‘The most productive space for me is one of doubt’ – in conversation with Jeff Preiss – Reflections #24

Weronika Trojanska

Jeff Preiss’ show at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam showcases his intuitive, diaristic style of filmmaking. Weronika Trojanska interviews him about his working methods.

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Undoing the biennale in three acts - the final phase of Coltan as Cotton, Contour Biennale 9

Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou

This year's Contour Biennale is synced with the moon's movements around three weekends rather than a conventional biennale format. Throughout the yearly moon cycle of the experiment that was Coltan as Cotton, one couldn’t tell if things had come to an end. Does it matter that there was no conclusion or finalised outcome?

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Refusing to take root - Rossella Biscotti in Rotterdam

Isabelle Sully

Rossella Biscotti’s current show at Witte de With subtly lays bare how sentient beings uprooted by colonialism refused to take root in foreign soil.

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Choreographies of Togetherness - 3-days of Training for The Future at the Ruhr Triennale

Viviana Checchia

Jonas Staal and Florian Malzacher organised a camp during the Ruhr Trienniale. The camp trains the participants for the future to come. Viviana Checchia reports on the different types of trainings on offer.

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Dance and the cube - Xavier Le Roy, 100 Years of Dance and Deborah Hay in Berlin

Jeremiah Day

Dance is everywhere these days. The multidisciplinary and multi-institutional programme What the Body Remembers. Dance Heritage in Berlin therefore asked not what dance does to exhibition-making, but what exhibition-making does to dance. 

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 5 — 2019