Building Memory

Alfredo Jaar is a multidisciplinary artist currently living and working in New York. He was born in 1956 in Chile, and lived there until 1982 when he received a scholarship to study abroad.  His artistic practice falls under the category of conceptual art, nevertheless he has always been deeply connected to photography, image making and…

Typologie Accidentelle

Les photos de la série Typologie Accidentelle évoquent, à travers une iconographie déroutante, le parcours des conducteurs gardois et leur sort.  Le Gard est depuis 5 ans le département champion de la France des accidents mortels de la route. Il n’est pas rare d’apercevoir sur les bords de route des gerbes de fleurs ou autels…

Islera

Located at the heart of Mexico City in the neighborhood of la Merced, Islera is a new platform for young creators, curators and contemporary art players. At the crossroads of an artist run space and an art center, Islera offers a much needed alternative in a city where blue chip galleries tend to monopolise the…

Interview with Pixy Liao

Pixy Liao is a multidisciplinary Chinese artist delving on gender roles and women’s position in today’s society. Her series Experimental Relationship chronicles her relation with her boyfriend Moro and, in her photos she offers alternatives for heteronormativity by placing herself in the man’s position. She imagines and enacts another role where women are not dominated…

Débordement Imager

À travers une sélection de 6 livres d’artiste, l’Institut Culturel du Mexique invite l’artiste Lorena Velázquez à partager une parcelle de son univers imager.    Livres Débordés est une rétrospective – non exhaustive – qui met en lumière trois thématiques importantes dans l’oeuvre de Velázquez, à savoir le changement climatique et l’extinction massive des espèces…

Highlights: Naples

Naples is a city of contrasts like most of big cities. But there is something particular that makes it a dramatic figure, almost the perfect personification of Sodom and Gomorre, a city where filth is so near your body that your foot can’t help but rub an empty plastic bottle – if you are lucky….

Animal Kingdom

The animal kingdom as we conceive it in our liberal, cosummerist minds is a perpetual competition between one another, an unforgiven fight to stay at the top of the chain. This is how we have managed to justify our barbarous behaviour towards other species, the environment or even among ourselves.   Instead of interrogating over…

L’être Dissout Dans le Monde – Manoela Medeiros

L’architecture est un récit qui va au-delà du langage et des formes d’expression dites « artistiques », elle join forces avec d’autres disciplines faisant d’elle un lieu de rencontre, une passerelle temporelle tissant des liens entre passé et présent. Le travail de l’artiste brésilienne Manoela Medeiros est de nature muable, il se transforme constamment en fonction de…

Paris Gallery Week-End

The gallery week-end has become a rite of passage for every city with a vibrant contemporary cultural scene. Every capital has its own gallery week-end enticing collectors as well as art lovers. From Beijing to Amsterdam, to Seoul and Mexico City, the gallery weekend is an opportunity to satiate your thirst for art. This past…