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Salvo, Archivio Salvo, performance lecture, The Lecture Agency Salvo. A performance lecture I’ve never written
The Lecture Agency |

  The period that anticipates Salvo’s leap to painting has often been described with a narcissistic flavor, that of the artist-author in the front row. The absence of his face in his subsequent work does …

"I… I… I…", 2019. Image credit: © Ryan Gander. Courtesy the artist and Esther Schipper, Berlin. Image Andrea Rossetti. Ryan Gander. The whisper perspective
Marco Antelmi |

Ryan Gander’s body of work fully reflects theories about the reality of the virtual. Professor, amateur philosopher – as he likes to define himself – and TV presenter, the artist from Chester (UK, born 1976) …

Art Workers Italia, AVI, COVID-19, pandemic, crisis, economy, art workers, Italia, Italy, contemporary art Art Workers Italia | Manifesto
Droste Effect |

    The following manifesto was first published by Art Workers Italia on Labor Day, May 1st, 2020. You can learn how to be a part of the project at this link.   Who is …

Scott Burton, The Lecture Agency, Lecture on Self Scott Burton. Lecture on Self
The Lecture Agency |

Scott Burton’s 1973 performance lecture     The Lecture Agency is a research platform, based on forms of radical pedagogy, which includes on its website a library of manifestos and other fundamental texts aimed at …

REPLICA, Francesco Pedraglio, Juan de la cosa, Villa Vertua Masolo Spoken Narratives. A Book Show by REPLICA
Droste Effect |

REPLICA presents Spoken Narratives, a collection of artist books by Francesco Pedraglio, Juan de la Cosa   Droste Effect: This is the first year of REPLICA, and after the first year more concrete perspectives and …

Berlin, Fuck Off Google, transmediale festival, Shmoogle, Desperately Seeking SMASH THE SHMOOGLEARCHY. When Andy Kaufman meets Google?
Droste Effect |

Review by: Mária Horváthová   Since when is becoming the thing you hate a good idea? If there’s one thing I take from transmediale festival this year, it is this mantra which I’ve since pinned …

“Arte Magia e Capitalismo” Salvator Rosa gallery, exhibition view. Photos by Ela Bialkowska, OKNO studio The Wizards of Capitalism. A conversation with Juan Pablo Macías
Vincenzo Estremo |

In an age in which the global art market governs the artistic practice, from the margins of the art world – the peripheral city of Livorno – departs an analysis with multiple voices. The event …

Hillary Clinton's visit at Kenneth Goldsmith's HILLARY: The Hillary Clinton Emails, curated by Francesco Urbano Ragazzi, exhibition view, © Giorgio De Vecchi. Gerda Studio 2019 Francesco Urbano Ragazzi. Making Re-Reality Manifest
Marco Antelmi |

A conversation with curators Francesco Urbano Ragazzi     Francesco Urbano Ragazzi is a curatorial duo formed in 2005, whose research focuses on redefining the commission and the theoretical foundation of the work of art …

Artissima, desire, Anna Franceschini, Villa Straylight, 2019, Vistamare, #ArtissimaLive Darkest Desire. Artissima 2019
Vincenzo Estremo |

In Darkest Desire, Anthony Schmitz turns the Brothers Grimm on their heads, retelling the story of Little Red Riding Hood from the wolf’s perspective. It is not clear if the art world works out like …

Namsal Siedlecki, Artissima, Magazzino #ArtissimaLive Interview with Namsal Siedlecki
Marco Antelmi |

Namsal Siedlecki (1986, USA) may be considered an artist of the transformation. In his practice, he brings together considerations on public and private space, institutional processes, art history and science, with a focus on chemical …

Sara Enrico, Mirroring, 2019 bronzo, neoprene, filo di seta 20x130x140 cm ca courtesy the artist photo: Beppe Giardino A Conversation With Sara Enrico and Andrea Respino
Vincenzo Estremo |

By using different materials and visual references to construct their narrative, Sara Enrico and Andrea Respino created the exhibition «Mai un vestito dunque, adeguato» at Quartz Studio in Turin. A few days ago I met …

Lynne Cohen, Galerie In Situ, Artissima 2019, Back to the Future, Artissima, Torino, Turin, contemporary art, art fair #ArtissimaLive Back to the Future: 10 Years in Retrospect
Droste Effect |

    Artissima celebrates a decade of Back to the Future   To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Back to the Future section at Italy’s contemporary art fair Artissima in Turin, research has been …

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