Kan Yasuda

Eykyn Maclean Presents First U.S. Exhibition of Renowned Artist Kan Yasuda

Eykyn Maclean is honored to present the first ever exhibition in the United States of internationally renowned sculptor Kan Yasuda. The exhibition, open to the public 6 May – 27 June at 23 East 67th …

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Toronto Images Festival

April 20, 2014 – 8:18 am | Comments Off

Toronto’s Images Festival is the largest festival in North America for experimental and independent moving image culture, showcasing the innovative edge of international contemporary media art both on and off the screen. Alongside film + video screenings, the festival presents groundbreaking live performances, media art installations in 10+ local art galleries and online projects by many renowned Canadian and international artists within our three exhibition platforms: Images On Screen (film/video screenings), Images Off Screen (gallery exhibitions + online projects) and Live Images (multidisciplinary performances).

Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, Cinéma chez les Balantes, 2014/2011. Various media.

Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, Cinéma chez les Balantes, 2014/2011. Various media.

The 2014 Images Festival showcases over 100 projects in 20+ venues throughout Toronto including our new “pop-up” gallery at Chinatown Centre Mall and at our main theatrical venue: the Art Gallery of Ontario. In addition to screenings and gallery shows, Images presents artist talks, forums, guided gallery tours and parties. Situated in gallery venues including A Space Gallery, Gallery TPW, InterAccess, Mercer Union, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, XPACE and YYZ among others, Images Off Screen 2014 presents exhibitions by Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, Nurjahan Akhlaq, Bambitchell (Sharlene Bamboat + Alexis Mitchell), Ayesha Hameed, Richard Ibghy, Jesal Kapadia, Reena Katz, Marilou Lemmons, Maha Maamoun, P. Mansaram, Brian McCarthy, Naeem Mohaimen, Darryl Nepinak, pad.ma, Sarah Pierce, Lucy Raven, Aura Satz, Vivek Shraya & the Torontonians and many others.

Live Images features film, video and audio artists, musicians and other performers live and in person with spectacular media-based live performances. Highlights include Andrew Lampert’s Making Space For More wherein Lampert has concocted a culinary evening at the AGO’s Frank Restaurant featuring a live music performance by Michael Snow and sizable servings of sensory overload featuring works from the Art Gallery of Ontario’s archives; Taku Unami will present an improvised performance work called The Curse of Vacancy, a shadow play rendered in the silhouettes of cardboard boxes; Lucy Raven’s On Location lecture performance draws on many of her ongoing interests: labour, industry, globalization and questions around the way we see, and many others.

Images On Screen presents a wide range of work and disciplines—from formal experiments to innovative documentary, from films which address a range of political, feminist and a multitude of social and cultural issues over ten nights in over one hundred films + videos in 15 screenings. On Screen includes films by CAMP, Duncan Campbell, Jennifer Chan, Inhan Cho, Jean Eustache, Eve Heller, Hiwa K, Brett Kashmere, Oliver Laric, Narimane Mari, Chris Marker, Jesse McLean, Rebecca Meyers, Sophie Michael, Beatriz Santiago Munoz, Otolith Group, Benjamin Pearson, Charlotte Pryce, Alain Resnais, Aykan Safoglu, Travis Shilling, Hito Steyerl, Vipin Vijay and dozens more!

2014 Images Festival website with program details, schedules and ticketing: www.imagesfestival.com

Faena Arts Center spring 2014 exhibitions

April 20, 2014 – 8:06 am | Comments Off

Faena Arts Center announces two spring exhibitions of distinguished international artists Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich and Agustina Woodgate at the historic flour mill-turned-arts center in Buenos Aires. Within the rich architectural and historical backdrop of the Faena …

Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory new museum location

April 20, 2014 – 8:02 am | Comments Off

Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory opens a new location in the museum quarter of Utrecht! The larger space provides a more generous home for our expanding program with its intensified commitment to …

VIDEONALE.15: call for entries

April 15, 2014 – 2:00 am | Comments Off

With the 15th edition, from 27 February to 19 April 2015, Videonale – Festival for Contemporary Video Art will celebrate its 30th anniversary. The theme is “The Call of the Wild,” and artists all over …

Fotomuseum Winterthur presents Yann Mingard Deposit

April 14, 2014 – 8:31 am | Comments Off

Fotomuseum Winterthur presents Yann Mingard Deposit on view through May 25, 2014.
How does our secular society manage its heritage and, with that, its future? By collecting and archiving data with near-religious zeal: human DNA in …

The Future Is Not What It Used To Be 2nd Istanbul Design Biennial

April 14, 2014 – 8:22 am | Comments Off

The 2nd Istanbul Design Biennial will take place between 1 November to 14 December 2014. Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), and curated by Zoë Ryan, the theme of this year’s …

Videobrasil Artist Residency Program: Ali Cherri in Poland

April 14, 2014 – 8:20 am | Comments Off
Videobrasil Artist Residency Program

The 2014 residency season of the 18th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil opens in April, fostering artistic exchange between Lebanon and Poland and a new 30 Years exhibition in Warsaw
Ali Cherri kicks off the 2014 season …

MAK Center for Art and Architecture opens AV New Works by Andrea Fraser, Vanessa Place

April 14, 2014 – 8:04 am | Comments Off

MAK Center for Art and Architecture presents AV New Works by Andrea Fraser, Vanessa Place on view April 10–June 1, 2014.
Andrea Fraser’s work engages the institution of art and art institutions; Vanessa Place’s work interrogates …

Manege Present Peter Greenaway and Saskia Boddeke The Golden Age of the Russian Avant-Garde

April 14, 2014 – 7:59 am | Comments Off
Peter Greenaway and Saskia Boddeke

Central Exhibition Hall Manege in Moscow present Peter Greenaway and Saskia Boddeke The Golden Age of the Russian Avant-Garde on 15 April–26 May 2014.
According to Peter Greenaway, “what we do is in tune with our …

Independent Curators International (ICI) Announce Curatorial Intensive: Developing Infrastructures for Art

April 14, 2014 – 7:56 am | Comments Off

In collaboration with Garage Center for Contemporary Culture in Moscow, ICI announces the Curatorial Intensive: Developing Infrastructures for Art. This short-course training program will examine curatorial strategies for creatively building frameworks for art—from small-scale collaborative …

440 Gallery Presents Domesticated Paintings and Collage by Karen Gibbons

April 7, 2014 – 4:05 pm | Comments Off
Karen Gibbons

Brooklyn, NY– An unbridled horse towers over a house; a bear lumbers through a vague unnatural landscape; a child and large bird nestle with one another: animal imagery suggests passions or instincts often subdued by …