Ivan Liovik Ebel is interviewed by ArtVerge. The article “Spaces in Between: Analysing Ivan Liovik Ebel’s Relational Aesthetics” not only provides important insights into the artist’s arts making process but also some more personal elements of his character. His work was featured at AKG in Zero Zero summer group exhibition. Read the full interview here.
Molly Soda’s Comfort Zone on view at AKG is featured on This is Tomorrow. Read the full article here.
A conversation between Gretchen Andrew and Curating the Contemporary’s editor, Elisa Giorgi.
Continue reading “CURATING THE CONTEMPORARY | 24 November 2016”
Ivana Basic is mentioned in WSJ’s review “Dreamlands’ at the Whitney Museum: Between Illusion and Reality” in relation to her participation in the current group exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016. The exhibition runs through 5 February, 2017. You can read the full article here.
Viollette Collective interviews Molly Soda via Skype. Listen to the full interview here.
Molly Soda was interviewed with regards to her exhibition Comfort Zone at AKG by Spindle magazine. Victoria Pierce writes, ” Comfort Zone brings together the artist’s exploration of how social media, instant messaging and constant online sharing invades and affects our lives today, blurring the lines between our private and public self.” Read the full article here.
Angela Pippo has reviewed Molly Soda Comfort Zone in Curating the Contemporary. She writes: “Molly Soda’s practice responds to the broad preoccupation with the changing of global social dynamics, and for her second solo exhibition at Annka Kultys Gallery, she proposes a new selection of projects by opening the door of her MacBook memory”. Read the full article here.
Sherman Sam Together We’re Heavy was featured on The Art Partners’s list of “The Five Exhibitions to visits this month in London” citing Zabludowicz Collection, Somerset House, Annka Kultys Gallery, Victoria Miro Mayfair and White Cube Bermondsey. More information can be found here.
Iman El Kafrawi reviews Molly Soda’s solo-exhibition Comfort Zone at Annka Kultys Gallery for Artefact Magazine. She writes that Comfort Zone “is a raw, authentic view on the way the public world of social media and the Internet is embedded into our ‘private’ lives, and that we are never alone.” To read the full review, click here.
Molly Soda’s solo show, Comfort Zone, has been reviewed by Blouin ArtInfo’s Amanda Avery. You can find the full article here.
Gretchen Andrew’s exhibition HOW TO HOW TO HOW TO at arebyte gallery has been featured in Rhizome Magazine.
Continue reading “RHIZOME | 5 November 2016”
Ivana Basic is featured in Musée Magazine in relation to her participation in the exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016 at the Whitney in New York. “Ivana Basic’s sculpture ‘SOMA’ features a plasticky corpse hanging on a metal bar, with the torso melting into the limbs as if the body was popped in the microwave and removed a gooey mutation. And the sense of dread and disgust at the sight of this work reveals a very human sensation to remain human, despite the cyborg stage”, writes Celina Huynh. Read the full article here.
Olga Fedorova is Artslant’s ‘Wednesday Web Artist of the Week’. Christian Petersen writes, “Fedorova’s work explores contemporary obsessions with clinical modernism and sterile technology, which she uneasily couples with a unique blend of untamed nature and raw sexuality.” Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce’s conversation with Jos Porath is reported in Metal Magazine; with references to cyberfeminism and other concepts the artist explores in her practice, the interview outlines Pierce’s investigation of the boundaries between reality, digitality and deception.
Continue reading “METAL MAGAZINE | 2 November 2016”
The current group exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016 at the Whitney featuring Ivana Basic works has been reviewed by Jongho Lee in Eyes Towards the Dove. Referencing Basic’s video and sculpture ‘SOMA’ (2013-), he writes: “Her body exists in countless ways, including in the future through means of production that have not even been realized yet. In the existing rendering at the exhibit, her body appears both as a sculpture and an animation.” Read the full review here.
Ivana Basic is participating in a group show Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016 at the Whitney, New York. The exhibition runs 28 October, 2016 – 5 February, 2017.
