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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Dance and the cube - Xavier Le Roy, 100 Years of Dance and Deborah Hay in Berlin

Jeremiah Day

Dance is everywhere these days. The multidisciplinary and multi-institutional programme What the Body Remembers. Dance Heritage in Berlin therefore asked not what dance does to exhibition-making, but what exhibition-making does to dance. 

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Dehydrated - Vignettes for the thirsty listener - Reflections #21

Clare Butcher

How to keep the art world running when there is no running water? Dehydration, both literally and figuratively, impacts the arts. Clare Butcher on why we need more fluid and collective approaches to art.

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New perspectives on Eastern European avant-gardes - Report from a summer school

Annosh Urbanke

The political turbulence in Eastern Europe left its mark on the art scene. In a recent summer school perspectives on the 1990s in Eastern Europe were gathered. Annosh Urbanke shares the highlights of the week where Anton Vidokle discussed cosmism, Zdenka Badovinac the role of individual artists’ archives and Arseny Zhilyaev presented the Institute for Mastering Time.

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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

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 4 — 2019