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

Nika Neelova at Noire Gallery, Turin

Press release: Element by Noire Gallery is delighted to announce “Glyphs”, Nika Neelova’s latest solo exhibition, curated by Domenico de Chirico. A “glyph”, deriving from the ancient Greek γλύφω (glýphō), is originally a sign, carved or depicted representing an architectural embellishment made of a round or angular hallow, a straight or curvilinear line and, in

Hannah Perry at Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg

Press release: The Kunstverein in Hamburg is pleased to present the first institutional solo exhibition by British artist Hannah Perry in Germany. Perry’s artistic practice encompasses sculptures, installations, videos, and performances and often draws on her own memories and experience. By layering and superimposing various materials and content, she presents multiperspectival works that dissect the

“Discoteca Analitica” at FRI ART, Fribourg

Press release: Discoteca Analitica reassesses the emergence of multimedia experiments in the Sixties based on the range of early varieties of discotheque. The exhibition offers an immersive experience bringing together Californian counter-culture, pop and psychedelic movements, and pioneers of radical Italian architecture. It is based on unpublished archives and original works. They reveal how music,

Philip Seibel at Soyuz, Pescara

Press release: Objects from our daily lives, poor materials, objet trouvé, but also fetishes that, when contaminated with the cold rigor of artificial elements, lose their original functions to rediscover the generating power of their memory. Objects that become images, sculptures, experience, time and thus read in the present the signs of their own past.

David Casini at Car Drde, Bologna

Press release: On his second solo exhibition at the gallery, David Casini presents a series of unpublished sculptures on the theme of landscape. His native Tuscany is the centre of his world but instead of its panoramic views known all over the world he focuses on places where the gaze does not usually stop, the