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Photo-impressions of Art Basel 2010


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Includes a selection of images from Art Basel's Unlimited, Statements, Art Feature and the fair section as well as Matthew Barney's show 'Prayer Sheet with the Wound and the Nail' at Schaulager (only outside, sadly pictures not allowed inside), the exhibition 'Strange Comfort (Afforded by the Profession)' Kunsthalle Basel and Liste 15.

6th Berlin Biennale 2010 'What is Waiting Out There'

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The 6th Berlin Biennale is on view between 11 June and 8 August at the following venues:
Berlin-Mitte:
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Auguststraße 69, 10117 Berlin
Alte Nationalgalerie / Old National Gallery (Museum Island), Bodestraße 1–3, 10178 Berlin

Berlin-Kreuzberg:
Oranienplatz 17, 10999 Berlin
Dresdener Straße 19, 10999 Berlin
Kohlfurter Straße 1, 10999 Berlin
Mehringdamm 28, 10961 Berlin

Exhibiting artists:
Bernard Bazile (*1952 in Tulle/France), Mark Boulos (*1975 in Boston/USA), Mohamed Bourouissa (*1978 in Blida/Algeria), Olga Chernysheva (*1962 in Moscow/Russia), Phil Collins (*1970 in Runcorn/Great Britain), Minerva Cuevas (*1975 in Mexico City/Mexico), Shannon Ebner (*1971 in Englewood/USA), Nir Evron (*1974 in Herzliya/Israel), Marcus Geiger (*1957 in Muri/Switzerland), Ion Grigorescu (*1945 in Bucharest/Romania), Friedl vom Gröller (Kubelka) (*1946 in London/Great Britain), Nilbar Güreş (*1977 in Istanbul/Turkey), Petrit Halilaj (*1986 in Skenderaj/Kosovo), Marlene Haring (*1978 in Vienna/Austria), Cameron Jamie (*1969 in Los Angeles/USA), Sven-Åke Johansson (*1943 in Mariestad/Sweden), Thomas Judin (*1982 in Frankfurt am Main/Germany), George Kuchar (*1942 in New York/USA), Andrey Kuzkin (*1979 in Moscow/Russia), Thomas Locher (*1956 in Munderkingen/Germany), Adrian Lohmüller (*1977 in Gengenbach/Germany), Armando Lulaj (*1980 in Tirana/Albania), Renzo Martens (*1973 in Sluiskil/The Netherlands), Adolph Menzel (*1815 in Breslau, † 1905 in Berlin), Avi Mograbi (*1956 in Tel-Aviv/Israel), Henrik Olesen (*1967 in Esbjerg/Denmark), Roman Ondák (*1966 in Zilina/Slovak Republic), Marion von Osten (*1963 in Dortmund/Germany), Ferhat Özgür (*1965 in Ankara/Turkey), Margaret Salmon (*1975 in New York/USA), Hans Schabus (*1970 in Watschig/Austria), Michael Schmidt (*1945 in Berlin/Germany), Ruti Sela (*1974 in Jerusalem/Israel) & Maayan Amir (*1978 in Hadera/Israel), Gedi Sibony (*1973 in New York/USA), John Smith (*1952 in London/Great Britain), Michael Stevenson (*1964 in Inglewood/New Zealand), Sebastian Stumpf (*1980 in Würzburg/Germany), Ron Tran (*1972 in Saigon/Vietnam), Danh Vo (*1975 in Saigon/Vietnam), Marie Voignier (*1974 in Ris-Orangis/France), Vincent Vulsma (*1982 in Zaandam/The Netherlands), Anna Witt (*1981 in Wasserburg am Inn/Germany), Pleurad Xhafa / Sokol Peçi (both *1984 in Albania).

Curated by: Kathrin Rhomberg

www.kw-berlin.de
www.berlinbiennale.de


Photo tour of galleries, studios, project spaces during BB6.

Berlin galleries, project spaces, studios... June 2010

Alexej Meschtschanow at Klemm'sAlexej Meschtschanow at Klemm's


Jimmie Durham at Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch
Jimmie Durham at Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch


Rethinking Location at Sprüth Magers
'Rethinking Location' at Sprüth Magers


Kirstine Roepstorff at Peres Projects
Kirstine Roepstorff at Peres Projects


Heike Kabisch at Chert
Heike Kabisch at Chert


Christina Mackie at Supportico Lopez
Christina Mackie at Supportico Lopez


Rudolf Stingel at the Neue Nationalgalerie
Rudolf Stingel at the Neue Nationalgalerie


Haegue Yang at Barbara Wein Wilma Lukatsch Schöneberger Ufer space
Haegue Yang at Barbara Wein Wilma Lukatsch Schöneberger Ufer space


Rubén Grilo at Maribel López
Rubén Grilo at Maribel López Gallery


Michael Buthe at Reception
Michael Buthe at Reception


Mehr Teppich / More Carpets at Isabella Bortolozzi
Mehr Teppich / More Carpets at Isabella Bortolozzi


Self-Consciousness at VW VeneKlasen/Werner
'Self-Consciousness' at VW VeneKlasen/Werner


Archive Kabinett
Archive Kabinett


Mladen Stilinovic talk at Salon Populaire
Mladen Stilinovic talk at Salon Populaire


Studio visit with Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson
Studio visit with Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson


