"Pendulum: Mami Kosemura" by Jennifer Field
An article on Mami Kosemura's Dillon + Lee exhibition "Pendulum" in ArtAsiaPacific.
"An Unsettling Room and Feeling Like You Belong" by Seph Rodney
A piece in Hyperallergic on Mami Kosemura's exhibition Pendulum at Dillon + Lee.
The Gunma Museum of Art in Tatebayashi, Japan acquires work by Mami Kosemura
The museum purchased "Flowering Plants of the Four Seasons," a video installation by artist Mami Kosemura. The work will appear in the exhibition "Plants, Trees, and Landscapes: Seimiya Naobumi and Works by Other Artists in the Museum Collection" running from January 4, 2017 to April 2, 2017.
Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation to produce Istanbul Design Biennial's architecture
Andrés Jaque and the Office for Political innovation have designed the exhibition architecture for the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial. The Biennial will be held from October 22 - December 4, 2016.
National Sawdust enters it's fall season!
Paola Prestini is the Executive Director and the Creative Director of National Sawdust, an artist-led, non-profit music venue in Williamsburg, Brookyln. They have just entered their fall season, starting with their Opening Night on October 1, 2016.
Ricardo Cases publishes El Blanco
Ricardo Cases Presents a beautiful new book through Dapline, El Blanco, in collaboration with Ivan del Rey de la Torre who wrote the text. El Blanco is "a story where an examination of the West's representation of outlying territories leads us to question representation itself."
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Mami Kosemura on State of the Arts NYC
Mami Kosemura was interviewed by Savona Bailey-McClain on State of the Arts NYC. Have a listen starting from 27:30.
Mami Kosemura's Drop Off Screening and Conversation with Diana Lee at Residency Unlimited
Kosemura's current video work incorporates various elements of painting, composition, and perspective through painting-like photographs. By broadening her methodology, viewers' expectations of static imagery are subverted through the introduction of physical movement and illustrating the passing of time. "Drop Off" captures the essence of 17th century Dutch stile-life paintings while making some rearrangements to avoid common cliches typically found in still-lives.
When the Twin Towers Quietly Commanded the New York Skyline by Colin Moynihan
A article on the release of Brian Rose's new book, WTC, and his photographic relationship to the Twin Towers.
Santiago Ydañez is now an artist-in-residence at the Academy of Spain in Rome!
In the Spaces of Memory, Geometries of Place: Steven MacIver at Dillon Gallery by Collin Sundt
A beautiful analysis of Steven MacIver's 'Out of Orkney,' dissecting the spatial exploration, meticulous craftsmanship, and nuanced call to memory behind his latest paintings. The show is on view at Dillon Gallery through August 12, 2016.
PHotoEspaña 2016: the route MANDATORY by Ianko Lopez
A piece highlighting the best of PHotoEspaña 2016, the nineteenth edition of the photo festival that brings almost one hundred exhibitions together in a panoramic view of photography on the European continent. Spread out over 52 locations throughout Europe, PHotoEspaña is Spain's largest cultural event, with over six hundred exhibitions since 1998. Cristina de Middel's "Muchismo" is on view at Fernan Gomez Cultural Center Villa in Madrid through July 31, 2016
Cristina de Middel: "All photographs are manipulated" by Lorena G. Maldonado
Cristina de Middel expresses her skepticism for the "truth" in photography, and how perceived reality through photographs inspired her latest work, Muchismo, which uses both found imagery and her own photographs to discuss production, reproduction, and the adaptation of work in the realm of the art market.
PHotoEspaña 2016: Interview with Cristina de Middel by J. Ors.
Cristina de Middel discusses leaving her photojournalist career behind to pursue Afronauts, the work she's made since, and her profound interest in making work that addresses poorly explained events and subjects in the wake of her series Muchismo, on view via PhotoEspaña 2016 through July 31, 2016.
2016 Kiesler Architecture and Art Prize Awarded to Andrés Jaque by James Taylor-Foster
Spanish, New York-based architect Andrés Jaque (founder of Office for Political Innovation,) has been awarded the 10th Kiesler Architecture and Art Prize by the Mayor of Vienna, citing Jaque's "capacity to go beyond assumptions about traditional practice and urban life." The prize, considered "one of the world's most important recognitions for creators working in the intersection of art and architecture" is awarded every two years and has previously been bestowed upon architects including Cedric Price, Toyo Ito, Frank Gehry, and Olafur Eliasson.
Cristina de Middel's Antipodes at La Fabrica
May 26 - July 31, 2016
In her series, Antipodes, de Middel continues her investigation of reality and fiction by traveling to New Zealand, one of the most majestic landscapes on the globe. Begun in 2013, this work explores the ambiguity between photography and truth. To compensate for the loss of poetry when converting a landscape to a photograph, de Middel approaches the photograph through the reflection of two mirrors: the camera itself, and geography.
Mami Kosemura in In and Out of Context at Asia Society
March 8 - December 4, 2016
On the occasion of the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of Asia Society, this exhibition celebrates the legacy of collecting and exhibiting Asian Art. In this exhibition, historical and contemporary works are juxtaposed to trigger more informed and distinctive ways of thinking about the artworks, their creators, and how they are displayed
Humans Since 1982 in Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
February 12 - August 21, 2016
The fifth installment of the museum's popular contemporary design exhibition series, Beauty celebrates design as a creative endeavor that engages the mind, body, and senses. With a focus on aesthetic innovation, the exhibition features more than 250 works by 63 designers from around the globe, and is organized around seven themes: extravagant, intricate, ethereal, transgressive, emergent, elemental, and transformative. With projects ranging from 3experimental prototypes and interactive games to fashion ensembles and architectural interventions, Beauty presents works of astonishing form and surprising function from the most outstanding voices of the global design scene.