Photography

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The never-ending performance that is living. An interview with Hugo Olim

The still image, which can be a photograph, or a frame of a video, or even a pixel, is a unity and as such it is a departing point for Hugo Olim’s artworks concept. Metaphorically, the still image, as is presented to us, results from a dialogue with sound from which it receives properties of rhythm and movement.
Athens Photo Festival

Athens Photo Festival 2017 Call for Works | Deadline 10/04/2017

The leading international festival of photography and related media in Southeastern Europe celebrates its 30 years anniversary! Exploring critical issues relevant to our times and the ongoing shifts in dialogue with the past, this broad framework, attempts to create an intellectual space, where the role of photography in contemporary society can be raised and discussed. The exhibition programme will be comprised of a series of solo and group exhibitions, as well as a range of events, including portfolio reviews, screenings, talks and discussions, workshops, community and participatory projects, and satellite exhibitions in various locations in the city. Submit your proposal until 10/04/2017
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Christina McPhee, the Political-Aesthetics of Nature

Christina McPhee with different media, spanning from video and digital technologies, to drawing, painting, and photography. Her works are stunning, intricate and abstract figures in which the artist combines both digital and traditional techniques in order to give a visual representation of her ideas, experiences, and her strong engagement with nature and its processes of creation and destruction.
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LIQUID CITIES NYC 2017 Call for Artists | Deadline 09/03/2017

Providing representations of a hyper-fast changing world, contemporary architecture is no longer conceived as a container of human life but as extensions of the body that produce changes in human behaviour. LIQUID CITIES NYC 2017 - the International Video Art Limousine Festival by Itsliquid Group, curated by Luca Curci - focuses on the hybridization between identities and urban environment. Artists, photographers, video makers and filmmakers are invited to submit their works until 09/03/2017
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Paolo Cirio’s “Internet Photography”: artworks on view at Berlin’s photography museums

Paolo Cirio’s artwork is on view in two upcoming major exhibitions at the C/O Berlin and Museum für Fotografie. Both of his series reflect on surveillance and privacy by combining photography, Internet and street art: Watching You, Watching Me. A Photographic Response to Surveillance at the Museum für Fotografie and Watched! Surveillance Art & Photography at C/O Berlin.
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The Intersectional Self – The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation

The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation is pleased to announce The Intersectional Self, an exhibition centered on gender and feminist politics in the age of trans-identity. Featuring the work of Janine Antoni, Andrea Bowers, Patty Chang, Abigail DeVille, Ana Mendieta, Catherine Opie, Adrian Piper, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Cindy Sherman, and Martha Wilson.
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Laurent Lamarche: Atlab

In the context of Leipzig’s Spinnerei Winter Gallery Tour, Art Mûr is pleased to open its 2017 programming with the first solo exhibition of Laurent Lamarche in Europe. For the past ten years, the Montreal-based artist has been investigating ideas and images that question our relationship to nature and current technologies. His practice includes photography, sculpture and installation and explores the porous boundaries between nature and artifice.
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Frei Otto. Thinking by Modeling

Otto Frei the most internationally celebrated and innovative German architects is now on show at ZKM in Karlsruhe. The exhibition presents the well-known and completely unknown projects. The material on display comprises over 200 design models, objects, tools, drawings, sketches, plans and films and various large-scaled media projections
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Jorge Molder: Observations dans le noir

Observations dans le noir by Jorge Molder is on display at the Gallery Bernard Bouche in Paris. Important Portuguese photographer, through this series, Molder's work takes a dreamy and metaphysical gaze, placing himself as the main subject in a search of his memories, but without excluding the viewer
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The fluid principles of contemporary images

"We have entered the digital age. And the digital age has entered us. We are no longer the same people we once were." These are the words by Fred Ritchin that in After Photography, examines the transition from analog to digital, exploring the possibilities of new technologies that lead the photograph to another identity and another form
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Jessica Eaton: Transmutations

Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran presents Transmutations, the first solo exhibition by Jessica Eaton. The Eaton explores the color and movement theory, the science of optics, and the human vision system. Her artworks are in fact the result of a continuous visual experimentation that combines perception, technical components and study of materials.
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Day of Collisions at FACT

On November 10, the FACT in Liverpool will host Day of Collisions. A full day of activities that investigate the relationship between art and science, linking together engineers, physicists and scientists with the most experimental artists of the contemporary scene. The day will be full of meetings, workshops and public debates
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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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Silvestre Pestana: Technoform

It is on show at the Serralves Museum in Porto, Silvestre Pestana. Experimental artist that from the Sixties creates artwork in which are linked together: performances, poetry, politics and technology. Inventing new spaces and physical mappings where every mental and physical limit fades, assuming on new meanings.
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Ulrik Heltoft: 7 Films, One Photo and a Silver Nose

The fusion between art and science, the contemporary and baroque art, illusion and reality are the atmospheres present at the Gl. Holtegaard gallery, through the exhibition 7 Films, One Photo and a Silver Nose by Ulrik Heltoft. An artistic path where everything is reversible and the boundaries between reality and fiction are confused and uncertain.
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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.
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