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Fall is here. Robert Mugabe’s is ousted in Zimbabwe; Spain’s attorney general José Manuel Maza falls ill and dies; House Democrats in the U.S. quietly introduce Articles of Impeachment, but looks like the White House’s annual Thanksgiving pardon will go to the president; Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi auctioned for 450 million USD. Welcome to the .019th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.

 

Simryn Gill / Lunds Konsthall

The Opening Up of the World / Simryn Gill

Lunds Konsthall is proud to present Simryn Gill’s first institutional solo presentation in northern Europe, articulating the experience of mapping, and the mapping of experience, in light and color. Through December 3, 2017.

 

André Kertész

Mirroring Life: ANDRE KERTESZ

Featuring many unpublished photos, this retrospective retraces the career of André Kertész, whose work very much reflected his life and feelings, from the early days in Hungary and his artistic development in France to the years of isolation in New York. Through January 10, 2018, at Foam / Organized with Jeu de Paume.

 

John Akomfrah / still from Purple

John Akomfrah: Purple

British artist and filmmaker, John Akomfrah creates his most ambitious piece to date: An immersive six-channel video installation addressing climate change, human communities and the wilderness. Through January 7, 2018 / Barbican Centre.

 

Weronika Cyganik

30 Under 30 Women Photographers / 2018

A reminder that the submission deadline is rapidly approaching. Open to all women photographers born on or after January 1, 1988, some of the early candidates for the 2018 group include Katia RepinaWeronika CyganikStefania OrfanidouEkaterina AnchevskayaEmma HowellsGaia Squarci, and Maéva Lecoq. Submissions accepted through November 30, 2017. Selections will be announced January 1, 2018.

 

Carlos Garaicoa / installation Fondazione Merz

Carlos Garaicoa: El Palacio de las Tres Historias

Fondazione Merz presents the exhibition of acclaimed Cuban artist Carlos Garaicoa: El Palacio de las Tres Historias (The Palace of Three Stories), curated by Claudia Gioia, consisting of a series of large-scale site-specific installations, photographic works and videos specially commissioned for the exhibition. Through February 4, 2018 / Fondazione Merz, Turin.

 

Lucy Raven

Being Infrastructural

This screening series, part of a larger research process, focuses on artists who engage with the infrastructural through the moving image, while also often working with other media. Video screenings curated by Maeve Connolly. Through December 16, 2017 / Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin.

 

 

Recent profiles include Simryn Gill with The Opening Up of the World exhibiting at Lunds Konsthall; Carlos Garaicoa, fusing art and architecture between Spain and Cuba, exhibiting in Italy; Maria Mavropoulou from Athens, fine art photographer and candidate for 30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2018;  John Akomfrah, artist and filmmaker, whose works are characterized by their investigations into memory.

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