An Opera for Animals was first staged at Para Site in Hong Kong between 23 March and 2 June 2019, with works by over 48 artists and collectives that use opera as a metaphor for modes of contemporary, cross-disciplinary art-making. The exhibition's second iteration takes up a large portion of the Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) in Shanghai (22 June–25...
Zoe Butt is the artistic director of The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre in Ho Chi Minh City, the first purpose-built space for contemporary art in Vietnam. Founded in March 2016, the Centre was designed by HTAP Architects in an old steel warehouse, with cargo shipping containers added to its structure. Initiated as a social enterprise...
即将于2019年7月13开幕的第二届 Condo Shanghai，联合上海7座画廊/艺术机构与14 家来自全球11个不同的城市，如东京、首尔、雅加达、巴尔的摩、洛杉矶、伦敦、纽约、危地马拉城、利马和墨西哥城，为实验性展览营造了一个更切实可行的国际环境。以下是Ocula的展览看点。周奥，《景观/对象WA》（2016）。橡木上固化油墨打印，左: 55.88 × 147.32 cm，中: 121.92 × 152.4 cm，右: 55.88 × 147.32 cm，图片提供：马凌画廊，上海。马凌画廊 × 80m2 Livia Benavides × LABOR × Proyectos Ultravioleta马凌画廊 |...
'Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.' – Arthur C. Clarke
It is fifty years since the release of Stanley Kubrick's epic science fiction adventure 2001 A Space Odyssey. Based on a story by Arthur C. Clarke, it came to define the space race generation's imaginative approach to the possibilities of a shared universe.
2018 is also the fiftieth anniversary of a small photograph taken by Apollo 8 crewman William Anders, sometimes regarded as the most influential photograph of all time. It appeared ubiquitously on the front page of newspapers around the world in December 1968, depicting Earthrise, a small blue planet - 'our home planet', as Anders described it, 'rising up above the stark and battered lunar horizon... the only colour against the deep blackness of space, beautiful and clearly delicate'.
Celebrating these half-century anniversaries (and in doing so stealing a march on the inevitable moon-landing celebrations of next year) Ingleby Gallery has brought together a stellar line up of historical and contemporary artists and thinkers exploring the rich territory of mankind's relationship with the cosmos.
The exhibition includes a series of vintage NASA photographs, including Ander's Earthrise, alongside selected historical works, such as pages from the 1639 edition of Johann Bayer's Uranometria, and the 1902 film A Trip to the Moon directed by Georges Méliès. These will be shown with works by international contemporary artists considering the relationship between the Earth and other planets. Artists featured will include David Austen, Ben Cauchi, Vija Celmins, Susan Derges, Richard Forster, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Marine Hugonnier, Alicja Kwade, Peter Liversidge, Jonny Lyons, Garry Fabian Miller, Cornelia Parker, Katie Paterson and Frank Walter.
Jacob's Ladder is presented in partnership with the University of Edinburgh's Centre for Research Collections with the exhibition Astronomy Victorious; a parallel display of rare books and objects spanning five centuries that begins with Galileo and Copernicus and moves into the present day with works by contemporary artists including Katie Paterson's Timepieces (2014) – a series of nine clocks that tell the time on the planets in our solar system - and Exposure (7 Hours of Light) July 2 by cameraless photographer Garry Fabian Miller. The two exhibitions consider the changing nature of humankind's understanding of the universe.
August: the month Edinburgh is aflame with comedians and spoken word performers vying to out-taboo one another. Amid such faux courage comes a reminder of the real danger of speaking freely: in the cause of love and beauty as well as politics.
Edinburgh is a city whose historic architecture has long played host every August – more or less willingly – to a plethora of different festivities: the flagship Edinburgh International Festival, the Fringe, but also the Book Festival, and even the Book Fringe (a collaboration between indie bookstores Lighthouse and the Golden Hare).
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