Marijke de Roover at De Pont - On Hold #2 & LIVE on March 21th - 16.00 hrs

Patrick van Rossem

Karaoke, feminist theory and love-coms in one: with Belgian artist Marijke De Roover’s (1990) video-installation and related performance De Pont’s new project space WOOL makes a trailblazing start.(Check her online live-performance on March 21).

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Catching Their Rhythm - Higher! Higher! Lower, Lower. Louder! Louder! Softer, Softer at Shimmer, Rotterdam

Adam Patterson

The works in Higher! Higher! Lower, Lower. Louder! Louder! Softer, Softer enter and leave Shimmer’s exhibition space in Rotterdam at their own time. Adam Patterson visits this ongoing choreography of artworks to see if Shimmer succeeds in carrying out such an ‘ever-changing studio-like mentality’.     

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For a Criticism of Emergence

Sven Lütticken

What is the role of art criticism in a world heading for its catastrophe.

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In Memory of John Baldessari - Afraid of Sculpture

Catherine Taft

John Baldessari has passed away last Thursday. In memory of the artist we publish the latest conversation we have had with him in the context of his presentation at the Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht.

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 1 — 2020