Artforum has mentioned Rachel de Joode’s installation as a “standout piece” at the group show That Time in Reykjavik .
Continue reading “ARTFORUM | Autumn 2016”
Molly Soda Comfort Zone has been listed by the writer and curator, Paul Carey-Kent as the gallery show to see in London along with Neo Rauch at David Zwirner, Donna Huanca at Zabludowicz, Cindy Sherman and David Salle at Skarstedt. He writes: “I often feel that artists using new media ending up making ersatz versions of what could been made by other means, but American Molly Soda’s stream of screens, iPads, selfies, messages and images does feel genuinely alternative” in “Choices up Now“. Read the full article here.
Curatorial platform Alternative Escape has interviewed Molly Soda. Her solo show, Comfort Zone, is on view through 12 November at Annka Kultys Gallery. You can read the full interview here.
Marianne Eloise has written a review of Molly Soda’s solo show Comfort Zone at Annka Kultys Gallery. You can find the full article here.
Kate Bickmore has been interviewed by Art Oneida about the installation of her sculpture in Hamilton College, Stairway to Enlightenment.
Continue reading “ART ONEIDA | 2016”
Loney Abrams spoke with Basic in her Brooklyn studio about the digital and material ways the artist has alienated herself from her own body, about the ever-present existential fear that she experienced growing up in Serbia in the ’90s, and about her plans for an upcoming group show at the Whitney Museum. Read the full interview here.
Molly Soda is featured in “How Feminist Photography of the 1970’s Paved the Way for Women Artist Today“. Charlotte Jansen writes: “Simultaneously sexy and imperfect, Hannah Wilke’s SOS Stratification Object Series (1975) recalls the body-hair flouting tactics and censor-defying use of nudity and menstrual blood of young feminist artists, such as Molly Soda.” Read the full article here.
Gloria Cardona interviews Molly Soda on Comfort Zone, the artist’s second solo show with Annka Kultys Gallery, and writes “Molly Soda Challenges the Notion of Private Areas as Safe-havens“. Read the article here.
AKG is mentioned in an interview with Legacy Russell by Harper’s Bazaar. Read the full article here.
Yannis Kostarias reviews Ivana Basic’s exhibition and notes: “Annka Kultys gallery’s exhibitions have been remarkable indications of creativity in the long-term vitality of the east London art scene.” You can read the full review here.
Adeleine St has written a thorough review of Ivana Basic’s exhibition Throat wanders down the blade… at Annka Kultys Gallery for AQNB magazine. Describing the work, she writes: “The nape of the neck, a jagged rib, flesh that could once have been a hand, the nub of a heel, oscillating between foetal and decaying…” Read the full review here.
Robert Barry has written about Ivana Basic’s solo exhibition at Annka Kultys Gallery, Throat wanders down the blade... “The work of Ivana Basic takes its starting point from human flesh, in all its horror and ambiguity,” writes Barry in “Aliens Bodies. Ivana Basic at Annka Kultys.” An interview with Ivana Basic follows his introduction as well as an extract of Ivana’s new book published by Annka Kultys Gallery. Read the full article here.
Art Viewer has listed Throat Wanders Down the Blade, Ivana Basic’s solo show at Annka Kultys Gallery. You can view the full post here.
Ivana Basic’s solo show Throat Wanders Down the Blade has been listed by Aujourd’hui. You can view the full piece here.
Jamie Loftus interviews Molly Soda about her artistic practice, while the artist is preparing for her second solo exhibition Comfort Zone on view 14 October 2016 at Annka Kultys Gallery in London. Read the full interview here.
Julianne Cordray interviews Rachel de Joode about “the interconnectedness of things” for Berlin Art Link.
Continue reading “BERLIN ART LINK | 29 July 2016”
Molly Soda is featured on Artnet in “9 Emerging Artist You Need to Know About Right Now“. Listing young artists across America who are catching our eye right now, Caroline Elbaor & Brian Boucher describe Molly Soda’s first ever solo exhibition as “impressive solo show at London’s newly-minted Annka Kultys Gallery”. Read the full article here.
