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Floraphilia. Revolution of Plants photo: Tamara Lorenz

FLOROPHILIA. REVOLUTION OF PLANTS

We can recently observe an avid interest in the topic of flora among artists and curators. Does this “green revolution” result from the upcoming climate disaster, or does it originate from other processes?

Liliana Piskorska

OP ENHEIM | OP_Young – THE FIVE LUCKY FINALISTS

It is no secret that this year has been a tough one for many. Yet, in all the struggle and hardship we have endured in the past couple of months we have also been able to witness acts of kindness, friendly help…

Manifesta Opening, 30.08.2020, courtesy: VOST OB

PHOTOSTORY: MANIFESTA 13 MARSEILLE

Manifesta – the European Nomadic Biennial was opened 28 August in Marseille, after a postponement from June. For the first time in its history, Manifesta 13 Marseille is more than just one major programme of visual arts…

IS ART GOOD IN BED? THE NEW FORM OF EXHIBITION

First an artist’s face appears on a screen. I can see she’s in a gallery space – white walls are visible behind her with paintings hanging on them. The artist talks to the camera, checks the sound quality, asks if we can hear her…

Jouissance, Marek Wodzisławski fot.Bartosz Górka

MAREK WODZISŁAWSKI: DEATH AND BLISS

What unites death and bliss? How and when do the borders between what’s animal and human blur? And does the consciousness foster or hinder one’s achievement of the state of bliss, in other words the eponymous jouissance…

_Teresa Tyszkiewicz, courtesy of the artist and Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź (1)

TERESA TYSZKIEWICZ. MY BODY IS A MEDIUM

How does one examine his own physicality and its limits? Is it by measuring and observing what extreme experiences lead us to? Is it by confronting the matter that surrounds us?

Niki de Saint Phalle. Tarot Garden. 1991. Lithograph, 23.7 x 31.5″ (60.3 x 80 cm). © 2020 NIKI CHARITABLE ART FOUNDATION. Photo: Ed Kessler

NIKI WHO TAMED THE DRAGONS

MoMA PS1 has announced it will present the first New York museum exhibition of visionary feminist and activist artist Niki de Saint Phalle. The survey ”Structures for Life” will highlight her interdisciplinary approach and engagement with key…