Contemporary Art

intermediality call for papers

Unstable Geographies, Multiple Theatricalities – São Paulo | DEADLINE 15/01/2017

The Intermediality in Theatre and Performance Working Group examines the interrelationships of theatre with other media as well as combinations of different media in performance. Papers and proposals for the São Paulo conference in 2017 on the theme of “Unstable Geographies, Multiple Theatricalities” are welcomed until 15/01/2017.
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The 2nd Cultural Innovation Prize | Climate Change. Deadline 31/01/2017

The 2nd Cultural Innovation Prize is open to innovative cultural projects that raise awareness about climate change, empowering and involving society actively in the global commitment to environmental responsibility. Is designed so that the winning proposal can be featured in the framework of the exhibition «After the End of the World» in October 2017.
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Dark Society: Obscurity in Science, Body/Identity, Technology and Environment

The media construct of Reality is something which is not easily approachable even through technological means of what is perceived, measured, and to be understood. The truth of a model, the efficiency of a system, our living together all encompass some hidden aspects that, by definition, are creating an obscure shadow which subtly influences and effects our visible world. The open call "Dark Society" questions artistic processes of building media works which unfold relationships with those ´hidden sides´ made available to us by looking at their extreme effects and consequences.
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Jens Brand: Tetraktys

Four automated aerial drones make up the sound installation TETRAKTYS, which the Berlin-based artist Jens Brand developed specifically for the Project Space of ... Read More...
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The relaxing area of Art Basel Miami. The Soothing Center at Satellite Art Show

The Soothing Center, made its debut at Satellite Art Show in Miami the last weekend. Curated by Jesse Firestone, is an artist-made pop up spa aimed at actively combating the disruptive influences of contemporary electronic media-driven stimuli. It’s supposed to be a relaxing area for the stressed visitors of the nearby Art Basel Miami Beach
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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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