Renato Leotta at Madragoa, Lisbon

Renato Leotta
AMICIZIA
installation view

 

MADRAGOA is currently presenting AMICIZIA, the second solo exhibition by Renato Leotta at the gallery and in Portugal. (more…)

Die andere Seite by Massimiliano Tommaso Rezza at Colli Independent Art Gallery, Rome


Die andere Seite, the fifth project room made by Massimiliano Tommaso Rezza and curated by Daniela Cotimbo at Colli Independent Art Gallery in Rome, opens this Friday 22 September at 6:00pm. (more…)

Aimée Zito Lema at Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam

Installation detail: Imprinted Mater, fragment of an archive image (Archivo General de la Nación Argentina Dpto. Doc. Fotográficos), Looiersgracht 60, 2017. 

 

Looiersgracht 60 is presenting the first major institutional exhibition in the Netherlands by Dutch-Argentine artist Aimée Zito LemaImprinted Mater. A specifically commissioned on-site project will be exhibited alongside a selection of new works. (more…)

Sam Porritt at c-o-m-p-o-s-i-t-e, Brussels

Installation view ‘Lonely target’:
Lost and Found
Up and Out
Magic, Aluminium, clay, fabric, polystyrene, 127 x 15 x 99 cm, unique, 2017
©Sam Porritt

 
‘How do you ward off the infection?’ asked the Dirty Cleaner. ‘Obviously, I don’t’ the Sick Doctor replied. ‘What do you mean by that?’ Inquired the Stupid Teacher slow-wittedly. ‘Well it’s obvious that she doesn’t!’ The Tireless Patient answered in place of the doctor. ‘I’m getting fond of its effects,’ explained the Willing Hostage. ‘I don’t seem to have that problem’, countered the Inhospitable Host. ‘But just how contagious is this thing? What should I know? What can I do?’ the Diligent Dilettante asked again. ‘It’ll kill us all’ uttered the Dead Undertaker. ‘Then we’ll have to find a cure’ the Lost Explorer proposed. ‘I’ll follow you but at a distance’ the Timid Adventurer murmured. ‘You go, I’m staying here’, the Lazy Runner sighed. ‘Whatever the cost’ the Poor Banker assured, ‘I’ll finance the whole thing.’ The Consistent Hypocrite spoke next adding: ‘Go with your guts and a cool head and always remember that going back is the best way forward, all else is purposeful folly.’ ‘But what will I say to the people?’ The Democratic Dictator enquired undecidedly. ‘I agree!’ The Leaderless Follower volunteered with unthinking haste. ‘Let me take care of that!’ The Irrelevant Artist and the Powerless Politician yelled in unison. So they tried, and to no avail. The pandemic transmitted by wifi swept all before it. (more…)

Sergei Eisenstein: The Anthropology of Rhythm at Nomas Foundation, Rome


The exhibition Sergei Eisenstein: The Anthropology of Rhythm is currently on display at Nomas Foundation in Rome. Numerous documents from Eisenstein’s archives – The Russian State Archive of Literature and Arts (RGALI) and The National Film Foundation of Russian Federation (Gosfilmofond) – are exhibited for the first time, including notebooks, drawings, film footage and photographs. (more…)

Simone Forti: To Play the Flute at Museo del Novecento, Milan

Simone Forti, Huddle, 1961. Performed at Le Mouvement—Performing the City, Biel/Bienne, 2014. Performance, 10 minutes. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © 2017 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: Meyer & Kangangi. Photo courtesy the artist.

 

Curated by Bruna Roccasalva and Vincenzo de Bellis

Museo del Novecentoand Fondazione Furla present Simone Forti: To Play the Flute, a selection of performances by the Italian-born American artist, choreographer and dancer that will fill the Museo del Novecento’s Sala Fontana with sound and movement for three days. Simone Forti: To Play the Flute is the first event in Furla Series #01—Time after Time, Space after Space, a performance-centered program that will showcase five artists by different generations and backgrounds, showing a range of approaches to this form of expression. (more…)