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Monthly Archives: May 2014

South likes: Bill Jenkins at Laurel Gitlen, New York

Written on May 31, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

South likes: Bill Jenkins at Laurel Gitlen, New York Wet Light Laurel Gitlen Gallery, New York, U.S.A. 18 May – 22 June, 2014 In a short essay written in 1933, In Praise of Shadows, writer Jun’ichirō Tanizaki commended the use of light in Japanese traditional architecture as it differed from the Western style: “This was
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South likes: 8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin

Written on May 30, 2014 at 4:31 pm, by

South likes: 8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin 8th Berlin Biennale Various venues, Berlin, Germany 29 May – 3 August, 2014 Taking an utterly different direction than the one attempted two years ago by Artur Żmijewski, the 8th edition of the Berlin Biennale, curated by Juan A. Gaitán, seems to resort to a much more solid curatorial
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South likes: Cildo Meireles at Hangar Bicocca, Milan

Written on May 28, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

South likes: Cildo Meireles at Hangar Bicocca, Milan Installations Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy 27 March – 20 July, 2014 Considered among the pioneers of conceptual art, the sensual and lyric installations of Cildo Meireles address dramatic themes such as colonialism, globalisation, and the repression of human rights. The exhibition at Hangar Bicocca goes through the
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South likes: Pietro Bonfanti at Spazio Polaresco, Bergamo

Written on May 26, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

South likes: Pietro Bonfanti at Spazio Polaresco, Bergamo Il balcone del Duce Spazio Polaresco, Bergamo, Italia 17 – 24 May, 2014 It sounds like the voice of Mussolini the one speaking from the balcony of the external courtyard of the Polaresco, an example rationalist architecture built during the fascist era. A montage from fragments of
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South likes: Il paesaggio mi illude at O’, Milan

Written on May 24, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

South likes: Il paesaggio mi illude at O’, Milan Il paesaggio mi illude O’, Milan, Italy 12 – 30 May, 2014 The exhibition on display at O’ is the result of a collaboration between Alessandro Roma, visual artist, and Nicola Ratti, experimental musician. The show is the conclusive phase of a project started by the
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South likes: Fitzcarraldo at Yautepec, Mexico City

Written on May 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

South likes: Fitzcarraldo at Yautepec, Mexico City Fitzcarraldo Yautepec, Mexico City, Mexico 15 May – 26 July 2014 The hardcore punk band Fitzcarraldo, composed of Andrew Birk, Nico Colón, and Yann Gerstberger, disbanded in 2001 during a tour in South America, after discussing the book Empire by Toni Negri and Michael Hardt. With a straight
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South likes: A Thousand Doors at Gennadius Library, Athens

Written on May 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

South likes: A Thousand Doors at Gennadius Library, Athens A Thousand Doors Gennadius Library, Athens, Greece 4 May – 30 June 2014 The result of the first major collaboration between NEON Organization and the Whitechapel Gallery is presented in the neo-classical venue of Gennadius Library and its garden. With the title A Thousand Doors, which
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South likes: Petrit Halilaj at Chert, Berlin

Written on May 19, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

South likes: Petrit Halilaj at Chert, Berlin Of course blue affects my way of shitting Chert Gallery, Berlin, Germany April 26 – June 14, 2014 In the work of Petrit Halilaj, intimate narrations of childhood, family and emotions meet with the collective history of war, exodus and work that relate to Kosovo, the artist’s country
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South likes: Danai Anesiadou at Buenos Tiempos Int., online

Written on May 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

South likes: Danai Anesiadou at Buenos Tiempos Int., online There Is No Such Thing as A Pretty Good Omelette Buenos Tiempos International, http://buenostiemposinternational.com 25 April – 29 May, 2014 “We differ from a normative gay and lesbian agenda because we reject assimilationist politics that heterosexualize fags and dykes and queens etc. We want to be explicit in
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South likes: Markus Proschek at Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg

Written on May 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

South likes: Markus Proschek at Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg The Kurgan-Complex Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria 1 May – 13 July, 2014 In the spaces of the Kabinett of Salzburger Kunstverein Markus Proschek creates an elegant installation, addressing archaeology, its methodologies and its scopes, especially with regard to how we represent our mysterious origins. The title The
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