Cinga Samson 's paintings lay bare the complex relationship between contemporary life, African traditions, globalisation, and representation. His strikingly sombre portraits contain similarities to those of contemporary painters such as Toyin Ojih Odutola, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Kehinde Wiley , Florine Démosthène, and Tunji...
Seismic Movements , the fifth Dhaka Art Summit, plotted movements, solidarities, and exchanges across the Global South with over 500 artists, scholars, curators, and thinkers.
At the freshly opened Winsing Art Place in Taipei, works by Vietnamese-Danish artist Danh Vo are being presented in Taiwan for the first time. In this video, the founder of Winsing Arts Foundation, Jenny Yeh, introduces Vo's exhibition.
Starting from the observation of his native environment, the Argentinian artist Santiago Taccetti (b. 1974, Argentina) investigates everyday life's fundamentals, recreating the multilayered and sedimented reality that characterise our contemporary days. Santiago Taccetti's production is a searching voyage into the constant changing of the urban territory with which he establish an intimate relation, sampling details that re-emerge in his works. By the use of materials and elements taken from our ordinary life, his works can trig in the viewer a sense of familiarity but—at the same time—they underline the contradictions of our society.Read More
Santiago Taccetti (1974, Buenos Aires, Argentina) lives and works in Berlin. He has exhibited works in venues such as Cabaret Voltaire at Manifesta 11 in Zürich (2016), 1857 in Oslo (2014), Retrospective Gallery and the Baryshnicov Art Center in New York (2014), Centre d'Art Santa Monica and CCCB (Barcelona, 2010), CC San Martin and CC Recoleta in Buenos Aires (2009), Istituto Italo Latinoamericano in Rome (2008), La Panaderia in Mexico City (2001). Recent solo shows include: Levy.Delval (Bruxelles, 2018), L'ascensore (Palermo, 2016), Rolando Anselmi (Berlin, 2015), Hus Gallery (London, 2015), SAS (Berlin, 2013), Club Midnight Gallery (Berlin, 2013). Recent group shows include: Rolando Anselmi (Berlin, 2017; 2014; Atina, 2016), Museo Archeologico e d'Arte della Maremma (Grosseto, 2017), Body Holes at Berlin Biennial (Berlin, 2016), Comedy Club (Berlin, 2016), Volkspark Pankow (Berlin, 2016).
Text courtesy Rolando Anselmi.
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