Studio visit #1: Nishiko - How to repair an earthquake?

Debbie Broekers

First up in a new series of studio visits (formerly known as studio estafette) Debbie Broekers meets up with Nishiko in her studio at Billytown to talk about the repair project which is currently on view at Stroom Den Haag. 

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Introducing La Maison de Rendez-Vous in Brussels - talking to Chris Sharp

Tomorrow is the opening of La Maison de Rendez Vous in Brussels. A new art gallery / art space run by four galleries: LambdaLambdaLambda, Lulu, MISAKO&ROSEN and Park View/Paul Soto. Lulu's Chris Sharp is telling us about the plans.

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A conversation with Terre Thaemlitz - ‘Fuck art, seriously. Fuck music. Fuck religion, while we're at it’ 

Phoebe Braithwaite

As the sun sets outside Cologne’s brilliant white, minimalist Christuskirche, I watch hardcore porn in soft focus. Women are penetrated while they perform domestic chores. Hips gyrate pinkly as the video collage cuts to another lurid scene – pinafored women and lithe young men are glimpsed as though through the haze of a rose-tinted telescope. 

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In conversation with Grant Kester
Erik Hagoort

Talking to Grant H. Kester, Professor of Art History in San Diego and founding editor of FIELD: A Journal of Socially Engaged Art Criticism. On the relation between art and social change. 'For me the aesthetic is, in a way, the missing piece of modern political theory.'

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"The artist is an intellectual" - interview with Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy

Domeniek Ruyters

Witte de With is, after many heated discussions, on its way to a new name. Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, its director since the beginning of this year, is facing turbulent times. Who is she and what does she bring to the institute? 

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