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Showing posts from August, 2016


"The girl was notthere." 17 different sizes works, drawing and sewing on textile, 2016

32ND BIENAL DE SÃO PAULO 2016 The 32nd Bienal de São Paulo will showcase the exhibition “Incerteza viva (Live Uncertainty)” from September 10 through December 11, 2016, at the Ciccillo Matarazzo Pavilion. The focus of the exhibition will be on the notions of uncertainty and entropy. It aims to be a reflection of sorts on the current condition and quality of life that we lead in a time marked by constant change, and the proposed action offered by contemporary art to inhibit these uncertainties. The final list presents a selection of participants from over 33 countries, with women artists representing over 50 percent of the list. This ensures diversity and the opportunity to look at different knowledge systems as complementing rather than excluding each other.…

‘All Fun And Games Until Someone Gets Burnt…’Manhattan Loft Gallery, London 29 sep 2016

Thursday, September 29 at 6 PM - 9 PM
Manhattan Loft Gallery, 65 Hopton St, London, SE1 9JL

Artkurio and Open Space Contemporary are pleased to announce ‘All Fun And Games Until Someone Gets Burnt…’, a group exhibition developed to showcase internationally known young, emerging contemporary artists from the UK, Turkey and worldwide. Supported by the Manhattan Loft Gallery in London, the exhibition proposes to discuss concepts of consumption, materiality, and objecthood in light of today’s contemporary environment.

In the age of Globalisation, once described as the latest name for imperialism by Clifford McLucas, the world has changed dramatically and rapidly, affecting economic, social, political and cultural aspects of life, which have brought not only opportunities but also challenges. “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction” by Walter Benjamin states that the mass reproduction of art has a consequence on the “aura” of the art itself. In other terms, the existence of an …