Between 8-Bit and 8K: visiting 'REBOOT: Pioneering Digital Art' 

Matthew Sturt-Scobie

Will art made of outdated tech continue to bear intrigue for modern audiences? Matthew Sturt-Scobie visits the ambitious exhibition REBOOT at Nieuwe Instituut, made in collaboration with media art platform Li-Ma. It presents key technology-driven artworks from 1960 to 2000 alongside contemporary digital art. 

read more

‘I want to create spaces that encourage personal growth’ – in conversation with Eugenie Boon

Nele Brökelmann

Artist Eugenie Boon is known for her big and colourful paintings, inspired by her home country Curaçao. Nele Brökelmann talks to her about her move to The Netherlands and the scenes she depicts. ‘I believe that it is important for people from the islands to see their own reality represented in museums and galleries.’ 

read more

‘Lets turn big tech into fair tech’ – visiting IMPAKT festival

Matthew Sturt-Scobie

Standing up for our digital rights is long-overdue. That’s why IMPAKT organized Our Terms, Our Conditions: a five-day festival that challenges the big-tech corporations that have too long defined our terms of engagement with them. Matthew Sturt-Scobie visits the festival to see how IMPAKT decodes this (to many) inaccessible area of debate. Will people leave the festival energised and informed on how to respond to the issues brought to the fore?

read more

Geen punt - No Healing Without Repair at The Black Archives & CAPE X UTRECHT 

Evie Evans

The Black Archives’ Geen Punt is a campaign calling for the public’s opinion on how the Netherlands can offer more than just spoken apologies for the Dutch state’s role in slavery. What restorative actions could follow the comma? To find out, Evie Evans visits the exhibition 'No Healing Without Repair' at The Black Archives, which since a week has been expanded with the show CAPE X UTRECHT (co-curator Nancy Jouwe) at AG, Ruimte voor nieuwe kunst en media in Utrecht.

read more

BBeguiling and subversive - Pauline Curnier Jardin at Centraal Museum

Monica Liu

At Centraal Museum, Pauline Curnier Jardin lets women assert their ‘superpowers’, shows men silently suffering from patriarchy and subverts the stereotypes surrounding menopause. ‘Maybe menopause is the last niche where capitalism cannot go. Maybe it’s some kind of haven from it.’

read more
KW Institute for Contemporary Art announces the appointment of Emma Enderby as director as of 15 May 2024.­ ­­­Emma Enderby is a... read more
Here are the 21 New Residents Rijksakademie 2023-24: read more
Together with the fundraising initiative Artists in Solidarity Netherlands, Nieuwe Instituut, IABR, Kunstinstituut Melly, Rijksakademie... read more
Hundreds of Artists Are Voicing Support for Reina Sofia Director Manuel Borja-Villel, Who Abruptly Departed the Museum Amid Right-Wing... read more
show 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
A new magazine by the Mexican artist Mariana Castillo Deball examines the way objects and artifacts work in our understanding of... read more
show more
Slideshows | Video’s

Kritische dialoog: Continue This Thread in het Amsterdam Museum

Het gesprek is bij uitstek geschikt om het eigen oordeel te scherpen. Wij vroegen twee kunstcritici samen een tentoonstelling te bezoeken en vervolgens met elkaar te bespreken. Nadeche Remst en Jorne Vriens gaan naar de... read more

Verandering is de enige constante – over A Lasting Truth is Change bij het Van Abbemuseum

Een tentoonstelling vol alliteratie en beeldrijm. De eerste collectiepresentatie in het Van Abbemuseum van Yolande Zola Zoli van der Heide, de nieuwe conservator tentoonstellingen, valt op door de speelse en gelaagde vorm van presenteren en... read more

Subscribe to Metropolis M now and save 40%!

Sign up
1 2 3 4 5 >
Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 5 — 2023