Viewing articles from 2016/07
Live Art Development Agency, The White Building Unit 7, Queen's Yard
For LADA Screens we are screening Adrienne at Home (2006) and Adrienne's Room Service (2005).
Kadist Foundation, Paris
This interview was shot in Wolowiec's studio in Queens NY, April 2016. Here, she addresses the various steps of her process from sourcing social-media imagery with an instagram aggregator app, to weaving and printing with sublimation dye.
The Averard Hotel, 10 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3LH
‘Maybe your lens is scratched?’ hinges on a relationship between space and image disrupted by economic and political changes (rising inequality, international capital, privatization of space, shell corporations).
Galerie Ron Mandos, Prinsengracht 282, 1016 HJ Amsterdam, Netherlands
The unique group exhibition ‘Stream of Consciousness’ brings together perception-challenging works by artist collective Troika, Tom Lore de Jong and Goof Kloosterman. The title of the show refers to a term mostly used in literature which describes the notion of a stream of thoughts and feelings that pass through the mind.
Hannah Hoffman Gallery, 1010 N Highland Avenue, Los Angeles 90038
The exhibition, ‘A Change of Heart’, curated by Chris Sharp at Hannah Hoffman Gallery, examines and celebrates flowers and our natural fascination with them, focusing on artwork created from the 1960s onward. Review by Hyunjee Nicole Kim
Contemporary Art Gallery, 555 Nelson Street, Vancouver, V6B 6R5
At a glance, Jochen Lempert’s photographs seem to belong to a bygone era. Their use of repetition and a characteristically indexical photographic approach allude to a mid-nineteenth century scientific aesthetic, and yet, for the inquisitive viewer, a closer look reveals this initial encounter to be deceiving. Review by Yasmin Nurming-Por
Breese Little, Unit 1, 249 - 253 Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 6JY
The object is front and centre of what is an incredibly wide ranging exhibition that spans millennia. In Breese Little's new space in Bethnal Green, a series of works and subtle juxtapositions probe the ways in which object-led narratives are eminently malleable, prone to changing tides in both scientific and philosophical thinking. Will Gresson reviews
Galerie Valentin, 9 rue Saint-Gilles, 75003, Paris
'Reconstructive Memory' is an English term borrowed from cognitive psychology meaning that memory is not a faithful reproduction of past events but rather a mental faculty based on recollection-reconstruction processes. Depending on our emotions, our level of tiredness, our beliefs, we may reconstruct episodes from our lives in a way that leads to distortions, alterations and false memories.
Future Gallery, Schöneberger Ufer 59, 10785 Berlin
'Inflected Objects' proposes an understanding of art objects as transient things, assemblages of materials whose destinies remain unknown, and as propositions for assimilation and disintegration. At a time in which the extraction of value from every available asset seems the dominant imperative, the artworks here display forms of waste, non-use and degradation.