Catching Their Rhythm - Higher! Higher! Lower, Lower. Louder! Louder! Softer, Softer at Shimmer, Rotterdam

Adam Patterson

The works in Higher! Higher! Lower, Lower. Louder! Louder! Softer, Softer enter and leave Shimmer’s exhibition space in Rotterdam at their own time. Adam Patterson visits this ongoing choreography of artworks to see if Shimmer succeeds in carrying out such an ‘ever-changing studio-like mentality’.     

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Credit lines: Who’s Werner? at Kunstverein Amsterdam

Isabelle Sully

The groupshow Who’s Werner? at Kunstverein traces the collaborative genealogy of works of art. Who is recognized as author – and who not? Graphic designers, assistants, lovers, side jobs and many other crucial yet invisible partners are given the limelight.

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Undoing the biennale in three acts - the final phase of Coltan as Cotton, Contour Biennale 9

Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou

This year's Contour Biennale is synced with the moon's movements around three weekends rather than a conventional biennale format. Throughout the yearly moon cycle of the experiment that was Coltan as Cotton, one couldn’t tell if things had come to an end. Does it matter that there was no conclusion or finalised outcome?

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Refusing to take root - Rossella Biscotti in Rotterdam

Isabelle Sully

Rossella Biscotti’s current show at Witte de With subtly lays bare how sentient beings uprooted by colonialism refused to take root in foreign soil.

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Choreographies of Togetherness - 3-days of Training for The Future at the Ruhr Triennale

Viviana Checchia

Jonas Staal and Florian Malzacher organised a camp during the Ruhr Trienniale. The camp trains the participants for the future to come. Viviana Checchia reports on the different types of trainings on offer.

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Artists do not retire

Nicole Sciarone

WheredoIendandyoubegin - Shilpa Gupta

Nicole Sciarone

Human and Mineral

This Rare Earth — Stories from Below

Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou
humans of the institution
Corine van Emmerik
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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 1 — 2020