“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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Les Louvres and/or Kicking the Dead - Talking to Walid Raad 

Róman Kienjet

Seven rooms exhibit three multiannual projects and over fifteen artworks with an accompanying program of Raad’s renowned performance Les Louvres and/or Kicking the Dead. I met Raad the second day of the exhibition at the Stedelijk in a cigar bar in Amsterdam. He talked, I listened.

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Public Assembly on a Full Moon - the second phase of Contour 9 

Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou

This year's Contour Biennale in Mechelen is different from all previous eight editions. It is organized in three weekends taking the shape of public gatherings instead of One Big Show (like in Venice).

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Encountering the Toxic - Deadly Affairs at Extra City Kunsthal

Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou

Deadly Affairs astutely reminds us that the toxic has become something ordinary. If this is so, how can we respond not only to its elusive invisibility but to its banalisation?

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 3 — 2019