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“Destruction / Reconstruction”, by Tadashi Kawamata

Showing in London at Annely Juda Fine Art until 20 December 20, the exhibition Destruction / Reconstruction unveils to the public the latest creations by the Japanese artist Tadashi Kawamata, made from recycled wood and a cross between art and architecture. Left behind by the emergence and development of concrete, wood was nevertheless the first material used for the structures [...]

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Lubumbashi Biennial: in support of a changing world

This 6th edition of the Lubumbashi Biennial in the Democratic Republic of Congo, now drawing to a close, demonstrates its commitment to a changing and responsible world without walls. With Future genealogies, stories from the equator, the Biennial investigates both the colonial narratives and migration flows as well as the environmental issues of his country, taken between the two hemispheres, [...]

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“Deep sea minding” by Superflex

The Deep Sea Minding project, by the artist collective Superflex, merges scientific and artistic research to understand the marine world and anticipate how it might evolve in this age of global warming. Having first explored the waters of the South Pacific, Superflex is now setting out for Papua New Guinea. For the latest phase of this socially engaged [...]

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Interview of the artist Agnieszka Kurant

Art of Change 21 - What’s new with you? Agnieska Kurant - This month I was awarded the Frontier Art Prize – an annual $100,000 award established in 2017 by the World Frontiers Forum and the VIA Art Fund. My works – entitled The Seventh Continent and centered on questions around the Anthropocene – are currently on view at [...]

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No country for canine, by Wu Chuan-Lun

At Taipei Fine Arts Museums, Wu Chuan-Lun's No Country for Canine exhibition is entirely dedicated to German Shepherds – a dog breed doubly present in Taiwanese and German history, the artist’s two geographic touchpointst. The German Shepherd, introduced to Taiwan by Japanese settlers, was for a long time a symbol of the country's elite. Wu Chuan-Lun uses porcelain, photography [...]

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“The Posthuman City. Climates, Habitats, Environments: how to associate post-human with urbanism

An anti-speciest wind is blowing in Singapore with The Posthuman City: Climates, Habitats, Environments. This exhibition  invites visitors to imagine conditions for living, resource sharing and coexisting between species, at a time when over half the human population lives in urban areas that are increasingly encroaching on natural sites and when global warming is disrupting geography. Nine international artists have [...]

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Michael Wang: for a rehabilitation of the wilderness

From 19 September 19 to 31 October 2019, the Swiss Institute in New York, in partnership with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, is presenting the first personal exhibition in an institution of the artist Michael Wang, himself a New Yorker. The exhibition is a continuation of his project Extinct the Wild, unveiled to the public in 2017 at [...]

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Trees, from object to subject

The title of the exhibition Trees says it all (Nous les Arbres): trees are a subject not an object, living beings capable of communicating, adapting, and worthy of love. Adopting an eclectic approach, the Cartier Foundation brings together contemporary artists (Luiz Zerbini, Thijs Biersteker, Fabrice Hyber, Giuseppe Penone...), extraordinary scientists (Stefano Mancuso, Francis Hallé ...) and ‘first people’ [...]

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Otobong Nkanga, Landversation

Organising conversations about relationships with the land around a table that gathers objects created during the talking – the artist Otobong Nkanga came up with this bright idea for the 2014 São Paulo Art Biennial, which has since come to China, the Lebanon, and soon to Bangladesh. For its first edition in Brazil, Nkanga created an unprecedented [...]

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Interview of the artist Lionel Sabatté

Art of Change 21 - How did your relationship with the environment build up? Lionel Sabatté - It started with my desire to represent the structure of society. The subway dust I used at the beginning, for instance, to create my Pack of Wolves in 2011, first symbolises the fact we are all interconnected. It [...]

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