Can Walls Have Windows? - Weg die Muur, an artist walk through Amsterdam West

Kaylie Kist

The walk Weg die Muur (Tear down that wall) by Aimée Zeto Lima leads through two neighbourhoods of Amsterdam West, tracing the dichotomy between old and new through a series of curtains inspired by archival materials. 

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In Europe: Poland – Endless Summer Job

Weronika Trojanska

In our series of summer reports we write on art scenes some of the lucky ones among us might soon be able to travel to again. This time Weronika Trojanska guides us through Poland’s current exhibitions, featuring three-dimensional textiles, the many moments of 'work' and the defence of artistic freedom.

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Towards an age of listening and relationality – talking to Rolando Vázquez about Vistas of Modernity

Leana Boven

This weekend at Kunstinstituut Melly Rolando Vázquez will be interviewed by Nancy Jouwe about Vistas of Modernity.We asked Leana Boven to talk to Vázquez about the aesthesic move he envisions in his book. One from enunciation and representation towards listening and relationality.

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Figures of attachment, constellation of relationships 

Susan Gibb

For four years Charlotte Prodger worked on an impressive autobiographical trilogy, in which her keen interest in language blends with a sophisticated and sensitive use of technology. The final part around mourning, attachment and queerness is still on view for a few days at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.

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Between hopeful digitisation and dystopian fantasy ­­– Fake Me Hard at AVL Mundo, Rotterdam

Agnieszka Wodzińska

Ambitious and at times baffling, Fake Me Hard manages to provide the public with a dazzling selection of varied works. What matters most is not how you respond to them, but what you do with your feelings of hopelessness, frustration, and/or excitement when you come out of the exhibition into a technologically mediated world in crisis.

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Hundreds of artists sign open letter calling for U.S. to offer asylum to afghan culture workers. read more
Jane’a Johnson (US) will be the new Artistic Director at Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam. Johnson will join the management of Foam... read more
Mercedes Azpilicueta wins the VIII Marta-García Fajarado International Art Prize 2021(12.000 euro)   read more
Peter Osborne and Hito Steyerl lecturing at EARN conference coming Mai 21. read more
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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
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Dit is Dad

Dit is ‘Dad’, de vader van fotograaf Mitch Epstein, een huurbaas en detailhandelaar in Holyoke (Massachusetts, VS), terwijl hij verwikkeld is in een hevig gesprek met de bewoners van zijn appartementsgebouw. Na een brand is het pand onbewoonbaar... read more

Het zoete leven - feestelijke seizoensopening Amsterdamse galeries

Ook bij de Amsterdamse galeries is het nieuwe culturele seizoen van start gegaan. Er is opvallend veel fotografie en schilderkunst dit jaar – met een flinke portie levenslust en oog voor detail. In Annet Gelink Gallery, Galerie Bart,... read more

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 4 — 2021