Contemporary Art

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Tony Oursler: M*r>0r

At the Magasin III was inaugurated an extensive exhibition with Tony Oursler, artist who experiments and plays with the moving image of television and with the surveillance and monitoring systems. Recently through a facial recognition software, he has created digital portraits in which the observer can see himself reflected.
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Alternative Art School Fair (AASF)

Is it possible an alternative school of art? A school that allows greater freedom of expression and able to evolve with the times? These will be some of the topics discussed at the "Alternative Art School" fair organized by Pioneer Works (New York), where the alternative schools will open to the public and will examine their role.
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Bodies and Stages

The exhibition Bodies and Stages, at the Kunstverein Hannover, investigates the questions concerning the physical, the pose, and self-display, wondering if the performative and the exhibition context can change the physical identity. On show the installative and live works by Alexandra Bachzetsis, Vaginal Davis, Adam Linder and Shahryar Nashat.
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14th Taishin Arts Award Grand Prize: Hsu Che-Yu’s “Microphone Test”

The winner of the 14th edition of the Taishin Arts Award is Hsu Che-Yu for Microphone Test. Artwork that indicates a new trend of inter-textural reference between visual art and creative writing in contemporary art scene, intersecting private stories with social stories through a multilevel narration.
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Sound Systems

Between June and December 2016 at the TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art in Szczecin, will present a series of installations developed around the theme of sound. The event will be inaugurated with the work The Forty Part Motet by Janet Cardiff and will continue with Sound Systems, a set of site-specific sound works chosen by Marie-Eve Lafontaine.
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Brian Eno: The Ship

Brian Eno celebrated musician, composer and producer, is also a famous visual artist whose works are recognized in almost all over the world. After 1992, he returns to Denmark to present his latest installation: The Ship. A multidimensional sound artwork specially designed for the exhibition room at the Kunsthal Charlottenborg.
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Joan Jonas: stream or river, flight or pattern

Joan Jonas a pioneer of video and performance art, and an acclaimed multimedia artist whose work typically encompasses video, installation, sound, text, and drawing is on show at the Fundación Botín with her new multimedia installation that will be produced on site, in collaboration with a roster of fifteen international young artists.
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Collide International Award

Collide International Award 2016 was awarded to the South Korean artist Yunchul Kim. Collide is a new collaboration between CERN and FACT, offering to artists and scientists the opportunity to experience the interconnections between science and art, encouraging them to move in new, unexplored and especially interdisciplinary way.
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Maja Smrekar. Survival Kit for the Anthropocene – Trailer

Aksioma is proud to present Survival Kit for the Anthropocene by Maja Smrekar. A reflection in form of art on the theme of the extinction and the biological supremacy of some species in connection with a strong criticism on neoliberal economic systems, all created with folkloric, ludic and contemporary art elements.
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Andrea Büttner: Beggars and iPhones

The Kunsthalle presents Beggars and iPhones, the first solo exhibition in Austria by Andrea Büttner. The work explores the concepts of public-private and visible-invisible, in a parallel perspective that involves the current digitization and the most ancient forms of art. By introducing philosophical, social and cultural reflections.
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John Gerrard: Power. Play

From June 9 to August 7, the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) presents John Gerrard: Power.Play. The artist that during his career has explored the use of post-cinematic and the surveillance phenomenon, inventing virtual worlds infected with the real, by operating with the new tech systems in isolated locations.
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Infra-red Wuthering Heights: Interview with Evan Roth

The new project by U.S. artist Evan Roth, Internet Landscapes (2016), a series of videos which can be watched only online. Focused on the experiences he had when travelled around Sweden searching for the physicality of internet, the project is part of the Masters&Servers open call programme
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Pipilotti Rist. Sip My Ocean

Pipilotti Rist, the pioneer of video art, is on show until August at the Sørlandets Kunstmuseum. Thanks to its irreverent, ironic and sensual art, the Swiss artist collects success and recognition since the early eighties. Her videos act as a perceptual and sensorial dip, where vision is overturned and all certainty is canceled.
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Joan Jonas: From Away

At DHC / ART in Montreal is present until September the first retrospective of the multimedia artist Jonas Jonas. The exhibition follows step by step the American artist's career, that mixes languages, signs and cultures where the geographical and ideological borders are canceled, crossing aesthetic visions from past to present.
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Yayoi Kusama: Narcissus Garden

The Glass House in honor of the 110th anniversary of the birth of Philip Johnson and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the opening of the museum, presents the landscape installation Narcissus Garden by Yayoi Kusama. The artist who introduced in the art the obsession of repetition, creating an ironic and eclectic game, but never exhausting.
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Basim Magdy. The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings

At Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle until July is on show Basim Magdy, Artist of the Year 2016. His artworks introduce in a psychedelic trip conducted between photos, installations and videos, in which through the use of techniques and chemical processes the vision of reality is distorted, offering at the viewer a most open and free way to see.