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  • Pakui Hardware at The Lithuanian National Museum of Art

    Pakui Hardware at The Lithuanian National Museum of Art

    Artist: Pakui Hardware Title: Inflammation Exhibition Environment and Landscape Architects: Išora x Lozuraitytė studio (Petras Išora-Lozuraitis and Ona Lozuraitytė-Išorė) Curator: Valentinas Klimašauskas Project Coordinator: Evaldas Stankevičius Venue: The Lithuanian National Museum of Art Light Artist: Eugenijus Sabaliauskas Design: Vytautas Volbekas Translation: Alexandra Bondarev A scorched landscape emerges on the retina strained by twilight. On the…

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  • Katarzyna Depta-Garapich, Małgorzata Mirga-Tas at SKALA

    Katarzyna Depta-Garapich, Małgorzata Mirga-Tas at SKALA

    Artists: Katarzyna Depta-Garapich, Małgorzata Mirga-Tas Title: YOU ATE THREE HUNDRED DEVILS curator: Marta LisokVenue: galeria SKALA, Poznan Due to the great power attributed to it, the name of this species was shrouded in taboo. It was replaced by terms imitating the ferocious sound it made or words referring to its special status in beliefs. It…

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  • Attila Bagi at ENA Viewing Space

    Attila Bagi at ENA Viewing Space

    Exhibition Title: Clear like the shape of memoriesArtist: Attila BagiCurators: Peter BenczeVenue: ENA Viewing Space, BudapestDuration: 1 July – 4 August 2023Photo: Áron Weber Attila Bagi’s paintings and mural compositions are fragile, ethereal mosaics evoking the infinite transformation of perception into memory and experience. The fragments, eternally distorting and decomposing, suddenly surfacing or sinking, are…

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  • Natalia Janula & Joanna Wierzbicka at Generation and Display Gallery

    Natalia Janula & Joanna Wierzbicka at Generation and Display Gallery

    Title: I may have bitten off more than I can chewArtists: Natalia Janula & Joanna WierzbickaCurator: Amelie MckeeVenue: Generation and Display Gallery, London “Mom says you become what you eat. Hence, I used to lick the meat off  the fishbones  of mackerel and reassemble them into the shape it was in.  The immortal world that I believe with many alternatives. Ways of living,  farmed to table, nursed for education, production for consumption, meal  per person, collective living. Making sense, making asss sensing.   ‘Think, dream and act according to what you eat and drink.’  Recognized  by futuristic movement,  cooking and eating became subservient to the aesthetic experience, fetishized and fantasized upon layers of reality, a camera obscurain a moving castle.  Life moments await me to capture, to preserve, to ferment, for digestion.   Good gut material.  Good cut bacteria. Good Gut bacteria “text by Ada Hao I may have bitten off more than I can chew comes from an ongoing dialogue between artists Natalia Janula…

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  • Meet the Winning Artist: Peter Cvik

    The 28th STRABAG Artaward International has just announced the winning artists. The award, which focuses on painting and drawing, is one of the country’s most highly endowed private art prizes. Initially limited to Austrian artists, it expanded in 2009 to include international participants. The prize consists of a main prize and four recognition awards, totalling…

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  • Eliska Konecna at eastcontemporary

    Eliska Konecna at eastcontemporary

    Artist: Eliska Konecna Title: ‘A Dry Place to Fall’ Venue: eastcontemporary, Milan Photography: Tiziano Ercoli What is fascinating about Eliška Konečná’s work is that it reflects both tendencies and concerns of the young generation of Czech artists (she graduated from the Painting Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague in 2020) while detaching…

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  • Trin Alt & Zuza Golińska at RAVNIKAR GALLERY SPACE

    Trin Alt & Zuza Golińska at RAVNIKAR GALLERY SPACE

    Artists: Trin Alt & Zuza Golińska Venue: RAVNIKAR GALLERY SPACE, Ljubljana Curator: Lara Mejač Title: Scorching Photos: Mario Zupanov Visual artists Trin Alt and Zuza Golińska create site-specific environments which often refer to post-apocalyptic fantasies and aesthetics, while reflecting on the possible destinies of our planet in the light of accelerating capitalism, climate change, and…

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  • Group show at Kogo Gallery

    Group show at Kogo Gallery

    Artists: Darja Popolitova, Sabīne Vernere, Elīna VītolaCurator: Šelda PuķīteTitle: TriquetraVenue: Kogo Gallery, TartuPhotos: Roman-Sten Tõnissoo Humans often have a tendency to view the world as a binary entity where all things and actions can be categorised into simple oppositions. This creates an illusion of control and a promise of harmony. At the same time, imagining…

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  • Group Show at tranzit.sk

    Group Show at tranzit.sk

    Artists: Eglė Budvytytė (LT/NL), Kasha Potrohosh (UA/SK), Viktória Revická (SK), Jura Shust (BY/DE), Ádám Ulbert (HU), Alicja Wysocka (PL/NL)Curator: Flóra Gadó / HUVenue: tranzit.sk, Bratislava Photos: isonative The exhibition is inspired by recent interest in spiritual worldviews and the revival of ancient knowledge in contemporary art. In times of crisis such as the current one, it…

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  • Kristina Õllek at Kogo Gallery

    Kristina Õllek at Kogo Gallery

    Artist: Kristina Õllek Title: Waters of Hypoxic Slime and Tropic Lime Venue: Kogo Gallery, Tartu 3.5 billion years ago, being present then and now,the oldest known organism is living among us. The catalyst and the changer of Earth’s life forms,creating the oxygenic atmosphere as we know and breathe.Breathe breathe breathe, say hello to cyanobacteria. At…

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  • Curator’s Table w Vesselina Sarieva

    Curator’s Table w Vesselina Sarieva

    What you are doing right now? Currently I’m curating Rudi Ninov’s exhibition ‘Voice Lines’ for his solo booth at the Art Brussels fair. We’re creating an artist catalogue which will represent his works and visions. This works evoke a variety of associations that can be related to written language, symbols, heard sounds or simple musical…

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  • 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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  • 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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  • FaceOrFactory at Aksioma Project Space

    FaceOrFactory at Aksioma Project Space

    Artists: FaceOrFactory (Aljaz Rudolf and Eva Smrekar) Title: The Face of Corporate Building Venue: Aksioma | Project Space, Ljubljana Photos: Miha Fras The Face of Corporate Building is a research project that explores various strategies of formulating narratives and specific rhetorical patterns that are crucial in creating artistic NFT platforms. The process of documenting and…

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    OPEN CALL Pályázati felhívás fiatal magyar származású női alkotók számára   A Katarzyna Kozyra Alapítvány (Lengyelország) és közreműködő partnerei örömmel hívják fel a figyelmet egy nyílt pályázati lehetőségre a pályafutásuk kezdetén lévő, fiatal női alkotók számára. A felhívás a Secondary Archive – közép-kelet-európai nőművészek online archívumában való részvételre vonatkozik. A platform nemzetközi információforrásként szolgál a régió…

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