Works by Olga Fedorova and !Mediengruppe Bitnik will be included in the upcoming group show “Future Love. Desire and Kinship in Hypernature” at Haus der Elektronischen Künste in Basel. Departing from the concept of hypernature—an enhanced version of the global ecosystem that includes artificial bodies and their correlations—the show will examine how the new interdependence between engineering, technology, and environment affect human relationships and sexuality. Opening tonight, 18 January 2018, the show will run until 15 February. Click here for more information.
Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig will include Signe Pierce and Molly Soda in the group show, Netzkünstlerinnen 2.0. “Network artists 2.0 work with the possibilities and limitations of the social media. They question beauty ideals and feminine roll-clichés, which have become the benchmark for the attention economy of social media.” The show will run from 12 January – 08 April 2018. More information can be found here.
Art Verge features the work of Dominic Dispirito, which mimics the colors and textures of digital artwork. The author, Yannis Kostaria, writes that Dispirito’s practice “is a kind of new painting genre that enthusiastically takes advantage of the modern technology and brings the digital experience to the art world, while evidently inducing more artists to interact with art mediums beyond the traditional.” Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce unveiled a new installation, Metamedia Sculpture (2017), at the Adidas Prophere launch party. The work, a commission by Adidas Originals, is a media theory manifesto in the form of a hyper-mediated sculpture. Referencing Marshall McLuhan, Pierce says: “Media is the Medium is the Message.” To read Office’s recap of the launch party, click here.
Yarli Allison, one of the artists included in the upcoming group show Cacotopia 02 at AKG, has been featured by Aesthetica Magazine. Describing her practice, Allison says, “I feel like a piece of driftwood, questioning the meaning of survival, whether physically or emotionally, with a fictitious approach.” For more information, click here.
Anika Meier mentions both Molly Soda and Signe Pierce in her latest article “Es darf sich geärgert werden” for Monopol. Describing the current state of net art and digital feminism, she uses both of the artists as examples of women whose explorations in digital identity blur the boundaries between art and life. Read the full article here.
Molly Soda’s video wrong wrong wrong (2016) is included in the group show digital_self opening today at the IMMA in Dublin. The show will explore how the self is performed, promoted and exposed by a digital generation now accustomed to mediating their private and public lives online. Other artists in the show include Amalia Ulman, Eilis McDonald, Jonathan Mayhew and E.A.T.: Julie Martin & Billy Klüver. Click here for more information.
Generic Jungle, Olga Fedorova’s solo show at AKG, has been featured by Mousse Magazine. For more information, visit Mousse here.
Works by Anne Vieux will be included in the upcoming group show, A Space For Thought at Brand New Gallery in Milan. Within a show that aims to showcase artists who push the boundaries of painting as a medium, Vieux’s digitally manipulated paintings will be showcased alongside works by Marina Adam, Betty Tompkins, and Amy Feldman. A Space For Thought will run from 30 November – 10 February 2018. For more information, click here.
Dominic Dispirito, included in the upcoming group show Cacotopia 02 at AKG, is interviewed by Christina Nafziger for Art Maze. Discussing his unique choices in media, Dispirito says: “I am always interested in discovering new ways of making as well as the relationship between human and machine, the tangible and the intangible. I suppose I’m of a generation where we witnessed the transition from analogue to digital modes of production. It’s a funny and sometimes weird world that we are living in.” Take a look at the full interview here.
In an article reviewing the impact of the Wrong Bienniale, the Internet’s first digital art biennial, Happening Media mentions Olga Fedorova’s work If Looks Could Kill (2017). Curated by Fabio Paris, the unique GIF work is on view as part of Pink Pink Moon’s online pavilion for the Wrong. To read the full article and check out Fedorova’s work, click here.
Olga Fedorova’s Generic Jungle, the artist’s first solo show at AKG, has been featured by Tzvetnik. Check it out here.
Ivana Bašić is included in the group show STRAY, curated by Tiffany Zabludowicz at the Tamares Building in Times Square, New York. On view will be her installation’s Through the hum of black velvet sleepand A thousand years ago 10 seconds of breath were 40 grams of dust. Opening today, STRAY will remain on view through 30 January. Click here for more information.
