Category: easttopics

  • Argišt Alaverdyan, Jozef Mrva at stone projects

    Argišt Alaverdyan, Jozef Mrva at stone projects

    Artists: Argišt Alaverdyan, Jozef Mrva Venue: stone projects, Prague Text: Peter Sit Title: Spambot Fiction Spambot Fiction is the second co-exhibition of Argišt Alaverdyan and Jozef Mrva. The materially different approaches connect common themes, which the authors approach differently.  Alaverdyan’s paintings, whose figures emerge from the unconscious in a collage of the reality of life…

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  • Curator’s Table w Lenka Bakes

    Curator’s Table w Lenka Bakes

    What comes to your mind in connection with contemporary art when you hear the word “budget”? The word “budget” contains all of this; there has always been and always will be a shortage of financial budgets. I don’t question that it’s just how it is. But what bothers me in the current context is the…

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  • Evelīna Deičmane at Kim?

    Evelīna Deičmane at Kim?

    Artist: Evelīna Deičmane Title: Tanzorgan Curator: Zane Onckule Venue: kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia Photography: Ansis Starks / all images copyright and courtesy of the artist and kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga At the heart of Evelīna Deičmane’s third solo show at Kim? Contemporary Art Centre lies a deeply personal/sensitive concern – which nevertheless remains…

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  • Šimon Sýkora at Polansky Gallery

    Šimon Sýkora at Polansky Gallery

    Artist: Šimon Sýkora Title: Outskirts Venue: Polansky Gallery, Prague Often we are told that our information technologies alienate us. Go offline, take a walk in the forest, leave the city for the weekend, or a month if you can afford it, find authentic connections with nature, with other people, with yourself. Just put your phone…

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  • Apparatus 22 at Suprainfinit Gallery 

    Apparatus 22 at Suprainfinit Gallery 

    Artist: Apparatus 22  Title: Of Pleasure: The Learnings and Strange Fortunes of Atletica Ideal  Venue: Suprainfinit Gallery , Bucharest, Romania The solo exhibition of the art collective Apparatus 22 at Suprainfinit Gallery is a truly daring proposal for a major leap into the future ~ the unknown ~ utopia, in order to bring into dialogue fresh…

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  • Karolina Jabłońska at Raster Gallery

    Karolina Jabłońska at Raster Gallery

    Artists: Karolina Jabłońska Title: Cold Venue: Raster Gallery, Warszaw Cold. Cold prevails outside. Snow has even fallen, and when we open our lips, our breath turns into clouds of fog, quickly rising in the wintry air. When it blows harder, locks of hair stick to the face. Snowflakes fall over the head, hair, eyebrows, and…

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  • Interview with Vít Havránek, Member of the Jury, STRABAG Artaward International 2021–2023

    Interview with Vít Havránek, Member of the Jury, STRABAG Artaward International 2021–2023

    What makes the CCE regions’ art scene unique? Each region that shares a past, common milestones, exchanges and traumas is specific. Central and Eastern Europe is interlinked by the fact that it was part of the policies of the multi-ethnic Habsburg monarchy, in addition to being a recourse to it. In the nineteenth century, modernization…

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  • Inside Job at Šopa Gallery

    Inside Job at Šopa Gallery

    Artists: Inside Job / Ula Lucińska & Michał Knychaus Title: Whispers from the Cracked Horizon Venue: Šopa Gallery,  Košice Curator: Michal Stolárik Photos: Tatiana Takáčová Indistinct whispering gradually merges into background noise. Only familiar references, shapes, colours and materials remain, activating memories, ambiguous emotions and flashbacks of nostalgia for situations yet to be experienced. An…

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  • Klára Hosnedlová at Lyon Biennale 2022

