One SDG, one artist: Ren Ri

The Chinese contemporary artist Ren Ri bases his work on research. One living material in particular – bees – has captured his attention for some years now.  Bees use wax for various construction tasks in the hive, for instance, to repair and seal nests after larvae bees have hatched. The works by Ren Ri are [...]

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Interview of the artist Minerva Cuevas

Art of Change 21 - What is the purpose of your first solo exhibition ‘Disidencia’, which just opened at the Mishkin Gallery, at Baruch College in New York?   Minerva Cuevas - The show presents eight videos. Curated by Alaina Feldman, it is running at a time when the debate over ecological questions is intensifying [...]

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Multipurpose materials

In November 2018, Dubai inaugurated the Jameel Arts Center, one of its first contemporary art institutions. Since then, this centre has regularly hosted projects and exhibitions. Yet Second Hand is the first group exhibition. It seeks to explore the materiality of the work of art through a series of sculptures, installations, assemblages, drawings, photographs, paintings, and performances. Eighteen artists [...]

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Istanbulites out to conquer the ‘Seventh Continent’

Is it possible to extract from the ‘Seventh Continent’, this cluster of floating plastic waste covering almost 3.4 million square kilometres in the North Pacific, fertile territory for contemporary creation? This is the challenge taken up by Nicolas Bourriaud, curator of the 16th Istanbul Biennial that is hosting together Tersane Istanbul, the Pera Museum, and [...]

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Eco-Visionaries take up residence in London

Backed since 2018 by Lisbon’s Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, the project Eco-Visionaries: Art and Architecture after the Anthropocene continues its journey from Portugal to Sweden, Switzerland, Spain and finally England through collaboration with the Royal Academy of Arts. From 23 November 2019 to 23 February 2020, the London-based institution will host this travelling [...]

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