Adrien Tirtiaux: Kunst in Puurs

Puurs-Sint-Amands, Belgium, 18.12.2021—27.02.2022

Adrien Tirtiaux: Kunst in Puurs

Adrien Tirtiaux, Prototype for an endless column, 2016, concrete, steel, wood

KIP is an art route that takes you along contemporary art in our public space. Art in the street. This year we are ready for the 7th edition.

This year, Wilfried Cooreman has again selected emerging and established national and international artists: David Altmejd, Peter Buggenhout, David Claerbout, Ryan Cullen, Ester Kläs, Wesley Meuris, Jean Katambay Mukendi, Marina Pinsky, Tal R, Stefan Rinck, Adrien Tirtiaux and Nils Verkaeren.

 

Kunst in Puurs

18.12.2021

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Mladen Stilinovic, Roman Ondak: A SHOW ABOUT NOTHING

By Art Matters, Hangzhou, China, 11.12.2021—08.05.2022

Mladen Stilinovic, Roman Ondak: A SHOW ABOUT NOTHING

Mladen Stilinovic, Praise of Laziness, 1993, text on paper/ Mladen Stilinovic, Artist at Work, 1978, b&w photographs on baryta paper

A Show About Nothing

an idea of Francesco Bonami, curated by Stefano Collicelli Cagol and produced by BY ART MATTERS curatorial team

In one of the most iconic moments of the TV sit-com Seinfield, two of the characters are sitting in a diner, thinking about potential topics for a show to propose to a TV company. They come up with the idea of doing a show about nothing, with no narrative, no plot, but focusing only on people talking and making jokes. An ingenuous self-reflective moment, where the characters of the sit-com conflate themselves with the actual actors while inventing the jokes for the episode, this scene it is not just a great piece of comedy but, also, shows the potential of a meta-narrative. It is able to reveal the behind-the-scenes secrets and moments of a TV format: it makes you laugh but, also, is a way to talk about the rules of entertainment.

A Show About Nothing, an idea of Francesco Bonami, curated by Stefano Collicelli Cagol and produced [...]

11.12.2021

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Yu Ji: The 10th Asia Pacific Triennal of Contemporary Art (APT10)

Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia, 04.12.2021—25.04.2022

Yu Ji: The 10th Asia Pacific Triennal of Contemporary Art (APT10)

Yu Ji, Flesh in stone – Anthropos II, 2021, cement, sand, steel bar, 70 x 110 x 55cm

For this landmark tenth edition, QAGOMA’s Asia Pacific Triennial looks to the future of art and the world we inhabit together. It’s rich with stories of how to navigate through time and space, reimagine histories and explore connections to culture and place.

‘The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT10) includes 69 projects with new and recent work by emerging and established artists and collectives, together comprising more than 150 individuals from 30 countries. It includes works of art that are by turn highly personal, deeply political, and full of joy.

 Including major new and recently commissioned works, APT involves a great depth of research by the Gallery’s in-house curators working collaboratively with a network of artists across wide and diverse geographies from Australia and the Asia Pacific region.

As visitors to past APT’s will anticipate, the expansive onsite exhibition experience [...]

04.12.2021

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Adriana Czernin: Austria and the Arab World: A Journey of a Thousand Years

Austrian Cultural Forum Cairo, Abdeen, Egypt, 29.11.—12.12.2021

Adriana Czernin: Austria and the Arab World: A Journey of a Thousand Years

Adriana Czernin, Ibn Tulun 110, 2019, watercolour, pencil, coloured pencil on paper 

Today, Austria is a modern state in Central Europe, and the Middle East and North Africa comprise numerous countries, each one embracing its own traditions and history while still retaining a strong and distinct common cultural identity.

Formerly, however, both regions were central parts of much larger empires, consisting of many nations, cultures and religions.

In the Middle Ages what is now Austria was part of the Holy Roman Empire, which comprised numerous kingdoms and principalities ruled by the Holy Roman Emperor. From 1438 onwards, almost all emperors were members of the House of Habsburg, and they made Vienna the capital of the empire. The end of the Holy Roman Empire in 1806 led to the emergence of the Austrian Empire (after 1867 it was called the Austro-Hungarian Empire).

With the Ottoman Empire’s rise to power – it encompassed much of the Arab world – the two [...]

29.11.2021

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Christine & Irene Hohenbüchler: Nimmersatt? Imagining Society without Growth

Kunsthalle Münster, LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur, Münster, Germany, 27.11.2021—27.02.2022

Christine & Irene Hohenbüchler: Nimmersatt? Imagining Society without Growth

Christine und Irene Hohenbüchler, Wurzelwerk I, 2020, pencil, coloured pencil on paper

Human activity has a decisive influence on the environment. The economically privileged global North is largely of the opinion that there is no other option than that of growth. Yet growth is finite, processes have got out of balance, are developed on the basis of social inequality and the exploitation of nature/the environment. This makes it imperative for us diverge from existing paths, to deliberately abandon customary maxims regarded as self-evident, and to engage in a discussion about the dogma of more and more, further and further.

Wealth and the constant growth of capital alone cannot deliver on the promise of happiness. What is necessary is to reconsider what has been valid to date and to act in a spirit of community. What can take the place of the economic and social models that have prevailed to date? How can renunciation become a matter of future-oriented routine? What regional and global measures can provide a new resource and climate-friendly definition of [...]

27.11.2021

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Melanie Ebenhoch: Exhibition for the Art Award

Kardinal-König-Kunstfonds, Salzburg, Austria, 27.11.2021—28.01.2022

Melanie Ebenhoch: Exhibition for the Art Award

Melanie Ebenhoch, After the Hotel Hallway (For Love or Money), 2021, oil on aqua resin

In addition to the award ceremony, there will be an exhibition in which the works of the nominated artists and the award winners will be presented. The young Austrian art scene is given a space to make itself visible.

Nominated artists 2021:

Iris Christine Aue, Sasha Auerbakh, Cäcilia Brown, Melanie Ebenhoch, Hélène Fauquet, Denise Rudolf Frank, Katharina Gruzei, Marlene Hausegger, Anastasia Jermolaewa, Demian Kern, Tina Lechner, Simon Lehner, Monica C. LoCascio, Michèle Pagel (award winner 2021), Rade Petrasevic, Linus Riepler, Esther Strauss, Sophie Thun, Julian Tromp and Dario Wokurka

Kardinal-König-Kunstfonds

27.11.2021

Kategorie: Exhibitions

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