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MICHAELA DAVIES @ V&A

The Museum of Contemporary Cuts is proud to announce two performances by Michaela Davies, Duty and Untitled for Cyborg String Quartet that will take place at the Elytra Filament Pavilion in the John Madejski Garden of the Victoria and Albert Museum. This project titled Compliant was supported by the Museum of Contemporary Cuts, and the Australian Council for the Arts, and made possible by the curatorial effort of Lanfranco Aceti (Director, Arts Administration at Boston University) and Irini Papdimitriou (Programme Manager, [...]

By |August 20th, 2016|Curatorial, News|0 Comments

REMAINS OF A SUMMER BLISS

I am very happy to announce the new exhibition Remains of a Summer Bliss by Bill Balaskas that I am curating at the Kalfayan Galleries, Athens - Thessaloniki, from September 15 to October 15, 2016. The premiere of the show is on September 15 from 20:00 to 22:00 at the Kalfayan Galleries on 11 Haritos Street, Athens. The exhibition will present a new body of work by Balaskas that examines [...]

By |August 18th, 2016|Curatorial, News|0 Comments

THE BODY OF THE PEOPLE

The Body of the People is a site specific art installation and performance that interweaves iconic language and visual imagery into a poetic discourse concerning current socio-political disruptions. Created by multimedia artist and educator Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins, the work draws on protests the artist has participated in and documented to create an immersive artwork that questions individual and class representation in the political upheavals taking place in the United States today. [...]

By |May 13th, 2016|Curatorial, News|0 Comments

SILVER LINING

The Media Exhibition Platform (MEP) of Operational and Curatorial Research (OCR) in collaboration with the Arts Administration program @ Boston University presents the 2016 exhibit Silver Lining by Jenny Marketou, curated by Lanfranco Aceti. The exhibition will premier for the College Art Association (CAA) 2016 conference February 4th. Marketou is an artist and researcher who, throughout her career, has developed site specific and site responsive works in a large variety of contexts [...]

By |February 3rd, 2016|Curatorial, News|0 Comments

CALL FOR ARTWORKS @ DIGITAL QUEERS

OCR with its Media Exhibition Platform announces an international call for artworks that deal with the issue of 'Digital Queers' in all of its multifaceted manifestations. The exhibition is curated by Lanfranco Aceti and Richard Rinehart and will be presented online from June 1, 2015 to July 15, 2015. The call is opened to exploring a wide range of media: from memes to gifs, from video to photography, from documentation [...]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Curatorial, News|0 Comments

SID CALL FOR MUSIC SCORES AND SOUND ART

As part of the Sounds, Images and Data conference in collaboration with New York University, Steinhardt School, OCR and Goldsmiths, University of London, we are launching a call for music scores and sound art. We are looking for artworks that range from electronic music to sound installations which will provide the opportunity to showcase some of the most experimental contemporary interactions between sounds, images and data as well as more [...]

By |March 20th, 2015|Curatorial, News|0 Comments

EXECUTED

Executed, the new exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Cuts, runs from January 19 to February 19, 2015 and is parallel to Executive Chair by artists Haydn Jones, Fabio Lattanzi Antinori, and Jonathan Munro at Guest Projects in London. The exhibition, themed around issues related to the corporate world and corporate discourses, offers different perspectives on the nature of contemporary production, work place and workers’ rights. The workplace is the [...]

By |January 19th, 2015|Curatorial, News|0 Comments

THE SITUATION

The Situation is an exhibition by Oliver Ressler for the Museum of Contemporary Cuts (MoCC). Curated by Lanfranco Aceti in collaboration with Jonathan Munro the exhibition presents a series of artworks by Oliver Ressler that engage with the contemporary social crisis. Ressler has worked on the theme of the contemporary post-postcapitalistic society and its crises both as an artist and as a curator. It's the Political Economy, Stupid, is a [...]

By |December 1st, 2014|Curatorial, News|0 Comments

CAPITAL FAILURES

The exhibition Capital Failures at the Contemporary Istanbul art fair will showcase a selection of artworks by British artist Jordan McKenzie. The exhibition is part of an international collaboration that questions contemporary aesthetic practices and definitions of capital. Curated by Lanfranco Aceti, the selection of artworks provides the viewer with alternative perspectives of capital and failure than those offered within the parameters and definitions of contemporary capitalism. The artist challenges [...]

By |November 7th, 2014|Curatorial, News|0 Comments

AN ENGLISHMAN ABROAD

The exhibition An Englishman Abroad with artworks by British artist Jordan McKenzie challenges traditional perceptions of aesthetic and art as an endeavor disjointed by a social component. His artworks, a varied mix of performances, videos, installations and prints, bring into the fore issues of social realism, identity and gender in a British society that is increasingly in crisis. An Englishman Abroad explores, with a peculiar British sense of humor, how [...]

By |October 11th, 2014|Curatorial, News|0 Comments