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collusion & the summer's end

 

Counting down the days until the end of summer, we’re still not in the clear. Major floods still not drained, and wildfires still not contained as new hurricanes approach. Meanwhile on the political front, Brexit still can’t find its way well after two years; The Catholic church confronted once again with greatly disconcerting revelations in their order; South Africa seeking to suture some old wounds; and in the U.S., Trump’s campaign manager along with his lawyer / personal fixer both found guilty on over a dozen counts of fraud and felony in the backdrop of rising discord in the White House and a scrambling President. No more protection for the Don.

Welcome to our .059th edition of Prescriptions. Here is our look back on the week in the arts.

 

Henry Wessel

Henry Wessel / Still Photographs

Henry Wessel’s diverse oeuvre is shaped significantly by his interest in the American living environment, and his visual language allows for the idiosyncrasies and humor found in everyday life. On display at Galerie Thomas Zander through August 25, 2018.

 

Alejandra Cardenas Palacios

30 Under 30 Women Photographers / 2019

Announcing the call for entries for the 10th annual 30 Under 30 Women Photographers. The 2019 group will round out 10 years and 300 photographers who will have joined with well over a million visits. Open call for submissions. No entry fee. Deadline November 30, 2018.

 

Robert Burley

Land Use

Much of human activity is spent either glorifying or mastering our natural surroundings. This exhibition combines the work of Robert Burley, Dana Fritz, Geoffrey James, and Jamey Stillings, whose projects explore a particular connection with nature. Through September 8, 2018 at Stephen Bulger Gallery.

 

Jannis Kounellis

Art & Coal / Homage To Jannis Kounellis

“For me, iron and coal are materials which reflect most profoundly the world of the Industrial Revolution and, with it, the foundations of our present culture.” –Jannis Kounellis. On view at Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst / MKM through October 28, 2018.

 

Paulo Nazareth Banderas

Extreme. Nomads / RAY 2018

Images define the reality of our daily lives. With the theme “Extreme” the photo triennial RAY 2018 accounts for this power of the image with a multitude of international artists’ positions. Through September 9, 2018 at MMK Frankfurt.

 

Alfred Seiland

Alfred Seiland Retrospective

In his documentary work, Alfred Seiland deals with cultural landscapes, developing his own independent aesthetic, always meticulously composed in terms of colors and lighting, using an analog camera. On view through October 7, 2018 at Albertina Museum.

 

Jannis Kounellis

RECENT PROFILES

Jannis Kounellis, in whose honor MKM Museum Küppersmühle has mounted a homage, Art & CoalAlfred Seiland whose Retrospective is on view at AlbertinaCao Fei, taking part in the RAY 2018 triennial, Extreme. Nomads at MMK FrankfurtGeoffrey James, among the photographers represented in Land Use at Stephen Bulger GalleryHenry Wessel whose black & white Still Photographs are on view at Galerie Thomas Zander.

…And reintroducing the 30 Under 30 Women Photographers of 2018 who will soon be exhibiting in Paris this fall: Ekaterina Anchevskaya | Solène Ballesta | Anna Bardaka | Sarah Blesener | Angélique Boissière | Catherine Canac-Marquis | Oyku Canli | Julia de Cooker | Weronika Cyganik | Tania Franco Klein | Audrey Gagnaire | Maria Gutu | Emma Howells | Christina Kougioumtsidou | Ksenia Kuleshova | Maéva Lecoq | Maria Mavropoulou | Tamara Merino | Brittainy Newman | Stefania Orfanidou | Katia Repina | Sara Rinaldi | Flavia Rossi | Ranita Roy | Valentina de Santis | Gaia Squarci | Kamila Stepien | Kasia Strek | Margaux Tillier | Meg Vogel.

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    Publication
    Witty Books
    International

    The knowledge of one’s inner self as the sole tool for self-fulfillment, for stoically embracing the human condition in all its turmoils – that is what ancient Greeks used to call Oikeiôsis. The same word was chosen by Mara Palena to call a project that unfolds over the duration of existence. The analog images shot by the artist from her childhood to today do not follow any external precept. (more…)

  • Eoghan Ryan: Against the Day
    Feb 1 – Mar 24, 2024
    Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art
    Oldenburg, Germany

    Irish artist Eoghan Ryan’s solo exhibition Against the Day at the Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art spans moving image, installation, performance, puppetry, and collage. His new commission, the video installation Circle A (2023), premieres in the company of three installations from recent years. These works explore the intricacies of how power is communicated through media culture and language. In adapting personas, characters, and unrehearsed conversations, they expand into fable-like takes on the collective and the personal as “institutions”. (more…)

  • Maria Sturm: You Don’t Look Native to Me
    Publication
    Void
    International

    In 2011, Maria Sturm began to photograph the lives of young people from the Lumbee Tribe around Pembroke, Robeson County, North Carolina. Through the process of documenting their lives, Sturm began to question her own understanding of what it means to be Native American. Her new book You Don’t Look Native to Me combines photographs with interviews and texts to preconceptions and show Native identity not as fixed, but evolving and redefining itself with each generation. (more…)