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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

TOP TWENTY

It is with great pleasure that I have received the news that the Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA) is one of the top twenty art journals in the world in the Google Scholar Metrics rankings in the Visual Arts category. It feels a great accomplishment after nearly nine years of hard work to see the publication thrive and to be in the company of highly respected international publications. This is a [...]

By |August 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

THE LADY WITH A REVOLUTIONARY PARROT

The Lady with a Revolutionary Parrot is a new work of art by Lanfranco Aceti - part of the series The Fat Cat Was Here. The artwork premiers at Art Athina, International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens, and focuses on the processes of enslavement and exploitation of beauty to create contemporary corporate propaganda. The artwork challenges contemporary notions of engagement and questions the role that artists have in enforcing the aesthetics [...]

By |May 19th, 2016|Artworks, News|0 Comments

THE FAT CAT WAS HERE

The Fat Cat Was Here is the title of a new series of works of art by Lanfranco Aceti. A part of this collection, created expressly for Art Athina, International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens, was inspired by contemporary economic and social struggles. Exhibited as part of the platforms projects in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Cuts and commissioned and curated by Artemis Potamianou this new series of mixed media works [...]

By |May 13th, 2016|Artworks, 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

ARCHIVE CRISIS @ ISCP

If you are in New York you could join us at the ISCP Talk, April 12, 2016, 6:30-8pm. Here at the ISCP (1040 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211) will be presented Archive Crisis the new artistic endeavor by Stefanos Tsivopoulos. Archive Crisis is a visual essay in a book form by artist Stefanos Tsivopoulos based on a series of previously unpublished images from Greek (media) archives. Tsivopoulos (ISCP alum, 2011) [...]

By |April 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments

MIEKE BAL @ THE SOCIAL

OCR in collaboration with the International Association for Visual Culture, Arts Administration @ Boston University and the Museum of Contemporary Cuts is proud to announce that Professor Mieke Bal will be delivering a keynote for THE SOCIAL - the forthcoming biennial conference of Visual Culture at Boston University. Prof. Mieke Bal has had an illustrious career both as an academic and as an artist, focusing on issues that relate to the social divisions, [...]

By |March 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

NICHOLAS MIRZOEFF @ THE SOCIAL

OCR in collaboration with the International Association for Visual Culture, Arts Administration @ Boston University and the Museum of Contemporary Cuts is proud to announce that Prof. Nicholas Mirzoeff will deliver the keynote address for the conference section titled Revolutions, Free Speech, Radicalization and Social Media for THE SOCIAL @ Boston University. This particular session of the conference will discuss and analyze "if contemporary social media have ushered in an era of engagement, participation [...]

By |March 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

THE SOCIAL

THE SOCIAL is the title of the 4th International Association for Visual Culture Biennial Conference (IAVC2016@Boston). You can visit the conference site at OCR Visual Culture 2016. IAVC2016@Boston invites papers, presentations, interventions, collaborations, and events from researchers, artists, academics, curators, and activists on post- democracy, post-society, anger, violence, future visions, crisis, zombie democracies, social media, neo-slavery, post-capitalism, post-data, social evolution, revolution, actionism, post-state, interventionism, cannibalizing corporativism, post- colonialism, economic vampirism, neo-serfs, [...]

By |March 28th, 2016|News|0 Comments