Amberes, Roberto Bolaño's Antwerp - Talking to curator Nav Haq

Sofie Crabbé

Displaying a raw energy that he would later develop to establish himself as one of the most original writers of his generation, Roberto Bolaño’s early experimental novella Amberes (English: Antwerp) is a source of inspiration for a homonymous group exhibition at M HKA in Antwerp. Sofie Crabbé had a conversation with senior curator Nav Haq about the creativity, power and relevance of Bolaño’s writing and how it resonates in both contemporary and historical art.

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‘Hearing is a condition that we aspire to’ - on the work of Samson Young - Reflections #12

Linnea Semmerling

Samson Young's work is often extremely seductive but with a vicious political edge to it (with commentaries on military strategies, bells, weapons and Band Aid).His remarkable sound artworks are now on show at Looiersgracht 60 in a duoshow with Steffani Jemison organized in collaboration with De Appel.   

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Roaming as a way of schooling – DAI in Sardinia

Giulia Crispiani

DAI, short for the Dutch Art Institute, calls itself a roaming academy as its students and teachers get together in another place every month. What does this educational model offer? Giulia Crispiani gives an insider’s report of a week of collectivity in Sardinia. 

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“Reconnect water and blood” - Cecilia Vicuña at Witte de With 

Kiko Aebi

Cecilia Vicuña’s art and practice serves as an urgent model of sustained activism. In her holistic worldview, the political, environmental and indigenous are thoroughly integrated and must all be equally cared for in order to move beyond a hegemonic world order. Now on view at Witte de With.

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Egg Stories - Pedro Wirz interview

Domeniek Ruyters

One of his egg scuptures is presented on the cover of Metropolis M No 2-2019 Magisch realisme. Talking to Pedro Wirz about his love for the egg.

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 3 — 2019