Topic: fine arts

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Memory ^ sentiment ^ body ^ space ^ object

“Memory ^ sentiment ^ body ^ space ^object – Dialogues across and between dance and art” is an interdisciplinary symposium that emerged from Body Space Object Roundtables at the School of Art and Design at Coventry University. It aims to consider how performative and material practices have articulated the embodied nature of memory and sentiment in relation to objects and space. Contributions are invited, registration is open! Continue reading


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Emissary in the Squat of Gods, by Ian Cheng

From April 23 to August 30, 2015, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo presents “Emissary in the Squat of Gods”, a solo exhibition of Ian Cheng, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Director of London’s Serpentine Galleries. In Cheng’s art, the protagonist is technology, viewed as the product of the natural evolution of human nature, which today has the power to modify our bodies as well as our perceptual abilities. His works are “something that’s in-between the genre of a video game and the genre of a movie…it’s kind of like a living story” Continue reading


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Ballade of Women for women’s right

Ballade of Women is an interactive installation that explores perspectives on women’s rights. Through the lens of the personal experience of three women, the exhibition offers an interactive narration on three fundamental themes: emancipation, self-determination and violence. In the installation, representations of three paintings are fragmented and float in the space; set on rotating spindles, these fragments resist attempts by the viewer to capture them as a whole. Thus, the screens only provide a complete view of the paintings at selected times and from specific view-points in the room… Continue reading


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Museum Expressions launches Museum Connections!

To celebrate its 20th Edition Museum Expressions, the gift and cultural marking trade show, launched Museum Connections, an innovative conference programme focusing on innovation in Museums which gathered key museum and cultural heritage actors from around the world. The event was held at Paris Porte de Versailles on January 21st & 22nd, 2015. Continue reading


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Join the International MAPSI Network!

Managing Arts Projects with Societal Impact (MAPSI) refers to a specialisation in management of artistic projects with societal impact and aims to create an international network focusing on educating cultural managers and facilitators to manage and mediate artistic and cultural projects with societal impact. Subscribe to MAPSI’s e-mailing list! Continue reading


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‘Relative Realities’ creates an interactive gallery experience in collaboration with Samsung

Collaboration between the Yuchengco Museum in the Philippines and Samsung has led to the launching of a new exhibition that explores the work of six Filipino artists through multimedia and new technology. ‘Relative Realities’, available for viewing until the 8th of September, encourages a more interactive gallery visit. Continue reading


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Collection of Palestinian Posters Nominated for the UNESCO Memory of the World

A collection of posters related to Palestine (Liberation Graphics Collection of Palestine Posters) by artists from all the world has been nominated to form part of the UNESCO Memory of the World Programme. Continue reading


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Collective Amnesia at Fundació Joan Miró

An international symposium and a workshop about the forgotten shanty towns on Montjuïc opened a space of discussion on the subject of memorials from the perspective of art and contemporary thought. With Collective Amnesia, it was explored the backside of a key concept of historiography in the last decades, namely “collective memory”, as formulated by Maurice Halbwachs. Continue reading


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New Tate Britain digital arts campaign works in sync with the current weather and traffic

Tate Britain art gallery in London has launched a new campaign that displays digital art to passing traffic on the A4 road that connects London with Heathrow Airport.The digital displays can be seen on the Ocean’s Two Towers West screen, and the images change automatically according to the time of day, the weather and the incoming flights. Continue reading


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‘Exploring the Media Boundaries’- an Asian and European collaboration

‘Exploring the Media Boundaries’, an art exhibition in Taiwan curated by Chien-Yu Huang, has been created to highlight the possible overlap between different digital media and technologies. Continue reading