Shezad Dawood’s public installation ‘HMS Alice Liddell’

Shezad Dawood's public installation 'HMS Alice Liddell' A site-specific physical and AR spaceship that explores time travel, steampunk, architectural and science fiction references. The installation HMS Alice Liddell (2022) in London's St Pancras Station is named after the women’s rights campaigner who is thought to have inspired the character Alice from Lewis Carroll’s novel Alice in Wonderland; the original manuscript for which sits in the nearby British Library. Dawood’s sculpture imagines a new travel vessel,... Read More

SCENORAMA

The artists included in this version of SCENORAMA are interested in creating new ways of thinking about the accessibility of individual and collective experiences.

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In Situ: Encounters of Place

Through paintings and mixed media works, the artists reflect on the concept of place and origin in rapidly changing social, political, and economic realities.

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Silverlens opens a gallery space in New York

This expansion was necessitated by the growth of the gallery’s programme and the drive to bring a broader representation of Southeast Asian, Asian Pacific, and Diasporic artists into the wider framework of the contemporary art dialogue.

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On the Brink | A solo exhibition by Martand Khosla

As both an artist and a practicing architect, Khosla is deeply involved with the built environment and he sees his artistic practice as an exploration of the continual regeneration of our cities. This is Khosla’s third exhibition with Nature Morte.

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Landscapes of the Soul

Spanning over two decades and following a loose chronological order from 1993 to the present, the exhibition presented over seventy works characterising the artist’s engagement with abstract, symbolic, and thematic themes, and more importantly, his heartbeat for Nigeria.

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Chevron Hassett: Hello Mr Kāwana

‘Hello Mr Kāwana’ was part of an ongoing project that engages with colonial narratives as a means to understand the histories that have shaped identity and landscape in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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STPI presents PRINT SCREEN

Through their residency programme, STPI’s Creative Workshop collaborates extensively with international artists to create works in the mediums of print and paper. PRINT SCREEN is a fresh take on works created by their artists-in-residence

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New movements for Global South galleries

We take a look at three influential galleries that have opened distinctive spaces at home and across continents to contextualise the artists that they represent in different ways, expanding their audiences.

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Sunil Gupta’s latest solo exhibition titled ‘Cruising’

Gupta explores the nature of conflict as expression and modality, engaging with historical, geographical and socio-political narratives that yield powerfully discursive, personally resonant and at times playful calls to action, enriching post-modern queer theory through his expressionist politics. SOUTH SOUTH interviewed the artist to find out about each series on show.

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Radhika Khimji at Venice

Curator Aisha Stoby identified Khimji as one of Oman’s pioneers, alongside Anwar Sonja, Hassan Meer, Budoor Al Riyami and Raiya Al Rawahi, highlighting the significance of her presence in the pavilion. SOUTH SOUTH interviewed the artist to find out more about her practice and the work on show at Venice.

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documenta fifteen

Through an exploration Global South-based collectives contributing to documenta fifteen see the emphasis on people, community and exchange that is the central component of this year’s edition.

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BAJO EL SOL at Travesía Cuatro

The exhibition focuses on the bodily potentials “of” and “in” the participating artists’ works as instruments to deconstruct the processes of artistic creation from a Eurocentric system and from the language of art.

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Jose Dávila at Museum Haus Konstruktiv

Alongside selected new paintings, a multitude of sculptural works are presented, which Dávila combines to produce surprising ensembles of works while conscientiously engaging with the museum’s architectural givens.

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Roberto Gil de Montes in Venice

The artist is one of the two Mexican artists selected by curator Cecilia Alemani for the 59th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia joining a list of 213 artists on show this year.

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Global South focus in Venice: The Milk of Dreams

Taking SOUTH SOUTH’s departure point of the Global South being a political term rather than a strictly geographical term, we take a look at a few of the artists from SOUTH SOUTH’s community of galleries that offer a perspective from or related to the Global South.

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Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim represents UAE in Venice

Curated by Maya Allison, this presentation shows a major new work by Emirati artist, and is accompanied by a monographic book publication, chronicling the artist’s work at the vanguard of the UAE’s art community over nearly four decades.

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Alfredo Jaar: The Rwanda Project on show at Zeitz MOCAA

Largely derived from investigations and photojournalistic field research in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide of 1994, this exhibition seeks to investigate how one can engage with trauma as an outsider and also serves as a critique to the world’s indifference and a lack of global visibility to the atrocities in Rwanda at that time.

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