Chin Tsao: Dream Time

UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China, 27.01.–28.04.2024

Chin Tsao: Dream Time

Chin Tsao, Souls in Cables, 2023, porcelain, epoxy

“Dream Time” explores the themes of will, hope, memory, and imagination. Through the investigation of complex meanings of dreams (both as reveries and aspiration), fifteen individual artists and/or art collectives around the world are invited to showcase works across various forms, including painting, sculpture, photography, video, installation, and performance, and to delve into the exploration of subjectivity and empowerment. Their works are often interwoven with subjective perception, mechanisms of desire, intimate experiences, gender and cultural identity, and collective memories, forming intricate narratives that traverse spatiotemporal dimensions in the interplay of emotional textures. In this exhibition, what is dreamt of at present is from time to time transformed into a dreamscape steeped in psychological and socio-historical fiction, while projecting an emotional and imaginative vision of the future world. In a challenging present, what can art reveal to us? [...]

27.01.2024

Kategorie: Ausstellungen

Tags: Chin Tsao

Hugo Canoilas, Nilbar Güreş: Space Uncurated #1

MLZ Art Dep, Triést, Italien, 27.01.–06.04.2024

Hugo Canoilas, Nilbar Güreş: Space Uncurated #1

Hugo Canoilas, Carved Sea Shell, 2021, high fluid acrylic on linen

In the first edition of Space Uncurated,  MLZ Art Dep and Wiener Art Foundation present, in collaboration with Martin Janda Gallery in Vienna, a dialogue between the artists Nilbar Güreş, Turkish of Kurdish origin, and the Portuguese artist Hugo Canoilas. The depths of the ocean, a generating place unknown to our eyes, is the starting point for Hugo Canoilas in his search for a new pictorial space. In the exhibition 'At the extremes of good and evil' (Mumok, Vienna, 2020) Canoilas shows us a unique, living and ephemeral gesture. The painting, angled horizontally on the floor, offers a change of perspective that can also be understood metaphorically as a deviation of social experience and behaviour. In 2022, Hugo Canoilas had a solo exhibition entitled 'Sculptured in darkness' at  Centro de Arte Moderna Gulbenkian in Lisboa. Created for the 31st Biennal of São Paulo, Wildness is an iconic photographic work that captures [...]

27.01.2024

Kategorie: Ausstellungen

Tags: Güres, Canoilas