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AO On-Site – Venice: “All the World’s Futures” at the Giardini in Venice Through November 22nd, 2015

09 May 2015

© Copyright 2015 Art Observed. D. Creahan The Central Pavilion in Venice’s Giardini is the second site for All the World’s Futures, the main curatorial project around which the Biennale centers itself.  Featuring another series of artists spread out inside the exhibition space’s remarkable white facade, the exhibition continues its investigation of debris and late capitalism through a more playful, yet equally critical […]

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Venice Power Brokers: Okwui Enwezor, Curator of “All the World’s Futures”

27 April 2015

© Copyright 2015 Blouin artinfo. Eric Bryant, Angela M.H. Schuster, Art + Auction   Since its founding 120 years ago as a single exhibition with an array of mostly European artists, la Biennale di Venezia has grown into a sprawling collection of shows and events taking place over more than six months. In fact, this year’s extravaganza — […]

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Ziad Antar at the Bruges Triennial : Unfinished Cities

20 May 2015 - 28 October 2015

Protected Bruges appears frozen in time. This exhibition focuses on the opposite: cities in a state of perpetual motion. And mainly in the Middle and Far East where cities constantly change as a result of urban development or speculation, as a result of destruction during conflicts and reconstruction once they cease. Thus they permanently balance […]

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Venice Biennale: Okwui Enwezor curates spectacular exhibitions

08 May 2015

© Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2015. Jackie Wullschlager   Hundreds of knives studded into the ground to resemble spiky flowers; a four-metre wall of battered suitcases; a grainy video of a man choking; the words “Death Love Hate” revolving on a circular neon: these are the first works you see inside Okwui Enwezor’s exhibitions […]

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Ismaïl Bahri en quête d’indicible (Fr)

23 April 2015

© Copyright 2015 Connaissance des Arts. Marie Maertens   L’œuvre d’Ismaïl Bahri pourrait paraphraser l’essai de Daniel Arasse, On n’y voit rien, tant ses explorations se mènent de manière subtile et discrète. Quand Ismaïl Bahri dessine, par exemple sa série Écumes de 2009, il le fait avec du lait, et lorsqu’il filme ses déambulations dans […]

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Ziad Antar I Derivable sculpture series

11 July 2015 - 15 November 2015

Riverside Walk Gardens 60 Millbank, London SW1P 4R Selma Feriani Gallery & Almine Rech Gallery In collaboration with Shubbak & Westminster Council On-site Tour & Artist Talk | 11.07.15 | 14hrs Free admission Exhibition Dates | 11.07 to 15.11.15 Learn about the show Learn about the artist Ziad Antar was born in 1978 in Saida, […]

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Venice Biennale 2015 I New on the Rialto

11 April 2015

© Copyright 2015 The Economist This year’s Venice Biennale will be even more surprising than usual, thanks to its Nigerian-born curator OKWUI ENWEZOR, the artistic director of the 2015 Venice Biennale, which opens next month, speaks the slippery, abstract language so common to high-flying contemporary-art curators. An exhibition, he declares, is “a project that will […]

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Rencontre avec Nidhal Chamekh I Institut du Monde Arabe (Fr)

03 May 2015

© Copyright 2015 IMA Nidhal Chamekh Né le 29/12/1985 à Dahmani (Tunisie) Vit et travaille entre Paris et Tunis Artiste plasticien 14.04.2015, 18h : A quelques semaines de la 56ème Biennale Internationale d’art contemporain de Venise et du salon d’art contemporain africain 1:54 à New York –manifestations auxquelles il participera–, Nidhal Chamekh, artiste plasticien et […]

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Personal and National Histories: Interview with Nicѐne Kossentini

22 March 2015

© Copyright 2015 artctualite. Polly Brock Tunisian artist Nicѐne Kossentini’s work centres on her interest in memory and personal and collective histories. Primarily working with photography and video, the artist examines her origins through the lens of her culture and using images of women from her family. Kossentini creates a collective narrative of female identity […]

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