Curator Linda Rocco gives Olga Fedorova’s Generic Jungle a rave review in her online blog. She writes: “magnificently challenges the traditional features of a contemporary posseassable artwork, including technologies to innovatively expand an image’s own limitations.” To read the full review, click here.
Top mobile app for activities and events, Dojo, has listed Olga Fedorova’s solo show, Generic Jungle, as the number one thing to do this idewaeekend. The author urges Londoners to come out to Annka Kultys to see Fedorova’s “eerie, computer-generated visions” of a “surreal, dystopian, post-human future landscape.” To see the full Weekend Agenda for 24-26 November, click here.
New Exhibitions has included Olga Fedorova’s show, Generic Jungle, in its list of shows to see in London for November/December. To check out the full listing, click here.
Generic Jungle, Russian artist Olga Fedorova’s first solo show at Annka Kultys Gallery, is mentioned by dreamideamachine ART VIEW in their international round-up of art exhibitions to see this November. Take a look at the full story here.
Signe Pierce is included in Nylon Magazine’s collection of Thanksgiving thoughts from the Queer community. Upon being asked what she is thankful for, Pierce said: “I’m thankful that 2017, as difficult as it has been, is the year that we’re finally seeking to hold people accountable for their actions. Things like institutionalized racism and workplace sexual harassment have had a stronghold on American society forever, but it’s taken a petty, tyrannical president with no veil for his racist, sexist behavior to get us to start saying, ‘Enough is enough.’” To read Pierce’s full statement, and the complete list of quotes, click here.
Molly Soda appears in a new video for Drip, Kickstarter’s recently launched artist subscription service. She discusses how powerful peer support can be, and the impact that hearing positive encouragement has had on her art practice. Watch the full video here.
Molly Soda’s performance at Secret Project Robot, alongside Mutual Benefit and Yowler, is listed by Sophie Weiner of the Village Voice as one of the “best NYC shows” to see this week. For the complete listing, please click here.
Molly Soda will take part in a pre-Thanksgiving potluck dinner followed by a performance at Secret Project Robot. Soda just returned to New York City following a US-wide tour of a new performance with Yowler and Told Slant. This stop, the last on the tour, will be Soda’s final performance. For more information and for the full lineup of artists, click here.
Signe Pierce took part in Paper Mag’s “Friendsgiving” dinner with “underground dining sensation” Wolvesmouth. In her signature fashion, Pierce was reported to have photographed every dish on the table. To read the article and see the full visual recap, click here.
Romain Mader’s solo exhibition, The Following is a True Story, opens today at Foam Fotografiemuseum. Earlier this year, Mader was awarded Foam’s prestigious Paul Huf Award for his photography series Ekaterina in which he weaves a fictional narrative of his own search for a bride in Ukraine. The Following is a True Story will run from 17 November – 7 February 2018 in Amsterdam. For more information, click here.
Molly Soda has created a new web series for Adolescent called In My Room. In each episode, Soda explores a different topic related to bedrooms: those all-important, practically sacred spaces. In Soda’s case, her bedroom also serves as her studio. To watch “Episode 1: Control,” click here.
Alice Bucknell interviews Olga Fedorova about her first solo exhibition at Annka Kultys Gallery, Generic Jungle, for Huck Magazine. Describing the females in her lenticular pictures, Fedorova says: “They are all women from my life, who I create through observing and analysing their behaviours. I place them in different environments and situations and let them interact. They are ambiguous and sometimes funny, sometimes friends and sometimes enemies. But they are always somehow erotic. They are stuck in a sort of technological and digital trance.” Check out the full interview here.
Vanessa Feder reviews Olga Fedorova’s solo exhibition Generic Jungle. Describing the surreal quality of the works, Feder writes: “A visually stimulating mesh of everything bizarre, sterile, erotic, simple, complex, uncomfortable and absurd, her lenticular imagery forces an audience to enter new dimensions and come out feeling all types of ways.” Generic Jungle is on view at Annka Kultys Gallery through 16 December. Read the full review here.