Dash Snow figures prominently in “These 8 Photographers Captured the Youth Culture of the ’90s,’” an insightful editorial by Molly Gottschalk on Artsy that presents a cadre of artists as exemplars of end-of-the-century sensibilities. Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce has been interviewed by So Frisch So Gut writer Annekathrin Kohout.
Continue reading “SO FRISCH SO GUT | 20 July 2016”
The gallery group exhibition Zero Zero on view at Annka Kultys Gallery is featured in Mousse Magazine.
Continue reading “MOUSSE MAGAZINE | 14 July 2016”
Molly Soda is featured in a group show Your Digital Self Hates You in Bern, Switzerland. The exhibition also features Ann Hirsch, Camille Kaiser, Elisa Giardina Papa, Sunita Prasad, Tabita Rezaire, Mathias Ringgenberg, Amalia Ulman, and May Waver. The show runs from 7-23 July, 2016.
Nowness’ feature Zero Zero Takeover reports Annka Kultys Gallery’s summer group show Zero Zero.
Continue reading “NOWNESS | 6 July 2016”
Zero Zero, at Annka Kultys Gallery, was reviewed by Robert Barry for The Quietus.
Continue reading “THE QUIETUS | 1 July 2016”
Madelaine D’Angelo has interviewed Reality Artist Signe Pierce for the Huffington Post.
Continue reading “HUFFINGTON POST | 27 June 2016”
Molly Soda was interviewed by Paper Mag with regards to her latest series of digital paintings inspired by Sex and the City. Soda is quoted saying: “Sex and the City is such a visually-pleasing show to me — the outfits, the city, the fantastical “events” they find themselves at. I wanted to take those elements and combine them with my personal touch and sort of bring their world into my world.” Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce was interviewed by Kristen Cochrane for Slutever, a website that deals predominantly with sexuality and relationships, where they speak about American Reflexxx, cyberfeminism and Jean Baudrillard.
Continue reading “SLUTEVER | 8 June 2016”
Efi Michalarou at dreamideamachine has profiled Zero Zero, the lates exhibition at Annka Kultys Gallery.
Continue reading “DREAMIDEAMACHINE | June 2016”
Rachel de Joode has contributed to the “one message interviews” series for We Find Wildness.
Continue reading “WE FIND WILDNESS | 20 May 2016”
Signe Pierce has been profiled by Oxygen, in which she notes: “I like looking for beauty, in banal and boring situations”.
Continue reading “OXYGEN | 18 May 2016”
Vice has interviewed Romke Hoogwaerts about Mossless, a new photography publication that features work by Molly Soda and Signe Pierce.
Continue reading “VICE | 9 May 2016”
Signe Pierce has been featured in the Spring/Summer issue of Aether art magazine.
Continue reading “AETHER | Spring/Summer 2016”
Alexandra Gorczynski’s exhibition Never Forever at AKG was reviewed by Mousse Magazine. Gorczynski is quoted saying: “Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the work is its play upon the continuum that exists between traditional painting and new media.” Read the full article here.
Jerry Saltz, New York Magazine’s chief art critic, has selected Signe Pierce as one of 11 artists set to have a breakout year.
Continue reading “NEW YORK MAGAZINE | 18 April 2016”
Molly Soda is interviewed for the article “How I get By: The Lives of Five American Artists” by Ryan Steadman for the Observer. Read the full article here.
Gretchen Andrew has been interviewed by Elena Giulia Rossi for the magazine Arshake.
Continue reading “ARSHAKE | 12 April 2016”
Molly Soda’s article ‘This Web Artist Is Ditching The Razor And Fighting The Patriarchy’ was featured in the April 2016 issue of Nylon magazine. Read the full article here.
CCS Centre Galleries exhibition Doubly So in Detroit, including works my Molly Soda, is reported in Detroit Free Press. Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce has been interviewed by 52 Insights concerning her and Alli Coates’ video work ‘American Reflexxx’, which now has more than 1.5 million views on YouTube.
