The trees outside have lost their foliage. We fall back on the clocks an hour late. And outside a leaf falls. A falling leaf… What does this really mean? Intent is for eyes. Motive, for fingers. We are the puppets of contingency, the frayed sutures of our divided will. Yes and yes, or no – as each stitch informs the binary code of our discontent. I do not think they will hear my speech to the very end…
–from I, Faust
Welcome to the .068 edition of Prescriptions. Here is our review of the week in the arts.
The dialogue between image and text has become closer since the early 20th century, with qualitative changes: language has become an integral part of visual art on the levels of form and content. On view at Museum der Moderne Salzburg through April 7, 2019.
This exhibition is about a time characterized by the mobility of people, goods and work, but also by political tensions, with themes surrounding traveling, migration, place and the sense of belonging. Through March 24, 2019 at Kiasma.
This exhibition brings together a significant body of Heidi Bucher’s enigmatic works made during the last two decades of her artistic life and includes screenings of films that document her at work. Through December 9, 2018 at Parasol unit.
Concrete Lates x Hayward
This major group exhibition brings together sculptures and installations that explore perception and space. Featuring 20 artists and spanning a period of roughly 50 years along with new commissions. At Hayward Gallery through January 6, 2019.
Tate Britain unveils an exhibition of work by the four artists shortlisted for Turner Prize 2018: Forensic Architecture, Naeem Mohaiemen, Charlotte Prodger and Luke Willis Thompson. On view at Tate Britain through January 6, 2019.
Boris Lurie created a unique symbolic language, in which authenticity and emotional tension went beyond the accepted norms of what is deemed appropriate, which became leitmotifs running through his works. Through February 3, 2019 at MOCAK.
Boris Lurie, on exhibit with Pop-Art After the Holocaust at MOCAK; Heidi Bucher’s work from the past two decades, Heidi Bucher, on view at Parasol unit; Naeem Mohaiemen, one of the shortlisted for the 2018 Turner Prize at Tate Britain; and reintroducing Christina Kougioumtsidou, one of 30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2018 exhibiting together opening November 8, 2018 at Galerie Claude Samuel and December 13, 2018 at La Maison de la Photographie Lille.