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PRESS: Amidst Uneasiness, the 15th Istanbul Biennial Draws to a Close

PRESS TEXT POSTED BY: DORIAN BATYCKA NOVEMBER 10, 2017 Elmgreen and Dragset Portrait, Courtesy IKSV Istanbul — Following the precipitous decline of freedom of speech and expression in Turkey in the wake of an attempted coup in July 2016, the 15th edition … Continue reading

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PRESS: Cultural Diplomacy and Artwashing at Documenta in Athens

PRESS TEXT By Dorian Batycka June 12, 2017 It remains a question whether Learning from Athens actually manages to learn anything from Greece and its financial crisis. Thierry Geoffrey, “Is Documenta the botox of late capitalism?” (2017), (image courtesy of the artist) ATHENS … Continue reading

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PRESS: In The Surrounds of History

PRESS TEXT BY JOTA MOMBAÇA 19 May 2017 Documenta 14: Athens In The Surrounds of History Jota Mombaça recently moved to Athens for observing the multiple events surrounding Documenta 14. One of them is an exhibition by the initiative “Artists … Continue reading

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PRESS: Awaiting Political Specters: Documenta 14

PRESS TEXT POSTED BY: DEIANIRA TOLEMA MAY 11, 2017 Written by Dorian Batycka and Vanessa Gravenor Documenta is a quinquennial exhibition of contemporary art that since 1955 has created a space for healing war torn regions through art. Begun in the German city of Kassel, … Continue reading

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PRESS: Artists at Risk: Wysing offers residency to artists facing persecution in their home country

PRESS TEXT By Jack Hutchinson As part of the Artists at Risk network, the Cambridge-based organisation has launched a three-month residency for visual artists who are the target of politically motivated threats in their home country. Wysing Arts Centre has announced an open … Continue reading

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ARTISTS at RISK @ AR PAVILION in Athens

ARTISTS at RISK 7 APR – 5 MAY 2017 AR PAVILION, Athens (Varvakio Square) http://artistsatrisk.org/ Curated by Marita Muukkonen and Ivor Stodolsky, the Co-founding Directors of Perpetuum Mobile (PM) Issa Touma, “Aleppo Before & After United Photographs” series (1996-2017) Front: … Continue reading

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PRESS: Re-Build Refuge Europe in Athens

PRESS TEXT EUROPEAN ALTERNATIVES April 7, 2017, 10:37 am European Alternatives in cooperation with Perpetuum Mobile and AthenSYN prepared two exhibitions regarding migration. They are opening today in Athens. In the past years, Athens has been one of the places … Continue reading

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PRESS: A New Space For Artists At Risk

PRESS TEXT BY Katrina Kufer April 5, 2017 The launch of a new kind of global institution for artists under threat AR digital presence Artists at Risk (AR) is a new organisation for artists facing persecution. A unique format that has … Continue reading

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Clemens Bomsdorf on Artists at Risk in Amnesty Journal

 Clemens Bomsdorf on Artists at Risk in Amnesty Journal 04/05 2017, Exil im Atelier, p. 58-59 The article is available only in German

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