Contemporary Art

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Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest

At the New Museum is now open Pixel Forest by Pipilotti Rist. The most comprehensive exhibition of the artist in New York The event includes the first videos of the 1980s which explore the representation of the female body in popular culture, to her recent expansive video installations, transforming the architectural spaces in dream environments
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Announcing Rhizome’s Net Art Anthology

Last October 27, Rhizome presented Net Art Anthology. An online exhibition that, for the duration of two years, will tell the story of net art, from the eighties to the present day. Organized by the artistic director of Rhizome, Michael Connor, the event is dedicated to those artworks known, but often inaccessible, creating an innovative network.
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Ai Weiwei, not only Free

The first big retrospective of Ai Weiwei opened last month in Florence, Italy. This event not only brought to Italy for the first time works that left a sign in the recent history of contemporary art, but it also marks the reactivation of the contemporary art network that connects Palazzo Strozzi to other centers in Tuscany, like Pecci, in Prato.
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A major retrospective of Ai Weiwei at Palazzo Strozzi

At Palazzo Strozzi is presented the first major retrospective dedicated to Ai Weiwei, one of the world’s most celebrated and influential contemporary artists. The exhibition, curated by Arturo Galansino, hosts past and present works by this artist known worldwide for his provocative practice, for his political activism and its mixture of genres.
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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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