Galleries Now features Generic Jungle, Olga Fedorova’s upcoming solo show at Annka Kultys Gallery. This will be Fedorova’s first solo presentation in the United Kingdom, on view from 16 November – 16 December. For more information, click here.
Christian Petersen has included Signe Pierce and Alli Coates’ work, American Reflexxxx, in his Web Wednesday review of the Wrong Biennale. Read Petersen’s full round-up of Wrong Biennale highlights here.
AQNB lists Olga Fedorova’s upcoming solo show, Generic Jungle, at Annka Kultys Gallery. Opening 16 November, the show will run until 16 December. See the full feature here.
Wall Street International features Generic Jungle, Olga Fedorova’s solo exhibition at Annka Kultys Gallery. Generic Jungle will be on view from 16 November – 16 December. To see the listing, click here.
Romain Mader is listed as one of the best in Amuse’s round-up of Paris Photo 2017. Describing the reflexivity and humor in Mader’s photo series Ekaterina, the author writes that the work is a “wry glance at the male gaze itself.” Read the full article here.
Sherman Sam is included in James Harvey Kelly’s candid photo series for Drake’s. Entitled “Studio Shirts,” the series captures artists in their studios wearing Drake’s Shirting. Sam appears alongside artists including Filippo Carramazza, Adam Dant, Benjamin Deakin and Lothar Getz, among others. See the full series here.
FORGE. Art Mag announces group show including work by Molly Soda. Entitled “CURRENTS”, the show will run from 9 November – 13 December at Secret Project Robot in Brooklyn, New York. For more information, click here.
Time Out London reports on Olga Fedorova’s upcoming show at Annka Kultys Gallery. Entitled Generic Jungle, the show will include a range of the artist’s lenticular pictures. For the full details of the show, visit Time Out here.
Molly Soda will be featured in the inaugural edition of a new web series by long-time PBS program American Masters entitled Inspiring Woman. Including 6 female “innovative powerhouses,” the series showcases exemplary women making radical changes in their fields. Since 1986, American Masters has profiled artists of the likes of Georgia O’Keeffe, Ella Fitzgerald and Maya Angelou, earning 28 Emmy Awards and 72 additional nominations. Molly Soda’s episode will air on December 20 on PBS.org. For more information, click here.
Big Red and Shiny writer Raina Belleau explores Anne Vieux’s contribution to the group show Painters & Photographers at Reilly Gallery, Providence College. Placing Vieux’s installation in the show at the center of discussion, Belleau writes: “Above all the other images Vieux’s framed work drifting on the oil slick wall, feels like it speaks most to photography now and the frustrations of the artists trying to bring the medium into a new era where it is an equal to the old classics of painting and sculpture.” Read the full review here.
Redhawk Radio profiles “Internet Darling” Molly Soda in anticipation of her 10 November performance alongside Told Slant, Yowler and Marjorie Lee at Oxford’s Kofenya Coffee in Miami. For more information about the performance, and to read the full profile, click here.
Signe Pierce is interviewed by Alice Bucknell in her latest editorial for Artsy. Entitled “A Brief History of the Color Pink,” the piece traces the history of the rosy shade. Known for her employment of pink and purple light in both her photography and her performances, Pierce rejects historically gendered notions of the color. She says: “The insistence upon socializing women to identify with a color that doesn’t exist in the ‘real world’ is, to me, a testament towards the patriarchal hierarchies that work to keep women submissive in everyday life.” Read Bucknell’s full editorial here.
FAD has named !Mediengruppe Bitnik’s show Are You Online Now? as one of the “Top 9 Art Exhibitions to see this week in London.” Tabish Khan writes “The bots each inhabit a screen and seem to talk to users or even themselves in an unnerving way that makes us want to distrust any online conversation in case it’s with a bot.” Read the full article here.
Drool Creatives features Olga Fedorova’s upcoming solo show at Annka Kultys Gallery, Generic Jungle. The artist’s first solo show at the gallery, Generic Jungle will feature an array of the artist’s 3-D lenticular pictures. The show will run from 16 November through 16 December. For more information, click here.
