What would it mean for choreography to perform as an exhibition? In Wiels, Brussels, this question formed the point of departure for the ‘exhibition’ Work/Travail/Arbeid of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker (1960), the well-known Flemish choreographer.
For Wiels De Keersmaeker ..
‘The border of the worlds’, an adventurous, existential and interesting title for an exhibition. Palais de Tokyo in Paris presents this spring Le Bord des Mondes (At the Edge of the Worlds). The exhibition’s aim is to explore the many fields of artistic creation and has w..
Just a regular room in the permanent collection of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. Except there is not one painting hanging on the white walls, no sculpture or installation presented in the room, no video screened. The only presence is a woman slowly moving across the ..
After an absence of three weeks Little artnecdotes returned with a new contribution. This week’s post regarded my job for Beaufort, the triennial of contemporary art at the Belgian coast, and its edition in 2015.
What meaning can be given to borders or borderlines? When ..
Ten exhibition spaces filled with 400 photographs of ‘modern times’. The earliest photos are the motion studies of a galloping horse of Eadweard Muybridge from 1887 and early pictures of George Hendrik Breitner. Coloured scenes from Suriname taken in 2013 by Dutch photogr..
The man is a beast. That’s almost the only thing you can conclude after looking at and experiencing the work of Berlin-based artists, curators and theorists Alice Creischer and Andreas Siekmann. Injustice, greed and destruction are the elements of a world led by late capi..
A major retrospective of the work of German artist Anselm Kiefer (1945) took place at the Royal Academy in London in the autumn of 2014. The show presented the artist’s nearly complete oeuvre, spanning his entire forty year career. Kiefer created also new work responding ..
End of June 2014 the much discussed tenth edition of Manifesta, the European biennial of contemporary art, began in St. Petersburg. It maintained itself for the 120 days until its closure on 31 October. 2014 marked the twentieth anninversary of the biennial which was init..