    Klára Hosnedlová at Lyon Biennale 2022

    Artist: Klára Hosnedlová Title: 16th Lyon Biennale manifesto of fragility Curators: Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath Venue: Lyon Biennale, Fagor Factories, Lyon, France Photos: all images copyright and courtesy of the artists and ©Lyon Biennale Klára Hosnedlová’s corporeal, immersive installations address utopian visions and imagine our future, post-nature selves. Interweaving architectural elements with performance, sculpture and also…

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  • Laura Põld and Andres Tolts at Kogo Gallery

    Laura Põld and Andres Tolts at Kogo Gallery

    Artists: Laura Põld, Andres ToltsCurator: Šelda Puķīte Title: Common Threads, Polar Bear and Elephant Venue: Kogo Gallery, Tartu Photos: Marje Eelma This year’s final exhibition at Kogo Gallery is by Laura Põld and the late Estonian art classic Andres Tolts (1949–2014). Although they represent two different generations and the histories attached to them, both seem…

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  • Nika Kupyrova at Bildraum

    Nika Kupyrova at Bildraum

    Artist: Nika Kupyrova Title: Woman in Green Text by Kathrin Heinrich Photography by Janine Schranz Video installation by Gerald Zahn and Nika Kupyrova Venue: Bildraum, Vienna Crime and Embellishment A scene is set: the swimming pool glistening in the fractured sunlight of an unsettled autumn day, leaves strewn about the cobblestone ground, the doors of…

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  • Group show at Pragovka Gallery

    Group show at Pragovka Gallery

    Artists: Veronika Šrek Bromová, Petra Čížková, Viktor Fuček, Julia Gryboś a Barbora Zentková, Eliška Hanuš a Haštal Hapka, Vendula Chalánková, Petra Janda, Pille-Riin Jaik a Nazira Karimi, ka3ka3, Maud Kotasová, Tomas Kotík a Daniel Vlček, Judita Levitnerová, Petr Lysáček, Kristýna Manchart, Martina Nosková, Lucie Nováčková, Martin Pondělíček, Pavel Příkaský, Eva Rotreklová, Tomáš Samek, Denisa Půbalová, Ladislav…

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  • 7th Vilnius Biennial of Ceramic Art “(Al)chemy”

    7th Vilnius Biennial of Ceramic Art “(Al)chemy”

    Title: The (Al)chemists of time or a monumental wordBiennial’s artistic director: Agnė Šemberaitė.Coordinators: Rūta Šipalytė, Eglė Einikytė-Narkevičienė, Evelina Juncienė, Rasa Justaitė-Gecevičienė, Solveiga Gutautė, Jurga Jasinskaitė, Valdas Pukevičius.Biennial selection committee: Rita Mikučionytė, Monika Patuszyńska, Evelina Januškaitė, Rūta Šipalytė, Rytas JakimavičiusAuthor of the exhibition: Milena PirštelienėOrganizer: Lithuanian Artists’ Association’s Arka GalleryDesign: Mantas Ramanauskas No matter what you…

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  • Lilith’s Legacy at Easttopics

    Lilith’s Legacy at Easttopics

    Artists: Andrea Júlia Fajgerné Dudás and Orsolya Oláh Title: Woman Flat Venue:  Easttopics, Budapest Photos: Dávid Tóth Woman Flat not only marks ten years of the group’s existence, but also celebrates the 50th anniversary of American feminist artist Judy Chicago’s cult feminist exhibition, installation and performance entitled Womanhouse(1972). Judy Chicago’s and Canadian feminist artist Miriam…

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  • Group show at eastcontemporary

    Group show at eastcontemporary

    Artists: Ania Bąk, Jakub Czyszczoń, Piotr Bury Łakomy, Inside Job (Ula Lucińska and Michał Knychaus), Daniel Koniusz, Mateusz Sadowski  Title: Minimo uno. Massimo due Venue:  eastcontemporary, Milan Photos: Tiziano Ercoli 1. Fragment (definition): a small separate entity that has been broken off from a larger unity. 2. The existence of a fragment implies the loss…

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