Being: New Photography 2018

Weronika Trojanska

It is the survey of all photo surveys: New Photography at the MoMA. This year's selection includes the work of 16 artists showing how photography is trying to capture what it means to be a human.

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"The artist is an intellectual" - interview with Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy

Domeniek Ruyters

Witte de With is, after many heated discussions, on its way to a new name. Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, its director since the beginning of this year, is facing turbulent times. Who is she and what does she bring to the institute? 

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The Trouble with Value - Liquidating artworks

Nicole Sciarone

On what basis do we attribute monetary value to objects? What happens to artworks when they are merited only for their use value?

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Trade Markings at Van Abbe - Contextualizing trade and its present traces

Nicole Sciarone

Researching 600 years of trade routes. From Murriland to ASML.

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Micro Art Initiatives #17: Wildlife

Lotte van Geijn

On a sunny afternoon Lotte van Geijn sits down with Semâ Bekirovic and Justina Nekrašaitė to hear them out about Wildlife, a platform for low key, unpredictable evenings with room for experiment. TONIGHT NEW EDITION!

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Slideshows | Video’s

In conversation with Omer Fast

Laura Herman visited Appendix , Omer Fast’s first solo show in Belgium at STUK Leuven, and had a conversation with the artist about his construction of artificial environments, and use of cinematic devices which confuse our sense of... read more

Collections in Transition, Users in Position

While working on a review on the quite dense conference Collections in Transition: Decolonising, Demodernising and Decentralising? , I feel modest and humble. I attended one day of the two-day event, which also included presentations of... read more
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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 4 — 2018