Viafarini is a creative incubator and a hub for visual arts located at Fabbrica del Vapore, collaborating with other renowned organizations in Milan, in Italy and abroad. Viafarini has been founded in 1991 as a non-profit organization for contemporary art, when this concept was new to Italy. Nowadays Viafarini is renovating its mission: starting from the idea of a creative incubator aiming at the professional training of emerging artists within the art system, it is shifting toward the idea of an agency for the creation of networks of collaboration between artistic research, private commission, entrepreneurship and the social environment. Viafarini’s know-how about documentation, art consultancy, production, residency, education, communication and exhibition services are put at disposal for interdisciplinary collaboration projects. The benefits guaranteed by this innovative approach reverberates not only on the single artist’s career, but on the society itself. Thanks to this hybrid, participative and multidisciplinary approach Viafarini innovates its cultural offer in order to understand the implications of the great change under way: from an artistic as well as social, political and anthropological point of view.
The Wandering Room is an artist-run initiative. Since 2007 the members of The Wandering Room have collaborated as artists and curated exhibitions in temporary spaces. They are currently situated on the corner of Victoria and Elizabeth St, Brunswick, Melbourne. The Wandering Room have also exhibited at Testing Grounds, Melbourne, 2018; KickArts Contemporary Arts, Cairns, 2016; The Laundry, Brisbane, 2016; Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, 2013; Griffith University Art Gallery, 2013 and Brisbane Festival, 2012. They have undertaken residencies at Development AIR, New Zealand, 2013; Fish Lane Studios, 2013 and Grey Street, South Bank, Brisbane, 2012. They have twice been recipients of grants from Arts Queensland. Current Directors: David Creed, Joseph Breikers, Angela Rossitto, Amanda Wolf The Wandering Room acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we are situated.
PROGRAMMING ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art is an independent, non-profit gallery promoting and supporting innovative contemporary art and artists through exhibitions, education, and events. ATHICA is committed to the local art community and to bringing in national and international contemporary artists of all media. The programming features rotating exhibitions of various themes and affiliated events (such as performances, music, panel discussions, screenings, lectures, workshops, children’s events, tours, and more). Over the past decade, ATHICA has presented over 1200 regional, national, and international artists in over 60 exhibitions and hundreds of affiliated events. ATHICA features up to seven formal exhibitions yearly, including an annual juried exhibition which has featured jurors such as Michael Rooks of Atlanta’s High Musuem, Harry DeLorme of Savannah’s Telfair Museum, and Teresa Reeves of the Zuckerman Museum. Specific programs include: Exhibitions Performances/Events Artists-in-ATHICA Residency Internship Education – Adult Education – Youth Membership Community Access Volunteer 100% VOLUNTEER / ARTIST-LED ATHICA is an all-volunteer organization, with a working board of directors that contributes a minimum of 10 hours a month, interns that contribute a minimum of 70 hours a semester, artists, curators, docents, event staff, preparators, installers, graphic designers, programmers, carpenters, cooks, educators and faculty, […]
Vestige Concept Gallery is an art display space and store located within the gallery district of Lawrenceville-Pittsburgh Pennsylvania’s most vibrant and exciting neighborhood. The gallery exists to promote emerging and mid-career artists through sales, and special events. The Gallery also features some of the most up-and-coming avant-garde performances in today’s music. The name “Vestige” was chosen as a harkening to things from our collective past, while “Concept” lends itself to a future of endless possibilities. In addition to works for sale, our shop features fun, vintage, and retro/chic, art and other items reasonably priced for the budget-minded consumer. We feel that quality art is something that every person should be able to afford and enjoy, and Vestige Concept Gallery wants to help you find art that fits your lifestyle needs. Vestige Concept Gallery also works with customers to create custom works of art.
Dimensions Variable (DV) is a nonprofit led by artists committed to the education, presentation, and support of contemporary art in Miami. Through a supportive community, DV provides studios, curates exhibitions, produces external projects, publishes content, hosts discussions, develops education, and organizes events that engage the community and support challenging and experimental art practices.
127 garage is a space for cultural initiatives from artists and for artists. We, the artist Anton Tkachenko and the curator Nastia Khlestova, opened a space for exhibitions, lectures, shows, meetings, discussions, and, most importantly, experiments in our garage. Our main goal and mission are to create a space comfortable for work and interaction, supporting young artists. We want to make art accessible and popular, therefore, locating in a residential complex, we are open to communication and work with the local community. 127 garage’s work is centered on different formats of knowledge exchange and developing new tools for understanding the condition today for a queerer tomorrow. 127 garage opens up new discursive lines, by involving different actors into challenging spatial narratives. 127 garage strives for a world of horizontal hegemonies, borderlessness, and borderlands, guided by our curiosity and urgency.
From May 1 to 31, Madrid’s Urban Digital Art Festival unfolds around the city with exhibitions on urban screens such as the Roca Madrid Gallery or JCDecaux’s digital marquees; immersive experiences on the giant screen of Taller de Ideas and the dome of DOMO360; online conferences and workshops at La Casa Encendida; an international call for AR art on Instagram filters; and online programming broadcast by Twitch, and many other things.
Studio Faire is a contemporary art space in South West France, owned and run by Scottish couple, Colin Usher and Julia Douglas. Studio Faire provides residencies for writers, screenwriters, artists and musicians from within it’s *private 1830’s maison de maître. In addition to running Studio Faire, Colin and Julia are both creative practitioners in their own right, with Colin specializing in photography, digital media and drumming and Julia in mixed-media visual art and web design. At Studio Faire, Colin and Julia offer their residents a change of pace and the space to explore ideas, create a new body of work or develop an existing project. *Studio Faire is a private space, only open to its residents by application.
