Cities today are growing at breackneck pace. Since 2007, urban areas have been home to more than 60% of the world’s population. In Europe, this figure stands out at more than 80%. The most extreme manifestation of this process is the megacity, defined by the United Nations as an urban agglomeration with a population of 10 million or more. In 1975, there were only three megacities. Today, there are 31.
UGM | Maribor Art Gallery invites international artists, producers and organisations to participate in the 2015 UGM Studio call for entries. As part of the UGM programme we continue a series of exhibitions in order to track the recent production in contemporary art. Four entries from the 2015 call will be chosen to be presented for the first time in Maribor and will be exhibited during the second half of 2015.
Change, development, and shift of language, place, and medium, are at the centre of Paraflows .X – DIGITAL MIGRATION.
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”.