The winner of the Silver Lion at the 2013 Venice Biennale, Camille Henrot’s anxiety ridden Grosse Fatigue is a 13-minute attempt to apprehend the history of the universe. The ambition of the video project is tempered by Henrot’s fascination with popular mythology, hybridity and the ‘other’—ideas that characterize her practice as the work of an observer, a cosmologist who wilfully misleads and casts doubts on her subjects.Read More
Based in New York and Paris, Henrot’s practice spans video, drawing, sculpture and sculpture. Her work has been exhibited at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, the Centre Pompidou, the Musée d’Art Moderne, the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, the New Orleans Museum of Art, and the 55th Venice Biennale. In 2010, she was nominated for the Prix Marcel Duchamp, and in 2013, she was the recipient of the Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship in Washington, DC, where she produced the video Grosse Fatigue.
A replacement has not yet been named for Fatos Üstek following her resignation.
Don Sunpil, Camille Henrot, and Mire Lee examine various states of the body in three concurrent shows.
Diana Campbell Betancourt, artistic director of the Samdani Foundation and chief curator of the Dhaka Art Summit, discusses her curatorial practice, including her curated group show Fabric(ated) Fractures, currently on view at Alserkal Avenue in Dubai.
'The ICA Singapore's galleries are the curatorial arms of LASALLE; while drawing on the resources of the college, they also reach outwards, creating bridgesbetween communities of artists and the public.' Melanie Pocock discusses her curatorial work within ICA Singapore.
Strange Days: Memories of the Future is overwhelming: complex, at times annoying and confusing, repetitive, uplifting and baffling. Like life, really. Films and videos by 21 artists are spread over
The Earth and sun led humans to structure time in days and years; the rotation of the moon gave calendars months. But weeks? There is no astronomical or other natural reason for such a unit of time.
Anchoring Miami Art Week, the 15th edition of the Art Basel in Miami Beach arrives at the Miami Beach Convention Center from 1-4 December with 269 galleries from 29 countries in tow, including 21 exhibitors who are new to the fair’s US edition. This will be the first edition of the fair under the directorship of Noah Horowitz, the former...
Mondays are meaningful: they represent small beginnings, opening the week with new possibilities and challenges ahead. Mondays can also be dominated by a deep melancholy, as we retreat from spiritual considerations and return to the mundane matters of the week. “I don’t care if Monday’s blue,” sang the Cure. But French...