Index of Titles Filed Under 'Exhibition Documents'

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Cecilia Vicuña: Seehearing the Enlightened Failure was published on occasion of the exhibition Cecilia Vicuña. Seehearing the Enlightened Failure (February 8 to August 2, 2020) muac, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo. unam, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City; (May 26 to November 24, 2019) Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam. This retrospective exhibition brings together over a hundred works by the poet, visual artist, and activist Cecilia Vicuña. Since the 1960s, the artist has constituted a radical perspective on the relationship between art and politics through her writing and art making. She has done so in different parts ...
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PublisherSculpture Center2016
A hundred years ago, Freud delivered eleven lectures on dreams during the academic winter sessions of 1915–17 at the University of Vienna. These extemporaneous presentations comprise a third of A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis, a frank and conversational volume that was later published. Subversive in facilitating a process for the mind to author fantastical scenes and narratives, Freud’s notion of “condensation” was addressed in his lecture titled “The Dream-Work.” In the talk, he carefully and emphatically explained how individuals translate disparate conscious thoughts into a composite of visual elements—proposing that latent dream thoughts (achieved through association) bring forth dream elements ...
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Accompanying the exhibition Making is Thinking (23 January – 1 May 2011) Witte de With presents its first digital publication. To highlight the importance placed on process by Making is Thinking, the book was developed over the course of the show. Thinking along with the exhibition, it was made available online in installments. The publication can now be downloaded for free in its entirety. It features a historical perspective on craft by Alice Motard; a short story by Yoshiko Nagai, inspired by Teppei Kaneuji’s animation Tower; a conversation between artist Ane Hjort Guttu and Solveig Øvstebø titled The Emancipation of Forms; an ...
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Morality is an invitation to reflect and debate situations in contemporary life that refuse clear distinctions between right and wrong, what is and what ought to be. As a whole, this project has been defined by a desire – inherent to contemporary art – to open spaces for active, engaged forms of spectatorship that are not predetermined by either moral or ideological imperatives. Morality is a provocative theme, especially in a world that is now determined by the experiences of war, displacement, political and economic crises, the rise of religious stereotypes, and the radicalization of seemingly old doctrines and ideologies. ...
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Words Without Pictures was originally conceived by curator Charlotte Cotton as a means of creating spaces for discourse around current issues in photography. Every month for a year, beginning in November 2007, an artist, educator, critic or curator was invited to contribute a short unillustrated essay about an aspect of emerging photography. Each piece was available on the Words Without Pictures website for one month and was accompanied by a discussion forum focused on its specific topic. Over the course of its month-long “life,” each essay received both invited and unsolicited responses from a wide range of interested parties. All ...

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