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Collisions & Render Engines

Diogo Tudela's (Alum LA '18 and Berlin '18) exhibition "Collisions & Render Engines" was recently on view at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Lisbon, Portugal. "Collisions & Render Engines can be defined as a real time aural-visual theatre of impacts and debris. The presented structure tries to materialize an information system enclosing possible trajectories within the feedback loop that connects the aesthetic artifacts of warfare to its entertainment counterparts." – Diogo…

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Machine Reveries and the Possibility of Thought Beyond the Human Body

Jack Booth (alum Berlin '19) published his essay 'Machine Reveries and the Possibility of Thought Beyond the Human Body' for the Spring '20 issue of Strelka Magazine. "Machine-machine vision—a parallel visual culture developed by machines, for machines—is testing the boundaries of what we consider thought." – Jack Booth In the essay Jack examines how '...In his 1987 essay “Can Thought Go On Without A Body?” the philosopher Jean-François Lyotard saw thought as inseparable from the body; the body…

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STENCILS

la GALERIE IMAGINAIRE presents 'S T E N C I L S' a group exhibition on the streets of Quito, Ecuador. In November, Elena Bajo (Faculty Berlin '16) was amongst the group of artists to create an exhibition across the streets of Quito, Equador. Participating Artists: Adolfo Bernal, Carolina Caycedo, David Horvitz, Jose Luis Macas, David Medalla, Adam Nankervis, Oliver Ressler, Katerina Seda, Santiago Sierra, Tercerunquinto, Dennis Tyfus, Goran Trbuljak, Lawrence Weiner. "#whendidyoustopdancing?…

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Reimagined Narratives: From Spatial Memory to Mapping the Future

This past fall, Alexandra Stock (Alum NYC '19) joined the curating board of Art D’Égypte and curated "Reimagined Narratives," the third in a series of annual exhibitions held at different heritage sites across Cairo. "Reimagined Narratives: From Spatial Memory to Mapping the Future" that ran from October 17–November 9, 2019 on al-Mu’iz Street. "We supported Art D’Égypte’s exhibition project Reimagined Narratives: From Spatial Memory to Mapping the Future that ran from October 17–November 9,…

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Seeing Color Podcast

On his Seeing Color podcast, Zhiwan Cheung (Alum '19 Berlin) talks with cultural workers and artists of color "to expand what is a predominantly white space in the arts." Cheung explains, "Seeing Color came from a desire to broaden the scope of art discussions, from a perspective that art cannot always be distinct from the race of its author, from a wanting for a critical analysis aware of and critical towards the white canon, for a wish that my younger self could have heard and learned from…

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Core Desires, Counter Prospects

Quinn Latimer (Faculty Berlin '18) interviews New Mineral Collective's (NMC) for Canadian Art. 'Core Desires, Counter Prospects' digs into their wide-ranging practice which explores landscapes of extraction – looking for a different set of values in the earth’s mineral core. New Mineral Collective, Your Body Is A Mine (still), 2019. Ultra HD video, 6 minutes, 30 seconds. 'We ride cloud cover, and then the ground. Snowfields, airfields, some fluorescent imaging of the interior, some dark…

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Confluence Ecologies

Last fall, Kayla Anderson (alum Berlin '19) collaborated on the project Inheritance, as part of HKW's Anthropocene Curriculum Confluence Ecologies show at Southern Illinois University's Museum. Inheritance was part of Field Station 4 in “confluence territory” where the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers meet (in Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky). A multimedia artwork to uncover the sublime beauty of fossilised forests. Inheritance by Kayla Anderson The field of geology has long been intertwined…

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First We Feast

Last summer, "First We Feast", a documentary essay by Alice Sarmiento (Alum NYC '19) was published in Schloss-Post. »Kain!« »Kain ka muna!« or »Kain tayo!« are common ways to demonstrate Philippine hospitality. They all roughly translate to the same thing: »Let’s eat.« In her documentary essay, Alice Sarmiento reports on the life, and motivations, and cultural backgrounds of German-Filipino women. Sarmiento traces down that many of these women are part of a larger community, in which…

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TWWWO: Matter in Flux

  The World in Which We Occur (TWWWO) is a curatorial research-based entity organized by Jennifer Teets (Faculty Berlin '16, '17, '19 and LA '18) that explores themes concerned with artistic inquiry, philosophy of science, and ecology. TWWWO began as a live event series over the telephone in 2014, and has thus expanded to other formats such as Matter in Flux, an online monthly study group with participants from different fields across the world. TWWWO takes into account modern day issues…

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Persistent Echoes

In the fall of 2019, Emilie Trice's (Alum Berlin '19) essay Persistent Echoes was included in a time capsule in the walls of the the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s new Rudin Family Gallery. The essay is on the work of artist/musician Ted Riederer, with the time capsule is a vessel for his sonic, archival art piece "Persistent Echoes". 'The artist and musician Ted Riederer will seal his sonic artwork Persistent Echoes within the walls of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s new Rudin Family Gallery,…

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