Continue reading “52 INSIGHTS | 28 March 2016”
Molly Soda’s work in the exhibition Doubly So at the CCS Centre Galleries in Detroit is reviewed by Clara DeGalan for the Detroit Art Review. She writes, “Soda’s work in “Doubly So” left me with a grim suspicion that autonomy of image in social media still alludes women, and it’s a problem we are going to have to spend a few more decades thinking our way around.” Read the full article here.
Hello, This is Dash at AKG is reviewed by Aujourd’hui. “Making art by recording his life was a form of both communication and catharsis for Snow” writes the author. Read the full article here.
Hello, this is Dash at AKG is reviewed by Another magazine. Annka Kultys is quoted saying: “Now, I am showing his work because I believe that his works are a bridge between his generation and the new Instagramming generation who also makes the private public.” Read the full article here.
To mark Dash Snow’s exhibition at AKG Dazed has reprinted a 2006 interview with the artist. “I don’t really know much about technique, I just aim to ‘keep the moment’… I feel like technology is a fool’s game” says Dash. Read the full interview here.
Alexandra Gorczynski is Artslant’s ‘Wednesday Web Artist of the Week’. Christian Petersen writes, “There is a subtle and precise attention to detail as well as a distinct subversive wit that elevates her compositions to distinctly classical levels.” Read the full article here.
Virgile Ittah’s Champagne Life is on view at the Saatchi Gallery until 9 Mar 2016.
Paddy Johnson has featured Signe Pierce in an article about how the artist-centric movement is having a watershed moment.
Continue reading “ART F CITY | 7 March 2016”
Molly Soda’s exhibition From my bedroom to yours at AKG is mentioned in Paul Carey-Kent’s article “Getting Art” in Art Monthly. Read the full article here.
Ione Gamble at Dazed Digital has covered You Can Call Me Baby, a group show featuring Signe Pierce which tackles the problem of casual misogyny in contemporary society.
Continue reading “DAZED DIGITAL | 2 March 2016”
Ittah Yoda’s exhibition at AKG is reviewed by Ambika Rajgopal for Art Asia Pacific. “From their personal narrative, Ittah Yoda imbue their works with an individual and cultural specificity, which results from a transcultural collaboration”, writes Rajgopal. Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce and Alli Coates’ American Reflexxx has been noted as as highlight of SPRING/BREAK fair by i-D Magazine.
Continue reading “I-D | 1 March 2016”
Ittah Yoda’s collaboration and exhibition I Think Mango You Say Salmon at AKG is detailed by Aric Miller in his article “Ittah Yoda and the Yin and Yang of Artist Collaboration’ on 1 Granary. The duo are quoted saying: “Maybe we are continuing this collaboration because we thought that on our own we wouldn’t have made enough good, relevant or strong work, whereas together we can strike a perfect balance.” Read the full article here.
I Think Mango You Say Salmon is reviewed on Mousse magazine. The author describes Ittah Yoda’s exhibition at AKG as “the culmination of the artists’ recent creative collaboration and comprises ten pieces that explore the subjectivity of the human experience”. Read the full article here.
Ittah Yoda’s exhibition at AKG I Think Mango You Say Salmon was reviewed on Aujourd’hui. The author writes, “In I think mango you say salmon Ittah Yoda have harnessed their fragile collective to produce works evocative of Waal’s dream of endless beautiful flow.” Read the full review here.
Molly Soda is featured in the Guardian in the article “Are Selfies empowering for women?” by Laura Bates who writes: “Artist Molly Soda last year leaked her own nude snaps in a statement about regaining power and control from nude picture hackers”. Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce has been selected as one of the most groundbreaking women using Instagram as a platform for their work by Dazed Digital.
Continue reading “DAZED DIGITAL | 3 February 2016”
Dazed Digital writer Martine Thompson has singled out Signe Pierce as one of ten women artists to follow on Instagram.
