Press release: The garden, Michel Foucault once wrote, is a carpet on which a symbolic representation of the entire world is unfolding. And the carpet, for its part, is in a sense a movable piece of the world, a garden that can be unrolled as desired beneath our feet and our lives. This multilayered object,
Press release: Helen Marten works across sculpture, painting and writing to create a body of work that questions the stability of the material world and our place within it. Alluding to language, systems and intentionality, her work across all media sets out to imagine the miraculous substructure beneath the veneer of our habitual lives. The
Press release: Future Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of new works by Spiros Hadjidjanos. For his latest exhibition at the Future Gallery, Spiros Hadjidjanos explores the relationship between the collective acceleration of the cultural and technological evolutions. His experience of this shift in relation to his own trajectory and memory drives the investigation.
Press release: The work of Koo Jeong A incorporates objects with the capacity for transformation,still and moving images, sound and scent. These disparate mediums are combined with elements such as wind, gravity, and site-specific reconfigurations and interventions into architectural space. Often using commonplace matter in order to conjure alternative realities, Koo Jeong A traces a
Press release: The foundation for the exhibition Womb Life by Tamara Henderson is manifold. One strand can be traced back to an encounter at Gatwick Airport. At 10 am on Sunday, May 27, 2018, in a Tokyo-style hotel room capsule, the artist had an impromptu hypnotherapy session with the hypnotist Marcos Lutyens. The written account
Press release: Turin is a city that trains your skill in looking at things from far away, things in movement. When workday routine and pressure begins clutching at your throat, you go down to the Po and stroll along its bank, watching it flow. There by the river, attempting to catch your breath, your eyes
Press release: Buchmann Galerie is delighted to announce an exhibition featuring new sculptures and drawings by Tony Cragg. In the front exhibition space, a monumental sculpture from the new work group Skulls, measuring 240 x 227 x 172 cm, makes a powerful impression with its complex interlock of internal and external spaces. The entire volume
Press release: Alisa Baremboym’s first solo exhibition at Konrad Fischer Galerie, Between States, continues the investigation of themes long seen in her work. Focused on creating transitional moments of “becoming”, and applying a wide array of materials: ceramics, steel, gelling agents, silk, and cables, with unlikely partners such as vinyl, plastic, and crude-oil by-product, her
Press release: To mark his receipt of the GASAG Art Prize 2018, Julian Charrière (1987) is exhibiting a multimedia spatial installation that takes visitors under water in the Pacific Ocean. Seventy years after the United States began testing nuclear weapons at Bikini Atoll, the artist set off on an expedition to an area rendered permanently
Press release: At the center of Andro Wekua’s new exhibition at Sprüth Magers is a life-size sculpture made of nickel silver – a silver-like alloy of copper, nickel and zinc – and a group of paintings. The untitled sculpture recalls Wekua’s earlier mannequin figures and continues their subtle formal vocabulary. The androgynous figure appears situated
Press release: The entire catalogue raisonné of the painter is scanned and an archive of all contained word paintings is created. The archive is subjected to an automated vectorization process. Painted images are photographed on film grain or chip, printed as a raster image in the catalogue, converted into vector graphics by an algorithmic process.
Press release: The Schinkel Pavilion is pleased to announce Louise Bourgeois: The Empty House. The solo exhibition dedicated to Bourgeois’ sack forms brings together a range of works in diverse media from the last two decades of her life. Bourgeois first explored the possibilities of the sack form in her writings from the the early
Press release: In the Buchmann Box Bettina Pousttchi (*1971 in Mainz, lives and works in Berlin) is showing new sculptures under the title Allee / Avenue, which start out from the artist‘s engagement with public space and its structures. Street furniture, in this case protective tree-barriers, have been brought into a mobile, dynamic form by
Press release: Esther Schipper is pleased to announce Prabhavathi Meppayil’s first solo exhibition with the gallery, entitled b/seven eighths. The exhibition will include four ensembles of works. Prabhavathi Meppayil transposes in her works the techniques and materials associated with the ancestral craft of goldsmithery into a contemporary plastic language that belongs to the modernist canon,
Press Release: The daadgalerie presents two new projects by Mexican artist Teresa Margolles, created during her stay in Berlin. Teresa Margolles repeatedly addresses feelings of loss, pain, and emptiness provoked by everyday violence and its impact on individual destinies, on families and friends, and on a society in general. She works assiduously against the anonymization