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Sideral: Artist and Event Collective

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Sideral collaborates with artistic groups for events in Argentina (www.sideralprod.com.ar)

Tang Maohong Solo Exhibition: ‘Exclave Con’ at ShanghART Beijing

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Tang Maohong simultaneously references and undermines art history and popular culture. He has integrated a variety of visual elements and subject matters, producing works that inhabit the ever-blurred border between high art and popular illustration. His work is absurd, magical, humorous and confrontational, hinting that the juxtapositions of figurative objects might be more than just illusions. Tang Maohong’s pictorial universe reflects not only a new subject – a psyche whose internal eclectic imagination is echoed in the environment of constantly flowing images…

‘Speaking in Tongues’ exhibition by Aernout Mik will open The Global Prayers Congress

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The city is not an a-religious space. This is demonstrated by all of the insights gained through the international, interdisciplinary project GLOBAL PRAYERS – redemption and liberation in the city. Rather, it is in the global metropolises that new religious movements are finding the fertile cultural, political, and economic ground in which to take root. In the dynamic life of the city, religion, too, is in constant motion. New religious groups are subverting the traditional order and hierarchies of urban society. Powerful religious economies and a new kind of religious mainstream are establishing themselves in the heart of the city….

Ming Wong, Yang Fudong, Yang Zhenzhong included in the 12th Biennale de Lyon

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For the 12th Biennale de Lyon, curator Gunnar B. Kvaran has invited artists from all over the world who work in the narrative field and use art to experiment with the modalities and mechanisms of storytelling. The exhibition gives pride of place to the ingenuity and inventiveness of contemporary artists in undoing mainstream narrative codes and off-the-peg plotting devices in order to tell new stories differently…

Magali Arriola part of ARCOmadrid curatorial team for #SoloProjects 2014 Focus Latin America

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ARCOmadrid announces that Magali Arriola, Marcio Harum, Sharon Lerner and Tobias Ostrander have been named as the curatorial team for #SoloProjects Focus Latin America at ARCOmadrid 2014. #SoloProjects Focus Latin America is designed to serve as an opportunity for Latin American artists to research and develop new projects. The curatorial team will combine an exhaustive study of contemporary Latin America artists with proposals from galleries in order to arrive at a selection of the most relevant and most representative work from throughout the region.

Art in General New Commission by Lisa Oppenheim & Lisa Tan

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Using Marcel Broodthaers’s elaborate tombstone and the cemetery in which he is buried as a point of departure, artists Lisa Oppenheim and Lisa Tan present Cimetière d’Ixelles, a group exhibition of work by contemporary artists Helena Almeida, Germaine Kruip, Jochen Lempert, Alexandra Leykauf, and Eva Löfdahl. Broodthaers’s headstone, designed when he knew he was dying, is both an artwork and a memento mori. Inspired by the tombstone as the intersection of the world of the living and the world of the dead, Lisa Oppenheim and Lisa Tan have selected five singular works that come together to illuminate the overlap between the here and there, and the past and present…