Frieze is pleased to announce the return of the Frieze Artist Award in 2015, this year supported by the LUMA Foundation. Welcoming applications for Frieze London 2015, the award is a major opportunity to present ambitious, site-specific work as part of the Frieze Projects programme. The Award is open to UK and international artists between 25-40 years of age. Frieze is delighted that the LUMA Foundation will be the exclusive partner of the Frieze Artist Award for the next three years.
Kobe Biennale 2015 will hold the 5th edition of the Art in a Container International Competition.
The Athens Photo Festival, presented by the Hellenic Centre for Photography, has opened submissions for the 2015 Festival, to be held May – July 2015.
WRO is now accepting submissions to the 16th Media Art Biennale WRO 2015: Test Exposure, whose opening events will be held in Wroclaw between May 13th and May 17th, 2015. Anyone submitting a work should read and follow the instructions below. Please make sure to submit your work, accompanied by the entry form, early enough to meet the December 10th deadline. The works to be presented during the Biennale will be selected by the WRO 2015 Biennale team.
Amid the celebrations for the 30th anniversary of the Havana Biennial, we present the curatorial proposal for its TWELFTH EDITION to be held between 22 May and 22 June 2015.
SCAPE Public Art is excited to announce Rob Garrett as the Managing Curator for the 8th SCAPE Public Art Christchurch Biennial that is to be held from 3 October to 15 November 2015. With more than 35 years’ experience in the contemporary arts sector, Rob Garrett will bring invaluable skills, expertise and creativity to SCAPE 8.
Since its creation in 1991, Thierry Raspail, artistic director of la Biennale de Lyon, has been inviting each guest curator to reflect on a word spanning three editions. La Biennale 2015 will start a new trilogy with the word “modern”, a word that Thierry Raspail gave to Ralph Rugoff, curator of the 2015 edition. Ralph Rugoff answers to this term with a title for 2015: La vie moderne. Below are his first thoughts on “modern”.
The New Museum announced the list of participating artists in the 2015 New Museum Triennial, the only recurring museum exhibition in New York devoted to presenting works by early-career artists from around the world. The Triennial provides an important platform for an emergent generation of artists that is shaping the discourse of contemporary art.
Alternative Topographies is a time-based, juried media exhibition that takes the broad idea of topography to delve into questions about place: how we define place, the roles we play in the preservation and transformation of place, and how place is represented in our memories, imaginations, and shifting experiences of reality.
One of the strategies applied in media art is to deal with topics and positions in an ironic, humorous and satirical manner. In so doing, irony does not only serve as background entertainment, but is rather a means of analysis, classification and criticism.