Contemporary Art Society, London’s first and most popular gallery bus tour, which takes place throughout the year, will tour Annka Kultys Gallery on the afternoon of 4 November as part of its East London program. For more information, click here.
Signe Pierce performed a new work, entitled Virtual Normality, at Human Resources Gallery in Los Angeles. Described by the artist as “a performance inside of a lecture inside of a philosophy,” Virtual Normality seeks to liberate the viewer from confining postmodern thought, instead drawing from traditional utopian views of digital culture, which point towards the unifying capabilities of contemporary technologies. Watch part of the performance here.
Anti-Materia Gallery includes work by Olga Fedorova in its online pavilion show EMPTY VESSELS || VULNERABLE BODIES, curated by Doreen Ríos. The work, entitled “DRONE” (2017), shows a “particular scene [that] captures the essence of post-digital life and the use of fragmented bodies as a central part of current aesthetics.” Visit the pavilion and see Fedorova’s work here.
Olga Fedorova’s upcoming exhibition at Annka Kultys Gallery, Generic Jungle, is featured on Galleries Now. Containing an array of the artist’s 3D lenticular prints, Generic Jungle will run from 16 November through 16 December. See the full listing here.
Christopher Clary, in collaboration with Eyebeam, has included works by Amalia Soto (Molly Soda) and Signe Pierce in his exhibition SAFE for the Wrong Biennale. Probing the concept of safe space in networked culture, the show asks questions about the validity and expression of trauma online. To view the online exhibition, click here.
Sid Smith and Jim Bicknell-Knight’s online pavilion, The 15 Cmdments, includes an original work by Molly Soda. Inspired by the Apple computer keyboard shortcut Command-S (save function), Soda’s work HUGE! GIF HAUL! (2017) imitates the style of popular YouTube haul videos as the artist displays recent additions to her desktop GIF hoard. To view the online exhibition and Soda’s work, click here.
Anne Vieux will present a new work in the Skybridge Project Space at Elsewhere in Brooklyn, New York. On view through November 12, the immersive painting will create an environment for the viewer to engage with the work an altered space. Elsewhere writes, “Like a kind of self-contained viewing station, Vieux stages each component to envelope the viewer into a luminescent painting of tonal hues.” For more information, click here.
Mousse Magazine features !Mediengruppe Bitnik’s show, Are You Online Now, on view at Annka Kultys Gallery from 12 October till 11 November 2017. More info can be found here.
The group show at pop-up exhibition The Glass Room, which includes !Mediengruppe Bitnik’s work Ashley Madison Angels at Work in London (2017), is mentioned by BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones. The author writes “A newly refurbished shop unit in central London contains what at first glance is a trendy technology store. But this shop is not selling the latest tech gadgets. It’s an exhibition called The Glass Room, which aims to get people thinking about where they go and what they do online, and the data trail they leave in cyber-space.” Read the complete review here.
Works by Ivana Basic will be included in the group show, All the Names, at Scrap Metal Gallery in Toronto. Running from 27 October 2017 – 10 March 2018, All the Names will also include works by Christian Boltanski, Tracey Emin and Liz Magor, among others. For more information, click here.
Olga Fedorova’s upcoming solo-exhibition at Annka Kultys Gallery, Generic Jungle, is featured in Keen On Exhibitions PostHuman Bodies section. See the full listing here.
WWD announces that Signe Pierce will be included in a line up of artists participating in a fundraiser for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Organized by Dana Boyer and Erin Green, the fundraiser will take place on 2 November at Think!Chinatown x ChaShaMa space in New York City. For more information, click here.
Images from Molly Soda’s photo series Comfort Zone have been selected for Photography on a Postcard’s latest edition. For more information about this project, and to read Art on a Postcard’s blog post about Soda, click here.
