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Ruhrtriennale 2023
Aug 10 – Sep 23, 2023
Ruhrtriennale Festival of the Arts
Bochum, Germany

This year’s Ruhrtriennale – the festival of the arts – takes place from August 10 to September 23, 2023. Under the artistic direction of Swiss theatre director Barbara Frey, halls, coking plants, machine houses and slagheaps of the mining and steel industries become distinctive protagonists for the festival. The program is located at the intersection of musical theatre, drama, dance, performances, concerts, installations and visual arts.

The festival catalogue with more than 200 pages of the Ruhrtriennale 2023 informs about the productions and artists of this year’s festival edition. Supplemented by the photo section of the documentary film duo loekenfranke as well as a magazine section with essays, artist:inside portraits and interviews, the festival catalog offers a comprehensive insight into the program of the Ruhrtriennale.

  • Mikel Bastida: Anarene
    Tipi Photo Bookshop

    Anarene is a book that was born from an eight-year photographic project made by Mikel Bastida in the United States. In the spirit of referencing the ghost town in Archer County, Texas, portrayed in Peter Bogdanovich’s film adaptation of Larry McMurtry’s novel The Last Picture Show, the author has traveled the country looking for images and stories that cinema has left behind. (more…)

  • Liu Xiaohui: Flowers of Hong Kong 
    Mar 23 – Jun 22, 2024
    Kiang Malingue
    Hong Kong

    Kiang Malingue is pleased to present Flowers of Hong Kong, Liu Xiaohui’s first solo exhibition in Hong Kong, showcasing twenty sets of oil and tempera paintings. A number of the artworks in the exhibition were created when Liu was the artist-in-residence at Kiang Malingue in 2023. The recent paintings in various sizes combine the artist’s newly found interest in flowers; long-term fascination with the human body in action (more…)

  • Zimoun
    Featured Profile

    Using simple and functional components, Zimoun builds architecturally-minded platforms of sound. Exploring mechanical rhythm and flow in prepared systems, his installations incorporate commonplace industrial objects. In an obsessive display of simple and functional materials, these works articulate a tension between the orderly patterns of Modernism and the chaotic forces of life. (more…)

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