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Paolo Cirio – Systems of Systems

A new solo exhibition by Paolo Cirio – Systems of Systems – is running up to 26 July 2019 at Gallery Giorgio Persano, in Turin. It seeks to use art to analyse information technologies, interpret their power, and expose the vulnerability of our societies governed by algorithms and networks. Cirio draws from the information theories [...]


Julian Charrière – All We Ever Wanted Was Everything and Everywhere

The artist whose extreme landscapes (radioactive or uninhabitable lands, unusual aquatic phenomena) are his favourite playground, is setting out to conquer new territory: that of the Museum of Modern Art in Bologna. Through photographs, videos and installations, the exhibition All We Ever Wanted Was Everything and Everywhere, running from 9 June to 8 September 2019, [...]


Beating wings – Insects in Contemporary Art

The rapid rate of insect decline is alerting us to the state of health of our planet. It also offers contemporary art an opportunity to bring a new perspective on these miniature creatures and finally defuse the fear and dislike they arouse. The climate emergency is already reversing the image of insects in our collective [...]


Interview of the artist Brandon Ballengée, artists, biologist, and environmental activist

Art of change 21 - What is new with you ?  Brandon Ballengée - The Atelier de la Nature project is still new and ongoing. Three years ago we began to transform heavily farmed land in rural Louisiana into a nature reserve and eco-campus. By sculpting the lands with specialized native species, and are working to [...]


“RÉEDUCATION” by Ivana Adaime Makac

One of the oldest examples of human dominance over animals dates back 5,000 years: sericulture, the domestication of silkworms to serve the silk industry and trade. This worm was thus transformed and distorted (hypertrophy of the belly to produce more, preventing it from flying), becoming totally dependent on humans. The Rehabilitation project, by artist Ivana Adaime Makac, seeks [...]

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Ruins of our planet : the last treasure to plunder

Mark Dion continues his exploration at the frontiers of science and art in a new exhibition presented at the Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin, from 4 April to 1 September 2019. This American artist, who has accustomed us to large installations combining art and the history of natural sciences, gives a bleak diagnosis, loud and [...]


“Nature in art”: 5 lessons in empathy

From unscrupulous domination to acknowledgement of a sensibility, relations between Humankind and Nature have not always been ruled by empathy. Awareness of the interdependency of all living things (apart from any form of anthropocentrism) has come a long way. Through five elements: beauty, ecology, confrontation, material, and symbol, and no less than 70 artists from [...]


Art and Sustainable Development Goals : the official union

The future has never been so uncertain. Who better than artists to try to see more clearly? This is what the exhibition Tomorrow is the Question is proposing at ARoS Contemporary Art Museum in Denmark from 6 April to 4 August 2019. This exhibition is the fruit of a curatorial collaboration between ARoS and Luise Faurschou, director [...]


Faster, higher, stronger? A review of competitiveness by Minerva Cuevas

The Mexican Minerva Cuevas takes up residence in Berlin within the walls of the Daad Galerie for her exhibition "No Room to Play", from 12 April to 9 June 2019. As an engaged artist, in her work Minerva Cuevas regularly denounces the neoliberal economy as a source of social inequality and cause of the ecological [...]


Interview with the artist Maarten Vanden Eynde

Art of change 21 - Your news?   Maarten Vanden Eynde - I have just finished a solo show in Meessen De Clercq gallery, Brussels, called Half Earth. It presents eight  new works dealing with nuclear culture, material scarcity, biodiversity, and the possible end of Homo Sapiens Sapiens!  I’m working on a long research project called [...]