Postcard from Rio de Janeiro - Artist in Residence #2

Katherine MacBride

This summer we have invited artists to write a letter or a postcard from their temporary residencies all around the world. Today Katherine MacBride shares her impressions of Rio de Janeiro. A city that continually teaches her to unlearn and relearn.

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Postcard from Berlin - Artist in Residence #1 

Graham Kelly

This summer we have invited artists to write a letter or a postcard from their temporary residencies all around the world. Today Graham Kelly looks back at his residency in AIR Berlin at the Alexanderplatz in Berlin.

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Amberes, Roberto Bolaño's Antwerp - Talking to curator Nav Haq

Sofie Crabbé

Displaying a raw energy that he would later develop to establish himself as one of the most original writers of his generation, Roberto Bolaño’s early experimental novella Amberes (English: Antwerp) is a source of inspiration for a homonymous group exhibition at M HKA in Antwerp. Sofie Crabbé had a conversation with senior curator Nav Haq about the creativity, power and relevance of Bolaño’s writing and how it resonates in both contemporary and historical art.

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‘Hearing is a condition that we aspire to’ - on the work of Samson Young - Reflections #12

Linnea Semmerling

Samson Young's work is often extremely seductive but with a vicious political edge to it (with commentaries on military strategies, bells, weapons and Band Aid). His remarkable sound artworks are now on show at Looiersgracht 60 in a duoshow with Steffani Jemison organized in collaboration with De Appel.   

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Roaming as a way of schooling – DAI in Sardinia

Giulia Crispiani

DAI, short for the Dutch Art Institute, calls itself a roaming academy as its students and teachers get together in another place every month. What does this educational model offer? Giulia Crispiani gives an insider’s report of a week of collectivity in Sardinia. 

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 4 — 2019