The Frieze Artist Award is a major new initiative, inviting an emerging artist to realise a new site-specific work at Frieze London as part of the critically acclaimed Frieze Projects programme. The winner of the inaugural Frieze Artist Award is Mélanie Matranga. Matranga has created a series of online videos called ‘From A to B […]
This week on the blog we visited Bex & Arts, a Contemporary Sculpture Triennal in Switzerland; saw Bertrand Bonello at Centre Pompidou; passed by Peter Lindbergh at Gagosian Paris and Yoko Uhoda Gallery in Liège to see a show curated by Christophe Daviet-Thery; and finally ended with Neïl Beloufa at ICA in London.
In this first UK institutional exhibition of Neïl Beloufa’s work, the ICA show a selection of his latest works on film alongside recent sculptural works across the Lower Gallery and Theatre. These explore the representation of digital information systems and the often conflicting desires for openly available information within mass media. They are exhibited in […]
Filmmaker and musician Bertrand Bonello reformulates the links between film and music. At the same time as the complete retrospective of his 12 films presented at the Centre Pompidou (Le Pornographe, L’Apollonide, Saint Laurent, etc.), filmmaker and musician Bertrand Bonello is proposing a completely new project on the relationship between sound and image: a remix […]
This week we watched the films of Owen Land at HRLA; announced Patti Smith and her band at Fondation Cartier; announced the performance series Step and Repeat at MoCA Geffen; attended Secret Recipe‘s exhibition HaFo SaFo at 3 Days Awake in L.A.; stopped by Matias Faldbakken at Standard (Oslo); announced Clément Rodzielski at Chantal Crousel; invited you to […]
Human Resources Los Angeles screened 16mm films by the late Owen Land (born George Landow) this past weekend. Film curator Mark Webber on Owen Land: “Owen Land (formerly known as George Landow) was one of the most original American filmmakers of the 1960s and 1970s. His works fused an intellectual sense of reason with the […]
Miu Miu presents the 8th installment of Women’s Tales with a new smart phone app by polymath Miranda July. Somebody App is a new kind of texting app with the sweetest of intentions – to connect two strangers by delivering, in person, a friend’s text. The app works like this: “When you send your friend a message […]