Portikus
Museum / Frankfurt

Portikus is an institution for contemporary art in Frankfurt am Main. Since its foundation in 1987 and as a fundamental element of the renowned art academy Hochschule für Bildende Künste – Städelschule, Portikus is dedicated to exhibit, publish and discuss young and emerging as well as established artists and their work.

STÄDELSCHULE PORTIKUS E.V.
The association Städelschule Portikus e.V. aims to support the Städelschule and its students under the motto: Supporting art today means investing in the intelligence of tomorrow’s society. The Association supports not only the academic curriculum of the Städelschule but also the exhibition programme of Portikus.

The journal on portikus.de operates as an extension of the exhibitions at Portikus themselves. A wide spectrum of contributions including essays, interviews, fictional writing or photo and video contributions provide a closer look on artistic interests and reflect on topics that concern our society, politics and culture.

Portikus
Museum / Frankfurt

Portikus is an institution for contemporary art in Frankfurt am Main. Since its foundation in 1987 and as a fundamental element of the renowned art academy Hochschule für Bildende Künste – Städelschule, Portikus is dedicated to exhibit, publish and discuss young and emerging as well as established artists and their work.

STÄDELSCHULE PORTIKUS E.V.
The association Städelschule Portikus e.V. aims to support the Städelschule and its students under the motto: Supporting art today means investing in the intelligence of tomorrow’s society. The Association supports not only the academic curriculum of the Städelschule but also the exhibition programme of Portikus.

The journal on portikus.de operates as an extension of the exhibitions at Portikus themselves. A wide spectrum of contributions including essays, interviews, fictional writing or photo and video contributions provide a closer look on artistic interests and reflect on topics that concern our society, politics and culture.

Bio: Anne Imhof / Main: Willem de Rooij
  • Mani Mazinani and Sanaz Mazinani: Dastgāh
    Jun 4 – Oct 31, 2024
    Evergreen Brick Works
    Toronto, Canada
    How do you listen? What do you hear? Nestled in the Don River ravines amidst urban trails and the Don Valley Parkway, Dastgāh is a sound sculpture that asks visitors to open their ears and listen differently. Created by the brother and sister duo Mani Mazinani and Sanaz Mazinani, the instrument takes its title from the Farsi term “dastgāh,” and can be literally translated as a “hand” (dast) and “gāh” (way) or “set of directions,” a modal system that serves as the foundation for composition and improvisation in Iranian music. (more…)
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