The Belgium Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2019: An Interview with Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys


Artists Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys, in collaboration with curator Anne-Claire Schmitz, present “Mondo Cane” at the 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia as part of their participation to the Belgian Pavilion. For the occasion of the Special Mention they have been awarded, we interviewed the artists to learn more about their biennale’s experience. Carla Ingrasciotta: You have been awarded a Special Mention as National Participation at the Venice Biennale 2019, what was your reaction? And how do you perceive the general public’s reaction to your project? Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys: We were very happy and totally in shock. It was extremely difficult... Read More
Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys © Margaux Nieto
Durjoy Rahman, Founder of Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation

Majhi International Art Residency in Venice: An Interview with Durjoy Rahman


For the occasion of the first edition of Majhi International Art Residency Programme, presented by Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation (DBF) in Venice, we interviewed DBF founder Durjoy Rahman to tell us about his experience in Venice. The residency takes... Read More
Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still #24, 1978. Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York

The Edinburgh Art Festival 2019


Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is a visual arts festival that enlivens the city art scene during the summer bringing together the capital’s leading galleries, museums and artist-run spaces to show their work and activities. Highlights of... Read More
Hashim Sarkis and Paolo Baratta, Ca' Giustinian, 2019 © My Art Guides

Biennale Architettura 2020: Hashim Sarkis and Paolo Baratta Presented “How Will We Live Together?”


Today Curator Hashim Sarkis and President of La Biennale Paolo Baratta met the press at Ca’ Giustinian to announce theme and details of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition which will take place from May 23rd to November 29th, 2020... Read More
A New Architectural Utopia

Alserkal Avenue Summer Programme: Foretold Now

Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Alserkal Avenue
27/07 - 14/09 2019

“Foretold Now” Alserkal Avenue’s summer programme of debate, music and dialogue, starts 27 July and culminates on 14 September. Curated by by Dubai-based arts writer Kevin Jones, “Foretold Now” includes talks, a reading group,... Read More

Featured Exhibitions

13,700,000 km3

Art Space Pythagorion
04/08 - 30/09 2019

“13,700,000 km3” alludes to the volume of the Mediterranean Sea in cubic kilometers and it is the theme around which Art Space Pythagorion Summer exhibition develops. Starting by focusing on the local and the regional maritime politics, and expanding to the national and international, it considers how human activity and human interests impact upon the delicate balance of our planet’s ecosystem, and their repercussions, with the island of Samos and the Mediterranean at the epicenter, but also beyond. Artists explore issues of migrations, environmental, social, economic and geo-political discourse, tourism and environmentalism, the exhibition looks into the politics of the sea... Read More
Angela Svoronou , Depression Era, The Tourists – a campaign, 2015-ongoing.
Um Al Naar (Mother of Fire) (still), 2019 HD video, color, sound, 30:00 min. Courtesy the artist; Helena Anrather, New York; and The Third Line, Dubai. © Farah Al Qasimi

List Projects: Farah Al Qasimi

MIT List Visual Arts Center
30/07 - 20/10 2019

MIT Visual Art Centre in Cambridge, Massachusetts features the first US exhibition by Farah Al Qasimi. It includes the premiere of a new video “Um Al Naar” (Mother of Fire) (2019) and a selection of recent photographs. In her practice,... Read More
Doug Aitken, Exhibition view, Faurschou Foundation, 2019

Doug Aitken

Faurschou Foundation Beijing
23/03 - 04/08 2019

Faurschou Foundation hosts the first solo show in China by the American artist Doug Aitken. In his practice, Aitken mixes different mediums, integrating film, sound, photography, sculpture, performance, happenings, and site-specific installations. For... Read More
Rebecca Belmore, "The Named and the Unnamed", 2002

Rebecca Belmore: Facing the Monumental

Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
20/06 - 06/10 2019

The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal features the largest exhibition of the Canadian artist Rebecca Belmore which aims to be a major overview of the past 30 years. The show includes sculptures, installations, photography and videos, which... Read More
Garry Winogrand, Untitled, 1960

Garry Winogrand: Color

New York
Brooklyn Museum
03/05 - 08/12 2019

Garry Winogrand (1928–1984) is one of the most influential photographers of the twentieth century, almost exclusively known for his black-and-white images that pioneered a “snapshot aesthetic” in contemporary art. The show is a tribute to his nearly... Read More


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ritratto di JAN FABRE  autore dello spettacolo  "MY MOVEMENTS ARE ALONE  LIKE STREETDOGS " 
(NON IO festival  internazionale sullo spettacolo contemporaneoBOLOGNA - EX BOLOGNA MOTORI  - SAB 27 APRILE  2002)

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Daehyung Lee


Liliana Moro, Photo by Delfino Sisto Legnani.

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