What constitutes as performance art? Is it all about the live event, or does documentation count as well? And what about a re-enactment of a performance piece by someone else? Where, when and how can performance art happen? In the … Continue reading performance art: the art form that perpetually disappears
“Through my work and fascination with women I offer a different perspective onto female sexuality, which is full of resilience, kindness, humour and seductiveness.” Any pose you can think of, Simone Steenberg has captured. Seriously. Dazzling work with playful explorations … Continue reading otherworldliness
Hysterical laughter and piercing noise-making are not typical gallery visitor behaviour. But then again, there is a larger than life-sized phallus depicted at Auto Italia. Read My Lips is a survey exhibition of the works made by activist artist collective … Continue reading pay attention. class is in session.
The queen of one-liners: Jenny Holzer is on view at the Tate Modern’s Artist Rooms. Known for her text-based art, Holzer has been creating hard-core pieces since the 80’s. She is part of a generation of feminist artists that emerged … Continue reading cutting the crap
Perhaps political discontent feeds into a longing for the past since there seems to be a worldwide adoration of analogue snaps with saturated colours. I proclaim Alex Prager (1979) as the queen of staging fictional scenes with a grande #retromood. … Continue reading dazzling melodramatic nostalgia
It’s hard to imagine there was ever a time where the world was not oversaturated with images. No billboards, advertising, 9gag, Instagram, photobooks, or whatsoever. Think about it, how normal we find it to come across images. And how normal … Continue reading surreally
Fed up with an inaccessible and market-driven gallery system, alternative art spaces were sprouting up in New York in the 70s. The traditional gallery system was very difficult to enter if you were not a white male. Because there where … Continue reading looking back in moving forward