humans of the institution
Corine van Emmerik

The three days conference Humans of the Institution in Amsterdam brought together curators, theorists and artists from all over the world to discuss ways to speak out about their precarious positions in the cultural field.

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Performance Matters

Performa 17's opening week

Jareh Das

For its 2017 edition, Performa firmly anchors its curatorial theme in the legacy of Dada. Is the fervour of Dada ‘to enrage the bourgeoisie and instigate nihilism in art’ visible at Performa? A closer look at Performa's opening week in New York. 

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Thinking with and through decaying objects: a digital interview with Nicolás Lamas

Liza Prins

Last weekend, Nicolás Lamas’ solo show The Form of Decay opened at P/////AKT. Liza Prins (digitally) met up with Nicolás Lamas and asked him some questions about his work and his current show at P/////AKT.

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For all ages

The carousels of Céline Condorelli

Agnieszka Gratza

This weekend, the exhibition 'Céline Condorelli: Proposals for a Qualitative Society (Spinning)' at Stroom, Den Haag comes to a close. Metropolis M met up with the artist for a talk about design, play and carousels. 

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Dreaming in heaven, a text, a trailer

Liza Prins

Today, Margaret Haines' first solo show at 1646 in The Hague, showing her latest video work I dreamt in heaven, opens to the public. Liza Prins met Margaret in the week leading up to her solo-show for some food, thought and sake. 

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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

PICTURE THIS: ‘I want the building to start to sweat’ – Anne Imhof

Anne Imhof is the surprising choice for the German Pavilion. In her extensive performances participation becomes an essentially mental attitude. Still, they manage to radically transform the exhibition space by transgressing its temporal and... read more
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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 5 — 2017