Ignorance is not innocence:

'There’s a lot of unpleasantness that comes with the reality of how things get to your plate'

Alix de Massiac

For the transhistorical fellowship at Frans Hals | de Hallen, art historian Abigail Winograd is willing to look beyond the borders of space and time so she can mess with all the preconceived notions you might have been taught about food (and stuff). 17th century food, to be more accurate. Metropolis M caught up with her in Haarlem. 

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'We forget that art is a primal instinct, like the libido' - Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson's opera What Am I Doing With My Life? - Preview weekend #3

Zoë Dankert

Talking to Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson about his traveling opera/rap show/comic routine What Am I Doing With My Life? at Kunstverein Amsterdam. + SOME OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS

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"This kind of art is a nightmare for institutions" - Sue Spaid on Ecovention Europe - Preview weekend #2

Domeniek Ruyters

Why do museums hate ecological art? Talking to Sue Spaid about Ecovention Europe: Art to Transform Ecologies, 1957-2017 at De Domijnen in Sittard. Presenting the work and research of 40 artists, including Agnes Denes, Joseph Beuys, Marjetica Potrč  and Nils Norman, it is the biggest museum show on ecological art in The Netherlands in many years. 

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 4 — 2017