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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OUT NOW - The Postresearch Condition - Metropolis M Books

Out now in the Metropolis M Books Series: The Postresearch Condition, with contributions from Peter Osborne, Hito Steyerl, Vytautas Michelkevičius, Florian Cramer, Terike Haapoja, EARN Working Groups, Rachel Armstrong, Amanda Beech, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Irit Rogoff - Editor Henk Slager, Final Editor Annette W. Balkema.

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The Mother as a new artistic role model – in conversation with artist and researcher Deirdre M. Donoghue

Richtje Reinsma

For her PhD-research on ‘maternal aesth-ethics’ Deirdre M. Donoghue departed from the actual doings of mother-artists such as Weronika Zielinska, Courtney Kessel and Arahmaiani Feisal. Richtje Reinsma talks to her about mothering as 'a discipline' with far-reaching aesthetic, political and environmental force.

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 4 — 2021