February 2016

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Sublime. The tremors of the world

Gathering over a hundred artists, architects, and filmmakers worldwide, Sublime. The tremors of the world offers a dialogue between ancient and contemporary works. It explores the ambivalent and persisting attraction for the “Nature too far” (Victor Hugo) and catastrophes.
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Ragnar Kjartansson

The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) is pleased and proud to welcome Ragnar Kjartansson and the unique world he conveys through ironic humour and a philosophical melancholy. This internationally acclaimed Icelandic artist combines music, theatre, performance, visual arts and film in works filled with romantic suffering that unfold over time.
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!Mediengruppe Bitnik. Random Darknet Shopper

!Mediengruppe Bitnik live and work in Zurich/London. They are contemporary artists working on and with the Internet. Their practice expands from the digital to affect physical spaces, often intentionally applying loss of control to challenge established structures and mechanisms.
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(Italiano) Tempo Reale presenta: TRK. SOUND CLUB

(Italiano) Dall'urgenza di portare – con modalità nuove e originali - le ultime tendenze della musica di ricerca, nasce TRK. SOUND CLUB, il nuovo progetto di Tempo Reale in collaborazione con la Galleria Poggiali e Forconi completamente dedicato alla scena sperimentale internazionale.
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Sonic Acts Academy

Sonic Acts Academy is a new platform that aims to grow, expand, sustain and disseminate stimulating discourse about artistic research. The academy invites artists and theorists to expand on their research through workshops, masterclasses, lectures, concerts, film screenings and work presentations
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SHAPE platform announces 2016 list of artists

A 3-year initiative co-funded by the Creative Europe program of the European Union, the SHAPE project reunites 16 European non-profit organizations active within the ICAS create a platform that aims to support, promote, and exchange innovative and aspiring emergent musicians and interdisciplinary artists with an interest in sound.
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Culturegraphy: understanding the world through networks

Culturegraphy investigates cultural information exchange over time also known as ‘memes’. These networks can provide new insights into the rich interconnections of cultural development. The graphics represent complex relationships of movie references by combining macro views summarizing 100 years of movie influences.
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Aether & Einstein: Christine Ödlund at Magasin III

The exhibition transforms Magasin III into a laboratory of sorts where, among other things, the artist examines the communication between humans and plants. As a visitor to this magical world, one is offered the opportunity to discover and explore the interplay between the senses.
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AL and AL: Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

Inspired by this revolutionary concept, the artists have undertaken three multiverse journeys across space and time, travelling from the atomic scale reality of DNA into the mind of thinking machines in the future who believe Alan Turing is their creator, through to the point of no return at the edge of a black hole.
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Videonale in Lagos: Changing City – Shifting Spaces

With the topic Changing City – Shifting Spaces, Videonale in Lagos explores the dynamics of urban space in a video art workshop for artists based in Nigeria, led by the internationally acclaimed Anglo-Ethiopian video artist Theo Eshetu.
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Staging Film: the relation of image and space in video art

The exhibition is constructed along two main curatorial axes. The first highlights the literal act of staging through which each of the featured artists conceives and presents their video(s) within a distinct physical space. The second, a metaphorical one, emphasizes the process by which the artists present their subjects within the films themselves.
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GesammttkkunnsttMeshuggahh Laandtttt: Charlemagne Palestine

Palestine’s works form a highly personal universe of rituals, intoxication, and shamanism. Relational Stalinism – The Musical is an ambitious assemblage of new performances created by artist Michael Portnoy enacted and developed with a troupe of dancers, actors, singers, and improvisers.
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Mattia Casalegno at Bedlam Lorenz Assembly: What it Takes to be a Body

Casalegno’s large scale installation reflects on the idea of beauty and the fallacy of the presumed superiority of man and its machines over nature. This site-specific project comprises two previous installations, and a new series of twelve laser engravings on mirrored acrylics and Teflon, inspired by the narratives of the two pieces.
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Wolfgang Tillmans: On the Verge of Visibility

The exhibition will be site specific, in its response to the particular architectural context of its presentation in the museum and through the inclusion of new photographic material. It will also allude to ideas of the ‘universal’ through the everywhere-ness of sky and water.
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LIMA: preserving, distributing and researching of media art

LIMA and the artist Jonas Lund are proud to present For Preview Only, a 24-hour piece based on the LIMA collection. The For Preview Only files of 2336 works and 463,8 hours of art have been appropriated by the artist and brought together in a 24-hour (online) piece.
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Larissa Sansour: In The Future They Ate from the Finest Porcelain

Sansour examines the politics of archeology and how myths of the past can become historic interventions with the power to create nationhood. The exhibition will present screenings of her most recent film together with an installation and three large-scale photographic works.
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Images

The works presented in this exhibition explore the image at the moment of its fundamental reconfiguration. The artists featured in this exhibition respond to the permanent transformation and free circulation of images with a gesture of focused attention.