ANNOUNCEMENTS

SUMMA ART FAIR

April 24, 2014

Second annual SUMMA Contemporary Art Fair

SUMMA Contemporary Art Fair sets a new date for contemporary art and its related market this September 18–21, following a first edition held successfully in 2013, and once again located within the Matadero, one of the most visited spaces on the Madrid scene. This second edition boasts the artistic direction of the curators Eva González-Sancho and Juan de Nieves.  Conceived as a fair with an international vocation, in this edition SUMMA... continue reading

bitforms

April 24, 2014
Daniel Canogar, AC, 2014. Discarded calculator, wood, projector, multimedia player, 134.6 x 60 x 38 cm. Photo: John Berens.
Daniel Canogar, AC, 2014. Discarded calculator, wood, projector, multimedia player, 134.6 x 60 x 38 cm. Photo: John Berens.

Daniel Canogar at bitforms

bitforms gallery is pleased to announce Small Data, a second solo exhibition in New York with Daniel Canogar. Featuring the premiere of a new series, the exhibit includes nine video projection-mapped objects that are intimate in scale. Based in Spain, Canogar is renowned internationally for his use of discarded electronic materials in his photography, video, sculpture and installations. Finding inspiration in the archeology of new media, he... continue reading

Michel Rein Paris/Brussels

April 24, 2014
Abigail DeVille, Haarlem Tower of Babel, 2012. Exhibition view, Fore, Studio Museum Harlem, 2012. Courtesy the artist and Michel Rein, Paris/Brussels. Photo: LaToya Ruby Frazier.
Abigail DeVille, Haarlem Tower of Babel, 2012.
Exhibition view, Fore, Studio Museum Harlem, 2012.
Courtesy the artist and Michel Rein, Paris/Brussels.
Photo: LaToya Ruby Frazier.

Michel Rein Paris/Brussels now represents Abigail DeVille

Abigail DeVille's work is comprised of archaeological constructs imbued with cultural and historical cues, referencing canonical sculptures from recent art history, contemporary social issues, and the movement of solar bodies. DeVille is concerned with narratives of displacement and marginalization. Through the materiality of her installations and sculptures, she makes hidden social landscapes visible. She shares critical feelings about the... continue reading

REVIEWS

Teresa Margolles’s “El Testigo”
CENTRO DE ARTE DOS DE MAYO (CA2M), Madrid
Teresa Margolles, PM 2010, 2012.

by OCTAVIO ZAYA

The testimony of the witness still has an important place among many artists and writers who identify their works with activist politics, dissidence, the subaltern, and the liberation strategies particularly favored in the last decade of the twentieth century. However, in these times, in which human testimony has been displaced... continue reading

Terence Gower’s “Baghdad Case Study”
LABOR, Mexico City
View of Terence Gower, “Baghdad Case Study,” LABOR, Mexico City, 2014.

by ADAM KLEINMAN

On May 13, 1846, United States President James K. Polk went before Congress and asked for a declaration of war against Mexico. His rallying cry: “American blood has been shed on American soil.” While eleven Americans were killed and six more were wounded in what is now known as the... continue reading

Heman Chong’s “Of Indeterminate Time Or Occurrence”
FOST GALLERY, Singapore
View of Heman Chong’s “Of Indeterminate Time Or Occurrence,” FOST Gallery, Singapore, 2014.

by MICHAEL LEE

With his latest deliberation on narrative, text, and the future, Heman Chong offers a handsome presentation of paintings, text pieces, and a found book in his new solo exhibition “Of Indeterminate Time Or Occurrence” at Singapore’s FOST Gallery. Greeting you on one wall is a series of small paintings—organized in... continue reading

DOSSIER

Mean Girls: Keren Cytter and “Vengeance”

by MELISSA GRONLUND

“I’m so excited,” a young woman says, about an advertising meeting that would make your eyes water with boredom. “Don’t worry, that’ll pass,” her older colleague replies. It’s a flat cliché, and he delivers it with a withering smile of self-congratulation. The woman appears put down, but you get the feeling that’s... continue reading

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