Being in-between worlds: Papaya Kuir performs Rebel Dances

Dagmar Bosma

The performance Rebel Dances: Borders in Tranc-it by Papaya Kuir, an Amsterdam-based lesbotransfeminist collective of Latin American migrants and refugees, at Framer Framed, is described as ‘an immersive theatrical experience that delves into states of in-betweenness and travelling worlds’.

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Positive contamination: on this year’s Helsinki Biennale

Eliisa Loukola

This year’s edition of the Helsinki Biennale wants to offer agency to nonhuman entities, be they natural or technological in nature. The works are spread around the island of Vallisaari and its old gunpowder cellars, facing the challenge and opportunity to work with their surroundings. Eliisa Loukola visits Vallisaari and selects some site-specific works.

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‘Our work experience has prepared us for this’ – in conversation with Antonio Amador and Jandir Junior

Tanja Baudoin

The artist duo from Rio de Janeiro creates performances that expose the social conditions of working in an art institution. Curator Tanja Baudoin talks to them ahead of their participation in the 35th São Paulo Biennale.

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Here are the 21 New Residents Rijksakademie 2023-24: read more
Together with the fundraising initiative Artists in Solidarity Netherlands, Nieuwe Instituut, IABR, Kunstinstituut Melly, Rijksakademie... read more
Hundreds of Artists Are Voicing Support for Reina Sofia Director Manuel Borja-Villel, Who Abruptly Departed the Museum Amid Right-Wing... read more
Willem de Ridder has died. read more
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In reference to the central theme of Metropolis M No 5- PALEO a review of Anselm Franke & Hila Peleg's exhibition and book Ape... read more
Yes, But is it Edible is a unique book, presenting the scores of two operas of the American composer Robert Ashley. read more
Where is play in art? Fucking Good Art talks about it with Tijs Goldschmidt, Evelyne Reeves, Joris Luyendijk and Zoë Gray. read more
A new magazine by the Mexican artist Mariana Castillo Deball examines the way objects and artifacts work in our understanding of... read more
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Slideshows | Video’s

Thinking in public – A portrait of Shimmer

What makes Shimmer so special? Nele Brökelmann talks to its curators Eloise Sweetman en Jason Hendrik Hansma to find out more about the ever changing art space in Rotterdam. The view from Shimmer’s window consists of huge cranes,... read more

Layers of Reality: Perception Study of a Synaesthete

Boekenweek 2018

What is the colour of nostalgia? For most of us this would seem like an abstract or even nonsensical question. Not for Anna Püschel. For as long as she can remember her emotions have been tinted with colour. Her resolute answer to the... read more

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 4 — 2023