Studio visit with Haegue Yang
Studio visit with Haegue Yang


Lara Favaretto at Klosterfelde
Lara Favaretto at Klosterfelde


John Smith at Tanya Leighton Gallery
John Smith at Tanya Leighton Gallery


Vlassis Caniaris at Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch
Vlassis Caniaris at Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch


Tue Greenfort at Johann König
Tue Greenfort at Johann König


Jessica Rankin and Sara Barker at Carlier | Gebauer
Jessica Rankin and Sara Barker at Carlier | Gebauer


Sofia Hultén at Konrad Fischer Galerie
Sofia Hultén at Konrad Fischer Galerie


Voices from Silence Truths Unveiled by Time at Galerie Opdahl
'Voices from Silence Truths Unveiled by Time' at Galerie Opdahl


Minimum Maximum at Zak | Branicka
'Minimum Maximum' at Zak | Branicka


Ion Grigorescu at Galerija Gregor Podnar
Ion Grigorescu at Galerija Gregor Podnar


Christina Andersseon at Galerie Nordenhake
Christian Andersson at Galerie Nordenhake


Simon Dybbroe Møller at Galerie Kamm
Simon Dybbroe Møller at Galerie Kamm


João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva at Galerie Kamm
João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva at Galerie Kamm


Liam Gillick at Esther Schipper
Liam Gillick at Esther Schipper


Franz Ackermann at Neugerriemschneider
Franz Ackermann at Neugerriemschneider


Wilhelm Sasnal at Johnen Galerie
Wilhelm Sasnal at Johnen Galerie


Videodrome at Autocenter
Videodrome at Autocenter





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Raimond Chaves & Gilda Mantilla exhibition 'Observaciones sobre la ciudad de polvo', ProjecteSD, Barcelona

Following their 2007 exhibition 'Mal de América' at ProjecteSD in Barcelona, Raimond Chaves (Bogotá, 1963) & Gilda Mantilla (Los Angeles, 1967) opened the exhibition 'Observaciones sobre la ciudad de polvo' (Observations around the city of dust) on Friday 5 June, which remains open until August 2010.

The works present a reading of the Peruvian capital Lima, the city where the artists currently live, and inspired by its peculiar climate: "a city with an opaque atmosphere, cloudy and little renewed, due mostly to the city location. Encircled by the Northern mountain range, the city holds the vapours coming from both the coast and the perspiration of the fertile vegetation that surrounds it, and given the weakness of southern winds, the fog cannot overcome the moutain tops" (quote by Hipólito Unanue included in the press release).

'Observaciones sobre la ciudad de polvo' presents a range of delicate two and three dimensional works made out of recycled cardboard (the tones ranging from grey to brick to beige in reference to Lima's climate) as well as wood and acrylic. A related series is concurrently shown at Galeria Revólver in Lima (until 19 June). The project was awarded with a Fundación Marcelino Botín grant (2008–9).

Chaves & Mantilla have collaborated since 2001, and have published books including Hangueando Periódico de Cordel – Descarga Cultural en Puerto Rico (2004) and Dibujando América (2009) amongst others. They recently participated in the 27ª Bienal de Sao Paulo (2006) and the II trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan, Latinoamérica and the Caribean (2009).

Chaves is giving a lecture on Tuesday 8 June, 19.30.
Limited seating capacity. RSVP to [email protected]

All images: Courtesy of the artist and ProjecteSD
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Simon Fujiwara wins the 2010 Cartier Award

Rendering of 'Frozen'. Courtesy the artist and Frieze Foundation
Frieze Foundation has recently announced the 2010 Cartier Winner: Berlin-based British/Japanese artist Simon Fujiwara (1982). The prize is addressed to artists not living in the UK and covers coproduction costs of up to £10,000, a £1,000 artist’s fee, per diems, travel expenses and a studio residency at Gasworks in London from August to October 2010.

According to the press release "at Frieze Art Fair 2010 Fujiwara plans to present a new site-specific work, Frozen: an installation based on the fictive premise that an ancient lost city has been discovered beneath the site of the fair."

Installation of 'The Museum of Incest' during the 2009 Frieze. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Latitudes | www.lttds.org

Fujiwara presented 'The Museum of Incest' during the 2009 Frieze in the newly inaugurated section FRAME (see Latitudes' post here) with Frankfurt–based gallery Galerie Neue Alte Brücke.

Before then, a version of the museum was presented at the Latitudes-curated exhibition 'Provenances' at Umberto di Marino, Naples, during which 'The Incest Museum: A Guided Tour' was published by Archive Books.


Installation of 'The Museum of Incest', Provenances, Umberto di Marino, Naples (14 May–14 September 2009).
Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Simon Fujiwara



Fujiwara will participate in the forthcoming 29th Bienal de Sao Paulo (25 September–12 December 2010), Manifesta 8 in Murcia (2 October 2010-9 January 2011), Performa, the 2011 edition of the New York performance biennial and a solo exhibition at TATE, St.Ives (2011).

The 2009 Cartier Award winner was Jordan Wolfson (New York, 1980) – see Latitudes' post here and an exhibition review by Max Andrews' from Latitudes here) and the 2008 winner was Cuban artist Wilfredo Prieto (1978) (see Latitudes' post here and artist profile here).

Founded in 2005 by Max Andrews and Mariana Cánepa Luna, Latitudes is a curatorial office based in Barcelona, Spain, that works internationally across contemporary art practices.

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