!Mediengruppe Beatnik’s work is featured in Looking into Your Online Life, an exhibition at The Glass Room in London bringing together more than 40 different exhibits and artworks. “The show looks at how our personal data is used and sold by companies on a daily basis, and offers visitors practical advice on how to carry out a “data detox”,” writes the author Aimée McLaughlin. Looking into Your Online Life runs until 12 November at 69-71 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0ND. Read the full review here.
Elephant’s Charlotte Jansen visits Molly Soda’s studio and interviews her about her work space, her practice, and the current state of digital affairs and data archiving. Soda says: “Watching the Internet rot and websites turn into graveyards is really pushing me to try and do as much as I can to save things, and if I can’t save them, find ways to rebuild or reimagine them.” Check out the full interview here.
!Mediengruppe Bitnik’s work Ashley Madison Angels at Work in London (2017) will be on display at the pop-up exhibition space The Glass Room. The exhibition Looking into Your Online Life “challenges us to reconsider the internet technologies we use every day, and how much they reveal about us”. On view at The Glass Room, London until 12 November. 2017. More information can be found here.
Neowin mentions The Glass Room’s pop-up exhibition Looking into Your Online Life, featuring !Mediengruppe Bitnik videos. The exhibition featuring over 40 artists working in net art, explores how big companies data is used and what they can consider doing about it. The Glass Room will be touring to other UK cities in Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, and Bristol . For more information, click here.
Dominic Dispirito is listed by the Culture Trip as one of “17 Up-and-Coming Artists on Instagram Who Could Make You Rich.” Take a look at the full list here.
Anne Vieux’s works, ////soft wavelength (2017) and //interrupter (2017) are included in Scott Indrisek’s article on The Journal Gallery co-founder Michael Nevin. Both works are currently on view at The Journal Gallery in New York until October 27. More information can be found here.
Paul Carey-Kent reviews !Mediengruppe Bitnik’s show Are You Online Now? at Annka Kultys Gallery. He writes: “The Swiss collective…imaginatively subverts the online world, here with a striking installation which operates in appropriation and exposure mode, but also metaphysically.” Read the full write-up here.
Parisian Galerie Pact announces upcoming group show featuring works by Ivana Bašić. The show, titled Tu es Métamorphose (You are Metamorphosis) will run from 19 October 2017 through January 2018. For more information, visit the Galerie Pact site here.
Molly Soda will perform at The Mr. Robot Project in Pittsburgh, USA as part of a line up consisting of Told Slant, Yowler, and Half Spring. For more information, you can find the event page here.
Brooke Schueller mentions Anne Vieux in a review of Unfamiliar Again: Contemporary Women Abstractionists, a group show at the Newcomb Art Museum. Describing Vieux’s technique, Schueller writes: “Vieux uses scans of holographic paper to create whirling works of hidden dimensions and rich color.” Read the full review here.
!Medengruppe’s first solo exhibition at AKG Are You Online Now is reported in Wall Street International. More info can be found here.
VICELAND program SLIDESHOW interviews Signe Pierce about her series Faux Realities (2017), which recently showed at Annka Kultys Gallery. Pierce explains: “Theres something almost therapeutic about color, beauty and light; but there is an element of tragedy that hovers over these pictures.” Watch the full interview here.
Following a report by BBC regarding rape threats that artist Arvida Byström received after she posed for an Adidas ad campaign, the Guardian wrote this opinion piece about the phenomenon surrounding the use of feminist imagery in advertising. Read the full article here.
!Mediengruppe Bitnik’s upcoming show Are You Online Now? is featured by DROOL Creatives. More information can be found here.
Molly Soda is interviewed by podcast Humor and the Abject about “selfie feminism in hindsight, her recent solo exhibitions […]perceptions of sincerity and honesty in her work, isolation, aesthetic and interface evolutions in social media, how we actively present ourselves for internet audiences, and shitposting.” Listen to the full conversation here.
Signe Pierce is included in an article about the practice of Instagram artists published by Der Standard. Describing the role of mass distribution via social media as an outlet for artistic expression, the author quotes Pierce: “‘Art must be seen by the people who are not looking for it.’” Read the entire piece here.
!Mediengruppe Bitnik’s upcoming presentation of Are You Online Now? at Annka Kultys Gallery is listed by AQNB. Read the full exhibition preview here.
