Museums & Institutions
With: !Mediengruppe Bitnik, Anonymous, Cory Arcangel, Aram Bartholl, Heath Bunting, Simon Denny, Eva and Franco Mattes, Seth Price, Robert Sakrowski, Hito Steyerl, Valentina Tanni
There is a parallel world beneath the surface of the Internet: the Darknet is an encrypted, invisible network that cannot be accessed by conventional browsers or search engines but is nevertheless used by millions. Forms of organisation, structures and communications systems which penetrate everyday life but which are largely unknown to the public will be examined with the help of other artists, theoreticians and hackersRead On...
We have entered the era of “Big Neuroscience.” The goal of the United States’ Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative is to map the activity of every neuron in the human brain, and the mission of the European Union’s Human Brain Project (HBP) is to construct realistic simulations of the human brain.Read On...
Thinking about South-America’s painting, not its origin, but his retelling, is a task that points directly to a discussion of the history of the territory in which we live in. The displacements of popular/traditional painting, in moments that are close to the primitivism of their themes, invariably ends up becoming something of a personal nature.Read On...
Zimbabwean artist Michele Mathison makes sculptures that seem to drag Modernism’s idealism through the mud of contemporary reality. In the process, Mathison’s works themselves become mini-monuments to a new understanding of both the brutality and integrity of labour.Read On...
Anna Dumitriu is well known for creating The VRSA Dress and The MRSA Quilt which were made from so-called ‘superbugs’. To create those works she grew bacteria onto textiles and used natural and clinical antibiotics to create patterns (sterilised prior to exhibition).Read On...
Partenheimer’s work is essentially abstract; his drawings and paintings, caught seemingly on the verge of dissolution, are remarkable for their fragile beauty, whilst sculpture and ceramic work, suggesting some usefulness, remain elusive with respect to any specific function.Read On...