Continue reading “DAZED DIGITAL | 3 February 2016”
Molly Soda is featured in the group show The Mercury Theatre Reality Show organised by Galerie Christophe Gaillard in Paris. The exhibition features 30 artists adopting an anonymous group instagram account: The_Mercury_Theatre and runs from 1-28 February 2016.
Artforum has written an article on the playful materiality of Rachel de Joode’s sculptures in her show Porosity at Galerie Christophe Gaillard.
Continue reading “ARTFORUM | January 2016”
Katie Gavin writes about Molly Soda’s Pretend (2015) for Flaunt magazine. “Molly Soda erases the line between artifice and sincerity, and the fluctuating boundaries of 21st century social media performance art” says Gavin. Read the full article here.
Molly Soda’s solo exhibition at AKG From My Bedroom To Yours is mentioned on Aujourd’hui. Read the full article here.
From My Bedroom To Yours was published on Mousse Magazine. Read the full article here .
Signe Pierce has been listed as one of seven female performance artists to know about by writer and curator Adriana Felizia Pauly.
Continue reading “ART REPORT | 15 December 2015”
Art Report writer Adriana Pauly has selected Signe Pierce as one of seven female performance artists to keep on your radar.
Continue reading “ART REPORT | 15 December 2015”
Reality Artist Signe Pierce has been profiled by Ione Gamble of Dazed Digital.
Continue reading “DAZED DIGITAL | 10 December 2015”
VICE has profiled Motelscape, a neon-drenched collaboration between five artists, including Signe Pierce.
Continue reading “VICE | 9 December 2015”
Dazed Digital has interviewed Signe Pierce about deconstructing the beauty industry through her performance pieces.
Continue reading “DAZED DIGITAL | 9 December 2015”
East London Lines has just reviewed From My Bedroom To Yours, Molly Soda’s first solo show in the United Kingdom. Author Emilie Shane writes, “[Soda’s] videos and images are raw, presenting an authentic experience of being a girl on the Internet. According to Soda: “That’s activism in itself – just putting yourself out there as a woman – being totally unashamed of who you are and what you’re about.” To read the full review, click here.
American Reflexxx has been cited in Ben Valentine’s exploration of contemporary surveillance culture for Open Space SFMoMA.
Continue reading “OPEN SPACE | 8 December 2015”
1883 Magazine has just reviewed From My Bedroom To Yours, Molly Soda’s first solo show. Author Jacopo Nuvo writes, “She likes to call herself a ‘webcam princess’; yet Molly Soda is more than a mere ‘Internet sensation’, and her debut solo show proves it.” You can find the full review here .
Blogger Issey Scott has reviewed From My Bedroom To Yours, Molly Soda’s first solo show. To read the full review, click here.
From My Bedroom To Yours was reviewed by Charlotte Jansen for Artslant. Jansen is convinced that “the show is a confident leap in a new direction, both for the artist, and for the art of this genre”. Read the full review here.
The White Pube writers Gabriella de la Puente and Zarina Muhammad have just reviewed From My Bedroom to Yours, Molly Soda’s first solo show. Describing the complexity of the ideas that Soda presents in the show, Muhammad writes “I always, always in my mind want to make the kind of work that makes you stop. I want to make work that is arresting. That makes you pull out your phone and plop it on Instagram, that you take a selfie in front of. I want my work to look good with a filter on it as well as in real life. Molly’s show did that.” To read the full review, click here .
AQNB has featured From My Bedroom to Yours To read the full listing, click here.
Ione Gamble has interviewed Molly Soda about her first solo show, From My Bedroom To Yours, on the ASOS Likes blog. The show will remain on view at Annka Kultys Gallery through 16 January 2016. To read the full interview, click here.
From My Bedroom To Yours was reviewed by Marianne Eloise for February Stationery. She writes, “The work itself, some of her most iconic videos and Newhive pieces from over the years, is delightfully at odds with the ‘girly’ pinks. It speaks of the real juxtaposition that happens within young women, wherein we feel such intense sadness and pain in intimate girly bedroom spaces.” Read the full article here.