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João Marçal

João Marçal works mostly in painting in a continued research of abstract formalism. His practice is informed by a ludic sensibility combined with a deep engagement with this medium from a historical and technical standpoint. Seemingly abstract in appearance, the works are crafted with a sense of humor and directness that monumentalizes the decorative. Serial …

Nobutaka Aozaki

Nobutaka Aozaki is a New York-based artist born in Kagoshima, Japan. He brings a wry and playful approach to his multifaceted practice, often focusing on the transactional nature of both art and life in the city. His work frequently combines performance and sculpture, developing from everyday interactions with people on the street. He completed his …

To Prague with Love

To Prague with Love is an attempt to hold on to a fleeting childhood memory. It is the quest of an adult, who lived in the Soviet Union as a child, to distinguish lies from the truth regarding issues suppressed by the dictatorial regime ruling the country. How much did the lies affect her thought processes? Did she believe …

Onyedika Chuke

Archivist and sculptor Onyedika Chuke is internationally recognized for his disquieting collection of objects, The Forever Museum Archive (2011-present). His politically charged sculptures act as symbolic markers of histories that shape our collective memory of conflict, culture and politics. Chuke studied at The Cooper Union and is a participant of The Drawing Center’s Open Sessions Fellowship 2016-2018. His past fellowships include SculptureCenter’s In …

Diogo Pimentão

After living in France for 9 years, Diogo Pimentão moved to London in 2012 where he has lived since. Pimentão is particularly interested in drawing as a genre that he activates through performative gestures and abstract protocols. Therefore, he does not view himself as a draughtsman in the classical meaning of the term. Rather he …

“SHADOW CABINET” A Loyal Opposition Response

The vow to “Make America Great Again” raises many questions. First, When was the Antecedent? The Original Thirteen Colonies? The pan-Continental Union after the Civil War? The expansion to the Philippines and Cuba in 1898? The World Power that dropped nuclear bombs? The inclusion of Hawaii and Alaska, thanks to victory over Japan, in the late 1950s? The Union adjusted after …

sette stagioni dello spirito – controracconto

sette stagioni dello spirito – controracconto (seven seasons of the spirit – counter tale) is a film by Gian Maria Tosatti documenting a project he carried out from 2013 to 2016, which encompassed the entire city of Naples, Italy. Tosatti used Naples as a stage for interventions that were in the form of environmental installations — a site …