Metropolis M Podcasts - Vibeke Mascini - Attentions yet to come - Part 1 + 2 - talking to Raviv Ganchrow and Pam Jordan

Vibeke Mascini

A research in the sensorial qualities of sound that reach beyond the regime of the visible by artist Vibeke Mascini who is talking to sound artist Raviv Ganchrow and sound archeologist Pam Jordan.

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What documenta fifteen offered to the future - documenta fifteen closing days #1

Aneta Rostkowska and Giulia Bellinetti

In the current media debates about documenta fifteen a very important aspect of the event is almost being absent: the fact that it was a tangible proposal for artists, curators and art institutions concerning how to work differently. This proposal invoked very positive reactions inside a large part of the art scene in Germany and internationally. What were the reasons for this enthusiasm?

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Facing cruelty with minimalism – Katerina Sidorova’s ‘Bottleneck’ at West Den Haag

Maia Paduraru

Born in Russia, Yaroslavl, a city located 200km away from Moscow, Katerina Sidorova is now based in The Hague, where she tries to understand the development of the country towards its current state of authoritarianism and aggression. ‘Bottleneck’, her current exhibition at West Den Haag, is the result of this personal and political artistic process.

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Photographing nature – ‘Inside the Outside’ at CODA Apeldoorn – Art and ecology #5

Joris van den Einden

For the fifth episode of his series on art and ecology, Joris van den Einden departs from the exhibition Inside the Outside – pioneers in lens-based media at CODA in Apeldoorn to think more broadly about the specific ways in which photography and other lens-based media can work to visualise a concept so diverse in its interpretation as ‘nature’.

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Visibility of a community – Anton Shebetko’s photographs of a queer Ukraine

Joris van den Einden

Included in the Graduation 2022 Show at Melkweg Expo and the fifteenth jubilee edition of Galerie Ron Mandos’ Best of Graduates 2022 exhibition where he received the RM Residency Award 2022, photographer Anton Shebetko talks to Joris van den Einden about his research surrounding the forgotten queer history of Ukraine. Dealing with topics of memory, identity, and plurality, Shebetko’s practice is rooted in making visible those things that may otherwise go unnoticed.

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 4 — 2022