“Like light switches” – director Yana Foqué on the many different aspects of Kunstverein’s programme

Danai Giannoglou

​Today Kunstverein opens its doors at their new location in Amsterdam, with an exhibition by Polish performance artist Barbara Kozlowska. Danai Giannoglou spoke with Kunstverein’s director Yana Foqué about the move and the institution’s mission for the years to come.

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‘What is the caring thing to do now?’ – a conversation with artist lucie draai

Nele Brökelmann

Born in 1979 in Bogotá, Colombia, lucie draai was adopted by a Dutch couple when she was just a couple of weeks old. Growing up in the Netherlands as an adoptee of colour has made her aware of different aspects of care – differences she further explored during her eight months of living with and caring for the living matter of slime mould (‘Physarum polycephalum’). Currently, her exhibition from yellow to brown (un)measured against a white background is on view at Daily Practice in Rotterdam.

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

Vibeke Mascini

Vibeke Mascini voert gesprekken met geluidskunstenaar Raviv Ganchrow en geluidsarcheoloog Pam Jordan over de speciale sensorische kwaliteiten van geluid, die reiken voorbij de dominantie van het visuele in de cultuur van vandaag. 

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Over nongkrong gesproken - documenta fifteen closing days #2

Kerstin Winking

Ruangrupa introduceerde in Kassel een compleet nieuw biënnalemodel dat is gebaseerd op collectiviteit, samenwerking en de uitwisseling van ideeën. De introductie ging gepaard met een aantal nieuwe begrippen. Kerstin Winking gaat in gesprek met verschillende documenta fifteen-deelnemers over de belangrijkste: lumbung, nongkrong en het organiseren van majelis. 

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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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