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South likes: EXODIC at metamatic:taf, Athens

Written on February 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm, by

South likes: EXODIC at metamatic:taf, Athens EXODIC metamatic:taf, Athens, Greece 6 February – 2 March, 2014 The title of the show, EXODIC, attempts to bring together the two different notions of exodus and exotic. The idea is to present exodus as an exotic experience in itself, as an unfamiliar process of exiting certain comfort zones.
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South likes: Helen Marten at Sadie Coles, London

Written on February 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm, by

South likes: Helen Marten at Sadie Coles, London Oreo St. James Sadie Coles, London, United Kingdom 29 January – 15 March, 2014 With an innovative perspective on norms and boundaries set by the present-day idea of habitat, Helen Marten produces a series of assemblage sculptures that recall standardised domestic environments. The sculptures, balancing between the notions
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South likes: HIWAR | Conversations at Darat al Funun–The Khalid Shoman Foundation, Amman

Written on February 24, 2014 at 12:00 pm, by

South likes: HIWAR | Conversations at Darat al Funun–The Khalid Shoman Foundation, Amman HIWAR | Conversations Headquarters of The Khalid Shoman Foundation, Beit al Beiruti, Blue House, Dar Khalid, Main Building, Ghorfa, Amman, Jordan November 9, 2013 – end of April, 2014 HIWAR (conversation in Arabic) is an exhibition, a residency program, and a talks
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South likes: Rita Ponce de León at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel

Written on February 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm, by

South likes: Rita Ponce de León at Kunsthalle Basel, Basel Endless openness produces circles Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland 2 February – 30 March, 2014 The title of the exhibition is a statement Endless openness produces circles sounds like a metaphorical statement that maintain its validity within different contexts of discourse, be it political, social, urban
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South likes: Abraham Cruzvillegas at Haus Der Kunst, Munich

Written on February 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm, by

South likes: Abraham Cruzvillegas at Haus Der Kunst, Munich The Autoconstrucción Suites Haus Der Kunst, Munich, Germany 25 January – 25 May, 2014 Chosen by Abraham Cruzvillegas to describe his art, the term “Autocontrucción” refers to improvised practices and techniques of construction that are widespread in his native city, Mexico DF. In his first retrospective
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South likes: Louise Bourgeois at Modern One, Edinburgh

Written on February 21, 2014 at 12:00 pm, by

South likes: Louise Bourgeois at Modern One, Edinburgh Louise Bourgeois: A Woman Without Secrets Modern One (Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art), Edinburgh, Scotland 26 October, 2013 – 18 May, 2014 Renowned for her groundbreaking installations and sculptures, Louise Bourgeois was—and still is, through her work—one of the most influential women of the art world.
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South likes: Neighbours at Istanbul Modern, Istanbul

Written on February 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm, by

South likes: Neighbours at Istanbul Modern, Istanbul Neighbours: Contemporary Narratives from Turkey and Beyond Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey 9 January – 8 May, 2014 To renegotiate the centre of an area or a region means also to take a look around in order to check out the surroundings. And this is especially true for the
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South likes: Eleni Kotsoni at a.antonopoulou.art gallery, Athens

Written on February 17, 2014 at 12:00 pm, by

South likes: Eleni Kotsoni at a.antonopoulou.art gallery, Athens Yield Point a.antonopoulou.art gallery, Athens, Greece January 22 – February 22, 2014 Yield point is defined in engineering as the maximum amount of pressure that a material can bare. Under the title Yield Point, Eleni Kotsoni’s solo show at a.antonopoulou.art gallery in Athens refers to the transition taking
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South likes: Micol Assaël at Hangar Bicocca, Milan

Written on February 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm, by

South likes: Micol Assaël at Hangar Bicocca, Milan ILIOKATAKINIOMUMASTILOPSARODIMAKOPIOTITA Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy 31 January – 4 May, 2014 Next to the lofty presence of Anselm Kiefer’s towers, Micol Assaël’s solo show, curated by Andrea Lissoni, occupies 1800 square-meters of space in the Hangar Bicocca with four sizable installations by the italian-born artist. Assaël’s works
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South likes: America Latina 1960-2013 at Fondation Cartier, Paris

Written on February 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm, by

South likes: America Latina 1960-2013 at Fondation Cartier, Paris America Latina 1960-2013 Fondation Cartier, Paris, France 19 November 2013 – 6 April 2014 In the attempt to cover the recent history of Latin American art from 1960 up to today, Fondation Cartier in coproduction with Museo Amparo de Puebla (Mexico) presents a very ambitious exhibition,
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