VOX is an artist-run centre founded in 1985. Its mission is to support research and presentation initiatives as well as enable artists, exhibition curators and other researchers to contribute to art experimentation, to reflection and to development of multiple forms of critical discourse around image-making and exhibition practices from the 1960s to the present day. Its main activity is exhibitions, most often complemented by publications, documentation spaces, film screenings, conferences and online projects. The exhibitions and other artistic events that the centre produces are grounded in long-term work with artists, and often designed as collective projects that encourage discussions and debates about art and contemporary society as well as public meetings with diverse audiences. VOX is a non-profit organization and a member of the RCAAQ as well as Art actuel 2-22.
JOSEPH CONSTABLE, LONDON featuring MARK CORFIELD-MOORE
EYES ONLY is pleased to present: Joseph Constable, Associate Curator at the Serpentine Galleries in London and Mark Corfield-Moore, born 1988 in Bangkok, lives and works in London. In Mark´s painting practice, the act of weaving on a loom becomes a meditation on the idiosyncrasies of past events and experiences. Memories, be they historical or personal, are re-performed through a hybrid process incorporating painting and ikat, in which the artist paints images with dye directly onto strands of loose cotton threads before they are woven permanent. This ikat technique was vicariously adopted by Corfield-Moore from his maternal grandmother, who had a similar practice many years ago in North East Thailand. Although the artist never met his relative, this biographical discovery enabled him to process and rediscover his heritage by incorporating weaving into his practice. The works presented in the exhibition draw upon a series of intimate thought patterns that trace Corfield-Moore’s experience as part of the Thai-British diaspora. Phrases such ‘auto gate’ suggest certain architectural structures and psychological spaces, which are then combined with each woven image to engender ambiguous and transitory associations: an automatic gate that acts as a protective threshold. Rendered with what the artist describes as a […]
Exhibition opening of Armin Rohr as part of the art project “Passage”
Armin Rohr is a painter and draughtsman. For his work he uses different, traditional media such as paper or canvas. In cycles, he repeatedly changes his pictorial language by switching from abstraction to figurative or combining both forms. His best-known works are characterised above all by a combination of extensive wall installations consisting of murals, paintings and drawings, autonomous oil paintings and monotypes. In the PASSAGE art project in the Kaiserpassage in Bonn, we are showing three of his large abstract works on canvas that are similar to his murals. In the individual works, round, organic forms alternate with graphic structures. The interplay of amorphous, abstract bodies, surfaces, dots and lines creates the illusion of spatiality. They form their own effective space of figures and structures. In the mostly colour-intensive arrangements, Armin Rohr combines organically proliferating forms, remnants and ciphers of figurativeness and abstract colour surfaces in his abstract phase to create an associative but alien cosmos.
Get Out Of Your Skull
Get Out Of Your Skull – an international collaborative art project The Get out of your skull art project, is a corona proof, non-subsidized, artists for artists initiative with the participation of an international group of 64 artists from 20 countries, initiated and curated by Ron Weijers for the 10dence platform. This project united a large group of artists during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic with all its restrictions and problematic effects on their individual art practices as well as the international artworld. Aiming primarily on providing a positive vibe, to stimulate creative processes, to provide a psychological boost, to re-ignite a possibility to communicate and to network as well as to generate a bright light at the end of the corona tunnel during these darkened times. The Get Out Of Your Skull project will be presented to the public within venues at de Zilverhof exhibition space – Ghent – Belgium from 13 till 29 08 2021 – La Providence art centre – Ille sur Tet – France from 05 till 19 09 2021 – World Art Delft [WAD] – Delft – the Netherlands from 15-10 till 7-11 2021 – Arti et Amicitiae [ArtSpace] – Amsterdam – the Netherlands from 17 […]
CrossingBorders at Pacific Grove, CA
A new venue for CrossingBorders has been added to the ongoing traveling exhibition. “Into the Light: CrossingBorders” will be the third installment of this important exhibition. “Into the Light” will be an opportunity in post Covid-19 times to see this representative show curated by Carl Heyward with work from all over the world from members of Global Art Project.
Kathmandu international artists in residency (KIAR 2022)
Nepal is the Best Value Destination to travel to. Nepal’s cultural landscape is every bit as diverse as its physical one. The spectacular Himalayas comprise the highest mountains on earth and boast a surreal landscape of snow-covered peaks sure to leave a powerful impression. The Himalayan country of Nepal, situated between India and China, offers some of the best access to these mountain peaks, where landscapes vary from subtropical valleys (complete with banana trees) to alpine forests (home to grazing yaks). Customs and traditions differ from one part of Nepal to another. A conglomeration lies in the capital city, Kathmandu, where cultures are blending to form a national identity. Kathmandu Valley has served as the country’s cultural metropolis since the unification of Nepal in the 18th Century. A prominent factor in Nepali’s everyday life is religion. Adding color to the lives of Nepalese are festivals the year round which they celebrate with much pomp and joy. Food plays an important role in the celebration of these festivals. Capital is surrounded by a valley full of historic sites, ancient temples, shrines, and fascinating villages. Kathmandu is an incredibly diverse historic city with breathtaking Newari architecture, centuries-old Hindu and Buddhist religious sites. […]
The art project PASSAGE uses the temporary vacancy in the Kaiserpassage, in the center of Bonn, and turns it into a place for art that creates a new space of experience outside of opening times and familiar exhibition contexts. Friday March 26, 2021, from 7am on – start of the PASSAGE project in the Kaiserpassage in the center of Bonn. We start with: Schadenschnelldienst (2010), light installation by Gabriele Horndasch (Düsseldorf / GER) / Schnelltest (2021), site-specific video installation by Camenisch / Vetsch (Basel / CH) and paintings by Peter Kohl (AT) in cooperation with SZALCprojects, Bonn/ View attachment: Press Release PASSAGE