de-FORMATIONS

The group exhibition de-FORMATIONS includes and takes inspiration from the series The Distortions by André Kertész, the most striking and unsettling work of the visionary author, which was produced during the 30s as an assignment for the illustrated magazine Le Sourire. On that occasion, Kertész portrayed two models making use of carnival mirrors, transforming their…

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Maurizio Anzeri, "Family Album", 2008 (detail)

The Needle’s Eye

The exhibition traces a singular history of embroidery, spanning from its more conventional uses to its increasing application as a free means of expression within the art field. Focusing on both Norwegian and international contemporary applications, the show fosters a dialogue between traditional employments of this technique – touching on themes such as history, memory and…

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Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin, “This Equals That!”

What do a sailing boat and a square ruler have in common? And what about a bookstall and a brick wall? These are only few of the question marks raised by Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin in their publication This Equals That!.   Entirely dedicated to all children from five to one hundred years old,…

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Max De Esteban, “Heads Will Roll”

Max De Esteban’s volume Heads Will Roll is the fourth episode of the author’s series of Propositions, a long-term investigation arising from today’s growing embracement of technologies within the artistic approaches and methods. The images gathered in this book hail from a variety of sources, among which the digital world and the news, today definable…

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Call for Entries: WYNG Masters Award

WYNG Masters Award is an annual contest that aims to bring the public’s attention on social issues relating to the city of Hong Kong. It is currently open for entries to both Hong Kong-based and international photographers on the theme of WASTE. The winner of WYNG Masters Award will receive a cash prize of HKD 250,000…

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Sergio Romagnoli “A Drop in the Ocean”

  Éditions du Lic’s volume A Drop in the Ocean is a homage to the life of Sergio Romagnoli, a 37-year old Italian naturalist and science teacher who was murdered under mysterious circumstances in 1994 on the island of Sao Tomè and Principe (Gulf of Guinea, Western Africa), where he had moved with his wife after…

André Príncipe, Untitled from the series Antena 2, 2014. Courtesy Galeria Pedro Alfacinha

Antena 2

Hosted at the newly-opened Galeria Pedro Alfacinha in Lisbon, André Príncipe’s Antena 2 – the artist’s first solo show in the Portuguese capital since 2006 – gathers a selection of photographs from his past three years of photographic wandering.   A daily, disciplined practice, which drives the author to an intimate portrait of people, animals and…