With Monsoon Melody on view at WIELS, Brussels, her largest solo exhibition to date, Thao Nguyen Phan discusses her transition to film to explore colonial legacies and ecological destruction in Vietnam.
Los Angeles' art scene has a lot to offer during Frieze Los Angeles, with galleries, non-profits, and museums gearing up for the fair's second edition between 14 and 17 February 2020. In this Ocula Lowdown, Tessa Moldan lists a selection of the city's must-see shows.
Ack Ro' , Jaki Irvine's reflection on the fragility of life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, is an 'ambitious, holistic installation' staged like a 'wild disarray of interconnected yet fragmented pieces'.
The artist/musician Carsten Nicolai (born 1965) studied landscape architecture in Dresden through 1990. In 1994 he founded the Label raster-noton, he performed among others at the Centre Pompidou in 2008.Read More
Carsten Nicolai uses electronic sound and visual art as a kind of hybrid-tool to create his own microscopic view of creative processes. His world looks more like a laboratory-constantly morphing in space and time, influenced by the impulses of this media world, sound-the message as a code-becomes, the primary theme via visualised sound performance.
Carsten Nicolai participated at the Documenta X. in 1997. Installations of the Berlin based artist have been presented in 2005 by numerous institutions, for example at the Yamaguchi Center for Visual Arts and Media in Japan, the SMAK in Gent, the Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt am Main and the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin. On the occasion of his solo exhibition at the Haus Konstruktiv he received the Zürich-Prize of the city of Zurich in 2007. In the same year he was a Scholarship holder at the Villa Massimo in Rome. 2008 the Hamburger Kunsthalle presented Carsten Nicolai at the Galerie der Gegenwart with a solo exhibition.
Text courtesy Galerie Eigen + Art.
Artist and electronic musician Carsten Nicolai was born in Karl-Marx-Stadt (now known as Chemnitz) in East Germany and received his first solo gallery exhibition while studying landscape design in Dresden. Influenced by scientific reference systems and mathematics, Nicolai's work crosses between visual and sonic media, often making manifest the...
EIGEN+ART emerged in 1983 as an unofficial gallery project in the private loft of Gerd Harry "Judy" Lybke at Körnerplatz in Leipzig. The name is a play on "eigen" (to own") and "einzigartig" (unique). The artists he showed, including Neo Rauch, were active in the non-government (i.e. doctrinally mandated) sphere,...
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