!Mediengruppe Bitnik’s upcoming exhibition at AKG is reported in Time Out. The author writes: “Their show at Hackney’s Annka Kultys Gallery promises to be just as madcap, simultaneously using and disrupting the internet through their own wily activities.” Read the full article here .
It was just announced that Molly Soda will perform in group show Virtually Real alongside Aquama on 20 October 2017. The show, curated by Nicole Ruggiero and Terrell Davis, will take place at VR World in New York City. More information can be found here.
Galleries Now featured Annka Kultys Gallery’s upcoming presentation of !Mediengruppe Beatnik’s Are You Online Now?, showcasing the five-channel video installation Ashley Madison Angels At Work In London (2017). More information can be found here.
Annka Kultys Gallery is deeply disturbed to read this report in BBC Newsbeat about the hostility and threats of rape that artist Arvida Byström received following her participation in an Adidas ad campaign. Read the full story here.
Stine Deja: There’s Life Outside is featured as one of Galleries Now top exhibition recommendations in today’s Frieze London Special edition of the Weekender. More info here.
Stine Deja spoke on Tank Magazine about her second solo exhibition There’s Life Outside at Annka Kultys Gallery. Deja talks about “how the show is intended to expose the ways in which our lives are increasingly artificial.” Read the full interview here.
!Mediengruppe Bitnik’s upcoming presentation of Are You Online Now? is featured in Wall Street International. The full preview can be read here.
The Verge reviews Shared, an anthology curated by Molly Soda and Sara Sutterlin that attempts to record Internet art. “It’s really a frustrating age to be in,” Soda says. “There’s a heightened amount of visibility, but at the same time things are really overlooked.” Read the full review here.
Stine Deja There’s Life Outside, is featured in Wall Street International Art. More information can be found here.
DROOL Creatives features Stine Deja’s upcoming exhibition There’s Life Outside. Read the full listing here.
Ivana Bašić is included in D360’s 7 emerging artists to watch. To see the full list, click here.
Shared – Curated by Molly Soda & Sara Sutterlin launches today. Published by Fireythings, the anthology pairs up 22 contemporary artists and invites them to create new work as an homage to their partners style and form. More information and a link to purchase the volume can be found here.
Ivana Basic is on view at the Kunstverein Freiburg, Germany as part of the exhibition Immortalimus. The exhibition is on view at Kunstverein Freiburg 15 September – 29 October 2017. More information can be found here.
Annka Kultys Gallery’s booth, which featured an installation by Stine Deja and a performance-installation by Marie Munk, at Art Code Fair in Denmark was mentioned in Kunstkritikk’s review of the event. Read the full recap here.
Dominic Dispirito, one of the recent MFA graduates included in the upcoming group show Cacotopia 02 at Annka Kultys Gallery, is profiled by Dylan Jones in the September issue of British GQ. To read the full profile, click here (page 152).
Stine Deja’s Cyphoria (2015) is given an in depth analysis in Simone Rossi’s piece, “On Post-Human: tomorrow will become female,” included in the Issue 05 of Cactus Digitale. She describes the vision of humanity encapsulated by Deja’s work as “An asexual species, where pleasure does not disappear, but rather it is spread. A mutation to overcome the real, psychological, ontological, and contemporary social discomfort.” Read a selection of the article here.
Olga Fedorova’s work will be featured in a new group exhibition at Kunsthaus Langenthal entitled Escaping the Digital Unease!. Curated by Rafael Dörig, Domenico Quaranta, and Fabio Paris, the show reacts to the reality of contemporary Internet usage: “We do not surf the wild web anymore, but are fed with feeds, receiving more and more of the same, based on algorithmic extrapolations of our preferences.” Directly facing this unease, the 30 artists included illuminate some of its causes and provide potential escape routes. Escaping the Digital Unease! will run 31 August to 12 November at Kunsthaus Langenthal, Marktgasse 13 CH-4900
Signe Pierce’s exhibition Faux Realites was reviewed by Art Maze International art critic Christina Nafziger. Nafziger writes, first solo show “Annka Kultys Gallery has brought thought-provoking exhibitions to East London that have generated a dialogue surrounding new, digital techniques being utilized by contemporary artists. Its Summer exhibition Faux Realities, showcasing the photography of artist Signe Pierce , proved to be of no exception.” Read the complete article here.
