Artists, scientists, politicians: Unite and Let’s face Gaia!

Corine van Emmerik

As part of his publicity tour of his new book Facing Gaia in Amsterdam, French philosopher Bruno Latour presented a talk at Veem House for Performance especially for an art related audience. How can art and culture relate to the new climatic regime, a new way of looking at nature, as sketched in Facing Gaia?

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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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Boijmans Van Beuningen 'zeker drie tot vier jaar dicht' om problemen met asbest. read more
Now online: the archive of in-out center Amsterdam, the first independent artist space in amsterdam. from 1972 until 1974 it offered a... read more
Bouchra Khalili, Simone Leigh, Teresa Margolles, Emeka Ogboh, Frances Stark, and Wu Tsang shortlisted for Hugo Boss Art Prize 2018 read more
Iris Dressler and Hans D. Christ named as curators of the next Bergen Assembly.  read more
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A profile of the author whose work is often labelled as 'scifi'- which she herself has described as a 'kiss of death'.... read more
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
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Reviews | Most read
stedelijk base
Review — Domeniek Ruyters
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Review — Zoë Dankert
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Review — Corine van Emmerik
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

De 'Queer Wilderness' van Bergen aan Zee

Op een bijzonder zonnige zaterdag, tussen de herfstige oktoberdagen door, introduceert de Schotse kunstenaar Charlotte Prodger het begin stadium van een tweejarige commissie rondom het thema Queer Wilderness. In een kleine bioscoopzaal in de... read more

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 5 — 2017