Existencial Taxonomies

The conflict between soul and our transient form has haunted Western idiosyncratics and divided our bodies and minds into separate realms. The partition of these supposedly opposite forces resulted in a binary configuration, a hierarchy dictating core concepts such as gender, nation, nature, which in turn deepened differences and created segregated environments. Akira Ikezoe’s work…

Dans la tiédeur de la nuit – Marcelle Alix

Dans la tiédeur de la nuit, is the latest exhibition presented at the Parisian gallery Marcelle Alix, and features the work of artists Tirdad Hashemi, Mira Schor and Michael Dean. At first glance exhibiting dissimilar creators, the show delves on the representation of vulnerable bodies, both in the public and the private sphere.  Michael Dean,’s…

Cold Open – Hugo Avigo at Galerie Chloé Salgado

2020 will be remembered as a year of reflection and self-examination, a year that urged us all to assess our actions and our way of life. The exhibition Cold Open by the artist Hugo Avigo at Galerie Chloé Salgado, places the audience right in the middle of contemplative landscapes transporting us to farther lands, where…

Nicolas Floc’h

In the last years, we have witnessed the surge of a powerful narrative challenging human exceptionalism. Systems like colonialism, patriarchy and even capitalism, legitimized by so-called scientific theories, are being put to the test in an effort to address climate change and abuses from current systems of oppression. One of the most fertile grounds in…

Entrevista con Analía Goethals

Analía Goethals es una artista mexicana polifacética que explora temáticas que van desde la violencia en México (esto a través de Deriva, un colectivo de artistas transmedia), hasta la definición de la imagen. Hace un par de meses, tuve la oportunidad de hablar con ella sobre su práctica artística, sobre sus últimos proyectos, lo que…

Building Memory

Alfredo Jaar is an 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 politics….

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 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 but…

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…