"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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Graduation Shows 2018: Sandberg Institute: The Voice of the Artist 

Liza Prins

The performance-based symposium The Voice of the Artist, organised by the Sandberg Institute as part of the graduation programme of the MA Master of Voice, reflects upon the increased orality of artistic practices. The artists seem to emphasize a fragmented use of the human voice.

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The Institute of Contemporary Arts in London (ICA) is bringing the high-profile US activist and whistleblower Chelsea Manning to the UK. read more
Chinese authorities demolish Ai Weiwei's studio in Beijing. read more
Trevor Paglen lets you view the world as the machines see it. read more
Beatrix Ruf, former Stedelijk Museum director, cleared of alleged conflicts of interest. Report commissioned by Amsterdam city... 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

IN BEELD China voor gevorderden - Uli Sigg in Den Bosch 

Als hij leiding had gegeven aan een museum was hij er al lang, op z’n Beatrix Rufs besmeurd met pek en veren uit gedragen, onder luid gejoel van het volk. Uli Sigg, ondernemer, diplomaat en verzamelaar. Groot geworden met het... read more

Veracht den burgerman, doch ledig zijne kruiken: Nieuw Amsterdams Peil 2018

Dit weekend geopend: Nieuw Amsterdams Peil #2, de tweede editie van het samenwerkingsintiatief tussen Amsterdamse galeries. Dit jaar sluiten ook Jorg Grimm, Ron Mandos en galerie Andriesse-Eyck zich aan. De zin in de titel komt... read more

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 3 — 2018