerie – Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz, 18. 1. – 22. 4. 2018 Shirin Neshat (born 1957) occupies a central role in the discourse on relations between the East and the West: her photographs and videos revolve around the situation of women in societies shaped by Islam, and the contradictions arising between western and oriental cultural […]

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Exhibition: Marianne Wex. Let’s Take Back Our Space

Tanya Leighton, Berlin, 11. 1. – 17. 2. 2018 Tanya Leighton is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in Berlin of Marianne Wex’s pioneering project about male and female body language, “Let’s Take Back Our Space: ‘Female’ and ‘Male’ Body Language as a Result of Patriarchal Structures” (1977). The encyclopedic, multi-panel installation was first shown […]

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Presentation: EIKON #100 at Vienna Art Week 2017

The 100th issue of EIKON was conceived as a comprehensive special issue covering the Europe-wide EIKON Award (45+). Placed under the patronage of VALIE EXPORT, it addresses photography and media artists aged 45 or older. Women have frequently been pioneers of photography and media art, exploring the innovative potential of new media and technologies with […]

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