5 to see. this weekend

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6 Luglio 2019
Grazia Di Michele e Rossana Casale – Gli amori diversi
6 Luglio 2019

5 to see. this weekend

Selected shows look at new technologies in photography, science and medicine,
documenting economic and environmental realities in the US and around the world.

On Earth, Rencontres d’Arles

Foam Amsterdam brings together 25 artists using innovative techniques to reflect on relationships between humans and nature. Social media, search engines, Google Maps and VR become tools for understanding the landscape.

Image: Lucas Foglia, Kate in an EEG Study of Cognition in the Wild, Strayer Lab, University of Utah, Utah. © Lucas Foglia.> Read more

Yang Fudong: Beyond GOD and Evil – Preface, Marian Goodman Gallery, London

Fudong’s visual language is that of dreamlike mystery, featuring silent characters and idyllic scenes. This exhibition interprets life during the Song Dynasty, recording the process of making epic durational performances.

Image: Yang Fudong, The Light That I Feel.> Read more

Wellcome Photography Prize 2019, London

The Wellcome Photography Prize captures personal stories of people living with illness around the world whilst looking towards advances in science and medicine. 2019’s winners investigate the evolving role of robotics.

Image: Shroud, Rhône Glacier, 2018. Simon Norfolk and Klaus Thymann / Wellcome Photography Prize 2019.> Read more

LaToya Ruby Frazier, MUDAM Luxembourg

Frazier’s photographs engage with the social, political and economic realities of the US. This monographic show presents three series: The Notion of Family, On the Making of Steel Genesisand Et des terrils un arbre s’élèvera.

Image: LaToya Ruby Frazier, from the series On the Making of Steel Genesis: Sandra Gould Ford. © Courtesy the artist and Gavin Brown’s enterprise.> Read more

John Akomfrah: Ballasts of Memory, BALTIC, Gateshead

Since the early 1980s, Akomfrah’s moving-image pieces have offered reflections on the cultures of the black diaspora. BALTIC’s show sees the European premiere of Precarity, telling the story of a key figure in jazz music.

Image: John Akomfrah, The Airport, 2016, video still.> Read more

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