Yutaka Matsuzawa at Yale Union, Portland

Press release: Yutaka Matsuzawa (1922–2006) was considered the father of Japanese conceptual art. Born in Shimo Suwa in central Japan, he studied architecture during the war, and upon witnessing the after effects of the firebombing of Tokyo in March 1945, he proclaimed upon his graduation from school that he wished “to create an architecture of

Lisa Holzer at Kunstverein München, Munich

Press release: From 25 May until 25 August 2019, Kunstverein München presents Esst mich! — a solo exhibition by Lisa Holzer. Lisa Holzer explores logics of desire through pictures, text, performative gestures, and subtle alterations to exhibition conventions. In recent works, vulgar yet appetizing photographs of food are rendered formless, enlarged, and abstracted to a

B. Ingrid Olson at i8 Gallery, Reykjavik

Press release: What happens at the intersections of mise-en-scène, l’esprit de l’escalier, and mise en abyme? Or better yet: what happens when an art-making practice extends beyond those tools of which we’ve become accustomed? Pushing back becomes a launching off. Or, per Ezra Pound through Rosemary Waldrop: a center around which, not a box within

Stephanie E. Creaghan at Projet Pangée, Montreal

Press release: Projet Pangée is pleased to present Hideous Intimacies, a project by Stephanie E. Creaghan with the scenography of Natacha Boucher. “She always found making her bed difficult, because the process reminded her of sleep; the heaviness that imbued her arms as she swung the sheets overhead—half-mast—to reposition them, how all the fabrics’ movement

Namsal Siedlecki at Magazzino, Rome

Press release: Magazzino is happy to announce A, the first solo exhibition by Namsal Siedlecki with the gallery. The exhibition which will open on Wednesday the 15th May 2019 will last until July 15th, 2019. Siedlecki has decided to elaborate a dual approach, linking two separate trajectories, both having as a common theme desire and

Olivier Foulon at Clages, Cologne

Press release: In a recent issue of an infoblatt/newspaper distributed to all mailboxes in O. near the city of K. (Pfalz, Germany) appeared a warning written in German as well as in English regarding the reflux of drugs in local drinking water. The airforce base of Ramstein is nearby and it is no hidden fact

Filippo Marzocchi at CCA Andratx, Mallorca

Press release: Crouch, Bind, Set is a performance by the artist Filippo Marzocchi that re-contextualizes the game of rugby within an exhibition space. Through the use of game tactics, the artist creates a spatialized sound installation by employing 24 professional rugby players to carry speakers as they enact a choreographed interpretation of the sport. The

Shaan Syed at Parisian Laundry, Montreal

Press release: Each evening was the same ritualistic encounter while Shaan Syed was growing up: a prayer and absolute silence throughout the house. His father wanted his only son to have something of the Islamic culture by making him perform just one of the five daily prayers. “Maghrib” performed after sunset when the sky is

Theis Wendt at Kunsthal Nord, Aalborg

Press release: Theis Wendt (b. 1981) is an innovative visual artist, who works with a spatial and installatoric mode of expression in his artistic practice. He explores the image as space, surface, mirage, meaning and communication, and he uses todays digital stream of images in interaction with the analogue image to create abstract, spatial images

Jens Kothe at Berthold Pott, Cologne

Press release: The Shape of Things Carina Bukuts Many call the process of globalization levelling. A mode in which universality between different cultures can arise – for instance in the form of a standardized measure. While the majority of the world’s population oriented themselves to their own, national and regional units of measurement until the

Milena Rossignoli at White Noise Gallery, Rome

Press release: The limit of curvature is the instant prior to the breakage; pure tension suspended between maximum potential and immediate tear, both physical and emotional. The creative process of Milena Rossignoli heavily relies on intuition, as an act of resistance to the logical filters generated by knowledge. An investigation on the contraction and expansion