Molly Soda is in conversation with KPISS.FM. Listen to the full interview here.
Signe Pierce’s work is on show at ‘The Future of Her’ by Galeria Melissa in New York. ‘The Future of Her’ is an interactive art project presented at the new concept store, Galeria Melissa, featuring art and video installations curated by Kelsey and Rémy Bennett, and featuring Sam Cannon and Signe Pierce, as well as multimedia architecture from Brazilian visual artist Muti Randolph. A review by Creators can be found here.
“Unquestionable Optimism” this year’s “The Barn Show” by Johannes Vogt Gallery opens tomorrow. The show includes the work of Ivana Baśič and Anne Vieux, alongside many others. Find all the details here.
AQNB interviews Damian Griffiths about the ‘] [‘ group show at Annka Kultys Gallery. “What I hope the audience gets from this exhibition is that nothing is given, everything has intention. The walls might be painted white but they are not invisible. The documentation of the show may be natural but it is not neutral.” Read the full interview here.
Stine Deja’s work is included in “And if I left off dreaming about you?”, a group exhibition at Polignano a Mare’s Like A Little Disaster open from 18 June to 18 August 2017. The show also includes work by Gioia Di Girolamo, Motoko Ishibashi, Lito Kattou, Botond Keresztesi and Maurizio Vicerè – Vice, and explores “the boundary between awake and sleep within the technological, visual and iconographic landscape in which we are now immersed”. View images of the show on AQNB here.
William Corwin reviews Ivana Bašić’s solo show “Through the hum of black velvet sleep” in The Brooklyn Rail. The exhibition was on show at Marlborough Contemporary, New York from 25 May to 24 June 2017. Corwin states “The golden age of humanity wants to gain control of—and master—the fundamental constants of existence: transformation, expiration, and death. Bašić’s elaborate installation is about loss of control in the face of this quest—the side effects of the attempt at eternal youth. Read the full article here.
Lesia Prokopenko uses Romain Mader’sPaul Huf Photo Award-winning work, Ekaterina, as a launching point to discuss judgment and the creation of value in elite contemporary art markets and systems of economic and political power. Contextualizing the work within the current global political climate, Prokopenko writes: “The true skill of Romain Mader’s project is the accuracy it gains in portraying — rather unwittingly — the present regime of sovereignty.” Read the full piece here.
Tabitha Steinberg interviews Anne Vieux on FAD and asks her about her work and recent exhibition at Annka Kultys Gallery. Elaborating on the show’s title Mesh, Vieux states, “I was thinking about the barrier between screens and the body as one layer of mesh, as well as the architecture of the gallery as a mesh. The more I thought about mesh, I was able to structure ideas around mediation, the body, femininity.” Read the full interview here.
Artnet lists “Unquestionable Optimism – The Barn Show” with Ivana Baśič, Alexandra Gorczynski and Anne Vieux as one of its 12 Must-See Art Shows Happening in the Hamptons This Summer. Read the full article here.
A screening of Molly Soda’s video ‘Come to my Window’ will be featured as part of ‘Electronic Civil Disobedience: Phobias and Fantasies’ at Res, London on 9 July 2017. Find details of the event here.
China Xinhua News interviews Damian Griffiths, curator of ] [ at Annka Kultys Gallery. Griffiths discusses the group show, his curatorial concept and stand-out pieces in the exhibition. Watch the full video here.
Stine Deja’s work ‘Self-Service’ was featured in the programme “you and I are like that red wall, it’s a good idea in theory but somehow it doesn’t quite work” curated by Jade Annaw and Emily Simpson at CBS Gallery in Liverpool. The screening, accompanied by two physical works, occurred simultaneously with an online exhibition by the same title on isthisit. Visit the online exhibition here.